It’s not usually that you simply hear a few homicide involving “actual” vampires and vampire cults lately. However again in 1996, that was a distinct story.
Rod Ferrall, a disturtbed teenager from Kentucky, fashioned a small vampire cult known as “The Vampire Clan.”The short-lived group believed that they have been really vampires. The cult even practiced consuming blood and different vampire rituals , however that’s not the worst half.
They have been additionally liable for one of the cold-blooded residence invasion murders of the final 100 years.
The cult was recognized because the “Vampire Clan,” and led by this man, Rod Ferrell. Ferrell, who was 16-years-old on the time of the murders, really believed himself to be a 500-year-old vampire named Vesago.
The victims have been Naomi Ruth Queen, and Richard Wendorf, pictured beneath. Their daughter, Heather Wendorf was a long-time buddy of Ferrell’s who had run away from residence. She described her residence life there as “hell,” which Ferrell determined to repair.
Ferrell and fellow cult member Howard Anderson entered the house of Naomi and Richard in Florida by way of their unlocked storage. As soon as inside, Ferrell beat each Naomi and Richard to demise with a crowbar.
After the deed was completed, Ferrell together with Anderson, Wendorf, and Charity Keesee (one other clan member), headed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to flee the police.
Fortunately, the police had been tipped off by Keesee’s mom and knew the cult members’ location. They have been arrested in Baton Rouge not lengthy after arriving.
All 4 youngsters have been then extradited to Florida to face trial for his or her half within the murders.
Ferrell instantly plead responsible to the homicide of Naomi and Richard. The remaining members have been additionally discovered responsible and sentenced.
Ferrell obtained a demise sentence for his crimes. For a time, he was the youngest prisoner on demise row within the nation. His sentence was commuted in 2,000 years to life in jail. Anderson additionally obtained a life sentence for his function within the murders. The women, Wendorf and Keesee every obtained 10.5 years and 17.5 years in jail respectively.
The killings of the Vampire Cult impressed many documentaries and movies. Here’s a image of Drew Fuller enjoying Rod Ferrell within the 2002 film Vampire Clan.
Ferrell now 34, remains to be serving his life sentence. This the face of a chilly blooded killer.
By way of: Movie Pilot
There actually is pure evil on the market on the earth, and also you by no means know whenever you would possibly encounter it. It terrifies me to consider what was going by way of Ferrell’s head when he broke into that home and determined to take these lives.