The History Behind Illinois’ Alley Of Death Is Absolutely Heartbreaking

There’s a creepy alley in Chicago that has one of the most heartbreaking background stories in all of Illinois. The Alley of Death in the downtown area’s theatre district was the sight of a horrific event that happened more than 100 years ago.

Learn all about what caused a six-foot-high pile up of bodies in a narrow alley. Scroll on for the whole story.

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