Maria Everson Zaborsky Infamous Crime Cases An infamous case that was solved by forensic evidence was the Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy case. He was an American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile. He assaulted many women and girls killing between 30-40 people throughout seven different states, which Ted Bundy confessed to. He also cut the head of 12 victims off and kept the head in his house as a memory to always have, he would also kill women and later return to the crime scene to have intercourse with the body until it began to rot or was destructed by wild animals. In 1975 Ted was arrested in Utah but was released due to the little evidence, Two years later was convicted of kidnapping and escaped.
The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
Theodore Demos Case Study - Jeffery Dahmer Jeffery Dahmer is a well known serial killer that terrorized Milwaukee from 1978 to 1991. He would murder his victims, dismembered them and bury them. It is said that some of his victims were eaten; however he denies that it was a habit. This case study will cover Jeffery Dahmer’s biological, psychodynamic and cognitive disorders. Jeffery Dahmer was born in May of 1960 in Akron Ohio.
Bulger suffered multiple skull fractures from blows to the head, and was sexually abused by the two older boys. After the beatings, they left Bulger’s lifeless body across the railway tracks so that his body would be cut in half. Police were able to pin Venables and Thompson because of video images that captured Bulger’s abduction from the mall. DNA testing matched the blood found on the boys’ shoes to Bulger. Thompson and Venables were arrested and controversially tried and convicted in an adult court.
“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.
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
Holden narrates that he smashed windows of the garage and cars, and he literally lost it. His family was also trying to get him psychoanalyzed because of his actions. After leaving Mr. Antolinin’s house, Holden goes to the train station. He reads a magazine over there and says, “The magazine said that if you had any sores in your mouth that didn’t heal pretty quickly, it was a sign that you probably had cancer. I’d had this sore on my the inside of my lip for about two weeks.
Kuklinski went from a child who knew no better to killing people because of his temper that made it to a contract killer. When the contract killer dies, they decided to actually count how many people he had murder which came out to the total of over 200 people. After his death had happened many psychologists and criminologist were wondering what made him killed over 200 people. There have been many hypotheses on why he decided to kill those many innocent people. No one has come up with a right answer to say exactly what was going through his head and why he chose to do what he did.
David Berkowitz “The Son of Sam” Criminal Profile David Berkowitz “The Son of Sam” Criminal Profile The “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz was a notorious serial killer in the New York area in 1976 - 1977, killing six people and seriously injuring five others (Brody, 2013). He killed at night and targeted brown-haired women and couples sitting in cars, shooting them in cold blood (Brody,2013). He left letters at some of the crimes scenes indicating he was the “Son of Sam” (Brody, 2013). He believed his neighbor Sam Carr was possessed by demons and possibly Satan and their dog told him to kill (Brody, 2013).This man experienced a significant negative developmental, biological and situational factors in his life from infancy to adulthood. This paper will provide a criminal profile based on the biological, developmental and situational factors that lead to his killing spree.
The detectives find clues at each scene that relates to the others. They then are lead to believe they are chasing a serial killer. The first scene they find a man who was forced to feed himself to death. They found that the man’s stomach had burst from over eating. They next crime scene they find a rich attorney murdered by bloodletting or draining of his blood.