On January 29, 1991, a vile crime occurred in the Heikkila home in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Twenty-year-old Matthew Heikkila, the adopted son of Richard and Dawn Heikkila loaded up a “sawed-off 20-gauge shotgun” (Sullivan). He labeled shotgun shells “Mom” and “Dad”, and shot his parents both in the head. Matthew plotted the murder to get the chance to steal his parent’s credit cards, and treat his girlfriend to a birthday dinner. Matthew then left his parent’s dead bodies on the floor of his home and he and his girlfriend enjoyed a night in NYC.
He confessed to killing 17 women and possibly raping another 30 over a 12-year span. Over the next couple of months, investigators found seven bodies at the grave sites that Hansen told them about. The women were found in the areas of The Knik River, the Knik Bridge, Horseshoe Lake and Figure Eight Lake in the following order ,on April 24, Sue Luna , Malai Larsen , April 25, DeLynn Frey, April 26, Teresa Watson, Angela Feddern, April 29, Tamara Pederson and on May 9, Lisa Futrell's . A total of 12 bodies were
Around 10 p.m. the child was discovered gone and after looking around they found a $50,000 ransom note, traces of mud were found on the nursery floor and two sections of the ladder that had been used to reach the window. The investigation went on for weeks and there were many ransom notes and clues to find the baby
One of the most peculiar cases in the investigative community just occurred a few months ago. When Mr. John Douglas was murdered by the Scrowers a group of criminals who hailed from Vermissa Valley also known to residents as the Valley of fear. The Scrowers had been terrorizing Vermissa valley for years until Douglas who at the time was a Pinkerton agent whose real name was Birdy Edwards infiltrated the dangerous Scrower organization to take them down and bring them to the hands of justice. Many Scrowers faced various forms of imprisonment and the leader of the Scrowers John Mcginty was sentenced to death. “ Mr. Douglas was a bright mind subject to the impossible job of taking down a illegal organization and also escaping with his
Albert DeSalvo The Boston Strangler is a name given to the murderer of thirteen women in and near Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1960s. Although Albert DeSalvo confessed to the crimes and DNA evidence linked him to the last victim, some investigators still believe that not all thirteen murders could have been committed by one person. Between June 14, 1962 and January 4, 1964, thirteen women ranging in age from nineteen to seventy-five were found murdered in their respective apartments. Most had been strangled; one had been stabbed.
He would then take them to his house the woods or even in his car then he would rape them at one of theses locations. After raping them he would strangle them manually but after a while the women would but up a fight leaving marks cuts and bruises from them fighting back. After awhile he stopping strangling them manually and he used a rope or a cord which is known as ligatures. After killing them he would then dump the body in the river or in the woods after having sex with there dead bodies. The dead bodies he left in the woods he would leave them in odd positions as the investigation
Lonnie Franklin was arrested on July 7th, 2010 and charged with 10 accounts of murder and one account of attempt of murder. Beginning in 1985 and ending in 2010, 118 women were reported killed near or in the neighborhood Lonnie Franklin lived in. Although only 118 women were found dead, Lonnie owned over 180 pictures of different women in a variety sexual positions in their undergarments in his house and in his car. Many of the women in the photos were found dead, but where are the ones that weren’t? These killings took place in a poor neighborhood at a time where the vast usage of crack cocaine and the amount of prostitution was mass and ignored by the police because the amount of usage and popularity was apparently too large to even try
The police could not ignore them because law enforcement was not providing any information to the community. There were two additional bodies of young African Americans children who were found in the spring of 1980, and another child became missing. The FBI was then sent in to assist in the case because there were bodies of African-American victims begin turning up in wooded areas. The break that law enforcement needed came when the perpetrator changed where they were disposing of the bodies, which most of the murdered bodies were found in the woods. But bodies started showing up in the Chattahoochee River in 1981.
The murder weapon that was used for each victim was a knife, according to, Criminal Profiler, Dr. John Philpin, a very intimate kill. The women were abducted and then disposed of in a wooded area off of a dirt road. The location of the dumpsites for
The book mentioned above gives a continuation of the captivating autobiographical aspects of Charles Eastman. It tells the story right from his Indian boyhood, to his years while in school and lastly his life as a medical doctor. As a result, he becomes one of the best known and highest paid Indians at the time. Notably, he devoted his entire life to government service by providing assistance to his fellow Indians so that they may sufficiently adapt to the ways of the white world while at the same time maintaining their culture. It is on this basis that the following article will present a discussion detailing the thesis, symbolism, and the contributions towards scholarship as will be analyzed from the work.
Into The Woods The musical “Into the Woods” by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine is a metaphor for life in many ways, but the most prominent one is the woods symbolizing life itself. The prologue song “Into The Woods” is about each of the character’s dreams and wishes. Cinderella wishes to go to the festival, Little Red Riding Hood wants to deliver bread to Granny, and the Baker and his wife want to have a child, even though the witch cursed their lineage.
Into the Woods is a great stage production and even a great movie. But there are some things that make one better than the other. Which one is better? The stage production is better for multiple reasons. Into the Woods is about some of our favorite characters from our favorite stories, like Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, along with Cinderella, any others.
Hallow’s Eve 1993, 11:04 pm It was a day like any other. Matt and Emma were in Matt’s 1993 Toyota pickup truck on their way to Black Rose Woods for their 2-year anniversary of when they first meet. It became dark, like a blanket covering the earth by the clouds while wolves howled at the moon as Matt drove with Emma and saw many teared up signs, almost like a bear attack, near the entrance that seemed to say through all the scratches and old, flakey ink, “Murders have been performed here enter at own risk,” with other words that were not eligible, but decided to ignore them, as they thought it was most likely old and has been there for many years. As they arrived, a male senior, early 50s, hunchback forest ranger of the camping grounds woke