Myra Hindley and her partner Ian Brady are considered to be one of the most evil couples in the UK .
For their involvement in the Moors Murders, where they raped and murdered five children. In 1961, at the age of 18, Hindley met Ian Brady and was instantly infatuated by him, and he had a huge influence on her life.
Brady had a fascination with the Nazis, and they spent the early stages of their relationship fantasizing about committing robbery before they settled on murder.
To test her blind love for him, he informed her about his plans to rape and murder someone and she went on with it.
16-year-old girl Pauline Reade was the first victim of this gruesome crime.
Soon afterward they claimed other victims who were minors, John Kilbride, Keith Bennett, Lesley Ann Downey, and Edward Evans. Their killing spree came to an end when Hindley’s brother-in-law witnessed Edward Evans’ murder and reported them to the authorities. Brady also told him where the other bodies were buried, Saddleworth Moor.
During the trial in 1966, Brady was found guilty of three murders, whereas Hindley was found guilty of two murders.
They were both sentenced to life. In 2002, Myra Hindley died of respiratory failure, while Ian Brady died in 2017 due to natural causes.
CARIL ANN FUGATE
Fugate lived a fairly normal life with her family in Lincoln, Nebraska, but things took a turn for the worst when 13-year-old Fugate was introduced to Charles Starkweather who was 5 years older than Caril.
She fell for Starkweather’s charm and was soon following him everywhere. After meeting Starkweather, she came home one night to find her stepfather, mother, and infant half-sister killed by him.
Instead of reporting Starkweather to the authorities, Fugate stayed by his side, and they decided to flee the scene and drove from Nebraska to Wyoming.
While traveling to Wyoming, six people were murdered by the couple. Fugate maintained her innocence in all the killings claiming that she was only guilty of holding a gun on a high school couple who Starkweather robbed.
On the other hand, Starkweather claimed Fugate killed one of the high schoolers. In 1959 the couple was arrested.
Starkweather was found guilty of the murders and was sentenced to execution on an electric chair. Fugate was sentenced to life in prison and was later released on parole after seventeen years. She later died in 2013.
Christa grew up in a troubled home where her mother partied a lot while her father was absent in her life leading to Christa being raised by her grandmother.
Later on, she joined the Job Corps, where she met her lover Tadaryl Shipp,at the age of eighteen years, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Christa converted to satanism like her lover who’d been a satanist since the age of 9. Pike was very possessive and obsessive over Shipp. It felt like she was competing for her lover’s attention against Colleen Slemmer, even though that wasn’t the case.
On the night of January 12, 1995, Pike, Shipp, and their friend Shadolla Peterson lured Slemmer to the woods with promises of marijuana.
As soon as they were in the woods, the three ganged up on Slemmer and attacked her with a meat cleaver and box cutter brought by Pike. Pike began cutting Slemmer with the boxcutter at least 300 times over 45 minutes.
Shipp carved a pentagram on Slemmers abdomen while she was still alive. Slemmer pleaded for her life, but all was in vain. Pike beat her on the head with a piece of asphalt, crushing her skull.
She felt proud of her murder and carried a piece of Slemmer’s skull as a trophy. When questioned over her involvement in Slemmer’s murder, she displayed no sign of remorse or guilt. She in fact, happily recounted the events of that night.
Sanderson received six-year suspense for her involvement while Shipp was sentenced to prison. Pike received a death sentence and is currently on death row awaiting execution.
ROBIN LEE ROW
Robin, a mother of two children, Joshua and Tabitha, from her past marriage, met Randy Row and got married. She was seen as a good businesswoman, but at home, she was a mean person.
Constantly arguing with her husband Randy over her spending habits led her to spread false rumors that her husband was physically abusive towards her.
Joan McHugh, her close friend, believed her and let her stay in her apartment. At around 3.00 am on February 10, 1992, McHugh awakened Robin on the grounds of intuition that something terrible was happening in her house.
