Verity Beck: Daughter accused of murdering and dismembering her parents for no apparent motive

When Justin Beck arrived at his parents’ home on Jan. 17, 2023, he intended to check up on them as he hadn’t seen or heard from them in a week — but he instead encountered a grizzly and unfathomable scene, according to a CBS report.

A statement from the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office alleged that 49-year-old Verity Beck, from Norristown, Pennsylvania, shot her parents in the head and then attempted to dismember them with a chain saw.



A glimpse into the horrific crimes of women who kill, cases new and old. How do they differ from their male counterparts? Who were they before they were killers? Why is society’s attitude different towards female killers than it is to men? Come along into the darkness!

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Lavinia Thompson

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.