Female Killers · Texas

Husband stabbed nearly 200 times after tied to bed

January 13, 2003 Houston, Texas Susan Wright (26) ties her husband Jeff (34) to their bed and stabs him 193 times Shortly before the murder, Jeff had dug a hole in the couple's yard as part of a home improvement project. On January 13, Susan tied Jeff to their bed, stabbed him 193 times with… Continue reading Husband stabbed nearly 200 times after tied to bed

Executions · Famous Last Words · Female Killers · North Carolina

FLW: smart enough to not tell husband she had a child by another man

Famous Last Words Matilda Carter North Carolina January 13, 1882 "Folks, hear me, as I'se to be hanged. I'se free from any guilt about Nash Carter. I had a child by another man, but was smart enough to keep my husband from knowing it." Carter (22-year-old mother of 6, mostly with different fathers) and 3… Continue reading FLW: smart enough to not tell husband she had a child by another man

Newspaper clippings · Oregon

Manipulated to murder by animal spirits

August 31, 2010 Dallas, Oregon The bodies of David Scott Jondle and Marilyn Jondle are found after they were murdered by their son Andrew at the behest of his girlfriend Andrew (20) had started seeing Cindy Lou Beck (46) a month before the murders; his parents strongly disapproved of their relationship. The couple moved in… Continue reading Manipulated to murder by animal spirits

Female Killers · New Jersey

Doctor kills parents after psychotic episode 

August 26, 2000  Chatham Township, New Jersey  Dr. Idella Kathleen Hagan calls police, confessing the murder of her parents after receiving messages to do so in traffic lights, TV commercials, and playing cards  Dr. Hagan had had a successful and promising career in medicine, but suffered from clinical depression stemming from the end of her… Continue reading Doctor kills parents after psychotic episode