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Ano Lechonia, Magnesia, Greece, July 9, 1944. Gestapo and Greek collaborationists (group EASAD) killed 3 women: Lucia (mother, aged 60, on the right), Sophia (daughter, aged 38, in the middle) of the rich family Topali, and Philitsa Kalavrou (their housekeeper, aged 40, on the left). B/W photo by Kostas ZImeris.
Indian wife dies and baby daughter suffers horrific burns after husband 'set them on fire as they slept over dowry dispute' Pravartika Gupta and 13-month-old Idika were attacked at their Delhi home Technology graduate died in hospital a week later and baby has 55% burns Before she died, Mrs Gupta gave statement to police Detectives are hunting husband and father-in-law, who are on the run
Charles Raymond Starkweather (November 24, 1938 – June 25, 1959) was an American teenaged spree killer who murdered eleven people, all but one during a two-month road trip with his 14-year-old girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, in Nebraska and Wyoming. The couple was captured on January 29, 1958. Starkweather was executed seventeen months later, while Fugate served 17 years in prison.
Anjette Lyles was born in Georgia in 1917. Between 1952-1958, she murdered 2 husbands, her mother-in-law and 9-year old daughter by arsenic poisoning all for the insurance money. In 1958, she was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death. She was later found to be insane and spent the rest of her life at the state mental institution in Milledgeville, Georgia. She died of a heart attack in 1977 aged 60.
David Renz had been under monitoring for child pornography charges when he removed his electronic bracelet in March 2013 and abducted a mother and her daughter, 10, from a parking lot. He took them to a remote area, bound their hands, and raped the child. The mother began fighting back & shouted for the girl to run. As the girl ran off, her mother was strangled & stabbed to death. A passing motorist found the girl & called the police. Renz pleaded guilty to 1st-degree murder & sexual assault.
X - Execution date 1 May 2013. Steven Smith, 46, asked to spare his life arguing that he only intended to rape a 6-month-old girl, not kill her. On Sept. 29, 1998, Smith murdered his girlfriend's six-month-old daughter, Autumn Frye. Smith brutally raped and beat Autumn, which inflicted extensive trauma to her head and body and caused her to suffocate. Smith's girlfriend woke up and saw Smith, standing naked beside her bed, trying to lay Autumn's nude body next to her.
Marybeth Tinning smothered her three and a half month old daughter in 1985. Though she confessed to also killing two of her sons, she is suspected in the death of all eight of her other children, dating to 1972. All of Tinning children died before their fifth birthday. She is now 59, and is serving a 20-year prison sentence.