2008 Beijing Drum Tower stabbings On August 9, 2008 in the People's Republic of China, two American tourists and their Chinese tour guide were stabbed at the historic Beijing Drum Tower; one of the tourists was killed.
2009 Pittsburgh police shootings The 2009 Pittsburgh police shootings was a shootout that took place on Saturday, April 4, 2009, at 1016 Fairfield Street in the Stanton Heights neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United S...
Aasiya Zubair Aasiya Zubair, also known as Aasiya Hassan (June 17, 1972 – February 12, 2009) was with her husband Muzzammil Hassan, the founder and owner of Bridges TV, the first American Muslim E...
Abe Reles Abe "Kid Twist" Reles (May 10, 1906 – November 12, 1941) was a New York mobster who was widely considered the most feared hit man for Murder, Inc., the enforcement contractor for the Nation...
Abigail Folger Abigail Anne Folger (August 11, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was an American socialite, volunteer, civil rights devotee, and member of the prominent Folger family.
Abraham Friedman Abraham "Whitey" Friedman was a New York mobster and former associate of Nathan "Kid Dropper" Kaplan and later for labor racketeers Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and Jacob "Gurrah" Shapiro as an enfor...
Abraham Shakespeare Abraham Lee Shakespeare (April 24, 1966 – 2009) was an American casual laborer who won a $30 million lottery jackpot, receiving $17 million in 2006.
Adolph Coors III Adolph Coors III (January 12, 1916 – February 9, 1960) was the grandson of Adolph Coors and heir to the Coors beer empire.
Adriana Marines Adriana Marines, was a Mexican-American girl who was murdered in her Texas home.
Adriel Johnson Adriel D. Johnson Sr. (June 22, 1957 – February 12, 2010) was an American biologist and faculty member at the University of Alabama in Huntsville whose research focused on areas of cell biology ...
Adrienne Shelly Adrienne Levine (June 24, 1966 – November 1, 2006), better known by the stage name Adrienne Shelly (sometimes credited as Adrienne Shelley), was an American actress, director an...
Ah Hoon Ah Hoon (died 1909) was a Chinese American comedian and associate of the On Leong Tong.
Aimee Willard Aimee Willard was a star lacrosse player who was murdered on her way home from a night out with friends.
Al Adamson Al Adamson (July 25, 1929 – June 21, 1995) was a prolific director of B-grade horror films throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
Al Davis (boxer) Al "Bummy" Davis (born January 26, 1920, New York, N.Y. – died November 21, 1945, Brooklyn, N.Y.), born Albert Abraham Davidoff, was an American lightweight and welterweight boxer who foug...
Al Jackson, Jr. Al Jackson, Jr. (November 27, 1935 – October 1, 1975) was a drummer, producer, and songwriter.
Alabama Pitts Edwin Collins "Alabama" Pitts, Jr. (November 22, 1909 – June 7, 1941) was an American convicted felon who garnered media attention in his attempt to play professional baseball after his release ...
Alan Shalleck Alan J. Shalleck (November 14, 1929 – February 6, 2006) was an American writer and producer for children's programming on television, most known for his work on later Curious George bo...
Albert D. Richardson Albert Deane Richardson (October 6, 1833 - December 2, 1869) was a well-known American journalist, Union spy, and author.
Albert Jennings Fountain Albert Jennings Fountain (October 23, 1838 – disappeared February 1, 1896) was a lawyer, Indian fighter, and Republican politician in Texas and New Mexico.
Alberta Williams King Alberta Christine Williams King (September 13, 1904 – June 30, 1974) was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s mother and the wife of Martin Luther King, Sr. She played a significant role in the affair...
Alex Odeh Alex Odeh (April 4, 1944 – October 11, 1985) was an Arab-American (specifically, Palestinian American) anti-discrimination activist who was killed in a bombing as he opened the door of his offic...
Alex Rackley Alex Rackley was a member of the New York chapter of the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s.
Alexandra Zapp Alexandra Nicole Zapp (August 24, 1971 – July 18, 2002) was murdered in the women's room of a Burger King rest stop in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on July 18, 2002.
Ali Forney Ali He’shun Forney (April 12, 1975 – December 5, 1997) was an African-American gay and transgender youth who also used the name Luscious.
Allen Dorfman Allen Dorfman (January 6, 1923, Detroit, Michigan – January 20, 1983 Lincolnwood, Illinois) was an insurance agency owner, and a consultant to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Ce...
Alma Preinkert Alma Preinkert was the registrar at the University of Maryland before being murdered by an intruder at her Washington, D.C. home.
Almon W. Babbitt Almon Whiting Babbitt (9 October 1812 – c. 7 September 1856) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement, a Mormon pioneer, and the first secretary and treasurer of the Territory of Utah.
Amy Watkins Amy Watkins was a social worker from Topeka, Kansas, who was murdered while walking down the street on March 8, 1999, in Brooklyn, New York.
Amzi Armstrong Reverend Amzi Lewis Armstrong (1827-1910) was a Presbyterian minister and a director of the First National Bank of Cranbury.
Andre Melendez Andre Melendez (c. May 1, 1971–March 17, 1996), better known as Angel Melendez, was a member of the Club Kids and drug dealer who lived and worked in New York City.
Andrew Puopolo Andrew P. Puopolo was a Harvard University football player and the victim in one of the most highly publicized Boston murder cases of the 1970s.
Andrew Von Etter Andrew "The Barron" Von Etter was a Boston mobster and an associate of loanshark Edward “Wimpy” Bennett and brothers James "Jimmy the Bear" Flemmi and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi.
Angie Zapata Angie Zapata (5 August 1989 – 17 July 2008) was an American trans woman beaten to death in Greeley, Colorado.
Anna Mae Aquash Annie Mae Aquash (Mi'kmaq name Naguset Eask) (March 27, 1945 – mid-February 1976) was a Mi'kmaq activist from Nova Scotia, Canada, who became a member of the American Indian Move...
Anna Margaret Urbas Anna Margaret Urbas was a friend of Eugene Moran, who was a bodyguard of Arnold Rothstein.
Anna Pulitzer William Hooper Young (March 13, 1871 – after 1928) was a convicted American murderer.
Anne Pressly Anne Pressly (August 28, 1982 – October 25, 2008) was an American news anchor for KATV Channel 7 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Anne Scripps Anne Scripps Douglas (November 18, 1946 —January 6, 1994) was a publishing heiress to the Scripps newspaper publishing; she was the great-great granddaughter of James E. Scripps, founder of The ...
Anthony Spilotro Anthony John Spilotro (May 19, 1938 – June 14, 1986), nicknamed The Ant was an American mobster and enforcer for the Chicago Outfit in Las Vegas, Nevada during the 1970s and 1980s.
Anton Cermak Anton "Tony" Joseph Cermak (Antonín Josef Čermák, May 9, 1873 – March 6, 1933) was an American politician of Czech origin who served as the mayor of Chicago, Illinois from 1931 until his ...
Ariel Rios Ariel Rios (April 5, 1954 – December 2, 1982) was an undercover special agent for the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), killed in the line of duty.
Arlis Perry Arlis Kay Perry (born February 22, 1955) was a newlywed 19-year-old North Dakota native who was killed in Stanford Memorial Church on the grounds of Stanford University on October 12, 1974.
Armando Doda Armando Doda (born 10 September 1988) is an Albanian footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Armanious family massacre The Armanious family massacre was the murder of a Coptic Christian immigrant family who lived in Jersey City.
Arnold Schuster Arnold L. Schuster (1927 – March 8, 1952) was a Brooklyn clothing salesman and amateur detective known for his involvement in the capture of bank robber Willie "The Actor" Sutton and his subsequ...
Arthur Brown (Utah) Arthur Brown (March 8, 1843December 12, 1906) was a United States Senator from Utah.
Arthur Warren Arthur "J.R." Warren was a 26-year-old African American gay man, who resided in Grant Town, West Virginia.
Arun Gawli Arun Gulab Ahir alias Arun Gawli, known to his followers as "Daddy", is a politician in Mumbai, India.
Balbir Singh Sodhi Balbir Singh Sodhi (1949–September 15, 2001) was a Mesa, Arizona, gas station owner who was murdered in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Barbara Ann Hackmann Taylor Barbara Ann "Bobbie" (Hackmann) Taylor (December 12, 1943 – c. December 6, 1967), also known as the "Tent Girl", was an initially unidentified young woman ("Jane Doe") found dead near Georg...
Barbara Colby Barbara Colby (July 2, 1939 – July 24, 1975) was an American actress.
Barbara Shollar Barbara Shollar was an education consultant, editor, and gay activist.
Barnet Baff Barnet Baff (died 1914) was a poultry dealer in New York City who was murdered by organized crime that represented the "poultry trust" in New York that extorted $10 per truckload of poultry fro...
Barry Crane Barry Crane, born Barry Cohen, (November 10, 1927, Detroit, Michigan – July 5, 1985, Los Angeles, California) was a prolific television producer and director, and a champion bridge player.
Barry Sadler Barry Sadler (November 1, 1940November 5, 1989) was an American military veteran, author, actor, and singer-songwriter.
Barry Seal Adler Berriman Seal (July 16, 1939 – February 19, 1986), better known as Barry Seal, was a United States drug smuggler and aircraft pilot who flew covert flights for the Central Intel...
Barry Winchell Barry Winchell (August 31, 1977 – July 6, 1999) was an infantry soldier in the United States Army, whose murder by a fellow soldier, Calvin Glover, became a point of reference in the ongoing deb...
BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant Oscar Grant III was fatally shot by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle in Oakland, California, United States, in the early morning hours of New Year's Day 2009.
Belle Starr Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr (February 5, 1848 – February 3, 1889), better known as Belle Starr, was a notorious American outlaw.
Ben Thompson (lawman) Ben Thompson (November 2, 1843 - March 11, 1884) was a gunman, gambler, and sometimes lawman of the Old West.
Benjamin Long Benjamin Long (March 7, 1838 - June 23, 1877), native of Switzerland, immigrant, grocer, was mayor of Dallas 1868 - 1870 and 1872 - 1874.
Benjamin Nathan Benjamin Nathan (December 20, 1813 – July 28, 1870) was an American investor and philanthropist.
Bessie Darling Bessie Darling (1885?-1933) was a socialite from Baltimore who was brutally murdered in her mountain property on Halloween night, 1933.
Betsy Aardsma Betsy Ruth Aardsma (July 11, 1947 – November 28, 1969) was a 22-year-old graduate English major from Holland, Michigan, who was murdered in the "Stacks" area of Pa...
Betty Van Patter Betty Van Patter (c.1932 – December 13, 1974) was a bookkeeper for the Black Panther Party who was beaten and murdered.
Bill Brennan Bill Brennan (June 23, 1893 – June 15, 1924) was an American boxer who fought and lost to World Heavy Weight Champion Jack Dempsey twice.
Bill Brennan (boxer) Bill Brennan (June 23, 1893 – June 15, 1924) was an American boxer who fought and lost to World Heavy Weight Champion Jack Dempsey twice.
Bill Sketoe William "Bill" Sketoe, Sr. (June 8, 1818 – December 3, 1864) was a Methodist minister from the south Alabama town of Newton, whose lynching there on December 3, 1864 gave birth to one of Alabam...
