The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers | Mental Floss

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers | Mental Floss

The Bloody Benders were a family of serial killers who owned an inn and small general store in Labette County of southeastern Kansas from 1871 to 1873. The family consisted of John Bender, his wife Mrs. Bender (later referred to as Kate, Sr., since no one knew her given name), son John, Jr., and daughter Kate. While Bender mythology holds that John and Kate were brother and sister, contemporary newspapers reported that several of the Benders' neighbors have stated that they cla

The Bloody Benders were a family of serial killers who owned an inn and small general store in Labette County of southeastern Kansas from 1871 to 1873. The family consisted of John Bender, his wife Mrs. Bender (later referred to as Kate, Sr., since no one knew her given name), son John, Jr., and daughter Kate. While Bender mythology holds that John and Kate were brother and sister, contemporary newspapers reported that several of the Benders' neighbors have stated that they cla

Despite serial killings, Bloody Benders were never captured to pay for their crimes. Description from phantomsandmonsters.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Despite serial killings, Bloody Benders were never captured to pay for their crimes. Description from phantomsandmonsters.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Bloody Benders of Labette County ~ a TRUE Ghost Story! | KANSAS MEDIOCRITY

The Bloody Benders of Labette County ~ a TRUE Ghost Story!

The Bloody Benders of Labette County ~ a TRUE Ghost Story! | KANSAS MEDIOCRITY

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bloody benders | Treasury of Victorian Murder Vol. 9: The Bloody Benders - Comics by ...

Murder Most Foul, The ghoulish tale of a family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders". Innkeepers who murdered their guests to steal their belongings. They would seat them with their backs to a draped doorway. A member of the family would bash in their brains with a hammer, then slit their victims throat after they fell to the floor. More then a dozen men, women, & children lost their lives, and were found in mass graves days after the Bender's escaped, never to be brought to…

Little Slaughterhouse On The Prairie: The ghoulish tale of the family of serial killers known as the 'Bloody Benders'

Murder Most Foul, The ghoulish tale of a family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders". Innkeepers who murdered their guests to steal their belongings. They would seat them with their backs to a draped doorway. A member of the family would bash in their brains with a hammer, then slit their victims throat after they fell to the floor. More then a dozen men, women, & children lost their lives, and were found in mass graves days after the Bender's escaped, never to be brought to…

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bloody benders | The Trash Collector • Paperback Books • Non-Fiction • True Crime ...

Bloody Benders were serial killers in the 1870's in the township of Cherryvale, KS

Bloody Benders were serial killers in the 1870's in the township of Cherryvale, KS

bloody benders | The Bloody Benders | Salt Lake County Archives

The Bloody Benders

bloody benders | The Bloody Benders | Salt Lake County Archives

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