William Heirens gained fame for his murders in 1946 after he wrote “For Heaven’s sake, catch me before I kill more. I cannot control myself.” in lipstick in a victim’s home.

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In 1946, William Heirens, also known as the Lipstick Killer, confessed to murdering three women in Chicago which years later he recanted.

True crime about William Heirens

Did you know? While being photographed by an identification worker at Cook County jail in 1946, the "Lipstick Killer" William Heirens collapsed. After the incident, Heirens spent 10 days in hospital

William Heirens by the age of 14 he was arrested for carrying a loaded gun a search of his home would reveal more weapons hidden in a fridge in the loft.

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Imprisoned in 1946 for the �Lipstick Killer� murders of Chicago, William Heirens served 65 years despite evidence suggesting his innocence.

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