New York

After argument over noise, woman strangled, body posed to look like a suicide

November 1, 2006 Greenwich Village, New York, New York Actress/screen writer/director Adrienne Shelly is killed in her apartment and hanged to appear as a suicide after she complained to construction workers about noise Shelly (40) had been working in an apartment which she used as an office, and found noise from a construction crew in… Continue reading After argument over noise, woman strangled, body posed to look like a suicide

Colorado

Man plants bomb in mother’s luggage to kill her and collect insurance money

November 1, 1955 Near Longport, Colorado A bomb on United Airlines Flight 629 explodes, planted by Jack Gilbert Graham in an effort to kill his mother for insurance money Graham had taken out a $37,000 air flight insurance policy out on his mother Daisie E. King shortly before her flight took off. Eleven minutes after… Continue reading Man plants bomb in mother’s luggage to kill her and collect insurance money

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 1

Birthdays: Rachel Ticotin (November 1, 1958), who starred in Total Recall (1990), “Tales from the Crypt” (episode: Staired in Horror), “The Outer Limits” (episode: Mona Lisa), and The Eye (2008). Ticotin in Total Recall Natalia Tena (November 1, 1984), best known as Tonks from the Harry Potter movies, also starred in “Black Mirror” (episode: White… Continue reading Today in Horror History: November 1