Montoya was sentenced to life in prison in November 2000 after he was allegedly pressured by Denver police officers into confessing to murdering a Denver school teacher. In June 2014, his conviction was overturned thanks to DNA retesting of evidence.
Dennis Rader was born in 1945 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Rader didn’t start his killings until the early 70s. With someone like him it had to be something that triggered the thrust for killing. It was said that as a child, he used to hang cats upside down. Most cases when there is someone who takes the pleasure of constantly killing someone, then there’s something that maybe occurred or happened in their life for them to begin this behavior. It doesn’t go into details about his childhood or previous adult life, but there was something wrong. Since he liked the idea of hanging stray cats upside down, that’s not normal for a child to do. He also stated that he gets the pleasure when he kills people so in return when he kills them, he masturbates. This is not normal behavior for an individual.
The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
With millions of criminal convictions a year, more than two million people may end up behind bars(Gross). According to Samuel Gross reporter for The Washington Post, writes that also “even one percent amounts to tens of thousands of tragic [wrongful conviction] errors”(Gross). Citizens who are wrongfully convicted are incarcerated for a crime he or she did not commit. Many police officers, prosecutors, and judges are responsible for the verdict that puts innocents into prison. To be able to get exonerated many wait over a decade just to get there case looked at, not many are able to have the opportunity of getting out. People plead guilty for crimes that are not committed by them to avoid trial, but by doing so the right decision wasn’t made.
Ever wonder what is around in other people's basement rats or snakes or even a dead body? Everyone has their secrets about their life, everyone acts perfect. but is that really the case. That just means they are trying to hide something because no one life is perfect we all have our own little secrets. You're about to encounter what happened in a basement of a home in Italy. “The Cast of the Amontillado”, by Edgar Allan Poe, is the best short story because the theme is very unsettling for the reader, foreshadowing adds depth, and the symbol for revenge give a unique perspective.
Pedro Lopez , also known as “The Monster of the Andes”, was born on October 8, 1949 in Tolima, Colombia. He was known for being a serial killer for murdering about one hundred ten to three hundred young girls, and a rapist for raping about three hundred young girls in South America. He was also in the Guinness World Records for being the "most prolific serial killer". His mother, Benilda López De Casteneda, was a prostitute at about the age of twelve and his father, Midardo Reyes, was a member of the Colombian Conservative Party (something dealing with politics) where they lived in poverty and political violence. Lopez was the seventh child out of thirteen children. Before Lopez was born, his father had been trying to defend a grocery store from a wayward mob where
Dexter Morgan is a serial killer. However, he differs from most because instead of serially killing people, he kills other serial killers. This might be due to seeing his own mother get murdered right in front of him at a very young age. In fact, he even works for Miami Metro as their blood spatter analysist! Talk about ironic. Throughout the course of the show we see Dexter struggle with who he truly is versus whom he wants others to perceive him as.
Richard Ramirez is without a doubt an individual who plays a role in the social learning theory. Although Ramirez acted alone in his crimes, there is no denying that his cousin’s wisdom and experience was a part of his mental processing. Miguel Ramirez, social learning, and Richard Ramirez are a trio that was inevitable and unavoidable.
On June, 12, 1994, the bodies of Nicole Brown Simpson and a friend, Ronald Goldman, were found stabbed to death outside of her condominium in Los Angeles' Brentwood area. When evidence led to O.J as a suspect, he was given a date to surrender. Simpson pleaded innocent towards the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.On October 3, 1995, the jury found Simpson not guilty of either murder. In October 2008, Simpson was convicted of 12 counts of armed robbery and kidnapping and they were sentenced up to 33 years in prison, with a possibility of parole after 9 years.
Pedro Lopez would search for his victims based on a certain criteria. During his only interview, he talked about how his crimes. Ron Laytner was the reporter who did Pedro Lopez’s only interview. While his interview, Lopez explained how he selected his victims, “I walked among the markets searching for a girl with a certain look on her face, a look of innocence and beauty.” He could lure little girls away from a crowded place like markets with the promise of little trinkets such as hand mirrors. If it was dark, he could take care of them like a loving parent until the morning. He would rape the girls at sunrise, and he then he would strangle them to death. He explained that, “At the first sign of light I would get excited. I forced the girl
Richard Kuklinski was born into an abusive household. Richard’s dad, Stanley, would beat him very bad when he was a young boy. Richard’s mother would also abuse him. Richard said that his mom broke a broomstick on him many times. Richard Kuklinski was also raised as a catholic and he would go to church most Sundays. As a result of Richard’s strict religious household, he became a very angry person. Richard would torture and kill animals during his youth. This is a sign of antisocial behavior and is common in most serial killers.
Ramirez repeated his attack on William and Lillie Doi in April 1985. In the following two months Ramirez claimed another dozen victims in a frenzy of burglary, assault and brutal violence. Following this the press forced the police to increase their efforts. The relentless media and police pressure, aided with a photo-fit descriptions, Ramirez was forced to leave Los Angeles, and head back to San Francisco which was to the North. On August 7th he took his first victims in San Francisco, they were Peter and Barbara
During his time in custody, he gave numerous stories to police, once admitting to killing 27 people. Other estimates range from 20 to as many as 200 victims, a total that would dwarf those of other murderers who followed in his bloody footsteps.
Dennis Nilsen is known today as the European Jeffrey Dahmer, the Muswell Hill Murderer, and the Kindly Killer. They are compared because Nilsen and Dahmer both began killing around 1978, were homosexual and dismembered young boys (NY Times 1992 & Bio.com). They also both have run-ins with the police and are charming enough to talk their way out the murderous accusations. Nilsen would eventually be charged with seven counts of murder and two attempted murders, however he admits to more than fifteen killings.
Daniel Holzclaw, 29, a City Police Officer was Found Convicted of 36 Sexual Assaults. He has been Sentenced Up to 263 Years Imprisonment.