Aileen Wuornos Essay

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Aileen Wuornos was born February 29, 1956 in Rochester, Michigan to Leo Dale Pittman and Diane Wuornos. Diane had abandoned her children and was never brought up in their household. Her father Leo went to prison before Aileen was born. Leo was a child molester and a psychopath who later hung himself while serving a life sentence in prison after his conviction of kidnaping and raping a seven year old girl. Growing up, Aileen lived with her brother and raised by their grandmother (Biography, 2015). At the young age of eleven, Aileen and her brother Keith had learned that Lauri and Britta Wuornos were not their biological parents but, they were in fact their maternal grandparents. Aileen believed there had been five Wuornos children. Diane, the daughter of Lauri and Britta, who was the mother of Aileen and …show more content…

Police linked the victims together due to Carskadden’s body intact with nine .22 caliber bullets. In that same month another man 65 year old Peter Siems left Jupiter, Florida and headed to New Jersey. On July 4th 1990 his car had been found abandoned in Orange Springs Florida where Wuornos’s palm print was found on the interior door handle. A witness had seen Wuornos and her lover Tyria Moore abandoning the vehicle. Peter Siems’s body however has never been found (The Crimes | Crime and Investigation, 2014). On July 31st, 1990 50 year old Troy Burress from Ocala, Florida was reported missing. On August 4th 1990 Troy’s body was discovered in Marion County, Florida near State Road 19 where he had been shot twice by .22 caliber pistol. In that same location on September 12th 1990, 56 year old Charles Humphreys, a former state Child Abuse Investigator and former Chief of Police was found with six bullets in his head and torso and found fully clothed. His vehicle was later located in Suwanne County Florida (The Crimes | Crime and Investigation,

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