Contrary to myth, Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin did not invent the decapitation instrument that bears his name. Decapitation machines were used long before he was born.
An eyewitness account of Vincent Li’s July 30, 2008, attack on fellow-Greyhound-bus passenger Tim McLean and the aftermath of the murder, in which Li decapitated and cannibalized the body.
St. Louis woman Arteisha Betts went into labor 28 weeks into her high-risk pregnancy. According to a lawsuit filed by Betts and her husband, a doctor refused to perform a cesarean section. What resulted, the complaint states, was a traumatizing and horrific delivery that resulted in the decapitation death of the unborn infant.