One of the first policemen to find Michael Taylor wandering the street naked and blood covered recognized Michael and requested that officers be sent to the Taylor home. The first officer who entered the home quickly ran back outside and is reported to have began dry-heaving. What this policeman saw would later be described as “a scene of appalling depravity.” The walls were covered not only in blood, but in bits of flesh. Christine Taylor lay dead on the floor. Here eyes had been removed, her face was almost entirely torn away leaving her unrecognizable, and her tongue had been extracted.
Nine months after the release of the film The Exorcist an Ossett West Yorkshire man named Michael Taylor underwent a 7 hour exorcism. The following morning Michael killed and mutilated his wife along with their family dog. In part 1 of "The Worst Exorcism Ever," we discuss the release of the The Exorcist and the impact that the movie had on its mid-1970s audience. We also speak with a new friend and genuine Englishman who was very close to some key players in this story and who shared with us a previously unconsidered perspective on who was really behind this now infamous exorcism.
In the dirt of Sulligent Alabama there lies a badass. In May 1984 a 74-year-old man named Forthman Rexdale Murff was alone in Gattman Mississippi cutting down trees for a nearby timber company. He’d been a lumberjack for decades and he knew his trade well. On this particular day though, he cut down one... Continue Reading →
In July 2005, a 45 year old man named Kenneth Pinyan aka “Mr. Hands” died from internal injuries that he obtained by receiving anal sex from an Arabian Stallion. Shortly thereafter, a video supposedly depicting the incident circulated widely around the Internet becoming one of the most famous shock videos available online. Pinyan’s death brought... Continue Reading →
In 2001 a 45 year old woman named Katherine Mary Knight became the first female in Australia to ever be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. On February 29th, 2000, Katherine murdered her lover, John Price, by stabbing him at least 37 times. It was what she did with Price's corpse... Continue Reading →
On February 16th, 2009, a Stamford Connecticut woman named Charla Nash had both of her hands and her face torn off by a friend's pet chimpanzee. The chimp, Travis, was well known and generally liked in the community and had even appeared in several national TV commercials. The injuries that Charla received were so horrific that counseling services... Continue Reading →