10 Famous Homicides In Michigan That Will Never Be Forgotten
Murderers, and more specifically serial killers, are considered among the lowest members of society. They’re seen as having no regard for human life. Yet, we seem to have a relentless fascination with them. Their images flood our news reports, they are the subjects of movies, and we can’t seem to take our eyes off the developments of their murder trials. Michigan has had its share of notorious killers throughout history. Here are some of them.
6) Rudy Bladel, AKA “The Railway Sniper,” was found guilty of killing between three and seven railroad workers in Michigan and Indiana between 1963 and 1978. He was apparently upset about the loss of his job as a railroad fireman. He received three consecutive life sentences and died in prison in 2006.
These men were truly disturbed, but perhaps even more troubling were the so-called reasons for some of these crimes. Which famous murders in Michigan have kept you up at night? Tell us in the comments below!
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.