"Robert Christian Hansen (February 15, 1939 – August 21, 2014), known in the media as the "Butcher Baker", was an American serial killer. Between 1971 and 1983, Hansen abducted, raped, and murdered at least 17 women in and around Anchorage, Alaska; he hunted many of them down in the wilderness with a Ruger Mini-14 and a knife. He was arrested and convicted in 1983, and was sentenced to 461 years and a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
Hansen is known to have raped and assaulted over 30 Alaskan women, and to have murdered at least 17, ranging in age from 16 to 41.
Of these 17 women, Hansen was only formally charged with the murders of four: Sherry Morrow, Joanna Messina, "Eklutna Annie", and Paula Goulding. He was also charged with the kidnapping and rape of Cindy Paulson..."
Source: Robert Hansen Wikipedia
"Dorothy Jane Scott was a 32-year-old single mother of a 4-year-old boy named Shawn. They lived in Stanton, California with her aunt. She worked in Anaheim as a back office secretary at Swinger’s Psych Shop and Custom John’s Head Shop while her parents, who just lived a few blocks down from her work, watched Shawn.
Every evening, Dorothy would pick her son up from her parents home and drive the 20 minutes back to their home. She would cook dinner and then watch cartoons with Shawn or read him a book.
On August 6, 1984, a construction worker discovered skeletal remains that were buried on Santa Ana Canyon Road. The remains first seen were from a dog but underneath them there was the charred remains of a human. A turquoise ring and watch were also found. The bones were identified as Dorothy Jane Scott’s. Dorthy‘s mother said the watch had stopped at 12:30 a.m. on May 29 – about an hour after Pam Head and Conrad Bostron last saw Scott’s vehicle. An autopsy could not determine the cause of death.
And according to police, the mysterious caller who had tormented both Dorothy and her parents is the man who killed Dorothy..."
— Source: TrueCrimeSociety.com article by Kiersten
Recommendations of the week...
Dry January and Annie Grace's book This Naked Mind