13-year-old fatally shoots 6-year-old stepdaughter

March 4, 1921Iron Mountain, MissouriLuettia Parsons (13) fatally shoots her 6-year-old stepdaughter Luettia† had married John Parsons (38) on February 26, 1921. Six days later, Luettia shot her 6-year-old stepdaughter Lillie†† Parsons in the face with a shotgun. Luettia, dubbed the “baby bride of the Ozarks” due to her young age, was arrested and brought…

Woman killed by daughter’s boyfriend

March 4, 1954 Manhattan, New York Anna Gresh (alternate spelling Gresch) is killed by her daughter’s boyfriend William Snyder (17, pictured) and Theresa Gresh (15, pictured) began a relationship in 1954 which quickly turned sexual. Theresa’s mother, Anna, found the couple in bed together one day and demanded Snyder stay away from Theresa, threatening to…

Head of Murder, Inc. executed

March 4, 1944 Ossining, New York American mobster and head of Murder, Inc. Louis “Lepke” Buchalter is executed Lepke began his life of crime as a teenager, which was when he met Jacob “Gurrah” Shapiro. The duo soon established an extortion business. Eventually the two formed a larger gang with Jacob “Little Augie” Orgen and…