Colin Campbell Ross

29 year old Colin Campbell Ross was convicted of the murder of 12 year old Alma Tirtschke. Colin Campbell Ross In the afternoon of December 30, 1921, Alma left her house in Melbourne, Australia to run a quick errand for her grandmother. She never came home. Her disappearance was reported to the police who, along … Continue reading Colin Campbell Ross

Weird Last Meals Series: Lawrence Russell Brewer

Lawrence Russell Brewer was born on March 13, 1967 in Lamar County, Texas. By 1998, Lawrence was no stranger to the judicial system. He had spent time in prison for burglary and cocaine possession. 49 year old James Byrd, Jr. spent the evening of June 6 at a party. He asked a friend for a … Continue reading Weird Last Meals Series: Lawrence Russell Brewer

Weird Last Meals Series: Ricky Ray Rector

Ricky Ray Rector was born on January 12, 1950 and grew up in Conway, Arkansas. He was an odd kid with few friends. His father was abusive and he suffered from a learning disability. On March 21, 1981, Ricky became angry when a friend was refused admission to the dance hall at Tommy's Old-Fashioned Home-Style … Continue reading Weird Last Meals Series: Ricky Ray Rector

Weird Last Meals Series: James Edward Smith

James Edward Smith was born October 19, 1962 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. James attended, but didn't finish college. In his late 20s, he worked as a tarot card salesman and taxi driver. He also claimed to be a voodoo priest. On March 7, 1983, James attempted to rob the Union Life Insurance Company in the … Continue reading Weird Last Meals Series: James Edward Smith

Weird Last Meals Series: Edmund Zagorski

Edmund Zagorski was born December 27, 1954 in Michigan. His family was poor. His father wasn't around and his mother suffered from a brain injury. Edmund had an intellectual disability and dropped out of school. When he met John Dotson in 1983, Edmund was going by the name Jesse Lee Hardin. He scheduled a meeting … Continue reading Weird Last Meals Series: Edmund Zagorski