Indiana · Massacres/Mass Murder

Seven killed, including three children, during botched robbery

June 1, 2006 Indianapolis, Indiana Seven family members are shot during a botched robbery Alberto Covarrubias (56, pictured left center) and Emma Valdez (46, right center) were at their home with their children Alberto (11, left) and David Covarrubias (8, right) at the time of the attack. They were also watching Emma’s grandson, 5-year-old Luis… Continue reading Seven killed, including three children, during botched robbery

Executions · Kentucky

Man executed for killing in-laws, neighbor after custody dispute

March 15, 1946 Eddyville, Kentucky Anderson Adkins (33) is executed for the murders of three and the attempted murder of a fourth At the time of the shootings, Anderson and his wife — identified as Mrs. Elmo Adkins — had recently divorced. Additionally, Anderson has been denied custody of their son Jimmy, which angered him.… Continue reading Man executed for killing in-laws, neighbor after custody dispute

Louisiana · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man kills 4, wounds 4, possibly due to recent divorce

March 10, 1999 Gonzales, Louisiana Shon Miller kills his mother-in-law, estranged wife, 2-year-old son, and a church deacon, and wounds a further four Miller (22) had a history of abusing his wife Carla Miller (25), from slashing her tires to knocking one of her teeth out. After two years of abuse, Carla filed for divorce.… Continue reading Man kills 4, wounds 4, possibly due to recent divorce

China · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man “anguished deeply in heart” kills 8 including his lover and her toddler grandson

January 4, 2009 Luoyang, Suizhou City, Hubei Province, China Xiong Zhenlin (35, pictured) kills 8 people over 15 hours, reportedly due to romantic and financial difficulties Xiong had divorced his wife a few months prior to the murders, in September 2008. He became distraught and hoped to either reunite with his ex-wife or marry his… Continue reading Man “anguished deeply in heart” kills 8 including his lover and her toddler grandson

China · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man kills 7 children, 2 adults, self after property dispute

May 12, 2010 Hanzhong, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China Wu Huanming (48) kills 9 and injured 12 at a kindergarten following a property dispute Wu was the owner of a two-story building which was partially rented to Wu Hongying (50, no relation to Wu Huanming) who ran a private kindergarten. Wu Hongying’s lease expired in… Continue reading Man kills 7 children, 2 adults, self after property dispute