Thomas Davidson was a game watcher who was murdered in a remote area of Kershope Forest near the border between England an Scotland in 1849.
What would drive a parent to kill their child? Revenge is one of the main motivations behind filicide. Revenge at an ex-partner for leaving them. One such case of revenge-fueled filicide is that of Susan Eubanks from San Marcos, California.
Robbie Middleton was just 8-years-old when he was tied to a tree and set on fire in Splendora, Texas. Twelve years later, he succumbed to his injuries but not before naming his attacker as a 13-year-old boy who had sexually assaulted him two weeks prior.
Stephanie Devine, 2, was born with cerebral palsy and needed daily medication. In 2012, her mother, Brandy Devine, closed her in a bedroom with 4 cats for 3 days with no food, water or medication. Stephanie died a slow and agonizing death.
Catrine da Costa, 28, was a sex worker from Stockholm, Sweden. On 18 July, 1984, parts of her dismembered body were discovered in bin bags in Solna. There were two main suspects: two doctors. However, nobody was ever convicted of her brutal murder.
Harry & Harreitte Moore were pioneer activists & leaders of the early civil rights movement in the United States. On Christmas night of 1961, they would become the first martyrs of the movement, followed by Harry T. Moore and Martin Luther King Jr.
Jessica Ridgeway was just 10-years-old when she vanished on the way to school in Westminster, Colorado. An extensive and exhaustive search ensued, consisting of over 500 volunteers. Days later, her backpack was found 6 miles away from her home, taking the investigation into an ominous turn.
On the 2nd of September, 2003, in Bellevue, Idaho, 16-year-old Sarah Marie Johnson ran out of her home screaming that somebody had murdered her parents. An investigation revealed deep secrets and a grudge Sarah had been holding over her parents.
Carmina Salcido was just 3-years-old when her father, Ramon Salcido, killed her two sisters, her mother, and four others. Ramon had slit Carmina’s throat but miraculously, she survived. “Daddy cut me,” she wept when finally rescued.
Kevin Madden, 16, was a troubled teenager from Toronto, Canada. Nevertheless, his 12-year-old brother, Johnathon Madden, always idolized him. Unbeknownst to Johnathon, however, his older brother had always begrudged him.