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.
Kuo stated that Simmons was sane and capable of standing trial. Simmons first trial lasted six hours and he was convicted May 12, 1988. On May 16, 1988 the judge sentenced Simmons to death by “lethal injection” , plus 147 years. Simmons was found guilty of fourteen counts of murder in the deaths of his family. After questioning followed with some evidence Simmons lashed out at a man by the name of Bayum, punching him in the face, and struggling to get a deputy’s handgun.
Felisha Khooblall Criminology – Reaction Paper “Tracy Thurman Case” The Tracy Thurman Case was in the 1980s. Between November of 1982 and June 1983, Tracy Thurman was stalked and attacked by her estranged husband Charles Thurman. She was brutally attacked by Charles, stabbing her multiple times, kicking her and stomping on her skull. Due to the amount of damage done to her, she was turned into a quadriplegic. During the attack, the police allowed her husband to wander around for 25 minutes and watched as he continued to attack her.
Williams v. State , 110 So. 2d 654 (1959). Facts Williams was convicted and sentenced to death for the rape of a seventeen year old young woman. The victim testified that while driving a few minutes after leaving a store, Webb City, parking lot on the night of December 18, 1957 Williams stabbed her with an ice pick from the back seat of her car. He then drove her around town, sexually assaulted her twice, stopped the car and left.
In this small town, Tom Robinson, a black man, husband, and father of two is on trial for a crime of rape. The accuser is Mayella Ewell, the 19-year-old daughter of Bob Ewell. The crime of rape is a serious and if Tom is found guilty, he will be executed. The crime in question took place in the evening of November 21, 1935, close to the county dump, in the Ewell’s house. Mr. Robinson’s lawyer is Atticus Finch, who resides in Maycomb.
A few months later he stabbed and strangled a woman. The young man with her survived being shot twice and provided the first clue to authorities, the assailant was an average man with crazed eyes. After the second crime, Rader wrote a letter confessing to the first murders and referring to himself as the BTK Strangler. He explained that BTK stood for B-bind them, T-torture them, K-kill them. Psychological Studies on Rader have established that even as a young child in grade school he would often fantasize about bondage, controlling and torturing individuals.
And in Florida jury had gave a 14 year-old boy who killed a girl while playing wresting moves on her, and now will be life in prison without parole. (Jessica, Reaves that some consider 16-and 17- year-old for the death penalty). My second source was on a website huff post crime at (WWW.huffingtonpost.com) were their is a case that is written (By Paul Elias 08/18/12) were a young girl at age 17 from San Francisco she was sentenced to die in prison without parole. For killing and robbing and in that same city there was a murdered in 1993 by two teen did a robbery of gun shop. The San Francisco of California Assembly’s passage a bill introduced by state Sen. Leland yee, D-San Francisco.
She had been shot in the back four times, the pools of her blood on the rocks covered with sand. Only a bit of her clothing remained uncovered to show where she had been buried. The police soon turned to a local boy named Alvin Heaton junior under suspicion of the crime. He was detained, questioned and eventually charged with the murder of Mary Stevens. He went to trial and was found guilty of her murder, sentenced to life in prison at hard labor.
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.
The Shawshank Redemption opens with Andy Dufresne being interrogated and sentenced for the murder of his wife and her lover. During the interrogation Mr. Dufresne flashes back to the night of the alleged murders. The flashbacks show Mr. Dufresne reaching into his glove compartment and pulling out a gun and bullets while sitting outside of his wife’s lover’s home. The interrogating attorney accuses Mr. Dufresne of shooting his wife and her lover, but the flash backs do not show him using his gun. During the interrogation Mr. Dufresne states that on his way home to ‘sleep it off’, he threw his gun into the Royal River; the attorney states that after searching the river for three days the gun was never recovered.