Alice Crimmins was charged in 1967 with murdering her two children in 1965. The same day she reported the children missing, the body of her daughter was found half a mile from home. She had been strangled.Know More
Five days later, the body of Alice's son was found approximately a mile from home. The cause of death could not be officially determined because the body was so badly decomposed.
Alice Crimmins was eventually convicted of manslaughter, but that conviction was overturned shortly thereafter. In 1971, she was tried again and convicted of murder for her son's death and manslaughter for her daughter's. In 1973, those convictions were also overturned due to misstatements made by the prosecution. The DA appealed and had this ruling overturned, and Alice went back to prison yet again. In 1977, Alice Crimmins was paroled for good.
Serial killer and sex offender Jeffrey Dahmer was apprehended by police when one of his intended victims escaped from Dahmer's home on July 22, 1991. The victim caught the attention of police officers, from whom he requested assistance removing a pair of handcuffs Dahmer had placed on him. Although another of Dahmer's victims had previously managed to escape and make contact with police, Dahmer was able to convince police to release the boy into his custody, resulting in the boy's death.Full Answer >
As of February 2015, convicted murderer Charles Manson is alive and remains behind bars serving a life sentence in a California state prison. Manson received this sentence for his role in the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders that took place in August, 1969.Full Answer >
The "cartoon killings" in Paris were carried out by Cherif Kouachi and his brother Said Kouachi. The attack took place at Charlie Hebdo, a satirical, political magazine in January 2015.Full Answer >
A New York Times article from 1994 estimates O.J. Simpson's lawyer fees at approximately 5 million dollars. The exact amount that O.J. Simpson paid the defense team to help acquit him of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Brown, however, is unknown.Full Answer >