The Story Of Idaho’s Jack The Ripper Is A Disturbing Tale You Won’t Forget

With Halloween descending quickly upon us, there’s no better time to learn about Idaho’s most notorious murderer. Although his crime (or crimes) occurred more than half a century ago, this murderer’s wicked legacy will never be forgotten. Often referred to as “Idaho’s Jack the Ripper”, Raymond Allen Snowden is considered the most infamous killer in our state’s history. He killed an innocent woman in cold blood and paid for his crime with the death penalty, but some people say he still haunts our state to this very day. Have you heard of him before? If not, keep reading.

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Idaho is such a friendly, low-crime state that it’s hard to imagine such terrible things could’ve happened here. For instance, did you know that the country’s first female serial killer terrorized a small Idaho town?