Florida

11-year-old’s body found

February 6, 2004 Sarasota, Florida The body of 11-year-old Carlie Brucia is discovered Carlie was abducted February 1 by Joseph Peter Smith. After kidnapping her, Smith raped and strangled her, leaving her body near a church. Security footage of Carlie being forcibly lead away by Smith resulted in Smith being questioned. He denied any responsibility… Continue reading 11-year-old’s body found

California · Massacres/Mass Murder

Father kills wife, 6 kids

February 6, 1996 Glendale, California Jorjik Avanesian kills his wife Turan and their 6 children by setting their one-room apartment on fire Jorjik set fire to the apartment, allegedly because his wife and eldest daughters had been using drugs which made them promiscuous. When investigators searched the remains of the apartment, they found 4 bodies… Continue reading Father kills wife, 6 kids

England · Famous Last Words

FLW: unconscionable time dying

Famous Last Words King Charles II London, England February 6, 1685 "You must pardon me, gentlemen, for being a most unconscionable time a-dying." Charles was known for his dalliances and John Wilmot, Duke of Rochester wrote of him "Restless he rolls from whore to whore/A merry monarch, scandalous and poor." As the king laid on… Continue reading FLW: unconscionable time dying