Japan · School Violence

Cram school teacher stabs 12-year-old student to death after argument

December 10, 2005 Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan Yu Hagino (23, pictured left) stabs 6th grader Sayano Horimoto (12, pictured right) to death following an argument Hagino was a part-time teacher at a cram school (a school dedicated to studying for entrance exams into high school and college, either to earn entry into prestigious schools or… Continue reading Cram school teacher stabs 12-year-old student to death after argument

England · Female Killers

Woman kills fiancé after argument

December 1, 1996 Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England Tracie Andrews gets into an argument with her fiancé, stabs him 42 times with a pen knife, bruises her own face, and tells police a "fat man with staring eyes" was responsible for the murder due to road rage Andrews (pictured showcasing her self-inflicted bruises as proof of an… Continue reading Woman kills fiancé after argument

England · Political

Edmund Ironside, murdered on his toilet

November 30, 1016 England Edmund II, also known as Edmund Ironside, King of England from April 23, 1016 to November 30, 1016, is killed while using the privy Edmund had been engaged in a conflict over the throne from 1014 when his 2 older brothers died making him the eldest male heir, and his father… Continue reading Edmund Ironside, murdered on his toilet


The murder of Sian Kingi

November 27, 1987 Tinbeerwah, Queensland, Australia Sian Kingi (12, pictured) is kidnapped, raped, strangled, and stabbed to death Kingi was abducted when Barrie Watts and then-wife Valmae Beck persuaded her into their van under the false pretense of looking for a lost poodle. She was driven 12km (approximately 7.5 miles) to a remote area where… Continue reading The murder of Sian Kingi

China · Massacres/Mass Murder · School Violence

9 killed by knife at boys’ dormitory

November 26, 2004 Ruzhou, China Yan Yanming (21) enters a boys' high school dormitory with a knife, killing 9 and injuring 3 Yanming, whose motive behind the attack remains unclear, stabbed and sliced at the high schoolers he came across, stabbing some in the heart and slicing the necks of others. He was arrested the… Continue reading 9 killed by knife at boys’ dormitory