Man kills wife, self with chainsaw

March 31, 2015Lower Moreland, PennsylvaniaThe bodies of Nicole and Christopher Peppelman are found by one of their sons The Peppelmans had separated, and their divorce had been finalized in January of 2014. Despite the dissolution of their marriage, “there was no indication at the time that there was anything wrong between them,” according to Martin…

Young woman dies in car crash, become associated with the urban legend of Resurrection Mary

March 10, 1934Chicago, IllinoisMary Bregovy dies in a car crash, eventually becoming associated with a local legend of Resurrection Mary On March 10, 1934, Mary Bregovy (referred to as “Marie” in contemporary newspaper articles), was traveling with three companions when driver John Reiner lost control of his vehicle and struck an elevated structure at the…

Convicted poisoner dies in prison, ostensibly from suicide

March 8, 2010Turku, FinlandKatariina Pantila (28; formerly Katariina Hyttinen and Katariina Lönnqvist) is found dead in her cell In 2007, Pantila was at a family gathering, during which time an 8-month-old relative was injected with a potentially fatal dose of insulin. The baby was taken to a hospital for treatment and recovered. Days later, a…