A notorious cult leader dies at age 83 in Bakersfield, California. Born on November 12, 1934, Charles Manson lived a life of crime. From a young age, he was living on the streets committing petty thefts for food and money. Charles Manson spent the next 32 year of his life going in and out of prison. During the late 1960s, the Manson Family rose from the depths. A cult made up of young drug addicts devoted their lives to Charles Manson. After brutally murdering several people, Manson was convicted of nine murders.
A Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office investigator on Tuesday outlined a motive for the Dec. 12 fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man along State Route 255 in Manila, saying three of the five suspects admitted to taking part in the shooting.
Do you ever wonder why someone turned out the way they are? Like Charles Manson, what exactly does it take to create a cult leader that kills innocent people? Charles Manson is currently 82 and serving a life sentence at Corcoran State Prison. He is facing charges of first degree murder of nine people and conspiracy. He was originally sentenced to death, but in 2012, California abolished the death penalty, so it was changed to life without parole. Since then Manson has been denied parole 12 times, the last time being in 2012. Manson’s mother and the childhood she gave him is identified as a main cause of his merciless behavior and life. He also is seen to have the mental illness of schizophrenia, and found himself in music, which inspired his crimes later in life.
Female college students and girls between the ages of fifteen and nineteen years old began disappearing at the rate of about one per month. On March 12, Donna Gail Manson, a nineteen-year-old student at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, left her dormitory for a jazz concert on campus but never arrived. On April 17, Susan Elaine Rancourt disappeared while on her way to a movie. These are just two of Ted’s victims, before his arrest on February 12, 1978, he admitted to at least 36 murders, but many speculate that he killed many more. As stated in (The Spokesman-Review, article “The Bundy Case”).
The Harlem Renaissance was a burst on African American’s expression of culture, arts, and writings throughout the 1920’s. It was in Harlem, New York, the movement allowed many African American poets, painters, musicians, authors and philosophers to express the beliefs in their people's culture. They wanted to be equal to white people so they showed that through their talents. Louis Armstrong was a key asset to the Harlem Renaissance due to his inspiring music and playing his instruments for African Americans people during this period.
The aftermath of a school shooting is tragic, depressing, and causes hatred for the lives lost and the person who took them. Everyone, especially the media, tries to interpret why the shooter killed their victims, or why they felt the need to end others’ lives and their own. How We All Miss the Point on School Shootings, by Mark Manson, explains what and why these mass shootings happen. He starts by using examples of shootings and the murderer’s past. This article has great viewpoints, use of argumentative reasoning, and shows what truly happens in the hallways of a school shooting.
Pedro Lopez , also known as “The Monster of the Andes”, was born on October 8, 1949 in Tolima, Colombia. He was known for being a serial killer for murdering about one hundred ten to three hundred young girls, and a rapist for raping about three hundred young girls in South America. He was also in the Guinness World Records for being the "most prolific serial killer". His mother, Benilda López De Casteneda, was a prostitute at about the age of twelve and his father, Midardo Reyes, was a member of the Colombian Conservative Party (something dealing with politics) where they lived in poverty and political violence. Lopez was the seventh child out of thirteen children. Before Lopez was born, his father had been trying to defend a grocery store from a wayward mob where
Bonnie and Clyde met January, 1930, in Texas. At this time, Bonnie Parker was 19 years old, and Clyde Barrow was 21. There is multiple stories of Bonnie and Clyde 's first meeting, but the most credible tells that Bonnie Parker met Clyde Barrow at the home of Clyde 's friend Clarence Clay in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of West Dallas. Clyde dropped by the house while Bonnie was cooking hot chocolate in the kitchen. Soon after they met, he was arrested for burglary and was sent to jail. Bonnie had smuggled him a gun, and he escaped. He was recaptured and was sent back to prison again. Clyde was later paroled in February 1932. He later rejoined Bonnie, and they continued their life of crime.
Imagine that you are taking a brief walk at night with your dog or by yourself and suddenly feel suffocated. The next thing you know, you have become the next victim of a gruesome sexual attack. However, you could never tell your tale because, at the lowest point of this heinous ordeal, you realize that your rapist will now turn into your murderer. This is the case of the Hillside Strangler, a story of two cousins, Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, and the brutal crimes they were charged with. There were witnesses who dare to testified against those brutal murders. The murders used the insanity plea as route to escape their destination in jail.
Dubbed the Valley Intruder or Night Stalker, Ricardo Leyva Munoz Ramirez famously known as Richard Ramirez, struck fear through the bones of many during his serial killing spree in the mid-eighties. Ramirez killed at least fourteen people in his spree while raping and torturing many more. His criminal beginnings turned to violence in June of 1984 with his first known slaying of 79-year-old Jennie Vincow. Vincow was sexually assaulted, stabbed and ultimately killed in her home. Authorities had not yet caught Ramirez after this brutal homicide, therefore he was free to continue his spree on countless more helpless victims. Ramirez used a wide variety of weapons like guns, knives, rope, handcuffs, a tire iron, machete and a hammer on his victims.
With the supernatural there are many things possible. Supernatural is very interesting but sometimes not be messed with. There’s different types Spirits, myths, ghost hunters, and “haunted locations.”
Steven Avery, born on July 9, 1962 was born and raised in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Avery’s parents, Dolores Avery and Allan Avery owned an auto salvage yard that Steven Avery worked at in his earlier years. Steven Avery and his family were not really liked in the town and mostly stayed to themselves. The Avery’s believed that the town’s people thought very little of them and always isolated them around town. At the age of 22, Steven Avery was wrongfully convicted of rape. Avery’s first incident with the law was when he was 18; March 1981, Avery was convicted of raiding a bar with a friend and sentenced to two years in prison. The sentence was stayed and instead Avery served ten months in the Manitowoc County Jail, he was placed on probation for
The late sixties and early seventies were mostly known as a time of overseas war and stateside flower power. Although for the Northern California communities, it was a time of fear and desperation. During this time a man, a psychopath really, was terrorizing the people with his deranged antics. This man was, and still is, one of the most well known and dangerous serial killers that the United States has ever produced. This man is the one and only infamous Zodiac Killer.
Alphonse (Al) Capone was born on January 17, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York and departed this life on January 25, 1947 at his home in Palm Island, Florida. He was surrounded by his family. Al Capone is survived by his wife, Mae Capone, son Albert Francis Capone, mother Teresina (Teresa) Capone, and siblings.
From a young age Charles Manson experienced neglect from his mother and his father, often times being left alone to fend for himself. Charles had the ability to manipulate people even