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message 1: by Fishface (last edited Jan 07, 2018 12:12PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/1 is the day an unidentified man was found dead as part of the series of murders now known as the Hog Trails case. See http://murderpedia.org/male.C/c/conah...
Nikia Kilpatrick, who was 6 months pregnant, was found dead in her apartment after her family got worried following several days of no contact. Her two toddlers were hungry and scared, having been left there by their killer. See http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/durou...
Patricia England was killed out of nowhere. See http://www.nytimes.com/2000/11/15/nyr...
The is the approximate day Patricia Yellow Robe was found dead. Originally thought to be the victim of an OD, the Green River Killer startled everyone by admitting that he'd strangled her. See Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green River Killer.
Anita Mahfood was murdered by her boyfriend, a seminal ska musician who had lost his mind. See Don Drummond: The Genius and Tragedy of the World's Greatest Trombonist.
Ethel Belshaw was murdered. She was only a kid, for crying out loud. See Arnold Sodeman: The True Story of the Schoolgirl Strangler.
This is the approximate day we lost Linda Ortega. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.
A John Doe and two Jane Does were found by the authorities. We still don't know who they are, but we know their killer. See Slaughter in Carolina.
Michael McDonald accepted a lift from the wrong bunch of nice guys. See Born to Kill: the William Bonin Story.
Peter Manuel killed Ann Kneilands. See Blood on the Thistle: A Casebook of Twentieth-Century Scottish Murder.
Wendy Jordan was murdered by Eric Armstroing. The only good thing about this is that he was unable to resist inserting himself into the investigation, essentially getting himself busted by the Detroit Police Department. See http://murderpedia.org/male.A/a/armst...
Debbie Dudley was kidnapped on this day. See Cellar of Horror: The Story of Gary Heidnik.
This is the approximate day that all these women died, almost certainly all at the hands of a certain well-known pig farmer:

Yvonne Abigosis, 1984

Maria Laliberte, 1997
(Image won't post, but here's linkage:) https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/ne...
Anne Elizabeth Wolsey, 1997

Andrea Borhaven, 1997

Ruby Ann Hardy, 1998
See On the Farm.

In less painful anniversaries, this is the day Fred West killed himself, unable to face life after his wife found out she had killed their daughter and stopped speaking to him. See Out of the Shadows: Fred West's Daughter Tells Her Harrowing Story of Survival.
Leonard Fraser died in prison. See Things a Killer Would Know: The True Story of Leonard Fraser.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/2 is the day Ada Puller was murdered by Jarvis Catoe. See http://murderpedia.org/male.C/c/catoe...
Kristine Mihelich was snatched off the street and killed by a highly organized pedophiliac serial offender. See Portraits in the Snow: The Oakland County Child Killings...Scandals and Small Conspiracies.

Carl, Thelma, Ronald, Gary and Pamela Mosser were killed along with their dog. See Mosser Massacre: The Southwest's Greatest Manhunt.
Nancy Heard lost her life to a guy who was overly sensitive to perceived criticism. See I Would Find a Girl Walking.

In much happier memories, this is the day Olivia Reivers escaped the Yorkshire Ripper alive. See Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son: The Story of The Yorkshire Ripper.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/3 is the day Patrician Cannon George fell down the same rabbit hole that had already swallowed up Darlene Saunders, Debbie Ann Friday and Bertha Jean Mason. See The Benjamin Atkins Story: America's Most Prolific Serial Killer.
Photo link: http://thechive.com/2012/04/03/abando...
Timothy McCoy lost his identity. For the next 14 years he would be known only as the "Greyhound Bus Boy," until someone finally provided the right set of dental records to compare to the skull in the crawlspace. See The Chicago Killer.

Lubie Geter was killed by a guy named WAYNE. See The Atlanta Child Murders: The Night Stalker.
John Leras was killed by one of those adzeholes who likes to subdue a guy with beer and Valium so he can't fight back when he's being raped with foreign objects and tortured with lit cigarettes. You know the kind of guy I mean. See Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft and the Most Heinous Murder Spree.
Kimberly Pitchford became the victim of an unsolved murder, one of several along the I-45 Corridor in Texas. See Deliver Us: Three Decades of Murder and Redemption in the Infamous I-45/Texas Killing Fields.

Ilse Brandt, who was more than 8 months pregnant at the time, was murdered. Her husband Herbert and daughter Angie managed to escape alive. Astoundingly, they loyally stood by the killer and supported him for the rest of his sorry life. See Invisible Killer: The Monster Behind the Mask.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/4 This is the day Ellen Tamm was killed by Coral Eugene Watts. See Hidden Brutality: Life of Serial Killer Carl Eugene Watts.
George Sonnenberg was killed by Ottis Toole. See Confessions of Henry Lee Lucas.
Mary Sullivan was killed by Albert DeSalvo. See The Boston Strangler.
Katherine Hall was killed by Sean Gillis. See Dismembered.
Jerry Schaefer killed Belinda Hutchins. See Silent Scream.
Joachim Kroll killed Adolf Schickel. See Serial Killer Timelines: Illustrated Accounts of the World's Most Gruesome Murderers.
Ronald Cabo was killed by a man the press called "Mr. Gaybar." See http://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/bates...

Shareeia Patton was found dead. See LIST OF 10: The True Story of Serial Killer Joseph Naso.

(Shareeia is at top R in this lineup)
Johnnie Mae Martin was killed by a guy named Lyndon Pace. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of: Volume 5.

In happier memories, Mary Adams escaped Ted Bundy alive. See The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer Ted Bundy.

This is also the day the Yorkshire Ripper confessed. They would have had him days earlier if they had made him change into prison uniform and had seen that he was wearing his murder kit. See Wicked Beyond Belief: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/5 is the day Fritz Haarmann killed Ernst Speiker. See Monsters of Weimar: The Stories of Fritz Haarmann and Peter Kurten.
William, Rose, Julia and Kimberly Wilson were murdered. See Deadly Secrets: From High School to High Crime--the True Story of Two Teen Killers.
Jamie Collins died out of nowhere. See Confessions of Henry Lee Lucas.
Tammy Williams was killed. See http://murderpedia.org/male.R/r1/ross...

Hedwig Ebauer was thrown off a speeding train. See A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer.
Lee Gooch was killed in a city already terrorized by multiple murders. See The List.

Charles Stuart slung himself in the Mystic River. See Murder in Boston: A Woman Murdered. A City Town Apart. A Crime That Gripped a Nation. And That's Just the Beginning....


