12 Husbands Who Killed The Woman They Were Cheating With To Stay Out of Trouble

It's chilling to think about harming someone you once loved. But these married men who killed their mistresses did just that, all to avoid getting caught in a lie. For some, the reveal that their girlfriends were pregnant was enough to drive them to kill. For others, cold-blooded murder was their twisted solution to the problem of living a double life. The particulars of their cases may be different, but their stories are linked by desperation and brutality.

These husbands who killed their mistresses might seem like the stuff of horror movies. But as their sordid tales prove, they are all too real. From the soccer player who fed his mistress to his dogs to the man who murdered his lover with a hammer, their grisly crimes are represented here.

  • A Soccer Player Murdered His Former Lover And Fed Her To His Dogs

    Bruno Fernandes de Souza, a married Brazilian soccer player, murdered his former mistress, Eliza Samudio. De Souza had met her at a party, and Samudio ended up pregnant. He urged Samudio to have an abortion, but she refused, and she gave birth to a baby boy in February 2010.

    De Souza became enraged when Samudio took him to court for child support, so he abducted her. With the help of his wife, his cousin, and his then-mistress, she was tortured and killed. 

    He was convicted of killing Samudio, but he was released from jail in February 2017 on a legal technicality after serving less than seven years of his 22-year sentence.

  • A Marine Strangled His Mistress And Threw Her Body Down A Mine Shaft
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    A Marine Strangled His Mistress And Threw Her Body Down A Mine Shaft

    In June 2014, 27-year-old Marine Christopher Lee murdered his mistress, 19-year-old Erin Corwin. She was his neighbor, and the wife of a Marine herself. After strangling Corwin, Lee threw her body down a mine shaft. Investigators learned that Corwine was pregnant with his child.

    In November 2016, Lee was convicted of the murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

  • A Man Stabbed His Pregnant Mistress To Death Right Before Her Due Date

    Gregory Nelson Jr.'s wife found out that his mistress, Susana Cisneros, was pregnant with his child in March 2011, she threatened to leave him. Nelson stabbed Cisneros repeatedly, killing her and her unborn baby with a knife from the Chipotle where the two had worked together. Cisneros had been two weeks away from giving birth.

    Nelson fled from Virginia after the murder, but he was eventually arrested in Florida and confessed to the killings. He was convicted of first-degree murder, and in February 2013, he was sentenced to life in prison for the crime.

  • A Businessman Beat His Girlfriend With A Rock And Strangled Her To Death

    In June 2016, a wealthy Chinese factory owner named Peng murdered his mistress of three years, Ah Fang. According to Peng, he killed the young woman because she had threatened his wife and children, and she had insulted him after he refused to purchase a home for her brother. Peng hit his mistress in the head with a rock multiple times, and then he choked her to death.

    After killing Ah Fang, Peng tried to commit suicide by drowning himself in the ocean. But he changed his mind, and he went to a police station to confess to the murder.

  • A Former Cop Killed His Lover When She Refused To Have An Abortion
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    A Former Cop Killed His Lover When She Refused To Have An Abortion

    Chancy Jones was a married ex-police officer in Memphis, TN. He had an affair with a woman named Phyllis Malone, who said she became pregnant. Malone refused to abort their baby, and she threatened to tell Jones's wife about their affair. Jones shot Malone three times, killing her on September 8, 2008.

    The day after committing the murder, Jones reported to work, and was questioned about the killing. Eventually, Jones admitted to shooting Malone, and in June 2010, he was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to 24 years in prison. An autopsy revealed that Malone had not been pregnant.

  • A New York Man Beat His Mistress To Death With A Hammer

    In June 2007, 36-year-old Rosario DiGirolamo got into an argument with his mistress and the mother of his young son, Amy Giordano. Giordano wanted her married lover to choose her or his wife. DiGirolamo responded by striking the 27-year-old in the head with a hammer, killing her. He then dismembered Giordano's body and, with the help of a friend, dumped her remains in a pond in New York.

    DiGirolamo was convicted of the young woman's murder, and he was sentenced to 25 years in prison.