England

Toddler beaten to death by 2 children

February 12, 1993 Liverpool, England  2-year-old James Bulger is killed by 2 boys WARNING: the events depicted in this article are graphic in nature. Two 10-year-olds, who had skipped school, decided to hurt a younger child. Their original intent was to find someone to push into oncoming traffic, but they ended up straying from that… Continue reading Toddler beaten to death by 2 children

Female Killers · Illinois

Teenager beaten, strangled, burned, and dismembered

January 21, 2005 East Moline, Illinois Adrianne Leigh Reynolds (16) is beaten and strangled to death, set on fire, dismembered, and dumped by two fellow students Sarah Kolb (16 at the time of the murder) and Corey Gregory (also 16 at the time) befriended Reynolds after she moved to East Moline from Texas. On January… Continue reading Teenager beaten, strangled, burned, and dismembered

Canada · Female Killers

Teens drown mother in bathtub to claim her life insurance

January 18, 2003 Mississauga, Ontario "Linda Andersen" is drowned by her teenage daughters "Sandra" (16) and "Beth" (15) (Names provided are aliases to protect the girls' identities as they were minors at the time of the murder) Linda was a single mother with 2 jobs, raising her daughters after their father left. Linda also wrestled… Continue reading Teens drown mother in bathtub to claim her life insurance

Massachusetts · Serial Killers

Serial killer and sadist Jesse Harding Pomeroy born

November 29, 1859 Charlestown, Massachusetts Murderer and sadist Jesse Harding Pomeroy is born Starting at the age 11 years old, Pomeroy would kidnap young children, predominantly boys, to beat, strip, and torture them. He tortured 7 young boys in this fashion until he was caught, his face distinctive due to a hairlip and completely white… Continue reading Serial killer and sadist Jesse Harding Pomeroy born

South Carolina

12-year-old shoots grandparents, burns house to ground

November 28, 2001 Chester, South Carolina 12-year-old Christopher Pittman (pictured) shoots both of his paternal grandparents to death, sets fire to their house, and steals their car and $33 Pittman had recently moved in with his grandparents after he experienced extreme depression and threatened to commit suicide in front of his sister. Originally, Pittman was… Continue reading 12-year-old shoots grandparents, burns house to ground