Officer Tippet pulled his patrol car over, got out and moved towards Oswald. Officer Tippit didn’t realize who he was confronting. J.D. Tippit moved over to Oswald who was standing on the curb. Before the officer could do anything Oswald pulled out the handgun and shot Officer Tipplet several times in the chest.
They decided to call the police and report a kidnapping to arrest Bryant and Milam. Three days after their arrest, Robert Hodges called the police to report something that looked like knees in the Tallahatchie River. When the police arrived and retrieved the body, they saw that it was mutilated and decomposed. The body had swollen to almost half its normal size. One side of the forehead had been crushed and an eye was bulged out.
He took the nineteen-year-old to his family home where they each drank an excessive amount of alcohol. After they spent a lot of time together, Hicks attempted to leave but instead, Jeffrey Dahmer hit Steven Hicks over the head with a ten pound dumbbell (crimemuseum.org) . “[He] admitted to killing him because he didn’t want him to leave. (crimemuseum.org).” To get rid of Steven Hicks’ remains, Dahmer dismembered him, put them in plastic bags and buried them behind his parents’ house. Later, Dahmer crushed the bones and scattered them across the yard (biography.com).
Anyway, he whacked every window out of the Finch boy’s car.’” (Stanley Basca to Elvis) (page 84) This passage from a trial scene, shows that Not only did Davy have no remorse for killing the two young men, he actually lured them to his home where his family slept unknowing. So, the reader is led to feel sympathetic towards a man who destroyed someone’s vehicle, lured criminals to his family home where his kid brother and sister slept, and then he shot the two boys in front of his eleven-year-old brother. Shooting Basca and Finch was all premeditated. Ruben states “Somehow he was holding the little Winchester he’d carried in the timber that afternoon. And holding it comfortably.” (page 49) Not only did Davy bring the gun to bed with him, but had the gun loaded and ready to go before the light was switched on to see who was at the door.
Yesterday, on May 31st, 1924, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. confessed to the murder and kidnapping of 14-year-old Bobby Franks for ransom money and the thrill of the experience. Bobby was first abducted when walking home from school north on Ellis Avenue and he was found dead the next morning. When walking he saw his cousin Richard driving passed who offered him a ride home and to talk about his tennis racket as the Frank’s family loved Tennis. The cause of death was suffocation despite having head trauma after receiving multiple blows with a chisel, causing a large gash to form on the back of his skull. Though he did not die immediately, Bobby did end up dying on the way over to the drop site.
On 092316 at around 2352 Hrs., Officers responded to a shooting at 3222 Selma Ave. Kenneth Cook ( DOB 030172 OLN - 081055483) was found in the front of the residence with a bullet wound through his left leg. Cook stated that he was going in the back door when he was approached by two males. One was wearing a mask and he could not describe the second suspect. Cook said that he was afraid of a robbery and threw a cup of liquor at the suspects. The suspects then shot 2-3 times, striking Cook once.
Soon after he was released, he got arrested again for sexually fondling a 13 year old boy. He only managed to get a 5 year probation because he convinced the judge he needed therapy. Along with murder, Jeffrey was charged with necrophilia and cannibalism. He committed necrophilia on 3 victims; Raymond Smith. Errol Lindsey and Oliver Lacey.
Serial killers are one of the most hair-raising and intriguing topics. Dennis Rader is a famous serial killer that was around in the 1970’s. Rader was born February 9, 1945 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Ever since his childhood, he had a few signs of being a killer. Before he was put into prison, he had murdered ten people.
Williams who admitted to having at least 20 criminal convictions told police he had information about the Carter murder. Williams gave a statement to the homicide detective and two assistant D. As’. He claimed he and a woman nicknamed “Popeye” were in the park the night of the crime. William said he heard a woman scream and saw from a distance of 35 to 40
In 2015, 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was brutally murdered because of gang retaliation. Tyshawn’s father is a high ranking member of a rival gang; whom they had supposedly shot the brother and mother in a car of one of the suspects. The initial retaliation of Lee was to kidnap him and cut off his ears and fingers. Instead Lee was led off the playground by (witnesses say) (LINK 9) a man. After luring the boy off the playground with bribery of buying him something from the store, one of the three suspects named Boone-Doty led him to an ally.
This was a violent feud between two rival criminal gangs, Richmond and Fitzroy that lasted for several months. In 1918, a robbery was planned out with the Fitzroy and Richmond gang working together. 3 people were arrested in this incident and the Fitzroy gang were suspicious that someone had told the police. They were also unsatisfied by the money that was split between them and decided to drug and rob Dolly. Squizzy was arrested for a shooting incident and sentenced to 18 months in jail.
Charged in the murder of a local boxing legend, Tycorion Davis, 18, was arrested after a Crime Stoppers tip helped to put him behind bars. Former boxer O 'Neil "Supernova" Bell died as a result of a random street robbery, and police are seeking four men accused of his murder. The robbery occurred in southwest Atlanta after O 'Neil Bell stepped off a bus, right before the day of Thanksgiving. As a result of the robbery, Bell died when he attempted to fight back, and they left another person injured. Investigators of criminal law have called it an opportunistic crime, and police put out surveillance footage to solve the case.
The bodies of a sixteen year old Leslie Arnold’s parents were found buried in their house’s backyard of Omaha, Nebraska after he confessed to the police about the killings. On September 27th, 1958, Leslie had into an argument with his parents over their family car. This led him to brutally shooting his parents and burying their bodies in a shallow grave behind their home. His parents were William Arnold, a 42 year old manager and his wife Opel who was about 40 years at the time of their death. Arnold and his 11 year old brother even stayed in the home alone since that time.
Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter, killed fifty eight people who had gathered along the Las Vegas strip for a music concert before shooting and ending his life. A statement from his brother to reporters stated that their father at some point was featured in the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Patrick Hoskins Paddock, their father got arrested in 1960 after robbing banks and was served with a 20 year jail term. Eight years while serving his term in jail, he managed to escape and was on the run until 1978. Reports provided by the FBI stated that he was to be considered harmful to the society (Kutner, Max).