Category: murder

In September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a…

In September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly recorded it.

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Lottery winners in Australia can choose to remain anonymous…

Lottery winners in Australia can choose to remain anonymous after an eight-year-old was kidnapped for ransom then murdered after his father won a lottery in 1960.

Out of sexual frustration, dolphins are heavily prone to going…

Out of sexual frustration, dolphins are heavily prone to going murderous rampages, killing in a manner called “object-oriented play.” Even after killing, the dolphins may play with the carcass.

A New Orleans police officer committed an armed robbery…

A New Orleans police officer committed an armed robbery murdering a uniformed policeman and two employees of a restaurant in the process. One employee hid in the freezer and was spared; the officer returned to “investigate” the crime, and was identified by the survivor as the shooter.

Photo : King Prince / Flickr / wikipedia

A New Orleans police officer committed an armed robbery…

A New Orleans police officer committed an armed robbery murdering a uniformed policeman and two employees of a restaurant in the process. One employee hid in the freezer and was spared; the officer returned to “investigate” the crime, and was identified by the survivor as the shooter.

Photo : King Prince / Flickr / wikipedia

Almost 50 percent of all murdered women are killed by their…

Almost 50 percent of all murdered women are killed by their romantic partners.

In 1992, a man named Robert Alton Harris went to the gas chamber…

In 1992, a man named Robert Alton Harris went to the gas chamber for a double murder. His last words before he was executed were “You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the grim reaper.“

Wallace Souza, a Brazilian TV personality that hosted a…

Wallace Souza, a Brazilian TV personality that hosted a true-crimes show, arranged murders himself to get the inside scoop and boost ratings.

Angelina Jolie once tried to hire a hitman to kill her, because…

Angelina Jolie once tried to hire a hitman to kill her, because she felt that a murder would be easier on her family than her committing suicide. The would-be-hitman talked her out of it by asking her to wait a month.

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A female serial killer named “Phantom of Heilbronn”…

A female serial killer named “Phantom of Heilbronn” was linked to 40 crimes, six of which were murders. In 2009 it was discovered that she didn’t exist and her DNA was simply contamination from the cotton swabs used at the crime scenes.