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Richard Speck is born. He would later grow up to kill eight women in one night

A photograph of a smashed alcoholic drinks bottle


Although he was caught for his tattoo that read ‘Born to Raise Hell’, Richard Speck was actually born into a religious family. His family life slowly deteriorated after his father's death and his mother remarried to an abusive alcoholic.

He himself had one brief attempt at marriage and normality but he slowly slid into a criminal career and was implicated in various rapes and murders.

Not even these could suggest what he was going to do next...