March 13

This Day in Crime

1996

Tragedy at Dunblane

Thomas Hamilton, drove to the Dunblane Primary School near Stirling, in Scotland.   Armed with four handguns he entered the school gymnasium and opened fire on a class of twenty-eight year one … (more...)

1989

Black magic, voodoo, and murder occurs at Rancho Santa Elena

Cult leader Adolpho de Jesus Constanzo sacrifices another human victim at his remote Mexican desert compound Rancho Santa Elena. When the victim didn’t beg for mercy before dying, Constanzo sent his … (more...)

1964

Kitty Genovese Murdered, Neighbours "Do Nothing"

On this day in 1964, Catherine "Kitty" Genovese was stabbed to death in front of her Queens, New York, apartment, as apartment residents reportedly did nothing. The tragic story sparked research into … (more...)