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Resource ID: #13411
Subject: Crime
Source: Texas Monthly


Texas Monthly investigates the alleged, vicious stabbing by a Texas housewife of her five and six-year-old sons. The article explores the psychological drudgery of the suburban lifestyle and explains how boredom, isolation and disillusionment with the American dream drives some housewives to such heinous crimes as the murder of their own children. (October 1996)

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