Martin Gansberg's Murder

317 Words2 Pages
In “Thirty-Eight Who Saw Murder Didn’t Call the Police,” Martin Gansberg recites the murder of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese in 1964. Gansberg explains how Catherine was murdered outside of her very populated apartment complex and how 38 people who witnessed the murder, did nothing to stop it. A crime scene reconstruction done by the police revealed that the attacker made three attempts to kill Catherine. The police found that as Catherine stepped out of her car after a late night at work, she noticed a man standing at the other side of the parking lot. As she was hurrying her way to her apartment, the man grabbed Catherine and proceeded to stab her. Catherine let out a cry for help but the neighborhood stayed quiet. A man opened up his windows
Open Document