The autopsy of Mary was performed until nine days after death. Mary Phagan was investigated through an autopsy by Dr. Henry F. Harris. The official cause of death was Mary being strangled. Officer W.F Anderson saw a wrapping cord that was seven feet long and ¾ inch wide around Mary Phagan’s throat, which around the noose was a piece torn from Mary’s skirt. This type of strangulation was not the cause of her death, but the murderer had wrapped twine around her neck that cut into flesh.
Primitive forensic technology prevented the LAPD from determining the exact time of her murder. Her body was drained of majority of her blood; she had been brutally cut in half at the waist and her mouth sliced into a sinister smile. Her body was thought to have been washed to remove any evidence and she was found with her hands on her head and her legs spread open. Elizabeth Short is assumed to have bee forced to eat feces and was raped postmortem. Historians believe that the nickname “Black Dahlia” comes from the fact that Short often wore black clothing that complimented her fair skin and dark hair.
Relic hunters soon arrived at the Benders house and started taking everything. An estimated amount of 3,000 people were at the Benders land at once. Once word got out about the Bloody Benders people formed groups to search for any trace of the family, even authorities searched for more than fifty years and did not find anything leading to the Benders. Eventually, Ed York set a 1,000-dollar reward for any information leading to the arrest Benders. Thomas Osborn,
James Byrd Junior was murdered a year before this film was shot by three white supremacist who had dragged his body across town while he was still alive, only to dump his remains at a local African American cemetery. The racial tension in this town is very clear. The film is not like any other documentary that I have recently seen, it is shot in a very
In the year 1971, and body of a young woman was found in Sumter County, Florida under a bridge in Lake Panasoffkee. She was strangled to death with a man’s belt, that was still around her neck when they found the body. She was believed to be in her twenties, had no identification, and nobody ever came to claim the body. A few years later her body was exhumed so they could try to identify her. She had very extensive dental work, and they found that the “Watson-Jones” surgery technique had
The killer had cut her throat, severing her left artery, yet no other slashes or incisions had been made. (Welcome) Shortly after, just forty five minutes after Stride’s body was found in Dutfield’s Yard, Eddowes’ body was discovered in Mitre Square, within the City of London. Eddowes’ throat had been severed and her abdomen torn open with a deep, jagged wound. Her left kidney had been removed, along with a major portion of her uterus. The Stride and Eddowes murders were later referred to as the “Double Event“.
Mr. Hale finds the body of John Wright, who was murdered by his wife, Minnie Foster Wright. Minnie Wright’s husband abuses her, which is the motive to kill him. The story focuses on whether or not murder is morally acceptable in her case. After murdering her husband, Minnie Wright becomes freed from her abusive marriage. While uncovering the evidence with Mrs. Peters, the sheriff’s wife, Martha Hale and she discover an empty bird-cage that is clearly mangled and broken, which raises the question: What happened to it and the bird?
Even though some may say that the use of animal testing has contributed greatly to scientific research it isn 't really worth the risk and torture towards them. Animal testing is very cruel, it endangers the life of many animals just because some scientists want to make cosmetics and
The biggest discrepancy I see with Milke’s account of what happened is the bullets she found in the laundry. Milke said that she was doing laundry the day of the murder. However, it is very odd that Milke found the bullets in the laundry the day of the murder rather the day after. It is also very coincidental that she also took out a $5,000 life insurance policy days before the murder. In addition, Milke talked to both family and friends that she did not want to be a mother and asked other family members to take him.
During the past 10 years, one event that had the nation stunned was the missing two year old child Caylee Antony from Orlando, Florida. On July of 2008, Caylee’s grandmother called 911 to report that her granddaughter was missing and she believed her daughter’s car smelled like “death.” Police immediately became involved and interviewed Casey Anthony who led detectives through a web of lies and false statements. Ultimately admitting that she had not seen her daughter for several weeks. By December 2008 the skeletal remains of Caylee’s body were located in a wooded area near the Anthony home. Casey Anthony was arrested for first degree murder and one of the most televised trials of this century began to unfold before the world.
-“Miss Emily Grierson died, the whole town went to her funeral,” (Faulkner I). -“. . .But garages and cotton gins had encroached and obliterated even the august names of that neighborhood; only Miss Emily 's house was left,” (Faulkner I). -“And now Miss Emily had gone to join the representatives of those august names where they lay in the cedar-bemused cemetery.