'Fiend Incarnate' author's true crime book definitive work on brutal 1912 Villisca axe murders




This is the only website dedicated to presenting factual information about the 1912 Villisca axe murder mystery.

This enduring true crime story has been compellingly told in the award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary feature film Villisca: Living With a Mystery.

Choose from the "Case Files" on the left for more details about the film and this unsolved mystery story.

You will also find information about how and where to see or buy the film.


Fiend Incarnate: Villisca Axe Murders of 1912 has been published! This definitive written account of the Villisca mystery was written by Dr. Edgar V. Epperly, the foremost historical authority on this Midwestern true crime.

Fiend Incarnate is a companion to Villisca: Living With a Mystery.

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