Canada

Parents, brother murdered by 12-year-old and her “300-year-old werewolf” boyfriend

April 23, 2006 Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada The bodies of the Richardson family are found after being murdered by Jasmine Richardson (12, pictured) and her boyfriend Jeremy Steinke (23, pictured) Steinke had glorified the movie Natural Born Killers, a satirical crime film in which the main characters murder the girls’ parents before embarking on a… Continue reading Parents, brother murdered by 12-year-old and her “300-year-old werewolf” boyfriend

Canada · Female Killers

Woman executed for murder of her husband, begins a ghost story about her skeleton

April 18, 1763 Quebec City, Quebec Marie-Josephte Corriveau is hanged for the murder of her second husband, and placed in a gibbet Corriveau's first husband may or may not have died as a result of being wed to Corriveau. While there is no concrete evidence suggesting she may have murdered him, rumors circulated after her… Continue reading Woman executed for murder of her husband, begins a ghost story about her skeleton

Canada · Serial Killers

Birth and death of Canadian serial killer Peter Woodcock

March 5, 1939/2010 Ontario, Canada Serial killer Peter Woodcock is born (1939) and dies of natural causes (2010) Woodcock was a serial killer who targeted children between September 1956 and January 1957 when Woodcock was 17. The first victim was Wayne Mallette (7) who was strangled. Mallette had 2 bite marks, to his thigh and… Continue reading Birth and death of Canadian serial killer Peter Woodcock

Canada · Executions · Famous Last Words

The slow execution of Thomas Scott

March 4, 1870 Upper Fort Garry, Red River Colony, Rupert's Land (modern-day Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) Thomas Scott is executed for his role in an assault against the Métis by being struck with several non-fatal shots, prematurely placed in his coffin for approximately 10 hours, and finished him off with either another shot or with a… Continue reading The slow execution of Thomas Scott