The first death was Emma Elizabeth Smith. She was sexually assaulted and beaten, with a blunt object being shoved into her. She died after slipping into a coma the next day, on April 4, 1888. Though the press grouped her death with the other Whitechapel murders, many believe that this was an act of gang violence,
One of the women was raped and the other two were assaulted, but escaped before they were raped. Based on the descriptions and the similarities of the attacks, Los Angeles police concluded that the same person committed all three attacks—the victims all were attacked at about 6 a.m. by a man with a knife as they walked to a bus stop. The police soon focused on 29-year-old Luis Vargas because he had a single teardrop tattoo under his left eye. All three victims identified Vargas in photo lineups, although with less than 100 percent certainty. Vargas was arrested on 07/21/1998.
Three murder case studies will be presented and compare here: Marian Bates, Martha Moxley, and Elizabeth Short. Marian Bates was a 64 year old Nottingham Jeweler who was murdered in front of her husband, Victor Bates, and children. Peter Williams, a 19 year old drug addict was released early from prison and was supposedly under “intense supervision”. Williams removed his tag and violated his curfew. He and an unidentified gunman who is still at large, raided a jewelry store on September 30th 2003.
He even claimed that some injury was done to her hymen. The murderer had her underwear ripped up from the crotch and everything was soiled from blood. He claimed that that he investigated the hair, found in the second room where they claimed she was killed, microscopically and that they did not come from Mary. In the court case, there was no evidence that the human feces came from Phagan before her death. Her right eye was the color of purple and had puffed up.
On the night of July 4, 1954 Marilyn Sheppard was brutally murdered. On this night, in Cleveland, Ohio, she was beaten to death in her home. In the crime scene investigation it said that it was a “tidy, ransacked house” which meant that it looked like a robbery, but nothing was stolen. Who committed this brutal murder? Well according to police records, her very own husband, Sam Sheppard (www.statementanalysis.com).
The corpse of a woman named Dawn Marie Birnbaum was discovered by a motorist. When the investigators arrived to the scene, they noticed that the victim was strangled and they also discovered a set of tire tracks leading away from the dump stop. These tracks were later determined to be left by a large truck or semi. During the autopsy of the body, not only it was confirmed that the victim was raped, but also two strands of black hair were discovered amongst the victim’s blonde hair. Investigators discovered that this murder was similar to the murder of eight other women that had been found near Ohio interstate truck stops, all of them being strangled and raped.
October 2nd, 2002 was the start of a long and horrific three weeks in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. People were terrified to be in the area and everyone was on edge. What appeared to be random killings, turned out to be a well-organized series of senseless shootings that took the lives of ten innocent people. After days of people being scared to death and much confusion, investigators discovered that there were two suspects in the shootings; John Allen Muhammad and his teenage partner Lee Boyd Malvo and they were in a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan designed to terrorize people. This break in the case came when one of the suspects called the tip hotline and told them to look into a murder in Alabama, which lead to the case being
Around 9 o’clock p.m. on February 4, 1974, 19-year-old Patricia Hearst was kidnapped from her apartment in Berkeley, thrown into the back of a car, and taken away. Her kidnappers were later revealed to be the Symbionese Liberation Army, who demanded several million dollars worth of food donations in exchange for her release. Hearst claimed to have been raped by SLA member William Wolfe, stating that “she hated him”, but in a previous interview, she has called him “the most gentlest, most beautiful man I have ever known.” If Hearst truely was abusively coerced to aid in the robbery, she would not have spoke so highly of him. To further add upon that, she has kept a ‘trinket’ given to her by Wolfe. This trinket has been described as a “love
JonBonet, who was named Little Miss Colorado in the mid 90’s , was the daughter of John and Patricia "Patsy" Ramsey. The 6-year-old daughter of a business executive was found slain in the basement of her home hours after her mother discovered a ransom note indicating the girl had been kidnapped according The Record [Bergen County, N.J]. Many crimes go unsolved, because of mistakes created by the officers or investigators at the crime scene such as tampering with evidence, flaws in the legal system, and departments giving up on cases of up to a year. For one thing, it was reported in the article that the crime scene was hopelessly tampered with when the victim’s father, Jon Ramsey, picked up and moved his daughter’s body from the storeroom
Due to the excruciating pain, Kitty screamed for help and a neighbor responded shouting at the criminal "Let that girl alone!" Immediately after getting the attention of the criminal, Winston fled the scene and left the girl crawling towards her apartment. Neighbors reported to have seen Winston left with his car and returned ten minutes after the threat of one of the neighbors. After seeing his victim lying on the ground almost unconscious, he stabbed the wounded Genovese several times more. After this, he stole the money
Texas, a case that has become controversial on whether or not the death penalty is appropriate for rape victims. Branch was accused of rape when he was found early in the morning driving his car with his pants unzipped, matching the description given by the victim. The victim was a widowed women who lived a few blocks from her son, she lived alone. At the scene of the crime there were a set of footprints matching the shoes that he wore(Branch v. State, Justia Law). Branch was charged with rape from examination of the victim and was later put to death after his eighth amendment claim was denied.
2113(a) (c) (e) a law authorize largest sanction for bank robbery, providing a 20 years in person who “takes, or attempt to take.” Bank property by force and violence or by intimidation.” Ana decided to rob a bank. She already knew was not a good idea since it was illegal activity. She did met Summer that easily wanted to help her, she is a helper, both got arrested even Ana was the one that enter the bank and ready to rob; Summer is an accessory. Summer will get the same punishment as Ana. Solicitation is asking, hiring or encouraging another to commit the crime.
An end-year celebration at the social services center Inland Regional turned into a deadly shooting after being raided by a couple. Identified as 28-year-old Syad Farook and 29-year-old Tashfeen Malik, the couple left 14 dead and 21 wounded inside a packed conference room rented by the country’s public health department. Both attackers were armed with assault rifles and handguns, all legally purchased, and a remote-controlled car with explosives attached. The couple managed to escape for a few hours after the attack before being killed in a shootout with police, leading officials to discover 1,600 rounds of ammunition on their bodies and in the car. Upon the discovery of extensive amount of ammunition, police searched the couple’s house unveiling
In addition, they described the religious girls as “black crows". Yet, until today, women cannot escape from the traditional society in Afghanistan despite the increasing recognition of women’s rights. Recently, a 27-year-old Muslim women was brutally murdered by a mob in Kabul, Afghanistan after she was falsely accused of burning a Quran. We can see for ourselves the fact that justice is distorted here. She was “viciously beaten”, “stoned”, “deliberately run over by a car”, “thrown into a dry river bed”, crushed with larger stones”, and lastly, “set on fire”.
Daniel Holtzclaw is an ex-Oklahoma City officer who is convicted of rape along with other several charges after he brutally abused many African American women over the course of six months. Daniel Holtzclaw was sentenced to 263 years in prison for the charges filed against him. Holtzclaw was convicted for 18 of 36 counts which included first-degree rape. Holtzclaw’s adamant lawyers tried to start a new trial by stating that there was not enough evidence but it was a lost cause although they did not want to accept it. There were several of Holtzclaw’s victims who obstinately spoke out about their abuse done by Holtzclaw himself.