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Villisca Axe Murders of 1912

Villisca Axe Murders of 1912

The Villisca Axe Murders took place in the small town of Villisca, Iowa, in June 1912. An ax-wielding perpetrator viciously murdered the Moore family and their two house guests. Suspects, trials, and even confessions have come forward, but the person responsible for the Villisca Axe Murders remains unknown. ReferencesVillisca Ax Murder HouseIowa Cold CasesLegends of AmericaSmithsonian MagazineVillisca MovieThe Line UpHouse and HistoryAtlas Obscura

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