Woman who had been convicted of the murder of her son and the attempted murder of her fiancé is executed for the murder of her husband

March 30, 1998FloridaJudias “Judy” Buenoano is executed for the murder of her husband On September 16, 1971, James Goodyear died at the age of 37; his cause of death was attributed to pneumonia and heart failure. His wife Judy Goodyear received $33,000 in life insurance benefits as well as $62,000 in indemnity compensation from the…

4-year-old falls 48 flights to death

March 20, 1991New York, New YorkConor Clapton (4) falls to his death The apartment Conor and his mother Lory Del Santo shared featured cantilevered windows. On March 20, a janitor was cleaning the windows as Conor was playing hide-and-seek with his nanny. The janitor cautioned the nanny about the open window, but “before she could…

Woman assaulted and stabbed to death in her apartment, allegedly due to a “Satanic curse” placed upon her killer

February 17, 1992Arlington, VirginiaRuth Dickie (39) is assaulted and stabbed to death in her apartment Around 10:45 on the evening of February 17, Dickie’s downstairs neighbor overheard Dickie arguing loudly with a man in the hall. The argument moved into Dickie’s home, at which point the neighbor called an apartment maintenance employee who knocked on…