France · Massacres/Mass Murder · Newspaper clippings

Teen shoots self after 2-day shooting spree which left 13 others dead

September 24, 1994 Cuers, France 16-year-old Éric Borel kills himself after a two-day killing spree which left 13 others dead and 6 wounded Borel began his attack at home on September 23, shooting his stepfather, 11-year-old stepbrother, and mother with a .22-caliber hunting rifle. After shooting his stepfather and stepbrother, he bludgeoned both with a… Continue reading Teen shoots self after 2-day shooting spree which left 13 others dead

Massacres/Mass Murder · Sweden

Man obsessed with ex-fiancé kills 9, self

August 21, 1952 Scania, Sweden Tore Hedin kills 9 and himself after his fiancé left him Hedin, a 25-year-old police officer, had previously robbed and murdered a friend in November 1951 before setting the crime scene on fire. He was assigned to the case and, unsurprisingly, was unable to catch the killer. (Pictured, Hedin quizzically… Continue reading Man obsessed with ex-fiancé kills 9, self

Massacres/Mass Murder · Nebraska · Religion

Man claims ancient Egyptian god commanded him to make human sacrifices, begins killing spree

August 11, 2013 Omaha, Nebraska Nikko Jenkins begins a killing spree which ends with a total of four victims Jenkins claimed his facial tattoos are the language of Apophis, the ancient Egyptian god of chaos, and claimed to be following Apophis' commands when he began his shooting spree. On August 11, 2013, Jenkins shot two… Continue reading Man claims ancient Egyptian god commanded him to make human sacrifices, begins killing spree

Georgia · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man bludgeons wife, children before going on a shooting spree

July 29, 1999 Stockbridge, Georgia Mark Barton goes on a shooting spree at two day trading firms and kills himself, leaving a note explaining the bludgeoning murders of his family the two days before Barton had lost a substantial amount of money — $105,000 — in internet trading and was distraught, which was the motive… Continue reading Man bludgeons wife, children before going on a shooting spree

Executions · Massacres/Mass Murder · Nebraska

Charles Starkweather, killer of 11, is executed

June 25, 1959 Lincoln, Nebraska 20-year-old Charles Starkweather is executed in the electric chair for murder Starkweather was 18 when he met his future girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, who was 13 at the time. A year later, Starkweather robbed and killed a service station attendant who had refused to sell Starkweather a stuffed animal on… Continue reading Charles Starkweather, killer of 11, is executed