13-year-old fatally shoots 6-year-old stepdaughter

March 4, 1921Iron Mountain, MissouriLuettia Parsons (13) fatally shoots her 6-year-old stepdaughter Luettia† had married John Parsons (38) on February 26, 1921. Six days later, Luettia shot her 6-year-old stepdaughter Lillie†† Parsons in the face with a shotgun. Luettia, dubbed the “baby bride of the Ozarks” due to her young age, was arrested and brought…

Man kills parents, 2 brothers

December 11, 1985Lathrop, MissouriFour members of the Sloan family are killed in their home by the eldest son Early on December 11, Jeffery Sloan (19) entered his parent’s bedroom with a .38 caliber pistol and shot his father, Paul, as he slept. The bullet struck Paul in the chin and passed through his neck. The…