“Pied Piper of Tucson” dies from wounds inflicted in prison

March 30, 1975 Arizona “The Pied Piper of Tucson” Charles Schmid dies of wounds sustained 10 days before Schmid (pictured, left) had killed his occasional-girlfriend Alleen Rowe (15) on May 31, 1964, after deciding to kill someone just to know how it felt. Shortly after the killing, he told another occasional-girlfriend, Gretchen Fritz, of the…

Man kills 2 sisters, wounds third before being shot by police

March 29, 2009 Milton, Massachusetts Kerby Revelus (23) kills two of his sisters and wounds a third before being fatally shot by police The day before the murders, Kerby had been involved in a fistfight with a person not related to the family. Investigators believed this altercation may have triggered the attacks on Kerby’s sisters,…

Man kills estranged wife and 2 children, cuts out hearts

March 27, 2004 Sherman, Texas Andre Thomas (21, pictured) kills his estranged wife Lauren Boren (20), their 4-year-old son Andre “Andre Jr.” Boren, and Laura’s daughter by another man Leyha Hughes (13 months) then cuts out their hearts Thomas had a history of mental illness, and had told friends when he was as young as…

Chicago’s “Shotgun Man”’s final known victim

March 26, 1911 Chicago, Illinois The “Shotgun Man” of Chicago kills his last known victim The Shotgun Man was never positively identified by police though witnesses knew the man by sight. Carrying a sawed-off double-barreled shotgun in broad daylight, the Shotgun Man would confront those who refused to pay the Black Hand, an extortion racket…