Christian Gerhartsreiter
Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter (born February 21, 1961) is a German impostor and convicted murderer currently serving a prison sentence in the United States. In his late teens, Gerhartsreiter moved to ...
Murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom
Channon Gail Christian, 21, and Hugh Christopher Newsom, Jr., 23, were a couple from Knoxville, Tennessee. They were raped, tortured, and murdered after being kidnapped the evening of January 6, 2007 ...
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Anna Mae Aquash
Annie Mae Aquash (Mi'kmaq name Naguset Eask) (March 27, 1945 – mid-December 1975) was a Mi'kmaq activist from Nova Scotia, Canada, who became a member of the American Indian Movement, on the Pin...
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Daniel Pearl
Daniel Pearl (October 10, 1963 – February 1, 2002) was a journalist with American and Israeli citizenship. He was kidnapped by Pakistani militants and later murdered in Pakistan.Pearl was kidnapped wh...
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Murder of Romona Moore
Romona Moore was a 21-year-old Hunter College student who had left her home on April 24, 2003 and was later kidnapped, held prisoner, tortured, raped and murdered. She had lived with her parents, and ...
Bisbee Deportation
The Bisbee Deportation was the illegal kidnapping and deportation of about 1,300 striking mine workers, their supporters, and citizen bystanders by 2,000 members of a deputized posse on July 12, 1917....
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Lindbergh kidnapping
The kidnapping of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., the eldest son of aviator Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was one of the most highly publicized crimes of the 20th century. The 20-month...
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Megan Williams case
The Megan Williams case involves a 20-year-old African American woman from West Virginia who originally claimed that she was kidnapped, raped and tortured in an allegedly racist attack by six white r...
Murder of Heather Strong
In February 2009, Heather Strong was kidnapped and murdered in Marion County, Florida. Her killer, Emilia Lily Carr, was found guilty in December 2010 and sentenced to death by lethal injection in Feb...
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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.Lee and several others had attempted to call for...
Stoll kidnapping
Alice Speed-Stoll, wife of Berry V. Stoll was kidnapped in October 1934 and held for ransom by Thomas H. Robinson. Jr. She was held captive in Indianapolis for six days for a $50,000 ransom.
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. On March 18, 1980, 12-year-old Frank Gotti, the yo...
Kidnapping of Colleen Stan
Colleen Stan is an American woman who was kidnapped and held as a sex slave by Cameron and Janice Hooker in Red Bluff, California, for over seven years between 1977 and 1984. At the trial of her abduc...
Nelson G. Gross
Nelson Gerard Gross (January 9, 1932 – September 17, 1997) was an American Republican Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly and as Chairman of the New Jersey Republican State ...
Kidnapping of Carlina White
Carlina Renae White (born July 15, 1987), also known as Nejdra "Netty" Nance, is an American woman who solved her own kidnapping case and was reunited with her biological parents 23 years after being ...
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The Springfield Three
The Springfield Three is an unsolved missing person case that began on June 7, 1992, when Sherrill Levitt, Suzie Streeter and Stacy McCall went missing from their home on 1717 E. Delmar St., Springfie...
Elsie Paroubek
Eliška "Elsie" Paroubek (1906–1911) was a Czech American girl who was the victim of kidnapping and murder in the spring of 1911. Her disappearance and the subsequent search for her preoccupied Illinoi...
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Murder of Michelle Gardner-Quinn
Michelle Gardner-Quinn (January 28, 1985 – October 2006) was an undergraduate at the University of Vermont who was kidnapped on October 7, 2006. Her body was later found along a road in the neig...
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John Jamelske
John Thomas Jamelske (born May 9, 1935, in Fayetteville, New York) is an American serial rapist-kidnapper who, from 1988 to his apprehension in 2003, kidnapped a series of girls and women and held the...
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United States v. Wheeler (1920)
United States v. Wheeler, 254 U.S. 281 (1920), is an 8-to-1 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that the Constitution alone did not grant the federal government the power to pro...
Burger Chef murders
"Burger Chef murders" is a phrase used to describe a series of events that began at a Burger Chef restaurant in Speedway, Indiana on the night of November 17, 1978.
Just after 11:00 PM on November...
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Tulsa Outrage
The Tulsa Outrage was an act of vigilante violence perpetrated by the Knights of Liberty against members of the Industrial Workers of the World on November 7, 1917 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The incident occu...