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/6 is the day Suzanne Degnan was chopped up and distributed all over the neighborhood in shopping bags. See William Heirens: His Day in Court/Did an Innocent Man Confess to Three Grisly Murders?.
Evelyn Foster was found half-alive in her flaming car. See The Burning of Evelyn Foster.

The victim, standing next to her pride and joy, which became a crime scene
Betty Williams died horribly. See Dead of Night: The True Story of a Serial Killer.
Peter, Doris and Michael Smart met their end. See Blood on the Thistle: A Casebook of Twentieth-Century Scottish Murder.
Malcolm Davis fell afoul of the Barrow Gang. See Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde.


In better anniversaries:
Deputy Homer Waldrip escaped William Cook alive. This was unusual for Cook, believe me. See Born to Kill.
Mary Rudolph escaped Joe Kallinger alive. See The Door-To-Door Killer.
Rosemary Stead escaped alive from a man who may have been the Yorkshire Ripper. See Yorkshire Ripper - The Secret Murders: The True Story of How Peter Sutcliffe's Terrible Reign of Terror Claimed at Least Twenty-Two More Lives.


message 7: by Fishface (last edited Jan 07, 2018 12:13PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/7 is the day Lothar Serve died at the hands of a serial killer -- more a Son of Sam type than anything else. See The Killers Among Us 2: Sex Madness & Mass Murder.
Kerry Lynn Koski lost her life to greater Vancouver's least loved pig processor. See Butcher.

Pamela Werner came to a terrible end. See Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China.
Robert Dewey was murdered by William Cook. See The Mosser Massacre: The Southwest's Greatest Manhunt.

Dieter Poeschke was murdered by his own brother-in-law. See, IIRC, The World's Greatest Crimes of Passion.
John Dortch died in 1965, followed by his wife exactly 5 years later. See (I think) Death Ride at Euclid Beach: And Other True Tales of Crime & Disaster from Cleveland's Past.

Theo Durrant was executed on this day more than a century ago, still protesting his innocence. See The Girl in the Belfry.

In far happier memories, Rebecca Savarese escaped Lewis Lent with her life. See http://murderpedia.org/male.L/l/lent-...


message 8: by Fishface (last edited Nov 16, 2018 05:38PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/8 is the day Ben Ownby was kidnapped. See Invisible Chains: Shawn Hornbeck and the Kidnapping Case that Shook the Nation.

(Ben, L, and his rescuer)
Maria Fasching died a hideous death. See The Shoemaker.
Donald MacNiven and John P.W. Beardsley fell victim to a man known in the press as "Mr. Gaybar." See Cruising, which unfortunately is a fictional treatment; the only book with a chapter on this guy needs to be added to the GR database still.

The killer, playing his role in THE EXORCIST
Cindy Feliks was taken from us. See Butcher.
Julianne Helton lost her life to a little-known serial killer named James Grinder. See The Devil's Dozen: How Cutting-Edge Forensics Took Down 12 Notorious Serial Killers.
Collette Goodenough and Barbara Ann Wilcox died terrible deaths. See Silent Scream.
Cindy Schall died for some pretty sick reasons. See Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/9 is the day Casimir Strawinski was murdered by Vaughn Greenwood. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Roxene Roggash met a terrible end. See LIST OF 10: The True Story of Serial Killer Joseph Naso.

Ashley Pond died at the hands of a man she thought of as a friend. See The Missing Girls: A Shocking True Story of Abduction and Murder.
Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson hanged on this day. See Trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson.

Freddy Thompson (L), Edith Bywaters (C) -- the accused -- with Percy Bywaters (R), the man they are thought to have killed


message 10: by Fishface (last edited Jan 12, 2018 01:41PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/10 is the day we lost Shawanda McCalister. See http://chimpmania.com/forum/attachmen...

Barbara Agnew lost her life. See The Shadow of Death: The Hunt for a Serial Killer.

Anna Agnew with a photo of her murdered sister
Hazel Wilson lost her life to a weirdo. See Arnold Sodeman: The True Story of the Schoolgirl Strangler.
Barbara Ware lost her life as well. See The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central.
As did Anita Fishman. See the Chester Turner chapter of Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.
Wilie Pickton got his hands on Stephanie Lane, and that was the last anyone saw of her. See On the Farm.

This is also the day Zhang Yongming was executed. See https://www.pri.org/stories/2013-01-1...


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/11 is the day Viola Lucas lost her life to her not-so-loving son. To hear him tell it she had it coming. See Confessions of Henry Lee Lucas.

Karen Mandic and Diane Wilder were killed in a clumsily-staged attempt to make it look like a car accident. See Two of a Kind: The Hillside Stranglers.

Connie Luther lost her life to Lorenzo Gilyard. See Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.
Carroll, Mildred, Susan and Janet Jackson were murdered, more or less out of nowhere. See http://murderpedia.org/male.R/r/rees-...


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/12 is the day Rhonda Dunn lost her life to the Tamiami Strangler. See http://kidnappingmurderandmayhem.blog...
Caryn Campbell of Kalamazoo, Michigan vanished on vacation at a ski lodge. See The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer Ted Bundy.
Tiffany Schultz was killed pretty horribly. See The Clairemont Killer: The True Story of Serial Killer Cleophus Prince, Jr..

A 'club kid' named Gitsie suffered a fatal O.D. on this day. See Disco Bloodbath: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland.


This is also the day Judd Gray and his paramour Ruth Snyder fried for their crimes. See The "Double Indemnity" Murder: Ruth Snyder, Judd Gray, and New York's Crime of the Century.


Happiest of all today's anniversaries, this is the day Shawn Hornbeck presented at a police station with Ben Ownby in tow. Ben had recently been kidnapped. Shawn himself had been missing much longer. See Invisible Chains: Shawn Hornbeck and the Kidnapping Case that Shook the Nation.


message 13: by Fishface (last edited Feb 15, 2018 05:15AM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/13 is the day Brenda Rode (pronounced "Rowdy") was raped by her stepson, Jimmy. She kept this to herself for years. See Dead of Night: The True Story of a Serial Killer.
Amber Hagerman disappeared. The only good thing about this crime is that it led to the creation of the Amber Alert. See They're Killing Our Children: Inside the Kidnapping & Child Murder Epidemic Sweeping America.

Colleen Slemmer, hardly any older than Amber, died violently. See A Love To Die For.


