In a life or death situation, some people freeze or some people fight. These are three inspiring stories of people who stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale.
Officers were called to a home about an elderly man found with “numerous contusions and lacerations inside his residence.” The victim is believed to be one of the oldest murder victims in the country.
Jesse Aylward was confirmed as Virginia Hannon’s killer on Thursday after DNA evidence connected him to the crime scene of Hannon’s brutal death on February 13, 1984. Although detectives continuously searched for Hannon’s killer, a lead in the case didn’t arise until a tipster called the police in February of last year and claimed that Aylward had confessed to killing someone in Pembroke several years earlier.
February 8, 1983, a plumbing company was called out to a large house in a respectable leafy suburb of North London. The occupants of the flats in the property have been complaining to the landlord about blockages. Some of them noticed a strange odor along the lines of a dead animal. The guy tasked with the job of finding the cause of the blockages opened a drain cover and, immediately repulsed by the stench but determined to keep going, pulled out flesh and small bones.
A murder-suicide left an Arizona couple and their 18-year-old daughter dead in an atrocious act committed by the father, according to authorities.
This past Monday evening, Mesa police responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting. Officers at the scene found Ruben Sanchez, 51, his wife Ana Guerra, 49, and their daughter Amy Sanchez, 18 dead inside their home.
If you’re anything like most true crime fans, once you read one astonishing detail about a serial killer, there is an urge to learn more. I cannot recall the number of times I have stayed up and researched countless serial killers just wanting to know every detail of their crimes. That’s when I stumbled upon Killer.Cloud, the Serial Killer Database.
The February 9 Killer is an unidentified suspected murderer believed to be responsible for the 2006 strangulation and rape of Sonia Mejia and the murder of her unborn baby. He murdered again in 2008 by strangling Damiana Castillo in Salt Lake County, Utah. The murders were committed on the same day, February 9, hence the name of the February 9th Killer.