Who Committed the 1912 Villisca Ax Murders?


Who Committed the 1912 Villisca Ax Murders? Jason McLaren/CC BY-SA 4.0
Who Committed the 1912 Villisca Ax Murders? Jason McLaren/CC BY-SA 4.0

In a small town in Iowa in 1912, eight people were murdered in the grisliest of ways while they slept. Local reputations were ruined when accusations flew, but could a drifting serial killer working across the Midwest have been behind it?