When the trial opened on January 2, 2013, prosecutors portrayed Travis Alexander as a "good man." They asserted Jodi Arias seduced him, stalked him when he broke off the relationship, and finally murdered him in a jealous fit when she discovered he was dating other women. Prosecutor Juan Martinez stated, "This is not a case of whodunit. The whodunit sits in court today."
A St. Louis man was stabbed recently in the chest, back and neck, but was so drunk he never realized and couldn’t remember the incident. Also a sober Canadian man found a knife blade in his back from an assault that occurred three years ago.
Brawling, stabbing and of course robbing, apparently nothing is sacred anymore.
This news item was missed by many, overshadowed by coverage of the Sandy Hook school massacre, which occurred the same day, December 14, 2012. On that day in China, Min Yongjun, driven insane by the Mayan calendar’s purported predictions of the end of the world, stabbed 23 people, 22 of the school children.
A Lake Wales, Fla., mother is charged with attempted murder for an alleged Tuesday stabbing attack that left her 7-year-old son riddled with wounds. Investigators say Maisa Alvarez, 42, confessed in an interview that she heard voices telling her to kill her son. The boy survived, but in prior cases of mothers compelled to kill by voices and visions, the children weren’t so lucky.
A woman is in custody after allegedly stabbing a woman who then ran over and killed her child.