When he was released from jail he went on killing 2 other woman by a river or woods , that is when they gave him that nickname “The Genesee River Killer”. Arthur Shawcross murdered 11 prostitutes by different ways he did manslaughter. They caught Arthur Shawcross in the woods with his van with his girlfriend who he manslaughter. So they gave him 250 years in prison. Arthur Shawcross was held at the Sullivan Correctional Facility in New York State until November 10, 2008 , when he complained that he had pain in his leg.
He only managed to get a 5 year probation because he convinced the judge he needed therapy. Along with murder, Jeffrey was charged with necrophilia and cannibalism. He committed necrophilia on 3 victims; Raymond Smith. Errol Lindsey and Oliver Lacey. He committed cannibalism on Ernest Miller and David Thomas.
Ben Chester White On January 5, 1899, Ben Chester White, an African American, was born. About sixty-seven years later, on June 10, 1966, White was shot and murdered near Pretty Creek in Natchez, Mississippi. His murderers were three hate-filled gunmen that were incorporated with the Ku Klux Klan, which is a group of people who believe that whites are more superior than blacks. The reason they wanted to murder White was to give Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. a motive to come to Natchez, White had no involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, until his devastating murder.
The Beltway Snipers were a series of coordinated shootings that took place over three weeks in October 2002 in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Ten people were killed and three other victims were critically injured in several locations throughout the Washington D.C., metropolitan area and along Interstate 95 in Virginia. The rampage was perpetrated by John Allen Muhammad (then aged 42) and Lee Boyd Malvo (then 17), driving a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan. Their crime spree began in February 2002 with murders and robberies in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida,Georgia, Louisiana,Texas, and Washington which resulted in seven deaths and seven injuries, bringing the ten-month shooting spree total to 17 deaths and 10 injuries.
Serial killers are one of the most hair-raising and intriguing topics. Dennis Rader is a famous serial killer that was around in the 1970’s. Rader was born February 9, 1945 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Ever since his childhood, he had a few signs of being a killer. Before he was put into prison, he had murdered ten people.
On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza, 20-year-old resident of Newtown, Connecticut, shot and killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary. Before going to the elementary, Lanza shot and killed his mother in their home. Once police officers arrived at the school, Lanza shot himself in the head, dying immediately (Jordan 2014). This has been one of the most fatal school shootings in the United States, second only to the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, claiming 33 lives. The incident at Sandy Hook began at 9:35 a.m. and Lanza fired the final bullet to the back of his own head at 9:40 a.m according to the State’s Attorney Report (Sedensky 2013).
These letters started on August 7, 1969, when the Zodiac wrote a nasty letter to the Bay Area press about killing someone. This was only the first of many harsh letters received by the press from the so called Zodiac. In the letters he included four different cryptograms, only one of which was ever detected. These letters were also signed Zodiac, which is where the name comes from.
Dennis Rader better known as the “BTK Killer” or the “BTK Strangler” terrorized the Wichita Kansas area from 1974 to 1991 by binding, torturing and killing (hence “BTK”) at least 10 victims in that period. For nearly two decades, Rader wasn’t even suspected until nearly fifteen years after his final victim was murdered. In 2005, well after the BTK case became an unsolved cold case with no leads whatsoever, Rader was suddenly a prime suspect. What made him became something of a suspect was because he began taunting the police, by initiating a series of communications with the media.
James Hanratty was convicted and hanged on 4th April 1962, accused of abducting and murdering a research scientist named Michael Gregsten (aged 36) on the A6 (Bedfordshire) where he was shot twice in the head. Michael Gregsten’s girlfriend, Valarie Storie (aged 22), was raped and shot multiple times at close range and was left to die on the side of the road. Having survived after this horrific experience, Valarie Storie was paralysed from the waist down. Hanratty aged 25, was established at first to be a minor criminal who had spent several years in prison.
On the 27th of May in 1997, an 18-year-old, high school senior, Jeremy Joseph Strohmeyer, raped, beat, and strangled the seven-year-old, Sherrice Iverson to death in the Primm Valley Hotel Arcade. Strohmeyer was charged, 15 months later, with first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping, and sexual assault on a minor. Along with Strohmeyer, that night, was his friend, David Cash, however, he got away with no charges, how so? Hours before the murder occurred, Sherrice, her older brother, and her father arrived in Primm Valley around midnight, soon after, Sherrice’s father began gambling at the hotels casino and was later paged by security, they told him that his daughter was found wandering alone.
Martin Bryant was sentenced with 35 life sentences and 1035 years imprisonment, for various charges including murder, attempted murder, inflicting grievous bodily harm. Therefore, Martin Bryant is undoubtedly guilty for the murder of 35 people along with 20 people injured as though he initially denied having anything to do with it, he later confessed at the court hearing, and admitted his
This case is centered on Miller’s hatred for the Jewish community, as he is a member of the White Supremacy. Eulitt confirms that Miller, also known as Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., is a Vietnam veteran who founded the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in his native North Carolina and later the White Patriot Party.
Jacob Ind fifteen year old boy murdered mother and stepfather, reason being he was sexually, physically and emotionally abused by his mother and stepfather. Jacob had told his friend about the crime he has committed. Jacobs friend the next day told the principal, then the principal who which told the police about Jacobs crime. Jacob is going to charge with manslaughter in this trial with also second degree murder. Jacob is now under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter, killed fifty eight people who had gathered along the Las Vegas strip for a music concert before shooting and ending his life. A statement from his brother to reporters stated that their father at some point was featured in the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Patrick Hoskins Paddock, their father got arrested in 1960 after robbing banks and was served with a 20 year jail term. Eight years while serving his term in jail, he managed to escape and was on the run until 1978. Reports provided by the FBI stated that he was to be considered harmful to the society (Kutner, Max).
He was given the sentence of 263 years imprisonment. It was found that while on duty, Holtzclaw tried to seduce 13 black women. He did not only hurt those black women, in fact, he had been found guilty on assaulting a teenage girl and a grandmother, too. When the court charged him with the life sentence, he started to wail like widows.