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Teen give birth then kills new born baby at prom - 1997
Jun 6, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Melissa Drexler

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 6, 1997, eighteen-year-old Melissa Drexler gives birth to a baby boy in the bathroom stall at her high school prom at an Aberdeen Township banquet hall. Maintenance workers called to clean up blood found in the stall discover a bag in the garbage with her dead baby inside.

Senator Robert Kennedy is shot - 1968
Jun 5, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Robert Kennedy

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 5, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary. Immediately after he announced to his cheering supporters that the country was ready to end its fractious divisions, Kennedy was shot several times by 22-year-old Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan.

Militant activist Angela Davis is aquitted of murder and other charges - 1972
Jun 4, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Angela Yvonne Davis

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 4, 1972, Angela Yvonne Davis, a black militant, former philosophy professor at the University of California, and self-proclaimed communist, is acquitted on charges of conspiracy, murder, and kidnapping by an all-white jury in San Jose, California.

Joran Van der Sloot is arrested in Chile for murder - 2010
Jun 3, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Joran Van der Sloot

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 3, 2010, Joran van der Sloot, is arrested in Chile in connection with the slaying of 21-year-old Stephany Flores. He was a longtime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba.

Serial killer Leonard Lake is arrested - 1985
Jun 2, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Leonard Lake 

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 2, 1985, Leonard Lake is arrested near San Francisco, California, ending one of the rare cases of serial killers working together. Lake and Ng are believed to have raped, tortured and murdered between 11 and 25 victims with at Lake's ranch in Calaveras County, California during the mid-1980s.

Gunslinger John Wesley Hardin arrives in Abilene - 1871
Jun 1, 2013, - 0 Comments

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John Wesley Hardin

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 1, 1871, John Wesley Hardin, one of the deadliest men in the history of the Old West, arrives in Abilene, Kansas, where he briefly becomes friends with Marshal Wild Bill Hickok. Hardin revealed a tendency toward violent rages at an early age. When he was 14, he nearly killed another boy in a fight over a girl, stabbing his victim twice with a knife.

The Pied Piper of Tucson kills his first victim - 1964
May 31, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Charles Schmid

by Michael Thomas Barry

On May 31, 1964, fifteen-year-old Alleen Rowe is killed by Charles Schmid in the desert outside Tucson, Arizona. Earlier in the night, Schmid allegedly had said to his friends, "I want to kill a girl! I want to do it tonight. I think I can get away with it!" Schmid dubbed “The Pied Piper of Tucson” went on to kill three other teenage girls before being caught by police.

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