Teen drugged, raped, and killed

September 26, 1999 Rogers, Arkansas Jesse Dirkhising (13) is raped for several hours before being killed by positional asphyxiation and being drugged Dirkhising had been spending the weekends with two gay men, Davis Carpenter (38) and Joshua Brown (22) for months before his death. According to Carpenter and Davis, Dirkhising had been a willing participant…

Segway owner dies because of his Segway

September 26, 2010 West Yorkshire, England Jimi Heselden, owner of Segway, dies after riding his Segway off a cliff The accident was witnesses by a man walking his dog. It was theorized by the coroner that Heselden was being polite, allowing the other man to continue along the narrow walkway. Heselden reversed his Segway to…

18 year old executed

Famous Last Words Harry Thorne Utah September 26, 1912 "I have nothing to say, sheriff. All I ask is that you get it over with as quickly as possible and please don't blindfold fold me." Thorne, whose real name has been lost to time, was only 18 when he was executed by a firing squad…