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Sentences forTexarkana Moonlight Murders

  • *A series of unsolved murders and violent crimes in 1946, dubbed the Texarkana Moonlight Murders, began with two attacks which targeted couples at lovers' lanes in the Texarkana area.Lovers' lane-Wikipedia
  • In each case, most, if not all, of what was portrayed on screen was fictional (with the exception of The Town That Dreaded Sundown, which was inspired by the Texarkana Moonlight Murders of 1946).Macon County Line-Wikipedia
  • The attacks became known as the "Texarkana Moonlight Murders" by the news media.Texarkana metropolitan area-Wikipedia
  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), based on the Phantom Killer case, and Another Son of Sam (1977), based on the Son of Sam slayings, cashed-in on headlines and public fascination.Slasher film-Wikipedia
  • Pierce returned to the horror genre with the 1976 film The Town That Dreaded Sundown, based on the true story of the Phantom Killer, an unidentified serial killer who murdered five people in Texarkana in 1946.Charles B. Pierce-Wikipedia
  • The film is loosely based on the Texarkana Moonlight Murders, crimes attributed to an unidentified serial killer known as the Phantom Killer.The Town That Dreaded Sundown-Wikipedia
  • The song also mentions the serial killer of the Texarkana Moonlight Murders, which went, and still are, unsolved.The World Is Yours (Nas song)-Wikipedia
  • Snopes writer David Mikkelson has speculated that the legend might have roots in real-life lovers' lane murders, such as the 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders.The Hook-Wikipedia
  • Speculation of Carpenter's disappearance was that the Phantom of Texarkana had gotten her since she knew three of the victims.Disappearance of Virginia Carpenter-Wikipedia
  • The low-budget film grossed roughly $25 million, and Pierce followed that success with several inexpensive, regional films set in the southern United States, including The Town That Dreaded Sundown, based on the true story of the Phantom Killer murders in Texarkana.Charles B. Pierce-Wikipedia
  • She had parts that year on NBC's Mercy, and in the play Phantom Killer, about the 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders.Wrenn Schmidt-Wikipedia
  • One of his most notable assignments was to Texarkana in 1946, in order to investigate the murders committed by The Phantom Killer, a serial killer.Manuel T. Gonzaullas-Wikipedia
  • Youell Lee Swinney (February 9, 1917 – September 15, 1994) was the only major suspect in the Phantom Killer case in Texarkana in 1946, although he was never officially charged with any of the murders.Youell Swinney-Wikipedia
  • Two of the lead investigators in the case, Max Tackett and [[Texarkana Moonlight Murders#Miller County Chief Sheriff.27s Deputy Tillman B. Johnson|Tillman Johnson]], believed for the remainder of their lives that Swinney was guilty of the murders.Youell Swinney-Wikipedia

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