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She Bathed in Blood and Killed Over 600 Victims: The Real Story of Countess Elizabeth Bathory

On December 26, 1610 Count Gyorgy Thurzo paid a visit to Csejthe Castle in Hungary. On orders of King Matthias, he was instructed to investigate a number or rumors regarding the castle’s countess. Nothing could have prepared him for what he saw that day. A young girl was lying dead on the ground, another girl […]

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Deadlier Than the Male: The Five Most Notorious Female Serial Killers

While Jack the Ripper, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and Ed Gein are best known for their murderous proclivities, this quintet of deadly female serial killers also made their mark in the annals of homicidal lore. Elizabeth Bathory,¬†aka “The Countess of Blood” Bathory tops our list of nasty nobles as one of the deadliest slay queens […]