Child murdered for costume jewelry

December 22, 1867 England John Mapp (35) kills 9-year-old Catherine Lewis by strangling her and cutting her throat to steal a brass and glass brooch belonging to her step-mother Before heading to church, Catherine fastened her shawl with her step-mother's brooch. After the service, Mapp, Catherine, a servant named Jane Richards, and another churchgoer named…

Young girl murdered, dismembered by family friend

December 22, 2011 Fort Wayne, Indiana Michael Plumadore murders and dismembers 9-year-old Aliahna Maroney-Lemmon Plumadore had been a trusted friend of Aliahna's family; he had been living with Aliahna's grandfather, helping to care for the dying man. Aliahna's mother, Tarah Souders, had moved into her father's mobile park to help care for him as well.…