Woman who had been convicted of the murder of her son and the attempted murder of her fiancé is executed for the murder of her husband

March 30, 1998FloridaJudias “Judy” Buenoano is executed for the murder of her husband On September 16, 1971, James Goodyear died at the age of 37; his cause of death was attributed to pneumonia and heart failure. His wife Judy Goodyear received $33,000 in life insurance benefits as well as $62,000 in indemnity compensation from the…

Man hanged for killing wife, children with axe

March 30, 1899 Harrisonville, Missouri Edwin Bates Soper is hanged for the murder of his wife and two children In April 1891, Soper suddenly announced to neighbors and acquaintances he had heard of a local “blind tiger” (an illegal saloon) and had decided to move there, then quickly sold his butcher shop and moved away.…

“Pied Piper of Tucson” dies from wounds inflicted in prison

March 30, 1975 Arizona “The Pied Piper of Tucson” Charles Schmid dies of wounds sustained 10 days before Schmid (pictured, left) had killed his occasional-girlfriend Alleen Rowe (15) on May 31, 1964, after deciding to kill someone just to know how it felt. Shortly after the killing, he told another occasional-girlfriend, Gretchen Fritz, of the…