Ashburn, Virginia, teen Erica Smith was only 14 on July 29, 2002, when she told her younger brother Billie, 10, that she was going out to meet a friend. That was around lunch time. Erica never got to the friend’s house and she never came home.
Police arrested the mother and aunt of youth De’Marquise Elkins in connection with the shooting murder of infant Antonio Santiago. Antonio was in a stroller on a walk with his mother Sherry West when they were mugged and shot.
Police in Brunswick, Georgia, have arrested De’Marquis Elkins, 17, and another youth, 14, whose name is being withheld, for the cold-blooded murder of a 13-month-old baby boy.
On March 18, 1974, three weeks after being let out on parole, 14-year-old Jesse Pomeroy was opening his mother’s store when little Katie Curran walked in looking for a notebook to buy. With the promise of more notebooks downstairs, Jesse took her to a cellar where he brutalized and killed her.
On March 16, 2006, Joseph Smith was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the Super Bowl Sunday 2004 rape and murder of Carlie Brucia, 11, in Sarasota Florida. Carlie was reported missing within 30 minutes of her abduction. The case made national headlines when police released surveillance video showing the girl’s abduction.
The devil made her do it! Or was it a lonely immigrant housewife’s despair? A 7-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl were jumping on the bed in his parents’ room when his mother, Elzbieta Plackowska, allegedly stabbed them both to death.
A mother in Indonesia is being held after confessing to murdering her son, 9, for having too small a penis to make it in life.
Sadly while investigating this death, police found two more sets of infant remains in the trunk of Stockton’s impounded vehicle, so this is probably not the last we have heard on Ms. Stockton.
Kevin Neal called 911 to report his children missing. Neal said he was inside cleaning in the house, when he no longer heard the children playing outside. His wife was sure he was had hurt them saying, “What the have you done with my kids!” Their bodies weren’t found for months. Even so, forensic experts were able to use insect activity to catch a sexual predator.
On February 12, 1993, James Bulger, 3, was abducted, tortured and killed by two 10-year-olds in a case that sparked international debate on child killers.