Australia

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

England · Newspaper clippings

Man beats pregnant wife until she’s unrecognizable because of “her going’s on”

November 17, 1943 Luton, Bedfordshire, England Horace William Manton argues with his wife, beats her face with a stool until he kills her and she is unrecognizable, strips her naked, stuffs her in a sack, and dumps her in a river Caroline Manton was pregnant when her husband had enough of "her goings-on." He choked… Continue reading Man beats pregnant wife until she’s unrecognizable because of “her going’s on”

California · Crime Scene Photography

Two women found mutilated on the same day (graphic)

November 15, 1944 Los Angeles, California Virginia Lee Griffin is found by a hotel maid after being murdered and mutilated by Otto Stephen Wilson Warning: graphic images On November 14, Griffin and Wilson went to a hotel room with the intention of sex. As soon as she was undressed, Wilson struck Griffin then choked her… Continue reading Two women found mutilated on the same day (graphic)

California · Crime Scene Photography

Woman beaten, choked, and mutilated by husband for allegedly being intimate with her stepfather (graphic)

November 13, 1945 Roscoe (renamed to Sun Valley in 1950), Los Angeles, California The body of Florence Honeycutt (38) is examined the day after she was murdered by her husband Warning: article contains graphic images Florence and her husband John met in August 1944, married shortly after, and moved to San Francisco. In August of… Continue reading Woman beaten, choked, and mutilated by husband for allegedly being intimate with her stepfather (graphic)

Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Clippings: husband beats wife to death with ax; 500 women lynch a man for murder of young woman

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published November 12, 1909 Several people met violent ends, three of whom had their destinies intertwined. The first article reports of a woman viciously attacked by her ax-wielding husband. Her battered body was found with her two young children crying over her, and she was able to implicate her husband… Continue reading Clippings: husband beats wife to death with ax; 500 women lynch a man for murder of young woman