Crime Scene Photography · Illinois · Massacres/Mass Murder

Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

February 14, 1929 Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre claims the lives of seven men Seven men, lined up against a wall, were murdered by four men, two of whom were dressed as uniformed police officers and two in suits. One man, Frank Gusenberg, survived briefly, being stabilized in the hospital. When… Continue reading Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

Massacres/Mass Murder · Scotland

Glencoe massacre, inspiration of the Red Wedding

February 12, 1692 Glen Coe, Scotland  An order is issued calling for the massacre of Glencoe (The massacre is the inspiration for the Red Wedding from A Song of Ice and Fire book series and Game of Thrones TV series, specifically the part involving the MacDonald clan who were killed after accepting guests into their… Continue reading Glencoe massacre, inspiration of the Red Wedding

Massacres/Mass Murder · New Mexico

The Las Cruces bowling alley massacre

February 10, 1990 Las Cruces, New Mexico Two robbers gun down 7 at a bowling alley, killing 4 The robbery happened at the beginning of the day as manager Stephanie Senac was preparing to open. Her daughter Melissa Repass and her daughter's friend Amy Houser were also at the alley planning to help supervise the… Continue reading The Las Cruces bowling alley massacre

Florida · Massacres/Mass Murder · Newspaper clippings · Racially Motivated · Workplace Violence

Fired man kills 5 former co-workers, self

February 9, 1996 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Clifton McCree shoots and kills 5 park employees, injures a 6th, then kills himself in revenge for being fired 2 years prior McCree had worked for the city's park department for 18 years when he was fired in 1994 for a slew of reasons, including threatening his co-workers and… Continue reading Fired man kills 5 former co-workers, self

California · Massacres/Mass Murder

Father kills wife, 6 kids

February 6, 1996 Glendale, California Jorjik Avanesian kills his wife Turan and their 6 children by setting their one-room apartment on fire Jorjik set fire to the apartment, allegedly because his wife and eldest daughters had been using drugs which made them promiscuous. When investigators searched the remains of the apartment, they found 4 bodies… Continue reading Father kills wife, 6 kids