Japan

The torture and murder of Junko Furuta

November 25, 1988 Misato, Saitama, Japan Junko Furuta (17) is kidnapped, beginning her 44-day-long ordeal of rape and torture before her eventual murder Furuta was riding her bicycle home from work when Nobuharu Minato, acting as an accomplice for Hiroshi Miyano, kicked her from her bike. Minato ran away and Miyano acted as a Good… Continue reading The torture and murder of Junko Furuta

Graves · Trinidad and Tobago

Grave of “a mother without knowing it, and a wife without letting her husband know it”

November 25, 1785 Trinidad and Tobago Betty Stiven dies at 23 years old, leaving a grave with an inscription that has puzzled many for centuries The inscription reads: "Beneath these walls are deposited the body of Mrs. Betty Stiven and her child. She was the beloved wife of Alex B Stiven. To the end of… Continue reading Grave of “a mother without knowing it, and a wife without letting her husband know it”

Executions · Religion · Singapore

Toa Payoh ritual murderers executed

November 25, 1988 Changi, Singapore Adrian Lim (left) and his 2 wives (Tan Mui Choo, middle; and Hoe Kah Hong, right) are executed for the murder of 2 children Lim was a spiritual guru con artist, peddling fake cures and offering sex to his clientele to heal them. One such client and later "holy wife,"… Continue reading Toa Payoh ritual murderers executed