England · Newspaper clippings

Man’s body found weeks after his murder, hidden at his place of employment

January 10, 1929 Southampton, England The body of Vivian Messiter (pictured) is found 10 weeks after his murder Messiter had been the manager of the Wolfe Oil Company when he suddenly disappeared on October 30, 1928. When it became clear he would not be returning to work, the company hired a new manager. The new… Continue reading Man’s body found weeks after his murder, hidden at his place of employment

Illinois

Woman fatally stabbed by son in her home

January 9, 2018 Downers Grove, Illinois Patricia James (pictured) is fatally stabbed in her home On the afternoon of January 9, neighbors called police upon seeing a man — later identified as Patricia’s son Kevin (23) — wandering in the street near Patricia’s home. Police responding to the scene found Kevin covered in blood in… Continue reading Woman fatally stabbed by son in her home

England · unsolved

Child’s body found stuffed under train seat

January 8, 1914 London, England The body of Willie Starchfield (5, pictured) is found stuffed under a train seat Willie’s parents were estranged, and he lived with his mother the majority of the time. On January 8, his mother left for work and placed Willie in the care of their landlady. The landlady sent Willie… Continue reading Child’s body found stuffed under train seat

Brazil

Body of teen, killed by his mother because he was gay, found

January 7, 2017 Cravinhos, São Paulo, Brazil The burned and decomposing body of 17-year-old Itaberli Lozano (pictured) is found after being murdered by his mother On December 27, Itaberli engaged in an argument with his mother Tatiana Lozano Pereira (32), prompting him to leave the house to live with his grandmother briefly. He returned to… Continue reading Body of teen, killed by his mother because he was gay, found