Florida

Photo found of what appears to be abducted children

June 15, 1989 Port St. Joe, Florida A Polaroid photograph depicting two restrained minors is found in a convenience store parking lot The woman who found the photograph reported it to officials, and stated it had been found in a parking space that had been occupied by a white, windowless van directly before the photo’s… Continue reading Photo found of what appears to be abducted children

Florida · Newspaper clippings

Teens murder woman, blame incident on violence on TV

June 4, 1977 Miami Beach, Florida Two teens kill an elderly neighbor after she finds them burglarizing her home The boys, Ronney Zamora (15) and Darrell Agrella (14), had entered the home of Elinor Haggart (82) to steal money. When she discovered them, they tied her up and talked with her for an hour and… Continue reading Teens murder woman, blame incident on violence on TV

Female Killers · Florida

“Killer Clown” shoots woman in face after delivering flowers

May 26, 1990 Wellington, Florida Marlene Warren is shot in the face by a person delivering flowers and balloons in a clown suit Warren (40), her son (21), and her son’s friend were finishing breakfast when a clown carrying two balloons and a flower arrangement visited. Warren said something similar to “How nice” before the… Continue reading “Killer Clown” shoots woman in face after delivering flowers

Florida

Man murders woman, 2 young children in apparent robbery

May 11, 1982 Jacksonville, Florida Allen Lee Davis murders a pregnant mother and her 2 young daughters Davis, who stood at 6’2”, weighed 350 lbs., and held the ironic nickname of "Tiny," broke into the home of the Weiler family. Once inside, he beat Mrs. Weiler over 25 times with a .357 across her face… Continue reading Man murders woman, 2 young children in apparent robbery

Executions · Florida

Man dies with “a crown of foot-high flames” in botched execution

March 25, 1997 Florida Pedro Medina is executed by electrocution for the 1982 robbery and death of his elderly neighbor Medina’s neighbor, Dorothy James, had been stabbed, gagged, and left to die. Several days after the murder, Medina was found asleep in his James’ car as he was parked on the side of the interstate.… Continue reading Man dies with “a crown of foot-high flames” in botched execution