The Most Horrific Case of History

2020-07-23 13:26:40 Written by Nimra Noor

The most horrific case of history, when we read and write these words, We become mentally prepared to read or write about a brutal crime but in today's blogg, I am going to tell you about a case, whose brutality can not be described in just words. The criminal were not human, they were beast. They killed a mentally disabled woman in a horrible way that everyone trembled.

Without wasting your time, Here is detail about this murder.


Jennifer Daugherty


Jennifer Dughterty born November 8, 1979,

was daughter of Denise Murghy who remembered her:

“Jennifer was very easy-going, She liked to have fun. She was trusting. She became friend easily. She loved to dance and loved to sing.”

Jennifer was mentally disabled and had the capacity of a 12-14 year old girl. She was living a normal life until February, 2010. She recently told her family that she had a new group of friends in Greensburg, 10 miles away from her hometown Mount Pleasant. She made friends at a community center. 

The on the 10th February, she went to Greensburg. She had planned staying over there at a friend's apartment. She had to meet a doctor on next day.




Jennifer travelled down to Peggy Darlene Miller’s apartment. A number of Jennifer’s other so-called friends were there. They had a different plan for Jennifer. Actually, Angela Marinucci a friend of Jennifer, was angry about why Jennifer befriended her boyfriend. She started beating her. The other five member of group joined her and brutality began. These people were included in this group of six people:

Robert Loren Masters, Jr., age 36

Ricky Smyrnes, 23

Melvin Knight, 20

Peggy Darlene Miller, 27

Amber Meidinger, 20

Angela Marinucci, 17.

Their torture and abusing session lasted for 36 hours. They tied her up and forced her to drink oil, urine and nail vernish.

She was bound with Christmas light and beaten with a towel rack and a vacuum cleaner hose.

Then a member shaved her head and her face was painted with a nail polish.

Jennifer was raped by Knight. The group also forced her to write a fake suicide note.

Jennifer was stabbed in the hearts and lungs. Then, they slit her wrist with a knife. They stabbed around her neck and finally she died.


On 11 February, 2010 Jennifer body was discovered in a garbage can in a school parking.

After investigation, Police revealed that Jennifer had been killed by a group of her friends.

The group of six members pleaded guilty to the murder.

Knight and Smyrnes were sentenced to death and other were sentenced to life in prison.