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.
He closed many of Capone’s breweries and speakeasies, and slowly brought his empire down. Convicted of Income Tax Evasion The federal government finally managed to arrest him by prosecuting him for income tax evasion in 1931. He was tried, found guilty, and sentenced the next year to 11 years in the federal penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. But he was still able to oversee his criminal empire from his cell. In 1934, he was transferred to the new federal prison at Alcatraz Island, built to hold the country's worst criminals, in San Francisco Bay.
· Dick rats out Perry. · Perry describes vividly the murders. (Climax) · They are trialed to murder and put on death row Minor Events · Mr. Clutter gets life insurance. · Dick goes back home the day after the murder like nothing. · Lowell Lee Andrews goes to jail and his killing is delayed by a month which gives Dick and Perry hope.
In August 1943, Karl Koch was arrested by the Gestapo at the request of SS judge Josias Prince of Waldeck-Pyrmont. Karl Otto was charged with the unauthorized murder of three prisoners, while Ilse was accused of the embezzlement of more than 700,000RM. Though Ilse was acquitted, Karl Otto was convicted and shot in April 1945. At the end of the war, Koch was arrested and charged with "participating in a common criminal plan for encouraging, aiding, abetting and participating in the atrocities at Buchenwald." In 1947, an American military tribunal found Koch found guilty and sentenced her to life-imprisonment.
He was charged with robbery, bail was set for $10,000. The murder charges were held until his sanity could be proved. The Judge determined that Gein should be held at Central State for 30 days, for an evaluation. And on 23 December 1957 Judge Bunde announced that the psychiatrists had declared Gein insane. He was committed to Central State and stayed there until 1968, when he was found fit to stand trial.
His trial only lasted 2 weeks and was found guilty and was sentenced to 957 years in prison. He served his time at Columbia Correctional Institute in Portage, Wisconsin. He was attacked twice in prison, the first time someone tried to cut his throat with a razor blade but it was unsuccessful and he escaped. The second time he was attacked by Christopher Scarver and beaten to death by a broomstick handle on November 28th, 1994. His father wrote a book called A Father’s Story and donated a portion of the proceeds to the victims’ families.
The trial was set for January 2, 1935 and it was expected to be the trial of the century (Petersen). When defense attorneys called Hauptmann to the witness stand, he professed total innocence, claimed that police had subjected him to beatings, and stated that he had been forced to produce handwriting samples that matched the ransom notes (Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping). After more than five weeks of testimony and 11 hours of deliberation, the jury returned a guilty verdict on Feb. 13, 1935, and Hauptmann was sentenced to death (Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping). On June 20, 1935 Hauptmann’s defense team appealed his conviction to New Jersey’s highest tribunal and on October 9, 1935 that appeal was denied (Busch). On Oct. 15, 1935, the defense team files second appeal and on Dec. 9, 1935 it was denied by the U.S. Supreme Court (Busch).Hauptmann, denying until the end any involvement in the crime, was executed by electric
He returned home after two years, stumbling wounded into the family home. That night, a skirmish between the British and the patriots woke the Martins and they gave care to the wounded of both sides the next morning. British soldiers approached the house, proceeded to kill the Colonial wounded, burnt down the house and took Gabriel into custody as a spy, intending to hang him. Martin's
Robert Kett and his brother William were given special punishment. In December William was hanged from the steeple of Wymondham Abbey and Robert was hanged from the walls of Norwich Castle. His body remained there for months as a warning, until the smell got too bad and it was removed. The rebellion had convinced many that the government would never help them
Nero established Armenia as a buffer state against Parthia (Iran), but only after a costly war. There were revolts - in Britain (60 AD - 61 AD), led by Boudicca, and Judea (66 AD - 70 AD). In 65 AD, Gaius Calpurnius Piso led a conspiracy against the emperor and in the purge that followed, a number of prominent Romans were executed, including Seneca and his nephew, the epic poet Lucan. In 65 AD, Nero is believed to have kicked his wife Poppaea to death. His next wife was Statilia Messalina, whose first husband Nero had executed.