A young killer forced his way into a quiet residential dormitory early Thursday, bound nine student nurses, then dragged them one by one into other rooms and methodically strangled or stabbed eith of them to death. The ninth escaped the killer's insatiable lust for blood by crouching in frozen terror under a bed.
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* Summary (www.biography.com): @
* "Detailed Account of a Terrible Crime" (Chicago Tribune, July 23, 1966): @
* Life magazine (July 29, 1966): @
* "The Crime of the Century: Richard Speck and the Murders That Shocked the Nation" (Dennis L. Breo and William J. Martin, 2016): @