Gang members stab man over 100 times, decapitate him then cut out his heart

Members of a gang known as MS-13 made headlines earlier this week when it was made public that they stabbed a man over 100 times, decapitated him and then cut his heart out earlier this year. This brutal homicide occurred in Wheaton, Maryland. There is currently one attacker in police custody. The 19-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder. According to Assistant State’s Attorney Kelly McGann, “He is noted as being the first individual to thrust a knife into the chest of the decedent.” To read more about this breaking story and to learn more about MS-13, check out this article in the Washington Post.

Charles Manson Dies at 83


After being recently hospitalized and rumors of his death circling for days, Charles Manson officially died yesterday, November 19th, at the age of 83 years old. You can read more about his death in his New York Times obituary.

Will the Real Ed Kemper Please Stand Up?

Anyone who listened to episode nine of the podcast might recall Jen talking about a YouTube video I sent her that did a side-by-side comparison of Mindhunter’s Ed Kemper and the actual serial killer. Here is the link to that video for all who are interested, I definitely recommend checking it out if you’re a fan of the show.

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