Bill Tilghman William Matthew "Bill" Tilghman, Jr. (4 July 1854 – 1 November 1924), was a lawman and gunfighter in the American Old West.
Billy Wilson (outlaw) David Lawrence Anderson (1862 – June 4, 1918) was a 19th century American outlaw, better known under the alias Billy Wilson, who rode with Billy the Kid following the Lincoln County War.
Binghamton shootings The Binghamton shootings took place on Friday, April 3, 2009, at the American Civic Association immigration center in Binghamton, New York, United States.
Black Dahlia "The Black Dahlia" was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – c. January 15, 1947), an American woman who was the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder.
Blenda Gay Blenda Glen Gay (November 22, 1950 – December 23, 1976) was a defensive end in the National Football League.
Bob Crane Robert Edward "Bob" Crane (July 13, 1928 – June 29, 1978) was an American actor and disc jockey.
Bobbie Jo Stinnett Bobbie Jo Stinnett (December 4, 1981 – December 16, 2004) was a 23-year-old pregnant woman found brutally slain in her home in Skidmore, Missouri.
Bobby Kent Bobby Kent (May 12, 1973 – July 15, 1993) was an American who was murdered by seven others, including his best friend, Martin Joseph Puccio, Jr. (born March 21, 1973), in Hollywood in Sout...
Bocky Bocky was the name used by Robert J. DiPasquale, lead singer of Bocky and the Visions, arguably Cleveland, Ohio's most popular pre-British Invasion rock and roll band.
Bow Kum Bow Kum (1888 – 15 August 1909) was a Chinese-born slave girl who belonged to the Hip Sing Tong and later to the On Leong Tong around the turn of the 20th century.
Brandon Joyce Brandon Joyce was a gridiron football offensive tackle.
Brandon Teena Brandon Teena (December 12, 1972 – December 31, 1993) was an American trans man who was raped and murdered in Humboldt, Nebraska.
Brenda Cowan Brenda Denise Cowan (May 9, 1963 – February 13, 2004), Lexington, Kentucky's first black female firefighter, died in the line of duty on February 13, 2004.
Brian Douglas Wells Brian Douglas Wells (November 15, 1956 – August 28, 2003) was an American pizza delivery man who was killed by a time bomb fastened to his neck, purportedly under coercion from the maker of...
Brian Wells (bank robber) Brian Douglas Wells (November 15 1956 – August 28 2003) was an American pizza delivery man who was killed by a time bomb fastened to his neck, purportedly under coercion from the maker of t...
Brooke Hart Brooke Hart (June 11, 1911 – November 9, 1933) was the oldest son of Alexander Hart, the owner of Leopold Hart and Son Department Store at the SE corner of Market and Santa Clara Street in downt...
Bryan Grimes Bryan Grimes (November 2, 1828 – August 14, 1880) was a North Carolina plantation owner and a general officer in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Bryan Pata Bryan Sidney Pata was an American football defensive lineman for the Miami Hurricanes and was majoring in criminology.
Bugz Karnail Paul Pitts, better known by his stage name Bugz, was an American rap artist and former member of the American hip hop group D12.
Buster Pickens Buster Pickens (June 3, 1916 – November 24, 1964) was an American blues pianist.
Career Girls Murders The "Career Girls Murders" was the name given by the media to the killings of Emily Hoffert and Janice Wylie in their apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, United States ...
Carlo Tresca Carlo Tresca (March 9, 1879 – January 11, 1943) was an Italian-born American newspaper editor, orator, and labor organizer who was a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World during the deca...
Caroline Rose Isenberg Caroline Rose Isenberg was an actress and Harvard graduate, class of 1984, whose murder in Manhattan in 1984 received national coverage.
Carolyn Wasilewski Carolyn Loretta Wasilewski was the victim of an unsolved 1954 murder in Baltimore, Maryland.
Catesby ap Roger Jones Catesby ap Roger Jones (April 15, 1821 – June 20, 1877) was an officer in the U.S. Navy who became a commander in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War.
Chandra Levy Chandra Ann Levy (April 14, 1977 – May 1, 2001) was an American intern at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Washington, D.C., who disappeared in May 2001.
Charles Albert Poland The 2013 Alabama school bus driver murder and child abduction is a hostage crisis that started on the afternoon of Tuesday, 29 January 2013 in Midland City, Alabama near U.S. Highway 231, when J...
Charles Frankel Charles Frankel (December 13, 1917 – May 10, 1979) was an American philosopher, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State, professor, and founding director of the National Humanities Center.
Charles Schmid Charles Howard 'Smitty' Schmid, Jr. (July 8, 1942 – March 30, 1975), also known as "The Pied Piper of Tucson," was an American serial killer.
Cheri Jo Bates Cheri Josephine Bates was a freshman student at Riverside Community College who was murdered on the campus of the educational institution, on the day before Halloween, October 30, 1966.
Cheryl Keeton Cheryl Keeton (October 27, 1949 – September 21, 1986) was a Portland, Oregon lawyer who was found dead inside her Toyota van on the Sunset Highway (Oregon) by a passing motorist.
Chris Bender Christopher Lamont Bender, known as Chris Bender, was an American R&B singer who reached the national music charts in 1991 with the album entitled Draped.
Chris Bender (singer) Christopher Lamont Bender, known as Chris Bender, (August 2, 1972 – November 3, 1991) was an American R&B singer who reached the national music charts in 1991 with the album entitled Dra...
Chris Trickle Chris Trickle (May 30, 1973 – March 25, 1998) was a American stock car racing driver.
Chris Wright (Canadian football) Chris Wright (August 24, 1972 - July 31, 2005) was a former award winning Canadian Football League kick returner and Grey Cup champion.
Christa Worthington Christa Worthington was a United States fashion writer who worked for Women's Wear Daily, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, and the New York Times.
Christian Prince Christian Haley Prince (1971-17 February 1991) was a Yale student whose murder in New Haven highlighted racial and class tensions between town and gown.
Chuckie Mauk Charles "Chuckie" Mauk was an American murder victim in Warner Robins, Georgia.
Cid Ricketts Sumner Cid Ricketts Sumner (September 27, 1890 - October 15, 1970) was a novelist from the United States.
Clara Harris Clara Hamilton Harris (September 9, 1834 – December 23, 1883) was an American socialite.
Clell Miller Clell Miller (January 9, 1850 - September 7, 1876) (also known as Cleland D. Miller or Clenand Miller or McClelland Miller) was an outlaw with the James-Younger Gang who was ki...
Clyde Vidrine James Clyde Vidrine (1938 1986) was a bodyguard for four-term Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards.
Corey DePooter The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Corine Christensen Richard Wayne Bandler (born February 24, 1950) is an American author and trainer in the field of self-help.
Corky Kell Classic The Corky Kell Classic is an annual series of high school football games played at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. It is played at the beginning of each GHSA football season featuring 10 of the...
Daniel Mauser The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Daniel McFarlan Moore Daniel McFarlan Moore (February 27, 1869 - June 15, 1936) was a U.S. electrical engineer and inventor.
Daniel Rohrbough The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Danny Lockin Daniel Joseph "Danny" Lockin (July 13, 1943 – August 21, 1977) was an American actor and dancer who appeared on stage, television, and film.
Danny Rodriguez Daniel Dimitri Rodriguez (November 10, 1967 - October 6, 1990), alias D-Boy Rodriguez, was a Christian rap artist.
Darrent Williams Darrent Demarcus Williams (September 27, 1982 – January 1, 2007) was an American football player for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
Dave Laut David ("Dave") Lester Laut (December 21, 1956 – August 28, 2009) was an American shot putter.
Dave Schultz (wrestling) David Leslie Schultz (June 6, 1959 – January 26, 1996) was an Olympic and world champion freestyle wrestler.
David "Stringbean" Akeman David Akeman (July 4, 1916 – November 10, 1973), better known as Stringbean (or String Bean), was an American country music banjo player and comedy musician best known for his role o...
David Bacon (actor) David Bacon (March 24, 1914 – September 12, 1943) was an American film actor.
David Graham Phillips David Graham Phillips (October 31, 1867 – January 24, 1911) was an American novelist and journalist of the muckraker tradition.
Dawson murder case The Dawson family, a family of seven, were all murdered in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 16, 2002.
Dean Corll Dean Arnold Corll (December 24, 1939 – August 8, 1973) was an American serial killer who (with two young accomplices named David Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley, Jr.) abducted, raped, tortured, an...
Death of Betty Van Patter Betty Van Patter (c.1932 – December 13, 1974) was a bookkeeper for the Black Panther Party who was beaten and murdered.
Death of David Coughlin David Coughlin was killed in 1999 in the desert of southern New Mexico, in the United States, after he and Raffi Kodikian got lost while hiking.
Death of Derrion Albert The death of Derrion Albert occurred on September 24, 2009, near Christian Fenger Academy High School, on Chicago's South Side.
Death of Jason Sweeney Jason Keel Sweeney was a teenager from Fishtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who at the age of 16 was murdered by four teenagers for his paycheck on May 30, 2003.
Death of Jennifer Ann Crecente Jennifer Ann Crecente, a victim of teen dating violence, was an 18-year-old high school honor student who was shot and killed in southwest Austin, Texas by an ex-boyfriend, Justin Crabbe on Febr...
Death of Sean Kennedy Sean W. Kennedy was a gay American man who was punched and subsequently died as he was leaving a bar in Greenville, South Carolina.
Death of Sharon Lopatka Sharon Rina Lopatka (September 20, 1961 – October 16, 1996) was an Internet entrepreneur in Hampstead, Maryland, United States, who was killed in a case of apparent consensual homicide.
Death of Vincent Chin Vincent Jen Chin (; May 18, 1955 – June 23, 1982) was a Chinese American beaten to death in June 1982 in the United States, in the Detroit, Michigan enclave of Highland Park by Chrysler p...
Deaths of Lawrence and Glenna Shapiro The deaths of Lawrence and Glenna Shapiro involved the homicide victims Dr. Lawrence Shapiro (aged 79) and his wife of 51 years, Glenna (aged 78) on January 30, 2012, in Paradise Valley, Arizona.
Dernell Stenson Dernell Renuald Stenson (June 17, 1978 – November 5, 2003) was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball.
Diamond Bessie Diamond Bessie (1854 - January 21, 1877) was the popular name given to Bessie Moore, née Annie Stone, a prostitute whose murder in the woods outside of Jefferson, Texas, propelled he...
Dick Kallman Dick Kallman (July 7, 1933 – February 22, 1980) was an American actor.
Dimebag Darrell Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American musician best known for being the founding member of the...
DJ Megatron Corey McGriff (August 11, 1978 – March 27, 2011), better known as DJ Megatron, was a DJ, record producer, rapper, radio and television personality.
DJ Uncle Al "DJ Uncle Al" (August 14, 1969 – September 10, 2001), born Albert Moss in Miami, Florida, was an American DJ.
Doc Noss Milton Ernest "Doc" Noss was an American businessman and gold prospector, who claimed to have found a treasure trove of gold bullion inside Victorio Peak, New Mexico in 1937.
