(NEWSER) – When Catrina McGhaw signed a lease on a house in Ferguson, Mo., she didn't think to ask whether she'd be living in a former torture chamber. But when a family member told her to watch a documentary about serial killers on A&E, there was her house—including the basement where many killings took place, the beam women were tied to, and even the dining room table—given to her by the landlord—found in crime scene photos. That landlord, the mother of alleged serial killer Maury Travis, claims she told McGhaw about the home's dark history, but McGhaw tells KMOV she'd remember the bit about multiple murders in the basement.

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