Early life Bell's mother Betty (née McCrickett) was a prostitute who was often absent from the family home, travelling to Glasgow to work. Mary (nicknamed May) was her first child, born when Betty was 17 years old. It is not known who Mary's biological father was; for most of her life she believed it to be Billy Bell, a habitual criminal later arrested for armed robbery who had married Betty some time after Mary was born. Independent accounts from family members strongly suggest that Betty had more than once attempted to kill Mary and make her death look accidental during the first few years of her life. [page needed] Mary herself says she was subjected to repeated sexual abuse, her mother forcing her from the age of four to engage in sexual acts with men.
Weeks into the investigation, police found out that Mr. Peterson was having an affair and had taken a $250,000 life insurance policy out on his wife. Mr. Peterson broke his virtual silence with several television interviews acknowledging the affair, but denying it had anything to do with his wife’s disappearance. He said they had a “glorious” marriage, and his wife knew about the affair and had made her peace with the relationship. Scott Peterson was born in San Diego in 1972. He was the youngest of five boys.
Both of them were sentenced because they killed their newborn baby, just minutes after they delivered. Why is it such a crime just minutes after the baby is born, and yet perfectly fine to so many people, just days before they are to be born? B. Link/Explanation/Source: Fifty to sixty million babies are killed each year in the world. (Academic American Encyclopedia, 1995) In the United States alone, 1.4 million babies die a year, due to abortions. That
They were together for over 30 years before Richard was shot dead in his own home and Marilyn was arrested for his murder. Obviously at some point their love story turned into a tragedy. It is hard to define when that turning point was. Over the years Richard began to resent that his love for Marilyn cost him his relationship with his family. The racist ideals ingrained in him by his own upbringing slowly started to come out as he started to treat Marilyn more like a slave than his wife.
They have an 18 year old, a would be 17 year old (deceased), 16 year old triplets, a 14 year old, and a 13 year old son. The second oldest daughter was reportedly kidnapped, raped, and murdered in 2002 when she was 6. T.M. revealed his feelings about his deceased daughter and stated, “I had insomnia for two years. It was
Al Capone; the Greatest Mobster Al Capone was born on January 7, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, United states and died on January 25, 1947 in Palm Island, Miami Beach, Florida United States. Al Capone was always a promising student when growing up, but never respected any rules, finally when he was 14 he got expelled for hitting his teacher in the face. Al worked a few jobs afterwards like working in bowling allies, until he was influenced by a gangster named John Torrio, who then became his mentor. When he was 19 he married a girl names Mae Josephine Coughlin on December 30, 1918. When had gotten married his parents had to consent for the marriage on paper since he was only 19 and not the legal age of 21; a month before his wedding Mae had a baby boy.
Even though Malcolm X had plenty of obstacles in his life, he overcame them with great faith in his Islamic teachings. In 1929 his home in Lansing, Michigan was burnt down, and in 1931 Malcolms father Earl was killed in a car accident. After this incident Malcolm mother couldn’t bear the strain of raising four children on her own so she was committed to a state mental hospital. Malcolm spent most of his teenage years in a juvenile home until his half-sister Ella Collins allowed him to move with her in Boston. Malcolm was involved in a life of crime until his arrest in the early 1946 when he was charged with
Thomas Huntley CJ 101 December, 2009 Ted Bundy Ted Bundy was a famous serial killer who was born in 1946. He is responsible for the deaths of over 30 people. Bundy was born to a single mother in Burlington, Vermont. Ted never knew who his real father was. His mother led him to believe that she was his sister and his grandparents were his parents.
The Starkweather Homicide Charles Starkweather was a spree killer who murdered eleven victims in Nebraska and Wyoming during a road trip with his underage girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate. His actions inspired several movies, including Natural Born Killer, Badlands, and Wild at Heart. Starkweather appears to have enjoyed a stable and comfortable home life. He was the third of seven children, and despite being born into a poor family during the Great Depression he claimed that he never went hungry. His school life was very different: he was bullied because of a mild speech impediment, bowed legs, and severe nearsightedness.
There are decent neighborhoods as well. A decent neighborhood does not mean good people though. When I think about answering this question it reminds me of Dennis Rader. He was educated, married for 34 years, have two children, lived in a decent neighborhood, he worked for ADT installing security systems, he was president of the Congregation Council at his church, and a Cub Scout leader. He stalked, tortured, and murdered ten women over a 17 year period.