Canada · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man murders 14 and injures 4 to “fight feminism”

December 6, 1989 Montreal, Quebec Marc Lépine, armed with a Ruger Mini-14 rifle and a hunting knife, targets women at École Polytechnique, killing 15 including himself and injuring 14 Lépine first attacked a classroom, separated the men and women, claimed he was "fighting feminism," shot all 9 female students killing 6, then wandered around the… Continue reading Man murders 14 and injures 4 to “fight feminism”

Canada · Female Killers

Grandmother inexplicably drowns her grandchildren and attempts to drown her daughter

December 3, 2009 Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada Jane LeMarsh, driving a car with her daughter (12) and grandchildren (Tyler Bernard, 10; Taiya Talbot, 6; pictured), steers into river in Wallaceburg, Ontario, killing her grandchildren LeMarsh had picked up her grandchildren from her daughter's house to get Christmas presents. For reasons unknown, she made a sudden U-turn… Continue reading Grandmother inexplicably drowns her grandchildren and attempts to drown her daughter

Canada · Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Clippings: an un-cursed mirror and a murdering pastor

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Chicago, Illinois Windsor, Ontario Published November 8, 1920 A mirror which brought bad luck to former owners provides fortune to the man who currently possessed it. As the man turned to work on a watch, he glimpsed into the mirror out of habit and noticed his customer attempting to strike… Continue reading Clippings: an un-cursed mirror and a murdering pastor

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Child accidentally murdered during botched kidnapping

October 20, 2003 Toronto, Ontario Cecilia Zhang (9) is accidentally murdered during a botched kidnapping Cecilia's murderer is Min Chen, a visa student, who had been friends with a female border living with the Zhangs. Shortly before the murder, Chen was failing out of school and had no money, and feared he would be deported… Continue reading Child accidentally murdered during botched kidnapping

Canada · Executions

Man hanged twice for murder of his cousin/lover and her new husband

October 6, 1922 Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada Benny Swim is hanged, twice, for the murder of the only woman he ever loved and her husband Swim had been involved in a romantic affair with his first cousin Olive. They had even lived together for nearly a year and a half as de facto husband and… Continue reading Man hanged twice for murder of his cousin/lover and her new husband