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

New York

Crowd exits Birdland in high spirits despite stabbing death

January 26, 1959 New York, New York A crime scene photo of a crowd following a murder The caption attached to the photo reads: "Crowd leaving Birdland in an upbeat mood, despite the SLASHING DEATH earlier in the evening of the club's assistant manager, Zachira "Irving" Levy." The victim had been stabbed following an argument… Continue reading Crowd exits Birdland in high spirits despite stabbing death

Belgium

Man with knife attacks children in a nursery

January 23, 2009 Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde, Dendermonde, Belgium Kim De Gelder (20) enters a nursery and begins a stabbing rampage that leaves 2 babies and a childcare provider dead and a dozen more wounded De Gelder entered the childcare center under the pretense of asking a question. Once inside, for reasons unknown, he began to attack the… Continue reading Man with knife attacks children in a nursery

Female Killers · Texas

Husband stabbed nearly 200 times after tied to bed

January 13, 2003 Houston, Texas Susan Wright (26) ties her husband Jeff (34) to their bed and stabs him 193 times Shortly before the murder, Jeff had dug a hole in the couple's yard as part of a home improvement project. On January 13, Susan tied Jeff to their bed, stabbed him 193 times with… Continue reading Husband stabbed nearly 200 times after tied to bed