This is the day serial killer Gary Walker was executed, which seems fair to me. See http://murderpedia.org/male.W/w1/walk...


message 14: by Fishface (last edited Jan 14, 2018 03:32PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/14 is the day we lost Clara Stewart and Georgina Green, thanks to Charles Floyd. See https://themidnightzone.com/articles/...
Thomas, Janice and Gregg Sanders all died. See Death on the Devil's Teeth: The Strange Murder That Shocked Suburban New Jersey.
Cynthia Ann McGee died of, not malpractice, but something even worse. See Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story of a Doctor Who Got Away with Murder.
Gertrude Teufel was murdered by her husband Karl. See Occult Murders.
We lost Geralyn Desoto on this day. See I've Been Watching You: The South Louisiana Serial Killer.
Alexander Kravchenko was executed for a murder he didn't commit. See The Red Ripper.

Prince Albert Victor, Queen Victoria's grandson, died of syphilis. See Prince Jack: The True Story of Jack the Ripper.


EDIT: Somehow I managed to miss adding Lillian Robins, who lost her life, and in all likelihood a number of body parts, to Sean Gillis. Sorry Lillian! See Dismembered.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/15 is a day of spectacularly awful crimes, often involving more than one victim:

21 people drowned due to sheer negligence on the part of several builders who ought to have known better. See Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919.
Greg Wainio was dragged to death in a KMart parking lot in Michigan, behind a carful of junkies he caught shoplifting. See https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kmart-wo...
Elizabeth Short was found in a vacant lot by a woman out for a stroll with her baby. See Severed: The True Story of the Black Dahlia Murder.

The three oldest Otero kids came home from school to find their 2 younger sibs, Joey and Josie, and their mom and dad, Joe and Julie, murdered. See Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of the Serial Killer Next Door.
Lisa Levy and Margaret Bowman were battered to death in their sorority-house beds as a man raped them with an assortment of foreign objects. Fellow students Kathy Kleiner and Karen Chandler escaped alive. Barely. Cheryl Thomas saw him leave and was able to identify him to the police. See The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer Ted Bundy.

Theresa Carey, Yolanda Torres-Madison, and her baby daughter Jessica Madison were tied to chairs in a house that their killer set on fire. He denies setting the fire, but it seemed beyond coincidence to investigators. This was just one of a long series of killings for this guy. See http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2011...
Ginger Rader lost her life to a guy whose name rhymed with hers. See http://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/shrad...
Florence Caulkins died in agony as her killer held her hand and mopped her brow. See Fatal: The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer.
Heinrich Koch was raped and his throat torn out. Adding insult to injury, the killer then sold his belongings and butchered his body to be sold as horsemeat. See Monsters of Weimar: The Stories of Fritz Haarmann and Peter Kurten.

Much more happily, Rhonda Jetmore escaped Bill Suff alive. Many others were not so lucky. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.

Jarvis Catoe was executed after a cross-country killing spree with a death toll that he might not have been sure of himself, there were so many. See Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/16 is the day Ma Barker and her son, Fred Barker, lost in a shootout with the Feds. See A Murder in Tulsa: The Sherrill Murder Case & the Rise of the Barker-Karpis Gang.

Randy Kraft killed Craig Jonaitis. See Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft and the Most Heinous Murder Spree.
Jacqueline McDonnell was lost to us, probably thanks to Willie Pickton. See On the Farm.
Jean Wray was killed in a cruel manner by WAYNE Boden. See The Dracula Syndrome.
Mary Opitz died, likely thanks to Christopher Wilder. See The Beauty Queen Killer.

Albert Fish died as well. He was quite eager to go ahead with that, in fact. See The Serial Killers: Albert Fish.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/17 is the day Mercedes Mendez died at the hands of a serial killer named Danny Barber. He raped her, beat her up and then shot her three times in the head. Niiiiice guy. See http://murderpedia.org/male.B/b1/barb...

Connie Thompson was murdered by the Cook brothers. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.

Robert Shannahan was killed by the Skid Row Slasher. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Robben Borrero resurfaced, literally, after disappearing for 5 weeks. See https://ididitforjodie.com/2014/10/21...
Bernd Serve died at the hands of Werner Boost. His companion, Adolf Hullecremer, escaped alive. See The Killers Among Us 2: Sex Madness & Mass Murder.
Linda Ruiz lost her life to Bill Suff. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.
Ann Barnes lost her life to Lorenzo Gilyard. See http://www.robertkellerauthor.com/201...
Bob and Kay Swartz were murdered by the last person they should have had to worry about. But they did kind of have it coming. OK, not kind of. See Sudden Fury.
Kim Smith was murdered very, very horribly. See Nobody's Women: The Crimes and Victims of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Serial Killer.

Jamie Doxtator died a horrible death. With any luck he was too drugged up to feel much. See The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer.

Julie Sanchez escaped Coral Eugene Watts alive on this day in 1982. Meg Fossi was not so lucky. See Evil Eyes.

(Meg is square in the middle of this montage)

Gary Gilmore got the firing squad today. See The Executioner's Song.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/18 is the day good old Vaughn Greenwood killed Samuel Suarez. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Robbin Brandley lost his life to a killer named Andrew Urdailes. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of: Volume 5.
Patricia Laney lost her life to Thor Christiansen. See, again, In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Jacqueline Askins was captured. See Cellar of Horror: The Story of Gary Heidnik.

Karen Rhodes, John & Bobi Danies, and Irene, Richard and Ricky Blackman were all murdered by the same man. See A Voice out of Nowhere.
Mary Lewis was found. See Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.
Lisa Lacik in 1988, and Darla Ferguson in 1989, lost their lives to the same man. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.

Darla F.
Dee Davis lost her life for stupid reasons. See The BTK Murders: Inside the "Bind Torture Kill" Case that Terrified America's Heartland.


Gilles Garnier was executed on this day in 1573 or 1574, depending on where you read it, for the crime of werewolvery. See The Book of Werewolves.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/19 is the day Peter Woodcock killed Carol Voyce. See Peter Woodcock: Canada's Youngest Serial Killer.
Lloyd Dustyhorn died needlessly. See Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild.
Kathleen Milne died violently at the hands of a stranger. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.
Christi Meeks lost her life. See Bogeyman - He Was Every Parent's Nightmare.

(here's the guy who killed her)
Lynda Farrow died, maybe at the hands of Peter Sutcliffe. See Yorkshire Ripper - The Secret Murders: The True Story of How Peter Sutcliffe's Terrible Reign of Terror Claimed at Least Twenty-Two More Lives.
Julia Wallace was battered to death by a party or parties who have never been clearly identified. See The Murder of Julia Wallace.
Cathy Scharf died out of nowhere. See I Would Find a Girl Walking.



message 20: by Fishface (last edited Jan 20, 2018 09:47AM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/20 is the day we lost Jovanna Jefferson to Paul Durousseau. See http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/durou...

