Category: Strange encounters with mental illness

DID, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, etc.

Former Model Deep Fried Her Husband’s Head And Allegedly Said His Ribs Were ‘So Sweet’

Omaima Nelson, who moved to the U.S. from Egypt at the young age of 18, turned what could have been the American Dream into a depraved American Nightmare. An immigrant with beauty, brains and aspirations, Omaima’s shocking story includes surviving in an unfamiliar country, sugar daddies, and ultimately a murder in which a human head was cooked in a deep fat fryer. Omaima was born in 1968 in Southern Egypt by the Sudanese border. She […]

The Todt Family Murders

Facing mounting financial pressure, Anthony Todt of Colchester killed his wife, three children and family dog at their house in Celebration, Florida sometime in late December 2019. On Wednesday January 15, 2020 Anthony Todt confessed to the killing of his family and their dog. Authorities took Todt, 44, into custody when they encountered him at the home at 202 Reserve Place Monday. He was arrested Wednesday on a warrant charging him with multiple counts of […]

Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas (August 23, 1936 – March 12, 2001) was an American serial killer whose crimes spanned from 1960 to 1983. He was convicted of murdering eleven people and condemned to death for the murder of Debra Jackson, although his sentence would be commuted to life in prison in 1998. Lucas rose to infamy after confessing to 600+ murders while in prison to the Texas Rangers and other law enforcement officials. An investigation by the Dallas Times-Herald newspaper later discredited many of Lucas’ murder confessions […]

Mom Who Touted Daughter’s ‘bucket list’ Now Accused In Her Death

A Colorado mother who sought donations to cover medical treatments for her daughter and promoted the girl’s “bucket list” of dreams to fulfill before she died has been indicted on a murder charge in the 7-year-old’s death that was previously believed to be from a terminal disease. In a grand jury indictment revealed Monday, Kelly Renee Turner, 41, also known as Kelly Gant, was charged with 13 criminal counts that included child abuse, theft and […]

Topeka State Hospital

The Topeka State Hospital, formerly known as the Topeka State Asylum, opened its doors in 1872 for treatment of the mentally ill. By the early 20th century, rumors of rape and mistreatment in the hospital had already begun. Over the course of decades, the hospital became the subject of investigation for unethically chaining patients and neglect. In 1951 the hospital received damaging criticism when it was revealed that John Crabb, a 59-year-old patient, was mentally […]

The Orphan – True Story

Kristine Barnett, 45, and ex-husband Michael Barnett, 43 have been charged with abandoning their daughter when she was 9 in Lafayette, Indiana, and fleeing to Canada. In an interview, Kristine denies the claims and says she and Michael were victims of a fraud, claiming the girl they adopted was an adult con artist who tried to kill her. Kristine and Michael agreed to the emergency adoption of Ukrainian-born Natalia Grace in May 2010 from Florida […]

Husband Tells Wife to Close Her Eyes for Surprise, Stabs Her in The Neck!

A husband on trial for attempted murder was convicted last week of stabbing his wife in the neck after asking her to close her eyes and wait for a surprise. 34-year-old Shaun May, who faced trial at the Maidstone Crown Court in Kent, England, stabbed his wife, Laura May, in the neck in an unprovoked and sudden attack. Prosecutor Robin Griffiths told the jury that that couple had recently returned from a trip from Korea […]