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Aileen Wuornos - Trial and Aftermath
The final article in my Aileen Wuornos series examines her speedy trial and guilty pleas, as well as her odd behavior prior to execution.
Aileen Wuornos - Investigation
After releasing police sketches, authorities identified and tracked down Aileen Wuornos and Tyria Moore fairly quickly. Read about the investigation, Wuornos' arrest, and the strange things that began to happen.
Aileen Wuornos - Victims
Aileen Wuornos' crime spree was short, with many similarities in the crimes that led police to tie them together. Read about her victims and the circumstances of their deaths here.
Aileen Wuornos - The Beginning
Although most people may think of men when the topic of serial killers comes up, the female serial killer does exist as well. Aileen Wuornos, the first to meet the FBI definition of "serial killer" is also among the most well known. Like many other serial killers, she had a very rocky start in life.
The Chowchilla Kidnapping - Arrest and Aftermath
The mistakes made by the Chowchilla kidnappers quickly led to their arrest. Read about their errors and the aftermath of the crime.
The Chowchilla Kidnapping - Escape
The Chowchilla captives faced a set of daunting circumstances, and their survival was in their own hands. Read about their escape here.
Murderabilia - National Geographic Taboo
Recap of National Geographic's "Taboo" episode "Living with the Dead" featuring murderabilia.
The Chowchilla Kidnapping
The small city of Chowchilla, California was thrust into the national spotlight on July 15, 1976, when kidnappers seized 26 schoolchildren and their driver from a school bus and held them for ransom. Read about the abduction and aftermath.
Attacks on Athletes
Like other high-profile figures, athletes are subject to attack from a number of sources -- from deranged fans to rivals, protestors to robbers. Read about a few famous and not-so-famous cases of attacks on athletes.
Murders of Pregnant Women - By Others
In part two of the series on murdered pregnant women, I take a look at some cases in which strangers or acquaintances killed the women for their babies.
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