"I was born with the devil in me. I could not help the fact that I was a murderer, no more than the poor can help the inspiration to sing...I was born with the evil one standing as my sponsor beside the bed where I was ushered into the world, and he has been with me since."
- H.H. Holmes
Herman Webster Mudgett a.k.a. H.H. Holmes is known as America’s first serial killer. His infamous murder castle has been researched and depicted in pop culture. His meticulously planned out murder hotel invited in guests, but not everyone made it out.
Where the death hotel once stood, is now occupied by a United States Post office.
The documentary found on Netflix, it was up for a short time but is no longer available. If you happen to find it, it’s quite educational.