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.
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. In the fall of 1997 after a two week trial, Edward O’Brien was found guilty of the first-degree murder of Janet Downing. He was later sentenced to life in prison without parole for his vicious crime. At around 7p.m. on July 23, 1995, Ryan Downing, Edward O’Brien and some friends gathered at the Downing residence to pan out the evening’s events. As the fifteen year old boys discussed their plans, Ryan’s mother Janet was asleep on a living room couch.
Scott Peterson is a convicted murderer. He viciously took the life of his wife that was 8 months pregnant at the time of her death. It has been speculated that Scott murdered his wife on Christmas eve at the home they shared. It is believed that Scott Peterson suffocated his wife Laci, then took her to his boat.
" Tha ' man 's gone and raped my Mayella and s 'only right that he face the 'lectric chair for what he 's done!" He alleges to have seen the attack on his 19 year old daughter, Miss Mayella Ewell. The trial consisted of Mr. Finch and Mr. Gilmer 's examinations of the witnesses, which included the local sheriff, Mr. Heck Tate, Mr. Ewell, Miss Ewell, and Mr. Robinson himself.
Peterson Attorney Geragos paint a picture that a Satanic cult kidnapped Laci, he argues that Peterson was a cad for cheating on his wife but was not a murderer. On November 12, 2003, jury convicted Peterson of first-degree murder for killing his wife Laci and second-degree murder for killing the fetus she carried base special
Maci was forced back into her aunt’s house where she then started to act out violently. Her aunt had had enough and sent Maci into foster care (Babakhan). She was first put into a group home where she got food, water, and shelter, but no love. That’s when her current mother Gigi stepped in, "Even though she had safety and medical care, she didn't have love. If these children don't learn to function in a family with love, they will be forever impacted," she said to Readers Digest.
Kyla Ramsey’s parents did eventually say their daughter was missing from her bedroom the morning of December 26, 1996. They found a ransom note. After they read the ransom note Kaylie Ramsey finally called 911 and reported her daughter Kyla had been kidnapped. Third, when police arrived at the Ramsey household they searched the house and didn’t find Kyla Ramsey’s body. It wasn’t until a short time later that the father, Kyler Ramsey, found his daughter’s body in a smaller room inside of the basement.
All I remember on March 25th, 2011 is that my family received a phone call that sent my sister and I into a state of turmoil and denial. We were informed that both our aunt and uncle were murdered the day before by their neighbor. In the mid 1990s, this neighbor was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This neighbor lived alone in a home where he possessed 10 firearms. After hearing this news I had mixed feelings of frustration and betrayal.
On November 4, 1970 thirteen year-old Genie Wiley was rescued from a life of extreme neglect . She wore diapers when they rescued her, as she spent her days locked away in a dark room, strapped to a training potty. Genies’ nights were spent tied up in a sleeping bag within a crib enclosed with chicken wire.
On July 28, 1999, a 12-year-old Lionel Tate murdered a 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick when he was left alone while his mother was babysitting her. Tate’s mother had gone to the second floor to sleep leaving Lionel and his victim alone watching TV . According to Tate, he accidentally killed her by showing her some wrestling movements he had learned watching TV which lead to injuries such as “a fractured skull, fractured rib and swollen brain.” Two years later, Tate was sentenced to life imprisonment for first degree murder.
In the following days of a pregnant woman being found dead in her Georgia home, police arrested Tyrail Arrenzo Wynn, 25, and charged him with burglary, aggravated assault, feticide, murder and child cruelty. At the Carroll County Sheriff 's Office, Captain Jeff Richards responded that Wynn will appear in court on Friday. Authorities of criminal law believe Wynn last lived in the 100 block of Mitchell Circle, which is located less than a mile from where they discovered the body of Nakita Lashawn Holland, 36. When Holland 's sister stopped at her home in Bennett Circle, she heard her sister 's toddler crying. When she and the victim 's landlord unlocked the door and went inside, they discovered Nakita dead in the bedroom, with multiple gunshot wounds.
Throughout history there has been many serial killers that have a defining characteristic that makes their crime career unique to them. Rory Conde is notorious for having killed six known prostitutes in a single year. It all started when Rory’s wife, Carla Conde, found a tape of Rory having an affair with a prostitute. She was furious and filed for divorce.
In the article, “Anatoli Boukreev ( Responds to Krakauer ), Anatoli Boukreev disputes the topic of his critical, odd decisions and actions on Mount Everest on May 10,1990. He argues that he was indeed experienced, he had to move forward to retrieve help or else he would have died along with the rest of the climbers, he did not need oxygen since he was already adapted to the extreme cold weather, and in fact that he was well dressed for the climate. To begin with, Boukreev was already familiar with the Mountain. To explain , “ In my career I have summited Everest three times” ( Boukreev 71).
Matthew Murdock Essay Matthew Michael Murdock grew up in New York City by Jack “Batlin” Murdock. His dad always encouraged him to do well in school so he didn’t have to fight like his dad. When boxing became scarce for his dad he went to work with a mobster called “The Fixer”, while his dad was working Matthew began training on his dad's equipment. Matthew was walking down the street one day when he realized a blind old man was about to get hit by a truck. Matthew ran over to the old man and pushed him out of the way from the truck.
Travis Manion, a Marine Corps officer, was an assignment I was given to study before I went the Marine Corp’s Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy during the summer of my tenth grade year to have background knowledge on before we spoke to his family. Travis Manion gave his life to save his Marines in combat and on American soil, as told by his sister and family, who travels the country to tell his story, Travis Manion always lived by his motto: “If not me, then who…”. When asked by his loved ones who doesn’t he just let someone else go to combat instead of always volunteering to go Manion always told them, “If I don’t go, someone less qualified then me might have to go, or someone younger with less experience will have to go to take my place.