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.
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.
What crimes did he commit? 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. Mr. and Miss Ewell both testified that Mr. Robinson raped Miss Ewell, while Mr. Tate, who only arrived later, testified to Miss Ewell 's injuries, including a black eye and many bruises. He stated, "[...] she was pretty bruised up when I got there, and she had a black eye comin '.
Therefore, the prosecution’s medical experts argue that the baby was not a full term infant and died at the same time as his mother. 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
When she was around the age of 13 her mother passed away as well due to a drug overdose after getting out of jail. 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.
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. Beyond all of that, Genies’ father forbade the rest of the Wiley family from speaking to her. It was also apparent that she had been beaten for making noise.
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. This behavior may seem odd because it is not expected from a child; however, this is only one of many cases of aggressive behavior inspired by violent media. We are exposed to violence on TV, the internet and many other sources of information more than we think, “Globally, more than 1.4 billion households now own at least one TV set, representing 79 percent of total households” therefore it is not surprising that a report made by the DOJ (Department of Justice) of the United States stated that “By age 18 an American child will have seen 16,000 simulated murders and 200,000 acts of violence” , still there is evidence that may say otherwise, according to a study titled “Violent Video Games and Real-World Violence: Rhetoric Versus Data” there is not a significant correlation between violence on media and aggressive behavior .
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.