Monday, February 13, 2012

Wesley Shermantine: US Serial Killer's Map Leads To More Remains

More than 300 human bones have been found in a well after a serial killer revealed the burial spot of at least 10 more of his victims.

Skull fragments, as well as clothes, a purse and jewellery, were discovered by police after they were drawn a map by death row inmate Wesley Shermantine.

The remains were found 45 feet deep in the well on an abandoned cattle ranch near Linden, California.

Shermantine and childhood friend Loren Herzog became known as the “Speed Freak Killers” for a methamphetamine-fueled killing spree that claimed as many as 15 lives.

Victims were often strangers who were raped and then shot or stabbed to death, prosecutors said. Read More