William Heirens gained fame for his murders in 1946 after he wrote “For Heaven’s sake, catch me before I kill more. I cannot control myself.” in lipstick in a victim’s home.

William Heirens gained fame for his murders in 1946 after he wrote “For Heaven’s sake, catch me before I kill more. I cannot control myself.” in lipstick in a victim’s home.

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The Lipstick Killer,  AKA William Heirens confessed to three murders,  most notable was 8 year old Suzanne Degnan.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Heirens

The Lipstick Killer, AKA William Heirens confessed to three murders, most notable was 8 year old Suzanne Degnan. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Heirens

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In 1946, William Heirens, also known as the Lipstick Killer, confessed to murdering three women in Chicago which years later he recanted.

In 1946, William Heirens, also known as the Lipstick Killer, confessed to murdering three women in Chicago which years later he recanted.

William Heirens applied for release over 30 times during the 65 years he spent in prison, never wavering from his story of innocence.  Born in 1928 and imprisoned for life in 1946, William Heirens became the longest serving prisoner in the United States prison system.  With evidence which now suggests this was an innocent man, this is a horrifying realisation.

William Heirens applied for release over 30 times during the 65 years he spent in prison, never wavering from his story of innocence. Born in 1928 and imprisoned for life in 1946, William Heirens became the longest serving prisoner in the United States prison system. With evidence which now suggests this was an innocent man, this is a horrifying realisation.

True crime about William Heirens

True crime about William Heirens

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William Heirens, dubbed the 'Lipstick Killer' for the murders of Josephine Ross, 43, Frances Brown, and Suzanne Degnan, 6 in Chicago during the 1940s.

William Heirens, dubbed the 'Lipstick Killer' for the murders of Josephine Ross, 43, Frances Brown, and Suzanne Degnan, 6 in Chicago during the 1940s.

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William Heirens at the age of 83 and spending 65 years in prison he died in his cell on March 5 2012,

William Heirens at the age of 83 and spending 65 years in prison he died in his cell on March 5 2012,

: William Heirens:as a baby

: William Heirens:as a baby

William Heirens by the age of 14  he was arrested for carrying a loaded gun a search of his home would reveal more weapons hidden in a fridge in the loft.

William Heirens by the age of 14 he was arrested for carrying a loaded gun a search of his home would reveal more weapons hidden in a fridge in the loft.

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