Criminal activities are growing at an alarming rate across the world. Evil minds of criminals make them do gruesome things. This infographic presents some famous crime cases that received a lot of attention.
Some of the cases lead to creation of new terms and phrases.
The Zodiac Killer
The killer identified himself as Zodiac in the letters written by him. Some encrypted letters still remain unsolved.
Charged for the murder of nine year old Jessica, John’s case lead to development of Jessica’s Law which was adopted in Florida and 42 other states.
Ray and Faye Copeland
The couple in their 70s were sentenced to death on account of murdering their victims.
Imprisoned for murdering two children at the ages of 10 and 11. Mary Bell obtained identity protection rights for life, which became a court order known as Mary Bell Order for anyone who wanted protection of identity.
Committed string of murders which even inspired the term “serial killer”.