Seventeen-Year-Old Amelia Sookdeo of Florida murdered by Dane Patrick Abdool because he believed her to be pregnant with his child and he didn’t want a baby standing between him and another girlfriend. Abdool lured Sookdeo to a remote area where he poured gasoline on her and set her on fire. He had earlier paid two teenage boys $400 to kill her. Abdool was convicted of her murder and given the death penalty in 2008.
The Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Florida, May 13, 2008