publication date: Thursday, December 23, 2010 (part of Winter 2011)

category: Crime

clue: California has some very bad Santas

explanation: Pardo murdered nine people at a Christmas Eve party in Covina, California in 2008 while wearing a Santa costume. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, and Jon Berry

Not-So-Merry Christmas: Christmas was no "silent night" for these poor souls, who are forever linked to acts of violence on the holiday. This week will give Santa a few new names for his Naughty list.

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