Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The story of Larry King, the 15-year-old who was murdered for being flamboyant, gay and femine

15-year-old Lawrence “Larry” King asked his fellow classmate, on a dare, to be his Valentine. That classmate was Brandon McInerney and a couple days later, McInerney shot King in a computer lab at school. King died. The story is rife with high-school self-consciousness and the pushing the edges of gender and behavior — it was the subject of HBO’s documentary “Valentine Road.”

Today in Crime History: ‘Last Call Killer’ Richard Rogers is Arrested and Charged

On May 27, 2001, Richard Rogers was arrested and charged with the murder and dismemberment of two victims found in New Jersey. The “Last Call Killer” has also been suspected in other murders.

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