Massacres/Mass Murder · Pennsylvania · School Violence

Mass shooting at Amish school

October 2, 2006 Bart Township, Pennsylvania Charles Carl Roberts IV enters an Amish school, shoots 10 girls 5 of whom die, then kills himself Roberts armed himself with a handgun, shotgun, and rifle then stormed into a local Amish school. He ordered those inside the school to line up in front of the chalkboard, then… Continue reading Mass shooting at Amish school

Newspaper clippings · North Carolina

Father murders 6 children then commits suicide

October 2, 1956 Clinton, North Carolina A 35-year-old father shoots his 6 children, bashes the in their heads with either the butt of a gun or an ax, then shoots himself between the eyes with a shotgun The children were Alice (10), Joseph (9), Melvin (7), Ruth (5), Jerry (4), and Sue (2). The children's… Continue reading Father murders 6 children then commits suicide

California · Crime Scene Photography · Serial Killers

Wineville Chicken Coop murderer hanged

October 2, 1930 California Gordon Stewart Northcott is hanged for the kidnapping, torture, murder, and dismemberment of young men and boys in what was known as The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders Northcott, 23 at the time of his death, was accused of kidnapping, beating, molesting, and killing several young men and boys by his 13-year-old… Continue reading Wineville Chicken Coop murderer hanged