crime scene photos

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Additional leaked pictures from the inside the hotel room from where Stephen Paddock launched the deadliest mass shooting in american history. The pictures show the door of the hotel room which was blown off by SWAT, numerous weapons and magazines can be seen strewn throughout the apartment.  Also in the last image the shooters body is partially visible with two AR variant rifles nearby his body and one actually under his body. Also in the final picture on the table there appears to be a note that is being held down under a roll of duct tape.

Basic Zodiac Killer Facts

Most notorious cold case

1960s

Taunted police from 1969-1974


First Attack

December 20, 1968

David Faraday (17) and Betty Lou Jensen (16)

Shot to death

Lake Herman Road, Outskirts of Vallejo, California

No motive was found

Second Attack

July 5, 1969

Darlene Ferrin (22) and Mike Mageau (19)

Shot Ferrin killing her and wounding Mageau

Same Vallejo location

Mageau gave a description but little progress was made

Letters

August 1, 1969

3 individual letters we sent:     

San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco Chronicle

Vallejo Times-Herald

Letters began: “Dear Editor: I am the killer of the 2 teenagers last Christmas at Lake Herman     

Letter threatened to kill more if weren’t printed on the first page of all three newspapers

Each contained a symbol consisting of a circle with a cross through it    

Contained one of a three part cipher that claimed to contain the killer’s identity


Another letter several days later  

Sent to San Francisco Examiner

Began: “This is the Zodiac speaking…”

Letter contained taunts toward the police for not  cracking his code or catching him   

Cracking Code

Donald Harden (High School Teacher)

Bettye Harden (Wife & Mother)       

Began: “I like killing people because it is so much fun”


Third

September 27, 1969

Cecelia Shepard (22) and Bryan Hartnell (20)

Tied them up and stabbed

Both in critical condition when found but Shepard dies of wounds later

Lake Berryessa in Napa County

Killer dressed in hood and shirt displaying the circle-cross symbol

Killer left a message on car door

Fourth Kill

   October 11, 1969

Taxi Driver Paul Stine (29)

Shot to death

San Francisco Presidio Heights

Killing did not fit the killer’s pattern   

October 14, 1969, letter sent to San Francisco Chronicle

Stated he killed Paul Stine

Contained a bloody scrap of Stine’s shirt

End of letter stated his intentions to murder a school bus full of kids

Extra Facts

Descriptions made by witnesses at Paul murder gave police ability to create a sketch

1974 letters abruptly stopped

At least linked to 5 other murders

Major suspect was Richard Gaikowski but was never proven

Basic Jeffrey Dahmer Facts

Jeffrey Dahmer

Nicknamed the Milwaukee Cannibal

1970s-1990s


Childhood

Born May 21, 1960

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Parents were Lionel and Joyce Dahmer

At the age of 4, he had surgery for his double hernia

Dahmer stated his compulsions towards murder and necrophilia began at the age of 14

Crime Scene/His arrest

Arrested July 22, 1991

Caught due to his victim Tracy Edwards escaped

Edwards had claimed he had threatened him with a knife which was located in the bedroom

The responding officer found Polaroids of dismembered bodies throughout Dahmer’s apartment

Police found; A head in the freezer,  preserve skulls,  jars containing genitalia, and much more

First Victim

June 1978

Steven Hicks (19)

Strangled to death with a barbell

He was dismembered

Alcohol Problems

Dahmer dropped out of Ohio State University due to his drinking

His father insisted he join the Army

He Enlisted in December 1978

Was then posted to Germany

1981 was discharged from Army due to his drinking

Returned home and was arrested for disorderly conduct

Father sent him to his grandmother’s in Wisconsin

Arrested in 1986 for masturbating in front of two boys, and received one-year probation

Another Kill

March 1989

Anthony Sears (26)

Drugged, Strangled, sodomized,, photographed, and dismembered


In 1991 murder count went from 4 to 17

Close Call

May 21, 1991

Konerak Sinthasomphone (14)

Dahmer’s neighbor Sandra Smith called police after seeing an Asian boy running around the street naked

When police arrived Dahmer claimed he was his 19-year-old lover, even though the boy was only 14

Police believed Dahmer and left the boy with him

Dahmer then killed the boy

Trail

Trail began January 1992

His father, Lionel, and his step-mother attend the trial

He pleaded not guilty to all the murders, despite having confessed to them all earlier during the police investigation

Later changed his plea to guilty by virtue of insanity

February 15, 1992, after 10 hours he was found guilty

He was sentenced to 16 consecutive life terms

He found religion in prison and was baptized


Death

November 28, 1994

Jesse Anderson and Christopher Scarver beat him to death

Was pronounced dead an hour after the attack

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Detective Kate Battan still sees it in her sleep–still sees what she saw that first day in April, when she was chosen to lead the task force that would investigate the massacre. Bullet holes in the banks of blue lockers. Ceiling tiles ajar where kids had scampered to hide in the crawl space. Shoes left behind by kids who literally ran out of them. Dead bodies in the library, where students cowered beneath tables. One boy died clenching his eyeglasses, and another gripped a pencil as he drew his last breath. Was he writing a goodbye note? Or was he so scared that he forgot he held it? “It was like you walked in and time stopped,” says Battan. “These are kids. You can’t help but think about what their last few minutes were like.”

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The partial remains and belongings of Holly Bobo shown on September 13, 2017 as part of Zach Adams’s trial in her murder.

Bobo disappeared from her family home in Parsons, TN early in the morning of April 13, 2017. On September 7, 2014, Bobo’s partial remains were found in the woods by ginseng hunters, roughly 20 miles from where Holly was last seen.

On September 11, 2017, the trial of Zachary Adams for the kidnapping, rape, and murder of Holly Bobo began.