A 17-year old kid murdered his parents and hid their bodies in a locked bedroom so he could throw a huge house party.
Australian woman, Katherine Knight, stabbed her partner, Then proceeded to skin his body, put his head in a pot, and attempted to feed his flesh to his two children. The coroner also stated, that he was so perfectly skinned, that they were able to stitch the skin back onto his skinless body.
In 2004 an elephant charged and killed a mother and her child, then proceeded to bury their bodies before leaving the scene.
In 1978, a Stanford PhD student murdered his advisor with a sledgehammer after being told that he would never get a doctorate after 19 years in graduate school.
A year after his wife’s disappearance, a Dutch crime writer wrote a book about a husband killing his wife. Without a body he wasn’t prosecuted and became a minor celebrity until, years later, the body was found and he was convicted of murder.
In 1897, a newlywed woman was found dead in her home. Although her death was attributed to natural causes, her mother’s insistence that she had been visited by the woman’s ghost compelled authorities to reopen the case, at which time an autopsy revealed the woman had suffered a broken neck. Under the guise of emotional grief, the husband kept people away from the body of his “beloved” wife, tied a scarf around her neck claiming it to be “her favorite”, and went to other lengths to veil the fact that her neck was broken.
In 1882, Robert Ford killed the outlaw Jesse James in order to collect the reward… only to find out that he would immediately be charged for first degree murder. He was charged with murder and sentenced to be hanged but was pardoned and given 500 dollars and let free instead (much less money than promised).
At least 2 people have been murdered for unfriending someone on Facebook.