Crime and their Victims
Age 86
April 28, 1906 - May 22, 1992
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Tony Accardo was the longest-serving boss of the Chicago Outfit. He worked for Al Capone, then ran the crime group for many decades before his death in 1992. Although he is suspected in participating in over 20 murders, he only sp...
Crime and their Victims
Age 58
June 17, 1915 - November 10, 1973
Forest Lawn Memorial Garden / Goodlettsville / Tennessee / USA / North America
David "Stringbean" Akeman was an American singer-songwriter, musician, comedian, actor and semiprofessional baseball player best known for his role as a featured original cast member on the hit television show Hee Haw and as a mem...
Crime and their Victims
Age 23
April 29, 1915 - January 6, 1939
Greenwood Cemetery / Cañon City / Colorado / USA / North America
In August of 1936 Joe Arridy was arrested for vagrancy and shortly after confessed to the rape and brutal murder of Dorothy Drain, a 15-year-old girl in Pueblo, Colorado. Only problem was that Joe Arridy had an I.Q. of 46 and the ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 25
March 24, 1909 - May 23, 1934
Western Heights Cemetery / Dallas / Texas / USA / North America
Clyde Barrow was part of the infamous criminal couple 'Bonnie and Clyde'. Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were known for their bank robberies that captured the attention of the American press and public during the "public enemy era...
Crime and their Victims
Age 64
November 5, 1908 - September 7, 1973
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Sam "Teets" Battaglia joined the Torrio-Capone gang at the age of 16, right at the beginning of the Beer Wars of the 1920s. As a high-level member of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization, Sam Battaglia quickly rose in the rank...
Crime and their Victims
Age 15
June 25, 1959 - December 16, 1974
Swampscott Cemetery / Swampscott / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Henry was a young teenager who was found in the woods overlooking his hometown of Swampscott, Massachusetts. He was beaten to death with a baseball bat and his murder has gone unsolved for over 40 years.
Crime and their Victims
Age 50
June 14, 1867 - July 27, 1917
Oakdale Cemetery / Wilmington / North Carolina / USA / North America
Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham was an American philanthropist and heiress who became notorious when she married one of the richest men of the Gilded Age - Henry Flagler - a founder of Standard Oil with John Rockefeller. Growing u...
Crime and their Victims
Age 68
February 21, 1907 - March 29, 1975
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery / Bedford Heights / Ohio / USA / North America
Shondor Birns was a notorious criminal in Cleveland, Ohio who was involved in loan sharking, rackets, prostitution, theft, assault, and murder from the days of Prohibition until his violent, explosive death. Birns operated the Ten...
Crime and their Victims
Age 26
May 10, 1838 - April 26, 1865
Green Mount Cemetery / Baltimore / Maryland / USA / North America
John Wilkes Booth was an American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 1865.
Crime and their Victims
Age 66
July 19, 1860 - June 1, 1927
Oak Grove Cemetery / Fall River / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Lizzie Borden is infamous for being the prime suspect in the double murder of their father and step-mother. She was tried and acquitted and no one else was charged in the murders. The murders and trial received widespread publicit...
Crime and their Victims
Age 44
November 22, 1944 - November 5, 1989
Greenwood Memorial Park / San Diego / California / USA / North America
In 1965 Betty met her future husband, Dan Broderick at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. After bearing him four children, working a variety of jobs and keeping the household running, Dan was able to graduate with both a law d...
Crime and their Victims
Age 69
May 21, 1910 - March 21, 1980
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Known as the “Docile Don,” his time at the top of Philadelphia’s criminal hierarchy was marked by a relative lack of violence, and like Bufalino, he kept a low profile. His organization ran gambling and loan sharking enterpr...
Crime and their Victims
Age 89
September 3, 1929 - October 30, 2018
St. Joseph Cemetery / West Roxbury / Massachusetts / USA / North America
James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger Jr. was an American organized crime boss and FBI informant who led the Winter Hill Gang in the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville, Massachusetts, a city directly northwest of Boston. On December 23...
Crime and their Victims
Age 29
May 3, 1983 - April 15, 2013
Oak Grove Cemetery / Medford / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old Medford, Massachusetts native, was one of three people killed in the April 15, 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line. She was a graduate of Medford High School and attended the University...
Crime and their Victims
Age 48
January 17, 1899 - January 25, 1947
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Al "Scarface" Capone was a notorious mobster who was head of the powerful Chicago Outfit during the 1920s and 30s. Making a vast fortune from alcohol bootlegging, prostitution, and illegal gambling he was responsible for over 30 ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 26
January 3, 1986 - April 18, 2013
Puritan Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery / Peabody / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Three days after the horrific Boston Marathon Bombings in April 2013 and with the two perpetrators still at large, Officer Sean Collier was on patrol on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) when the two pe...
Crime and their Victims
Age 54
June 16, 1923 - May 22, 1978
St. John Cemetery / Middle Village / New York / USA / North America
Joseph Colombo Sr. became the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of five families associated with the American Mafia in New York City. Joseph Colombo’s father Anthony was an early member of the Profaci crime family, forerunne...
Crime and their Victims
Age 42
February 16, 1878 - May 11, 1920
Oak Woods Cemetery / Chicago / Illinois / USA / North America
James "Big Jim" Colosimo was the first organized crime leader in Chicago who ran a popular restaurant, Colosimo's Cafe, that was a hot spot for vice in Chicago. Colosimo built his empire on gambling, prostitution and load sharkin...
Crime and their Victims
Age 66
July 2, 1900 - October 1, 1966
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Michael "Trigger Mike" Coppola was a New York City mobster who became a caporegime of the 116th Street Crew, with the Genovese crime family. He entered the ranks of the New York mafiosi with a reputation as a morally depraved, sad...
Crime and their Victims
Age 42
September 7, 1940 - January 10, 1983
St. John Cemetery / Middle Village / New York / USA / North America
Roy DeMeo's rise from teen-age loan shark in Brooklyn to capo in the Gambino crime family, leading a crew known as the DeMeo gang that did contract murders and ran the biggest auto theft rings in New York history. The crew's headq...