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Texas Death Row Inmate Willie Trottie was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend Barbara Canada, 24, and her brother, Titus Canada, 29. Both were victims of a shooting rampage that also left their mother and sister wounded.
"The most famous Apache woman was Lozen, the two-spirit warrior shaman who guided her people as they fled across the border, eluding US and Mexican armies, with her medicine of raising her hands to pray and knowing where the soldiers were, to strategize movements and her valiant fighting power. As chief Victorio said,“Lozen is…strong as a man, braver than most, and cunning in strategy.Lozen is a shield to her people.”" From Max Dashu, Suppressed Histories Archives
Texas Death Row Inmate Bobby Wayne Woods - On April 30, 1997, Woods entered the home of his ex-girlfriend, Schwana Patterson, through an open window. He then beat and sexually assaulted Patterson's 11-year-old daughter, abducted her and her nine-year-old brother and took them to a cemetery. There, Woods severely beat the boy about the head, resulting in serious injury and murdered the girl by cutting her throat. On Dec. 3, 2009, Woods was executed by lethal injection.
Ronald DeFeo, Jr Convicted of six counts of murder at Amityville, New York in 1974. He murdered his mother, father, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. One sister and his mother had appeared to have been awake at the time of their murders. DeFeo denies ever releasing information that his sister was the real murderer as well as 2 of his friends. The theory had been debunked and proven incorrect in court (the book The Night the Defoes Died is based on the "false" information).
13-year-old Florida boy charged as an adult with killing his baby brother, which could see him become the youngest person in the United States jailed for life. Cristian Fernandez is also the youngest person ever to be tried in the state on first-degree murder charges after his half brother, David Gallariago, two, died from a brain trauma incurred when he was pushed into a book case.
Victim-Hollywood leading man & sex symbol Ramon Novarro was murdered on October 30, 1968 by 2 brothers he mistakenly thought he had hired for a sexual encounter. They just wanted to rob him. He was brutally beaten and tortured and left in a horrific crime scene. Tragic and unnecessary. At least they caught them and they went to prison, but it's so sad.