Imagine living life in fear of being hanged or burned to death on accusation of witchcraft. This was the reality for countless men and women alike, during the Witch Trials of the mid-1600s. One such person was a homeless woman named Sarah Good. Good was considered a burden to society, therefore accused of witchcraft and sentenced to be hanged. Although she was pardoned until the birth of her child, that same child perished in prison before her execution (Jobe).
On February 18, 1994, Carmela Buhbut shot her husband to death. Carmela caused her husband death with 31 bullets, fired at close range. Carmela was convicted by the Nazareth district court of manslaughter and was sentenced by Justice Bach to seven years imprisonment. Carmela appealed to the Supreme Court against the severity of the sentence. When we asked Carmela what is the reason for her act she exposed us to her life story as a batterad woman.
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.
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.
He would dream of killing his mother, along with taking his sister's dolls and chopping off their heads. Before the age of 13, he would convince his sisters to play a game he called “gas chamber.” Gas chamber consisted of his sisters blindfolding him and having them lead him to a chair where he would die a painful death because of the “gas.” At 13, Kemper had killed his family’s cats by slaughtering one and burying the other one alive. After that event, Kemper’s mother forced him to move to his grandparents farm, which was where his killing continued. At the age of 15, Kemper shot and killed both of his grandparents; he shot his grandmother, after an argument, in the kitchen. He shot his grandfather in the driveway when he got home.
One lady by the name of Elena Estrada went by the nickname as “ heartbreaker “. Elena had been sentenced to seven years, for stabbing her unfaithful lover and opening up his chest then cutting out his heart and through his heart at his face. A male inmate with the name of Frank Leslie went by the name “ fast gun “. He shot his girlfriend in a drunken rage and a man in a gang, then later on he became a model inside the Yuma prison. Another man named Barney K Riggs goes by the name of “ Hero of the Gates Riot “.
Mary Flora Bell was born May 26, 1957 strangled to death two little boys in Scotswood, Newcastle in a rural inner-city suburb. She grew up in an unstable home to her single parent mother Betty nee McCricket a prostitute who was often absent from the home. Her mother tried to kill her by feeding her pills as treats Mary endured sexual abuse her mother forced her at early age of four to engage in sexual acts with men. Family members recalled numerous counts how Betty had attempted to kill Mary and cover it up by making her death look accidently when she was younger. Mary who had been a chronic bed wetter was severely humiliated by her mother rubbing her daughter 's face in the pool of urine.
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.
Aileen Carol Wuornos was a serial killer who had killed seven men, publicly believed to be the very first serial killer in the United States. She was convicted for six of the murders and sentenced to death, thus meeting her end through execution by lethal injection on October 9, 2002 in the state of Florida. Aileen had been subjected to horrific tortures as a young girl. Her father was a psychopathic pedophile who was in jail at the time of her birth while her mother was an immature teenager who abandoned Aileen and her brother, leaving them to be raised by their grandparents. Being brought up by their grandparents, Wuornos found herself the victim of rampant childhood sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather.
Yimaj Sherif ENG 1520 Dr. James 20 July 2015 Arresting DNA June 25, 1999 Roger E Carlson sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint, raping her multiple times; the woman was taken to a hospital where a swab of semen was extracted from her. The woman suffered a traumatic experience and was forced to live with her rapist being out in the world free. It wasn’t until October of 2013 when the sample of DNA that was taken had a match. When Carlson was arrested, a second sample was to be tested to validate the first sample. According to the Indiana state forensic laboratory “in the absence of an identical twin, Roger E. Carlson is the source of the DNA profiles to a reasonable degree of scientific certainty.” When crimes are committed there leaves