Doe B Glenn Thomas (1991 – December 28, 2013), better known by his stage name Doe B, was an American hip hop recording artist from Montgomery, Alabama.
Dolla (rapper) Roderick Anthony Burton II (November 25, 1987 – May 18, 2009) better known by his stage name Dolla, was an American hip hop recording artist from Decatur, Georgia.
Dolly Stark Monroe Randolph Stark (January 19, 1885 – December 1, 1924) was a college baseball coach and professional baseball player who coached the Mississippi A&M Aggies, now know as the Mississipp...
Dolores Della Penna Dolores Della Penna was a 17-year-old Philadelphia schoolgirl who was tortured, gang raped, murdered by dismemberment and beheaded in the Kensington neighborhood in July 1972.
Dominic Coia Jason Keel Sweeney was a teenager from Fishtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who at the age of 16 was murdered by four teenagers for his paycheck on May 30, 2003.
Dominique Dunne Dominique Ellen Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American stage, film and television actress.
Don Bolles Don Bolles (July 10, 1928 – June 13, 1976) was an American investigative reporter whose murder in a bombing is linked to the Mafia.
Don Jordan Don Jordan (1934–1997) was a boxer born in Los Angeles, California and was the undisputed Welterweight Champion of the World from 1958 to 1960.
Don O'Riley Donald Lee O'Riley (March 12, 1945 – May 2, 1997) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for two seasons.
Donald "Shorty" Shea Donald "Shorty" Shea was a Hollywood stuntman, actor and victim of the Charles Manson murders.
Ed Beard Ed Beard, or Edward Beard, aka Edward "Red" Beard, was a gambler and saloon keeper of the Old West.
Ed Morris (1920s pitcher) Walter Edward Morris Big Ed December 7, 1899 – March 3, 1932 was a starting pitcher in Major League who played between the and seasons.
Ed Thomas Ed Thomas (July 17, 1950 – June 24, 2009) was the high school football coach for Aplington-Parkersburg High School in Parkersburg, Iowa.
Eddie Jefferson Eddie Jefferson (August 3, 1918 – May 9, 1979) was a celebrated jazz vocalist and lyricist.
Eddie Mapp Eddie Mapp (c. 1910 – November 14, 1931) was an American country blues harmonicist.
Edmund Creffield Franz Edmund Creffield, known as Joshua (died 1906), was a German-American religious leader who founded a movement in Corvallis, Oregon, which became known locally as the "Holy Rollers".
Edmund Durfee Edmund Durfee Sr. was an American settler and early member of the Latter Day Saint movement who is remembered as a martyr by Latter-day Saints.
Edward Byrne (police officer) Edward "Eddie" R. Byrne was a police officer in the New York City Police Department who became well known in the United States after he was murdered while on duty.
Edward McMichael Edward Scott McMichael (March 15, 1955–November 3, 2008), also known as the Tuba Man, was an American tubist who became well known in Seattle for busking outside of the city's variou...
Edward Scott McMichael Edward Scott McMichael (March 15, 1955–November 3, 2008), also known as the Tuba Man, was an American tubist who became well known in Seattle for busking outside of the city's variou...
Edward T. Miller (outlaw) Edward T. Miller (ca. 1856 – December 1881) was a Missouri born outlaw and a younger brother of outlaw Clell Miller.
Edwin Helfant Edwin Helfant (12 April 1926 - 15 February 1978) was an American lawyer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Elijah Parish Lovejoy Elijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor and abolitionist.
Elisabeth Congdon Elisabeth Mannering Congdon was a millionaire resident of Duluth, Minnesota, USA who became famous after she and her nurse were found murdered on June 27, 1977.
Elizabeth Weatherup Donald DeMag (died 8 December 1954) was the last person executed by Vermont.
Ella Mae Wiggins Ella May Wiggins was a union organizer and balladeer who was killed during the Loray Mill Strike in Gastonia, N.C. Her maiden name is misspelled on the marker at her gravesite.
Elmer Schwartz Elmer George Schwartz, sometimes listed as George Elmer Schwartz, and nicknamed Elmer the Great, was an American football player.
Elsie Sigel Elsie Sigel (1889-1909), a granddaughter of General Franz Sigel, and the victim of a notorious murder at the age of 19 in New York City in 1909.
Ennis Cosby Ennis William Cosby (April 15, 1969 – January 16, 1997) was the son of American comedian-actor Bill Cosby.
Ernesto Miranda Ernesto Arturo Miranda (March 9, 1941 – January 31, 1976) was a laborer whose conviction on kidnapping, rape, and armed robbery charges based on his confession under police interrogation was set...
Erwin Walker William Erwin Walker, aka Erwin M. Walker and Machine Gun Walker (1918 - 1982) was a former police employee and World War II Army veteran remembered for a violent series of thefts, b...
Esequiel Hernández Jr Esequiel Hernández Jr (May 14, 1979 - May 20, 1997) was an 18-year-old American high school student killed on May 20, 1997 by United States Marines in Redford, Texas, located approximately one m...
Eugene Mallove Eugene Franklin Mallove (June 9, 1947 – May 14, 2004) was a scientist, science writer, editor, and publisher of Infinite Energy magazine, and founder of the non-profit organizatio...
Frank Bell (baseball) Frank Gustav Bell (1863 – April 14, 1891) was an American Major League Baseball player from Cincinnati, Ohio who played one season in the Majors, for the Brooklyn Grays of the American As...
Frank Bourg Frank Bourg (1890 – 1955) was a New Orleans bank teller and an apparently mistaken victim of a failed contract murder on a mafia associate Sheriff Frank Clancy.
Frank Dalton Frank Dalton (June 8, 1859 – November 27, 1887) was a Deputy US Marshal of the Old West under Judge Isaac Parker (the hangin' judge), for Oklahoma Territory, as well as the older brother to the ...
Frank Little (unionist) Frank H. Little (1879 – August 1, 1917) was an American labor leader who was lynched in Butte, Montana, for his union and anti-war activities.
Frank McManus (baseball) Francis E. McManus (September 21, 1875 in Lawrence, Massachusetts – September 1, 1923 in Syracuse, New York), was a professional baseball player who played catcher from 1899 to 1904.
Frank Mitchell (musician) Frank Mitchell (c.1947–c.1971) was a New York jazz tenor saxophonist who worked with Art Blakey and Lee Morgan before being murdered at the age of 24 or 25.
Franklin Bradshaw murder Franklin Bradshaw murder, one of the most celebrated or infamous murders in American jurisprudence, wherein heiress Frances Berenice Schreuder in 1978 incited her son Marc Schreuder to murder h...
Frederic Ives Lord Frederic Ives Lord (April 18, 1897 – July 21, 1967) or sometimes Frederick Ives Lord, was a captain, a World War I flying ace, and a soldier of fortune who fought in five wars.
G. K. Podila Gopi K. Podila (గోపి పొదిల) (September 14, 1957 – February 12, 2010) was an Indian American biologist, noted academician, and faculty member at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
G. V. Loganathan Gobichettipalayam Vasudevan "G. V." Loganathan (April 8, 1954 – April 16, 2007) was an Indian-born American professor, whose most recent position was a professor in the Department of Civil and E...
Gail A. Cobb Gail Adrienne Cobb was an American police officer from Washington, D.C., best known for being the first female American police officer to be killed in the line of duty.
Gail Cobb Gail Adrienne Cobb (August 17, 1950September 20, 1974) was an American police officer from Washington, D.C., best known for being the first female American police officer to be killed in the lin...
Gail Shollar Gail Shollar was a 34 year old Piscataway, NJ mother who was raped and murdered after being carjacked from a shopping mall in South Plainfield, NJ in 1992.
Garlin case The Garlin case refers to the three adults and one juvenile charged in the June 4, 2007, murder of Tammie Garlin and the earlier physical abuse of Garlin's 11-year-old son.
Gaylord J. Clarke Gaylord Judd Clarke was an American newspaper editor, lawyer, poet and politician from New York and Texas.
George Colvocoresses George Musalas "Colvos" Colvocoresses was a United States Navy officer who commanded the during the American Civil War.
George Davenport Colonel George Davenport (1783 – July 4, 1845) was a 19th-century American frontiersman, trader and US Army officer.
George E. Bailey The Murder of George E. Bailey occurred on October 8, 1900 at Breakheart Hill Farm in Saugus, Massachusetts.
George Weber (radio personality) George Weber (March 23, 1961 – March 20, 2009) was an American radio personality on the ABC Radio Network doing hourly news updates.
George Wythe George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was the first American law professor, a noted classics scholar and Virginia judge, as well as a prominent opponent of slavery.
Georgette Bauerdorf Georgette Elise Bauerdorf was a twenty-year-old oil heiress who was strangled in her home at the El Palacio Apartments on 8493 Fountain Avenue, West Hollywood, California.
Gerald Woodman The murders of Gerald and Vera Woodman, also referred to by the press as the Ninja murders and the Yom Kippur murders, took place on September 25, 1985 in West Los Angeles.
Gerard John Schaefer Gerard John Schaefer, Jr. (Wisconsin, March 25, 1946 – December 3, 1995) was an American serial killer from Florida.
Gordon McNaughton Gordon Joseph McNaughton was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1932 season.
Grace Brown Grace Mae Brown (March 20, 1886 – July 11, 1906) was an American skirt factory worker whose murder caused a nationwide sensation, and whose life inspired the fictional character Roberta Alden in...
Grady Stiles Grady Franklin Stiles, Jr. (June 26, 1937 – November 29, 1992) was a freak show performer.
Greenbrier Ghost The Greenbrier Ghost is the name popularly given to the alleged ghost of a young woman in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States, who was murdered in 1897.
Gregory Smart Pamela Ann Smart (born August 16, 1967) is serving a life sentence for accomplice to first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and witness tampering in New Hampshire.
Hadiya Pendleton Hadiya Pendleton was a 15-year-old girl from Chicago, who was shot in the back and killed while standing with friends inside Harsh Park in Chicago on January 29, 2013, after taking her final exams.
Hailey Owens Hailey Owens was a 10-year-old girl from Springfield, Missouri, who was abducted and murdered by local schoolteacher Craig Michael Wood on Feburary 19, 2014.
Haing S. Ngor Dr. Haing Somnang Ngor (Khmer: ហ៊ាំង សំណាង ង៉ោ, March 22, 1940 – February 25, 1996) was a Cambodian American physician, actor and author who is best known for winning the 1985 Academy Award for...
Harold Haley Harold Joseph Haley was a Superior Court judge in Marin County, California.
Harry Minto Harry Percy Minto (October 16, 1864 - September 27, 1915) was the superintendent of the Oregon State Penitentiary in the U.S. state of Oregon from 1914 until his death in 1915.
Hayes MacArthur Hayes MacArthur (born April 16, 1977) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer.
Helen Brach Helen Voorhees Brach (born November 10, 1911), was an American multimillionaire widow whose wealth had come from marrying into the E. J. Brach & Sons Candy Company fortune; she endowed the Helen...
Helen Clevenger Helen Clevenger was an American college student murdered in Asheville, North Carolina on July 16, 1936.
