Newspapers nicknamed him The Gorilla Man but the most shocking moniker Earle Nelson would bear is that of America's first roaming serial killer. He didn't appear dangerous to any of his twenty victims as he moved across the United States on a murderous rampage. He left cities cowering behind locked doors and law enforcement officials baffled and empty handed as he moved from San Francisco to Kansas City, then Philadelphia, Detroit and Chicago. Then, Nelson crossed the border into Manitoba... This is the story of how the enigmatic Gorilla Man was finally caged.
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