John Joubert's story begins in Portland, Maine, and was mundane overall: He was on his high school track team, played clarinet and was an active member in Boy Scouts. Though his mother was cold and distant, he maintained good grades and went on to Norwich University in Vermont, although he later dropped out. At 19 years old he murdered his first victim, 11-year-old Richard Stetson. After joining the Air Force and moving to Nebraska, Joubert would go on to kill several more victims, all young boys. Watch the chilling story above.
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Albert Flick's history of violence against women, including a 1979 murder conviction, didn't stop — even when one judge claimed he'd "age out" of violence. Watch this story below: