After graduating, Gacy began working as a management trainee Nunn Bush Shoe Co. After working there for only a couple weeks, he was transferred to Springfield, Illinois. In September of 1964, he married Marlynn Myers, a wealthy coworker. In 1965, he rose to Vice-President of the Springfield branch of Nunn Bush Shoe Co. Soon after, Marlynn 's parents, part-owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchises, offered John Wayne Gacy a job as manager at their Waterloo, Iowa KFC. He accepted and moved there with his wife.
Serial killers have been a sociological study for years upon years, trying to find out the psychological and biological aspects behind their outrageous, murderous behavior. When looking into serial killers, the question often occurs as to why these people perform numerous killings of people that they do not know. There is a psychological, biological, and sociological explanation behind it all. In these social studies, scientists break serial killers into multiple categories: they are defined as psychopathic or psychotic, stable or transient, and disorganized or organized. The most important thing to remember about serial killers is that the environment around them is what triggers these behaviors.
After being charged with 17 murder charges, his trial began on January 30, 1992. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but two weeks later the court declared him guilty and he was sentenced to 15 life terms, for a total of 957 years in
Mr. Williams was arrested for abducting a ten-year-old girl in Des Moines, Iowa. Prior to the kidnapping, Williams had recently escaped from a mental hospital. Williams called a Des Moines lawyer and informed him that he’d like to turn himself in. The lawyer advised Williams that he would represent him as soon as he got back to Des Moines, however, while he was in Davenport he would call a lawyer he knew to represent him for the time being. He then advised Williams to turn himself in to the Davenport police.
(Burgan, M. p. 16) It was not until March 3, 1963 when an assault would lead Ernesto Miranda as the main suspect in what would turn out to be a landmark Supreme Court case. The Victim an eighteen year old who was walking home after work was and was abducted, tied, robbed and raped. (Hogrogian, J. 1999 ) The abductor, a man who threaten his victim
Nelson only standing at 5’5 had a very childish build and was often described as a “baby face” hence his nickname. At the young age of seven Nelson was arrested after accidentally shooting a friend in the jaw with a pistol he found, he served over a year. Again at the young age of 13 Nelson was arrested again for theft and joyriding he was sent to a penal school for another 18 months. Nelson grew up in an area called “The Patch” and was the seventh child of belgium immigrants and his father worked as a tanner. Nelson dropped out of school in the 8th grade to pursue the street life.
However, his father, Leighton, also drove a truck in the Army Infantry during World War II. With only a fourth grade education, Dr. Anderson’s father was able to get a job in the Industrial Midwest were two of Dr. Anderson’s uncles lived. In this time of racial segregation, his family participated in the Great Migration movement, relocating to South Blend, Indiana. Here his father had a well-paid job at the foundry of the
The second narrative of a violent crime came from Paul Bernardo in his first interview with the police after his life sentence. Paul Bernardo is known as the Scarborough rapist who was convicted of killing two schoolgirls, Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy, and almost twenty sexual assaults. In his interview Paul said, “Sexual performance anxiety was the driving force that led him to leave a trail of dead girls and sexual violence across Southern Ontario. I used sex as a vice. Now, I work out.
The officer driving the van was accused of second-degree "debased heart homicide," and others were charged with violations extending from murder to unlawful arrest. A later "rebuttal" to statements that the blade was illicit, prosecutors argued that Gray was "wrongfully arrested" well before the officers realized that he had a blade, and without "probable cause." On May 21st, 2015, a grand jury summoned the officers on the "vast majority" of the first set of allegations filed by Mosby of the particular case of the charges of "unlawful detainment and false capture" and added charges of "reckless endangerment" to every one of the officers involved. Gray 's death "resulted in series of protest." On
He introduced us to a few of the inmates, both male and female. One was a tall man, around 30 who was in for armed robbery. He told us about his story and how he had been to prison before his present sentence for murder. He had gotten into a fight with someone and accidentally killed them. He said that was about 6 months before had went in for the sentence he was serving.