Jiang Qing was the wife of Mao Tse-tung, the Communist dictator of China. Through clever maneuvering, she managed to reach the highest position of power within the communist party (short of being President). It is believed that she was the main driving force behind China’s Cultural Revolution (of which she was the deputy director). During the Cultural Revolution, much economic activity was halted, and countless ancient buildings, artifacts, antiques, books and paintings were destroyed by Red…
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Christine and Lea Papin were the famous french maids who murdered their employer's wife and daughter in Le Mans, in 1933. They were incestuous sisters who beat the two women to death with a hammer and pewter pot and gouged out their eyes with a kitchen knife and their fingers.
Arthur Shawcross Mug shot of Shawcross Background information Birth name Arthur John Shawcross Also known as The Genesee River Killer, The Rochester Strangler Born June 6, 1945 Kittery, Maine Died November 10, 2008 (aged 63) Conviction Arson, Burglary, Manslaughter, Second degree murder Sentence Life in prison without parole Killings Number of victims 14 Country United States State(s) Rochester, New York Watertown, New York Date apprehended January 5, 1990
Number of Victims: 31 Toppan, like many female serial killers, was trained as a nurse. In 1885, she began working at Cambridge Hospital, in Massachusetts.
March 8,1953 - Mrs. Rosary Shellfo,22,after carefully bathing her 2 year old baby,laid the infant facedown on her kitchen bread-board and hacked off his head.She told police simply:”I don’t know why I killed my baby”.
Timothy Evans was tried and executed in 1950 for the murder of his baby daughter Geraldine. An official inquiry conducted 16 years later determined that it was Evans's fellow tenant, serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie, who was responsible for the murder. Christie also admitted to the murder of Evans's wife as well as five other women and his own wife. Evans was pardoned posthumously following this, in 1966. The case prompted the abolition of capital punishment in the UK in 1965.
Eric Smith (born January 22, 1980) is an American criminal, incarcerated for the murder, sexual abuse and mutilation of four-year-old Derrick Robie (born October 2, 1988) on August 2, 1993, in Steuben County, New York.
Daniel Camargo Barbosa was convicted in Ecuador for the rapes and brutal murders of at least 71 young girls, and given the maximum sentence: a whopping 16 years. On November 13, 1994, Camargo was murdered by another inmate, Luis Masache Narvaez, the cousin of one of Camargo's many young victims. After killing Camargo, Masache reportedly cut off the serial killer's ear as a trophy.