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

China · Executions · Serial Killers

Man executed for the murders of 67 over 4 years

February 14, 2004 Luohe, Henan, China Serial killer Yang Xinhai (杨新海) is executed Over a 4-year span Yang killed 67 people, sometimes slaying entire families at once. Yang’s weapons of choice were primarily hammers and meat cleavers, and he noted he used a new hammer during each attack. The spree stretched over four provinces which… Continue reading Man executed for the murders of 67 over 4 years

China · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man “anguished deeply in heart” kills 8 including his lover and her toddler grandson

January 4, 2009 Luoyang, Suizhou City, Hubei Province, China Xiong Zhenlin (35, pictured) kills 8 people over 15 hours, reportedly due to romantic and financial difficulties Xiong had divorced his wife a few months prior to the murders, in September 2008. He became distraught and hoped to either reunite with his ex-wife or marry his… Continue reading Man “anguished deeply in heart” kills 8 including his lover and her toddler grandson

China

Man sets fire to kindergarten class, killing 12 and wounding 5

May 8, 2006 Gongyi, Henan, People’s Republic of China Bai Ningyang (19, pictured) sets fire to a kindergarten classroom, killing 12 and wounding 5 Two days before the murders, Bai and at least one other villager got into a disagreement over “trivial matters” involving a villager stopping Bai from using a newly paved road. Later… Continue reading Man sets fire to kindergarten class, killing 12 and wounding 5

Massachusetts

Man kills 2 sisters, wounds third before being shot by police

March 29, 2009 Milton, Massachusetts Kerby Revelus (23) kills two of his sisters and wounds a third before being fatally shot by police The day before the murders, Kerby had been involved in a fistfight with a person not related to the family. Investigators believed this altercation may have triggered the attacks on Kerby’s sisters,… Continue reading Man kills 2 sisters, wounds third before being shot by police