Woman kills, dismembers employer

March 2, 1879 Richmond, London, England Catherine “Kate” Webster (pictured) kills her employer Julia Martha Thomas Webster, reported to be “about 30 years of age,” had worked as a domestic servant for Thomas (55) since January 1878. The two initially had a good rapport though relations quickly soured. “I found her very trying, and [she]…

Woman kills, cooks partner

February 29, 2000 Aberdeen, New South Wales Katherine Knight kills and mutilates her de facto partner John Price (both 44, pictured) Warning: the details of this crime are graphic Knight had had a long history of domestic abuse against her partners. She tried to strangle one former partner due to supposed sexual inadequacy (he had…

Woman’s headless, handless body found in river

December 12, 2013SingaporeThe headless, dismembered body of Jasvinder Kaur (33) is found floating in the Whampoa River On December 11, 2013, Kaur and her husband Harvinder Singh (35) engaged into an argument after she made a long-distance call to a party unknown to Singh. In anger, Singh punched Kaur on the neck which knocked her…