William Burke (serial_killer) 1792–1829

Death by Injection
Horror for October

Serial Killer William Burke (1792–1829) I've not done one of these every year, but several of the last few years I've written an October fiction horror story, which somehow end up usually...

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William Burke (serial_killer) 1792–1829

He laughed, and haunted echoes filled the room. Death dripped from his words. “You’ve got it wrong, my dear. I am many. I multiply and infest this world with fear.”

R. L. Copple says:
Thanks for the input, John. Glad you liked it. more
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A good story. Yes, you should put it in an anthology. more

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