CHILDREN OF BODOM: Murders That Inspired Band's Name Finally Solved?

Finnish police has named the man suspected for the infamous Lake Bodom murders which gave CHILDREN OF BODOM the inspiration for their name. The man is the sole survivor of the group of four young people who went camping at Lake Bodom, according to YLEnews.

Two 15-year-old girls and two 18-year-old men went camping on the shores of Lake Bodomin Espoo in the summer of 1960. During the night, someone cut the strings of their tent and the three victims were hacked to death with a knife and bludgeoned with a blunt instrument. Nils Gustafsson survived the attack.

Since the murders were committed 44 years ago, the police have interviewed thousands of people and checked the accounts of dozens of suspects.

In the search for the culprit during the 1960s, police even turned to a hypnotist for help. Both Gustafsson and a boy who said he had seen the culprit while he was fishing were hypnotized. [Read more]


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