Massacres/Mass Murder · Oklahoma · Political

The Oklahoma City bombing

April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Domestic terrorists bomb the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Three former members of the US Army, angry at the FBI involvement in the Ruby Ridge and Waco incidents, conspired to set off a truck bomb in the federal building. The resulting blast killed at least 168 and injured over… Continue reading The Oklahoma City bombing

Female Killers · Illinois

Woman murders toddler with extension cord

April 19, 1993 Chicago, Illinois Amanda Wallace stands her 2-year-old son Joseph on a chair, ties an extension cord between a transom and his neck, waves to him as he waves goodbye, and kicks the chair from beneath him causing him to strangle to death in front of her Wallace had been mentally ill for… Continue reading Woman murders toddler with extension cord

Female Killers · Illinois · Massachusetts · Newspaper clippings

News clippings: woman smothers newborn twins; woman kills neighbor’s toddler and leaves the body on train tracks to be bisected

From The Chicago Tribune Published April 18, 1880 A 30-year-old "woman of ill-repute" was suspected of smothering her newborn twin children. She then threw one body in a river. The other was thrown in a hole on the river bank and covered with leaves. A young child was killed with blunt force trauma to her… Continue reading News clippings: woman smothers newborn twins; woman kills neighbor’s toddler and leaves the body on train tracks to be bisected

Texas

Cousins kill boy, sever his limbs, and drink his blood

April 18, 1998 Donna, Texas Pablo Lucio Vasquez and his cousin kill a 12-year-old boy, dismember his body, and drink his blood The boy was David Cardenas and had met Vasquez (20) at a party. Vasquez and his cousin Andy Chapa (15) were walking with Cardenas away from the party and to another house when… Continue reading Cousins kill boy, sever his limbs, and drink his blood