9-year-old abducted, stabbed, thrown into pond to drown

November 4, 1987Providence, Rhode IslandFrankie Lee Barnes (9) is abducted and murdered Barnes went missing on November 4, after calling his mother at work to ask if he could play outside. She agreed under the condition he be home by dinner. He was reported missing later that evening. Another young boy, Jason Wolf (6), went…

Woman drowns toddler to “prove” love

November 8, 1954 Vendôme, Centre-Val de Loire Denise Labbé (20) drowns her 2-year-old daughter Catherine to “prove” her love to her lover Labbé was a single mother when she began a relationship with 24-year-old Jacques Algarron. The relationship reportedly had strong and unhealthy Dominant/submissive overtones, including Algarron allegedly coercing Labbé into sleeping with other men…

Teen tortured, murdered by other teens

August 17, 1995 Kode, Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden John Hron (14) is beaten and drowned by four neo-Nazis Hron and a friend were camping by a lake when four boys, ages 15-18 and all of whom embraced the neo-nazi ideology, approached. The youngest, Mikael Fjällholm, and Hron knew each other from school, where…

Two children drown while playing at dam

July 27, 1947 Hansen Dam, Los Angeles, California Siblings Patricia and Raymond Thomas accidentally drown during a family picnic trip Patricia (6) and Raymond (9) were allowed by their father, John M. Thomas, to wade in the water after testing the depth. While the children played, the parents and other relatives prepared lunch and called…