Murder

 
June 12 2015, Cal Schoonover
The murders of heiress Elisabeth Congdon and her nurse were far from perfect. Though no direct evidence linked her son-in-law to the crime, circumstantial evidence -- the $8 million his wife would...
 
May 28 2015, Kim Anne Whittemore
An excerpt from Volume One of Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias. Published on April 6, 2015 and available in paperback or in Kindle at Amazon.com...
 
January 13 2014, David Robb
Jan. 13, 2014Countess Erzsébet Báthoryby David RobbLady Macbeth is perhaps the most famous fictional female villainess in all of literature, but in 1606, while William Shakespeare was creating her...
 
May 7 2015, Martin Baggoley
Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by...
 
April 30 2015, Robert Walsh
In a great twist of Texas-style irony, the mass murder at Luby's Cafeteria in 1991, where 23 were shot to death and 20 wounded, led not to calls for gun-control but to the passage of legislation...
 
April 20 2015, Cal Schoonover
Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time...

Murder at Glensheen Mansion

June 12 2015, 0 Comments
The murders of heiress Elisabeth Congdon and her nurse were far from perfect. Though no direct evidence linked her son-in-law to the crime, circumstantial evidence -- the $8 million his wife would...

Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias

May 28 2015, 0 Comments
An excerpt from Volume One of Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias. Published on April 6, 2015 and available in paperback or in Kindle at Amazon.com...

INCEST, MURDER AND FLIGHT: THE EASTMILN TRAGEDY

May 7 2015, 0 Comments
Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by...
Jan 10, 2011
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Updated April 1, 2012Shrien and Anni Dewani on their wedding day. (Photo was handed out to the media.)Both brilliant and beautiful, Anni Dewani was shot to death on her honeymoon outside Cape Town, South Africa during a carjacking that her millionaire husband, Shrien Dewani,...
Oct 28, 2010
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In 2004, Denise Noe wrote "The Manson Myth" for Crime Magazine, an article debunking the charismatic image of Charles Manson propagated by Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi in the best-selling true crime book of all time, Helter Skelter.  Noe wrote that...
Oct 6, 2010
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For murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, Scott Peterson became one of the most reviled husbands in the annals of crime. by Denise NoeLaci Peterson is missing!On Christmas Eve, 2002, Scott Peterson called police to report that his 27-year-old wife, Laci Peterson, was...
Dec 1, 2009
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A coward and a megalomaniac, Ray Allen gave orders that resulted in the deaths of many people.  At age 76, he was the oldest person ever executed by the State of California.  by Randy Radic His name was Clarence Ray Allen.  Born in Blair, Oklahoma in 1930, he...
Oct 14, 2009
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Updated Sept 23, 2003 Madalyn Murray O'Hair When atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair, her son, and granddaughter mysteriously disappeared from their Austin, Tex., home in 1995, the police didn't lift a finger to find the family that had taken God out of America. Five years went by...
Oct 13, 2009
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Lizzie Borden When Lizzie Borden axed her stepmother and father to death in 1892 it was unthinkable that a woman of such upbringing could commit such vicious crimes. The savagery of the murders set her free. by Denise M. Clark The New York Times headline for Aug. 5th, 1892...
Jun 12, 2015
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The murders of heiress Elisabeth Congdon and her nurse were far from perfect. Though no direct evidence linked her son-in-law to the crime, circumstantial evidence -- the $8 million his wife would inherit -- made him the obvious suspect.  by Cal Schoonover Elisabeth...
May 28, 2015
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An excerpt from Volume One of Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias. Published on April 6, 2015 and available in paperback or in Kindle at Amazon.com. by Kim Anne WhittemorePREFACEThe Jodi Arias murder trial. It should be called...
May 7, 2015
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Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by Martin BaggoleyThomas Ogilvie, a wealthy bachelor in his late 40s and the eldest of...
Apr 30, 2015
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In a great twist of Texas-style irony, the mass murder at Luby's Cafeteria in 1991, where 23 were shot to death and 20 wounded, led not to calls for gun-control but to the passage of legislation signed by Gov. George W. Bush that eased the way for citizens to obtain concealed-...

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