In this day and age, being killed over a Facebook status doesn’t seem too far fetched. But for peeing off a balcony? A look at some of the lamest motives for murder.
Sex. Religion. Money. These are the sorts of topics that lead folks to murder. What about eggs and laundry? Just read on.
A Schenectady woman has been convicted of stabbing her neighbor to death. Last December, Tina Karuzas, 28, was having a little party in her second-floor apartment. Downstairs neighbor Latoya Ebron, 26, got sick of the noise and came up to demand that Karuzas turn down the music. When Karuzas didn’t comply, Ebron returned and the two women started arguing. Police say Karuzas stabbed Ebron once in the stomach, killing her.
Breakfast cereal, Avril Lavigne tickets, chopsticks, Indian food and more. A collection of the absolute worst reasons to die.
An argument over what cut of pork two men were having for dinner turned violent and deadly.
A judge sentenced Mthulisi Ndlovu, 39, to 20 years Friday for the October, 2011, murder of his live-in girlfriend, Mary Mushapaidzi, 42, in their Bonney Lake, Wash., home. Ndlovu initially told police that Mushapaidzi had gone for a run and never came back, but later admitted to beating her with pruning shears and strangling her during an argument over dirty dishes.
One of the two Connecticut men accused of murdering a man for his fake Rolex watch pleaded guilty in court yesterday. Prosecutors are recommending a sentence of 35 years for 21-year-old Antoine Sharpe. He will be sentenced in October.
Maricopa County man Eduardo Mercado is being charged with killing a companion while paddle boating because the man steered the boat the wrong way. Police say meth was involved.