They rushed to Robin’s house to find emergency vehicles on her house. She soon found out her husband and children had died in the house fire.
Suspicions arose during the investigation as they discovered the fire was intentionally set downstairs.
The lead investigator noted that while speaking to Robin she lacked empathy and emotions for someone who had just lost her family. Before getting close to the house, Robin told McHugh the house was on fire though they couldn’t see smoke.
The smoke detectors didn’t raise an alarm due to circuit breakers were off. It was also discovered that Robin had been stealing money from bingo proceeds and she was arrested for grand theft.
After her arrest, it was discovered that Robin had taken insurance policy on her family members totaling $250,000 and that in 1980 she had a six-year-old child named Keith who died in a cabin fire with an insurance policy of $28,000.
She was later charged with murder and found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder. She was sentenced to death, currently awaiting execution in prison.
Piper’s was great until 1999 when she started drinking making her a terrible lawyer, wife, and mother. Her husband, Fred Jablin, soon discovered she was having an affair with a doctor from another town and divorced her.
Her husband left for Richmond with the children, leaving her in Houston. After her divorce, she started taking shooting practices on the firing range. On October 30, 2004, Piper booked a hotel room under her sister’s identity and was seen with a blonde wig, and was socially awkward not making eye contact with anyone.
On the same day, Piper implemented her revenge by hiding behind Fred’s van as he went to collect the morning newspaper Fred asked who was there when he heard na noise, and her ex-wife came out saying’ You know who it, Fred’ before shooting him.
She then made her escape to Houston. Piper thought she had the perfect murder plan but she left evidence left and right.
She practiced shooting, she bought two wigs, one blonde and the other red, using her sister’s identity.She used a rental car, her children identifying their mother’s voice, and her constant use of the phone, which enabled GPS tracking. Later on, Piper was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment plus 60 years.
In 2005, an eleven-year-old Richardson started dressing up in black outfits making everyone scared of her.
The reason for this sudden change was her interest and admiration in the goth group at school. In 2006, she met 23-year-old Jeremy Allan Steinke,at just 12 years, and they began their relationship.
The parents cut off the relationship and the two communicated online. Soon Richardson began talking about a plan that involved her killing her family to her lover through email.
On April 22, 2006, her lover Steinke allegedly broke into Richardson’s home, his face covered with a ski mask. Richardson’s mother, Debra, heard shuffling downstairs she went to the basement where Steinke was waiting and he stabbed her vigorously to her last breathe.
Marc, Debra’s husband rushed to the basement as soon as he heard the screams. He armed himself with a screwdriver to fight off Steinke but he stabbed him to death. The lovers went to Richardson’s 8-year-old brother and Jasmine stabbed him in the chest, and Steinke slit his throat.
The logic behind Jacob’s killing was that he was too sensitive and they didn’t want him to be without his parents.
Jacob’s year old friend was the one to discover the bodies the next morning when he peeped through the window. When the police arrived they noticed a family member was missing and they knew it was a missing person’s case.
Upon further investigation, she was identified as a murder suspect after the police discovered a drawing illustrating her murderous plan. Richardson and her lover were found 130 km away from the crime scene.
They were charged with three murders and in 2007 she was tried and found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder and was sentenced to 10 years in prison she was released in May 2016. Her lover is still in prison.
Lisa Marie Montgomery was born on February 27, 1968, and in 2004, the mother of four strangled a 24-year-old pregnant Bobbie Jo Stinnett before carving the baby out of the mother’s abdomen, leaving her to bleed to her death.
The police found her with the baby, trying to pass it as her own. The baby was then returned to the father.
On investigation, it was discovered that Lisa had a gruesome childhood with a history of sexual abuse from her father, relatives, and even her father’s friends.
She underwent so much horrendous torture, leading to traumatic brain injury among many mental disorders. In 2007 Montgomery pleaded guilty o her crimes and was sentenced to death. She was executed by lethal injection on January 13, 2021.