Adam Janos is a New York City-based writer and reporter. In addition to his work for A&E's Real Crime blog, he has reported for The Wall Street Journal and The Budapest Times, amongst others.
Gary Heidnick's crimes helped inspire Buffalo Bill's character in 'Silence of the Lambs.' We spoke with the killer and self-described pastor's defense lawyer, Charles Peruto, Jr., about what it was like representing one of Philadelphia's most infamous criminals.
In the 1960s, an unidentified serial killer terrorized London sex workers. The Hammersmith Nude Murders remains one of Britain's most infamous unsolved crimes.
Shayna Hubers shot and killed her boyfriend, Ryan Poston, claiming it was self-defense. But at the murder scene, there were few indications of a domestic disturbance. Read more about this bizarre case.
An episode of 'Killer Cases' focuses on a mysterious triple murder in Pensacola that brought whispers of black magic to the Florida panhandle.
While her husband and daughters were out of state, Dr. Teresa Sievers was murdered. 'This was almost the perfect crime,' says prosecutor Cynthia Ross. 'There was absolutely no trace evidence.'
Parents might not report their missing child for a myriad of reasons: because they are the perpetrator in a crime against the child, immigration concerns and more.
For seven years, 20-year-old Colleen Stan was held captive and locked in a small, coffin-like box under Cameron and Janice Hooker's bed. What came next was a misery of unspeakable depth and duration.
Angeline Hartmann of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and A&E's "Live Rescue" on the role the internet plays in facilitating child abduction.