Executions · Texas

Man executed for killing woman during robbery of school cafeteria

February 16, 1995 Huntsville, Texas Billy Conn Gardner is executed for fatally shooting a robbery victim On May 16, 1983, a gunman obscuring his face with a stocking entered a back room of the Lake Highlands High School cafeteria while Thelma “Katie” Row (64) was counting receipts for the day. The man tossed a paper… Continue reading Man executed for killing woman during robbery of school cafeteria

Ohio

Girl goes missing while walking dog; her body remains missing

February 7, 1999 Kettering, Ohio Erica Baker (9, pictured) disappears while walking a dog Baker took a dog for a walk around 4 p.m. on February 7, 1999, though the dog later returned alone. Thorough searches were performed but Baker, alive or dead, was never found. The case received its first lead in 5 years… Continue reading Girl goes missing while walking dog; her body remains missing

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