John Szyc ended up under John WAYNE Gacy's garage. See The Man Who Killed Boys: The John Wayne Gacy, Jr. Story.
Richard DeLong became the latest victim of a doctor who liked to poison his patients for fun. See Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story of a Doctor Who Got Away with Murder.
Jennifer Colhouer died needlessly. See A Perfect Gentleman.

Emily Jackson died a spectacularly horrible death, maybe the grisliest out of the grisly Yorkshire Ripper killings. She had been clubbed with a hammer as usual, then stabbed 52 times. It got worse from there, because her husband, who had been pimping his wife because he couldn't find work, threw her under the bus postmortem, saying not that he was an illiterate who couldn't hold down a job and depended on pimping his wife to feed his family, but that she was sexually insatiable. See Wicked Beyond Belief: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.



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Fishface | 12673 comments I'm going to catch up on these, honest!


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/21 is the day we lost Stacey Reneau to Elton Jackson. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.
Bobby Joe Maxwell killed Luis Alvarez. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Adrianne Reynolds was chopped up by ICP fans. See Too Young to Kill.
Carl Switzer was shot during an argument. See The Murder of Alfalfa.

(he wasn't quite as young as this when he died)
Dolphus Simmons was killed because someone didn't like the look of him, apparently. See Unfinished Lives: Reviving the Memories of LGBTQ Hate Crimes Victims.
Dot Waterstreet was killed by a pretty deranged man. See Lemuel Smith and the Compulsion To Kill: The Forensic Story of a Multiple Personality Serial Killer.
We lost Betty Lou, Marion and Velda Bartlett. Betty Lou witnessed the murders of her parents and then was suffocated when someone -- maybe her older sister -- shoved the barrel of a shotgun down her throat. See Headline: Starkweather.


In happier news, this is the day we saw the last of Derrick Todd Lee. See I've Been Watching You: The South Louisiana Serial Killer.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/22 is the day Michael Hughes killed Yvonne Coleman. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of, Volume Two.
This is the approximate day Sean Goble killed Brenda Hagy. See, again, 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of, Volume Two.

This is the day Shelly Brooks killed Pamela Greer. Not the star of COFFY and FOXY BROWN; the other Pamela Greer. See Great Lakes Serial Killlers: True Accounts of the Great Lakes Most Gruesome Murders.
Terry Pue was murdered. See The List.

So was Yvonne Pearson. See Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son: The Story of the Yorkshire Ripper.

This is also the day Budd Dwyer killed himself in public, live on TV in fact. See The Sins of Our Fathers: A Profile of Pennsylvania Attorney General Leroy s Zimmerman and a Historical Explanation of the Suicide of State Treasurer.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/23 is the day Ira Pomerantz's torso turned up in a Dumpster. See The World's Greatest Crimes of Passion -- if I recall correctly.

Taunja Bennett turned up dead. See I: The Creation of a Serial Killer.

Josslyn Hay did too, in a different country and a different year. See The Life and Death of Lord Erroll: The Truth Behind the Happy Valley Murder.

And Gwendolyn Kizine. See http://murderpedia.org/male.G/g/gilya...

And let's not forget Carolyn Kronenberg, killed just a few miles from where I am sitting now. See http://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/macon...
And poor, poor Teresa Wallin. Ugh. See Vampire: The Richard Chase Murders.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/24 is the day we lost Patricia Walsh and Mary Ann Wysocki. See In His Garden: The Anatomy of a Murderer.

This is the approximate day the Happy Face Killer took out Angela Surbrize. See Happy Face Killer.
Vaughn Greenwood killed Samuel Suarez. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.

the Vaughnster
Jane Bashara was murdered, just a hop, skip and a jump from where I grew up. See Murder in Grosse Pointe Park: Privilege, Adultery, and the Killing of Jane Bashara.
The Emperor Caligula, no slouch in the crime department himself, was murdered at age 28. See Caligula: A Biography.
Nick Hernandez was taken from us by Patrick WAYNE Kearney. See The Trash Bag Murderer.
Rein Walter was killed by his physician. See Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story of a Doctor Who Got Away with Murder.

In a lighter moment, Ted Bundy rode the lightning today. See The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer Ted Bundy.


message 26: by Fishface (last edited Jan 25, 2018 04:15PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/25 is the day in 1986 that Blanche Holley was found dead, thanks to Oscar Bolin. See http://www.tampabay.com/news/humanint...

She's right in the middle of this lineup...
We lost almost the entire Belcher family: Catherine, Dawn, Melody, Matthew, Timothy, Jeffrey and Daniel. See http://amok.wikia.com/wiki/Harry_Belcher
The photo of the killer, Harry Belcher of Ferndale, MI, won't post, so here's the link: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/a...
Kathy Francis and her sons Daemon and David died out of nowhere. Later that day it was the turn of Jim and Joan Gianera. See The Die Song: A Journey into the Mind of a Mass Murderer.
Ben Lyles, Jr., who had an alcohol problem, ironically died of a dose of iced tea. See Whisper to the Black Candle: Voodoo, Murder, and the Case of Anjette Lyles.
Vicki Truelove was tortured to death by the Woodward Corridor Killer. See The Benjamin Atkins Story: America's Most Prolific Serial Killer.
This is the day that both Sweeney Todd and Al Capone went to meet their makers. See, respectively, Sweeney Todd: The Real Story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Capone: The Life and World of Al Capone.

Al lying in state


message 27: by Fishface (last edited Jan 26, 2018 12:27PM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/26 is, more or less, the day Elton Jackson killed John W. Ross Jr. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.
Flo Polillo was found by a passerby. Some of her, anyway. See Torso: The Story of Eliot Ness and the Search for a Psychopathic Killer.

Stephen Sinclair was taken from everything he loved by the Necktie Strangler. See Killing for Company: The Case of Dennis Nilsen.


EDITL: I forgot to say that this is the day in 1956 that serial killer John Roche was executed at Sing Sing. Sorry John! See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.



message 28: by Fishface (last edited Jan 27, 2018 09:07AM) (new)

Fishface | 12673 comments 1/27 is the day we lost Eric Church. See The Scorecard Killer: The Life of Serial Killer Randy Steven Kraft.

Elton Jackson killed Jesse James Spencer. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.
Linda Ruiz lost her life to the Lake Elsinore Killer. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.
Jane Toppan killed Wiliam Ingraham. See Fatal: The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer.
Mark Smith killed Jean Bianchi. See Legally Sane.
Beverly Sherman lost her life, maybe to Lesley Warren. Never name your son Lesley. See The Babyface Killer.
Mary Carol Maher died, apparently because of her taste in music. See Blind Fury: The Shocking True Story of Eugene Stano.
Dan Meredith, Evelyn and Jason Miroth, and David Ferreira died unusually horrible deaths. See Dracula Killer: The True Story of California's Vampire Killer.

the blender used to make the famed "Sacramento Vampire Giblet Smoothie"


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/28 is the day we lost the respected journalist and convicted murderer Lou Carr. See My Darling Killer.

