The Sharpe Family Murders

Between March 23-27 2004, the man dubbed the Mornington Monster, John Myles Sharpe, did the unthinkable. The apparently doting husband and father took the lives of the ones he was supposed to protect. This is the story of the Sharpe Family Murders. Mornington, Victoria, Australia.  February 28, 1967. John Myles Sharpe was born to shopkeepers [...]

Who killed Toyah Cordingley?

I am guilty of being the typical true crime fan. I like a nicely finished story, wrapped in a bow and given to me with an ending I can be happy with. True crime fills a need deep within people; order restored after great chaos. Sure, there are murderers and enraged ex's and dangerous strangers [...]

Notorious Lady Killers From Down Under

Who run the world? Multi-billion dollar corporations, Big Pharma and the Bilderberg Group. But who kills the best? Girls, especially those who hail from my homeland. These are some of the lovely (I use that word loosely) lady killers from down under. Katherine Knight, obviously. See the full article on Australian's own Hannah Lector HERE.  [...]

Martha Beck

This one is a bit late (sorry, uni is hard work) but I hope you enjoy the second installment of the Zodiac Killers Series. Warning: This article contains descriptions of rape and sexual assault. Martha Beck was not a lone killer, in fact, had her life gone down a different path she may have never [...]

The Happy Face Killer

This is the first in TrueCrime365's Zodiac Killers Series for the sign of Aries. In this series, we will be looking at a serial killer for each zodiac sign, which they belong to. This is the story of the Happy Face Killer. B & I Tavern. Portland, Oregon, United States. January 23, 1990.  23-year-old Taunja [...]

The Real Amityville Horror

Anyone who has access to a TV or the internet has seen or even just heard of The Amityville Horror. I mean, get Ryan Reynolds to play the main character and you've got some notoriety and a box office smash hit. However, behind the lights and red carpet premieres, the story of what happened in [...]

Salem Witch Trials

You may not consider this story to be relevant to true crime, but this is not an isolated case of murder. History holds many tales much like the one you are about to read. Religion and fear, the group ideals become a mob mentality. This is but a small fraction of the victims of historical [...]

Jodi Arias

Warning: This article contains graphic crime scene and autopsy images that may be distressing to some readers. Use discretion, and keep your wits. Sociopaths are part of everyday society. They're our mums, dads, partners or bosses. They're part of the very fabric of society. While sociopaths are not always violent and dangerous people, some most [...]

Mark Errin Rust

LISTEN TO THE TRUECRIME365 PODCAST EPISODE 7 - MARK ERRIN RUST HERE Warning: This article contains descriptions of rape and sexual assault. Maybe it's a story a little too close to home for me, or maybe it's that my favourite journalist (whom I had the pleasure to meet outside an Adelaide courtroom during my first [...]

Family Annihilator: John Emil List

Warning: this article contains crime scene images that some readers may find distressing. Use discretion when reading, and keep your wits. All murder is horrifying. A life has been taken and a story needs to be told. We would all love to believe that those who love us won't hurt us, but this isn't always [...]