Female Killers · India

Man stabbed, stoned, mutilated after going unpunished for various crimes after a decade

August 13, 2004 Nagpur, India Accused serial rapist Akku Yadav is lynched by a group of 200 women Yadav had been accused of raping women for over a decade. The women had reported the assaults to police, but police seemed unconcerned with the crimes, some going so far as to outright blame the victims as… Continue reading Man stabbed, stoned, mutilated after going unpunished for various crimes after a decade

Montana · Political

Man lynched, anti-union threats left with body

August 1, 1917 Butte, Montana Unionist Frank Little is lynched Little was abducted by six masked men around 3 in the morning. While still only clad in his underwear, the men shoved him into a car and sped off. After a short drive, they tied him to the car’s bumper and dragged him over granite… Continue reading Man lynched, anti-union threats left with body

Oklahoma · Racially Motivated

Mother and teenaged son lynched before their trial

May 25, 1911 Okema, Oklahoma Laura Nelson and her 16-year-old son are lynched, their bodies left hanging from a bridge The Nelsons were charged with the May 2 killing of a deputy sheriff who had visited their farm looking for a stolen cow. According to the report, Laura was the first to grab the gun… Continue reading Mother and teenaged son lynched before their trial

Texas

10,000 lynch teen after he confesses to murder

May 15, 1916 Waco, Texas Teenager Jesse Washington is lynched in front of a crowd of 10,000 Lucy Fryer, a white woman, was murdered by blunt force trauma on May 8, 1916. Blame almost immediately fell upon 17-year-old Jesse Washington, a black teen who worked on the Fryer farm. When sheriff's deputies questioned Washington, they… Continue reading 10,000 lynch teen after he confesses to murder

Female Killers · Serial Killers · Spain

Woman convicted of pimping and murdering children lynched

May 12, 1913 Barcelona, Spain Spanish child-murderer Enriqueta Martí is lynched Martí spent her days begging at charities and convents, using street children she claimed as her own to further her deceit. She would then murder the children or prostitute them to wealthy clients whom she would socialize with at night. When she was arrested… Continue reading Woman convicted of pimping and murdering children lynched