California · Crime Scene Photography

Girl murdered, dismembered, and disemboweled during ransom

December 17, 1927 Los Angeles, California Marion Parker (12) is kidnapped and murdered in a ransom attempt William Edward Hickman abducted Marion while posing as an employee at Marion's father's bank. He claimed Mr. Parker had been injured and wanted to see his daughter. However, Hickman was unaware Marion had a twin and did not… Continue reading Girl murdered, dismembered, and disemboweled during ransom

Pennsylvania

Torture, murder, and dismemberment of teen

December 17, 1938 Pennsylvania 19-year-old Margaret Martin is abducted, tortured, sexually assaulted, and murdered Martin was last seen getting into a car after a brief conversation with a man; she had told family a man had contacted her for a secretarial position and it is suspected the man in the automobile was the same who… Continue reading Torture, murder, and dismemberment of teen