Greetings from snowy Kentucky, fellow crime buffs! I hope the weather where you are is much better than here, and if not, that you're at least staying warm!
This week in crime history:
1/20/1974-Football player Rae Carruth, convicted for the 1999 murder of his pregnant girlfriend, is born.
1/21/1994-A jury finds Lorena Bobbitt temporarily insane.
1/22/1973-The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade decriminalizes abortion.
1/23/1957-Willie Edwards, age 25, is murdered by KKK members in Alabama.
1/24/1989-Serial killer Ted Bundy, age 42, is executed in Florida's electric chair.
1/25/1971-Charles Manson, Susan Atkins, Leslie Van Houten, and Patricia Krenwinkle are convicted of the Tate-LaBianca murders.
1/26/1962-Mobster Charles "Lucky" Luciano dies at age 64.
Here's the latest article from the Crime site at BellaOnline.com.
Shanda Sharer - Investigation and Beyond
This is the second article in my two-part series on the Shanda Sharer murder. Read about the confession, investigation, and beyond.
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