By Ken Englade
Serial killer Gary Heidnik's identify will continue to exist in infamy, and his domestic, 3520 North Marshall road in Philadelphia, is a home tainted with the reminiscence of unimaginable horrors. What police stumbled on there has been a major nightmare made genuine. 4 younger ladies were held captive—some for 4 months—half-naked and chained. they'd been tortured, starved, and again and again raped. yet extra ugly discoveries lay within the kitchen: human limbs frozen, a torso burned to cinders, an empty pot suspiciously scorched...
This isn't really a narrative for the faint-hearted. Cellar of Horror is a surprising real account of the self-proclaimed minister with an extended historical past of psychological disease, who preyed upon the weak in a strange plan to create his personal "baby factory." it's a macabre internet spun round cash, energy, and faith, tangled with court drama and lawyers' strategies, absolute to ship a relax into your very soul.
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