Nelson Roberts was found, stabbed again and again, in his NYC apartment, after concerned neighbors used a passkey to see what was going on in there. His roommate -- whose name I have not been able to find so far -- was in there too, with his neck broken. Their toy poodle had been drowned in the sink. See http://www.crimezzz.net/serialkillers...
11 were killed and 50 injured in the arson fire at the Paramount Hotel. See https://ididitforjodie.com/2015/10/09...

The crew of the Challenger died of gross negligence. See Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.

ready to die


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/29 is the day we lost Officer Boyd Spikerman to Matthew Granger, who was apparently auditioning for the local branch of the Aryan brotherhood. I honestly have no idea where I heard about this sorry event, but see here: https://www.bop.gov/about/history/her...

Vaughn Greenwood, still on task, killed George Frias. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Richard and Dawn Heikkila were murdered. See The Dark Son.

Mary Branch and Annie Chandler were found dead. See Murder Next Door: How Police Tracked Down Eighteen Brutal Killers.
Rodney Naistus died for absolutely no good reason. See the infuriating Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild.
Burton Wragg and Michael Suchar died for equally stupid reasons. See -- the search thingy doesn't want to work all of a sudden -- 501 Most Notorious Crimes, the Brenda Spencer section.

Burton, L, and Michael, R

In much happier memories, this is the day Alice Martell escaped Coral Watts alive. See Evil Eyes.


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2/1/2018
John Battaglia executed for killing daughters Liberty (age 6 years) and Faith (9 years old).

While I'm opposed to the death penalty, I won't be shedding any tears over this.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/30 is the day Dean Corll killed Donald and Jerry Waldrop. See Harvest of Horror: Mass Murder in Houston.

Donald WAYNE Waldrop

Jerry Lynn Waldrop
Christine Freund died. Her date, John Diehl, got away alive. See Confessions of Son of Sam.

Lawrence Wegner fell victim to a Saskatoon police tradition known as the "Starlight Tour." See Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild.
Pnena Berkman was murdered in her bed. See The Night Caller: The Eric Edgar Cooke Story.
Rudolph Habsburg, the crown prince of Austria-Hungary, and a groupie of his named Mary Vetsera, were found shot to death. They are officially considered to be victims of the suicide epidemic that overwhelmed Europe when the youth of one nation after another read The Sorrows of Young Werther. For an alternate explanation, read The Mayerling Murder.
Lachrica Jefferson was killed. See The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central.
So was Sherry Lynn Rail. See Butcher.
Faye Johnson was killed by Vince Groves. See Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.
We aldo lost Surita Cohen needlessly. See http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/durou...

A woman's skeleton was found on this day. She proved to be a victim of sadistic multiple murderer Maury Travis. See http://articles.latimes.com/2002/jun/...


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Fishface | 12673 comments 1/31 is the day Gerald Lewis killed Misty McGugin. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.
Vaughn Greenwood killed Clyde Hays. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Peter Sutcliffe killed Helen Rytka. See Wicked Beyond Belief: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.

Lynda Healy vanished from her bedroom. See The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer Ted Bundy.
Billy Clay Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth died, but their son Tyler survived. Barely. See Too Pretty To Live: The Catfishing Murders of East Tennessee.

In lighter moments:
Eli Stuztman died in prison on this day. He more than had that coming. See Abandoned Prayers: The Incredible True Story of Murder, Obsession and Amish Secrets.
So did Ralph Andrews. We don't even really know how much that guy had coming, considering all the unburied bones out back of his place in Michigan. See True Crime Story: I Survived A Monster.

And: Happy birthday, Bob Berdella! See Rites Of Burial.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/1 is the day Frank Spisak killed the Reverend Horace Rickerson. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.

A man known as John Doe #1 was found in a fairly remote area of Florida known as the Hog Trails. He unfortunately became the first in a series of similar deaths -- strangled and sexually mutilated. See, again, 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.
August Norry lost his life to a winsome, perky teenager who wanted to know how it would feel to kill someone. See Psycho Chick : The True Story of Penny Bjorkland.

Barbara Thomason and Milos Milosevic were found dead. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.

L to R: Milos, the killer; Barbara, the victim; and her husband Mickey Rooney
Brenda Merchant became one of the victims of the Santa Rosa Killer. See, again, In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.
Daniel Pearl was beheaded in front of a sickened international audience. See A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband, Danny Pearl.

Russ Stager died in his sleep. See Before He Wakes: A True Story of Money, Marriage, Sex and Murder.
Carli Brucia was kidnapped live on security-cam footage. She was not seen alive again. See Sun Struck: 16 Infamous Murders in the Sunshine State.
This is also the last day anyone saw Cunegonde Mackamotski alive. Or you can call her Belle Elmore. Or Cora. Or maybe it was someone else altogether. Either way, it was the last we ever saw of Cunegonde. See A Question of Guilt: the Curious Case of Dr. Crippen.
Wen Yunwei disappeared. See http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world...
Pearl Bryan lost her head. Not figuratively, literally. See The Mysterious Murder of Pearl Bryan: The Headless Horror.
Hannah Tailford kept her head, but lost several of her teeth when she was murdered by a man who has never been clearly identified. See Found Naked and Dead.
Randy Kraft killed 2 John Does. I hope they have been named by now. See Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft and the Most Heinous Murder Spree.
This is the approximate day Dean Corll killed Joseph Lyles with his usual horrific level of cruelty. See Mass Murder in Houston.

This is also the day Captain James Whitney was executed for murder. Let that be a lesson to you all. See Turned to Account: The Forms and Functions of Criminal Biography in Late Seventeenth- And Early Eighteenth-Century England.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/2 is the day Jeffrey Mailhot killed Audrey Harris. See Ripper.

Willi Senger was killed pretty horribly so that he could be sold to the neighbors as horsemeat. See Monsters of Weimar: The Stories of Fritz Haarmann and Peter Kurten.
William Desmond Taylor died pretty mysteriously. See William Desmond Taylor: A Dossier.
Anita Cobby died a brutal, agonizing death. See Anita Cobby The Crime that shocked a Nation.
Leonie Lancelin and her daughter Genevieve were really, really brutally murdered. See The Crimes of the Papin Sisters.


