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Nathan Leopold (1904 - 1971) With his partner in crime, Richard Loeb, he murdered a fourteen-year-old boy in Chicago in 1924 in a thrill killing that led to one of the trials of the century, the case was dramatized in the movie "Compulsion" (Loeb was murdered in prison in 1936)

Nathan Leopold (1904 - 1971) - Find A Grave Photos

Johnny Ringo. A solitary gravesite on a private ranch in Southeastern Arizona; buried where he was found dead. The life of Johnny Ringo has taken on almost mythical status in the lore of the American Wild West.

Doc Holiday is buried on a hill above Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado. The marker at the foot was to deter grave robbers.

Doc Holliday, Died in Bed.

Stephanie St. Clair (1886–1969), also known as Madam Queen, was a female gang leader who ran numerous criminal enterprises in Harlem. She was partners with Bumpy Johnson, the notorious gangster.

Stephanie St. Clair aka Madame Queen

Mary "Poly" Ann Nichols (Jack the Ripper's first confirmed victim)

This woman's name was Neerja Bhanot, and she was only 22 years old. She was posthumously awarded the Ashoka Chakra, India's highest gallantry award for bravery in the face of the enemy during peace time.

An awesome, selfless, human being…

The deaths of Bonnie & Clyde at the hands of the lawmen, killed in ambush 1934

The Bonnie & Clyde Picture Album - Page-2

Albert Francis Capone, also known as Sonny, was the son of Al Capone. Albert Francis Capone was born in New York on December 4, 1918 to parents Al Capone and Mae Coughlin. He was born with congenital syphilis, which his father had contracted years before. At the age of seven Albert developed a serious mastoiditis. Risky brain surgery was required. He survived, but was left partially deaf. In contrast to his father, Albert led a lawful life. Albert Francis died aged 85 in 2004 in Florida.

Albert Francis Capone

Kray Brothers (1965) by David Bailey © Camera Eye Ltd.

Beulah Annan, a famous American Murderess of the 1920's - Inspired the musical, Chicago

Before Bonnie fell in love with Clyde, there was Rose Dunn. 15 year old Rose met outlaw George "Bittercreek" Newcomb and fell in love. Rose knew how to rope, ride, & shoot, but was more famous for her beauty and gentle ways, and was nicknamed "Rose of Cimarron". While her lover robbed banks, Rose tended his gun wounds, until one day when George stopped in to see Rose, her brothers turned in George to the law who ambushed him at her door step. She retired from outlawry and married a politician.

The man who killed Arch Duke Ferdinand and started WW I

Once Upon a Time in War

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recreation is murder’.

Sammy "The Bull" Gravano and John Gotti

June 6 1865 William Clarke Quantrill dies of wounds suffered in May...Quantrill was badly wounded in a skirmish with Union forces, and he died on this day in 1865. Since Quantrill's men were guerillas rather than legitimate soldiers, they were denied the general amnesty given to the Confederate army after the war ended. Some, like Frank and Jesse James, took this as an excuse to become criminals and bank robbers. Quantrill was 24 when he died.

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In Cold Blood house where the Clutter family was murdered by Richard Hickock and Perry Smith in 1959

In Cold Blood house where the Clutter family was murdered by Richard Hickock and Perry Smith in 1959

The two men who were executed for of the famous murders described in Truman Capote’s book In Cold Blood can’t quite rest in peace just yet. Richard Hickock and Perry Smith’s bodies were exhumed yesterday, as part of an investigation into four murders committed in Florida in 1959

Johnny Ringo ...enemy of Wyatt Earp

Ma Barker and her Thompson gun in an undated picture of the legendary matriarch

Real talk...

Outlaw brothers Jesse and Frank James. Carolina, Illinois, USA, 1872

Jack the Ripper

The Bath School disaster is the historical name of the violent attacks perpetrated by Andrew Kehoe on May 18, 1927 in Bath Township, Michigan that killed 38 elementary school children and 6 adults, and injured at least 58 other people. It is the deadliest mass murder in a school in United States history. It was the most deadly act of terrorism prior to Oklahoma City Federal Building.