Man kills wife, infant son, and step-daughter in 2-day spree

January 11, 1920Simmondley Moor, Glossop, Derbyshire, EnglandAlbert Burrows kills his wife Hannah Calladine and their infant son before throwing their bodies down a mine shaft; Burrows kills his step-daughter the next day Burrows, described in the Nashville Tennessean rather unflatteringly (as was the custom in newspapers covering a murder trial during that age) as “a…

12-year-old tortured, burned alive by four teens

January 11, 1992Madison, Indiana12-year-old Shanda Sharer is tortured and burned to death by four teenaged girls On the night of January 10, Toni Lawrence (15), Hope Rippey (15), and Laurie Tackett (17), drove to Sharer’s home to lure her into their car. Melinda Loveless (16) was also in the car, though she hid under a…