Nebraska · Serial Killers · Vermont

Killers Charles Starkweather, Ted Bundy born

November 24, 1938 Lincoln, Nebraska Spree killer Charles Starkweather is born November 24, 1946 Burlington, Vermont Serial killer Ted Bundy is born Starkweather was 20 during his two-month killing spree, accompanied by his 14-year-old girlfriend. He claimed the lives of 11. Bundy confessed to murdering 30 women from 1974 to 1978, decapitating at least 12… Continue reading Killers Charles Starkweather, Ted Bundy born

Massacres/Mass Murder · Nebraska · Religion

Man claims ancient Egyptian god commanded him to make human sacrifices, begins killing spree

August 11, 2013 Omaha, Nebraska Nikko Jenkins begins a killing spree which ends with a total of four victims Jenkins claimed his facial tattoos are the language of Apophis, the ancient Egyptian god of chaos, and claimed to be following Apophis' commands when he began his shooting spree. On August 11, 2013, Jenkins shot two… Continue reading Man claims ancient Egyptian god commanded him to make human sacrifices, begins killing spree

Executions · Massacres/Mass Murder · Nebraska

Charles Starkweather, killer of 11, is executed

June 25, 1959 Lincoln, Nebraska 20-year-old Charles Starkweather is executed in the electric chair for murder Starkweather was 18 when he met his future girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, who was 13 at the time. A year later, Starkweather robbed and killed a service station attendant who had refused to sell Starkweather a stuffed animal on… Continue reading Charles Starkweather, killer of 11, is executed

Executions · Famous Last Words · Nebraska

FLW: let the juice flow

Famous Last Words Frank Carter Lincoln, Nebraska June 24, 1927 “Let the juice flow.” For two weeks in early 1926, Carter used a .22 caliber pistol with a silencer to shoot at people near windows, with no particular targets in mind. Newspapers recommended citizens avoid standing near open or lighted windows and, though there were… Continue reading FLW: let the juice flow

Nebraska · Religion

Man tortured and murdered by cult leader

April 29, 1984 Nebraska After prolonged humiliation and torture, James Thimm is murdered by antisemite, white supremacist, and cult leader Michael Wayne Ryan Ryan had set up a commune on a farm near Rulo, Nebraska, convincing 21 others he was in direct contact with Yahweh. Early orders to his followers, by direction of Yahweh, involved… Continue reading Man tortured and murdered by cult leader