Man stabs, drowns wife ostensibly while sleepwalking

January 16, 1997Phoenix, ArizonaScott Falater stabs his wife Yarmila 44 times and holds her head under water, ostensibly as he sleepwalks Neighbors were alerted to the killing by Yarmila’s screams, which could be heard for up to 30 minutes. “I could just hear her yelling,” the Falaters’ next-door neighbor told radio stations shortly after the…

Man kills 3 colleagues, self due to an obsession with co-worker

December 18, 1996São Paulo, BrazilMarcelo Kenji Yoshino (22) shoots several colleagues and himself Yoshino had been obsessed with his co-worker Valéria Lelli (26) for some time before the shootings. According to a fellow worker, Yoshino “kept sending letters, flowers and chocolates, but she didn’t care because she was engaged.” Additionally, Lelli’s fiancé told reporters, “Since…

Newborn’s body found in dumpster

November 29, 1998Beaumont, TexasThe body of a newborn is found in a dumpster The newborn’s body was discovered by a couple collecting aluminum cans from a dumpster. They noticed a black plastic garbage bag and pulled it out after seeing what they believed was the leg of a baby doll. Instead, it was the body…