Nevada · Newspaper clippings

Man found alive, bloody, and naked, entangled in barbed wire and head nearly severed

From The Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, Montana) Published March 12, 1908 A naked and bloody man, unknown in the area, was found entangled in barbed wire with his head “nearly severed” but still alive. As his name was unknown, I could not follow up on his fate.

Czech Republic · Executions · Female Killers · Massacres/Mass Murder

Woman executed for driving truck into a crowd of people

March 12, 1975 Prague, Czechoslovakia Olga Hepnarová is hanged for driving a truck into a group of people, killing 8 and injuring 12 The murders took place on July 10, 1973. Her targets were people waiting for a tram, and those killed were elderly between 60 to 79 years old. Her alleged motive for the… Continue reading Woman executed for driving truck into a crowd of people

North Carolina · School Violence

Teens kill school superintendent, roommate after being reprimanded

March 12, 1951 Union Mills, North Carolina Two teens shoot and kill their school’s superintendent and the younger teen’s roommate The two teens, Hugh Justice (19) and Billy Ray Powell (16) had been reprimanded by school superintendent W. E. Sweatt for “walking with girls.” The boys visited Sweatt around 10 at night and fatally shot… Continue reading Teens kill school superintendent, roommate after being reprimanded