Australia

Man kills wife with speargun, kills toddler with same weapon 4 days later

March 23, 2003 Melbourne, Victoria John Myles Sharpe kills his pregnant wife Anna Marie Kemp (pictured) with a speargun John and Anna had been having marital difficulties for some time and, on March 23, the couple argued over a matter too trivial for John to remember. Eventually, Anna went to bed. During the evening, John… Continue reading Man kills wife with speargun, kills toddler with same weapon 4 days later

Female Killers · Illinois

Woman killed by partner who wanted to date another

March 15, 2007 Villa Park, Illinois Rebecca Klein (32, pictured) is killed by her romantic partner Nicole Abusharif (28) Klein and Abusharif had been partners for 7 years, though Abusharif began dating another woman for over a year before Klein’s murder. According to the other woman, she was told Klein was simply Abusharif’s roommate while… Continue reading Woman killed by partner who wanted to date another

South Korea

Man kills himself after names as suspect in disappearance of family of 4

March 10, 2008 Seoul, South Korea Lee Ho-seong (이호성, 41) kills himself after being named as the suspect in the disappearances of his romantic partner and her three daughters (pictured) Kim Yeon-suk (46) and her daughters Jeong Seon-ah (20), Jin-ah (19) and Hae-ah (13) were last seen on February 18, 2008, when Kim told her… Continue reading Man kills himself after names as suspect in disappearance of family of 4

Australia · Female Killers

Woman kills, cooks partner

February 29, 2000 Aberdeen, New South Wales Katherine Knight kills and mutilates her de facto partner John Price (both 44, pictured) Warning: the details of this crime are graphic Knight had had a long history of domestic abuse against her partners. She tried to strangle one former partner due to supposed sexual inadequacy (he had… Continue reading Woman kills, cooks partner

New York · Newspaper clippings

Man’s mummified remains found a year after his death

February 15, 2007 Southampton, New York The mummified remains of Vincenzo Riccardi (70) are found 13 months after his death Riccardi (sometimes erroneously named as Ricardo by the press) was last seen in December 2005 by a caregiver. Riccardi, who was blind and diabetic, first hired Adriana Molina for basic housekeeping but she also provided… Continue reading Man’s mummified remains found a year after his death