Underwater pic taken of airplane crash. Blanche Monnier, a French girl, was kept captive for 24 years in a padlocked, shuttered room where she was forced to live amidst pests, rats, human excrement, and filth. Her discovery occurred on May 23, after the Paris Attorney General received an anonymous letter indicating a woman was being held captive in a home located on a "21 rue de la Visitation" street in a wealthy neighborhood of Poiters, France. The address noted in the letter was the abode of a well-known, wealthy family….
A Look Back at the Crime Scene Photos That Changed How Murder is Documented
A Look Back at the Crime Scene Photos That Changed How Murder is Documented - HISTORY
The life of celebrities is charmed: fast cars, designer closets and no spending limits. There are blogs, magazines and television shows all dedicated to following the lives of the rich and famous. Some photographers, otherwise known as paparazzi, spend their days following celebs, all in hopes of getting the perfect pic. As we look on with fascination, it can be hard to remember that they too are simply mortal. What happens when fame becomes grim and that very same fascination with their life turns into a fascination for their death? In this list we will dive into the 15 most scandalous celebrity fatalities, blood and motive included. Some were murdered, others tried for murder, and others only became a celebrity after their untimely death; but one thing they all have in common are the photos that captured their rare moments of mortality.
Scary Crime Scene Photos from the 70s
On March 13, responding officers reportedly found Gillum, 40, in a Miami Beach hotel room with …. Colorado prosecutors on Friday released a stash of imagery used to convict Patrick Frazee in the death of his fiancee, Kelsey Berreth — a year to the day since she was last seen. Bundy admitted to killing 36 women, but experts think the numbers reach into the hundreds.
Though we may not often think it, crime scene photography plays an important role in documenting history. These portraits are bloody, gruesome, even stomach-churning, but they also open a seldom-seen window into what life was like at the time. Throughout a large portion of the 20th century in New York City, for example, organized crime ruled the streets of many of the city's neighborhoods. And while the grisly stories of mob murders help reveal what those crime-ridden streets were like, the photos of those crime scenes truly bring the past to life.