He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people? Ronald Gene Simmons was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 15th, 1940, to Loretta and William Simmons. Ronald’s father passed away on January 31st, 1943, just five months and a few days prior to his son's third birthday. His mother married not to long after to a man named William D. Griffen, who was a civil engineer for the U.S
He had attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan while he was with his attendants, three of which had been shot. Hinckley had shot six bullets out of his .22-caliber bullet at the President when he had come out of the hotel he was staying in. Not only did he pierce Reagan's lung, but he had also hit James Brady, Press Secretary, in the head leaving him with permanent brain damage. President Reagan had stayed in the hospital for 12 days before returning to the White House. (1982 Hinckley Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity) The prosecution argue that Hinckley suffered from "personality disorders" which affect five to ten percent of the population, but the defense saw the same evidence as demonstrating Hinckley's severe mental illness.
Mello invested thirteen long years, totaling twenty six judges just to prove Mr. Spazinao’s innocence. He also highlighted on the case of Theodore (Ted) Bundy, “the serial sexual murderer suspected of raping and then killing dozens of young women during the 1970s.” After turner over this case to someone else, he was left with the feeling that he failed Bundy’s wife and
By 1982, Kaczynski's bombs became more destructive. A secretary at Vanderbilt University and a professor at the University of California at Berkeley both sustained serious injuries from Kaczynski's explosive packages. After a pause of several years Kaczynski resumed his bombing campaign. His first fatality occurred in December 1985, when a computer store owner was killed by a device placed outside his shop. Over the next decade, Kaczynski would send numerous other bombs, resulting in two more deaths and many more
Peter steals several hundred thousand dollars from his company with a computer program that was supposed to take a fraction of a penny from every transaction. The second he looked at how much he actually stole, he feels wrong about it and wants to turn himself in. He writes a confession letter and puts it in his boss's office, but conveniently the building burned down before he got to read it. Meursault shot a man to death, he fired six bullets into the man. Even up to his court hearing, he still couldn't understand what he did was
At age 24 in December of 1900, Susan Glaspell, a legislative reporter for the Des Moines Daily News at the time was employed to cover the highly sensationalized murder of John Hossack. His wife Margaret Hossack had been the prime suspect and was in fact convicted of the crime and sentenced. However, one year after her incarceration, her conviction was over turned and the second trial in 1903 resulted in a hung jury. She was never retried and the case remains unsolved to this day. After the case ended Susan Glaspell quit journalism to pursue a career in fiction.
When Paul starts to get confused on how Luis’s death was caused, he researched the situation and realized that, “Luis had been killed by Arthur Bauer on Tuesday, but it had taken six days for him to die. That shot from the blackjack had been just as deadly to Luis as a shot from a gun” (247). This affected Paul since Luis was not only a friend of Paul, but somebody Paul looked up at. When Luis confronted Arthur and Erik to speak up for Tino whom Erik had punched, he said, “You would smack a little kid in the face, right? Why don’t you come over here and try to smack me?” (211).
In the film The Forgotten Plague by Chana Gazit, the story of a disease that usually resulted in death unfolds. Beginning in the early 19th century a disease named consumption swept the American nation, killing “one in seven of all the people who had ever lived”. This was devastating for the country and caused many people to travel towards the south and also to the west in hopes of a cure. After being told that he had consumption, Edward Trudeau (a young physician) traveled from New York City to the Adirondack Mountains in New York in 1873. He went there to spend his last days on earth in nature.
Weeks went by, then years, Jermaine then turns to the habit of drinking. All day, every day he would just drink, drink, and drink. After a couple of years, he would murder his son. An addict on drugs, he then would commit suicide that same day. His final words were expressed on paper.
Burning! A week ago, a tax collector who lived next door to us had his house burned down! (gilderleherman.org) My best friend lived with the tax collector, who was her father! Her whole family is moving to Rhode Island to escape some of harassment, but who knows how far the Liberty Boys will go? I hate this tax!
Furthermore, he had $34,000 in back taxes. In 2009, he set his house of fire committing arson and insurance fraud. What made the case weird was that he climbed out the house in scuba gear claiming he needed it to breathe. Marin had intentionally wanted to commit insurance fraud by collecting the fire insurance payout for his burned home. When sent to court in Maricopa County he was found guilty of arson and the sentence could have been 10 to 20 years.
Major Nidal Malik Hasan, born and primarily raised in Arlington County, southwestern Virginia, is convicted of shooting 13 people to death, including one civilian, and injuring 32 others in the Fort Hood mass shooting on November 5, 2009. After a long period of trials, Hasan finally admitted his shooting and in the end of the story he was executed on August 28, 2013. Nidal Malik Hasan was born in September 8, 1970 in Virginia. His parents were immigrated to the United States from Palestine. Hasan was raised in this Muslim family along with two younger brothers.
The first homemade bomb exploded at a university in Chicago in 1978. Although, not known as the Unabomber yet, his antics continued sporadically over the next seventeen years. In the FBI case file, it stated that along the way, he sowed fear and panic, even threatened to blow up airliners in flight. This home grown terrorist was the worst in American history. After reading this summary, you will have a clear understanding of the sheer terror that Theodore (Ted) Kaczynski cause for over a decade in America.
The man‒ coincidentally named Ronald‒ said in his trial that the song was describing his own life. This was not taken seriously in court, and the man received a 50 year sentence; Slipknot’s “Wait and Bleed” was front and center at a school murder
William Martinez was awarded $3 million by a Georgia jury in 2012. He was a 31 year old who complained to chest pain that could be felt radiating through his arm. He went to a cardiologist’s office where the cardiologist said he was at “high risk” of having a heart disease. A nuclear stress test was scheduled to be 8 days later. On the day before his test, Martinez engaged in sexual activity (a threesome) and died during the experience.