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Man executed for murder of 3 during a robbery gone wrong

August 30, 2000 Missouri Gary Lee Roll is executed for the murders of a woman and her two sons Roll (41) and accomplices David Rhodes (18) and John Browne (21) unsuccessfully attempted to rob a drug dealer’s house on August 8, 1992, but were deterred after hearing a child inside the home cry out as… Continue reading Man executed for murder of 3 during a robbery gone wrong

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Today in Horror History: August 30

Birthdays: Classic horror author Mary Shelley (August 30, 1797), who wrote The Last Man and Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Brian Yuzna (August 30, 1949), who directed Society (1989), Bride of the Re-Animator (1989), Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990), Return of the Living Dead III (1993), Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1993; segments: The… Continue reading Today in Horror History: August 30