The first school mass shooting in the U.S. is committed by a 16-year-old year girl.
Brenda Spencer's mugshot. January 29, 1979. Wearing her "lucky" hat.
Brenda Spencer goes to court.
"Does Anyone Like Mondays? The Brenda Spencer Murder Case" by Eric Hart
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An 11-year-old is accused of murdering two boys in the 1960s.
Several resources were used in the research for this episode including:
Gitta Sereny, The Case of Mary Bell (London:Pimlico), 1995.
Audio Clip: The Mary Bell Case. YouTube, uploaded by chewyisacat, March 7, 2013. https://youtu.be/moFhGzE_xRI
A bonus episode partially recorded at The Warfield Theater in San Francisco, CA. Making a Murderer's Dean Strang and Jerry Buting on their speaking tour "A Conversation on Justice".
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A young serial killer terrorizes South Boston in 1872.
The Autobiography of Jesse H. Pomeroy written by Himself Murder, serial killers, true crime, Jesse Pomeroy, Boston, Massachusetts