Executions · Indonesia · Religion · Serial Killers

Man executed for murdering over 40 women after the ghost of his father told him to drink the saliva of dead, young women

July 10, 2008 Indonesia Ahmad Suradji is executed for the murders of at least 42 women and girls who were buried facing his house The victims, whose ages ranged from 17 to 40, sought Suradji out due to his reputation of being a dukun or shaman, looking to achieve desires such as wealth, beauty, love,… Continue reading Man executed for murdering over 40 women after the ghost of his father told him to drink the saliva of dead, young women

Executions · Newspaper clippings · Pennsylvania

“Man of Mystery” executed for murder

July 10, 1917 Pennsylvania A man cloaked in mystery and calling himself John Nelson is executed for murder The man gave several false names after his apprehension, beginning with Peter Jackson and ending with John Nelson. On October 30, 1915, he fatally stabbed a man named J. M. Stickler. According to The Scranton Republican (Nov.… Continue reading “Man of Mystery” executed for murder

England · Newspaper clippings

Man murders pregnant 18-year-old wife when she tries to leave him following abuse

July 10, 1926 Halifax, England William Cornelius Jones shoots and kills his 18-year-old pregnant wife after she tried to leave him for being abusive William and Winifred had marital issues almost immediately, and Winifred lodged a complaint against William. He promised to stop, which he did for a short while, but fell back into abuse… Continue reading Man murders pregnant 18-year-old wife when she tries to leave him following abuse

Missouri

“Town bully” shot, killed in front of crowd of 30-45; none could identify killer

July 10, 1981 Skidmore, Missouri Ken McElroy is shot and killed after a vigilante mob descended upon his vehicle McElroy was known as the "town bully" and had been accused of assault, child molestation, statutory rape, and attempted murder among others. One instance occurred in 1980, when McElmore shot a 70-year-old grocer in the neck… Continue reading “Town bully” shot, killed in front of crowd of 30-45; none could identify killer