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A Buddhist monk talks to media after putting the coffin of the infamous Si Ouey into an incinerator for cremation at Wat Bang Phraek Tai temple Nonthaburi province, Thailand, Thursday, July 23, 2020. The corpse of Si Ouey, a notorious figure who was convicted of murder in 1959 and accused of cannibalism, was put on museum display for six decades, but an online campaign last year was successful in having him be given a proper funeral. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thai serial killer cremated after decades as museum display

Jul. 23, 2020 5:14 AM EDT

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — For decades, some Thai parents warned their naughty children that if they didn’t behave, Si Ouey would come eat their livers. If the threat of a ghostly visit from the executed child killer, long called a cannibal, proved ineffective, those children could always be taken...

Accused California serial rapist and killer tells judge he will plead guilty to 13 murders, admit dozens of sex assaults

Jun. 29, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Accused California serial rapist and killer tells judge he will plead guilty to 13 murders, admit dozens of sex assaults.

Former henchman of Houston killer Corll dies of COVID-19

Jun. 10, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A onetime henchman of one of the Houston area’s most notorious serial killers has died of COVID-19, officials said Wednesday. David Owen Brooks was 65 when he died in a Galveston prison hospital on May 28, two weeks after he had been hospitalized with symptoms consistent...

Murder conviction voided in accused serial killer's case

Jun. 9, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

CLINTON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man had his first-degree murder conviction voided by a judge on Tuesday after his lawyer argued that the jury's split verdict was unconstitutional. A jury had found Ryan Sharpe guilty in December 2019 of killing 48-year-old Brad Defranceschi, a Boy Scouts employee, in an...