Pennsylvania · School Violence

Franklin Regional High School stabbing

April 9, 2014 Murrysville, Pennsylvania A 16-year-old high school student dual-wielding kitchen knives goes on a stabbing spree at his high school, wounding 22 including himself 21 of the 22 stabbing victims were students between 14 and 17. The school's assistant principal was able to subdue attacker Alex Hribal, and police secured the school within… Continue reading Franklin Regional High School stabbing

Colorado · Female Killers

Woman kills 2 because she believed she was a “government assassin of traitors”

March 28, 2004 Denver, Colorado Amber Torrez kills the first of two victims because she is a “government assassin of traitors” Torrez’s first murder victim was John Hand who she stabbed 30 times. Her second murder victim was killed the next day on March 29; Mesfin Gezahegn was stabbed 39 times. During trial, Torrez claimed… Continue reading Woman kills 2 because she believed she was a “government assassin of traitors”

Crime Scene Photography · North Carolina

The MacDonald murders (extremely graphic)

February 17, 1970 Fort Bragg, North Carolina 3 members of the MacDonald family are found dead WARNING: THE PHOTOS ACCOMPANYING THIS ARTICLE ARE EXTREMELY GRAPHIC AND INVOLVE CHILDREN. DISCRETION IS ADVISED. Emergency services received a call from a distressed Jeffrey MacDonald reporting a stabbing in his home. When responding military police arrived to investigate they… Continue reading The MacDonald murders (extremely graphic)

Newspaper clippings · Texas

Man stashes wife’s face, body and nearly severs arms while visiting her in the hospital

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Friday, January 29, 1915 Lorena Beresford-Snyder was killed by her husband, Ward Snyder, while she was in the hospital. A nurse overheard an endearing conversation between the two (the husband calling his wife "dearest" and saying he came to see her fearing she would be ill for some time, and… Continue reading Man stashes wife’s face, body and nearly severs arms while visiting her in the hospital