This is also the day we lost murder suspect Sid Vicious. He left a note explaining that he needed to go and be with the woman he had been accused of stabbing to death. See And I Don't Want to Live This Life: A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder.


EDIT: I totally forgot to add that this is the day William Graham, Kenneth Richer, and Burt Reynolds -- yes, THAT Burt Reynolds -- narrowly avoided being stabbed to death by the very determined Vaughn Greenwood. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.

Sorry guys!


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/3 is the day Paul Runge killed Yolanda Gutierrez and Jessica Muniz. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of: Volume 5.

Yolanda

Jessica
Bill Bonin and Co. killed James McCabe and Charles Miranda. See Born to Kill: the William Bonin Story.
A woman was found dead along the I-45 corridor. She has yet to be identified, as far as I know. See Deliver Us: Three Decades of Murder and Redemption in the Infamous I-45/Texas Killing Fields.Chester Turner killed Paula Vance. See Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.
I'm sure I just entered this crime a couple of days ago, but I couldn't find her in my Book of the Dead, so I may be hallucinating again. This is the day I have for the murder of Delores Young by Clarence Walker. See Murder Next Door: How Police Tracked Down Eighteen Brutal Killers.
All Lana Clarkson's life plans came to a screeching halt. See Reckless: Millionaire Record Producer Phil Spector and the Violent Death of Lana Clarkson.

In another music-industry-related crime, this is the day Joe Meek killed Violet Shenton and then himself. See The Legendary Joe Meek: The Telstar Man.

This is also the day Karla Faye Tucker went -- remarkably cheerfully -- to be executed. See Crossed Over: A Murder, A Memoir.



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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/4 is the day Edward McGregor killed Mandy Rubin, a 25-year-old single mother of 2 kids. See http://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/mcgre...
Will Lockett killed Geneva Hardman. See DEATH AT THE COURTHOUSE by Winston Coleman (not in GR database yet).

(the lynch mob outside the courthouse, 2/9/1920)
Amadou Diallo was gunned down by police because he didn't know enough English to obey their instructions when he was stopped. See The Trial of the Police Officers in the Shooting Death of Amadou Diallo.

Marsha McDonnell crossed paths with Levi Bellfield. See Bus Stop Killer: The True Story of Levi Bellfield.
Maureen Strong -- or Sterling, depending on where you read about her -- died alongside Yvonne Weber under circumstances that have yet to be properly cleared up. See In the Company of Evil: Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980.

Yvonne Weber

Maureen whatsername
Joyce Scarborough lost her life to a serial killer. See Dead of Night: The True Story of a Serial Killer.
Clifford and Leona Barnett were murdered by their grandson. Sorry, I have no idea where I read about this case but there's this: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/cr...

This is also the day Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army. See The Voices of Guns.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/5 is the day Francisco Acevedo killed Maria Ramos. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of, Volume Three.

Jovanna Jefferson and Surita Cohen were found together, dumped in the same ditch, pretty much erasing any doubt that they'd been killed by the same person. See http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/durou...
Chester Turner killed Natalie Price. See Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.
Jim Pierson was gunned down on a frosty morning, but believe me, there was a reason. See A Deadly Silence: The Ordeal of Cheryl Pierson: A Case of Incest and Murder.
Alice Liu and Rosalind Thorpe were killed by the same man. Never, never hitchhike, ladies. See Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer.
Irene Richardson became the latest victim of the Yorkshire Ripper. Marcella Claxton had survived a similar attack on almost the same spot less than a year before. See Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son: The Story of the Yorkshire Ripper.

Ellen Bury was murdered by her drunken maniac of a husband. See Trial Of Jack The Ripper.
This is the day we lost Charlie, Braden, and Joshua Powell. Josh's loss was not really all that sad if you ask me. See Josh and Susan Powell Paradise Lost. And this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...
Deanie Marie Peters vanished on her way to the women's room at her brother's wrestling practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It transpired later that she lost her life to a violent oaf whose middle name was DeWAYNE. See Urges: A Chronicle of Serial Killer Larry Hall.


In happier memories, Sean Sellers was executed on this day, putting an end at last to his blathering about how he'd been saved after his detour into Satanism and multiple murder and was now a role model for the nation's youth. See Devil Child.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/6 is the day Clarence Walker killed the unfortunate Mary Jones. See Murder Next Door: How Police Tracked Down Eighteen Brutal Killers.
Henry Roan, who died on this day, is one of the few names that have come down to us from a deplorable mass slaughter that happened around a century ago now. See Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

Ruth Barrick made the mistake of trusting her physician. See Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story of a Doctor Who Got Away with Murder.
Zachary Ramsay -- his middle name was Xerxes! -- was murdered by a man who had changed his own name to make it sound more Biblical. See Eat the Evidence: A Journey Through the Dark Boroughs of a Pedophilic Cannibal's Mind.
Mary West became the latest victim on the Green River Killer. See Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green River Killer.

Tanya Emery disappeared. She is probably a victim of Willie Pickton. See Butcher.
We lost Patrick Baltazar, who definitely deserved better. See The List.

An unidentified man was left for the cops to find by Randy Kraft, who was a jerk on his very best day. This was not one of his best days. I only hope they've found out who this man is. See Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft and the Most Heinous Murder Spree.
Manuela Witthuhn fell victim to a man we know only as the Original Night Stalker. See Original Night Stalker - Serial Killers Unauthorized & Uncensored.


EDIT: I totally forgot to add that this is the day Ernest Brown hanged for burning his boss to death in his car, destroying all the buildings on the boss's farm in the process. When asked if he had anything else to confess before going to his Maker, he said 3 syllables that could have been "Ought to burn" or, more interestingly, "Otterburn." Right around the same time his boss went up in flames, a person who has never been clearly identified set fire to a cab driver near Otterburn, in the north of England. She was rescued but died not long after giving a description of her assailant, a man who looked like Ernest Brown. See The Burning of Evelyn Foster.

Sorry, Evelyn! Sorry Ernie!


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/7 is the day we lost Sandy Lindsay. See Cellar of Horror: The Story of Gary Heidnik.
Elena Semander turned up dead in a Texas dumpster. See Evil Eyes.
Clint Riley disappeared. See Deadly Charm: The Story of a Deaf Serial Killer.
Hermann Speichert lost his life for a number of reasons, none of them understandable to anyone who's thinking straight. See Der Werwolf von Hannover: Fritz Haarmann.
Omar Orea Ochoa died in prison of HIV before he could be prosecuted for his role in a string of grisly ritual murders. See Cauldron of Blood: The Matamoros Cult Killings.

This is the approximate day Roberta Hayes lost her life needlessly. See The Search for the Green River Killer.

