Indiana

The bodies of two brothers with ties to the mafia are found buried in a cornfield

June 23, 1986 Indiana The bodies of mobsters Anthony and Michael Spilotro are found buried in a cornfield The brothers had been killed after Tony had begun to cause troubles for the Outfit, specifically not running the casinos well, causing a loss of revenue. He and his brother likely realized they weren’t long for the… Continue reading The bodies of two brothers with ties to the mafia are found buried in a cornfield

Newspaper clippings · Ohio

Two infants beaten to death in hospital

June 6, 1947 Massillon, Ohio Two infant girls are beaten to death in their cribs The girls, Rosemary Morton (9 weeks old) and Diane Brand (8 weeks old) were found in their cribs by a nurse making her rounds. The babies were still alive when found, but fatally wounded. They died shortly after. The hospital’s… Continue reading Two infants beaten to death in hospital

Pennsylvania

Teen beaten and killed by longtime friend, other teens for his paycheck

May 30, 2003 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jason Sweeney (16) is beaten to death by 4 teenagers who wanted his paycheck Sweeney was led to a remote area by a girl he recently started dating, Justina Morley (15). There, brothers Nicholas (16) and Domenic (17) Coia and Edward Batzig, Jr. (16) ambushed Sweeney, beating him with a… Continue reading Teen beaten and killed by longtime friend, other teens for his paycheck

China · Religion

Six cult members murder a woman in a McDonald’s

May 28, 2014 Zhaoyuan, Shandong, China Six people beat a woman to death for refusing to give them her phone number The group of six were members of the banned cult Church of the Almighty God. (The Chinese government has banned the group claiming they have been involved in various criminal activities including deceit, theft,… Continue reading Six cult members murder a woman in a McDonald’s