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  • Anastasia, Umberto: (September 26, 1902 - October 25, 1957) Umberto Anastasia otherwise known as Albert Anastasia was the boss of the Gambino Crime Family from 1951 until 1957. He was born in Tropea, Calabria, Italy and moved to New York in 1919. He also ran a group of contract killers known as Murder, Inc. Anastasia was nicknamed the "Mad Hatter" and "Lord High Executioner." On the morning of October 25, 1957, Anastasia entered the barber shop of the Park Sheraton Hotel, now known as Park Central Hotel, on 56th Street and 7th Avenue in New York City. Anastasia's bodyguard parked the car in an underground garage and then decided to take a little stroll leaving Anastasia unprotected as he got his haircut. As Anastasia relaxed in the barber chair, two men rushed in, shoved the barber out of the way, and fired shots at Anastasia. After the first few shots, Anastasia allegedly lunged at his killers; however, little did Anastasia realize he was actually lunging at the gunmen's reflections in the wall mirror of the barber shop. The gunmen continued firing and Albert Anastasia finally fell to the floor, dead. The Albert Anastasia murder case officially remains unsolved. Albert is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, in Section 39, Lot 38325.

  • Anthony, Caylee: (August 9, 2005 - June 2008) Caylee Anthony was a young girl who at the center of a nationwide search when she disappeared. It was noted that her mother, Casey Anthony, failed to disclose that her daughter had been missing for over a month. The last time Caylee Anthony was seen was June 15, 2008; however, she was not reported missing until July 15, 2008. Caylee's grandmother, had reported her missing after her daughter would not tell her where Caylee has been. On December 11, 2008, skeletal remains were found less than a mile from the Anthony home and was were later confirmed by medical examiner, Dr. "G" Jan Garavaglia, to be those of Caylee Anthony. Identification was based on direct DNA identification.  Casey Anthony was indicted on October 14, 2008, for her first-degree murder. The official cause of death was "homicide by undetermined means." The  remains of Caylee Anthony were cremated and the location of the ashes are in an undisclosed location.

  • Armstrong, Russell: (December 21, 1963 - August 15, 2011) who was the spouse of Taylor Armstrong, star of the American reality series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. On August 15, 2011, Russell was found hanging from an electrical cord tied to an exposed beam in his Los Angeles home. Russell, who appeared alongside his estranged wife Taylor on the hit Bravo show, hanged himself amid the breakdown of his marriage and spiraling debts of $1.5 million. His death was classified as a "suicide;" however, his family believes he was a victim of foul play. Ironically, the next day, one of his business associates, Alan Schram, committed suicide. Alan's remains were discovered outside of his parked car on Mulholland Drive. He died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head

  • Baxter, John Clifford: (September 27, 1958 - January 25, 2002) Cliff Baxter was a former executive caught up in the whirlwind of chaos surround the demise of the energy giant, Enron Corporation. Mr. Baxter was besides himself and fought with former Enron Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Skilling, about the daily practices of the corporation. He sold large quantities of Enron stock shortly before the company announced plans to enter bankruptcy. He offered to testify before Congress regarding the Enron case; however, before he got the opportunity to do so, Mr. Baxter, conveniently committed suicide in his Mercedes-Benz parked on a street closed to his residence in Sugarland, Texas. The Harris County Medical Examiner found the cause of death to be suicide by a “penetrating gunshot to the head.” Mr. Baxter used a.38 caliber revolver which was found in his car, next to his body.  John Clifford Baxter is buried in Amityville Cemetery in Suffolk County, New York.

  • Brown-Simpson, Nicole:  (May 19, 1959 - June 12, 1994) Nicole Brown-Simpson was the former wife of professional football player, O.J. Simpson.  On June 12, 1994, a neighbor found Nicole and her friend, Ronald Goldman, murdered.  Police arrived at Nicole's residence located at 875 S. Bundy Drive in Brentwood, California shortly after midnight and discovered the mutilated bodies of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. Nicole had been bludgeoned in the back of her head, stabbed multiple times in the chest and had been nearly decapitated from a deep slice to her throat. Her corpse also showed defense wounds from where she attempted to fend off her attacker's knife. Ron Goldman, had multiple stab and slash wounds.  O.J. Simpson was arrested shortly thereafter; and after a lengthy trial was found not guilty in the slayings.

  • Carson, Eve:  (November 19, 1985 - March 5, 2008) Eve Carson was a vibrant and talented young woman, who was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in Political Science and Biology and was eagerly pursuing a pre-medicine career path.  In addition to her studies, Eve was the Student Body President of her class and was also on the university's board of trustees. Eve was tragically murdered on March 5, 2008, after she was kidnapped from her local campus rental house and robbed, and was then shot multiple times in the head and body with a semi-automatic pistol and sawed-off shotgun. Her body was discovered at the intersection of Hillcrest Circle and Hillcrest Drive in Chapel Hill around 5 AM Two weeks later, police apprehended two suspects, Demario James Atwater and Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr., in connection with her death. The two suspects were identified on bank surveillance cameras using Eve's ATM card at several banks in the Chapel Hill area. Atwater and Lovette are facing state and federal charges, including murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, and carjacking, in connection with her death. Eve Carson is buried at First United Methodist Church in her hometown of Athens, Georgia.

