This case proceeded in London and was said to be a strong influence in the abolishment of capital punishment in the United Kingdom. Evans was executed in 1950 for the murder of his wife and 13-month-old daughter. Evans maintained his innocence through the whole trial and told investigators that his neighbor, John Christie murdered his family. There was not much evidence against Evans and the case was said to be really weak but he was still executed on March 9, 1950. The police coerced Timothy Evans into a false confession by threatening him.
This was done at the time when prohibition was at its highest. During the 1920’s, “Al joined the James Street Gang, a tough street gang of teenagers and kids run by Johnny Torrio who would himself become a founder member of the Chicago Mob(1). Capone was then asked to work with Torrio’s uncle who was a major part of the cities prostitution and gambling rings. At that time, Al Capone was America's best known gangster because of his disobedience to laws
But in reality, he killed him on Mafia Orders, which he received two years in Italian prison. After being released he then killed Vincenzo Capasso, who testified against him in the Parillo trial by slitting his throat. After killing him, Ricca assumed the name Paolo Maglio, and fled to the United States by way of cuba. On August 10th, 1920 Ricca arrived in New York City and Americanized his name to “Paul Ricca”. Paul Ricca’s rise to power began in Cuba when Ricca met Joseph “Diamond Joe” Espinoza who was a Chicago bootlegger and restaurant owner.
David Berkowitz - The Son of Sam: David Berkowitz, better known as Son of Sam, is an infamous 1970s New York City serial killer who killed six people and wounded several others. His crimes became legendary because of the bizarre content in the letters that he wrote to the police and the media and his reasons for committing the attacks. With the police feeling the pressure to catch the killer, "Operation Omega" was formed, which was comprised of over 200 detectives; all working on finding the Son of Sam before he killed again. Berkowitz's Childhood: David Berkowitz, born June 1, 1953, was the adopted son of Nathan and Pearl Berkowitz. The family lived in a middle-class home in the Bronx.
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.
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. To the San Francisco Bay area, as well as the rest of ... estimated he may have killed over 50. Due to the nature of Zodiac’s letters and from witnesses police have a good idea of what Zodiac is like even though he remains at large. Given what is known about serial killers in general, and Zodiac in particular, authorities estimate he was born between 1938 and 1943, making him in his mid-twenties to early thirties at the time of his first murder in 1966. The estimation is also supported by witness statements.
Mr. Untouchable Organized crime figure born on October 15, 1933, in New York City, sometimes called Mr. Untouchable, Leroy "Nicky" Barnes became one of the biggest drug dealers in New York City during the 1970s. He helped found a criminal organization known as "The Council," which handled a large share of the city's heroin trade. According to his autobiography, Mr. Untouchable , Barnes started selling drugs at an early age. He ran with a street gang for a time and developed a taste for heroin, which quickly became an addiction. In 1950, Barnes was arrested for possession of a hypodermic needle.
Paul Yale Mo Hassan Bus 18-80473 7 October 2013 O.J. Simpson Trial Verdict 1) What crimes were committed? The OJ Simpson case was a criminal trial, with two charges of murder to O.J. Simpson, the murder of his ex-wife Nichole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, a personal friend of Brown. During the trial, Mark Fuhrman perjured himself on the witness stand, later pleading nolo contendere to a charge of perjury.
The most prominent and respectable critic of the trial was known to be Felix Frankfurter, a professor at Harvard Law School. He was appointed to the Supreme Court by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1939. For six years the Sacco-Vanzetti case has been a conflict in Massachusetts. A place where murder trials are usually dispatched, this extraordinary delay in itself calls for attention. The fact is, that a long line of disclosures has sparked interest far beyond the state lines of Massachusetts and even of the United States.
Mutulu was caught in 1986 and imprisoned for the robbery of a Brinks armored truck in which two police officers and a guard were killed. Shakur had a half-sister, Sekyiwa, two years his junior, and an older stepbrother, Mopreme "Komani" Shakur, who appeared on many of his recordings. At the age of twelve, Shakur enrolled in Harlem's 127th Street Repertory Ensemble and was cast as the Travis Younger character in the play A Raisin in the