Based on the crimes of real-life serial killer Robert Hansen, The Frozen Ground covers most of the unsettling true story, but there have been developments since the movie’s release.
What happened to Robert Hansen?
Faced with the evidence in 1984, Hansen confessed to murdering 17 women and raping another 30 women over a 12-year period. Robert Hansen was sentenced to 461 years plus life in prison without parole in 1984. He was imprisoned at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska, where he died in 2014.
Is The Lovely Bones based on a true story?
Yes — kind of. The afterlife storyline, in which Susie watches her family from purgatory, is not real. But the original author of the book, Alice Sebold, stated that the story was partially based on a real rape and murder of a young girl in Norristown, Pennsylvania, who was kidnapped from her parents in the 1970s.
Where is Darla Hansen now?
According to a blog post written by Leland E. Hale, who wrote the book that inspired The Frozen Ground, as of 2018, Darla is now a teacher in Russia. “The kids both moved to the American midwest,” the post continues, and the writer admits to having attempted to contact them numerous times.
Is the Butcher Baker still alive?
August 21, 2014
What happens to Cindy in Frozen Ground?
Eventually, she is shot and killed. Cindy recounts a similar situation where her neck was chained, and she was left for dead (although she escaped). Multiple autopsies reveal that Robert Hansen tortured his victims, burning, gouging and mutilating them.
What did Robert Hansen do to Cindy?
Hansen sexually assaulted Cindy, and when he was done, he chained her by her neck to a beam in the basement and then fell asleep. While he was sleeping, Cindy had time to memorise the inside of the basement. There were hunting trophies, animal heads on the walls, various games and clothing scattered around the home.
Who is the real Cindy Paulson?
Cindy Paulson was a 17-year-old dancer and sex worker living in Anchorage with her mother. When Hansen drove up to Paulson and propositioned her, she agreed to get into his car. Once inside, Hansen pulled a gun on her and placed her in handcuffs.
Is Bob Hansen dead?
August 21, 2014
Who was the Alaska serial killer?
Edward Krause was Alaska’s first known serial killer. There may well have been others before him, but the lack of documentation keeps them hidden from posterity. Krause’s real name was Edward Slompke, and he first came to Alaska as part of an Army detachment in Wrangell.
Was The Frozen Ground filmed in Alaska?
“The Frozen Ground,” based on the real-life 1980s Alaskan hunt for serial killer Robert Hansen, became the most recent Hollywood feature to shoot in Alaska when cameras started rolling in Anchorage this week.
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