Florida · Newspaper clippings · Serial Killers

Ted Bundy’s attack on Florida State University

January 15, 1978 Tallahassee, Florida Ted Bundy attacks women at Florida State University The first attack was on the sorority house of Chi Omega. Margaret Bowman (21) was bludgeoned with a piece of firewood as she slept then garroted with a nylon stocking. Lisa Levy (20) was beaten, strangled, raped and sodomized with a hair… Continue reading Ted Bundy’s attack on Florida State University

Australia · Executions · Famous Last Words · Female Killers

Baby farmer hanged for death of 2 babies

January 15, 1894 Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Francis Lydia Alice Knorr is executed for the deaths of 2 infants Depression-era Australia was a hard time for most, with jobs few and far between and no public welfare available to assist those who were struggling. Because of this, many turned to petty crime to make ends… Continue reading Baby farmer hanged for death of 2 babies

Crime Scene Photography · Kansas · Serial Killers

BTK’s first murder victims (graphic)

January 15, 1974 Wichita, Kansas The first victims of BTK (Bind Torture Kill) are killed in their home Joseph and Julie Otero and two of their children (Joseph Jr, 9; and Josephine, 11) are each bound at gun point, then systematically strangled or suffocated. A detailed description of the events, as told by Dennis Rader… Continue reading BTK’s first murder victims (graphic)

England · Famous Last Words

FLW: Churchill bores of it all

Famous Last Words Sir Winston Churchill Kensington, London, England January 15, 1965 "I'm bored with it all." After suffering numerous strokes and struggling with depression, the former Prime Minister, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, and overall highly ambitious Sir Winston Churchill uttered his Famous Last Words shortly before slipping into a coma, dying… Continue reading FLW: Churchill bores of it all

California · Crime Scene Photography

Black Dahlia’s body is found (graphic)

January 15, 1947 Los Angeles, California The nude and mutilated body of Elizabeth Short, aka Black Dahlia, is found by a woman walking with her 3-year-old daughter The murder created an immediate sensation, due in part to Short's body being mutilated so horrifically and the mystery of who would be so savage to another person.… Continue reading Black Dahlia’s body is found (graphic)