The police officers waited in the hallway till Chase decided to leave his apartment on January 27, 1978 and once he opened the door, carrying a blooddrenched box, he was arrested. All the blood the police officers noticed on his shoes and jacket was reason enough to take him into custody, once the investigators analyzed Chase’s apartment they acquired a lot of convicting evidence like: a bloody blender,. 22 caliber pistol, along with lots of internal organs from some of his previous victims and to make matters worse Meredith’s wallet was found on Chase’s person; that resulted in Chase being charged with six accounts of first degree murder. In 1979, Chase’s trial began and the defense tried to elude the death penalty by pleading guilty to second degree murder and presenting Chase’s history of mental illness as a primary motive to his murders. However on May 8th ,the jury found Chase guilty of six first degree murders and was sentenced to the life penalty in the gas chamber.
When things didn’t go Ramages way he took action and did the worst thing possible. After helping out an old friend family, Ken Butler was brutally murdered. In his book Mark Smith asked his audience the question, will we have a different personality and outlook on life if we were forced to live in dangersome
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
On December 14, 2012 twenty first-graders and six educators were killed by a man who then killed himself. There are many conspiracy theories that pass the whole thing off as a hoax; when in fact, it was a very real situation. Peter Houlahan, a Newtown EMT, “Before Sandy Hook I looked at the world as a good place where bad things happen. Now I look at the world as a bad place where good things happen.” Many people have had an emotional and scarring reaction. Based on this EMT’s response, “But Connecticut 's public safety culture is changing, and with it, perhaps, the notion that emergency service workers are somehow immune to emotional injury,” it is directly shown how everyone involved is effected on a large
Kennedi Grismer Mrs.Davis College Prep English 4 April 2017 Columbine School Shooting Twelve kids and one teacher melancholy pronounced dead at a scene proclaimed the “Columbine Shooting” at Columbine High school in Littleton, Colorado. Men were disguised in ski masks, by the names of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Nobody knows exactly why they did it, but some spectators say it was to get revenge of when they got bullied in high school(History.com). “ I was just sitting at work, having my lunch break and something sparked my eye. I had heard that there were two seniors, that actually attended Columbine High School, had shot all of these people.
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. The main person he explains is Eric Harris, who killed over two-thousand students and faculty in a Colorado high school in 1998. He set off bombs all over the school and used a semi-automatic
This parting line reminds the audience that the Holocaust is a real and significant event, that other humans had to experience for themselves. Through Eliezer’s point of view, the audience sees his loss in humanity as he is constantly exposed to death, even losing his father to this tragedy. If banned by administration, the high school canon would lose an extremely valuable novel that combines a well-written and tragic novel that brings to light an example of the many injustices faced by the Jewish people during World War II. Therefore, Elie Wiesel’s Night is a work that acknowledges and honors the significance of the Holocaust in relation to humanity, passing on
Relationships, lies, murder, conviction. These are all aspects that come into play when talking about the January 13th, 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee. Adnan Syed, Hae’s 17-year-old ex-boyfriend was convicted of her murder in 2000. The problem with this is that the only evidence the state had to convict Adnan was the stories told by others, specifically someone named Jay who was with Adnan for some of the day Hae went missing and had possession of Adnan’s car and cell phone. He claims Adnan made him come pick him up after the murder was committed and assist him in burying Hae’s body.
In the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School and shot twenty-six people. Lanza was confirmed to be a player of violent video games. Violence in media can cause people to act aggressively and in inappropriate ways. For this reason, their exposure to violent movies, TV shows, and video games should be limited. People, especially children, reenact the media’s material, causing bullying, absent mindedness, and even school shootings.
Mental health care and gun violence meet at a very bumpy crossroad. According to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, “What we have seen – and a common theme among many of these mass shootings – is a theme of mental illness” (Flores). Adam Lanza, Seung Hui Cho, James Holmes, Elliot Rodgers, Aaron Alexis, and Dylann Roof: what do these six men have in common? They are all mass shooters that were diagnosed as mentally ill. All six of these men have failed to detect their illness and properly treat it. On April 16th, 2007, America was aghast by one of the massive school shootings to date.