North Carolina · unsolved

Unsolved: family of three killed in home, their heads submerged in their bathtub

February 3, 1972 Boone, North Carolina Three members of the Durham family are killed and left draped over the edge of their bathtub On the night of February 3, Troy Hall received a phone call from a voice he didn’t recognize. The caller spoke in hushed tones and identified herself as his mother-in-law, Virginia Durham.… Continue reading Unsolved: family of three killed in home, their heads submerged in their bathtub

Executions · Female Killers · Germany · Serial Killers

Convicted serial killer Elisabeth Wiese is executed

February 2, 1905 Berlin, Germany “Angel maker” Elisabeth Wiese (51, pictured) is executed Elisabeth began a career as a midwife, though when she found herself unwed and pregnant, she switched professions to better provide for herself and her child. Elisabeth (whose surname was Berkefeld at the time) picked up the mantle of abortionist, which was… Continue reading Convicted serial killer Elisabeth Wiese is executed

Alaska

Man’s body found after months of being stranded in the wilderness

February 2, 1982 Brooks Range, Alaska The body of Carl McCunn (35) is found after he was stranded in the Alaskan wilderness and killed himself McCunn was dropped off in the wilderness in March 1981, around 75 miles from the nearest town. He was equipped with cameras, 500 rolls of film, firearms, and 1,400 pounds… Continue reading Man’s body found after months of being stranded in the wilderness