All we ever think about children that they are adorable and the most precious gifts of god. We do hear about a child getting killed and abused almost every other day. It is disturbing to hear but, with every passing year these cases are increasing drastically. Another thing that terrifies me is the fact that there are cases where a young innocent child is responsible for taking the life of another!
While surfing the internet yesterday, I came across some of the most horrifying killers who were kids!
It is hard to believe that a child could commit spine-chilling crimes like this.
They were ten when they used to skip classes and pocket things from the stores in the mall. Just for fun, once they decided to mislead a four-year-old boy while he was waiting for his mother in the mall. They directed him to go outside, so that he gets knocked over by a vehicle. They then punched, kicked and abused the little boy. They did everything to terrify him and ended up sexually violating and finally killing him.
Smith was bullied because of his looks since his childhood days. He had long red hair and protruding ears due to the side effect of epileptic medicines his mother took during pregnancy. At the age of 13, Smith took out his frustration on a four-year-old named Derrick Robie and brutally killed him by dropping rocks on his head and sodomizing him with a stick until he was dead. Smith soon confessed and was sent behind the bars.
A nine-year-old girl came to play with Bustamante's little sister. Bustamante took her to the woods and stabbed her mercilessly to death just to know what killing someone felt like.
Who knew that while playing baseball a child could end up killing someone. Phillips, 14 had accidentally hit an eight-year-old girl Maddie with his baseball bat.This badly injured Maddie's eye following which Joshua panicked and drugged her into his house. Furthermore, he strangled her with a phone cord and hit her with his baseball bat to death. He then hid her body under his bed that her mother found out later. Although no one knows about his motives but, he was later taken on trial and sentenced to life imprisonment as the court didn't believe the story he told.
Dressed like a gunslinger Barry entered his Algebra class and ended up killing three people (two students and one teacher) in February 1996. He even held few students as hostage until his gym teacher arrived and took control of the whole situation. It is believed that Barry was suffering from some kind of mental issues that made him do this.
This teenager from Minnesota murdered his whole family with the help of an axe. Later, he arrived at the school as if nothing had happened. He was soon arrested for it.
Just a day before her 11th birthday, Mary strangled a four-year-old in an abandoned house. Later, Mary along with her 13-year-old friend kidnapped a 3-year-old and brutally murdered him. She even carved the letter M in his stomach. It was later found that Mary's family background was probably responsible for her behaviour. Her father was a criminal and her mother was a prostitute who used to engage her in sexual activities with men since the age of four. Mary was tried and was held until the age of 23.
These two teenagers stabbed an old woman to death and mentioned that it was something they would love to do it again. A movie named Fun was later made on their story.
Probably out of jealousy, 11-year-old Jordan shot his father's pregnant girlfriend, Kenzi Houk.
When her parents asked to stop seeing her twenty-three-year-old boyfriend, 12-year-old Jasmine with her boyfriend murdered her parents and younger brother. After the murder, two of them fled away to another town but, were soon arrested and put on trial.
Since his teen days, Young was obsessed with poison and used to perform various experiments with it on his family members. His stepmother soon died because of the poisonous tea she had been drinking. Young was later sent to a mental institute and was fund to be schizophrenic.
Claiming that he killed a girl while trying some wrestling moves on her at the age of 14, Lionel is the youngest person ever to be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.
Pomeroy initiated some of his cruel acts since he was just eleven. It is known that he would trap several children, strip and torture them by using knife and pins. He was later arrested and sent to a reform school but, was released after only a year. Later, he murdered and kidnapped a three-year-old girl Katie and supposedly killed a four-year-old boy too. Following this, he was taken on trial and was sentenced to life imprisonment.
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