Executions · Famous Last Words · Texas

FLW: Child Killer finally confesses to murdering sisters

Famous Last Words Dennis Thurl Dowthitt Texas March 7, 2001 “I am so sorry for what y'all had to go through. I am so sorry for what all of you had to go through. I can't imagine losing two children. If I was y'all I would have killed me. You know? I am really so… Continue reading FLW: Child Killer finally confesses to murdering sisters

Female Killers · Japan · Serial Killers

The arrest of two of Japan’s most infamous serial killers

March 6, 2002 Japan Serial killers Futoshi Matsunaga (松永 太) and Junko Ogata (緒方 純子) are apprehended Matsunaga has previously been married (and had 10 known mistresses) before he and former schoolmate Ogata became romantically involved. He allegedly wished to marry Ogata but her mother objected due to Ogata suffering abuse at the hands of… Continue reading The arrest of two of Japan’s most infamous serial killers

Executions · Missouri

Man executed for the rape and beating of teen

March 6, 1964 Missouri Charles Harvey Odom is executed for the rape of a 13-year-old On July 23, 1961, Odom kidnapped Lisa Schuh at gunpoint, sexually assaulted her, and beat her head with a rock. She was injured so severely that she was unconscious for 5 weeks and was permanently disabled after regaining consciousness. An… Continue reading Man executed for the rape and beating of teen

Canada · Serial Killers

Birth and death of Canadian serial killer Peter Woodcock

March 5, 1939/2010 Ontario, Canada Serial killer Peter Woodcock is born (1939) and dies of natural causes (2010) Woodcock was a serial killer who targeted children between September 1956 and January 1957 when Woodcock was 17. The first victim was Wayne Mallette (7) who was strangled. Mallette had 2 bite marks, to his thigh and… Continue reading Birth and death of Canadian serial killer Peter Woodcock

Graves · Ireland · Religion

Investigation team announces the discovery of a “significant” number of human child remains at non-operational home for unwed mothers

March 3, 2017 Tuam, Ireland The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation announces a “significant” amount of human remains had been found at the Mother and Baby Home, a closed home for unwed mothers and their children The Catholic-run Mother and Baby Home operated between 1925 and 1961, taking in unwed mothers and their… Continue reading Investigation team announces the discovery of a “significant” number of human child remains at non-operational home for unwed mothers