Crime and their Victims
Age 54
April 19, 1903 - May 16, 1957
Lake View Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
Influenced by the career of his brother-in-law, Eliot Ness began his own law enforcement career in 1927, with the United States Treasury Department. In 1929, he transferred to the Justice Department and was assigned to the Prohibi...
Crime and their Victims
Age 57
January 27, 1886 - March 19, 1943
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Frank Nitti, nicknamed “The Enforcer,” was an Italian-American gangster and one of Al Capone‘s top henchmen, Nitti was in charge of all money flowing through the operation and upon Capone's arrest and conviction on tax charg...
Crime and their Victims
Age 51
January 11, 1915 - November 26, 1966
Neuvy-sur-Loire communal cemetery / Neuvy-sur-Loire / France / Europe
Violette Nozière was a French woman who was convicted of murdering her father. Known as "L'Affaire" the trial had everything to captivate all of France in the 1930s - parracide, incest, prostitution, syphilis. Given all the lies ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 32
July 8, 1892 - November 10, 1924
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
As the leader of the North Side Gang in the early 1920s, Dean O'Banion was a feared Chicago mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the bloody and violent Chicago bootlegging wars of the 1920s. He was ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 23
October 1, 1910 - May 23, 1934
Crown Hill Memorial Park / Dallas / Texas / North America
Bonnie Parker was part of the infamous criminal couple 'Bonnie and Clyde'. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were known for their bank robberies that captured the attention of the American press and public during the "public enemy er...
Crime and their Victims
Age 76
March 17, 1908 - July 11, 1984
Gate of Heaven Cemetery / Riverside / Rhode Island / USA / North America
Raymond Patriarca was an American mobster from Providence, Rhode Island, who became the long-time boss of the Patriarca crime family, whose control extended throughout New England for more than three decades. Even at an early age,...
Crime and their Victims
Age 64
August 25, 1819 - July 1, 1884
Graceland Cemetery / Chicago / Illinois / USA / North America
Allan Pinkerton was a Scottish cooper, abolitionist, detective, and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency during his time in the United States. When the Civil War began, Pinkerton served as head of t...
Crime and their Victims
Age 41
July 15, 1888 - July 5, 1930
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
Big Joe Porrello was the head of the Porrello Crime Family with Sam Tilocco serving as lieutenant and bodyguard in the Cleveland mob when they were both shot in the head by orders of Frank Milano at the Venetian Restaurant in reta...
Crime and their Victims
Age 39
June 13, 1892 - February 25, 1932
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
A member of the Porrello crime family and underboss to his brother Joseph Porrello. He only held that position for one year before he was gunned down in a hail of bullets along with Rosario Porrello.
Crime and their Victims
Age 41
December 31, 1891 - February 25, 1932
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
A member of the Porrello crime family and older brother of crime boss Joseph Porrello. He was gunned down in a hail of bullets along with Raymond while they were playing cards at Joe Todaro's smoke shop at Woodland and East 111th ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 44
January 1, 1970 - July 26, 1930
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
A member of the Porrello crime family out of Cleveland, Ohio
Crime and their Victims
Age 64
October 2, 1897 - June 6, 1962
St. John Cemetery / Middle Village / New York / USA / North America
Giuseppe "Joe" Profaci was an Italian-born New York City La Cosa Nostra boss who was the founder of the Profaci crime family. Established in 1928, this was the last of the Five Families to be organized. He was the family's boss fo...
Crime and their Victims
Age 47
March 22, 1652 - June 3, 1699
Putnam Family Burial Ground / Danvers / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Thomas Putnam was the father of afflicted girl Ann Putnam, Jr, and many historians consider him to be a major influence in the Salem Witch Trials. Putnam himself accused and testified against 43 people while his daughter testified...
Crime and their Victims
Age 90
June 21, 1898 - September 25, 1988
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Vincenzo Rao was a Consigliere for the Lucchese crime family in New York City. In 1957, Rao was arrested with 60 other mobsters at the notorious Apalachin Meeting. During the 1963 Valachi hearings, Rao was listed as the Lucchese f...
Crime and their Victims
Age 8
June 9, 2004 - April 15, 2013
Cedar Grove Cemetery / Dorchester Center / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Martin Richard was the youngest of three victims killed by two domestic terrorists who detonated two homemade improvised explosive devices near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 2013. He was described by a family friend, "...
Crime and their Victims
Age 39
July 2, 1895 - February 23, 1935
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
One of Al Capone's most trusted and loyal bodyguards. Frank Rio was an alleged gunman in the famous 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre where seven members and associates of George “Bugs” Moran's bootlegging gang were lined up a...
Crime and their Victims
Age 55
April 25, 1911 - January 3, 1967
Westlawn Cemetery / Norridge / Illinois / USA / North America
American nightclub owner who fatally shot Lee Harvey Oswald, while Oswald was in police custody after being charged with both the assassination of incumbent United States President John F. Kennedy, and murder of Dallas policeman J...
Crime and their Victims
Age 23
August 4, 1830 - January 13, 1854
New Boston Cemetery / New Boston / New Hampshire / United States / North America
Sevilla Jones was 17-year-old girl who was shot dead by Henry Sargent one morning as she was walking to school with her younger brother. Henry loved Sevilla, and he believed that she had “given him encouragement.” However, he ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 63
September 18, 1912 - May 26, 1976
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
Related to the Lonardo crime family through marriage, Scalish was the head of the Cleveland crime family for over 32 years. His reign were considered the "golden years" for the Cleveland mob, which built an empire of casinos, pinb...
Crime and their Victims
Age 11
November 12, 1943 - October 16, 1955
Saint Joseph Cemetery / River Grove / Illinois / USA / North America
Anton Schuessler Jr. was a young boy who was brutally raped and murdered with his brother John Schuessler and friend Robert Peterson in 1955. The crime scene where the bodies where found was largely contaminated by investigators a...