Man kills wife, self with chainsaw

March 31, 2015Lower Moreland, PennsylvaniaThe bodies of Nicole and Christopher Peppelman are found by one of their sons The Peppelmans had separated, and their divorce had been finalized in January of 2014. Despite the dissolution of their marriage, “there was no indication at the time that there was anything wrong between them,” according to Martin…

The murder of Selena

March 31, 1995 Corpus Christi, Texas Selena Quintanilla-Pérez is fatally shot by her fan club’s president Selena began her musical career at the age of 9, rising to become a Grammy winning artist and being called the “Queen of Tejano.” In 1995, Selena’s father discovered her fan club president and manager of her San Antonio…

Man executed for killing wife

March 31, 1893 Macon, Georgia Louis Lewis is hanged for the murder of his wife The crime occurred on September 16, 1890. According to Annie Dillon, Louis’ employer at a dairy farm, she and another employee, Hattie Peck, were in a room talking with Louis’ wife Melinda Lewis when Louis entered in a “quarrelsome mood.”…