Amanda Sue Bradley is a fictional character who was not executed. She was a character in a movie titled "Too Young to Die?"Know More
In 1990, a made-for-TV movie called "Too Young to Die?" aired on television. Juliette Lewis played the role of Amanda Sue Bradley, a teenager accused of kidnapping, robbery and murder. The character was based on a teenage girl named Attina Marie Cannaday.
Cannaday was charged and convicted for the murder of Ronald Wojcik, a sergeant in the United States Air Force, when she was 16 years old. She was initially sentenced to death by lethal injection in the state of Mississippi. Her accomplice, David Gray, was also sentenced to death. Both of their sentences were reversed and converted to life sentences. Cannaday was released on parole on March 9, 2008.Learn more about Famous Crimes
Mirtha Jung was married to drug trafficker George Jung during his time working for the Medellín Cartel. The couple had one daughter, Kristina Sunshine Jung. In the movie "Blow," which is based on the life and times of George Jung, Mirtha was portrayed by actress Penélope Cruz.Full Answer >
The longest recorded car chase was 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) and took place in April 2002. The chase began at a bank in Wrestedt, Germany and ended near the city of Rivne, Ukraine. It lasted two days and went through three countries.Full Answer >
Norma Bell, friend of Mary Bell and co-conspirator in the deaths of two young boys in Scotswood, England, was tried and found innocent of manslaughter in 1968 and died in 1989. Mary Bell was convicted of manslaughter, served 12 years in prison and has since lived under various pseudonyms.Full Answer >
Charles "Buck" Thurman was released from prison in 1991. Thurman was in prison for seven years after abusing his wife, Tracey Thurman. Tracey Thurman sued the city of Torrington for the police department's failure to protect her, and she was awarded $2.3 million.Full Answer >