The following night, two of those same Family members plus one more murdered supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife at their home. It took the police several months to find out who was responsible for the murders. Manson and his family were actually arrested on the suspicion that they had vandalized part of Death Valley National Park. It was not until later that the police realized that Manson and his followers were responsible for the murders. On January 25, 1971, Charles Manson was found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy for directing the homicides of the Tate and LaBianca victims.
Serial Killers in America What defines a serial killer? A serial killer is a person who murders two or more people alone, over a period of one month. They usually have a cooling period between each murder, in order to perfect the next one. Serial Killers are people who “are… driven by instinct and a desire to kill” (Nature Vs. Nurture- The un-answered question), which usually lead serial killers to murder strangers. Grover Goodwin conducted a study that shows 90 % of the victims of serial killers are complete strangers to the killer and the majority of the serial killers are male.
The accused was defended by his own brother, Charles Ind, who was also gave insight into the family life in Woodland Park. Charles Ind stated, that many forms of abuse, including sexual, took place during their life together with Kermode Jordan and the negligence by their mother Pamela, thus giving reason to the murders. Evidence was brought forward from the night of the murders and the prosecutor stated: “whatever happened in that house, has been exagerated for one purpose, to get this defendant off as an excuse to kill.” The jury fas faced with the question, “is abuse really a reason for murder?” After several questionings and examination of evidence, the jury found the defendant guilty of first degree murders of Pamela and Kermode Jordan and the court sentenced Jacob Ind to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Ind was sent to Colorado State Penitentiary where he will spend his imprisonment in solitary
Murder is defined as the illegal taking of another human's life and is grounded in the intent of this action. Many murders occur at the time due to an increased passion of a situation; jealousy, anger, or a lapse in judgment that leads to someone else's death. In the case of serial killers, this is not about the passion of a onetime situation, it can be a compulsion that drives a person to kill over and over. The cause of this compulsion is motivated by mental illness, a sense of duty to a particular person or entity, or it is a way to release pent-up frustrations that the killer does not have the emotional capability to handle. This last one is the case for Edmund "Ed" Kemper III, also known as the Co-Ed Killer.
Furthermore, the Zodiac has been “directly linked to at least 5 murders in Northern California” (“Zodiac Killer Biography”). He would monitor the total number of people he has allegedly killed in the letters he would occasionally send (Newton 414). Even though he has confessed to murdering all those people it was never confirmed. The taunting letters and unthinkable body count
A motorcycle officer responding to screams coming from the apartment saw Sullivan’s body with a nylon stocking and two scarves around her neck. Lt. John Donovan tells reporters that “It’s quite apparent [sic] that this little girl was strangled.” The Boston Strangler killed 11 woman in and around Boston in-between he ages of 19 to 85. The Boston Strangler was first thought to be Albert DeSalvo because of how he was commit a crime before he was caught. DeSalvo
In this paper I will be applying the psychological theories to serial killer Ed Gein. Ed Gein was a prolific serial killer in the 1950’s. He murdered and robbed graves for body parts to make furniture and clothing. He was apprehended in 1957, where he stood trial and was institutionalized. Edward Theodore “Ed” Gein was born August 27th, 1906 to George and Augusta Gein.
In the Epic Beowulf, Grendel, the Monster, killed many people. Beowulf ended up killing Grendel by ripping his arm right off and him limping into the wilderness and died slowly. Grendels mother came back for revenge of the killing of her son. While all the warriors are sleeping from the party they celebrated for the killing of Grendel, Grendels Mother attack the Heorot Hall. After she attacks, she ended up running back to her cave where Beowulf finds her there and ends up killing her.
"Tha ' man 's gone and raped my Mayella and s 'only right that he face the 'lectric chair for what he 's done!" He alleges to have seen the attack on his 19 year old daughter, Miss Mayella Ewell. The trial consisted of Mr. Finch and Mr. Gilmer 's examinations of the witnesses, which included the local sheriff, Mr. Heck Tate, Mr. Ewell, Miss Ewell, and Mr. Robinson himself. Mr. and Miss Ewell both testified that Mr. Robinson raped Miss Ewell, while Mr. Tate, who only arrived later, testified to Miss Ewell 's injuries, including a black eye and many bruises. He stated, "[...] she was pretty bruised up when I got there, and she had a black eye comin '.
The prosecution elected not to demand the death penalty and replaced it with a life sentence. Not only did Court TV televise this historic case but also included other cable and network news outlets. A prosecutor from Los Angeles County, known as Christopher Darden, argued that Simpson murdered his ex-wife in a rage filled with jealousy. The prosecution displayed its case by playing a recording of a 911 call that Nicole Brown Simpson had made on January 1, 1989. Fear was expressed from Nicole that Simpson would physically abuse her and was easily heard yelling at her in the background.
Arthur J. Shawcross, a notorious serial killer, claimed to have had a very troubled childhood. Without facts to support, he alleges that he was sexually abused by his mother until he decided to run away in the ninth grade. Later, when Shawcross served in Vietnam, he claimed, although he had never served in combat, that he had beheaded a woman. Upon discharge from the U.S. Army, he returned to Watertown, New York. Arthur Shawcross would go on to murder fourteen year old, Jack Blake and eight year old, Karen Hill in 1971 and 1972 as well as eleven women from 1988 to 1989.
Mike LoRicco English F In Criminal minds season 10 episode 22 Protection Daniel "Danny" Lee Stokes is a schizophrenic serial-turned-spree killer and vigilante who appeared in Protection. In April 2014, Miriam was killed by a burglar, and Danny blamed Ruiz for committing the murder. Without Miriam, who influenced him in taking his medication, he put it off, began drinking, and lost his driver 's license. He went into a downwards spiral by stalking people and then killing them. Then Danny abducted Patricia and her daughter Malina and killed both of them.