Peter Falkenberg and Hildegard Wassing were murdered. See the Werner Boost section of The Killers Among Us 2: Sex Madness & Mass Murder.

In happier anniversaries, this is the day a woman escaped alive from Geoffrey Griffin. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/8 is the day Lizzie Phillips escaped Kenneth Granviel alive; Vera Hill and Betty Williams were not so lucky. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Vol.6.

the killer
Irmgard Strehl, a teenaged runaway, was murdered, raped and gutted like a fish. See the Joachim Kroll section of Serial Killer Timelines: Illustrated Accounts of the World's Most Gruesome Murderers.
John Freddy and Sukhjit Khajala were murdered by a man named Larme Price. See 50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of: Volume 5.
Ben Gravel was shot in the throat as he was leaving the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit. The bullet hit every major organ in his body before coming to rest down by his left pelvic bone. The kids who shot him did not, as they'd hoped, get to use his car to go to a party later on. See http://caselaw.findlaw.com/mi-court-o... Oh, and https://www.leagle.com/decision/19937...
Carol Miller accepted a date with the wrong john. See Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.

Rose Ohlinger lost her life to a true homicidal maniac; there's nothing else you can really call Peter Kurten. See The Monster of Dusseldorf: The Life and Trial of Peter Kürten.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/9 is the day we lost wife, mother and high-powered business executive Tara Grant. See Limb from Limb.
Willard Branch lost his life very cruelly indeed. See Mass Murder in Houston.

Nellie Trew was killed by a guy busted because he left too much evidence at the scene. See http://we-make-money-not-art.com/140-...
Evelyn Hamilton was murdered, completely out of nowhere. And as it turned out, this was just the beginning. See In the Dark: The True Story of the Blackout Ripper.

Kim Leach was bundled into a van and taken to the scene of her death. Eyewitnesses thought she was in trouble with her dad, but he wasn't even there. See The Last Murder: The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy.
Catherine Gonzalez vanished. She is thought to be a victim of Willie Pickton. See On the Farm.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/10 is the day the same man who killed Evelyn Hamilton (see previous entry) killed Nita Ward. See, again, In the Dark: The True Story of the Blackout Ripper.

Jeanne Axford French was brutally murdered in a crime many connect to that of the Black Dahlia. Heck, so did the killer, who referred to that victim in the lipstick graffiti left on this victim's body. See Corroborating Evidence: The Black Dahlia Murder.
Vicky Hamilton died very violently indeed. See Escape from Evil: Married at 17 to a Serial Killer, She's One Victim Who Escaped.
Susan Peterson died really, really horribly. See Charles Frederick Albright - Serial Killers Unauthorized & Uncensored.

Jerilyn Peoples was murdered, maybe by Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole. See Talking with Serial Killers: The Most Evil People in the World Tell Their Own Stories.
Steven Schulhof was killed by his daughter Courtney and her boyfriend, Michael Morin. See http://murderpedia.org/female.S/s/sch...

what the police found in dad's apartment


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/11 is the day Pearl Lowe and Doris Jouannet died violently at the hands of the same man. See, once again, In the Dark: The True Story of the Blackout Ripper.
This is the day witnesses saw Billy Gaffney crying his heart out on a city bus. He was accompanied by an old man, who they didn't suspect was planning to kill and eat the poor child. I assume even Billy didn't see that coming. See Albert Fish In His Own Words.
Johanna Voigt was slung off a moving train. See A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer.

Johanna? One of her sister victims?
Vera Chesney, who did not know her true married name should have been Merrett, and her mother Lady Menzies were murdered by Vera's loving husband. See Portrait of a Bad Man: The Life and Death of Donald Chesney.
Bonnie Hughes was found dead. See I Would Find a Girl Walking.
Jane Toppan killed Myra Connors. If we're talking typical Jane, the poor woman died slowly and miserably. See Fatal: The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer.
This is also the day Alexander Kuznetsov died along with Anna and Yelena Bulchenko and Stephen Tannenbaum. Four other victims would escape alive, but still. See http://murderpedia.org/male.G/g/gelma...

the killer flashes his pearly, um, browns for the courtroom cameras


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/12 is the day Johnny Ray Johnson was executed. He was very much a Tony Sowell type. See http://murderpedia.org/male.J/j1/john...
David Dowler killed Juan Casillas. His scam was having a "premonition" of the person's death that amazingly came true. Because he killed them. Schmuck! See http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/dowle...
Sal Mineo was murdered. You might remember him from certain James Dean movies. See Who Killed Sal Mineo?
Natalie Price was killed by good old Chester DeWAYNE Turner. See Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend.

Natalie is in the second row down on the far R in this lineup
Helga Kruger lost her life. See http://murderpedia.org/male.G/g/gilya...
Silas Yates lost his life to Pee Wee Gaskins and company. See Slaughter in Carolina.
Rose and Archie Henderson vanished, but nobody realized it for quite a while. See Murder with a Difference for this remarkable story.
Geoffrey Nelson and Rodger DeVaul were drugged, kidnapped and tortured to death. See Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft and the Most Heinous Murder Spree.

Rodger as the police found him

Geoffrey, before Kraft gave him a lift
Brian Caro, Mark Dreibelbis, Rob Spector and Dave Oliker lost their lives in the unlikeliest of circumstances. See Sacrifice Unto Me.
And of course, this is the day Richard Wishnetsky gave an impromptu speech about hypocrisy in the middle of a religious service, then shot the rabbi -- Morris Adler -- and himself. This is a notorious moment from Detroit's admittedly blood-spattered history. See Murder in the Synagogue.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/13 is the day Mercy Hall was murdered. As if her life wasn't already rough enough. See The Ballad of Jacob Peck.
Amber Dubois was killed out of nowhere. See Lost Girls.
Fred Perez was killed even more out of nowhere than Amber was. See The Die Song: A Journey into the Mind of a Mass Murderer.
Frances Coles died -- some say at the hands of Jack the Ripper. See Carroty Nell.
Rudolph Scheer lost his life as well, quite a few years later than Frances. See The Monster of Dusseldorf: The Life and Trial of Peter Kürten.

This is the day, one year ago now, when Kim Jong Nam was murdered in broad daylight in a busy airport. See https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-w...


On a happier note, Monique Hoyt escaped Rodney Alcala alive today. See The Dating Game Killer: The True Story of a TV Dating Show, a Violent Sociopath, and a Series of Brutal Murders.
And Matilda Gardner got away alive from Cesar Barone. Not everyone was so lucky. See Dead of Night: The True Story of a Serial Killer.


