That left the last married daughter of the family, Mary Gibbs. She had also fell apart like the rest of her family. Once it hit the six-week mark, Mr. Gibbs ordered an autopsy, Jane tried her best to prevent it. Later on, the Cops got involved and found out that Mrs. Gibbs was poisoned with morphine and atropine. Jane finally gave up after her last victim and confessed.
On August 9, 1969, the plan was set in motion. Melter did not live in the house anymore; actress Sharon Tate and her husband lived there, but he was gone and she had friends there. As the group of four was waiting to enter the house, a friend of Tate’s gardener drove up. They saw him and immediately shot and killed him. Three of them then went inside the house; Linda Kasabian was the driver of the getaway car.
Mary Sullivan was a 19-year-old who moved to Cape Cod to Boston where she rented an apartment at Beacon Hill. In 1964 she was found raped and strangled at her apartment in a few days of her arriving in Boston. She was found by her two roommate’s that came home from work at the Filene’s, as they walked in the apartment they saw Sullivan sleepy on the bed and decide to let her sleep. As the day went on they tried to make dinner to rouse her and it was then they realized she was died. A motorcycle officer responding to screams coming from the apartment saw Sullivan’s body with a nylon stocking and two scarves around her neck.
It really depends on the child and their capacity to recall and identify events and people. The most famous case I know where a child witness was the key witness was the Lester Street Murders in Memphis, TN. On March, 2008, Jessie Dotson went to 722 Lester Street, where his brother, Cecil, lived with his girlfriend and their children. Jessie killed four adults were multiple gunshot wounds, killed two children, ages 2 and 4, who were beaten and stabbed. Three other children, one just 2 months old, also were beaten and stabbed, but survived the attack.
Also known as the “Genesee River Killer” Shawcross killed 11 women and 2 children before being sent to prison for life. He was sent to prison for the murder of 8 year old Karen Hill in 1972. Although police were sure that he had murdered young Jack Blake as well they were unable to convict him on this crime due to lack of evidence. Although sentenced to 25 years he served less than 15 years before being released. Once he was released, Shaw returned to his murderous ways, and by the time of his capture in 1990 he had killed a further 11 women.
The Beltway Snipers were a series of coordinated shootings that took place over three weeks in October 2002 in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Ten people were killed and three other victims were critically injured in several locations throughout the Washington D.C., metropolitan area and along Interstate 95 in Virginia. The rampage was perpetrated by John Allen Muhammad (then aged 42) and Lee Boyd Malvo (then 17), driving a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan. Their crime spree began in February 2002 with murders and robberies in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida,Georgia, Louisiana,Texas, and Washington which resulted in seven deaths and seven injuries, bringing the ten-month shooting spree total to 17 deaths and 10 injuries. The first killing was on October 2 2002 at 5:20 p.m. A victimless shot was fired through a window of a Micheal Craft STore in Aspen Hill, About an hour later, at 6:30 p.m., James Martin, a 55-year old program analyst at NOAA, was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Shoppers Food Warehouse grocery store, located in Glenmont.
Abstract On July 23, 1995, Janet Downing was found stabbed to death in her Somerville, Massachusetts home. With strong compelling evidence and creditable eyewitness testimony, Edward O’Brien was arrested for Downing’s murder. O’Brien was only fifteen years old and good friends with Downing’s son Ryan at the time of the murder. The first initial hearing judged that O’Brien would be tried as a juvenile, however this judgment would later be reversed. At a second hearing, a new judge ordered O’Brien to be tried as an adult, based on the severity and cruelty of his crime.
The O.J. Simpson Case was a murder case held at the Los Angeles County Superior Court where this formal football player and actor was on trial for two counts of murder as a result of the June 1994 incident involving the death of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and one of her friend at the time. This friend was known as Ron Goldman, a restaurant waiter. Nicole Brown and O. J. Simpson, lovers that got married on February 2, 1985, after he had been retirement from playing in the NFL five years ago. They had two children, Justin Ryan Simpson and Sydney Brooke Simpson.
On December 18, 1992, a minor was arrested and charged with first degree murder of his parents and was sentenced to life in prison. Jacob Ind, 15, a high-school freshman from Woodland Park, near Colorado Springs was arrested for brutally murdering his mother Pamela and step-father Kermode Jordan in the evening of December 17, 1992. The incident took place in the family home some time before midnight. The boy stabbed and shot the deceased couple multiple times in the torso and the head, with a .357 caliber revolver, which belonged to Kermode Jordan. It is believed he had an accomplice but the person has not been identified yet, thus making Jacob the prime suspect.
He signed his letters with his symbol, which was a circle with a plus sign over it. Although several suspects have been identified, the cases involving the zodiac killer have never been solved. The Zodiac killer claims to have murdered more than 37 victims, but only seven have been identified two of who survived the attacks. Five murders have been directly linked to the zodiac killer. The first murder involved a 17-year-old male and his 16-year-old girlfriend who were shot dead near their car at a secluded location on Lake Herman port.