Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck became know as “The Lonely Hearts Killers” in 1949. They were arrested and put on trial for the murder of 20 women between 1947 and 1949. Both faced the death penalty for luring lonely women to their deaths. They were both subsequently found guilty and were executed by electric chair.
Toddler homicide results in prison sentence of just 77 days - TOPEKA, Ind. - Facing growing criticism and anger, a judge in northeast Indiana has stepped away from a mysterious and controversial case involving the death of a 16-month-old girl. How the toddler died is tragic. But some say what happened after her death is downright shocking, prompting calls for a new investigation.
Emmi G.,16, diagnosed as schizophrenic, fell victim to the Euthanasia Program, Germany's first mass murder program, one of many eugenic measures to restore German racial "integrity" by killing those with disabilities. At first only infants and toddlers were killed, but the program eventually included juveniles up to 17. At least 5,000 German children perished in the "euthanasia" program. Emmi was sterilized and later killed with an overdose of tranquilizers on December 7, 1942.
This toddler, rescued during a raid on a Meth lab, was found covered in battery grease from playing with an old car battery. Both inside and out, lab paraphernalia and chemicals were found within the child's easy access. Outside, she and her brother, both barefoot, played among more hazards. The toddler tested positive for Meth.
Reports: Daily Mail Shocking images of physical injuries suffered by a toddler whose body was found in the woods were taken by family members months before his death but no-one went to the police. The remains of Colton Brandt Turner, two, of Austin, Texas, were found in a wooded area
Toddler critically injured during police raid on Ga. home
A 19-month-old boy was sleeping in a Georgia home with his parents and three older sisters when police entered, looking for a drug suspect. Officers threw a stun grenade that accidentally landed into the boy's crib, critically injuring the toddler, his parents say. The family, visiting from Wisconsin, was not associated with the crime, and the suspect was arrested at a different house. The baby suffered severe burns to his face and could be scarred for life.
Louise Peete was a convicted American murderer. She married four times, each of her husbands committed suicide. She was accused of murder in early 1900s but was acquitted convincing the court that the death was in self defence. In 1920 she was imprisoned for life for murder only to be released 18 years later. She became a housekeeper for an elderly couple but was convicted and sentenced to death for their murder. She died in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1947. She was 66 years old.