California · Crime Scene Photography · Serial Killers

The Zodiac Killer’s third confirmed attack

September 27, 1969 Lake Berryessa, Napa County, California The Zodiac Killer stabs Bryan Hartnell (20) and Cecelia Shepard (22) before writing a note on Hartnell's car door Hartnell and Shepard had been picnicking at the lack when a man wearing an executioner-style hood with clip-on sunglasses over the eye holes and a bib with white… Continue reading The Zodiac Killer’s third confirmed attack

California · Executions · Famous Last Words

FLW: hanged with an interesting tale on his lips

Famous Last Words Paul Rowland Folsom, California September 27, 1929 "I have something of interest to tell--" Rowland was convicted of and sentenced to hang for the murder of another convict during an argument over a sack of tobacco. The man slain was Alger Morrison who was good friends with Rowland. Though the tobacco quarrel… Continue reading FLW: hanged with an interesting tale on his lips

Massacres/Mass Murder · Switzerland

Mass murderer believed parliament was persecuting him

September 27, 2001 Zug, Switzerland Friedrich Leibacher, believing a plot was against him from his parliament, brings several legally-purchased guns and a home-made bomb to the parliament, shooting at politicians and journalists, killing 14 and wounding 18 before killing himself Leibacher had a reputation for bringing forth a large number of lawsuits which were dismissed,… Continue reading Mass murderer believed parliament was persecuting him