India · Serial Killers

“India’s youngest serial killer” is arrested

May 30, 2007 Begusaray, Bihar, India 8-year-old Amarjeet Sada is arrested for the murder of a 6-month-old Amarjeet (sometimes called Amardeep) was the first suspect when a 6-month-old girl named Kushboo went missing from the village’s primary school. Amarjeet was already known by family members to have strangled and bludgeoned two of his relatives —… Continue reading “India’s youngest serial killer” is arrested

India · Serial Killers

Indian serial killer executed for the murders of 6 teens

April 27, 1995 Salem, India Gowri “Auto” Shankar is executed for the murder of 6 teenage girls During a two-year span between 1988 and 1989, at least 6 girls were abducted, raped, and murdered by Shankar and several of his associates. He was discovered after a girl managed to escape a failed abduction. She told… Continue reading Indian serial killer executed for the murders of 6 teens

India · Newspaper clippings

Clipping: man goes on ax-wielding rampage after wife has affair with son-in-law

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published February 13, 1873 A man went on a murderous ax-wielding rampage after suspecting his wife was cheating in him with his son-in-law. His first of many victims was his own daughter who "with a stroke of the chopper he knocked her scalp clean off, so that the whole of… Continue reading Clipping: man goes on ax-wielding rampage after wife has affair with son-in-law