Children Murdered by their Parents in Custody Disputes

Man Drowns 3 Kids in Hotel Bathtub In Baltimore, Maryland, 41-year-old Mark Castillo apparently drowned his 3 young children in a bathtub at Inner Harbor Hotel. He was involved in a custody dispute with his estranged wife at the time. Court documents say he confessed to killing Anthony, 6, Austin, 4, and Athena, age two, in March. He pleaded not criminally responsible. (USA Today, 5-20-2008, 6A) … Continue reading →

Father Kills His Children After Domestic Violence Complaint

7-15-07 Police found 42-year-old Eric Robinson dead Sunday night, after searching for him on a domestic violence complaint made by his wife. Sadly, they also discovered the bodies of his 3 children, who had apparently been shot to death by Robinson before he turned the gun on himself and took his own life. Robinson had been estranged from his wife at the time of the incident. He was found shot-to-death in the Montgomery, Alabama house where his wife lived with … Continue reading →