The Red Circle Slayer & the 3X Killer
Head over to the podcast tab and listen to Episode 1 of the Crime & the City Podcast, a double feature blast from the past where I dive into the unsolved crimes of the Red Circle Slayer and the 3X Killer in the 1930s.
Crime scene photos from the Red Circle Slayer double homicide:
The Red Circle Slayer victims, Lewis Weiss and Frances Hajek:
Media Coverage of Frances & Lewis' murders:
Composite Sketch of the 3X Killer & his first letter to police:
The 3X Killer's Letters:
- The note handed to Catherine after Joseph was murdered:
- First letter sent to police:
Kindly print this letter in your paper for Mozynski’s friends: CC-NY ADCM-Y16a DQR-PA 241 PM6 Queens. By doing this you may save their lives. We do not want any more shooting unless we have to.
- Letter sent to police after 3X killed Noel Sowley:
“V-5 Sowley was one of Mozynski’s friends, thirteen more men and one woman will go if they do not make peace with us and stop bleeding us to death.”
- Final letter to police:
“N.J. 4-3-44 returned to us the 19 at 9 p.m. My mission is ended. There is no further cause for worry."
Media coverage of the 3X killer: