The Story Of The Serial Killer Who Terrorized This Washington Town Is Truly Frightening

Washington is an amazing state, but there’s no denying that we’ve had some bad luck with serial killers. And from 1996-1998, the people of Spokane were terrorized by a string of mysterious murders. The killer turned out to be Robert Lee Yates, Jr., a brutal killer who is still alive today.

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Now that you probably won’t be able to sleep tonight, you may as well read up on some of Washington’s unsolved mysteries.