  • Clickscale, George:  (January 27, 1987 - September 21, 2011) George Clinkscale was a former linebacker at the University of Tulsa, who died on September 21, 2011 after participating in a non-sanctioned boxing match at GUTS Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The official cause of his death was listed as "sudden exertional death due to complications of sickle cell trait", as well as a fracture to the fifth cervical vertebrae and evidence of hypertensive cardiomyopathy in his heart.

  • Daniels, Carol Faye: (October 26, 1947 - August 23, 2009)  Carol Faye Daniels was the Pentecostal pastor of The Christ Holy Sanctified Church located in Anadarko, Oklahoma. She was found brutally murdered by police officer stopping by the church check to see if the pastor was alright. According to reports, Ms. Daniels was found near the altar in a crucifix pose. It was suspected that her body was placed in this position. Also, the killer spread a dissolving agent around the body to possible rid the scene of DNA evidence. Her clothes were also taken from the scene.  The cause of her death was listed as  "multiple sharp force injuries" with Her neck and throat having been slashed. She was also stabbed in the chest, back, stomach and hands.  As of today, her murder remains unsolved. There is a $ 10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of her killer. Carol is buried in Arlington Memorial Gardens in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  If you have information, please contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-522-8017.

  • Deal, Serenity: (May 12, 2006 - June 6, 2011) Serenity was a young and vibrant 5 year-old who was a victim of not only the abuse of her father; but the agency that was suppose to protect her. Serenity was a victim of child abuse by her father who was charged in the beating death of his daughter. Serenity was taken from her mother as her mom was charged with molesting a boy. She was placed in the custody of her grandparents; however, were accused of allowing the girl to have unsupervised visits with her mother. Serenity was given permission to live with her father and unfortunately ended up dying less than a month after moving in with him. Several Department of Human Services workers were placed on administrative leave; one supervisor resigned; and Donald Wheeler, a child welfare specialist, who was the most vocal advocate for children and against Serenity living with her father, committed suicide after being suspended. Serenity died as a result of "acute closed head trauma" resulting from assault. If you suspect that a child is being abused, please report it to the authorities.

  • Goldman, Ronald:  (July 2, 1968 - June 12, 1994) Mr. Goldman was a model and a waiter at the Mezzaluna Trattoria Restaurant, located at 11750 San Vicente Boulevard, Brentwood, California, at the time of his death. He, along with Nicole Brown Simpson, was murdered on the evening of June 12, 1994 as he had gone to Ms. Simpson's condominium located at 875 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, California, to return a pair of eyeglasses left at the restaurant where he worked. His death was ruled a homicide.

  • Hubbard, Lafayette Ron:  (March 13, 1911 - January 24, 1986) L. Ron Hubbard was an American science fiction author who successfully published his known self help system into a novel, Dianetics. These self help ideas later became the guiding texts and daily rituals for a new religion he called Scientology, which is now associated with the Church of Scientology, which he founded in December 1953 in Camden, New Jersey. On January 24, 1986, L. Ron Hubbard died of a stroke, or cerebral vascular accident as listed on his death certificate. According, to his will which was issued a day before his death, Hubbard wished that his remains be cremated. Also, on January 20, 1986, a Certificate of Religious Beliefs is issued, signed by Hubbard, in which he objects to any autopsy. However, before members of the Church of Scientology could claim his body from his house, the San Luis Obispo County medical examiner, ordered toxicology testing. Toxicology test showed that he had traces of hydroxyzine in his system. Hydroxyzine, is a antihistamine and anxiolytic which can be used as a mild tranquilizer, but is often used to treat general anxiety disorder or allergic symptoms.  At the time of his death, Hubbard's estate was worth well over $ 600 million.

  • Jones, Jim:  (May 13, 1931 - November 18, 1978) Jim Jones was the infamous leader of the Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana. He orchestrated a mass homicide/suicide which resulted in the death of over 900 men, women, and children in addition to directing member's of his security force to assassinate nine visitors checking on the well-being of Jonestown members. The five visitors included Leo Ryan, a United States Representative from the 11th Congressional District of California; Don Harris, an NBC reporter; Bob Brown, an NBC cameraman; Greg Robinson, a San Francisco Examiner photographer; and Patricia Parks, a defecting Peoples Temple member, were gunned down by Jim Jones "Red Brigade" security force at the Port Kaituma Airfield as the were ready to depart for Georgetown, Guyana.






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