H. H. Holmes
America’s First Serial Killer
While Jack The Ripper is a mystery to this day — around the same time in America, a man just as skilled captured the nation when his crimes were revealed. Herman Webster Mudgett, as he was known at the time, was a killer who took his crimes to a whole new level.
The man was born on 16 May 1861 in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. He was the third child born to Theodate Page Price and Levi Horton Mudgett.
Herman went to the University of Vermont, but after being dissatisfied with the school he left after only a year…