Ecuador · Religion

Missionaries killed by spears in rain forest

January 8, 1956 Ecuador 5 Christian missionaries are attacked and killed by spear-wielding Huaorani tribesmen Ed McCully, Pete Fleming, and Jim Elliot (pictured left to right) as well as Nate Saint and Roger Youderian had previously visited the Huaorani tribe since September 1955, delivering gifts and were generally well-received. On January 6, small group of… Continue reading Missionaries killed by spears in rain forest

Connecticut · Newspaper clippings

Clipping: 3 bloodied bodies in a brothel (1872)

From The Chicago Tribune Published January 8, 1872 A man and 2 women were brutally murdered in a brothel. The owner if the establishment was beaten on the head with an axe with parts of his skull broken, covered in brains and blood. One of the women was stabbed in the neck before bashed over… Continue reading Clipping: 3 bloodied bodies in a brothel (1872)