Helen Hill Helen Wingard Hill (May 9, 1970 – January 4, 2007) was an American animation filmmaker and social activist who lived in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Helen Jewett Helen Jewett (October 18, 1813 – April 10, 1836) was an upscale New York City prostitute whose murder, along with the subsequent trial and acquittal of her alleged killer, Richard P. Robinson, g...
Helena Wood Smith Helena Wood Smith (1865-1914) was a landscape painter and member of the artist's colony at Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.
Helle Crafts Helle Crafts (July 4, 1947 – November 19, 1986) was a flight attendant who was murdered by her husband, Richard Crafts, an airline pilot and special constable.
Henry Callahan Henry Callahan (1957–1982) was a player and ambassador of Ultimate and helped bring the sport to the University of Oregon, formally establishing a team in 1978.
Henry Marrow Henry Dortress Marrow, Junior, called Dickie by his friends and family, was 23 when he was murdered in Oxford, North Carolina on May 11, 1970, the victim of a violent hate crime.
Henry Newton Brown Henry Newton Brown was an American Old West gunman who played the roles of both lawman and outlaw during his life.
Henry O'Brien Henry O'Brien was the colonel of the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment who was killed during the New York Draft Riots in 1863.
Henry Perrine Henry Perrine (5 April 1797 – 7 August 1840) was a physician, horticulturist, United States Consul in Campeche, Campeche, Mexico, and an enthusiast for introducing tropical plants into cul...
Howie Fox Howard Francis Fox (March 1, 1921 – October 9, 1955) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for three different teams between the 1944 and 1954 seasons.
Huey P. Newton Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political and urban activist who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966.
Hyrum Smith Hyrum Smith (February 9, 1800 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the original church of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Isaac N. Ebey Colonel Isaac Neff Ebey (January 22, 1818 – August 11, 1857) was the first permanent white resident of Whidbey Island, Washington.
Isaiah Shoels The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Ismail al-Faruqi Isma'il Raji al-Faruqi (January 1, 1921 – May 27, 1986) was a Palestinian-American philosopher, widely recognised by his peers as an authority on Islam and comparative religion.
Ivan Caesar Ivan Orsen Caesar Jr. (January 7, 1967 – April 28, 2008) was an American football linebacker who played one season with the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL as well as four seasons in the Arena Foot...
Jack Landau (director) Jack Landau (1924 – 16 March 1967, Boston, Massachusetts) was an American award-winning stage and television director.
Jack Molinas Jacob L. "Jack" Molinas (October 31, 1931 – August 3, 1975) was an American professional basketball player and one of the key figures in the point shaving scandal that almost destroyed NC...
Jackie Neal Jacqueline "Jackie" Neal (July 7, 1967 – March 10, 2005) was an American blues singer.
Jake Lingle Alfred "Jake" Lingle, Jr. (July 2, 1891 - June 9, 1930) was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune.
Jam Master Jay Jason William Mizell (January 21, 1965 – October 30, 2002), better known by his stage name Jam-Master Jay, was an American musician and rapper.
James Batchelder James Batchelder (1830–1854) was the second United States Marshal to be killed in the line of duty.
James Chaney James Earl "J.E." Chaney (May 30, 1943 – June 21, 1964), from Meridian, Mississippi, was one of three American civil rights workers who were murdered during Freedom Summer by members of the Ku ...
James Coyle James Edwin Coyle (March 23, 1873 – August 11, 1921) was a Roman Catholic priest who was murdered in Birmingham, Alabama.
James E. Davis (councilman) James E. Davis (April 3, 1962 – July 23, 2003) was a New York City police officer, corrections officer and council member.
James Fisk (financier) James Fisk, Jr. (April 1, 1835 – January 7, 1872) – known variously as "Big Jim," "Diamond Jim," and "Jubilee Jim" – was an American stockbroker and corporate executive who has...
James Hughes (boxer) James Melvin Hughes (born 1965-10-20, Mobile, Alabama and died 1995-07-25) was professional boxer in the welterweight division.
James Lingan James McCubbin Lingan was an officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and subsequently a senior officer in the Maryland State Militia.
James R. Jordan, Sr. James Raymond Jordan, Sr. (July 31, 1936 – July 23, 1993) was the American father of basketball and baseball player Michael Jordan and James R. Jordan, Jr., and the grandfather of University o...
James Ragen James Matthew Ragen, Sr. was an Irish businessman and co-founder of the Chicago-based street gang and political club Ragen's Colts.
James Zappalorti James Patrick Zappalorti (1945–1990), a disabled veteran of the Vietnam War, was the victim of a highly publicized, fatal gay-bashing attack on Staten Island, New York.
Jamie Bishop Christopher James Bishop (November 9, 1971 – April 16, 2007), known as Jamie Bishop, was an instructor of the German language at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,...
Jason Gage Jason Gage was a 29-year-old gay man who was murdered in his Waterloo, Iowa apartment.
Jason Sweeney Jason Keel Sweeney was a 16-year-old teenager from Fishtown, a neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who was brutally murdered by four teenagers for his paycheck on May 30, 2003.
Jasper Howard Jasper Tyrone Howard, was a cornerback for the University of Connecticut Huskies from 2007 to 2009.
Jawed Wassel Jawed Wassel (1959 – October 3, 2001) was an Afghan-American film director who made the film FireDancer, which was the first Afghan film to be submitted for an Academy Award.
Jay R. Smith Jay R. Smith (August 29, 1915 – October 5, 2002) was an American former child actor who replaced Mickey Daniels as the "freckle-faced kid" of the Our Gang series in 1925.
Jay Sebring Jay Sebring (October 10, 1933 – August 9, 1969) was an American hair stylist for celebrities, and the founder of the hairstyling corporation Sebring International.
Jayatirtha Dasa Jayatirtha Dasa (James Edward Immel, also known as Jayatirtha Swami, Vijaya Acharya, Tirthapada, November 13, 1948 in Saipan – November 13, 1987 in London) was one ...
Jean La Lime Jean La Lime (died June 17, 1812) was a trader from Quebec, Canada who worked in what became the Northwest Territory of the United States.
Jedediah Harrell Jedediah Harrell (1840–1873) was a Baptist preacher who founded Harrell, Arkansas.
Jeffrey Dahmer Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder and dismember...
Jeffrey Dampier Jeffrey Dampier Jr. (March 24, 1966June 26, 2005) was the winner of an Illinois Lottery jackpot worth US $20 million in 1996.
Jennie Bosschieter Jennie Bosschieter (1882-1900) was raped and murdered in Paterson, New Jersey on October 19, 1900.
Jennifer Daugherty Jennifer Lee Daugherty (November 8, 1979 – February 11, 2010) was murdered in Greensburg, Pennsylvania in February 2010.
Jennifer Servo Jennifer Lynn Servo, born Jennifer Lynn Olson, (September 23, 1979 in Columbia Falls, Montana-September 16, 2002 in Abilene, Texas).
Jennifer Tate Jennifer Rose Tate (born September 2, 1985) is an American female mixed martial artist.
Jenny Maxwell Jenny Maxwell (born Jennifer Helene Maxwell) (September 3, 1941 – June 10, 1981) was an American film and television actress, probably best remembered for her role in the 1961 Elvis Presley film...
Jesse James Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the Ja...
Jessica Keen Jessica Lyn Keen (September 24, 1975 - March 17, 1991) was a murder victim killed in Foster Chapel Cemetery in West Jefferson, Ohio.
Jesus Jesus (7–2 BC to 30–33 AD), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity (the world's largest religion), whom the teachings of most Christian denominations ...
Jim Cook James "Jim" Preston Cook was a stock car racer who competed in the NASCAR Grand National Series and NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series.
Jim Miller (outlaw) James Brown Miller (October 25, 1866 - April 19, 1909), also known as "Killin' Jim", "Killer Miller" and "Deacon Jim", was an American outlaw and assassin of the American Old West credited with ...
Jim Savage Jim Savage or James D. Savage, was a California pioneer.
Jimmy Haggerty James "Wild Jimmy" Haggerty was an American criminal and well-known underworld figure in Philadelphia and later in New York during the mid-to late 19th century.
Joe Gallo Joseph Gallo (April 7, 1929 – April 7, 1972), also known as "Crazy Joe" and "Joe the Blond", was a celebrated New York City gangster for the Profaci crime family, later known as the ...
Joe Vogler Joseph E. "Joe" Vogler (April 24, 1913 – on or c. May 31, 1993) was the founder of the Alaskan Independence Party, and either its chair or gubernatorial nominee for most of its first two decades...
John A. Kelly John Andrew Kelly (November 30, 1943 – June 28, 1978) was an American investigative journalist in Boston, Massachusetts.
John Acropolis John ("Little Caesar") Acropolis (1909 - August 26, 1952), was an American labor leader.
John Barkoski John Barkoski was a worker, murdered by being beaten to death with pick-axes by the Coal and Iron Police February 9, 1929.
John Bozeman John Merin Bozeman (January 1835 – April 20, 1867) was born in Pickens County, Georgia.
John de Saulles John Gerard Longer de Saulles (May 25, 1878 – August 3, 1917) was an American athlete, real estate broker, and businessman whose murder by his millionaire wife led to a widely reported trial.
John Douglas Kinser John Douglas Kinser (1918–1951) was a thirty-three-year-old golf professional from Austin, Texas who was murdered on October 22, 1951, by Malcolm "Mac" Wallace.
John Favara John Favara (March 4, 1929 - July 28, 1980) was the backyard neighbor of Gambino crime family godfather John Gotti, in Howard Beach, New York.
John Geoghan John J. Geoghan (June 4, 1935 - August 23, 2003) was a key figure in the Roman Catholic sex abuse cases that rocked the Boston Archdiocese in the 1990s and 2000s and led to the resignation of Bo...
John H. Wood, Jr. John Howland Wood, Jr. (March 31, 1916 - May 29, 1979) was an American lawyer and judge from the U.S. state of Texas.
John Holmes Jenkins John Holmes Jenkins III was an American historian, antiquarian bookseller, publisher, and poker player.
John Klang The Weston High School shooting was a school shooting that occurred on September 29, 2006, in Weston High School in Cazenovia, Wisconsin, United States.
John M. Pinckney John McPherson Pinckney was a United States Representative from Texas.
John Marsh (pioneer) “Doctor” John Marsh was born in 1799 in South Danvers, Massachusetts and died in Pacheco, California in 1856.
John P. Wheeler III John Parsons Wheeler, III (December 14, 1944 – c. December 30, 2010), known as Jack Wheeler, was a chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, senior planner for Amtrak (1971–1972), of...
John Pezzenti John Pezzenti, Jr. (12 June 1952 - 3 December 2007) was an American wildlife photographer born in Newington, Connecticut, but who spent much of his life taking pictures of wildlife in the Alaska...
John Roll John McCarthy Roll (February 8, 1947January 8, 2011) was a United States federal judge who served on the United States District Court for the District of Arizona from 1991 until his death in 201...
John Tomlin The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
John Tunstall John Henry Tunstall (6 March 1853 – 18 February 1878), born in London, England, became a rancher and merchant in New Mexico, where he became a prominent figure and was the first man killed...
John Williams Gunnison John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer.
Johnson Space Center shooting The Johnson Space Center shooting was an incident of hostage taking that occurred on April 20, 2007 in Building 44, the Communication and Tracking Development Laboratory, at the Lyndon B. Johnso...
