Arizona · Executions · Female Killers

Last woman to be executed by hanging in Arizona after botched execution

February 21, 1930 Florence, Arizona Eva Dugan is hanged for the murder of a wealthy rancher Dugan had been a housekeeper for the rancher; when she was let go, she killed him, burglarized his house, and stole his car. When her execution was announced, she said “Wal, I’ll die with my boots on, an’ in… Continue reading Last woman to be executed by hanging in Arizona after botched execution

Australia · Massacres/Mass Murder

Greenough Family Massacre

February 21, 1993 Greenough, Western Australia, Australia Four members of the MacKenzie family are killed with an axe The killer was William Patrick Mitchell, a friend of Karen MacKenzie (31), who had recently rejected his advances. Reportedly intoxicated on a mixture of cannabis, alcohol, and amphetamines, Mitchell visited the MacKenzie home. He was met first… Continue reading Greenough Family Massacre