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Grannyball Lecter

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The 68-year-old is said to have sawed off her victims’ heads and devoured them. Photo: East2West

ACCUSED: Tatiana Samsonova is accused of killing at least 10 people - Photo: RUSSIAN INVESTIGATIVE COMITEE

ACCUSED: Tatiana Samsonova is accused of killing at least 10 people – Photo: RUSSIAN INVESTIGATIVE COMITEE

Tamara-Samsonova

KILLER: Tamara Samsonova is said to have chopped up and ate 14 people. Photo: Youtube

A grandma named Tamara Samsonova, 68, is suspected of being a serial killer with methods very similar to Hannibal Lecter. The granny is thought to have feasted on the butchered bodies of up to 14 victims – including her husband! She is suspected of sawing off their heads and limbs and gouging out their lungs.

The suspect was arrested this week over the murder of her friend Valentina Ulanova, 79. She was spotted on CCTV footage carrying Ulanova’s body parts in a black plastic bag.

Police then found Ulanova’s decapitated corpse in a nearby pond They believe she drugged her victim and cut her up while she was still alive after a row over dirty tea cups.

Officers who raided her flat in St Petersburg, Russia, discovered diaries kept by the ripper gran. In them she listed what police say could total 14 murders.

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Check out this Hannibal Lecter purse design.

The Jeffrey Dahmer Files film

The Jeffrey Dahmer Files

What drives a seemingly mundane man to commit a series of acts so heinous that it captured the attention of a horrified nation? In the summer of 1991 Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in Milwaukee and sentenced to 957 years in prison for killing 17 people and dismembering their bodies. THE JEFFREY DAHMER FILES is a film that explores this Midwestern city by meeting those surrounding Dahmer during and after his hidden spree. Recollections from Milwaukee Medical Examiner Jeffrey Jentzen, Police Detective Patrick Kennedy, and neighbor Pamela Bass are interwoven with archival footage and everyday scenes from Dahmer’s life, working collectively to disassemble the facade of an ordinary man leading an ordinary existence.

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Related:
Books about Jeffrey Dahmer

Today in history: The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror

It was in the morning of November 13, 1974, that Butch DeFeo slayed his entire family, shooting his parents, and four siblings at 112 Ocean Avenue. The family home would later achieve notoriety as the haunted ‘Amityville Horror.’

Here are some real photographs related to the event borrowed from thinesclaude.com

More pictures and details about this notorious crime can be found here.

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‘Gangster Squad’ exclusive movie trailer

The first trailer for the movie, which will be released sometime this fall, just hit the Web. In the clip, we meet a team of ’30s era Los Angeles police officers, played by Nick Nolte, Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling among others, who go “off the books” to take out real-life crime boss Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn.) Emma Stone is along for the ride too, portraying a pretty lady in a dangerous love triangle with Gosling’s cop character and Cohen. Check it out the trailer below.

Related:
Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster
Hollywood’s Celebrity Gangster: The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen
Mickey Cohen, In My Own Words: As Told to John Peer Nugent