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

California · Female Killers · Newspaper clippings · Religion

Child killed by mother in “voodoo murder”

From the Mansfield (Ohio) News-Journal Published February 20, 1940 Betty Hardaker (25) was wanted for questioning by police regarding the beating death of her 5 year old daughter, Geraldine, in a public restroom. According to neighbors, Betty was part of a “voodoo church that believes in human sacrifice,” and that “God tells them to kill… Continue reading Child killed by mother in “voodoo murder”


Teenager beaten, strangled during robbery

February 19, 1909 Fife, Scotland 15-year-old Michael Swinton Brown is killed during a robbery Brown was tasked every Friday with collecting the weekly factory wages for his employer, a task which he performed almost mechanically. Every week he took the same route at the same time, a habit Alexander Edmonstone (23) noticed and decided to… Continue reading Teenager beaten, strangled during robbery