Castle of Killing

Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, was one of the first modern serial killers in the American history. The young man was very smart and rich, but he was still engaged in fraud, deception, and murder. How he designed and built the exceptional building that later was called the Castel of Killing? And what was so special about the architectural decisions of this house?
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