Man murders woman after attempting to force her to marry him

May 18, 1801 Dedham, Massachusetts Jason Fairbanks murders Elizabeth Fales after trying to force her into marriage Fairbanks (21) and Fales (18) had a friendly relationship, though whether this relationship extended into romance is not certain. What is known is Fairbanks was enamored with Fales, so much so he informed his friends he intended to…

Man kills 2 sisters, wounds third before being shot by police

March 29, 2009 Milton, Massachusetts Kerby Revelus (23) kills two of his sisters and wounds a third before being fatally shot by police The day before the murders, Kerby had been involved in a fistfight with a person not related to the family. Investigators believed this altercation may have triggered the attacks on Kerby’s sisters,…