The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

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Little Slaughterhouse On The Prairie: The ghoulish tale of the family of serial killers known as the 'Bloody Benders'

Little Slaughterhouse On The Prairie: The ghoulish tale of the family of serial killers known as the 'Bloody Benders'

Set in the God-fearing town of Independence, Kansas, Little House On The Prairie plotlines rarely ventured beyond the realms of Sunday School and town gossip.

Murder Most Foul, The ghoulish tale of a family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders". Innkeepers who murdered their guests to steal their belongings. They would seat them with their backs to a draped doorway. A member of the family would bash in their brains with a hammer, then slit their victims throat after they fell to the floor. More then a dozen men, women, & children lost their lives, and were found in mass graves days after the Bender's escaped, never to be brought to…

Little Slaughterhouse On The Prairie: The ghoulish tale of the family of serial killers known as the 'Bloody Benders'

The Bloody Benders: This photograph from 1873 shows the graves found behind the Bender farm. It was noticed that the Benders' garden was always freshly plowed but never planted.

54. THE BLOODY BENDERS  Near here are the Bender Mounds, named for the infamous Bender family - John, his wife, son, and daughter Kate - who settled here in 1871. Kate soon gained notoriety as a self proclaimed healer and spiritualist. Secretly, the four made a living through murder and robbery.  Located on a main road, the Benders sold meals and supplies to travelers. Their murders were carried out by use of a canvas curtain that divided the house into two rooms. When a traveler was seated…

54. THE BLOODY BENDERS Near here are the Bender Mounds, named for the infamous Bender family - John, his wife, son, and daughter Kate - who settled here in 1871. Kate soon gained notoriety as a self proclaimed healer and spiritualist. Secretly, the four made a living through murder and robbery. Located on a main road, the Benders sold meals and supplies to travelers. Their murders were carried out by use of a canvas curtain that divided the house into two rooms. When a traveler was seated…

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The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

Bloody Benders were a family of serial killers in the 1870's in the township of Cherryvale, KS.

An interesting read. Bloody Benders were serial killers in the in the township of Cherryvale, KS

The Bloody Benders of Labette County, Kansas, Kate

A compendium of information, resources and discussion on notable nineteenth century American murders.

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The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

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The Bloody Benders of Labette County ~ a TRUE Ghost Story! | KANSAS MEDIOCRITY

The Bloody Benders of Labette County ~ a TRUE Ghost Story!

John Brown Rebellion – A Northern Conspiracy?

LITTLE HOUSE OF MURDER: THE BLOODY BENDERS - In the 1870s, Kansas was settled by wholesome homesteaders – and a family of serial killers called The Bloody Benders.

The Bender house where the Bender family murdered and buried their victims, Labette County, Kansas,

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers | The victims were mostly buried in the field by the house

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers | The victims were mostly buried in the field by the house

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