Sex Crimes

 
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The author uses the Steubenville rape case as a primer for confronting the rape culture that grips the United States. Update: A special grand jury convened in Steubenville returned indictments...
 
June 20 2010, 0 Comments
Jeffery Dahmer by Laura Schultz, MFT “You feel the last bit of breath leaving their body.  You’re looking into their eyes. A person in this situation is God. Sometimes I feel like a vampire...
 
October 14 2009, 0 Comments
Back row (lr): Author Lora Lusher's paternal grandfather, her father SFPD Inspector Ted Lusher, her mother Claire, her maternal grandmother (who lived with Jack Bokin and his parents) and Bokin's...
 
October 3 2013, 1 Comment
Each year in the United States corrections system, roughly 200,000 men, women, and children inmates are sexually abused, sometimes by fellow inmates, too often by the very guards charged to protect...
 
November 12 2012, 0 Comments
George Kaufman The first criminal investigation in Australia – and one of the first in the world – to use DNA to solve a case. by Liz Porter The affluent middle-class suburb of North Caulfield...
 
May 14 2010, 0 Comments
Updated Sept. 19, 2011 and Feb.14, 2013  Pope Benedict XVI As the scandal over pedophile priests rocks Roman Catholic dioceses around the globe, a lawsuit filed April 10, 2010 in U.S....

The Murder of the Black Dahlia: The Ultimate Cold Case

February 3 2014, 1 Comment
When the severed, mutilated corpse of Elizabeth Short was discovered in a vacant lot in Los Angeles on January 15, 1947, the search for the murderer of the “Black Dahlia” began its futile run. Over...

Rape Behind Bars

October 3 2013, 1 Comment
Each year in the United States corrections system, roughly 200,000 men, women, and children inmates are sexually abused, sometimes by fellow inmates, too often by the very guards charged to protect...

The Abduction Spectacle: Cleveland, Monsters and Heroes

June 6 2013, 1 Comment
Ariel Castro Update: Ariel Castro was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years by Judge Michael Russo on August 1, 2013. To avoid facing the death penaly, Castro pled guilty to 937 counts, including...
Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:40
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Handwriting analysis example from the University of Kent  The School Stalker is an extract from Written On The Skin– an Australian Forensic Casebook by Liz Porter, joint winner of the 2007 Ned Kelly Prize for best true crime book.  This book is available in a Kindle...
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 12:30
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Farah Jama (L) Farah Jama, a 21-year-old Somali immigrant in Australia was convicted – based on contaminated DNA evidence – of raping a woman he had never met at a bar in Melbourne he had never been to. His exoneration, after 16 months in prison, led to important reforms in...
Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:35
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Updated July 18, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine   One Voice Raised, A Triumph Over Rape , an excerpt from the non-fiction story about Jennifer Wheatley-Wolf’s empowering experience of testifying against the man who raped her 20 years after the crime was committed. ...
Mon, 03/12/2012 - 14:30
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Joan, Michelle and Christe Rogers On June 4, 1989, the bodies of Joan, Michelle and Christe Rogers were found floating in the serene waters of TampaBay. They were stripped below the waist, bound, and tied to concrete blocks. How could such a tragedy strike in paradise? by...
Mon, 10/31/2011 - 16:35
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Special to Crime Magazine:  An excerpt from David A. Gibb’s book, Camouflaged Killer: The Shocking Double Life of Canadian Air Force Colonel Russell Williams.  By day Williams commanded the largest military base in Canada; by night he stalked single women in their...
Mon, 09/12/2011 - 14:46
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A Predatory Priest by David Margolick is available as a Kindle Single on Amazon.com by David Margolick Hard by the Santa Fe Railroad tracks on the outskirts of Belen, New Mexico, on a rutted gravel driveway flanked by scrubby brush and lonely cottonwoods, Tommy Deary’s...
Mon, 08/01/2011 - 13:49
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Albert Fish was the real life “boogeyman” of every parent’s worst nightmare. He kidnapped young children, viciously murdered them, and ate their flesh. by Mark Pulham There was a knock on the door. Delia Budd opened it and found a stranger standing before her. He was an...
Mon, 05/30/2011 - 13:46
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Updated Dec. 10, 2012 Dominique Strauss-Kahn A questionable history of sexual indiscretions caught up with the man considered to be the next president of France, but not enough to bring him down. (Editor’s Note:  On August 23, 2011 all criminal charges against...
Mon, 11/22/2010 - 10:54
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Updated Jan 8, 2013 Rodney Alcala A registered sex-offender, Rodney Alcala got his 15-minutes of fame as a successful contestant on "The Dating Game" in 1978.  Before that appearance, he had already been convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl and had murdered four women...
Mon, 11/01/2010 - 17:31
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Johann "Jack" Unterweger With the help of future Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek and other prominent Austrian literati, Jack Unterweger wrote his way out of a lifetime sentence for murder. Paroled in 1990, and now a famous crime writer himself, he embarked on a wide-ranging...

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