A man built a hotel that was designed to kill its guests
Holmes bought a lot in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago and started building. The “Castle” as it was dubbed by the neighbors, was a full block in area and three stories high. He constantly changed the builders so that he was the only one who knew the full layout of the place. It has a maze of over 100 windowless rooms with doorways opening to brick walls, oddly-angled hallways, stairs to nowhere, door that only opened from the outside… overall a really creepy place.
After the hotel was completed, Holmes selected mostly female victims from among his employees, and guests that came in from the world’s fair. He would torture and kill them by doing things like locking them in soundproof bedrooms with gas lines that let them asphyxiate.
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Posted by Staff at Sunday, January 20, 2013