Robert Alton Harris

Robert Alton Harris (January 15, 1953 – April 21, 1992) was an American car thief, burglar, kidnapper and murderer who was executed at San Quentin State Prison in 1992 for the 1978 murders of two teenage boys in San Diego. His execution was the first in the state of California since 1967. Harris was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and was abused as a child. He had run-ins with police as early as age 10, and was first placed into juvenile detention at age 13 for […]

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 […]

Retired Police Officer Charged With Murder

In Memphis, Tennessee The delivery driver accused of killing a manager at a local mattress and furniture store on Highway 64 has been identified and charged. The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday May 9th, 2019 at the store on Highway 64 near Kate Bond Road. According to police, Saunders became involved in a verbal confrontation with Thomas Hartman concerning a loading issue. Saunders reportedly left and then returned a short time later, only to […]

Richard Parker Incident

While other cases of cannibalism are all borne out of necessity, they don’t have strong evidence that a murder preceded the flesh consumption. But the 1884 story of the Mignonette, a ship sailing from England to Australia, leaves no doubt: Death did not come naturally to the victim. About two months into the trip, the Mignonette sank and four crew members (including a 17-year-old named Richard Parker who managed to grab a couple tins of […]

Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram (June 28, 1892– September 5, 1930) was an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist, robber and burglar. In prison confessions and his autobiography, he claimed to have committed 21 murders, most of which could not be corroborated, and over 1,000 sodomies of boys and men. After a series of imprisonments and escapes, he was executed in 1930 for the murder of a prison employee at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary. Early life 1892–1906 Born in East […]

Man tried to burn several sex offenders to death at Florida motel

Jorge Porto-Sierra, 50, was arrested and charged with four counts of attempted premeditated murder. He is accused of trying to burn several sex offenders to death at a Florida motel. Porto-Sierra confessed to the crime and said he arrived at the motel to “barbecue all the child molesters on fire and kill them.” Authorities said the suspect broke a window at a room at the Friendly Village Inn in Kissimmee, Fla. to pour gasoline inside. […]

15 Yr Old Girl stabbed 80 times & set on fire; met killer on Social Media

Fifteen-year-old Sabriya McLean was stabbed 77 times. The teen’s naked body was then burned and dumped in a back alley of a West Philadelphia apartment building last year, Assistant District Attorney Kristen Kemp said. Details of McLean’s gruesome death were revealed at a preliminary hearing for Cole Swaringer-Herring, now 24, of West Philadelphia, whom police have said met McLean on social media, then allegedly killed her in his family’s apartment on the 200 block of South 49th […]