England · Political

The suicide of shock rocker and politician Screaming Lord Sutch

June 16, 1999 London, England Screaming Lord Sutch, born David Edward Sutch, hangs himself after losing a battle with depression Sutch was one of the pioneers of shock rock, holding horror-themed concerts dressed as Jack the Ripper, making his entrance by emerging from a coffin and employing the use of prop knives, daggers, skulls, and… Continue reading The suicide of shock rocker and politician Screaming Lord Sutch

Disasters · England

Man dies 3 weeks after being impaled through eye socket with javelin

June 10, 1999 Merseyside, England Jon Desborough dies of complications after being impaled through the eye with a javelin Desborough, a physical education teacher at Liverpool College, slipped while retrieving a javelin. The fall caused his head to impact the blunt end of the javelin, sending it though his eye socket and causing severe brain… Continue reading Man dies 3 weeks after being impaled through eye socket with javelin

Female Killers · New Jersey

“Prom Mom” kills baby, discards body in trash at dance

June 6, 1997 Lacey Township, New Jersey High school senior Melissa Drexler gives birth to a son in a bathroom stall during her prom, kills him, and throws his body in the trash Drexler had concealed her pregnancy from her family, her friends, her teachers, and the father. She complained of stomach cramps in the… Continue reading “Prom Mom” kills baby, discards body in trash at dance