Newborn’s body found in dumpster

November 29, 1998Beaumont, TexasThe body of a newborn is found in a dumpster The newborn’s body was discovered by a couple collecting aluminum cans from a dumpster. They noticed a black plastic garbage bag and pulled it out after seeing what they believed was the leg of a baby doll. Instead, it was the body…

A woman kills her husband and their infant son

January 14, 1862 Clavering, Essex, England Rebecca Law kills her husband and infant son Samuel (27) and Rebecca (25) had been married for around 7 years before the murder. The early portion of their marriage was peppered with quarrels, primarily due to their differing personalities (Samuel was described as having “loose habits” while Rebecca was…