The O.J. Simpson murder case brought in a lot of publicity and attention from many aspects that made it unlike most cases. Neighbors of the victim immediately alerted the LAPD when they found two bodies that appeared to have multiple stab wounds. The bodies were those of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron L. Goldman, a good friend of Nicole (Pellowski, 2001). Nicole Brown Simpson was married to O.J. Simpson, a famous
The Zodiac killer was a serial murderer in the San Francisco area during the nineteen-sixties. He was known for the letters he sent to the San Francisco police. The letters included various enciphered messages, which lead to police being wildly confused as they spent days upon days trying to decipher the Zodiacs cyphers. Some of his earlier cyphers were easily solved, others remain unsolved to this day. While the Zodiac Killer was never caught, many suspects came to light during the time of the investigation.
John Wayne Gacy is a serial killer who killed 33 people in total. He was born on May 17th 1942 in Chicago where he was physically and verbally abused by his father. Since this age he showed unusual behaviours and avoiding society, but then was determined that he has a psychological disorder. He moved to Los Angeles and was living a normal life however he started showing his real face in 1968 where he raped a young, male employee.
7 The Night Stalker Thestar.com Richard Ram was known as the Night Stalker and during his 8 month killing spree during the 1980’s he killed 14 victims. The self-proclaimed Satanist broke into homes, burgalured, raped, and killed, and once captured seemed to enjoy the publicity and media attention. And his crimes attracted a lot of attention. On the first day of his trial he entered the courtroom, held out his hand, which had a pentagram drawn on it, and shouted, “Hail Satan!”
This man is the one and only infamous Zodiac Killer. Between the years of 1968 and 1969, the Zodiac Killer murdered at least five people, though he was suspected of more. He had killed a confirmed five people, injured two, and possibly killed twenty to twenty-eight more people, even though he confessed to thirty-seven murders
Serial killers have many motives on why they kill the people they do. Many serial killers come from a dark childhood where they could have been molested by either a mother or a father and that could lead them on to molest and murder other small children. A serial killer known as Gary Ridgway killed and murdered over what is to believe seventy eight prostitutes. I was able to look through many articles and background information on many different credible websites. These sources gave me credible and honest information on how and why Gary Ridgway killed the people he did and why in general serial killers kill the people they do.
The person who killed Hae on January 13th, 1999 is Adnan Syed. He was assisted by Jay Wilds. Jay admits several times to assisting Adnan in Hae’s murder. While getting interviewed Jay says that he helped Adnan get to track practice and dig a hole for Hae’s body (7-8). This proves that Jay assisted Adnan in murdering Hae and that they were both involved in the crime.
There were many Murders in the area of Northern California between the late 1960’s and the early 1970’s, there were 7 death attacks to be known during that time. Concluding these attacks and the connection to Stine’s strike, are all leading back to the man behind the mask of the Zodiac Killer. He takes confesses to every attack, he even helps them prove
His attitude changed throughout the court session, he was talking to himself, singing and at one point dropped his pants. On October 15th, Chikatilo was charged for the murders of 52 people and was sentenced to death, 16 months later he was shot in the head. My research question is “To what extent is Andrei Chikatilo a psychopath?” I chose this question because Chikatilo shows many traits of being a psychopath which is why I think this question is appropriate for this essay.
Holmes are still iconic in their own right, though not many people notice it. As previously mentioned, because of Holmes’ use of a “murder house”, the creation of “haunted houses” appeared, though it’s origins forgotten. Not many people know that this iconic staple of Halloween was inspired by a serial killer’s own house where he tortured and murdered any and all visitors, while we get to leave whenever we are done or too scared to continue. In television, a character named James March and his hotel are themed after elements of H.H. Holmes, in both murderous tendencies and a home with traps and death around every corner. Though not fully remembered in modern media, Holmes is a legend in his own right that existed before the name “serial killer” became
Nick Gordon 's response to the $40 million lawsuit was packed with claims and full of shocking revelations for the murder of Bobbi Kristina Brown could have been caught on video. Nick Gordon 's legal team is loaded with legal experts, including Jose Baez, who won an acquittal for Casey Anthony. However, the attorneys were surprise when they heard Nick Gordon 's confession. He reportedly admitted that before Kristina died, he was actually spying on her through a surveillance camera. However, it remains unknown where the cameras are at this point in time.
Unsolved crimes are predominantly the work of a serial killer, who is unable to be identified, due to either a lack of evidence or a very smart, guile person. The unsolved crimes generally have a negative effect on the general public, in that they create a sense of fear and uneasiness. An example would be The Zodiac KIller. The killer's’ identity is a mystery to this day, though many people, as well as investigators, have speculations of who he really is (Rutherford-Morrison).
Ted Bundy Ted bundy was a well known serial killer. He brought fear to many country. No one would've ever thought that he was a psychopath. He was an educated man and very handsome. To find out that he was a rapist, kidnapper, burglar and a necrophile was a big surprise to many of his peers.