Nevada

Child molested and murdered in casino restroom

May 25, 1997 Primm, Nevada Sherrice Iverson (7) is molested and murdered in a casino restroom Sherrice and her older brother Harold (14) were accompanying their father, Leroy Iverson, at a casino in Primm. Iverson didn’t have enough money for a room and instead planned to spend a few hours in the casino while his… Continue reading Child molested and murdered in casino restroom

Executions · Graves · Nevada

Man executed for murdering girl he arranged to be married to when she chose another suitor

May 21, 1926 Carson City, Nevada Stanko Jukich is executed for the murder of his 16-year-old sweetheart Jennie Medak Jukich, 28 at the time of the murder, was a Yugoslavian miner living in a boarding house run by Medak's mother. Medak's parents arranged a marriage between Medak and Jukich 3 years before the murder, and… Continue reading Man executed for murdering girl he arranged to be married to when she chose another suitor

Executions · Nevada · Newspaper clippings

Man executed by “gun-firing machine”

May 14, 1913 Carson City, Nevada Andriza Mircovich is executed by a gun-firing machine Mircovich had been convicted of the murder of an attorney. Mircovich saw the lawyer, John Gregovich, at a train station and said "I'll get you, you old son-of-a-bitch!" before stabbing him in the chest and groin, puncturing Gregovich's lung and severing… Continue reading Man executed by “gun-firing machine”

Nevada · Newspaper clippings

Sonja McCaskie’s murder and dismemberment by high school student

April 5, 1963 Reno, Nevada Olympic skier Sonja McCaskie is strangled, raped, mutilated, and dismembered by an 18-year-old A babysitter caring for McCaskie’s 10-month-old son called police when she failed to come by for the infant. Officers were greeted by McCaskie's heart near the front door before they found her nude, headless body crammed in… Continue reading Sonja McCaskie’s murder and dismemberment by high school student

Nevada · Serial Killers

Photo of killer and victim hours before murder

April 1, 1984 Las Vegas, Nevada Serial killer Christopher Wilder watches Seventeen magazine pageant winner Michelle Korfman (seen in the foreground holding flowers) shortly before he abducted, raped, and murdered her Wilder was dubbed “The Beauty Queen Killer,” targeting beauty pageant winners and models. In a 6-week crime spree, he abducted and raped at least… Continue reading Photo of killer and victim hours before murder