H.H Holmes Murder Castle
Can’t really have a list about kill rooms without starting off with Chicago’s own Henry Howard Holmes, often thought to be one of America’s first serial killers. Widely known for his hotel/murder house, Holmes was thought to have killed up to 200 people, confusing them in his maze of hallways and staircases that led to nowhere and drugging them in their sleep through hidden valves in their rooms, only for them to awaken to whatever horror Holmes had in store for them.
The Toy Box Killer’s ‘Toy Box’
David Parker Ray AKA The Toy Box Killer built a 100,000 dollar sound proof torture box on his property in Elephant Butte NM. There he strapped women to a gynecologists type table where he subjected them to extreme sexual abuse and torture over a course of days before killing them. Often playing his victims a tape of his voice explaining what kinds of various torture they were about to endure. He was convicted in 2001 after one of his victims escaped.
Gary M. Heidnik’s Philadelphia Basement Hole
This sicko kidnapped 6 African American women most with mental disabilties and held them captive in his basement, where he would torture and rape the poor women, make them torture each other and even ground up one of his victims and forced the other women to eat her.
He had dug a pit in the floor of his basement, filled it with water and electrocuted the women. The worst part? This sicko was a well known Minister.
Maury Travis’s Torture Chamber
During a two year murder spree, Maury Travis raped, tortured and murdered an estimated 20 women in his basement, documenting his crimes on video tapes. A Missouri woman was watching a documentary on the killer and discovered she lived in the home he committed his vile acts in and the landlord who was refusing to allow her out of the lease was none other than Travis’s mother. Get more of the interesting story here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6evxnMA53k
Salvatore Perrone And His Practice Basement
Convicted in 2016 for the murders of three Middle Eastern shop keepers in Brooklyn, Perrone killed each of the men with a sawed-off .22 rifle. During the investigation NYPD describes his basement as looking like a garage sale. As Perrone had apparently used his basement to practice and plan the three murders.