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“House of Horrors”: Heidnik’s Out, Gosnell’s In–and He Owes Back Taxes

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3801 Lancaster. Source: Google Street View

For 25 years, the phrase “House of Horrors” in Philadelphia brought to mind the stucco home in Hunting Park where Gary Heidnik imprisoned, tortured and killed women in unspeakably gruesome ways. For some years, the home was a macabre tourist attraction as it fell into disrepair, but eventually it went on the market and was purchased by, we are sure, a comparatively normal person who’d like to be left alone.

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