Robert Blake kicked off his impressive acting career as a child, starring in “Our Gang.” As an adult, he starred in movies like “In Cold Blood” and “Town Without Pity.” Decades later, he was arrested for murder.
In 2001, Blake’s second wife Bonnie Lee Bakley was murdered. After the couple dined in an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, Bakley got into their car. Blake claimed he ran back to the restaurant to pick up a gun he left behind. When he returned to the car, according to Blake, he found his wife shot to death. The gun that Blake picked up at the restaurant was not the same gun used to kill his wife.
Prosecutors accused him of being the mastermind of her death, claiming he wanted out of their marriage, according to ABC News. He pleaded not guilty and was acquitted of her murder in 2005.
She was probably the most iconic sex symbol of the 1950s. Born Norma Jean Mortenson, Marilyn Monroe is best known for her roles in film classics like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Some Like It Hot and the Seven-Year Itch. The latter film features one of the star’s most memorable images: Marilyn standing on top of a subway grate wearing a flirty white dress that she attempts to hold down as it blows around from a passing subway car.
The events surrounding her death added to her iconic mystique. Was it a suicide, or was it something worse?
Marilyn was found dead on August 5, 1962, naked and face down on her bed inside her Los Angeles home. Empty pill bottles surrounded the dead 36-year-old star. A telephone was in her hand. Her psychiatrist broke in and discovered her body, according to the Los Angeles Times.
By holding a late night press conference on Monday, police in Virginia have released new disturbing details about the grisly death of a 22-year-old woman who was killed by her own dogs. In disclosing some of the most unsettling facts, they hope to put a stop to some of the conspiracy theories surrounding the case but social media is still active with people questioning the case. Here are some of the unsettling details that people have been trying to grasp.
1. She raised the dogs
Bethany Lynn Stephens raised the two dogs that police said mauled her to death. Photos on Facebook appear to show her with at least one of them as a puppy.
2. They weren’t fighting dogs
Police retracted initial statements that the two dogs were bred to fight. They were not fighting dogs.
Preliminary examinations on MacCormack’s body showed signs of trauma, but police would not elaborate on the matter. A medical examiner will make a more thorough examination and determine a cause of death in the near future.
“While the facts and circumstances do not immediately suggest a random incident, authorities said the investigation is still in its early stages,” says a statement from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.
Andrew MacCormack, Vanessa’s husband, could be seen crying at the scene of the crime.
“Words could never describe my sister,” said Angela Masucci, the victim’s sister. “My sister was the world’s best mother, she did everything for her daughter and had so many plans for her. She never missed an opportunity to bring her places
MMA fighter Aaron Rajman has been shot and killed. According to the Sun Sentinel, several men entered the West Boca home of the 25-year-old on Monday night. They argued with him and shot him.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects and motive in the case.
“I’m just literally at a loss for words. Everyone I talked to is sickened,” said Dave Zalewski, a fight promoter in Miami and a friend of Rajman. “He was the most humble guy around, he never talked bad about people.”
According to MMAJunkie,Rajman as a MMA fighter and member of the American Top Team. Known as the “Matzoh Brawler,” he made his professional debut in 2014. He had a 2-2 record.