Newspaper clippings · Pennsylvania

Convicts scalded to death

From the Santa Ana Register (Santa Ana, California) Published August 27, 1938 Holmesburg, Pennsylvania The prison warden suspected the deaths of 4 inmates scalded to death following a 5-day riotous hunger strike may have been a result of the men killing each other during a fight. Horrific history from today: 1905: Crime scene photo, Paris… Continue reading Convicts scalded to death

New York · Newspaper clippings

Man kills girlfriend for rejecting marriage proposal

From the Santa Ana Register (Santa Ana, California) Published August 27, 1938 New York John Bellinger shoots his girlfriend when she refuses his marriage proposal again Bellinger and Marie Joyce (25) had known each other for a year and reportedly had casually dated. Berlinger had proposed to Joyce on multiple occasions in the past and… Continue reading Man kills girlfriend for rejecting marriage proposal

Crime Scene Photography · France

Crime scene photo, Paris 1905

August 27, 1905 Paris, France The photograph of Monsieur Falla is taken Monsieur Falla was found strangled, the piece of cloth left around his neck. Horrific history from today: 1934: Unidentified woman’s body found burned (2017) 1938: Convicts scalded to death (2017) 1938: Ex-con crucified (2017) 1938: Man kills girlfriend for rejecting marriage proposal (2017)… Continue reading Crime scene photo, Paris 1905