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January 23, 1897

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! on January 23, 1897, Elva Zona Heaster was found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband, Edward Stribbling Trout Shue, is the only known case where the alleged testimony … Continue reading

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August 18, 1985

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1985, Peter and Barbara Pan were found in their blood-soaked bed in Lake Merced, a housing development in San Francisco. Both Peter and Barabra had been shot in the head. Peter Pan (66), an … Continue reading

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December 24, 1828

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1828, William Burke and William Hare, went on trial in Edinburgh, Scotland for murder. They would find search out and befriend men newly to Edinburgh at various bars. When they found one who had … Continue reading

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June 1, 193 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 193 AD, the Roman emperor, Marcus Didius, was murdered in his palace. This was not an uncommon occurrence and all new Roman emperors were notified that there was a 78% likelihood of being murdered … Continue reading

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January 5, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 U.S. Representative Sonny Bono was found dead on a ski slope in Stateline, Nevada. It was believed that Mr. Bono, an experienced skier, had skied directly into a tree at a high rate … Continue reading

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