58 – Khari Sanford
Police were called to the UW Arboretum, where Dr. Potter and Robin Carre were found in a pool of blood. Their killer was 18-year-old Madison West High School student Khari Sanford, who was their daughter’s boyfriend.
57 – Richard McNair
Richard McNair was convicted for murder and received a lengthy sentence. He managed to escape from prison three times and was considered one of American’s most wanted.
56 – David Jordan
In 2005, David Jordan went to the Tennessee DOT building where he shot his estranged wife along with several of her coworkers. 3 people died and 2 were injured. Jordan resides on Tennessee’s death row.
55 – Travis Reinking
4 people died and 2 were seriously injured when Travis Reinking shot up a Waffle House outside of Nashville, Tennessee in 2018. Reinking suffered from severe schizophrenia and law enforcement took his guns away prior to the incident. The father gave the guns back to his son a few months prior to the shooting.
54 – Peggy Johnson
A woman was found deceased in a cornfield in the Town of Raymond in 1999. It took 20 years for police to identify the victim and find her killer, Linda LaRoche, who was a registered nurse living in Cape Coral, Florida.
53 – Chai Soua Vang
Chai Vang unintentionally trespassed on private hunting land in northern Wisconsin. This led to an altercation and he claimed self-defense after shooting 6 dead and wounding 2.
52 – Rob Andrew
Brenda Andrew and boyfriend James Pavatt killed her husband, Rob Andrew, to collect on his $800,000 life insurance policy. Brenda, James, and Brenda’s two children fled to Mexico but were eventually captured. Brenda and James currently sit on Oklahoma’s death row.
51 – Colleen Slemmer
Colleen Slemmer thought she was being invited to the woods to smoke pot. Instead, she was tortured and murdered by her 18-year-old classmate Christa Pike, who is the only woman on Tennessee’s death row.
50 – The Zantops
Two extraordinary Dartmouth professors lost their lives when two high school students believed that killing them would lead to their dream future.