Arizona

Man murders ex with heroin overdose for being an informant

October 20, 1976 Tucson, Arizona Jimmie Wayne Jeffers murders his former girlfriend with an overdose of heroin Jeffers discovered his ex-girlfriend, Penelope Cheney, was giving police information about Jeffers' heroin transactions while he was incarcerated. Angry, he attempted to enlist a fellow inmate to perform a hit on Cheney, but the communication was intercepted by… Continue reading Man murders ex with heroin overdose for being an informant

Florida · Newspaper clippings

Woman and granddaughter murdered by boarder 

September 19, 1993*  Casselberry, Florida  Edward James strangled and rapes an 8-year-old before stabbing her grandmother to death  *Note: because the events began sometime before midnight and continued into the following day's early hours, court documents list the date of the offense as September 19 while newspapers reported the date as September 20.  James had… Continue reading Woman and granddaughter murdered by boarder 

Canada · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man murders, dismembers, and cannibalizes 8

September 5, 1970 Creston, British Columbia, Canada Dale Merle Nelson, reportedly high on LSD and drunk, goes on a murder/mutilation/cannibalizing spree leaving 8 dead Shortly after midnight on September 5, Nelson visited the home of a distant relative, Shirley Wasyk, as he knew her husband would not be home. He beat Shirley with a fire… Continue reading Man murders, dismembers, and cannibalizes 8

Massacres/Mass Murder · Mexico

2010 San Fernando Massacre

August 24, 2010  San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico The Los Zetas drug cartel kidnap 75 people illegally entering countries in South and Central America making their way to the United States, before shooting them; all but 3 are killed The massacre occurred in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and would not have been discovered as quickly as… Continue reading 2010 San Fernando Massacre