The second murder happened on July 5, 1969, in the morning. He shot 22 years old Darlene Ferrin, and her boyfriend, 19 years old, Mike Mageau. They were sitting in a parked car in Vallejo when a man approached them with a flashlight. He fired various shots and killed Ferrin and wounded Mageau. After an hour a man called the police.
The Zodiac Killer Four decades ago from the late 1960’s to early 1970’s many people were afraid of the “Zodiac Killer”. Mostly because he was never captured and unknown. The killer named himself Zodiac, and symbolized himself with a cross-circle. He sent a series of encrypted letters to the local Bay Area press, in California. His letters had no address, only the initials rh or Zodiac.
Furthermore, the Zodiac has been “directly linked to at least 5 murders in Northern California” (“Zodiac Killer Biography”). He would monitor the total number of people he has allegedly killed in the letters he would occasionally send (Newton 414). Even though he has confessed to murdering all those people it was never confirmed. The taunting letters and unthinkable body count
Starting “Dear Editor: I am the killer of the two teenagers last Christmas at Lake Herman…” the letter contained points of interest from murders that only the killer could have known. The executioner went ahead to undermine further assaults if the letters were not imprinted on the front page of the papers. Each closed with a symbol consisting of a circle with a cross through it and was joined by one piece of a three part cipher that he guaranteed contained his identity. The police could never crack any of the codes sent from the Zodiac Killer. These ciphers were what he was mostly known for.
In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, San Francisco and parts of the Bay Area faced one of the most mass unknown murders that is still unsolved until this day. The murder, who exemplified himself as the “Zodiac,” kept in contact with the police and area newspapers using notes, confirming that he has murdered yet another citizen. Although the police were never able to identify the zodiac, they were able to gather information about him through letters he was sending to the police and newspapers. The zodiac killed up to about 40 people, but the police is estimating about 50, therefore the amount of killings still remains unknown. The zodiac was very creative at his killings, so everytime the police thought they had gained knowledge on his strategies, Zodiac would change his ways and leave the police speechless.
He promised tantalizing details about his identity to anyone who could decipher his cryptic message. This prompts investigators and reporters to become obsessed with uncovering the identity of the Zodiac Killer. The most prominent characters involved with the case are Robert Graysmith, a political cartoonist from the San Francisco Chronicle; Paul Avery, a crime reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle; and David Toschi, a police inspector who was assigned the Zodiac case. Graysmith steadily becomes obsessed with the case and entrenches himself in investigations, which puts his marriage and family life in jeopardy. Compiling information from Avery and Toschi, Graysmith identifies Arthur Leigh Allen, who was previously the leading suspect in the case, as the Zodiac.
A 17-year-old male, Joseph Lopez, a junior at Spring Valley High School murdered the 28th of April of 2008. Lopez's body was found in a drain tunnel under Tropicana Avenue, west of the I-215 less than a mile from his home. I would look through his social media, text messages, and phone calls. I would interview all his friends. People he knew in school and outside school and people he came in contact with hours before his murder.
There was an event called Mardi Gras where a group of people came together to celebrate fat Tuesday,a day before Lent day. During this event Jake was murdered,the murder is yet not identified, and all we know is that Mr. Naquin was murdered in the bathroom with a Mardi Gras. It is to my believe that Mr. Naquin was murdered by Ms. Amy La Fleur due to the fact that witnesses mention how they saw Jake leave a minute before Amy did and no one knows where Ms. La Fleur went . Although Ms. La Fleur came back 30 sec or so before Ross found Mr.Naquin no one else was gone during the event of Mr. Naquin's death therefore leaving Mr. La Fleur to be the only one besides the victim who was missing during the event. One is more likely to be blamed for a crime if they were not present during the murder
In April 1969, Ron Ridenhour a young GI who served in the Vietnam War sent a letter provided with evidence he had gathered of the My Lai Massacre, to President Nixon, antiwar congressman Mo Udall and other prominent men in Washington, D.C. The response was a detailed investigation, Lieutenant Calley was identified as a suspect and was charged with six counts of premeditated murder. (CHAMBERS II, JW. 2000. The Oxford Companion to American Military History: My Lai Massacre.
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