Child Killers, Part 1

Robert Black
Britain's most shocking murderer cultivated an obsession with the vaginas of young girls. After his arrest in 1990 police found photographs that Black had taken of himself: one showed him with a wine-bottle up his anus, another with a telephone-handset, yet another with a table leg. Black explained to the incredulous officers that he wanted to see just how much he could fit up there. He also always had an uneasy feeling that he would have preferred to have been a girl - although there was certainly nothing feminine about his behavior - he simply hated his penis and would have preferred to have had a vagina.

When he was 15, he molested between 30-40 girls. After his release from prison, Black left Scotland where he was getting too well-known, and where his police record was expanding. It was time to go south, to the anonymity of London. Although he avoided any criminal convictions in the 1970s his obsession with young girls was growing, fuelled by his discovery of child pornography.

Megan Kanka
A girl from the perfect suburban neighborhood was raped and murdered by a convicted child molester, who quietly rented a house in her neighborhood along with two other sex offenders. This story tells how this tragic crime gave rise to the federal statue known as "Megan's Law", which helps communities identify sex offenders in their midst.

Westley Allan Dodd
A parent's worst nightmare, this monster carefully planned the execution of little boys, stalked and abducted them and then tortured and murdered them. How do we know? He videotaped it all and kept a detailed journal. Dont miss "Driven to Kill", our excerpt from top-selling author Gary C. King's book that tells this grisly story.

Dodd began sexually abusing children when he was only 13 years old. As grade schoolers passed by his house, he stood in the upstairs bedroom window, naked, hiding his face behind the curtain.

Polly Klaas
It was in Polly's bedroom in an affluent California suburb that three girls were having a slumber party. The girls were giggling and playing a board game called Perfect Match when Polly decided it was time to fetch her friends' sleeping bags from the living room. She opened the bedroom door and saw a heavily muscled middle-aged man who was a complete stranger. He was holding a knife and immediately ordered, "Dont scream or Ill cut your throats!"

"I'm not going to hurt you," he assured them. "I'm just doing this for the money," he repeated. Then career criminal and rapist Richard Allen Davis carried 12-year-old Polly out of her home, raped and murdered her. This horrible ordeal has inspired hundreds of people to work on behalf of America's children, most prominently her father, Marc Klaas.

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