Man kills family of 6 and self

March 3, 1982Tweed Heads, New South WalesPhillip (also spelled as Philip in reports) Eric Layton (21) shoots 6 members of a family and himself Months before the shootings, Margaret Ann Ross (26) and her husband Craig (28) separated and remained estranged for 7 months. Layton and Margaret began a relationship during this time. He became…

Man arrested for killing 6 and attempting to kill 2

January 20, 1987Los Angeles, CaliforniaJoseph Danks (26) is arrested following a string of murders of homeless men On January 20, Danks fatally stabbed an unidentified, approximately 50-year-old man. The attack was witnessed by another man who fled. The witness then followed Danks until a police car approached, at which point the witness hailed the officer…