Executions · Serial Killers · Japan

Man executed for murder, rape, and dismemberment of 4 young girls

June 17, 2008 Tokyo, Japan Serial killer Tsutomu Miyazaki (宮﨑 勤) is executed for the murders of 4 young girls Between August 22, 1988 and June 6, 1989, Miyazaki kidnapped, murdered, raped, and dismembered 4 girls; the youngest two victims were 4 and the oldest was 7. Miyazaki also drank the blood and ate part… Continue reading Man executed for murder, rape, and dismemberment of 4 young girls

California · Serial Killers

Richard Ramírez dies in prison

June 7, 2013 Greenbrae, California Serial killer Richard Ramírez dies of lymphoma in prison Ramírez, known as “The Night Stalker” among other pseudonyms, was convicted of 14 burglaries, 13 murders, 11 sexual assaults, and 5 attempted murders occurring between 1984 and 1985. He spent 23 years, nearly half his life, on death row before dying… Continue reading Richard Ramírez dies in prison

Female Killers · Oklahoma · Serial Killers

Serial killer “The Giggling Granny” dies in prison

June 2, 1965 McAlester, Oklahoma Nannie Doss, known by various names including “The Giggling Granny,” dies in prison Doss was a Blackwidow, killing her husbands both for insurance money and to search “for the perfect mate, the real romance of life.” She elaborated by stating her actions were inspired by romance novels and the pursuit… Continue reading Serial killer “The Giggling Granny” dies in prison

Australia · Executions · Serial Killers

The execution of “The Schoolgirl Strangler”

June 1, 1936 Coburg, Victoria, Australia Arnold Karl Sodeman, “The Schoolgirl Strangler,” is executed Sodeman’s fist known victim was 12-year-old Mena Griffiths, murdered on November 9, 1930. While Mena and her friends played on a playground, Sodeman distracted the other children by giving them money to buy ice cream, then told Mena she was to… Continue reading The execution of “The Schoolgirl Strangler”

India · Serial Killers

“India’s youngest serial killer” is arrested

May 30, 2007 Begusaray, Bihar, India 8-year-old Amarjeet Sada is arrested for the murder of a 6-month-old Amarjeet (sometimes called Amardeep) was the first suspect when a 6-month-old girl named Kushboo went missing from the village’s primary school. Amarjeet was already known by family members to have strangled and bludgeoned two of his relatives —… Continue reading “India’s youngest serial killer” is arrested