When her “picture perfect” marriage lost its appeal, Pam Smart seduced a young teenage boy and convinced him to murder her husband. On May 1, 1990, Pam came home to find the deed had been done.
Famous American aviator Charles Lindbergh, his wife and young son lived a peaceful life in New Jersey until March 1, 1932 when their world collapsed. The Lindbergh Baby, as he became known, was kidnapped from the couple’s home. His disappearance and murder became a media sensation and brought to the Lindberghs the attention they’d sought to avoid by moving into a secluded mansion.
Homeless preacher Brian David Mitchell and his common law wife, Wanda Barzee, brazenly kidnap a 14-year-old girl from her bedroom, initiating an internationally publicized investigation. Bureaucratic errors permit the kidnappers and their victim to live out in the open for 9 months. This case is a excellent example of the Stockholm Syndrome, where the captured victim learns to sympathize with her captors.