Jon Garth Murray Jon Garth Murray (November 16, 1954 – September 29, 1995) was the son of Madalyn Murray O'Hair, the first president and founder of American Atheists.
Jonathan Levin Jonathan Levin (May 6, 1966 – May 30, 1997) was the son of former Time Warner CEO Gerald M. Levin and Carol Needleman Levin.
Jonathan Luna Jonathan P. Luna (October 21, 1965–December 4, 2003) was a Baltimore-based Assistant United States Attorney who was stabbed 36 times with his own penknife and found drowned in a creek in Pennsyl...
Joseph Bowne Elwell Joseph Bowne Elwell (1874–1920), was a popular author of books on Contract bridge, a sought-after tutor, and successful player of the game, most famous for having been the victim of an unsolved ...
Joseph Lee Heywood Joseph Lee Heywood (August 12, 1837 – September 7, 1876) was the acting cashier at the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota, when the James-Younger Gang attempted to rob the bank.
Joseph Quinn Joseph Quinn was a New York clerk, amateur wrestler and murder victim of Danny Lyons, a co-leader of the Whyos street gang.
Joseph Smith, Jr. Joseph Smith, Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and the founder of what later became the Latter Day Saint movement, popularly known as Mormonism.
Joseph Standing Joseph Standing (October 5, 1854 – July 21, 1879) was a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) who was killed by a mob near the town of Varnell, Whitfield Co...
Julia Bulette Julia Bulette, was an English-born American prostitute and madam in Virginia City, Nevada.
Julia Nussenbaum Julia Nussenbaum was a violinist who studied at the Juilliard School in New York.
Julian Letterlough Julian Letterlough (December 25, 1969 – July 8, 2005) was an American boxer from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Julie Jensen case The Julie Jensen case involves the trial of a man in the U.S., Mark Jensen, on charges that he murdered his wife, Julie Jensen.
Justin Eilers Justin Eilers (June 28, 1978 – December 25, 2008) was an American professional mixed martial artist, formerly with the UFC, WEC, EliteXC, and the IFC. He trained with Miletich Fighting Systems i...
József Barsi József Istvan "Arizona Joe" Barsi (November 26, 1932-July 27, 1988) was a Hungarian-American plumbing contractor and banjo/fiddle musicianwho was best known as the father of...
Kabaka Oba Michael Bailey, better known as Kabaka Oba (February 9, 1958April 15, 2006), was an American civil rights activist and public transportation worker who was fatally shot outside of the city...
Karel deLeeuw Karel deLeeuw, or de Leeuw, was a mathematics professor at Stanford University, specializing in harmonic analysis and functional analysis.
Karen Klimczak Karen Klimczak, S.S.J. (October 27, 1943 – April 14, 2006), a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Buffalo, New York, was murdered there on April 14, 2006.
Karyn Kupcinet Karyn Kupcinet (March 6, 1941 – November 28, 1963) was an American stage, film and television actress.
Kathleen Peterson Kathleen Hunt Atwater Peterson , daughter of Veronica Hunt, was an accomplished student, engineer, volunteer and civic leader.
Kathy Augustine Kathy Marie Alfano Augustine (May 29, 1956 – July 11, 2006) was a U.S. Republican Party politician from Nevada.
Kelly Fleming The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Ken Gorman Ken Gorman was a marijuana activist who was shot and killed in his home on February 17, 2007 in Colorado.
Ken Harris (politician) Kenneth N. Harris, Sr. (July 17, 1963 – September 20, 2008), a member of the Democratic Party, was a candidate for Baltimore City Council President.
Ken McElroy Ken Rex McElroy (June 1, 1934 – July 10, 1981) was a resident of of Skidmore, Nodaway County, Missouri.
Ken Tillery Ken Tillery of Jasper, Texas, was murdered on January 19, 2002.
Kevin Granata Kevin P. Granata (December 29, 1961 – April 16, 2007) was an American professor in multiple departments including the Departments of Engineering, Science and Mechanics (in which he was tenured) ...
Khalil Roundtree Roderick Khalil Roundtree (December 15, 1961 – May 25, 1992), often referred to as just Khalil Roundtree, was the road manager for the R&B band Boyz II Men.
Killing of Henry Marrow Henry Dortress Marrow, Junior (January 7, 1947 – May 12, 1970), called Dickie by his friends and family, was 23 when he was killed in Oxford, North Carolina on May 11, 1970.
Kimberly Nees Murder The Murder of Kimberly Ann Nees took place in Poplar, Montana in the early morning hours of June 16, 1979.
King Curtis Curtis Ousley (February 7, 1934 – August 13, 1971), who performed under the stage name King Curtis, was an American saxophone virtuoso known for rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, blue...
Kitty Genovese Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese was a New York City woman who was stabbed to death near her home in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of the borough of Queens in New York City, on March 13, 1964.
Kitty Leroy Kitty Leroy (1850 - December 7, 1878) was a gambler, saloon owner, prostitute, trick shooter and alluring personality of the Old West.
Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis (1949 - February 6, 2001) was a land developer, casino operator, and restaurant owner of Greek descent, who was murdered in 2001.
Kris Kime Kristopher Kime was a 20-year-old Auburn, Washington resident and Highline Community College student who was knocked down and beaten to death during the Mardi Gras riots that occurred in Seattle...
Kyle Velasquez The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Lana Clarkson Lana Jean Clarkson (April 5, 1962 – February 3, 2003) was an American actress and fashion model.
Larry Davis (criminal) Larry Davis (May 28, 1966 – February 20, 2008), who changed his name to Adam Abdul-Hakeem in 1989, was a New Yorker who shot six New York City police officers on November 19, 1986 when the...
LaToyia Figueroa LaToyia Figueroa (January 26, 1981 – August 2005) was an American woman of African-American and Hispanic descent who was murdered in 2005.
Lauren McCain The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that took place on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States.
Lauren Townsend The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Lee Harvey Oswald Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was, according to five government investigations, the sniper who assassinated John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, i...
Lee Miglin Lee Miglin (1925 – May 4, 1997) was a Chicago real estate developer who made millions in the building boom of the 1980s.
Leno and Rosemary LaBianca Pasqualino Antonio "Leno" LaBianca (August 6, 1925 - August 10, 1969) and his wife Rosemary LaBianca (December 15, 1930 - August 10, 1969) were victims of the Manson Family murders.
Leno LaBianca Pasqualino Antonio "Leno" LaBianca (August 6, 1925 – August 10, 1969) and his wife Rosemary LaBianca (December 15, 1930 – August 10, 1969) were victims of the Manson Family murders.
Leo Frank Leo Max Frank (April 17, 1884 – August 17, 1915) was a Jewish-American factory superintendent whose murder conviction and extrajudicial hanging in 1915 by a lynch mob planned and led by pr...
Leo Ryan Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. (May 5, 1925November 18, 1978 †) was an American politician of the Democratic Party.
Leon Burns Leon Keith Burns (September 15, 1942 – December 22, 1984) was an American football running back who played for two years in the National Football League.
Leslie Coffelt Leslie William "Les" Coffelt (August 15, 1910 – November 1, 1950) was an officer of the White House Police Force, who was killed while defending U.S. President Harry S. Truman against an a...
Lil Miss murder The Lil Miss murder is the name given to the murder case of Lisa Marie Kimmell (July 18, 1969 - March 31, 1988), who disappeared while on a trip home from Colorado to Billings, Montana.
Lil Phat Melvin Vernell III (July 25, 1992 – June 7, 2012), better known by his stage name, Lil Phat, was an American rapper.
Lil' Miss murder The Lil Miss murder is the name given to the murder case of Lisa Marie Kimmell (July 18, 1969 - March 31, 1988), who disappeared while on a trip home from Colorado to Billings, Montana.
Linda S. Stein Linda Stein (April 24, 1945 – October 30, 2007) was an American rock music manager and real estate broker.
Lita McClinton Lita McClinton, the daughter of Emory McClinton, a former U. S. Department of Transportation official and his wife, JoAnn McClinton, a Georgia state representative, was murdered the day her divo...
Liviu Librescu Liviu Librescu (August 18, 1930 – April 16, 2007; ליביו ליברסקו) was a Romanian-Israeli-American scientist and professor whose major research fields were aeroelasticity and aerodynamics.
Lloyd Seay Carl D. "Lightning" Lloyd Seay (December 14, 1919 – September 2, 1941) was an early stock car racing driver from Georgia.
Lorenzen Wright Lorenzen Vern-Gagne Wright (November 4, 1975 – July 2010) was a former American professional basketball player who died mysteriously in July 2010, shortly after leaving his ex-wife's home.
Lori Hacking Lori Kay Soares Hacking (December 31, 1976 – July 19, 2004) was a Salt Lake City, Utah, woman who was killed by her husband, Mark Hacking, in 2004.
Lou Perryman Louis Byron "Lou" Perryman (August 15, 1941 – April 1, 2009), also known as Lou Perry, was an American character actor.
Louis B. Allyn Lewis B. Allyn was an American chemistry professor and influential figure in the pure food movement at the time of his murder.
Louis Carpenter (judge) Louis Carpenter (1829, New York – 1863, Kansas) was a Judge in Douglas County, Kansas and was the highest ranking civic member of the town of Lawrence to be murdered by Quantrill's raiders...
Lucina C. Broadwell Lucina Courser Broadwell was murdered in Barre, Vermont, United States on May 4, 1919.
Lyman Bostock Lyman Wesley Bostock, Jr. (November 22, 1950 – September 23, 1978) was an American professional baseball player.
Mack Charles Parker Mack Charles Parker (1936 – April 24, 1959) was an African-American victim of lynching in the United States.
Madalyn Murray O'Hair Madalyn Murray O'Hair (April 13, 1919 – September 29, 1995) was an American atheist activist; a founder of the American Atheists and its president from 1963 to 1986.
Madge Oberholtzer Madge Augustine Oberholtzer (November 10, 1896 – April 14, 1925) was an American schoolteacher who worked for the state of Indiana on adult literacy.
Magnolia Shorty Renetta Yemika Lowe-Bridgewater (September 30, 1982 – December 20, 2010), known by the stage name Magnolia Shorty, was an American rapper in the New Orleans-based bounce music scene.
Malcolm Lee Beggs Malcolm Lee Beggs (1907, East Orange, New Jersey - 10 December 1956, Chicago) was an American actor of the stage and screen.
Mamah Borthwick Martha "Mamah" Borthwick (June 19, 1869 - August 15, 1914) is primarily noted for her relationship with Frank Lloyd Wright, which ended when she was murdered.
Mamie Thurman Mamie Thurman (1900–1932) was an American woman whose slain body was found and recovered on 22 Mountain Road near Holden, West Virginia on June 22, 1932.
Manuel de Dios Unanue Manuel de Dios Unanue (4 January 1943 - 11 March 1992) was a veteran Cuban-born US journalist, former editor-in-chief of El Diario La Prensa, New York City's largest Spanish-language daily n...
Manuel Gregorio Acosta Manuel Acosta (1921–1989) was a Mexican-American painter and illustrator who was born into an impoverished family in Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico, on May 9, 1921.
