Between The Crucible and The Rosewood Massacre they both depict the fear and hysteria among people, hatred toward one another, and the mass killings of innocent people. The Rosewood Massacre took place in a predominantly black town in Rosewood Central Florida on January 1, 1923. It all started when a white woman, Fanny Taylor, claimed she was raped by a black man in her home in a nearby community. Either way, people began to believe her story even though their was no evidence to prove her claim.
First, the victim was taken to a hospital for a rape examination and her clothing and bedspread were collected as evidence. The laboratory found sperm evidence in the rape kit, on the victim’s jumpsuit, and on a blanket, which matched Good’s blood type and one-third of the caucasian male population (Haynes: Circuit judge). This shows that there was evidence but not enough evidence to say it was Donald Good. Next, Good was convicted on the spot. Good spent more than seven years in jail for rape and murder has been exonerated because of a tainted testimony from a former State Police chemist.
My DNA Case focus on Li Yun (Lisa) Peng who was believed to murder her husband’s, Jim Peng mistress and son. The victims of the are 25 years old, Jennifer Ji and her five month old son, Kevin. That the crime scene, Jennifer Ji appears to be a victim of rape or attempted rape as her panty were pull down. Jennifer Ji was found dead from eighteen stab wounds and her son, Kevin, was wrapped in blanket dead. The strong piece of evidence was DNA found on the Jennifer Ji’s left arm from a bite wound.
He spent almost twenty years in prison before being exonerated through DNA testing” (Innocence Project). He was accused of raping a woman, named Penny Ann Beernsten, who happened to be jogging alongside a lake before being dragged into a wooded area and then assaulted. She identified Steven as the perpetrator because of his stunning resemblance to the actual rapist. The forensic mishap occurred when “a state forensic examiner testified that a hair recovered from a shirt of Avery’s was consistent with Beernsten’s hair but did not present qualifying information about the limitations of hair microscopy” (Innocence Project). Thus, with only an incorrect witness identification and a careless examiner’s presentation of hair microscopy, Steven was convicted of a crime that he did not commit.
The woman had bruises and cuts on her body. She was treated at the Lawnwood Regional Medical Center And Heart Institute. A tip from the Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers helped authorities find Clark. He lived one street away from the victim. Clark had a cut on his forehead, which he stated came from cutting trees.
People believed Ross Sulivan was the Zodiac due to his suspicious behavior and dress attire, also where he lived. Other people believe Earl Best was the true Zodiac because of his child’s book and his scar that is just too much like the Zodiac’s for it to be a mere coincidence. People have been studying the Zodiac for years trying to figure out who he really was but alas, no one has ever truly been proven guilty. Even though the Zodiac killer has never been caught for his 5 murders, in the grand scheme of things this is a miniscule amount, for according to pewresearch.org 62% of homicides and murders go
Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to have a serial killer on the loose? The Zodiac is a serial killer that terrorized all of California, and he claimed to have taken the lives of many innocent civilians through the letters he sent. While his identity remains unsolved to this day, investigators have many theories as to who it might have been. Although plenty of people believe the identity of the Zodiac Killer is Arthur Leigh Allen, others are convinced it is a few lesser-known suspects. Even though the Zodiac’s identity is still uncertain to this day there are some truths that investigators have confirmed.
He was found guilty because of a murder case of his friend Perry. The evidence that convicted James was three hair samples that found in James 's van, the RCMP said they were Harder 's. But before James’s arrest, he committed a crime along with his friend Perry. They were running a “chop shop,” they cut apart stolen vehicles and sold the parts. In November 1989, the police arrested both James and Perry.
Syed repeats his innocence by saying, “I had no reason to kill her” (Koenig Episode 1). Murder is the result of a violent drive or hatred from an individual. Adnan did not have this drive. Although many theories have led to the conviction of Adnan Syed, the insufficient evidence supporting his guilt lacked reason, consistency, and reliability leaving the possibility behind of a third person being involved, a serial killer.
The Christopher Vaughn case is a popular case in which ballistics and blood spatter aided in solving. Vaughn pleaded not guilty in court, and the defense stuck to the case that it was a murder-suicide case involving his wife. Paul Kish, a blood spatter expert assigned to the case, said that the evidence found at the crime scene did not correlate with Vaughn’s story. Vaughn’s blood was found in many different places; the center console, on his wife’s shorts, on the front and back of her seatbelt, and on the carpet between her shoes. Vaughn’s original statement did not mention the blood present on the seatbelt.
The Death of Anna Grace From the outside anna Garcia's house looks like any other house, but after looking closer we find a crime scene. The deceased body of Anna Garcia was found face-down in the hallway of her home. Pills, a tipped over chair, news paper, and a cup were found Many questions were raised what happened,who did it, and when. But the most important is how, how did Anna die.
The Atlanta Police Department and the FBI had formed a surveillance team. On May 22, 1981, the team was situated under the James Jackson Parkway Bridge over the Chattahooche River in northwest Atlanta. Around 2:00 a.m., the surveillance team heard a loud splash and observed an automobile driving slowly off the bridge. The vehicle was stopped, and was Wayne Williams was identified as the driver on the bridge. Two days following the incident on the bridge, the nude body of Nathaniel Cater was pulled from the Chattahoochee River, approximately 1 mile downstream from the James Jackson Parkway Bridge (Deadman, 1984).
Debbie Allen Is an American actress dancer, choreographer will all major dances like classical Ballet, Modern, African, Hip Hop and Jazz. Now she is currently teaching young dancers. At age 12 Debbie Allen audition at ballet school when she returned to her birth home in Texas. Auditioning for the school got denied just because of her skin color. When she got a second chance to perform a Russian instructor saw her talent of how a good dancer she is by a that the Russian instructor let her be is his academy .
Marlene Oltmanns was born in Perry, Oklahoma on November 1, 1935 to Emil and Alvina Beier (“In Memory of Marlene Oltmanns”) . Her parents had come to America from Germany to escape religious persecution and Marlene and her siblings became the first generation of her family to be born here in the United States. She was the sister of 8 other siblings and the house they lived in had no indoor plumbing until the late 20th century. She was raised to be a housewife, but she definitely did not grow up to be only a wife and mother. Marlene put her family first, but she also had a career and was very active in the community.