Heather Hogue 9/28/2015 CRMJ 358-001 ECA: Shattered Summary The book I chose to read was called “Shattered” by Debra Puglisi Sharp and Marjorie Preston. It depicts Debra’s life and how she was kidnapped from her home in April, 1998. She was a loving wife to her husband, Nino, who died being shot by the kidnapper. She also has two twins who were in college at the time named Michael and Melissa. Debra was tending to her garden when she then goes back into the house and is hit on the head by the kidnapper knocking her off her feet.
JonBenet Ramsey a 6-year old pageant queen. Daughter of John Bennett, a wealthey business man, and her mother, Patricia Ramsey, a socialite. JonBenet, youngest of the Ramsey family, was horrendously murdered between the nights of December 25, 1996 to December 26, 1996. A ransom note was left on the stairs of their Colorado home. Patsy woke up and went down stairs to make coffee but instead found the ransom not on the staircase.
There was a short time between Cindy and the next two victims, Rosalind Thorpe (24) and Alice Liu (23). Both Alice and Rosalind picked up from UC Santa Cruz and shot not far from the campus on February 5, 1973. It was between these killings in February and April that Ed decided that he had to stop this killing cycle, but he said that he had to kill his mother in order to make it end (Interview 1984). On April 20, 1973, Ed killed his mother by beating her with a claw hammer while she slept in her own bed. The next day, April 21st, he invited his mother's best friend over to the house he shared with this mother and killed her by
Four long and heartbreaking days after Cari’s death, Candace was still in pain. She finally made up her mind to do something to avenge her daughter’s useless death. She immediately quit her job and used her savings to fund Mothers Against Drunk Drivers. Mrs. Lightner joined with Cindi Lamb another mother whose daughter had been hit by a drunk driver. The duo made their way to Washington, D.C. to tell others about the dangers of Driving Drunk.
Their older brother is on trial for murdering his girlfriend and their unborn baby, the girl is figuring things out about her past and her long lost lover, and there are private school girls getting killed right where she lives and she is trying to figure out all of these answers. I think
At the age of eight, raped by her mother’s boyfriend, Maya learned the power that words possess. After informing her family of this traumatizing encounter, the perpetrator was hunted down and beaten to death. Maya didn’t speak for the next five years. Maya found joy in singing, dancing, and poetry, after moving to San Francisco in 1940. However, this joy was put on hold after having a son at age 16, and moving to San Diego.
June finally accepted Cash and they married in 1968, and her main goal was to save him from himself. F. June sent Johnny to rehab facilities and flushed many pills down the toilet trying to get Cash back on track. According to Anthony DeCurtis in Rolling Stone, Cash told him, “… She’d take my drugs and throw them away, and we’d have a big fight over it. I’d get some more, and she’d do it again… She fought me with everything she had.” G. Johnny was married to June for 35 years. June died in May, and Johnny was not far behind her dying on September 12 from complications with diabetes.
First, let’s talk about the supporting characters. One of the supporting characters in “The Devil and Tom Walker” is Tom’s wife. When she found out that her husband wasn’t going to accept a deal with the Devil, she grabbed all of the valuables and went to the Devil. The author wrote, “Being of the same fearless temper as her husband, she set off for the old Indian fort towards the close of a summer’s day.”. Why did she do that?
It was found that Abby was killed before Andrew, which meant that Lizzie and her older sister Emma would receive their father’s money. Also, Lizzie burned the dress she wore on the day of the murder after she was asked to bring it in for evidence as there was an unidentified stain on the dress. It is thought that after Lizzie was found innocent, that Emma had learned of information on the murder of her parents which caused her to flee her shared home with Lizzie, and the two never saw each other again. Even though this case is from more than one hundred years ago, it shows that women are hard to be found guilty, especially in criminal cases. They are often viewed as too weak to commit a felony.
In this part of the story, 'She drove home and waited for two days for him to return, then she called the police' is foreshadowing because in the story it says that the husbands plan went perfectly and then the narrator tells us that the wife drove home and waited for her husband's arrival, but he never came. The wife figured out about her husband's ' ... she realized what he was planning' and decided to use it against him. Foreshadowing is being used in the story again when the wife kills her husband' A body with no money in the wallet, and the gun that had killed him... she had thrown his gun' which leads to the idea that no one can ever know who to fully trust no matter what the relationship they share
Casey’s brother Lee starts searching for were she could be. Casey reassured her family and friends that Caylee was safe and was staying with a Nanny. July 8th Casey took her friend, Amy, to the airport, after she dropped her friend off she stole multiple checks and went on multiple shopping spree’s draining her friend’s bank account for a week. On July 15th, Casey’s mother, Cindy, calls police to arrest her daughter on stealing family’s car and money. She also told police that her granddaughter may also be missing and that she got her daughters car and it smelled as if there was a dead body in it.
The Dog Year The Dog Year, by Ann Wertz Garvin, is a story about Dr. Lucy Peterman, a reconstructive plastic surgeon for women who have breast cancer. She had a good life and very much loved her husband and was expecting their first child. Her good life is seemingly torn away from her when she gets into a car accident where she loses both her husband and her unborn child in one afternoon. Lucy opts not to seek grief counseling and instead turns to kleptomania as a way to try and cope. Her rash of thefts leads her to a suspension at work and, at times, in trouble with the law.
The victim, Travis Alexander, 30, who was brutally killed by his physco stalker ex-girlfriend Jodi Arias was found in his Mesa, Arizona, home on June 9, 2008. They broke up in the summer of 2007, and Alexander began dating other women. She moved back to Northern California but they continued to communicate. Arias stole her grandparents ' .25-caliber pistol, rented a car in Redding, California, turned off her cell phone and brought along cans of gas so there would be no record that she was in Arizona. Jurors reached a unanimous decision in the case on May 8, 2013 and Jodi was found gulty of first degree murder.
In the following days of a pregnant woman being found dead in her Georgia home, police arrested Tyrail Arrenzo Wynn, 25, and charged him with burglary, aggravated assault, feticide, murder and child cruelty. At the Carroll County Sheriff 's Office, Captain Jeff Richards responded that Wynn will appear in court on Friday. Authorities of criminal law believe Wynn last lived in the 100 block of Mitchell Circle, which is located less than a mile from where they discovered the body of Nakita Lashawn Holland, 36. When Holland 's sister stopped at her home in Bennett Circle, she heard her sister 's toddler crying. When she and the victim 's landlord unlocked the door and went inside, they discovered Nakita dead in the bedroom, with multiple gunshot wounds.
Gwinnett County Homicide Detective, Dave Brucz, testified about Cassie 's description of her grandparents murder: "Johnny began to attack the grandfather. Bjorge then said she had a surge of energy. She then dragged her grandmother into her grandfather’s bedroom. She was duct taped.” Brucz explained to the court “She had basically had enough of her grandparents.” Detective Brucz explained how the 17-year-old was able to keep her family in the dark about Wendy and Randall 's murder: “She admitted after the murder she was texting family members because they were worried about them, and she was pretending to be Wendy.” also said she and her boyfriend, Johnny Rider, planned to murder several other family members. Cassie 's mother, Amanda Sterling, didn 't respond to finding out her daughter and her boyfriend planned on killing her, but she had said "Not in a million years did I think something like would ever happen,"