Executions · Maryland · Newspaper clippings

Man executed for the murders of three teens during four day killing spree

May 17, 1994 Maryland John Frederick Thanos is executed for the murders of three teenagers At the time of the murders, Thanos had been in and out of prison for violent crimes — namely rape and robbery. He also had a habit of carrying a leather doctor’s bag holding a sawed-off .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle… Continue reading Man executed for the murders of three teens during four day killing spree

Executions · Oregon

Man executed for killing mother-in-law/half-sister and her husband

May 16, 1997 Salem, Oregon Harry Charles Moore is executed for killing his half-sister and her ex-husband Moore had an extensive violent past, including physical and sexual violence against his family members. Some events showcasing his violence include: his mother obtained a restraining order against her son for mental and physical abuse; he handcuffed his… Continue reading Man executed for killing mother-in-law/half-sister and her husband

Florida · New York · Newspaper clippings

Man kills wife, dismembers her body, and dumps the body parts in another state

May 10, 1994 South Daytona, Florida Mark Guglielmo (24) kills his wife Kimberly Guglielmo (20) following an argument, dismembers her body, and dumps the pieces in New York Kimberly was last seen on May 10; her husband Mark left the state the following day in the couple’s car, which bore New York registration tags. On… Continue reading Man kills wife, dismembers her body, and dumps the body parts in another state

Italy

Woman shot so killers could commit the “perfect murder,” according to prosecutors

May 9, 1997 Rome, Italy Marta Russo (22) is shot during a supposed “perfect pointless murder” Russo was walking with a friend and fellow student at La Sapienza University’s Institute of Legal Philosophy when she suddenly collapsed, blood pouring from a head wound. She slipped into a coma and died five days later, never regaining… Continue reading Woman shot so killers could commit the “perfect murder,” according to prosecutors

England

Teen dies after days of torture, being burned alive

December 18, 1992 Manchester, England 16-year-old Suzanne Capper dies after days of torture and being burned alive Capper had been spending much of her time in the home of Jean Powell (26), a woman for whom she had babysat in the past. Also living in the home (or visiting frequently) were Powell’s estranged husband Glyn… Continue reading Teen dies after days of torture, being burned alive