Executions · Newspaper clippings · Utah

Enoch Davis meets his execution with vulgarity

September 14, 1894 Lehi Junction, Utah Wife-murderer Enoch Davis is executed by firing squad Davis was executed to the June 5, 1892 murder of his wife after allegedly discovering her "in the act of criminal intimacy" with a man named Dr. Butler and, in anger, grabbed his revolver to shoot the doctor but missed and… Continue reading Enoch Davis meets his execution with vulgarity

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

Argentina · Executions · Religion

Pregnant woman and priest executed

August 18, 1848 San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina 8-months-pregnant Maria Camila O'Gorman Ximénez (20) and her priest lover Father Ladislao Gutiérrez (24) are executed by a firing squad  Father Gutiérrez was a Jesuit priest and his church was the only one within Argentina's Catholic Church to condemn the police state the country was under at… Continue reading Pregnant woman and priest executed