Marcus Foster Marcus Albert Foster was an African-American educator who gained a national reputation for educational excellence while serving as principal of Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylva...
Marcus Rogers Mary Mabel Rogers (1883 – December 8, 1905) was the last woman legally executed by Vermont.
Margaret Campbell Margaret Campbell (April 24, 1883 – June 27, 1939) was an American character actress in silent films.
Maria Ragland Davis Maria Ragland Davis (June 1, 1959 – February 12, 2010) was an American biologist and educator.
Marina Elizabeth Habe Elizabeth Habe (1951 - December 29, 1968) was the daughter of Hans Habe and Eloise Hardt.
Marion Eugene Carl Major General Marion Eugene Carl, USMC, (November 1, 1915 – June 28, 1998) was a World War II fighter ace, record-setting test pilot, and naval aviator.
Maritza Martin Maritza Martin Nuñez (October 29, 1959 – January 18, 1993) was a woman shot to death by Emilio Nuñez, her ex-husband, in 1993 on cemetery ground in North Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Martin was be...
Mark Alan Wilson Mark Alan Wilson (January 20, 1953 – February 24, 2005) was a Tyler, Texas man killed during a shooting outside the Smith County Courthouse in Tyler, Texas.
Mark J. Kilroy Mark J. Kilroy was a University of Texas at Austin student who vanished in March 1989 on the streets of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, directly south across the U.S.-Mexico border from Brownsvil...
Martin DeFoor Martin DeFoor (September 17, 1805 – July 25, 1879) was an early Atlanta settler.
Martin McBreen Martin McBreen or Patrick Breen was an American saloonkeeper and criminal associate of the Gopher Gang.
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Mary Joe Frug Mary Joe Frug (1941–1991) was a professor at New England School of Law from 1981 to 1991.
Mary Pinchot Meyer Mary Eno Pinchot Meyer (October 14, 1920 – October 12, 1964) was an American socialite, painter, former wife of Central Intelligence Agency official Cord Meyer and mistress of United State...
Mary Rogers Mary Cecilia Rogers (born c. 1820 – found dead July 28, 1841 was a 19th-century murder victim whose story became a national sensation in the United States.
Mary S. Sherman Mary Stults Sherman (April 21, 1913 – July 21, 1964) was a prominent orthopedic surgeon and expert in cancer research in New Orleans, Louisiana, whose murder remains unsolved.
Mary Stachowicz Mary Stachowicz (née Frank; born 1951) was a Polish American translator, Catholic and mother of four, who on November 13, 2002 was murdered by her coworker Nicholas Gutierrez in Chicago, Illinois.
Mary Turner Mary Turner (1899 - 19 May 1918) was a twenty-one-year-old African-American victim of lynching in Valdosta, Georgia.
Masumi Hayashi (photographer) Dr. Masumi Hayashi (September 3, 1945 – August 17, 2006) was an American photographer and artist who taught art at Cleveland State University, in Cleveland, Ohio, for 24 years.
Matt Nagle Matthew Nagle (October 16, 1979 – July 24, 2007) was one of the first persons to use a brain-computer interface to restore functionality lost due to paralysis.
Matthew Brian Winkler Matthew Brian Winkler (November 21, 1974 – March 22, 2006) was a minister who was the victim in a high-profile murder case in 2006.
Matthew Gannon Matthew Kevin Gannon was a CIA Officer killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Matthew Ketcher The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Matthew Shepard Matthew Wayne Shepard (December 1, 1976 – October 12, 1998) was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was tortured and murdered near Laramie, Wyoming in October 1998.
Matthew Winkler Matthew Brian Winkler (November 21, 1974 – March 22, 2006) was a minister who was the victim in a high-profile murder case in 2006.
Maureen Brainard-Barnes Maureen Brainard-Barnes (- July 9, 2007) was an American prostitute and the first victim of the women off of Craigslist by the Long Island serial killer.
Maxwell Bodenheim Maxwell Bodenheim (May 26, 1892 – February 6, 1954) was an American poet and novelist who was known as the King of Greenwich Village Bohemians.
Medgar Evers Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925June 12, 1963) was an African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi.
Meredith Emerson Meredith Hope Emerson (June 20, 1983 – January 4, 2008) was a 24-year-old woman who was last seen alive hiking with her dog on Blood Mountain in northern Georgia on New Year's Day 2008.
Merlin Santana Merlin Santana (March 14, 1976November 9, 2002) was an American actor.
Mia Zapata Mia Katherine Zapata (August 25, 1965 – July 7, 1993) was the lead singer for the Seattle punk band The Gits.
Michael Briggs (police officer) The 2006 Manchester, New Hampshire police shooting was an incident that took place on October 16, 2006, in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States.
Michael Donald Michael Donald (July 24, 1961 – March 20, 1981) was a young African American man who was murdered by two Ku Klux Klan members in Mobile, Alabama, in 1981.
Michael Francke James Michael Francke (2 October 1946 – 17 January 1989) was the Director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, the governmental bureau which manages prisons, inmates and parolees in th...
Michael Jones (football) Michael Jones was a coach with the New York Red Bulls football / soccer team involved in youth training.
Michael Sandy Michael J. Sandy (October 12, 1977 – October 13, 2006) was an African-American man from Brooklyn, New York, who died after being hit by a car while trying to escape four attackers who attempted ...
Michael Spilotro Michael Peter "Micky" Spilotro (September 12, 1944 - June 14, 1986) was the brother of Anthony "Tony the Ant" Spilotro and was an associate of the Chicago organized crime organization referred ...
Michelle MacNeill Michelle MacNeill (1957-2013) died on April 11, 2013 due to a combination of prescription medicines and having drowned.
Morgan Dana Harrington Morgan Dana Harrington (July 24, 1989 - October 17, 2009) was a 20-year-old Virginia Tech student whose disappearance initiated one of the largest searches in Charlottesville, Virginia's history.
Morgan Harrington Morgan Dana Harrington (1989 - 2009) was abducted from a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, Virginia in October 2009.
Mother Featherlegs "Mother Featherlegs" (died 1879) was a prostitute who lived near Lusk, Wyoming and was murdered during a robbery in 1879.
Mountain Meadows massacre The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the Baker–Fancher emigrant wagon train at Mountain Meadows in southern Utah.
Murder of Annie Le The murder of Annie Le occurred September 8, 2009, on the campus of from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
Murder of Arthur Warren The Arthur Warren murder was the killing of 26-year-old Arthur "J.R." Warren on July 3, 2000 by two teenage Euro-American males, in what is believed to have been a hate crime.
Murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi Balbir Singh Sodhi (1949 – September 15, 2001), a gas station owner in Mesa, Arizona, was murdered in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the first of several cases across the Uni...
Murder of Brian Deneke On December 12, 1997, 19-year-old punk musician Brian Theodore Deneke (March 9, 1978 – December 12, 1997) was killed in a deliberate hit and run attack in Amarillo, Texas, by 17-year-old j...
Murder of Brian Glick Brian Glick was a homicide victim murdered at the age of 21 on October 25, 1993 by Dennis Tate and Michael Olson in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Murder of Brian Stidham David Brian Stidham (August 13, 1967 – October 5, 2004) was a pediatric ophthalmologist stabbed to death in Tucson, Arizona as the result of a murder-for-hire plot that stemmed from a colleague'...
Murder of Brianna Denison Brianna Zunino Denison (March 29, 1988 – January 20, 2008) was a college student from Santa Barbara, California, who was abducted on January 20, 2008 from a friend's house in Reno, Nevada.
Murder of Denise Amber Lee Denise Amber Lee was murdered by Michael King in the U.S. state of Florida on January 17, 2008, after he had kidnapped and raped her earlier in the day.
Murder of Derrion Albert The murder of Derrion Albert occurred on September 24, 2009 near Christian Fenger Academy High School on Chicago's South Side.
Murder of Eve Carson Eve Marie Carson (November 19, 1985 – March 5, 2008) was a student at the University of North Carolina who was shot and killed on the morning of March 5, 2008, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Un...
Murder of Gary Matson and Winfield Mowder Gary Matson (1949 - July 1, 1999) and Winfield Mowder (1959 - July 1, 1999) were a gay couple from Redding, California, who were murdered by white supremacist brothers Benjamin Matthew Wil...
Murder of Grace Brown Grace Mae Brown (March 20, 1886 – July 11, 1906) was an American skirt factory worker whose murder caused a nationwide sensation, and whose life inspired the fictional character Roberta Alden in...
Murder of Gwen Araujo Gwen Araujo (February 24, 1985 – October 3, 2002), was an American teenage pre-operative trans woman who was murdered in Newark, California.
Murder of Heather Rich The murder of Heather Rose Rich took place on the night of October 2, 1996 on a remote bridge over a creek in Texas.
Murder of Henry Marrow Henry Dortress Marrow, Junior, called Dickie by his friends and family, was 23 when he was murdered in Oxford, North Carolina on May 11, 1970, the victim of a violent hate crime.
Murder of Imette St. Guillen Imette Carmella St. Guillen (March 2, 1981 – February 25, 2006) was an American graduate student of Venezuelan and French Canadian descent who was brutally raped and murdered.
Murder of James Byrd, Jr. James Byrd, Jr. (May 2, 1949 – June 7, 1998) was an African-American who was murdered by three men, of whom at least two were white supremacists, in Jasper, Texas, on June 7, 1998.
Murder of Jan Pawel and Quiana Jenkins Pietrzak The Murder of Jan Paweł Pietrzak and Quiana Jenkins Pietrzak relates to the events surrounding the 2008 deaths of United States Marine Corps Sergeant Jan Paweł Pietrzak (March 13, 1984 – O...
Murder of Jim Pouillon The murder of Jim Pouillon occurred on September 11, 2009, when pro-life activist James Pouillon was shot dead while protesting abortion in front of Owosso High School in Owosso, Michigan.
Murder of John R. Bitzer John R. Bitzer, miner, walked past the cabin of Chinaman Ah Chow's cabin on January 15, 1870 when he supposedly noticed a disturbance.
Murder of Kathryn Faughey Kathryn Faughey was a 56-year-old New York City psychologist who was murdered by 39-year-old David Tarloff at her upper East Side Manhattan office on the night of February 12, 2008.
Murder of Kitty Genovese Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese (July 7, 1935 – March 13, 1964) was a New York City woman who was stabbed to death near her home in the Kew Gardens, neighborhood of the borough of Queens i...
Murder of Laci Peterson Laci Denise Peterson (née Rocha; May 4, 1975 December 24, 2002) was an American woman who was the subject of a highly publicized murder case after she went missing while seven and a half m...
Murder of Larry McNabney Larry McNabney was a Sacramento, California attorney whose body was found buried in a vineyard on March 5, 2002.
Murder of Laura Dickinson Laura Dickinson was a student at Eastern Michigan University who was murdered by a fellow student on December 13, 2006.
Murder of Lawrence and Glenna Shapiro The Murder of Lawrence and Glenna Shapiro involved the homicide victims Dr. Lawrence Shapiro and his wife of 51 years, Glenna, who were murdered at the age of 79 and 77, respectively, on January...
Murder of Marcy Renee Conrad The murder of Marcy Renee Conrad (February 5, 1967 - November 3, 1981) was perpetrated by Anthony Jacques Broussard, a 16-year-old American high school student.
