Bob Spangler: More Than Just A Family Annihilator – Updated

Bob Spangler not only got away with the premeditated murders of his wife of 23 years & their two children, but he also killed at least one more wife and walked. Had he not possessed an ego the size of Texas, this serial killer would certainly never have been caught…

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The Worst Christmas Massacre

I will never understand this case isn’t better known. 47 year old Ronald “Gene” Simmons was single handedly responsible for this 1987 Christmas Massacre. It is the worst family annihilator case in the US, though he killed more than just family…

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The Shocking Case Of The Powell Family

This is one of the most frustrating cases I’ve ever researched, mostly because it could’ve been prevented. My question for you: if a parent is a murder suspect, especially when they’re suspected of killing the child’s other parent, should they still be permitted access to the children?

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Definitely Crazy But Not Legally Insane

This is Andre Thomas; in March of 2004, Andre was losing his sanity. He’d become obsessed with religion, had been hearing voices for the past few months, and experiencing hallucinations involving God and demons. He tried to commit suicide a couple of times, just 2 days before he did the unthinkable Andre was in the ER for a suicide attempt. He really wanted to go to heaven, but to his dismay, he just kept on surviving…

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Chris Benoit, Famous Wrestler & Family Annihilator

On Friday, June 22nd of 2007, Nancy lost her life. She was killed in a second story room; her limbs had been bound, a cord wrapped around her throat, and she was strangled. There were bruises on her stomach and back from where Chris had pressed his knee into her, and at some point Nancy had suffered a blow to the head. When she was deceased, Nancy was covered with a towel and a Bible was place near her body. Toxicology later proved that Vicodin and Xanax had been in her system, but sources claim that these were her everyday medications…

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Frances Newton: Female Family Annihilator?

This case is a bit out of the ordinary. We talk about family annihilators all the time; this is when a parent, usually the father, murders his children and spouse. Sometimes the killer will then try to commit suicide, die with his family. What’s surprising about this case we’re talking about today is that the…

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The Wife Swap Murders

I just loved the series Wife Swap. They would take two moms from completely different walks of life and opposite parenting methods; the moms would switch families, and we would watch what happened. It really shouldn’t be a surprise than something crazy could happen to a family from the show, a few made the news.…

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