Photos of the troubled Andrea Yates and her family before she killed her five children by drowning them one by one in the bathtub on June 20, 2001.
A horrifying story is emerging in Brooklyn: Police sources say a father who beat his child to death chopped up the body and fed the pieces to his pit bull.
Like father like daughter. Kathleen Folbigg’s father murdered her mother early in her life. So later, when her own children started dying, investigators didn’t believe it was from natural causes. They set out to prove that she was a murderer too, just like her father.
A look at some of the horrifying places people are leaving their unwanted newborns. Many states have “Safe Haven” laws allowing an infant to be left at a hospital with no questions asked — an option that must have been unknown to these mothers.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: After announcing it on Facebook, a Florida woman tried and failed to commit suicide after having shot and killed her 6-month-old son.
A Florida ninth grader is accused of choking to death her newborn child. Police say Cassidy Goodson, 14, of Lakeland, attempted to conceal her pregnancy from friends and family. After giving birth, say detectives, Goodson choked the baby until he stopped breathing while he was still attached to her by the umbilical cord.
The surveillance camera in a Moscow area apartment building captured 27-year-old Galina Ryabkova walking through the lobby on Sunday morning. A slight smile is detectable on her face as she makes her way back to the elevators after making sure that her sons, 4-year-old Rodion and 7-year-old Vladimir, were indeed dead.