Buyers Want Out of Serial Killer's Former Home

Buyers want out of their contract because it was owned by a serial killer
Buyers want out of their contract because it was owned by a serial killer

No one told Anthony and Rita Bucklew that they were buying the former rental home (pictured at left) of a serial killer. Now the couple, who have teenage daughters, want out of the Colorado home where the murderer is believed to have killed his young female victims. They also want to bolster their state's seller-disclosure laws beyond "buyer beware," HousingWatch learned during a phone interview with Anthony Bucklew.

"My wife and I want out of this house," says Bucklew, 47, who moved into the property in August on a $525,000 lease-to-own agreement with the out-of-state seller, who they pay $2,200 per month after the $4,400 down. "We don't want the stigma with it. People are driving by the house staring, taking pictures, calling us psychos. It has gotten out of hand."