A look in photos at the most high-profile murder case of the 1990s, which began with the June 12, 1994, murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. The famous case went to trial in November of that year.
On November 12, 2004, a jury found Scott Peterson guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his pregnant wife Laci, and of second-degree murder in the death of their unborn child. The case, rife with twists and surprises, attracted national media attention and became one of the most memorable murder trials of the decade.
Surveillance video of the moments surrounding the alleged murder of Lisa Harnum by her partner Simon Gittany. Here we see the before and the after. His trial focuses on the 69 seconds not shown in this video.
After three days of testimony, the prosecution and defense gave their closing statements in the trial of Winston Moseley, accused of killing Kitty Genovese outside her Queens apartment building. Dozens of neighbors heard Kitty’s screams as she was being stabbed to death, but nobody took action, assuming someone else had already alerted authorities.
After Christian Gerhartsreiter arrived in America from Germany, he changed his name several times and told anyone he met spectacular falsehoods about being an aristocrat. In 2008, going by the name Clark Rockefeller, he was arrested for kidnapping his young daughter. Now, Gerhartsreiter is on trial for the 1985 murder of his former landlady’s son.
Steve Thomas, 16, wasn’t old enough to be in the Platinum Club on January 12, 2002, but the devoted fan of C-Murder got in, and according to witnesses in this controversial case, around 1 a.m. was shot execution style by Miller himself on the dance floor.
After a trial that began over a month ago, Drew Peterson was convicted Thursday of the first-degree murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio. The questions surrounding the 2007 disappearance of his 4th wife Stacy Peterson remain unanswered. Drew Peterson’s demeanor remained inscrutable as the verdict was read.