The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

A cold case is an unsolved criminal investigation that remains open indefinitely pending the discovery of new evidence. There have been numerous unique cases throughout history, some of which...
The Hillside Stranglers

The Hillside Stranglers: Cousins Turned Killers

In 1979, cousins Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono were arrested as the main suspects in the kidnapping, rape, torture, and murder of ten female victims whose ages ranged from...

Doom And Columbine: The Effect Of The Columbine High School Massacre On The Video...

On April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered Columbine High School and, in just under an hour, killed 13, injured 21, and kick-started several controversies that are...
The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City: A Look At The Upcoming Film Adaptation

Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City is an historical novel that takes real people and events and utilizes them in a fictionalized format. There are embellishments, of...
My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer Is A Heart-Wrenchingly Accurate Portrait Of One Of America’s Most Infamous...

My Friend Dahmer, a graphic novel written by John (or Derf) Backderf, is a conglomeration of the author’s experiences as a classmate of the infamous Jeffrey Dahmer and the...
Creepy pastas - Slender Man

3 Horrifying Crimes Inspired By The Slender Man

The Slender Man is a well-known creepypasta that has circulated widely around the Internet, inspiring a slew of fans who have created an endless stream of artistic depictions, short...
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

Killer Couples: Match Made In Murder

There have been hundreds of different murderers and serial killers, and being a killer seems like it could get lonely. But some couples are just made for each other in...
Teen bites off victimes face after taking drugs.

Teen Bites off Victim’s Face After Killing Couple

Police walked into a shocking and gruesome scene at a home in Tequesta, Florida last week. Deputies found 19-year-old student, Austin Harrouff hovering over one of his victims, and biting...
Serial Killer Fandom - true stories

Here’s the Problem With the Serial Killer Fandom

There’s a cultural fascination with serial killers. It makes sense, too, because America has more of them than just about any country on Earth. Why we have so many, I...
Making a Murderer

Top Five Most Compelling Making a Murderer Fan Theories!

Right now, "Murder is hot!" It’s hard not to be bothered by the many cringe-worthy moments that occur during the successful Netflix docu-series Making a Murderer. The series showcases evidence that...
Drew Barrymore takes a call from the killer in Scream

Scream, Murder, and Moral Panics

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this installment, April Bennett...
Dead body found during pokemon go play.

Dead Bodies Being Found During Pokemon Go Play!

Since its launch just a few days ago, Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. Not only is everyone talking about but it has become the top-grossing app...
wicked horror takes a look at ten children under the age of 16 who have took the lives of other people.

Kids Who Kill–When Innocence Turns to Evil

Adult serial killers are creepy enough, but what’s all the more jarring is kids who kill. Like something out of a horror movie, it’s unnatural and terribly frightening. We think...

Why You Should Be Scared Of Our National Parks

A familiar spooky scene in horror movies is that of the creepy, dark forest that hides nightmares and terrifying secrets in its midst. Films like The Evil Dead, The...
Groups dressed as clowns in south carolina are reportedly trying to lure kids into the woods.

Creepy Clowns Reported Trying to Lure Kids into Woods!

Residents in South Carolina are fearing for their kids'  safety after reports of creepy clowns trying to entice children into the woods. The unusual reports started in the last week or...