England

Man kills curiosities shop owner to steal sword

March 3, 1961 London, England Edwin Bush (21, pictured) stabs Elsie May Batten (59) to death in her curiosities shop Batten had been struck in the head with a stone jar and was stabbed several times with daggers she had for sell in her shop, one of which was left in her chest and another… Continue reading Man kills curiosities shop owner to steal sword

New York

Man kills 4, wounds several more in 27-hour stabbing spree

February 11, 2011 Brooklyn, New York Maksim Gelman (23, pictured) begins a 28-hour stabbing spree, ultimately leaving 4 dead The attack began following an argument over Gelman’s mother’s car. Gelman wanted to borrow the car though his stepfather, Aleksandr Kuznetsov (54) refused to lend the vehicle. Gelman then stabbed Kuznetsov at least 11 times before… Continue reading Man kills 4, wounds several more in 27-hour stabbing spree

California · Female Killers

Woman stabs ex-girlfriend 91 times

March 13, 2010 Sacramento, California Lan Anh Le stabs her former girlfriend, Monica Anderson, 91 times in a fit of rage and jealousy The night leading up to the murder, Anderson (26) and Le (20) met and socialized with one of Anderson’s friends, Ryan Millwee. Millwee later mentioned he thought it was odd the couple… Continue reading Woman stabs ex-girlfriend 91 times

Washington

Family killed by two teen friends of one victim

January 4, 1997 Bellevue, Washington Four members of the Wilson family are found dead, killed by two 17-year-old friends of one of the victims The victims were parents Bill and Rose Wilson and their daughters Kim (20) and Julia (17). Kim was killed first, away from the home, late in the evening of January 3.… Continue reading Family killed by two teen friends of one victim

California

Boy killed in restroom by man claiming to be acting upon God’s wishes

November 14, 1998 Oceanside, California 9-year-old Matthew Cecchi is murdered in a public restroom by Brandon Wilson (20) Matthew had been escorted by his aunt to the restroom, and she waited outside for him. Wilson entered after, sliced Matthew’s throat, and stabbed him in the back five times without making a sound. He then passed… Continue reading Boy killed in restroom by man claiming to be acting upon God’s wishes