Let’s Get Serial: The Unsolved Story of Woodland High School’s Murder Back in 1999, on January 13th right after school lets out in Baltimore city, Hae Min Lee’s life is taken from her. The holes and unanswered questions in her case make it intriguing, and confusing to answer who did it? Adnan Syed, Hae’s ex-boyfriend is the one they ultimately end up turning to as the perpetrator of the crime. Adnan has sentenced a life penalty for the felony. Even though there could be a refute with the evidence saying Adnan was guilty, there is too little to make a strong case with no question or hard evidence counteracting why he is innocent.
Explains how citizens and surviving victims are the main things that help police capture serial killers in the modern day. The finding of this article shows that there are two sides to perception regarding criminal profiling and forensic science – the public’s and the law enforcement’s. Also typical criminal TV shows such as Criminal Minds, Law & Order, and Profiler often are inaccurate in describing criminal profiling. I will use this article for my essay to help explain the accurate description of criminal profiling and how police capture serial
The first person she killed was a man named Richard Mallory; he was found in a junkyard with five more men’s bodies (College). Aileen Wuornos was found out and convicted with the death sentence; even if her sanity was questioned she was executed by lethal injection in 2002. On the psychological side of the scale, both Nature and Nurture are present in this case. Aileen had a very bad upbringing being abused, and abandoned which in tow would seem as if the nurture of her past drove her over the edge to commit those murders, but on the biological side of things her dad had some sort of problems as well, her father being a child molester that it could be argued that he gave her traits of being a molester, through heredity. This being said, in this case both nature and nurture had some play in part to why Aileen Wuornos became a serial
Jack The Ripper vs Zodiac Killer Mrs.Stubbs-Mesumbe Business Law 1 David Moreno 11/28/16 Jack the Ripper and Zodiac Killer have many similarities and differences.Both criminals but different people.They are both known to be terrible people that lived to be a serial killers and I 'm here to inform you about the two. In the late 1960s in California a man known by The Zodiac Killer had 7 confirmed murders by the police but claimed to have 37 victim. After his murders he would call the police and tell them that he was the one responsible.No one knows why he called himself The Zodiac Killer.He leaves a cross and circle after a murder as his sign and sent 4 cryptogram but only 1 was solved and stated how killing humans fun and that the best part is that everyone he kills will become his slave in the afterlife.He killed many couples using a knife and gun while wearing a costume covering his face and his cross and circle sign in the middle. David Faraday who was 17 years old and Betty Lou Jensen who was 16 years old. They were in a car when the zodiac killer shot David Faraday in the back of the head and Betty Lou Jensen shot five time to her back we know the Zodiac Killer did it because he called the police a month later to tell them information that the public does not know.
Author of “Juvenile Justice Information Exchange”, Jennifer Jenkins states, “He reported to a friend, who testified at his trial, about his ‘thrill kill’ that he just wanted to ‘see what it would feel like to shoot someone’”. This killer was aware of his crime and was aware of who his victims were due to planning the murders months before. Brain chemistry or brain growth did not
This quote shows that Wilson believes the driver of the car that killed Myrtle was performing an act of murder. This revelation and earlier discovery of his wife’s affair pushes him to the brink of reality, and he believes there is no solution other than to avenge his wife’s death. Consequently, he later finds and murders Gatsby whom he believes to be the killer. The difference in the context of Tom and Wilson’s acts of violence demonstrate the differences in their
She was accused of holding a shotgun and she partly broadcasted the event on Instagram. Korryn was a mother of two but she in the home with her two-year-old son Kodi Gaines. Kodi was shot by the police officer in the face and in the elbow. Due to the negligence of the officer and unreasonable shooting. The all-female jury awarded Kodi Gaines over $32million,
Although we hope our Police force will use their powers for good, but sometimes police misconduct can occur. Often, the police are under great pressure to act as quick as possible, espcially in a murder case and if the murder victime is white, a child, police officer, or prominent. For example, In the 1990’s the case of Rodney King, that not only shows a racist issue within the criminal justice system, but also the issue with abuse from police officers, but changed the country’s views on the LA police force. Twenty- Seven years ago,Rodney King was brutally beaten by Los Angeles police officers. King was intoxicated while driving and the police had caught him speeding, and initally he tried running away from the police, only to be followed by multiple police and a helicopter.
Mr Cowdery, a retired DPP officer said, "judges needed discretion in sentencing to ensure the punishment fitted with the circumstances of the crime and the criminal themselves". Mandatory sentencing poses a large threat to society, due to the limitation on a judge 's ability to sentence in accordance with the severity of the offence, an individual may receive a punishment much harsher than they may
“Gab” had done theft, burglary, and abuse of drugs and solvents several times. “Anjo” committed arson at age of eight. “Troy,” who was charged of frustrated homicide at age seventeen. One Sunday dawn, Mark Joseph Barrientos was attacked and murdered by “Crips” gang members without warning. Marlon raped his younger sister at the age of 10.