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Andrea Yates' Bone-Chilling Motive For Murdering Her Children

On the morning of June 20, 2001, Russell (Rusty) Yates went to work at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, where he was employed as an engineer. As reported by The Lancet, his wife, Andrea, stayed home with the couple's five children: 7-year-old Noah, 5-year-old John, 3-year-old Paul, 2-year-old Luke, and 6-month-old Mary. When Rusty returned home from work, he was horrified to learn that all five of his children were dead and that Andrea confessed to drowning them in the bathtub.

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    Andrea Yates' Chilling Motive For Murdering Her Children

    Andrea Yates' Chilling Motive For Murdering Her Children

    On the morning of June 20, 2001, Russell (Rusty) Yates went to work at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, where he was employed as an engineer. As reported by The Lancet, his wife, Andrea, stayed home with the couple's five children: 7-year-old Noah, 5-year-old John, 3-year-old Paul, 2-year-old Luke, and 6-month-old Mary. When Rusty returned home from work, he was horrified to learn that all five of his children were dead and that Andrea confessed to drowning them in the bathtub.

    What Happened To Convicted Murderer Andrea Yates' Ex-Husband, Russell Yates?

    What Happened To Convicted Murderer Andrea Yates' Ex-Husband, Russell Yates?

    In April 1993, Russell "Rusty" Yates married Andrea Yates. At their wedding, the devoutly religious couple revealed that they planned to have "as many babies as nature allowed" according to Forensic Psychology. They went on to have five children; Noah, John, Paul, Luke, and Mary, which they raised in Clear Lake City, Texas. However, having several children in a short period eventually took a toll on Andrea's mental health, and doctors diagnosed her with postpartum psychosis. On June 20, 2001, Click2Houston states that Andrea drowned all her children in the bathtub. Their ages ranged from 6 months to 7 years old.

    Where Is Convicted Killer Marybeth Tinning Today?

    Where Is Convicted Killer Marybeth Tinning Today?

    On February 4, 1986, Marybeth Tinning was arrested and charged with the death of her infant daughter Tami Lynne. As reported by the Radford University Department of Psychology, the infant was smothered to death. Tinning was ultimately convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. Although she was only charged and convicted in one murder, she is suspected of being responsible for the deaths of all of her children.

    The Disturbing Murder Spree Of British Nurse Lucy Letby

    The Disturbing Murder Spree Of British Nurse Lucy Letby

    The human body produces insulin naturally, but in 2018, Dr. Stephen Brearey noticed there was not nearly enough C-peptide — an amino acid — accompanying the extremely high levels of insulin reported in Child F's bloodwork. Brearey, a consulting pediatrician, was part of an internal investigation into a sudden and alarming uptick in premature infant mortality in the neonatal ward at Countess of Chester Hospital in England from June 2015 to June 2016. Child F nearly died, and its twin, Child E didn't make it. With the insulin-C-peptide connection, Brearey's mind was made up: Child F was poisoned with insulin, but why, and by whom?

    The True Story Of Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos

    The True Story Of Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos

    In 1991, a 35-year-old illegal sex worker from Michigan shattered a long-held myth about serial murder when she confessed to killing seven men in Florida over the course of a year. For decades, the gruesome crimes of such repeat killers as Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, and David Berkowitz seemed to establish a basic profile of the serial killer as white, often motivated by sexual dysfunction, and exclusively male. Aileen Carol Wuornos proved that serial murder is an equal-opportunity terror.

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