Newspaper clippings · Texas

Man stashes wife’s face, body and nearly severs arms while visiting her in the hospital

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Friday, January 29, 1915 Lorena Beresford-Snyder was killed by her husband, Ward Snyder, while she was in the hospital. A nurse overheard an endearing conversation between the two (the husband calling his wife "dearest" and saying he came to see her fearing she would be ill for some time, and… Continue reading Man stashes wife’s face, body and nearly severs arms while visiting her in the hospital

California · Female Killers · School Violence

Shoots at elementary school because “I don’t like Mondays”

January 29, 1979 San Diego, California Brenda Spencer (16) fires on children and faculty at the school across the street, killing 2 and injuring 9 Spencer, armed with a Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic .22 caliber rifle, shot children playing at the neighboring Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego. The victims killed in the shooting were the… Continue reading Shoots at elementary school because “I don’t like Mondays”