William Heirens gained fame for his murders in 1946 after he wrote “For Heaven’s sake, catch me before I kill more. I cannot control myself.” in lipstick in a victim’s home.

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William Heirens aka Lipstick Killer

True crime about William Heirens

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In 1946, William Heirens, also known as the Lipstick Killer, confessed to murdering three women in Chicago which years later he recanted.

William Heirens applied for release over 30 times during the 65 years he spent in prison, never wavering from his story of innocence. Born in 1928 and imprisoned for life in 1946, William Heirens became the longest serving prisoner in the United States prison system. With evidence which now suggests this was an innocent man, this is a horrifying realisation.

The Lipstick Killer, AKA William Heirens confessed to three murders, most notable was 8 year old Suzanne Degnan. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Heirens

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William Heirens by the age of 14 he was arrested for carrying a loaded gun a search of his home would reveal more weapons hidden in a fridge in the loft.

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Lipstick killer William Heirens

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