Teen killed, skull used to make love potion

October 13, 1956Vineland, New Jersey13-year-old Roger Carletto disappears; his killer will later claim to have murdered him to turn his skull into a love potion Carletto’s parents reported him missing on October 13, and while police initially suspected foul play they also considered the possibility he had run away. Over the following months, the police…

Man receives exorcism, kills wife directly afterward

October 5, 1974Gawber, Barnsley, EnglandMichael Taylor (30) begins an exorcism and kills his wife hours after its completion Michael, according to his friends, had had very little interest in religion until he met 22-year-old Marie Robinson in July 1974. Robinson and a handful of others were part of a “splinter movement” of a larger Christian…