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Tag: Massachusetts

Serial Killers Anonymous: Stanley Everett Rice, 1963-1968

Serial Killers Anonymous is a new series by HistoricalCrimeDetective that will present information and photographs of lesser known American serial killers.     Stanley Everett Rice, 1942-2007  Summary Known as the “stuttering drifter,” Stanley Everett Rice was a pedophile and serial killer who murdered three to five young boys between 1963 and 1968. He is […]

New Book: Murder & Mayhem in Boston

“Murder & Mayhem in Boston: Historic Crimes in the Hub,” a new book by Christopher Daley, contains nine riveting chapters exposing the dark underbelly of Boston.  Daley chronicles the history of murder in Boston from the mid-nineteenth century up until the 1970’s.  Most of the cases are unknown today but in their time, they were […]

Jesse Pomeroy: America’s Youngest Serial Killer

  On December 22, 1871, the little son of Mrs. Paine, of Chelsea, a suburb of Boston, was inveigled by an unknown boy, evidently about twelve years of age, to Powder Horn Hill, near Boston, where he was stripped naked, tied to a beam and beaten with a rope until he become unconscious. The larger […]

The Murder in Room 406, 1925, Boston

  Originally Titled: “The Crime in Room 406,” by Sgt. Thomas Harvey, as told to Fred H. Thompson, True Detective, Sept. 1930. Want to Read This Story Later On Your Tablet? Download PDF file of The Murder in  Room 406 . “Something terrible has happened over at Hotel Hollis!” These were the words that greeted […]

Kardashian Murdered in 1916

In 1916, Newton, Massachusetts tailor Manoog Kardashian was attacked by one of his employees who stabbed him with cutting shears and bit a chunk out of his right cheek over what may be one of the dumbest reasons to assault someone. Kardashian died nine days later, but not necessarily from his wounds. I came across […]

Workplace Violence in 1901

The following story points out that instances of rage killing in the workplace are not limited to the modern era. I searched for follow-up stories to this incident but could find nothing. From Pig-killer to Man Killing SOMERVILLE. MASS. July 5, 1901. With a maniacal shriek, John Murphy turned from pig-sticking to man killing in […]