Michigan · Serial Killers

First victim of Oakland County Child Killer

February 15, 1976 Oakland County, Michigan The first of 4 confirmed murders by the still unidentified Oakland County Child Killings occurs Mark Stebbins (12) was the first known victim of a serial killer who targeted children. He was strangled and sexually assaulted with an object, and had rope marks in his wrists. His body was… Continue reading First victim of Oakland County Child Killer

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

Massacres/Mass Murder · New Mexico

The Las Cruces bowling alley massacre

February 10, 1990 Las Cruces, New Mexico Two robbers gun down 7 at a bowling alley, killing 4 The robbery happened at the beginning of the day as manager Stephanie Senac was preparing to open. Her daughter Melissa Repass and her daughter's friend Amy Houser were also at the alley planning to help supervise the… Continue reading The Las Cruces bowling alley massacre

Florida

11-year-old’s body found

February 6, 2004 Sarasota, Florida The body of 11-year-old Carlie Brucia is discovered Carlie was abducted February 1 by Joseph Peter Smith. After kidnapping her, Smith raped and strangled her, leaving her body near a church. Security footage of Carlie being forcibly lead away by Smith resulted in Smith being questioned. He denied any responsibility… Continue reading 11-year-old’s body found