The path leading to the house was lined with blood, the two dead bodies of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman laid on the floor with multiple stab wounds; leaving one to question, who did it. The O.J. Simpson murder case is a very well-known case. A famous man was accused of murdering his ex-wife out of jealousy, but was released as not guilty at the end of the trial. Many people wonder if race was a factor in the court's decision.
He went after prostitutes who worked in the East End in London. He is believed to have killed five women, but it may have been up to eight. He would strangle his victims until they lost consciousness, and then lower them to the ground and slit their throats. Afterwards, he would take organs from his victims as a trophy. Although Scotland Yard did have suspects in the Ripper case, they never found enough evidence to charge anyone with the murders, and the identity of Jack the Ripper remains unknown to this day
Vargas was arrested on 07/21/1998. He was charged with rape, sodomy and kidnapping Teresa R. and assault with intent to rape Edith G. and Karen P. In June 1999, Vargas went to trial in Los Angeles County Superior Court. By that time, three other sexual assaults had occurred in similar fashion in the same geographic area, but the police failed to disclose those crimes to the defense. On 06/15/1999, the jury convicted Vargas of all counts. The judge then sentenced Vargas to 55 years in
The most convincing evidence is old recording of a conversation between Hodel and an unknown person which Hodel states “ Supposin i did kill the Black Dahlia. They couldn’t prove it now. They can’t talk to my secretary because she is dead” (Black Dahlia). With all this evidence pertaining to Dr. George Hodel it’s easy to see why some people say he was the killer. To sum up people believed that George Hodel used his medical experience to kill and dissect her and left her for dead then other people believed he killed more people and decompose them in his
The evidence that had incriminated Tafero and Jacobs unmistakable. Like ACLU explains in its article, “It consisted mainly of the perjured testimony of an ex-convict who turned state 's witness in order to avoid a death sentence. Had Tafero been alive in 1992, he no doubt would have been released along with Jacobs. Tafero’s execution went horribly wrong, and his head caught on fire during the electrocution” (9). As you can see from the reality above, capital punishment is inhuman and sadistic.
Many movies that are based on true stories are changed in one way or another, to make them more exciting for the audience. In the 1974 film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Sally Hardest, her brother Franklin and a group of friends go out to investigate her grandfather’s vandalized grave, they discover discover a group of murderous rejects living next door. After being attacked one by one, the group must try and escape the crazed chainsaw wielding, skin mask wearing, Leatherface. The real “chainsaw wielding, skin mask wearing” murderer was Ed Gein. Ed Gein murdered several women after his mother died of a stroke.
Authorities have been trying to uncover evidence to Hoffa’s location. The mystery behind Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance can be summed up into two theories: Hoffa was murdered by the Mafia so they could take control of the union, and that he left the mob business and lived out the rest of his life under an assumed name Lots of people know the mystery behind Hoffa, but don’t know how his life was before the mob. Jimmy Hoffa spent his childhood in Clinton, Indiana, the same place were Hoffa first earned his respect by using his fists (Warnes 381). A little ways down the road, ¨The International Brotherhood of Teamsters offered Hoffa his next job as a full time union organizer and the Kroger union was absorbed into local 299 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters¨ (Warnes 381). The reason that the Teamsters offered this job to Hoffa is because not to much before this, he won a union contract that involved illegal movement of goods.
Mass murder and mass suicide committed by Jim Jones and the government as a part of the massacre are two theories surrounding the mystery behind “The Jonestown Massacre”. Jim Jones, a religious leader, was mainly known for brainwashing and leading his followers to a mass murder and suicide. To clarify, Jim Jones was
This book became known as “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”. It highlighted the everyday horrors and injustices of slavery. The author Harriet Beecher Stowe took it upon herself to write this call for justice when reading a letter from her sister in Boston. Her sister had wrote of the terrible things she’d seen happen to African Americans during the time of the Fugitive Slave Act. She described “slave catchers prowling the streets, pouncing on African Americans without warning, breaking into their houses, destroying their shops and carrying them off.” (Appleby 290) She also told of white and African American Bostonians who rallied to resist the kidnappers.
The following morning, Andrew Kyle Hulsey, 23, was charged with capital murder in connection with his adoptive parents’ death. He has been detained at the Morgan County jail. The motive for the killing has yet to be determined. Bob Liddell, a family friend
I believe that the prosecution built their case knowing that James Earl Ray had escaped from prison and they knew he hated black people. Then finding out later that he had obtained an illegal passport and other items, the prints on the rifle, plus statements given by witnesses. The clothes, the binoculars and the receipt that was left behind at the hotel, then later, the white Mustang that was abandoned in Georgia was enough evidence against Ray.
He had exposed the truth about Mississippi, by showing people that lynching’s still happened and that there needs to be a change. Emmitt Tills murder was the beginning of the Civil Rights movement, his murder opened the eyes of the people of America and made people realize things needed to change. Although the Civil Rights movement happened very slowly, the murder of Bobo was the spark that everyone needed to take action against segregation in America. Bobos murder is the reason today there’s no such thing as “separate but equal” his murder started the movement that made everyone together and
One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit. On November 1, 1986, the body of 18-year-old part time clerk Ronda Morrison was found under a rack of clothing at Jackson Cleaners in Monroeville, Alabama. Morrison
This letter descrided the killing of the Otero family that happened in January of 1974 (criminal motives.com ). In 1978 another letter was sent to television station KAKE in Wichita, in which this letter Rader claimed responabilities for the Otero, Shirley Vian, Nancy Fox and another victim who was thought to be Kathryn Bright. Also in this letter Rader also suggested possible names for himself and the one that he became known for which was BTK (criminal motives.com ). In this 2nd letter Rader demanded media attention and it was finally announced that Witchita did have a serial killer and a poem was also included in the letter titled "Oh! Death to Nancy" (Blanco) (criminal motives.com ).