Sid Vicious’ death

February 2, 1979 New York, New York Sid Vicious (real name John Ritchie) dies of a heroin overdose The toxicology report during Sid's autopsy revealed he had died from an 80% heroin solution, whereas his normal dosage was around 5%; he had no chance at survival and it was concluded he had committed suicide. However,…

The Lane Bryant murders

February 2, 2008 Tinley Park, Illinois An armed assailant restrains and shoots Lane Bryant employees and customers, killing 5 and wounding another The motive behind the attack seems to be a robbery gone wrong. A man, whose description was given to police by the unnamed survivor, forced the women in the store into a back…

Crime scene: drunken suicide (graphic)

February 2, 1944 Los Angeles, California Sgt. Lloyd L. Evans of the US Army is found nude after drunkenly committing suicide by slicing the back of this left hand open with a razor No motive was found aside from his high levels of intoxication. Photo credit: Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective Scrapbook. Images blurred to…