April 29, 1984 Nebraska After prolonged humiliation and torture, James Thimm is murdered by antisemite, white supremacist, and cult leader Michael Wayne Ryan Ryan had set up a commune on a farm near Rulo, Nebraska, convincing 21 others he was in direct contact with Yahweh. Early orders to his followers, by direction of Yahweh, involved… Continue reading Man tortured and murdered by cult leader
April 29, 2003 Texas Christopher Swift stabs and strangles his pregnant wife, drives to his mother-in-law's house to strangle her, then abandons his 5-year-old son at a motel Police learned of the murders after employees at a motel called to report an abandoned boy playing unsupervised in their lobby. The boy told police his father… Continue reading Man murders wife, mother-in-law in front of young son after argument
Famous Last Words Frank McFarland Texas April 29, 1998 “I owe no apologies for a crime I did not commit. Those who lied and fabricated evidence against me will have to answer for what they have done. I know in my heart what I did and I call upon the spirit of my ancestors and… Continue reading FLW: Loch Sloy
Happy birthday, Alex Vincent Born April 29, 1981 Vincent is best known as playing Andy Barclay in the Child's Play franchise, though he has also appeared in Dead Country, House Guest Massacre, the short Sweet Tooth, and the upcoming movie Descending.
Famous Last Words Alfred Hitchcock Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California April 29, 1980 “One never knows the ending. One has to die to know exactly what happens after death, although Catholics have their hopes.” Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, died at 80 from renal failure.