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...
Crime and their Victims
Age 42
January 1, 1912 - November 11, 1955
Saint Joseph Cemetery / River Grove / Illinois / USA / North America
Anton Schuessler Sr. was the father of John Schuessler and Anton Schuessler Jr., and both of his sons were brutally raped and murdered with their friend Robert Peterson in 1955. The crime scene where the bodies where found was lar...
Crime and their Victims
Age 13
November 30, 1941 - October 16, 1955
Saint Joseph Cemetery / River Grove / Illinois / USA / North America
John Schuessler was a young boy who was brutally raped and murdered with his brother Anton Schuessler and friend Robert Peterson in 1955. The crime scene where the bodies where found was largely contaminated by investigators and p...
Crime and their Victims
Age 28
April 14, 1923 - July 4, 1954
Knollwood Cemetery / Mayfield Heights / Ohio / USA / North America
Marilyn Sheppard was violently murdered in her home of Bay Village, Ohio on July 4, 1954. Her husband Dr. Samuel Sheppard was the primary suspect and convicted of her murder, but after 10 years in prison he was acquitted in 1966 a...
Crime and their Victims
Age 46
December 29, 1923 - April 6, 1970
Knollwood Cemetery / Mayfield Heights / Ohio / USA / North America
Dr. Sam Sheppard was an attractive and well-liked doctor who tended to hundreds of patients throughout his career at Bay View Hospital in Ohio. In the early morning hours of July 4, 1954 the nightmare began for the Sheppard family...
Crime and their Victims
Age 41
February 28, 1906 - June 20, 1947
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Bugsy Siegel began his career in crime including armed robbery, extortion, rape and murder during his teen years. He teamed up with Meyer Lansky to form the Bugs and Meyer Mob where he added car theft, gambling, bootlegging and hi...
Crime and their Victims
Age 35
May 19, 1959 - June 12, 1994
Ascension Cemetery / Lake Forest / California / USA / North America
Nicole Brown Simpson was the ex-wife of former professional football player and occasional actor O. J. Simpson, to whom she was married from 1985 to 1992, and the mother of their two children, Sydney and Justin. She was killed in ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 32
1870 - February 21, 1903
Oakwood Cemetery / Raleigh / North Carolina / USA / North America
Ludlow Skinner was a quiet, soft-spoken young man who was the son of one of the most respected ministers in the southern region. The murder of Ludlow Skinner begins with Mrs. Gertrude Tucker, Skinner's sister-in-law and one of the...
Crime and their Victims
Age 32
March 27, 1895 - January 12, 1928
Woodlawn Cemetery / Bronx / New York / USA / North America
Ruth Brown Snyder was a bored housewife from Queens, New York who, after 7 or so unsuccessful attempts, finally succeeded in killing her husband Albert Snyder with the assistance of her lover Henry Judd Gray. Although found guilt ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 77
February 18, 1918 - May 3, 1995
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
John Patrick St. John, better known as "Jigsaw John", was a Los Angeles Police Department homicide detective, renowned for his investigations of many of Los Angeles's highest-profile murder cases. St. John served 43 years as a hom...
Crime and their Victims
Age 20
February 28, 1960 - August 14, 1980
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
A Canadian model, and actress, Dorothy Stratten was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 1979 and Playmate of the Year in 1980. She was brutally murdered at the age of 20 years old by her estranged husband and manager Paul...
Crime and their Victims
Age 30
March 26, 1959 - October 24, 1989
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum / Malden / Massachusetts / USA / North America
“My wife’s been shot! I’ve been shot!” screamed Charles "Chuck" Stuart into his cell phone as he drove through the Mission Hill area of Boston. Paramedics responding to the call for help found that both Charles and his wif...
Crime and their Victims
Age 30
December 18, 1959 - January 4, 1990
Woodlawn Cemetery / Everett / Massachusetts / USA / North America
“My wife’s been shot! I’ve been shot!” screamed Charles "Chuck" Stuart into his cell phone as he drove through the Mission Hill area of Boston. Paramedics responding to the call for help found that both Charles and his wif...
Crime and their Victims
Age 38
July 9, 1919 - December 22, 1957
New Calvary Cemetery / Mattapan / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Tommy Sullivan was a local light heavyweight sensation known for his almost mythical physical strength and a hard-charging, teeth-clenching, just-try-and-stop-me fighting style. Often heard hollering, “Come on, come on!” at hi...
Crime and their Victims
Age 42
May 4, 1823 - July 7, 1865
Mount Olivet Cemetery / Washington, D.C. / Washington, D.C. / USA / North America
Mary Surratt was American boarding house owner in Washington, D.C., in 1865 who was convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Sentenced to death, she was hanged and became the first ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 70
May 5, 1894 - July 9, 1964
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
From 1935 to 1938, 12 bodies – some people say 13 - were dumped in the area known as Kingsbury Run, a creek bed that ran from East 90th Street and Kinsman Road to the Cuyahoga River. The victims included seven men and five women...
Crime and their Victims
Age 39
April 10, 1891 - July 5, 1930
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
Sam Tilocco was a member of the Porrello crime family serving as lieutenant and bodyguard to Big Joe Porrello in the Cleveland mob when they were both shot in the head by orders of Frank Milano at the Venetian Restaurant in retili...
Crime and their Victims
Age 75
January 20, 1882 - April 16, 1957
Green-Wood Cemetery / Brooklyn / New York / USA / North America
Johnny Torrio was an Italian-American gangster, known for his cunning and finesse, who became a top crime boss in Chicago after he order the hit on his boss - Big Jim Colosimo. Johnny Torrio helped build the Chicago Outfit in the ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 38
November 18, 1959 - February 3, 1998
Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery / Houston / Texas / USA / North America
Convicted for killing two people with a pickaxe during a burglary, she was the first woman to be executed in Texas since Chipita Rodriguez in 1863. Her execution received worldwide attention at the time.
Crime and their Victims
Age 76
September 1, 1932 - December 6, 2008
Saint Mary's Episcopal Churchyard and Cemetery / Portsmouth / Rhode Island / USA / North America
Martha "Sunny" Von Bulow was an American heiress, socialite, and philanthropist. Upon her utilities magnate father's death, she was the heiress to his ~ $100 million fortune. After divorcing her first husband, Prince Alfred von Au...