Man kills 3 colleagues, self due to an obsession with co-worker

December 18, 1996São Paulo, BrazilMarcelo Kenji Yoshino (22) shoots several colleagues and himself Yoshino had been obsessed with his co-worker Valéria Lelli (26) for some time before the shootings. According to a fellow worker, Yoshino “kept sending letters, flowers and chocolates, but she didn’t care because she was engaged.” Additionally, Lelli’s fiancé told reporters, “Since…

Man kills estranged wife’s parents

December 12, 1982Madison, IndianaD.H. Fleenor (31) kills his estranged wife’s parents after blaming them for the end of his marriage Fleenor had blamed his in-laws for the end of his 4-month marriage, and held resentment toward the family. On December 11, Fleenor spent a portion of the evening drinking with an acquaintance and revealed he…

Man kills parents, 2 brothers

December 11, 1985Lathrop, MissouriFour members of the Sloan family are killed in their home by the eldest son Early on December 11, Jeffery Sloan (19) entered his parent’s bedroom with a .38 caliber pistol and shot his father, Paul, as he slept. The bullet struck Paul in the chin and passed through his neck. The…

Three family members shot in their home

December 10, 2003Sugar Land, TexasThree members of the Whitaker family are shot as they return home from dinner The Whitakers’ elder son, Thomas Bartlett “Bart” Whitaker (23), announced to his family he had completed his studies at Sam Houston State University and would soon be graduating. (It was later revealed there were no records from…