Murder of Maria Lauterbach Lance Corporal Maria Frances Lauterbach (– December 2007) of Vandalia, Ohio, was a United States Marine who went missing from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina o...
Murder of Michelle Le Michelle Hoang Thi Le was a 26-year old nursing student who disappeared on May 27, 2011 from the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Hayward, California.
Murder of Paul Broussard Paul Broussard (1964–1991), a 27-year-old Houston-area banker and Texas A&M alumnus, was beaten and stabbed to death in a gay-bashing outside a Houston nightclub on July 4, 1991, by ten te...
Murder of Pearl Bryan Pearl Bryan was a 26 year old pregnant woman who was decapitated in Fort Thomas, Kentucky in 1896.
Murder of Rashawn Brazell The Murder of Rashawn Brazell has become one of the most horrific murder cases in the state of New York.
Murder of Scott Amedure Scott Bernard Amedure (January 26, 1963 – March 9, 1995) was an American murder victim who was fatally shot after revealing on The Jenny Jones Show that he was attracted to an acquaintance.
Murder of Shanda Sharer The murder of Shanda Renee Sharer (June 6, 1979 – January 11, 1992) involved a 12-year-old girl who was tortured and burned to death in Madison, Indiana, by four teenage girls.
Murder of Stephanie Roper The Murder of Stephanie Roper involved a Frostburg State University student who on April 3, 1982 was kidnapped, repeatedly and brutally raped, tortured, shot, set afire, and partially dismembered.
Murder of Suzanne Jovin Suzanne Nahuela Jovin (January 26, 1977 – December 4, 1998) was a German-born American senior at Yale University in New Haven, CT when she was brutally stabbed to death off campus.
Murder of Tara Lynn Grant Tara Lynn Grant (June 28, 1972 − February 9, 2007) was a woman from Washington Township, Macomb County, Michigan who was murdered by her husband, Stephen Grant, in February 2007.
Murder of Taylor Behl Taylor Marie Behl (October 13, 1987 – September 6, 2005) was a 17 year-old college freshman from Vienna, Virginia.
Murder of Thelma Taylor Thelma Anne Taylor (December 12, 1933 - August 6, 1949) was an American murder victim who was kidnapped, beaten, and stabbed to death in the St. Johns neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.
Murder of Timothy Brenton The murder of Timothy Brenton occurred on October 31, 2009, in the Central District of Seattle, Washington, United States.
Murder of Yngve Raustein The murder of Yngve Koehler Raustein (17 October 1970 – 18 September 1992) was a Norwegian undergraduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts an...
Myrna Opsahl Myrna Opsahl (December 13, 1932 – April 21, 1975) was a church worker, a mother of four, and a murder victim of the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Myrtle Hudson Ralph Hudson was the last person to be executed by New Jersey.
Nancy Benoit Nancy Elizabeth Benoit (née Toffoloni, formerly Daus and Sullivan; May 21, 1964 – June 22, 2007), more commonly known by her in-ring names Woman and Fallen Angel, w...
Nancy Spungen Nancy Laura Spungen (February 27, 1958 – October 12, 1978) was the girlfriend of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and a figure of the 1970s punk rock scene.
Narciso Gener Gonzales Narciso Gener Gonzales (August 5, 1858 – January 19, 1903) was born in Eddingsville, Edisto Island, South Carolina.
Nat Ross Nat Ross (June 13, 1902 – February 24, 1941) was an American film director and producer of the silent era.
Nathaniel Levi Gaines Nathaniel Levi Gaines was an African-American resident of Yonkers, New York who, in a case of illegal use of deadly force, was fatally shot by a member of the New York City Transit Police, a div...
Nelson G. Gross Nelson Gerard Gross was an American Republican Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly and as Chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee.
Neveah Gallegos Neveah Janey Gallegos was a child whose abuse and murder led to several changes within the Denver, Colorado, Department of Human Services.
Newts Playground Newts Playground is a playground located in the Fishtown section of the city of Philadelphia.
Nicholas Fish II Nicholas Fish (1846–1902) was the grandson of American Revolutionary War soldier Nicholas Fish and son of the Secretary of State Hamilton Fish.
Nicole Brown Simpson Nicole Brown Simpson (May 19, 1959 – June 12, 1994) was the former wife of professional football player O. J. Simpson.
Nicole duFresne Nicole duFresne (January 5, 1977 – January 27, 2005) was a Minnesota-born playwright and actress.
Nicole Speirs Nicole Marie Speirs made headlines in the area of Tooele, Utah as a domestic violence murder victim.
Nireah Johnson Nireah Johnson (1986 – July 23, 2003) was an African American trans woman, murdered in Indianapolis, Indiana by Paul Moore, after Moore discovered Johnson was not a cisgender woman.
Nizah Morris Nizah Morris (1955 – December 24, 2002) was an American transgender entertainer.
Octavius Catto Octavius Valentine Catto (February 22, 1839 – October 10, 1871) was a black educator, intellectual, and civil rights activist.
Odin Lloyd The murder of Odin Lloyd occurred on June 17, 2013.
Omie Wise Omie Wise or Naomi Wise (1789–1808) was an American murder victim, who is remembered by a popular murder ballad about her death.
Otto Berman Otto Biederman, known as Otto "Abbadabba" Berman (August 10, 1891 – October 23, 1935), was an accountant for American organized crime.
Ozell Jones Ozell "Hoppy" Jones (November 20, 1960 – September 7, 2006) was a professional basketball player.
Parley P. Pratt Parley Parker Pratt, Sr. (April 12, 1807 – May 13, 1857) was an early leader of the Latter Day Saint movement whose writings became a significant early nineteenth-century exposition of the Latte...
Pat Desmond Pat Desmond was a lawman and gunman of the American Old West.
Pat Garrett Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 5, 1850February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who became famous for killing Billy the Kid.
Patrick Carr Patrick Francis Carr was an early Irish immigrant to the United States as well as the fifth and final victim of the Boston Massacre.
Paul C Paul C. McKasty (September 20, 1964July 17, 1989), better known as Paul C, was an East coast hip hop producer and engineer in the 1980s.
Paul Leicester Ford Paul Leicester Ford (March 23, 1865 - May 8, 1902) was an American novelist and biographer, born in Brooklyn.
Pearl Bryan Pearl Bryan was a 22 year old pregnant woman who was decapitated in Fort Thomas, Kentucky in 1896.
Pearl Eaton Pearl Eaton (August 1, 1898 – September 10, 1958) was an American Broadway performer, choreographer, and dance supervisor of the 1910s and 1920s.
Peggy Hettrick murder case The Peggy Hettrick murder case concerns the unsolved 1987 death of Peggy Hettrick in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Peter Ivers Peter Scott Ivers (September 1946 - March 3, 1983) was an American musician, best known as the host of New Wave Theatre.
Peter Lassen Peter Lassen (October 31, 1800 – April 26, 1859) was a Danish-American blacksmith, rancher, prospector and Freemason.
Phil Hartman Philip Edward "Phil" Hartman (September 24, 1948May 28, 1998; born Hartmann) was a Canadian American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic artist.
Philip Barton Key II Philip Barton Key (April 5, 1818 – February 27, 1859) was a United States Attorney for the District of Columbia.
Philip Walsted Philip Walsted was a 24-year-old gay man in who was robbed and beaten in downtown Tucson, Arizona, on June 12, 2002.
Price Daniel, Jr. Marion Price Daniel, Jr. (properly Marion Price Daniel III) (June 8, 1941 – January 19, 1981) was a United States politician from Texas who served as Speaker of the Texas House of Represe...
Princess Doe Princess Doe is the name given to an unidentified homicide victim found in Blairstown, New Jersey, United States.
Professor Backwards James Edmondson, Sr. (June 10, 1910 – January 29, 1976), also known as Professor Backwards, was a vaudevillian/comedian who appeared on TV from the 1950s to the early 1970s, most notably o...
Rachel Hoffman Rachel Morningstar Hoffman (December 17, 1984 – May 7, 2008) was a 23-year-old Florida State University graduate.
Robert Quiroga Robert Quiroga (10 October 1969 in San Antonio, Texas – 16 August 2004 in San Antonio) was the International Boxing Federation Super flyweight champion from 1990 to 1993.
Robert Smith Vance Robert Smith Vance (May 10, 1931December 16, 1989) was a United States federal judge.
Robert Stethem Robert Dean Stethem (November 17, 1961 – June 15, 1985) was a United States Navy Seabee diver who was killed by Hezbollah militants during the hijacking of the commercial airliner he was ab...
Robert V. Richardson Robert Vinkler Richardson was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Robert W. Camac Robert W. Camac was an American horse trainer and owner/breeder in Thoroughbred racing.
Roger Troutman Roger Troutman (November 29, 1951 – April 25, 1999) was an American singer, songwriter, producer and the lead vocalist of the band Zapp who helped spearhead the funk movement and heavily ...
Roger Wheeler (businessman) Roger Wheeler was an American businessman, the former chairman of Telex Corp. and former owner of World Jai Alai.
Ronald Goldman Ronald Lyle "Ron" Goldman (July 2, 1968 – June 12, 1994) was an American waiter who was killed along with Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994 at her Brentwood, Los Angeles home which subsequently lead ...
Ronni Chasen Ronni Sue Chasen (October 17, 1946 – November 16, 2010) was an American publicist, who once represented such actors as Michael Douglas, as well as musicians such as Hans Zimmer and M...
Ronnie Paris Ronnie Antonio Paris (December 9, 2001 – January 28, 2005) was a three-year-old boy who lived with his parents in Tampa, Florida.
Roseann Quinn Roseann Quinn (November 17, 1944 – January 2, 1973) was an American schoolteacher whose murder inspired Judith Rossner's 1975 novel Looking for Mr. Goodbar, as well as its 1977 film adaptati...
Rosemary LaBianca Pasqualino Antonio "Leno" LaBianca (August 6, 1925 – August 10, 1969) and his wife Rosemary LaBianca (December 15, 1930 – August 10, 1969) were victims of the Manson Family murders.
Ross Gilmore Marvin Ross Gilmore Marvin (1880-1908) was an Arctic explorer who took part in Robert Peary's 1905-1906 and 1908-1909 expeditions.
Rowland Barnes Rowland W. Barnes (April 25, 1940 – March 11, 2005) was a Fulton County, Georgia, Superior Court Judge.
Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill Roxanne Ellis (November 4, 1942 – December 4, 1995) and Michelle Abdill (July 8, 1953 – December 4, 1995) were a lesbian couple, murdered in Medford, Oregon by Robert Acremant.
Roy Belton Roy Belton was an 18-year-old white man arrested with a female accomplice for the August 21, 1920 hijacking and shooting of Homer Nida, a Tulsa, Oklahoma taxi driver.
Rudy Lozano Rudy Lozano (July 17, 1951-June 8, 1983) was an activist and community organizer in Chicago, Illinois.
Rusty Day Russell Edward "Rusty Day" Davidson, also known as "Panchuco" by his closest friends, (born in Garden City, MI, USA) was a rock vocalist and frontman, best known for his work with Steve Gaines, ...
Ryan Clark (victim) The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that took place on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States.
