Man kills 3 colleagues, self due to an obsession with co-worker

December 18, 1996São Paulo, BrazilMarcelo Kenji Yoshino (22) shoots several colleagues and himself Yoshino had been obsessed with his co-worker Valéria Lelli (26) for some time before the shootings. According to a fellow worker, Yoshino “kept sending letters, flowers and chocolates, but she didn’t care because she was engaged.” Additionally, Lelli’s fiancé told reporters, “Since…

Unsolved: Child disappears while walking home from school

December 17, 1979Browning, MontanaMonica Still Smoking (7) disappears after school Still Smoking was last seen by a classmate who reported she may have accepted a ride while walking home from school. An “extensive search effort” was launched to find her and, on December 31, Still Smoking’s uncle found her frozen body in snow on a…

Man kills estranged wife’s parents

December 12, 1982Madison, IndianaD.H. Fleenor (31) kills his estranged wife’s parents after blaming them for the end of his marriage Fleenor had blamed his in-laws for the end of his 4-month marriage, and held resentment toward the family. On December 11, Fleenor spent a portion of the evening drinking with an acquaintance and revealed he…

Man kills parents, 2 brothers

December 11, 1985Lathrop, MissouriFour members of the Sloan family are killed in their home by the eldest son Early on December 11, Jeffery Sloan (19) entered his parent’s bedroom with a .38 caliber pistol and shot his father, Paul, as he slept. The bullet struck Paul in the chin and passed through his neck. The…