The Vicious Harpes – First American Serial Killers

  Earning the dubious distinction of being the United States’ first known serial killers, Micajah “Big” Harpe and Wiley “Little” Harpe were murderous outlaws who operated in Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Mississippi in the late 1700’s. Often referred to as the Harpe Brothers, they were actually cousins who often passed themselves off as brothers. Both … Continue reading The Vicious Harpes – First American Serial Killers