The Lovely Bones 9/3/14 Brief overview: My book was about a girl named Susie who was murdered by George Harvey. He lured her into his underground fort in the cornfield late after school. Susie’s parents tried everything trying to find her. The detectives then found out she was dead. Susie’s dad kept trying to figure out who her murderer was.
Casey Anthony's defense team claims that Caylee accidentally drowned in the family pool on June 16, 2008 and that George Anthony, Casey Anthony's father, was present and helped dispose of the body. Defense lawyer Jose Baez argued in opening statements that Casey Anthony hid Caylee's death in a bizarre emotional quirk that was the result of alleged sexual abuse by her father. After jurors were recessed this afternoon, former boyfriend Lazzaro testified that Casey Anthony confided she had been physically abused by her father, but made no mention of sexual abuse. "Hitting, that's all I can remember…I took it as discipline," said
The then-28-year-old claimed Holly had accidentally drowned after falling into the bath at his rented cottage as he tried to treat her nosebleed. He also claimed to have accidentally suffocated Jessica while trying to stop her screaming after she witnessed the incident. However a jury failed to believe his lies and following a six-week trial at the Old Bailey, Huntley was found guilty on both counts of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. Maxine Carr, his girlfriend was also found guilty of perverting the course of justice, and then she was charged and served a 21-month prison term. Ten years on from the tragedy, Holly’s family have spoken out vowing to “make it out the other side”.
Errors in the Investigation of JonBenet Ramsey’s Death In the early morning hours of December 26, 1996 JonBenet Patricia Ramsey was murdered at her family’s home in Boulder, Colorado. At approximately 5:52am, her mother, Patsy, calls police declaring that her daughter had been kidnapped and that she had found a ransom note on the back staircase in the kitchen of the home. Police officers arrived at the home at 6:00am and conduct a search of the premises. JonBenet is not found at this time. The ransom note found by Patsy Ramsey is read and indicates that JonBenet’s father, John, and mother Patsy must pay $118,000 by 10 am the next morning to ensure JonBenet’s safe return.
Danielle Nicole Ford Forensic Science January 27, 2011 THOMAS CAPANO ACCIDENT OR MURDER Thomas J. Capano (born October 11, 1949) is a disbarred American lawyer from Wilmington, Delaware, who was convicted of the 1996 murder of his lover Anne Marie Fahey. The case made headlines because Capano is from a wealthy family and was a former deputy attorney general of Delaware. In 1994 Capano was a partner at the Wilmington office of the law firm Saul Ewing LLP when he became involved with Anne Marie Fahey, the 28-year-old appointments secretary to then-Governor Thomas R. Carper. Fahey did not want to continue her affair with Capano. Fahey had been attempting to end her relationship with the married Capano and had begun seeing another man.
The story is written in the perspective of ten year old Sarah Starzynski, and present day American journalist, Julia Jarmond. During 1942 in Paris, Sarah Starzynski was taken with her parents by the French police who were going door to door, to round up Jewish families. Sarah, who was desperate to protect her three year old brother, Michel, hides in him in their secret hiding place, and locks him up in a cupboard where she thought he would be safe. Still innocent, Sarah promises to come back for him as soon as they are released, but little did she know, she wasn’t coming back. Sixty years later, Sarah’s tragic story intertwines with that of middle aged reporter, Julia.
Meursault is found guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced to death by guillotine. At the beginning of Meursault’s trial, the judge questions Meursault about why he put his mother in a home, and if it taunted him. Meursault states that he didn’t have enough money to provide for care for her and that they were both alright with living the way they had to because they didn’t expect anything from one another. Meursault’s relationship with his mother was loving, but very distant. The director of the home Meursault’s mother was in, claims that she complained about being put into a home by her son.
Matthew Poncelet has been in prison for six years, awaiting his execution by lethal injection for killing a teenage couple. Poncelet, located in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, committed the crimes with a man named Carl Vitello, who received life imprisonment. As the day of his execution comes closer and closer, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to help him with a final appeal. She decides to visit him, and her expectation is that he will come across as arrogant, sexist, and racist, not even pretending to feel any kind of remorse. Instead he affirms his innocence, insisting it was Vitello who killed the two teenagers.
Scott Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife Laci Peterson, and their unborn son to be named Conner Peterson. Scott was sentenced to death by way of lethal injection in March 2005. On Christmas Eve of 2002 Laci Peterson was reported missing from the Peterson's home in Modesto California. At the time she was eight months pregnant and at first Scott Peterson was not made the primary suspect due to the support from family and friends. That changed when the police found out that Scott Peterson was having an affair with Amber Frey.
Stanley used certain drugs like Sherm, as steroids to pursue his body building career. Sherm is a “blunt” or a “joint” dipped in phencyclidine (PCP) and allowed to dry. Stanley was also depressed. Bonnie, Tookie’s wife, ended up having a baby and was ready to give up her crip life for the sake of her son, but Stanley denied the request. Tookie Williams was arrested for four murders in 1979 and plead not guilty, it was impossible for him to function in court being that he had no access to drugs.