The Real-Life Killer That Inspired Ghost Face

One night in 1994, aspiring writer Kevin Williamson was housesitting for a friend when he happened across a news broadcast about American serial killer Danny Rolling, or ‘The Gainesville Ripper’ as he had been dubbed by the media.   Over the course of four days in August 1990, Rolling had murdered five students in the town … Read more

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The Devil Made Me Do It

With the next installment in the ‘Conjuring’ universe, ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,’ expected to be released on June 04, 2021, we at Horrorfacts thought we would investigate the real life Warren case file that inspired this film. ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ will focus on the real-life murder … Read more

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider

On October 17, 1941, Seventy-three-year-old retired railroad auditor Phillip Peters was found beaten to death in his Denver home. His murder would lead to one of the most bizarre cases the Denver police had ever experienced. Five weeks before his murder, his wife, Helen Peters, had fractured her hip and was recovering in the hospital. … Read more

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The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb

On February 16th, 1923, Archeologists Howard Carter and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (Lord Carnarvon) opened the door to the burial chamber of King Tutankhamen, releasing a curse upon those present. In 1914, Lord Carnarvon along with Carter had secured the permission to dig in the region of Egypt known as the Valley of … Read more

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The World’s Most Haunted Object – The Dybbuk Box

When you watch a horror film, it can sometimes leave you with a sense of fear or dread. Our only consolation is that we can tell ourselves that what we just watched isn’t real, that it never actually happened. But what if it was real and did actually happen? Think of the times you’ve watched … Read more

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