Rock v. Arkansas was a case, which took place in 1983. The defendant, Vickie Lorene Rock, was charged with manslaughter. She was convicted of killing her husband in July 1983. The defendant was unable to remember everything that had happened the night of her husbands killing. So therefore her defense attorney had a doctor, by the name of Bettye Back, twice hypnotize Vickie Rock to allow her to remember fully what happened the night she killed her husband.
However, she had been given doses of morphine to help calm her nerves after the murders of her father and his wife. Lizzie was seen burning a dress shortly after, claiming it was an old one that had been ruined with paint. Lizzie Borden was arrested on August 11, 1892 for the double homicide. Her trial began nearly a year later on June 5, 1893. The mangled skulls of Mr. and Mrs. Borden were unveiled in the courtroom as evidence, thus causing such a shock that Lizzie fainted at the sight of them.
“I know that I am a destroyer of the most precious thing, which is life”. This quote was from Patricia Krenwinkel. Patricia Krenwinkel had an important role in the Manson trials because she stabbed Abigail Folger countless of times and then later on she stabbed Rosemary LaBianca with a carving fork to death. She was found guilty of murder and they gave her the death sentenced, but the judge overruled it so she got life in prison. It has been 46 years since the murder of the Manson family.
Have you ever killed some one? Over a 100 years ago Lizzie's parents were brutally murdered by someone and the only person they focused on was the daughter lizzie borden. Lizzie Borden was the axe murderer no doubt about it because all the signs pointed to no other than Lizzie herself. The reason I think Lizzie killed her parents was because she didn't like her stepmother and thought if she didn't kill her father her father would think its her. Lizzie is a true mastermind to have gotten away with murder because there is no other explanation to Lizzie's parents brutal death.
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.
Dee Ann goes through a lot of innocence following her mother's murder, at the hands of her father. With this event, her life is forever changed. Dee Ann's loss of innocence comes as a result of lying on the stand at her father’s trial even though she knows he killed her mother (Yarbrough 644). She had made the decision
There was a short time between Cindy and the next two victims, Rosalind Thorpe (24) and Alice Liu (23). Both Alice and Rosalind picked up from UC Santa Cruz and shot not far from the campus on February 5, 1973. It was between these killings in February and April that Ed decided that he had to stop this killing cycle, but he said that he had to kill his mother in order to make it end (Interview 1984). On April 20, 1973, Ed killed his mother by beating her with a claw hammer while she slept in her own bed. The next day, April 21st, he invited his mother's best friend over to the house he shared with this mother and killed her by
She worked as a real estate agent in her area up until she had a heart-breaking loss. Lightner faced death just like Odysseus. Odysseus’ son, Telemachus was almost killed by the suitors. On May 3rd, 1980, Cari Lightner, Candy Lightner’s daughter died in a drunk driving accident. That incident was Lightner’s call to adventure.
I Cha Riza Horton, select My mother, Rosalind Rainwater, to carry the title of a strong black woman. Her parents were both murder during the time she attended high school. She returned home from school one day to find her mother lying dead on the floor in a pool of blood. Leaving her to care for herself and her younger brother, after graduating high school and earning her college degree, she married and had three children with her first husband. in 1985 upon being diagnosed with a chronic illness, she also learned she’s pregnant as well with the child of her second husband.
All of that changed when the siblings went to live with their mother in St. Louis. There, they meet dozens of crime figures, including Mr. Freeman, their mother’s boyfriend. At only eight years old, Maya does not understand the idea of rape until she ends up in the hospital. Mr. Freeman is later shot and killed. When they return to Stamps, Bailey is heartbroken, for he