Sisters gouge employers’ eyes before killing and mutilating them, ostensibly after being attacked for blowing an electric fuse

February 2, 1933Le Mans, FranceSisters Christine (27) and Léa (21) Papin kill and mutilate two of their employers Christine and Léa had begun working for the Lancelin family — René, Léonie, and their adult daughter Geneviève — in 1926 as live-in maids. Seven years later, they killed Léonie and Geneviève. On the evening of February…

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…

The Queen Street Massacre

December 8, 1987Melbourne, AustraliaFrank Vitkovic (22) begins a shooting spree ending in the deaths of 9 including himself At 4:20 p.m., Vitkovic entered a building on Queen Street in Melbourne and briefly spoke with a former friend — and apparent primary target — before he drew a sawed off M1 carbine he had concealed in…