California

Rapper murders, cannibalizes roommate

April 10, 2002 Los Angeles, California Rapper Antron "Big Lurch" Singleton kills and cannibalizes his roommate Tynisha Ysais while high on PCP Ysais was found by her friend with her chest torn open by a 3-inch knife that was still in her scapula (shoulder blade). Her lungs had been pulled from her chest and bite… Continue reading Rapper murders, cannibalizes roommate

Massachusetts · Newspaper clippings

Doctor attempts to weigh a soul

April 10, 1901 Massachusetts Dr. Duncan MacDougall begins several experiments on humans and animals to measure a soul’s weight MacDougall’s experiments on humans involved waiting patiently for nursing home patients to pass away naturally. As their time neared, the patients’ beds were placed on industrial scales and their weights carefully recorded before death and directly… Continue reading Doctor attempts to weigh a soul

Newspaper clippings · Scotland

Sleepwalking father kills toddler

April 10, 1878 South Side, Glasgow, Scotland Simon Fraser, long-time sufferer of Somnambulism (sleepwalking), picks up his sleeping 18-month-old son and repeatedly bashes the baby against the door, floors, and wall. The child suffered fractures to the skull and lacerations to the brain before he dies around two hours later. When asked about the incident,… Continue reading Sleepwalking father kills toddler