Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to have a serial killer on the loose? The Zodiac is a serial killer that terrorized all of California, and he claimed to have taken the lives of many innocent civilians through the letters he sent. While his identity remains unsolved to this day, investigators have many theories as to who it might have been. Although plenty of people believe the identity of the Zodiac Killer is Arthur Leigh Allen, others are convinced it is a few lesser-known suspects. Even though the Zodiac’s identity is still uncertain to this day there are some truths that investigators have confirmed.
From a shamefully unwed twenty-two-year old’s illegitimate child to a twenty-eight-year old serial killer and serial rapist, Ted Bundy became one of the most notorious criminals of the late 20th century. On November 24, 1946, Eleanor Louise Cowell gave birth to her illegitimate child Theodore Robert Cowell in Burlington, Vermont in a house for unwed mothers. Although his biological father is unknown, it is rumored that Samuel Cowell (his grandfather whom he believed was his father) may have in fact been his biological father. For most of his life, Theodore “Ted” believed that his grandparents were actually his parents, making Louise out to be his older sister. Something he didn’t find out until later in his life (no one knows for sure the
The Ambitious Truth “I can’t breathe” were the last words Eric Garner spoke. Eric Garner was killed by NYPD officers that used an illegal choke hold to be attained. At the time he was committing no crime, but had a previous record. Eric is one of many to be killed due to police brutality. Police brutality has been around for many years, but has most recently gained attention through the cases of many such as Michael Brown and Garner.
Knox was pressured by police and detectives to accuse another person for the murder of Meredith Kercher. She was also pressured by police into lying and saying that she was in the cottage at the time of the death of Meredith Kercher. Amanda even faced some consequences for not lying to the police and give a false confession. For not giving into the pressure by police Amanda Knox wasted four years of her life in prison. Later on Amanda was tricked into signing a document given by her interrogators stating that she did commit the crime.
The Murder Trial of Biggie Smalls Rathbone, William Unit 7 Assignment CJ 101 Wallace Biggie was one of the most powerful rappers before getting murdered in drive by shooting in March of 1997. At time he was killed the police had many theories of why he got murdered on that day. The police had multiple suspects about who did it but wasn’t sure of who or why they murdered Biggie Smalls. On that day Biggie was on his way to the hotel from the music party. When his SUV came up to the stop light, he could hear someone call his name, so he rolled his back window down to see who that’s when he was shot multiple times in the torso and then the suspects drove away from the murder.
Gacy soon came to the realization that his dark secret would be open to the world, so he finally confessed to killing over thirty young men. Gacy even tried getting investigators to believe that he was mentally ill, he told investigators that “there were four Johns,” giving the illusion that he suffered from a multiple personality disorder. Doctors and investigators soon denied that remark, making Gacy stable enough to stand on
In addition another of Chase’s motives was to obtain his victim’s blood and organs which he would later feast on. Since Chase couldn’t perform in sexual actions with any women, he raped the dead corpse of his female victims: Teresa Wallin, and Evelyn Miroth. After the mass murder in the Miroth household, and the release of the FBI profile, Nancy Holden, one of Chase’s high school classmates called in the police and directed them towards Richard Chase as a suspect. Later Chase was investigated and similarities between the profile and Chase’s life were uncanny, so the police decided to question him however he refused. The police officers waited in the hallway till Chase decided to leave his apartment on January 27, 1978 and once he opened the door, carrying a blooddrenched box, he was arrested.
In 1975 Kenneth was charged with child molestation and sexual assault of his daughter, Paul never seemed affected by his parents marriage and the withdrawn depressed state of his mother until he became aware of his mother previous infidelity, after which he referred to her as a “slob” and a “whore”. After Paul graduated from Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute he became interested in motivational speakers and “get rich quick schemes” this lead to him using his new found
“A full-scale police operation yielded no concrete results” (Biography.com) up until April of 1985. “After the press demanded that the police do more to catch the killer, a dedicated task force comprised of hundreds of law-enforcement officers was established, and the FBI stepped in to assist” (Biography.com). After not finding much evidence after so many deaths and victims, the police felt the pressure from the media and developed a specific force to catch and stop Ramirez. “After a televised appeal, the car was found, complete with his fingerprints inside, and his criminal record enabled the police to finally put a name to the "Night Stalker"” (Biography.com). The police were able to get fingerprints out of the car and connect it to Ramirez.
Connecticut State Lottery Case Matthew Beck was born in 1963; no one could have imagined that the Florida Institute of Technology graduate would turn out to be a mass murderer. Described by many as hard-working, intelligent, golf aficionado, not much about him fitted the profile of a serial killer. Regardless of the reason, id he just snap or was his action a result of a long history of “hit or relent”, the results became evident on March 6, 1998. He had “brushed” shoulders with all his victims, and it is most likely that he was seeking revenge. On the said day he came armed with a semi-automatic handgun, a butcher knife, and three clips containing at least 19 rounds each.
Terry Blair The name of the serial killer I chose is Terry Blair Terry Blair was born September 16, 1961. He is in prison for life with no possibility for parole. Blair was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Terry Blair was the fourth child in a family of ten siblings. I have found no information about his father, but his mother Janice Blair only finished 9th grade and is believed to suffer from a psychological disorder.
He caught her saying a lot of suspicious things involving kurt and involving the case. Tom was also the only one to bring up the facts about Kurt’s drug use, the gun being melted, the flaws in the police report, and the suicide note (Soaked In Bleach).Tom bringing up all of this information caused the SPD to consider reopening and further investigating his case. When Kurt’s body was found, he had about 1.52
Lauri Peterson 's son was arrested on charges of attempted murder, vehicle theft, felony evading police, hit-and-run and assault and battery. He was put behind bars with a bond of $1 million. When they went through Lauri 's sons vehicle they were able to find evidence that linked him to the shooting, but they did not find the gun in the vehicle. In the past Lauri Peterson 's son has been arrested for various drug charges, battery and more. His mom actually was on the show from 2006 up until 2008.
Rutherford Birchard Hayes, the nineteenth president of the United States of America had many profound accomplishments before setting out on the campaign trail in 1876. Rutherford was born on October 4, 1822 in Delaware, Ohio, by his mother Sophia who had lost her husband, Rutherford’s father ten weeks earlier. Rutherford grew up in a house full of love and faith, which helped to smooth the rough times of growing up without a father, as well as losing two siblings. Rutherford earned the nickname “Rud” as he was growing up in Delaware, unable to play and socialize with other kids his age until he was seven years old due to his frail and unstable health in early years. With Rud couped up around the Hayes household for many of his early years,
ackground: Antwone Fisher was born on August 3, 1959 in a correctional facility home for young women in Ohio. Antwone does not know the reason of his mother, Eva Mae Fisher’s incarceration. Antwones father was twenty-three year old Edward Elkins, who was shot and killed two months before his birth. After his birth, Antwone was sent to an orphanage by state social services. Antwones mother never came to see or claim him after her release from her incarceration.