Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known under the name of Dr. Henry Howard Holmes or more commonly H. H. Holmes, was one of the first documented serial killers in the modern sense of the term.
Nearly 27 million people came to see the World's Fair in Chicago. This would become the ideal setting for Holmes to find almost countless victims.
After Holmes had become the owner of the drugstore, he purchased an empty lot across the street.
Information on John Borowski's documentary film about the case.
HH Holmes killed at least nine people, confessed to as many as 30 murdered, and may have been responsible for up to 200.
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Documentary, crime, history. Director: John Borowski. Starring: Tony Jay, Harold Schechter, Thomas Cronin and others. Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors.
H.H. Holmes, born Herman Webster Mudgett circa 1860, would come to be recognized as one of America's first serial killers. But to this day...
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Dr. H. H. Holmes, one of America’s first well-known serial killers, is hanged to death in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.