One of America’s First Serial Killers Dr. Henry Howard Holmes Childhood Henry practiced surgery on animals as young child and may be responsible in one of his friends death Start of the Murder Castle In 1886 Holmes moved to Chicago, Illinois. He found work in a pharmacy and the owner went missing mysteriously. The Result Homes had the building constructed into three stories of an ‘elaborate house of horrors’ What he did with it In 1893 he used the building as a hotel for the visitors coming into town for the world fair. The horrors behind the walls Holmes would seduce and draw in women to kill them, others he would offer employment, those to, ‘vanished’ Caught Holmes was caught on an insurance fraud charge, later the police discovered the murders. Numbers Through the stories, between the numbers of 20-200 people were killed by Henry Holmes Reality of the crimes with the numbers Holmes is said to have killed, he surpassed Ted Bundy and John Gacy with his murders His end Henry was hung May 7th, 1896 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania His horror lives on Many documentaries and books have been made about him, The 2003 movie ‘ The Devil in the White City’ is also about him No related posts.