The case of Ted Bundy Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy, born Theodore Robert Cowell (November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989), was an American serial killer active between 1973 and 1978. After more than a decade of vigorous denials, he eventually confessed to over 30 murders, although the actual total of victims remains unknown. Estimates range from 26 to over 100, the general estimate being 35. Ted Bundy murders were confirmed in multiple states including Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Florida. Ted Bundy would rape strangle and beat young women and girls.
Sociology 111 Extra Credit The Confessions is a video that is about four U.S navy sailors that are arrested for the murder and rape of Michelle Moore-Bosko. Based on this video all men are also interrogated, have negative DNA results, and have no evidence regarding this crime scene. Daniel Williams, Joe dick, Derek trice and Eric Wilson were all charged with the murder of Michelle Moore-Bosko. Although all four men stories were completely different, they all signed a confession form out of fear of the death penalty and the jury didn’t believe them. So they were all found guilty.
In the final group, the two confederates in the experiment noted the smoke and then ignored it, which resulted in only 10% of the participants reporting the smoke. Example of the Bystander Effect The most frequently cited example of the bystander effect in introductory psychology textbooks is the brutal murder of a young woman named Catherine "Kitty" Genovese. On Friday, March 13, 1964, 28-year-old Genovese was returning home from work. As she approached her apartment entrance, she was attacked and stabbed by a man later identified as Winston Moseley. Despite Genovese’s repeated calls for help, none of the dozen or so people in the nearby apartment building who heard her cries called police to report the incident.
“On Jan. 15, 1974, Joseph Otero Jr., 38, his wife Julie, 34, and two children were found murdered in their home. Three other family members -- Charles, 15; Danny, 15; and Carmen, 13; were not home during the killing spree.”(Kari & Associates 2006). After this, Dennis Rader killed Kathryn Bright, hiding in her bedroom until she arrived home. “She was accompanied by her 19 year old brother Kevin. They were both taken by surprise when a man came out of the room with a gun.” It was a little bit of a struggle for Dennis Rader, but he eventually killed Kathryn Bright, and he left Kevin Bright with permanent damage.
In the late sixties and early seventies, California was haunted by dozens of unsolved murders. The offender remains unknown to this day. The murderer, who referred to himself as “the Zodiac,” ;made contact with the police and area newspapers throughout his reign of terror through a series of menacing notes. Although the police were never able to apprehend Zodiac, they were able to gather information about him via the letters. Zodiac boasted of killing up to forty victims, however, police The Zodiac Killer The late 1960’s and early 1970’s represented a great deal of things to a great deal of people.
Narrates that she was raped when she was very young, what we see as an example of crime funnel with the level of reported crimes, and she never reported this. Also her brother died while in jail, and that her parents were separated. It is evident that all these factors that affected her life, leads to conclude that they determine the fact that she was involved in a murder. This murder took place on September 14, 1989 where the victim was Leonard Skwarok. Yvonne’s sentence was the longest and most severe of all involved in the murder, 25 years while the others received 10 years.
They were carrying a factory payroll of $15,776. Three weeks after the murder of the paymaster and his guard, Sacco and Vanzetti fell into a police trap that was set up for suspect in the Braintree crime. Both men were not under surveillance for these crimes, but at the time of their arrest, they were both carrying guns. They were charged for the South Braintree crimes and, according to the Sacco-Vanzetti case, “Vanzetti was also charged with an earlier holdup attempt that had taken place on December 24, 1919, in the nearby town of Bridgewater.” On April 15, the day of the Braintree murders, it has been said that Sacco had taken a day off from work. Sacco's testimony that on April l5—the day that he was away from works—he was in Boston seeking a passport to Italy.
Jack the Ripper: Why he got away If you have ever watched any of the recent criminal justice shows on television you should know that it is a rarity for a criminal to get away nowadays. We have everything from fingerprinting, to DNA traces, and everything in between. So, how is it that one of the most famous and vicious criminals from the past has never been caught? Researchers have declared that there is little known about just how many women Jack the Ripper actually killed; numbers range from four to seven. You would think that with all those victims the police would have had some evidence for a suspect.
PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILE – THE HAMMER MURDERER NAME: John Doe (Alias: The Hammer Murderer) DATE OF BIRTH: Unknown (1925-1935) DATE OF REPORT: September 14, 2014 REASON OF PROFILE: Police request INSTANT OFFENSE: Mr Doe has killed several of his victims by blunt force trauma to the head by hammer, thus the reason of his alias. His victims were all caucasian females approximately the same age as Mr Doe. SOURCES OF INFORMATION: Main witness: A witness of Mr Doe’s latest kill on 58th street. Additional witnesses: Two bystanders and the florist on 3rd Ave. witnessed Mr Doe the day of the murder. It is important to notice that none of the information stated in this report has been obtained through psychological testing or clinical interview of Mr Doe in order to verify its correctness.
In 1991, Troy Davis was sentenced to death for the murder of a police officer Mark Allen Macphail in Savannah, Georgia. The case against Troy Davis primarily based on only witness testimony without any DNA evidence. Since his 1991 trial, seven of key nine witnesses even changed their testimonies; some claiming police forced them to. However, after years of appeal did not prove his innocent, Troy Davis was finally executed in September 2011 with he still claiming himself innocent. On the same day, Iran publicly hanged a 17-year old boy, name Alireza Molla-Soltani had convicted of killing a popular athlete despite international prohibitions against executing juveniles.