Serial rapist and robber finally identified by eye witnesses. Attempted to swerve justice by having another inmate submit his blood for DNA testing.
Sometime in the afternoon, Jack Wilson was strangled, stabbed, and beat to death with a blunt object, presumably a fire poker. Prosecutors believe Jack's wife Betty Wilson and her twin sister Peggy Lowe hired James White to murder him, motivated by insurance money and a loveless relationship.
Stagnant water in a cooling tower atop the Bellevue Stratford Hotel produced a bacteria that became airborne when the tower's fans were used. The airborne bacteria drifted down the front of the hotel, onto the sidewalk and in through windows and the lobby intake fan. Victims appeared to have a respiratory illness akin to pneumonia before dying.
While she slept, Debbie Dudley Davis was bound, raped, and strangled to death over several hours in her Richmond, Virginia apartment.
After a confrontation, trucker Mark Bogan beat and strangled prostitute Denise Johnson to death with her own clothing. He was connected to the crime via a pager found at the location.
As she walked along a footpath at night, Lynda Mann was strangled to death and then raped. Her body was discovered the next morning by a passerby. Her death went unsolved for three years until Dawn Ashworth was raped and then strangled to death on her walk home from school.
During an argument over her husband's drug use, Caren Campano was beaten to death by her husband Chris Campano.
During a marksman competition, Dan Smith fired a shot that escaped the range, traveled through a safety building, and struck Trey Cooley in the head.
After an argument about her husband's infidelity, Helle Crafts was struck at least twice in the head by Richard Crafts.