Category: Strange encounters with mental illness

DID, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, etc.

Woman Charged With Murder Days After Husband Seeks Protection Order

Last Thursday afternoon a shooting in Lee County turned into a murder investigation, and the suspect is confirmed to be the victim’s wife, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a home in the 500 block of Lee Road in Phenix City shortly after 4:30 p.m. after getting a 911 call about the discovery of a man suffering from a gunshot wound. First responders found the man, later identified as 26-year-old Brandyn […]

Killer Doctor Marcel Petiot

Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot (17 January 1897 – 25 May 1946) was a French doctor and serial killer. He was convicted of multiple murders after the discovery of the remains of 23 people in the basement of his home in Paris during World War II. He is suspected of the murder of around 60 victims during his lifetime, although the true number remains unknown. Early life Petiot was born on 17 January 1897 in Auxerre, France. At the age of 11, Petiot […]

Mathew Borges Beheads A Classmate Over A Girl

A teenager in Lawrence Massachusetts has been charged with killing and beheading his high school classmate and been found guilty of first-degree murder. Jurors found 18-year-old Mathew Borges guilty of first-degree murder with premeditation and extreme atrocity/cruelty. The charge carries a minimum sentence of 25 to 30 years to life. Because he was just 15 at the time of the crime, he will be parole eligible. The verdict was read after about nine hours of […]

His Lovers? Or His Victims?

This is creepy, at least I always thought it was. I was working in a big grocery warehouse, hundreds of people worked there, it was night shift, sitting in a break room at lunch with a couple of other guys trying to find something to talk about to stay awake. I started talking about the best jobs I’d ever had. After a minute or so this older guy who never ever said more than a […]

“You Should Lock Your Door At Night”

A few years back I rented an apartment from a friend of mine. He had recently bought it and had it completely renovated. He put it up for sale but couldn’t find a buyer so I offered to rent it in the meantime. After moving in I realized there was something wrong with the lady next door. She was about 45 but looked much older. She would sit up all night listening to Christian radio […]

Rosemary Kennedy

Their father, Joe Kennedy Sr., was a prominent businessman in Boston and his wife, Rose, was a noted philanthropist and socialite. Together they had nine children, three of whom went into politics. For the most part they lived their lives in the open, almost like America’s version of a royal family. But, like every family, they had their secrets. Born in 1918, Rosemary Kennedy was the third child of Joe and Rose and the first […]

Aileen Wuornos

In 2002, the state of Florida executed the 10th woman to receive the death penalty in the United States since the 1976 reinstatement of capital punishment. The woman’s name was Aileen Wuornos, a former prostitute who had killed seven men she picked up while working the highways of the state in 1989 and 1990. If a psychologist was challenged to invent a childhood that would predictably produce a serial killer, Wuornos’ life would have been […]