Man executed for former sister-in-law’s murder

March 15, 1946Eddyville, KentuckyAnderson Adkins (34, pictured center) is executed for a murder committed during a custody dispute Anderson and his wife, Elmo Bentley Adkins, had recently divorced, and Anderson had blamed the influence of his in-laws for the dissolution of his marriage. Elmo had been granted custody of the couple’s 11-year-old son and Adkins…

Woman accidentally poisoned with formalin during operation

March 15, 2018 Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk Oblast, Russia Ekaterina Fedyaeva (Екатерина Федяева) is accidentally poisoned with formalin, leading to her death 3 weeks later Fedyaeva (28, pictured) had elected to undergo surgery to remove ovarian cysts in preparation to begin having children. During her operation, formalin was mistakenly introduced into Fedyaeva’s abdominal cavity instead of saline.…

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…

Man kills wife, 6 children, self

March 15, 1926 Chihuahua City, Mexico Efren (or Elfren) Loweree kills his wife and sons before taking his own life According to reports, Loweree told his six sons and wife to pray for their souls before beating them to death with a hammer. Loweree then decapitated the boys with a razor blade and shot himself…