Ryan Francis Ryan Francis (March 17, 1987 – May 13, 2006) was an American college basketball player.
Ryan Skipper Ryan Keith Skipper (April 28, 1981 - March 14, 2007) was an American man from Polk County, Florida who was murdered on March 14, 2007 in what authorities declared a hate crime.
Sakia Gunn Sakia Gunn was a 15-year old African American lesbian who was murdered as a hate crime in Newark, New Jersey.
Sal Mineo Salvatore "Sal" Mineo, Jr. (January 10, 1939February 12, 1976), was an American film and theatre actor, best known for his performance as John "Plato" Crawford opposite James Dean in the film '...
Sam Giancana Salvatore Giancana (born Salvatore Giangana; June 15, 1908 – June 19, 1975), better known as Sam Giancana, was an American mobster and mob boss of the Chicago Outfit from 1957–1966.
Sam Hose Sam Hose was an African American worker who was tortured and executed by a lynch mob in Coweta County, Georgia.
Samuel I. Cabell Samuel I. Cabell (died July 18, 1865) was a wealthy plantation owner who was known for his strong will as well as his strong temper.
Scott Amedure Scott Bernard Amedure was an American murder victim who was fatally shot after revealing on The Jenny Jones Show that he was attracted to an acquaintance.
Scotty Joe Weaver Scotty Joe Weaver (March 26, 1986 - July 22, 2004) was an 18-year-old murder victim from Bay Minette, Alabama, whose burned and partially decomposed body was discovered on July 22, 2004, a few m...
Scrapper Blackwell Francis Hillman "Scrapper" Blackwell was an American blues guitarist and singer; best known as half of the guitar-piano duo he formed with Leroy Carr in the late 1920s and early 1930s, he was an...
Seagram (rapper) Seagram Miller (1970 – July 31, 1996) was an American rapper from Oakland, California.
Sean Ethan Owen Sean Ethan Owen (1980–2004) was a gay American white man who was murdered in Durham, North Carolina in February 2004.
Sean W. Kennedy Sean W. Kennedy (April 8, 1987, Charleston, SC – May 16, 2007, Greenville, SC) was a gay 20-year-old man who was punched and subsequently died as he was leaving a bar.
Selena Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995), known simply as Selena, was an American singer-songwriter.
Shalita Middleton The Delaware State University shooting occurred on September 21, 2007 when 18-year-old student Loyer D. Braden shot two 17-year-old Delaware State University students from the Washington, D.C. area.
Shane Curry Shane Clifton Curry (April 7, 1968 – May 4, 1992) was an American football player in the NFL. He graduated from Princeton High School in Sharonville, Ohio.
Sharon Lopatka Sharon Rina Lopatka was an Internet entrepreneur in Hampstead, Maryland, United States, who was killed in a case of apparent consensual homicide.
Sharon Tate Sharon Marie Tate (January 24, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was an American actress and sex symbol.
Sheila Bellush Sheila Leigh Walsh Bellush (October 19, 1962 - November 7, 1997) was a mother of six who was murdered by a hired gunman named Joey Del Toro, on the orders of her ex-husband, Allen Blackthorne.
Shimun XXIII Eshai Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII (born 28 February 1908, Konak, Hakkari, Turkey - 6 November 1975, San Jose, California, United States), sometimes known as Mar Shimun XXI Ishaya, Mar Shimun Isha...
Simon Shanks Simon Shanks was a National Football League player for the Arizona Cardinals in 1995.
Sister Karen Klimczak Sister Karen Klimczak, a Catholic nun in Buffalo, New York, was murdered on April 14, 2006.
Slave George George Lewis (also known as Slave George or Lilburn Lewis' slave George) (b.
Sophia Eberlein Sophia Eberlein, (1889-1931), was beaten to death by her second husband Jacob Bentz in her home in Harvey, North Dakota.
Stanford White Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) was an American architect and partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White, the frontrunner among Beaux-Arts firms.
Stanisława Walasiewicz Stanisława Walasiewicz, also known as Stefania Walasiewicz, Stanisława Walasiewiczówna (see Polish name) and Stella Walsh (3 April 1911 – 4 December 1980) was a Polish at...
Stanley Clifford Weyman Stanley Clifford Weyman, was an American multiple impostor who impersonated public officials, including the United States Secretary of State and various military officers.
Stanley Ketchel Stanisław Kiecal (September 14, 1886 – October 15, 1910), better known in the boxing world as Stanley Ketchel, was a Polish American professional boxer who became one of the greatest World...
Steen Fenrich Steen Fenrich (1981 – September 9, 1999) was a 19-year-old African-American gay man who lived in Bayside, Queens, New York.
Stephanie Roper murder The Stephanie Roper murder involved a Frostburg State University student who on April 3, 1982 was kidnapped, repeatedly and brutally raped, tortured, shot, set afire, and partially dismembered.
Steven Curnow The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County in the State of Colorado.
Steven Parent Steven Earl Parent (February 12, 1951 – August 9, 1969) was a victim of the Charles Manson murders.
Susan Berman Susan Berman (1945–2000) was an American journalist and author who was the daughter of Davie Berman, a mob figure in Las Vegas.
Susan Cabot Susan Cabot (July 9, 1927 – December 10, 1986) was an American film and television actress.
Suzanne Jovin case Suzanne Nahuela Jovin was a senior at Yale University in New Haven, CT when she was brutally stabbed to death off campus.
Tamika Huston Tamika Antonette Huston (December 11, 1979 – May 2004) was a 24-year-old woman who disappeared from Spartanburg, South Carolina, and was subsequently found murdered.
Tankleff murder case Martin Tankleff is a Long Island, New York, resident who was convicted of murdering his wealthy parents, Seymour and Arlene Tankleff, on September 7, 1988.
Tara Correa-McMullen Tara Correa-McMullen (May 24, 1989 - October 21, 2005) was an American television and film actress, best known for her role as gang member Graciela Reyes on the CBS TV series Judging Amy.
Ted Ammon Robert Theodore Ammon (August 30, 1949 - October 20, 2001) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Ted Healy Ted Healy (October 1, 1896 – December 21, 1937) was an American vaudeville performer, comedian, and actor.
Terry Knight Terry Knight, born Richard Terrance Knapp, was an American rock and roll music producer, promoter, singer, songwriter and radio personality, who enjoyed some success in radio, modest succe...
Thomas K. Harris Thomas K. Harris was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.
Thomas W. Stivers Private Thomas W. Stivers, also known under the name Thomas "Tom" Stevens or Stevers, was an American soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 7th U.S. Cavalry during the Great S...
Tiffany Moore Darlene Tiffany Moore was a 12-year-old girl from Boston who was murdered while sitting on her front stoop on the evening of August 19, 1988.
Todd Bachman Elisabeth ("Wiz") Bachman (born November 7, 1978 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a retired volleyball player from the United States, who represented her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics ...
Todd Loren Todd Loren was an American comic book publisher, owner of Revolutionary Comics and its title Rock 'N' Roll Comics.
Tom Devaney Tom Devaney (d. July 20, 1976) was a New York mobster and an enforcer to Mickey Spillane during the 1960s and 70s.
Tommy Burks Tommy Burks (May 22, 1940 – October 19, 1998) was a farmer and Democratic Party politician in Tennessee, United States.
Tommy Turk Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Turk (1927 – August 4, 1981) was a jazz trombonist from Conemaugh, Cambria County, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Tracy Weber (singer) Tracy Weber (July 14, unknown date – May 1981) was an American soul and R&B singer, best known for her dance hit "Sure Shot".
Travis Alexander The killing of Travis Alexander occurred on June 4, 2008, in Mesa, Arizona.
Venus Xtravaganza Venus Xtravaganza (May 22, 1965 – December 21, 1988) was an American performer, escort, and aspiring model.
Veronica Gedeon Veronica Gedeon was a 20-year-old commercial model from Long Island City whose murder during Easter Weekend in 1937 captivated New York City.
Vicki Morgan Vicki Morgan (born August 9, 1952 in Colorado Springs, Colorado – July 7, 1983 in Los Angeles, CA) was a model and a high-profile murder victim.
Victor Kilian Victor Arthur Kilian (March 6, 1891 – March 11, 1979) was an American actor who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s.
Victoria Leigh Soto The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a school shooting on December 14, 2012 that took the lives of twenty-seven people, including twenty children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the...
Vincent Chin Vincent Jen Chin (; 1955 – June 23, 1982) was a Chinese American beaten to death in June 1982 in the United States, in the Detroit, Michigan enclave of Highland Park by Chrysler plant sup...
Vincent Papa Vincent C. Papa (1917 New York City - July 1977 Atlanta, Georgia) was an Italian-American mobster associated with the Lucchese crime family.
VL Mike Michael Allen (January 19, 1976 – April 20, 2008), better known as VL Mike, was an American rap artist from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Walker family murders The Walker family murders is an unsolved murder of two parents and two children which took place on December 19, 1959 in Osprey, Florida.
Wallace Smith (boxer) Wallace "Bud" Smith (April 2, 1924 in Cincinnati, OH – July 11, 1973) was a world lightweight boxing champion.
Walter Scott (vocalist) Walter Scott (February 7, 1943 – December 27, 1983) was an American singer who fronted Bob Kuban and The In-Men, a St. Louis, Missouri-based rock 'n' roll band that enjoyed brief national ...
Wesley Everest Wesley Everest (1890 in Newberg, Oregon — November 11, 1919 in Centralia, Washington) was an American member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and a World War I veteran.
White Eyes White Eyes, named Koquethagechton, was a leader of the Lenape people in the Ohio Country during the era of the American Revolution.
Wild Bill Hickok James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876) — known as "Wild Bill" Hickok — was a folk character of the American Old West.
William "Bull" Nelson William "Bull" Nelson (September 27, 1824 – September 29, 1862) served as an officer in the United States Navy for nearly twenty-one years before the outbreak of the American Civil War in ...
William David Sanders William David "Dave" Sanders (October 22, 1951 – April 20, 1999) was a computer and business teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, USA. He was also the coach of the girl...
William Desmond Taylor William Desmond Taylor (26 April 1872 – 1 February 1922) was an Irish-born American director and actor.
William F. Tucker William Feimster Tucker (May 9, 1827 – September 14, 1881) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
William G. Norton William G. Norton (year of birth unknown – 1895) was an American college football coach.
William Lewis Moore William Lewis Moore was a postal worker and Congress of Racial Equality member who staged lone protests against racial segregation.
William Poole William Cutting Poole (July 24, 1821 – July 14, 1855), also known as Bill the Butcher, was the leader of the New York City gang the Natives and Bowery Boys, a bare-knuckle boxer, and a lea...
William Remington William Walter Remington (October 25, 1917 – November 24, 1954) was an economist employed in various federal government positions until his career was interrupted by accusations of espiona...
William Telek William Telek (January 6, 1924 – May 17, 1988) was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Willie Edwards Willie Edwards, Jr. (November 13, 1932 - January 23, 1957) was a 24-year-old African American, husband and father, murdered by members of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan.
Wineville Chicken Coop Murders The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders – also known as the Wineville Chicken Murders – was a series of abductions and murders of young boys that occurred in Los Angeles and Riverside County, C...
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