Crime Scene Photography · Germany · Massacres/Mass Murder · Political

Germans forced to rebury Russians massacred by SS in Suttrop, Germany

May 3, 1945 Suttrop, Germany A German civilian holds the body of a Russian baby, killed by German troops On May 3, 1945, the 95th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army occupying Suttrop were informed by locals of a mass grave of Russians killed by the SS six weeks before. The local rumors claimed the… Continue reading Germans forced to rebury Russians massacred by SS in Suttrop, Germany

Australia · Newspaper clippings · Serial Killers

The first of a string of victims is raped and murdered by man who wanted to “get their voices”

May 3, 1942 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The first of 3 murder-rape victims is strangled by U.S. Army private Edward Leonski Leonski raped and killed 3 women before being arrested. During trial, he claimed to have a fascination with the female voice, stating "That's why I choked those ladies. It was to get their voices." He… Continue reading The first of a string of victims is raped and murdered by man who wanted to “get their voices”

Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Teen shoots former girlfriend in head because of their recent breakup

May 3, 1967 Chicago, Illinois 18-year-old Michael Pisarski shoots ex-girlfriend Christine Mitchell (17) after a recent breakup According to Pisarski, he shot Mitchell in the head because he “loved her” and was distraught over their recent breakup. The two had dated for two and a half years. Mitchell’s family forbade Pisarski from making contact with… Continue reading Teen shoots former girlfriend in head because of their recent breakup