Do You Know The Muffin Man? He Was A Serial Killer Who Preyed on Kids

And the catchy song was meant to warn children to stay away

There are many versions of this horrifying story. The Muffin Man, also known as the Drury Lane Dicer, was the first known serial killer in England. His name was Frederic Thomas Lynwood, and he was born in 1563 and died in 1612. There are many accounts of Lynwood’s crimes, however, no surviving records. This is either one hell of a folklore story or one of history’s most creepy mysteries.



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Sarah Cottrell

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