First came the reports out of Guyana were on November 18, 1978, that Congressman Leo Ryan and four members of his party were dead. Later, came the grisly discovery of the largest mass suicide of the 20th Century. The Reverend Jim Jones led his flock commit suicide in a way that forever changed our notion of what it means to “drink the Kool Aid.”
Juan Pablo Vazquez is a Mexican drug cartel enforcer who seems to have almost no respect for human life. He was recently picked up by Mexican police carrying 22 bags of cocaine and some marijuana, but that’s really the least of his concerns. Mexican police think he’s responsible for 79 murders. He’s already admitted to [...]
Some say you can still hear the souls of the murdered creeping listlessly about these famous crime scenes, some even claim to have seen them.
On October 19, 1970, a fire at a wealthy California doctor’s home led authorities to one of the most gruesome mass murders since the Manson murders. Scared hippies pointed police towards hermit and environmental nut John Linley Frazier. His motive? To wreak vengeance on those who rape the environment and restore the natural beauty of the hillside where the doctor’s luxury home once stood.
No one made eye contact with the thin young man in the baseball cap as he entered the the University of Montreal classroom, offering a slight smile, as if to apologize for the interruption. Used to tardy students, the professors ignored him. Until, grinning, he ordered 10 female students to get up and move across the room. "I’m fighting feminism," he said. Feminists needed to be taught their place, he added, then lifted his rifle and began shooting.
Self-proclaimed prophet of God Jeffrey Lundgren moved his flock to a pastoral community in order to receive his true power from God. Once there he became drunk with it. He embraced acts of violence and sexual assault. His orgy of power culminated in the slaughter of five of those who had trusted in him.
A video and timeline released by the FBI shows Aaron Alexis on the day he massacred 12 people at the Navy Yard
A look back at the shooting spree that began on October 2, 2002, claimed 13 victims and terrorized the D.C. area.
As strange as this may sound, it’s actually pretty good advice for adults and kids alike, and could probably be applied with relative success to any mass shooting or spree shooting scenario.
In 1985 mass murderer Remeta and his companions killed their way through the South, and then descended on Grainfield, Kan., like the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, leaving death, pain and misery in their wake.