Marie Pasos
Born ca. 1893

February 15, 1929(1929-02-15) (aged 35)
New York City, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Spouse(s) Jose Pasos
Attack information
Date February 15, 1929
11 a.m.
Location(s) New York City, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Illuminating gas

Marie Pasos was an American who gassed her six children and herself in New York City, United States on February 15, 1929.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]


  • Celia Pasos, 13, her daughter
  • Beatrice Pasos, 11, her daughter
  • Joseph Pasos, 10, her son
  • Felia Pasos, 4, her daughter
  • George Pasos, 4, her son
  • Alfred Pasos, 1, her son

See alsoEdit

  • Louise Nicosia, a woman who gassed her six children and herself in New York City in 1940.


  1. Kills 6 children and herself by gas, The New York Times (February 16, 1929)
  2. New York Woman, six children die from gas fumes, Florence Morning News (February 16, 1929)
  3. Mother tucks six children in bed, turns on the gas, The Waco News-Tribune (February 16, 1929)
  4. Mother asphyxiates six children, self, The San Bernardino County Sun (February 16, 1929)
  5. Tired mother of six kills brood and self by gas, LeMars Semi Weekly Sentinel (July 5, 1929)
  6. Family of six found dead from gas, Syracuse Journal (February 15, 1929)
  7. Mother kills her six children and herself, St. Petersburg Times (February 17, 1929)
  8. Gas kills mother, six children, Spokane Daily Chronicle (February 15, 1929)
  9. Makes sure 6 children are asleep, mother turns on gas and dies with them, Brooklyn Daily Eagle (February 15, 1929)
  10. Segrave, Kerry: Women Serial and Mass Murderers - Profiles of 85 Killers Worldwide, 1580-1990; McFarland & Company, 1992. ISBN 9780899506807
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