Two men kidnap a pair of hitchhikers, raping and killing one and seriously wounding the other

October 11, 1980Knox County, TennesseeWalter Lee Caruthers and Reginald Watkins kidnap two hitchhikers before they rape and kill one and seriously injure the other Brothers-in-law Caruthers (36) and Watkins (27) picked up Wilhelmina (22) and George (18) Stahl in Columbus, Ohio as the siblings were hitchhiking from New York to Georgia. In Knoxville, Tennessee, Caruthers…

“Baby hunter” arrested

October 24, 1977 Soviet Union Anatoly Biryukov (Анатолий Бирюков) is apprehended following a failed abduction of an infant Biryukov had previously abducted and murdered 5 infants. The first was taken on September 16, 1977 from an unattended stroller momentarily left in front of a baby formula store. The baby's body was found in an apartment…