Missouri

Man shoots wife and 6 other relatives, tries to blame killings on 14-year-old victim

September 25, 1987 Elkland, Missouri James Schnick kills his wife and six relatives (including four children) and blames the murders on one of the victims Schnick was found by paramedics, writhing in pain from gunshot and stab wounds, while responding to a 911 call. His wife Julie was found dead in their bedroom, killed by… Continue reading Man shoots wife and 6 other relatives, tries to blame killings on 14-year-old victim

California

Couple murdered by hitmen hired by sons in “Ninja Yom Kippur Murders”

September 25, 1985 West Los Angeles, California Gerald and Vera Woodman are shot to death in their condominium’s parking garage by two men hired by their sons The Woodmans had just arrived home from a Yom Kippur dinner when two men, one of whom was described by a witness as “dressed like a Ninja warrior,”… Continue reading Couple murdered by hitmen hired by sons in “Ninja Yom Kippur Murders”

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 25

Birthdays: Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill (September 25, 1951), also has over 300 acting credits to his name, including “Night Gallery” (segment: There Aren’t Any More MacBanes), Wizards (1977), “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” (episode: Man on the Edge), Slipstream (1989), Sleepwalkers (1992), Body Bags (1993), Village of the Damned (1995), “The Outer Limits” (episode: Mind Over… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 25