Suspected serial poisoner executed

March 24, 1873 Durham, England Mary Ann Cotton (34, pictured) is executed for the murder of her stepson Cotton, who eventually was given the nickname “The Dark Angel,” had a streak of suspicious deaths following her, including three husbands, her mother, a lodger, and twelve children (either her own or her stepchildren). The deaths in…

Woman kills infant by putting her in a microwave

March 17, 2011 Sacramento, California Ka Yang (29, pictured left) kills her daughter Mirabelle Thao-Lo by putting her in a microwave Paramedics responded to a 911 call made by Yang requesting help for her youngest child, 6-week-old Mirabelle. The infant had burns over 60% of her body, from head to toe, though her hair and…

Torso of man killed by wife is found

March 16, 1946 Hamilton, Ontario The torso of a man, later identified as John Dick (pictured), is found The body was found by a group of five schoolchildren while they were hiking. They could not tell what the torso was at first but decided it was suspicious and elected to inform authorities of the discovery…

Woman killed by partner who wanted to date another

March 15, 2007 Villa Park, Illinois Rebecca Klein (32, pictured) is killed by her romantic partner Nicole Abusharif (28) Klein and Abusharif had been partners for 7 years, though Abusharif began dating another woman for over a year before Klein’s murder. According to the other woman, she was told Klein was simply Abusharif’s roommate while…

Woman killed by co-worker after confrontation about shoplifting

March 11, 2011 Bethesda, Maryland Jayna Murray (30, pictured) is killed by her co-worker, 29-year-old Brittany Norwood Murray and Norwood worked together at a Lululemon store, an athletics apparel retailer known for their high-end yoga pants. According to prosecutors during trial, an argument arose between Norwood and Murray after allegations of shoplifting were raised by…