Dorm of Death's Richard Speck

Dorm of Death's Richard Speck

On July 13, 1966, a nurses dormitory on Chicago's South Side fell prey to serial killer Richard Speck in one of the most infamous true crimes in history.

Photo: Chicago Tribune

Photo: Chicago Tribune

According to History.com, “On the night of July 14, 1966, eight student nurses are brutally murdered by Richard Speck at their group residence in Chicago, Illinois. Speck threatened the women with both a gun and a knife, tying each of them up while robbing their townhouse. Over the next several hours, Speck stabbed and strangled each of the young women throughout various rooms of the place. One young woman, Corazon Amurao, managed to escape with her life by hiding under a bed; Speck had lost count of his victims…”