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Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassin is arrested - 1968
Jun 8, 2013, - 0 Comments

Ray

James Earl Ray

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 8, 1968, James Earl Ray is arrested in London, England, and charged with the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Kennedy cousin is convicted of murder - 2002
Jun 7, 2013, - 0 Comments

Skakel

Michael Skakel

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 7, 2002, Michael Skakel is convicted in the 1975 murder of his former Greenwich, Connecticut, neighbor, 15-year-old neighbor Martha Moxley. Skakel, a nephew of Ethel Kennedy, the wife of the late U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy, was later sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.

Teen give birth then kills new born baby at prom - 1997
Jun 6, 2013, - 0 Comments

drexler

Melissa Drexler

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 6, 1997, eighteen-year-old Melissa Drexler gives birth to a baby boy in the bathroom stall at her high school prom at an Aberdeen Township banquet hall. Maintenance workers called to clean up blood found in the stall discover a bag in the garbage with her dead baby inside.

Senator Robert Kennedy is shot - 1968
Jun 5, 2013, - 0 Comments

Kennedy

Robert Kennedy

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 5, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary. Immediately after he announced to his cheering supporters that the country was ready to end its fractious divisions, Kennedy was shot several times by 22-year-old Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan.

Militant activist Angela Davis is aquitted of murder and other charges - 1972
Jun 4, 2013, - 0 Comments

Davis

Angela Yvonne Davis

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 4, 1972, Angela Yvonne Davis, a black militant, former philosophy professor at the University of California, and self-proclaimed communist, is acquitted on charges of conspiracy, murder, and kidnapping by an all-white jury in San Jose, California.

Joran Van der Sloot is arrested in Chile for murder - 2010
Jun 3, 2013, - 0 Comments

Van der sloot

Joran Van der Sloot

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 3, 2010, Joran van der Sloot, is arrested in Chile in connection with the slaying of 21-year-old Stephany Flores. He was a longtime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba.

Serial killer Leonard Lake is arrested - 1985
Jun 2, 2013, - 0 Comments

Lake

Leonard Lake 

by Michael Thomas Barry

On June 2, 1985, Leonard Lake is arrested near San Francisco, California, ending one of the rare cases of serial killers working together. Lake and Ng are believed to have raped, tortured and murdered between 11 and 25 victims with at Lake's ranch in Calaveras County, California during the mid-1980s.

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