Did America's First Serial Killer Escape Hanging?

H.H. Holmes is considered the United State's first serial killer. Known mostly for his "Murder Castle" in Chicago, Holmes was actually caught and jailed in Philadelphia. He was ultimately executed, but the man's family are calling that fact into question. NBC10 Investigator George Spencer digs into the case that has captured the attention of crime and mystery lovers the world over.

(Published Friday, April 28, 2017)

H.H. Holmes is considered the United State's first serial killer. Known mostly for his "Murder Castle" in Chicago, Holmes was actually caught and jailed in Philadelphia. He was ultimately executed, but the man's family are calling that fact into question. NBC10 Investigator George Spencer digs into the case that has captured the attention of crime and mystery lovers the world over.