The Unsolved Case Of H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer

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Someone may wonder who was the first ever serial killer. Did he do it for fun or did he do it out of anger? Was all of this on purpose or an accident? No one will ever know the real reason why H.H. Holmes killed many innocent people. The unsolved case of H. H. Holmes has multiple theories as to why some say it's unsolved and some say it's solved. H.H. Holmes was an American serial killer in the 19th century. The way he would kill people is just brutal. He would torture girls and then kill them and sometimes his killings were very messy.H.H. Holmes killed a lot of people for no real reason. He had mainly put them in different parts of his castle. The killings actually started in the 1800s and ended around the 1900s(Adam 1).Some people have said that mystery began in South America(Adam 1). When the mystery was finally solved, it had finally ended in Pennsylvania.It all started with the nickname that he …show more content…

H. Holmes mystery in pop culture.The mystery of H.H. Holmes has appeared in H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer(Movie) and H.H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil(Book) like what the castle looked like, the gravesite, and other stuff that goes along with the mystery. They mystery of H.H. Holmes also appeared online stating that Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes are related by it being H.H. Holmes great-great- grandfather. This topic is addressed as nonfiction and a serious matter. It’s nonfiction because it’s basically about a real person with real facts about what happened to him and what happened in the past. This is also addressed seriously because some of this is actually happening now and some people are treating it like a joke. Everything about this is treated as a reality and for some people as a myth. It’s a reality because they had actually found the remains of H.H. Holmes,and where it all had happened. Others may treat it as a myth cause they think that it’s not true and they had dug someone else up, and thought it was him(Selzer

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