The police coerced Timothy Evans into a false confession by threatening him. After Evan’s execution the police found out that Evans was telling the truth and in fact John Christie was a serial killer who killed many women in his home. Evans received a posthumous pardon 16 years after his
October 2, 2012 Case Brief Cupp v Murphy 412 U.S. 291 (1973) Facts: Daniel Murphy was convicted of murdering his wife in the second degree. After he found out of the murder he called the police and voluntarily submitted himself to questioning. In the middle of his questioning the police noticed a dark spot on his finger and they asked if they could get a sample and he refused. The police did not respect his wishes and they took the sample anyways of what was under his fingernail. They processed it and later found out there was traces of his wife’s nightgown, skin, and blood all from the deceased victim.
The last two years of marriage, they were living separate under the same roof enduring great stress, tension, and resentment for each other. As a result of Luna’s relationship with Charlie, she experienced: anxiety, depression, loss of self, and emptiness. Additional stress, Luna graduated but could not find work in her field. For about one year, she remained in a depressed state, not doing very much. One day, Luna woke up with the strength to put herself back together, went back to working at her old job, started working out, and taking mental care of herself.
Anthony Edward Sowell, also known as The Imperial Avenue Killer or The Cleveland Strangler, born August 19, 1959, is a 53 year old serial killer. He has been convicted, charged and sentenced to death for the murder of 11 women. Sowell also served in the military. In 1989 was Anthony’s first, that the police know of, attempt to try to rape and kill a woman. Then in 2007, is what the police believe, Sowell started killing the women he brought back to his home on Imperial Avenue.
Edmund worked for the department of transportation in Santa Cruz and began to pick up hitchhikers, bring them to deserted areas, and brutally rape and kill them. He killed a total of six college girls from the area, promptly earning him the title of Co-Ed killer. This all culminated when he decided to kill his mother with a ice pick, beheading her and using her head for oral sex. He later killed his mother’s friend who he had called
He was said to be too unfit to stand trial because of his mental state. He told police he dug up the women and killed the owner because he was in a haze. In 1968 Ed’s doctor determined he was insane enough to stand trial on November 14 1968 he went on trial for the murders. The trial lasted a week and he was found guilty of first degree murder by reason of insanity and spent the rest of his life in a mental hospital where he died of respiratory failure, cardiovascular disease. As awful as Ed Gein was, some look at him at as a hero.
In 19th century London, England, terror was roaming the streets of the White Chapel neighborhood. Lurking in the dark, the world's first noted serial killer was planning his attack. Hours later, a prostitute would be found dead with her throat slashed and body mutilated. Before the end of November in 1888, seven prostitutes were found dead, all of them found with slashed throats and bodies missing organs. What kind of psychopathic monster could've been capable of such manslaughter?
Web. Dec. 2011. Mark Thompson graduated from Boston University in 1975 and in 1985, he won the Pulitzer Prize for public service in journalism. During the year 1994, he joined the Time magazine and since then he has been writing about Army's use of prescription drugs on soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq. In this periodical from the Time magazine written by Mark Thompson, he writes about the case of a U.S National Guard member, Matt Magdaz, who murdered his own family and then committed suicide.
In an interview she told the interviewee that she chose country because “There is so much passion and everyday life in the songs (Country Legends, 2011).” When taking a closer look at her songs we will be able to see this. Even though she was a country singer at heart she was unable to stick to her country roots in the start of her career. In 1965 Dolly signed with Monument Records. They saw Dolly as a “bubblegum pop singer” versus a country singer and encouraged her to sing as the same (Wikipedia, 2012). She did
On August 1994, a man entered Jane Marie Fray’s mobile home in South Michigan and stabbed her twenty-two times all over her body. Looking at the body, it had been killed in a very cruel and dreadful way. At the time of the murder, the killer also wrapped an electrical cord around her neck to suffocate her. When authorities found the body, they also noticed that the victim was bitten on her left ear at the time of the attack. Ricky Amolsch, the murder victim’s thirty-eight-year-old boyfriend, automatically became an immediate suspect of her murder.