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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish capture...



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December 15, 1934

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., December 15, 1934

* re. Albert Fish captured - arrested
* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal
* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"
* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"


The front page has two photos side by side showing Albert Fish and his young victim, Grace Budd with heading: "Ripper Slayer and Little Victim" with brief text underneath. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Shortly before his abduction of Grace Budd, Fish attempted to test his "implements of Hell" on a child he had been molesting named Cyril Quinn. Quinn and his friend were playing boxball on a sidewalk when Fish asked them if they had eaten lunch. When they said that they had not, he invited them into his apartment for sandwiches. While the two boys were wrestling on Fish's bed, they dislodged his mattress; underneath was a knife, a small handsaw, and a meat cleaver. They became frightened and ran out of the apartment.

Category: The 20th Century

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