July 23, 1932 Los Angeles, California A bystander is killed during a robbery The victim was William J. Kirkpatrick (76), who happened to look through the shop windows as Dallas Egan and his accomplices were busy holding up the jewelry store. Kirkpatrick, a tourist from Michigan, was looking at the clocks the store sold and… Continue reading Vintage crime scene: elderly victim shot during robbery
July 17, 1942 Los Angeles, California Coy Townsend kills his friend George McNeal, critically wounds his estranged wife, and commits suicide Clipping: The Bakersfield Californian, July 18, 1942 Warning: the following images may be considered graphic . . . . . .
July 17, 1915 New York, New York Two are killed, either in a double murder or a murder suicide This murder scene has at least 2 backstories to it, one being a double homicide the other being a murder-suicide. The Evening World (article link provided below) states the husband found the pair dead from an… Continue reading Vintage crime scene: two dead on a bed
July 13, 1930 Los Angeles, California A policeman studies the body of an unidentified man
July 3, 1917 New York, New York Patrolman John Flood is beaten to death with his own nightstick Flood had been nearing the end of his shift when Kittie Connors approached him, stating a man was in her apartment threatening to kill her. The man in question was Bronx prize fighter Milton Bleier. The Bridgeport… Continue reading Police officer beaten to death with own nightstick