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...
Music
Age 27
May 26, 1967 - June 16, 1994
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Buffalo / New York / USA / North America
Kristen Pfaff came from a family of musicians so it came as no surprise, while attending the University of Minnesota, Kristen played in a number of local groups. In 1991, she joined Janitor Joe as bassist and co-songwriter/vocalis...
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...
Show Business
Age 46
July 29, 1947 - April 20, 1994
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
Actor and dancer Dennis Stewart's career looked to be on the up when, after playing a dancer in the 1978 Beatles-inspired film Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, he landed the role of Leo, aka 'Craterface', leader of rival ga...
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...
Music
Age 35
October 3, 1954 - August 27, 1990
Laurel Land Cemetery / Dallas / Texas / USA / North America
With bristling chops and fiery phrasing, guitarist and bona fide Texas blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan did not so much reinvent the blues as add a renewed passion. A master of fills, intros and imaginative solos, he created pierci...
Music
Age 27
December 22, 1946 - April 25, 1974
Fairhaven Memorial Park / Santa Ana / California / USA / North America
Pamela Courson was a long-term companion of Jim Morrison, singer of the Doors. Courson stated she discovered Morrison's body in the bathtub of a Paris apartment in 1971. On April 25, 1974, Courson died of a heroin overdose on the ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 52
October 11, 1940 - September 26, 1993
Evergreen Cemetery / Boston / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Detective John Mulligan was a 20+ veteran of the Boston Police Department who people, both inside and outside law enforcement, have called "the crookedest cop in Boston". Allegedly Mulligan was gaming the overtime system, stole dr...
Show Business
Age 30
September 23, 1968 - December 23, 1998
Rosedale Cemetery / Montclair / New Jersey / USA / North America
Michelle "Chu-Chu" Thomas was an American actress, singer and comedian known for her roles as Justine Phillips on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1988–90), as Myra Monkhouse on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1993–98), and a...
Show Business
Age 73
March 23, 1904 - May 10, 1977
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Ranked in the Top Ten list of greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema by the American Film Institute, Joan Crawford's brilliant career included memorable performances in Mildred Pierce (1944), Possessed (1947), Sudden Fe...
Disasters
Age 21
May 24, 1937 - February 3, 1959
Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery / Storm Lake / Iowa / USA / North America
Roger Peterson was the pilot who flew the plane that crashed, killing himself and all of the passengers which included musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. The event later became known as "T...
Music
Age 30
May 27, 1971 - April 25, 2002
Hillandale Memorial Gardens / Lithonia / Georgia / USA / North America
For many, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes simply was TLC who jacked the pop charts with a blend of soul and rap that preached safe sex and self-reliance. Two years after their first album was released, TLC went on to garner internationa...
Music
Age 30
September 7, 1964 - March 26, 1995
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
Co-founder of the influential Compton, California gangsta rap group N.W.A., Easy-E with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube won acclaim for portraying life on the streets of east L.A. in the 1980s as one of the premier west coast rappers. Sadly ...
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 59
April 26, 1959 - June 7, 2018
Pine Haven Cemetery / Burlington / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Arthur "Butchie" Doe was one of the most hated mobsters in all of Boston Mob history. Suspected in 3 murders he also survived 4 attempts on his life. Prone to bouts of unspeakable violence, he worked with a team of Charlestown tow...