Man bludgeons parents to death with steak mallet

November 13, 1993Hambleton, Leicestershire, EnglandRoger Severs beats his parents — Eileen and Derek Severs (69 and 68 respectively) — to death with a steak mallet On November 13, Roger (37) bludgeoned Eileen and Derek in their home. He wrapped their bodies in a yellow blanket, drove them to a wooded area, and covered them with…

Family executed for murdering abusive family patriarch

September 11, 1599 Rome, Italy Beatrice Cenci (21) along with her stepmother and brother, are executed for the murder of Beatrice's father, Francesco Cenci Francesco had long abused his family, beating and mistreating his wife and sons and sexually abused Beatrice. Beatrice had gone to authorities to report the abuse, but her protests fell on…