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Not far from my home town Coffeyville, this is outside of Cherryvale, Kansas...I stopped here many times just cause

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The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers | Mental Floss

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Wimpy Bars - It was such a treat to go in these in the 70's. Anyone remember scampi fritters? Or did I imagine them?

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from Mail Online

Little Slaughterhouse On The Prairie: The ghoulish tale of the family of serial killers known as the 'Bloody Benders'

The Bloody Benders: This photograph from 1873 shows the graves found behind the Bender farm. It was noticed that the Benders' garden was always freshly plowed but never planted

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The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers | Mental Floss

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The "Bloody" Bender's. The Bloody Benders were a family of serial killers who owned a small general store and inn in Osage township, Labette County, Kansas from 1872 to 1873. The inn was a dingy place called the Wayside Inn. The alleged family consisted of John Bender, his wife Kate, son John Jr. and daughter Kate. While most people believe John and Kate were brother and sister, the two were known to have had a more intimate relationship and some people said that they claimed to be man and…

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The Bloody Benders were an alleged family of serial killers who owned a small general store and inn in Osage township, Labette County, Kansas from 1871 to 1873. The inn was a simple one room house divided into living quarters and the kitchen and store area. The family consisted of John Bender, Mrs. Bender, son John Jr. and daughter Kate. They killed 11 victims.

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Anything But Ordinary with Spooky &Raven:Bloody Benders Serial killers et along the Osage trail, in Labette County Kansas in 1870’s where several westbound travelers went missing after stopping at the Benders tavern inn and general store. Is said that the Benders were the First KNOWN family serial killers of 1800’s.We also Share what was written about them, possible demise, our theories, and so on.

from Mail Online

Little Slaughterhouse On The Prairie: The ghoulish tale of the family of serial killers known as the 'Bloody Benders'

House of horror: The Benders would smash their guests over the head with a hammer from behind a strategically-placed curtain before tipping their body through a trap door into a made-to-measure cellar

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