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Fishface | 12673 comments Valentine's Day is fairly bursting with true crime anniversaries, which certainly seems fitting to me:

"Valentine Sally" was found dead. See Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot.

Pamela Murray died, maybe at the hands of Lesley Warren. See The Babyface Killer.
Isabella Griffiths list her life to a weird, weird, weird guy. See Psychopath: The Case of Patrick MacKay.

the arrow points to the weirdo
Sharon Ward vanished. See Butcher.

Larry King was killed because he seemed too gay. See Unfinished Lives: Reviving the Memories of LGBTQ Hate Crimes Victims.
Reeva Steenkamp was gunned down in the privacy of her own bathroom. See BEHIND THE DOOR :The Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp Story.

This is the anniversary of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, of course, and the Hollandsburg Massacre -- so called because "the St. Valentine's Day Massacre" was already taken. See, respectively, St. Valentine's Day Massacre, 1929 and https://www.indystar.com/story/news/h...

This is the day they put a bullet in the back of Andrei Chikatilo's head. See Citizen X: Killer Department.
They also executed Yang Xinhai. See http://murderpedia.org/male.X/x/xinha...


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/15 is the day Albert Fish killed Mary Ellen O'Connor. See Albert Fish In His Own Words.
Christie Proctor lost her life pretty similarly to Mary Ellen. See Bogeyman - He Was Every Parent's Nightmare.
Mark Stebbins was yanked out of his life and left in a snowbank, scrubbed clean -- even his nails had been manicured. See Portraits in the Snow: The Oakland County Child Killings...Scandals and Small Conspiracies.

Arturo Marquez was killed and, in all likelihood, gutted like a fish before being distributed along the side of the freeway in Hefty bags. See The Trash Bag Murderer.
Toni Van Haddocks accepted a ride from the wrong guy. See I Would Find a Girl Walking.
This is the approximate day Vincent Groves killed Cynthia Boyd. See http://www.westword.com/news/vincent-...
A Dr. Bailey effectively killed one of his patients, Sharon Hamilton. She was so damaged by his phony "treatments" that she jumped off the balcony in the photo linked pictured below. See Deep Sleep: Harry Bailey And The Scandal Of Chelmsford.
http://consumer.fairfaxsyndication.co...
ABOVE LINK: Sharon photographed at the scene of the crime; BELOW: the balcony where she killed herself
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/ne...
Elmer Holmgren crossed paths with Sante Kimes. See Son of a Grifter: The Twisted Tale of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the Most Notorious Con Artists in America: A Memoir By The Other Son.
Dolly Davis crossed paths with Vernon Clark. See https://www.washingtonpost.com/archiv...
Billy Lee Chadd killed Linda Hewitt. See https://scocal.stanford.edu/opinion/p...
Delores Young was brutally, brutally killed by Clarence Walker. See Murder Next Door: How Police Tracked Down Eighteen Brutal Killers.


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Fishface | 12673 comments 2/16 is the day they found Bridie O'Hara dead. See Jack Of Jumps.
Billy Kindred was tortured to death. See The Man Who Killed Boys: The John Wayne Gacy, Jr. Story.

Janene Weinhold lost her life very violently indeed. See The Clairemont Killer: The True Story of Serial Killer Cleophus Prince, Jr..
Angelica Montano was kidnapped, and I don't know how she survived what she had to go through next. See Cries in the Desert.
This is more or less the day Regina Walters and Ricky Lee Jones met their end. See Roadside Prey.

a photo Regina's killer took of her after chopping all her hair off and dressing her up

More happily, a woman escaped Anthony Balaam alive on this day. See http://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/balaa...

Better yet, both Donald Chesney and Niels Jorgensen croaked, in 1954 (the former, a suicide) and of old age in 2013 (the latter). See, respectively, Murderer's Moon and Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot.


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Fishface | 12673 comments OK, suddenly I cannot seem to post any sort of image at Goodreads, so I am going to be providing links to the photos (or articles) instead. Until I have a burst of insight I don't know how else to carry on. I apologize for the uninteresting visuals from here on out.

2/17 is the day Curtis Straughter was killed, posed for photos and in all likelihood partially eaten by a nice-looking blonde man who gad invited him home from a neighborhood bar. Linky: https://goo.gl/images/ajbjtp
See
The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer by Brian Masters .


OK, the blasted links work at least (she grumbled)...

John Myers lost his life to what we shrinks would call a 3-star borderline. In this case the usual order is reversed -- the male is deadlier than the female. See
Deadly Charm The Story of a Deaf Serial Killer by McCay Vernon .
Brenda Wolfe, a favorite local character in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, vanished. Only much later did the truth surface. On a very small happy note, her killer was caught and convicted for this crime. Not everyone in this story was lucky enough to get that kind of clear answer. See
On the Farm by Stevie Cameron .
Nancy Ludwig, a pretty and well-liked airline hostess, disappeared from her motel room a short distance from the tarmac of Detroit Metro airport in Romulus, Michigan. The story of what happened to her proved to be horrible. She deserved better. Linkage: https://mylifeofcrime.wordpress.com/t...
See
Blood Justice The True Story of Multiple Murder and a Family's Revenge by Tom Henderson .
Vera Ball vanished, never to be seen again by human eyes. All police found was a whole lot of blood on the seats of a car, and a flimsy story explaining it. See
Missing Bodies by Brian Marriner .
Collette, Kristy and Kimmy McDonald died ugly, brutal deaths. Collette was pregnant. The only surviving member of the family claimed they were attacked by hippies. Linkster: https://goo.gl/images/sYD6uY
See
Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss .
Valerie Chalk, Juanita Hardy and a third woman -- who remains unidentified -- were found slung into shower stalls and stuffed under mattresses in the abandoned Del Ray Motel in Highland Park, Michigan.
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The Benjamin Atkins Story America's Most Prolific Serial Killer by Alan Bradley .
Jerome Davis killed Elizabeth Clenor. He had gotten right to work killing women almost as soon as he was released from prison on a rape charge. See http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/denni...
John Fautenberry killed Joseph Daron. BTW, this guy really doesn't qualify as a serial killer according to FBI classification. He was just a guy who would kill you so he could take your wallet and car. And isn't he a dreamboat? https://goo.gl/images/WfPdbu See
50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of, Volume Two by Robert Keller .
This is the day Elizabeth Duncan was executed along with her hired help, Luis Moya and Gus Baldonado, for a revolting crime. Linkage: http://www.theparanormalguide.com/blo...
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In the Company of Evil Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980 by Michael Thomas Barry .
This is also the day they executed Frank Spisak, a weirdo who stands head and shoulders above your typical bunch of weirdoes. See http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/d...


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