Texas

Man kills couple, gouges our eyes of victim for asking God to forgive the attacker

June 26, 1977 Dallas, Texas Michael Wayne Evans robs and murders two people, shooting one to death then gouging her eyes out for offering her forgiveness to him The victims, Elvira Guerrero and her fiancé Mario Garza, were leaving church with $40 in collection money when Evans and accomplice Earl Stanley Smith robbed them. The… Continue reading Man kills couple, gouges our eyes of victim for asking God to forgive the attacker

Mississippi · Racially Motivated

Man killed by drunk teenagers during a hate crime

June 26, 2011 Jackson, Mississippi James Craig Anderson dies after he was beaten and run over a few days before A group of drunk teenagers began throwing beer bottles at people before one of the teenagers, 18-year-old Deryl Dedmon, suggested "Let's go fuck with some niggers." They drove in two vehicles until they encountered Anderson… Continue reading Man killed by drunk teenagers during a hate crime

Maryland · Serial Killers

The first victim of the so-called “Sex Beast” serial killer is murdered

June 26, 1957 Near Annapolis, Maryland Melvin Rees (pictured) kills his first known victim Rees found Margaret Harold and her boyfriend, an unnamed soldier, parked at a lover’s lane. Rees showed them he had a gun, entered the backstreet of the car, and demanded money and cigarettes. When Harold told her boyfriend not to give… Continue reading The first victim of the so-called “Sex Beast” serial killer is murdered