Purchased in Minsk, Belarus, for his wife Marina Prusaakova on April 30, 1961, and left at her bedside table where she was visiting friend Ruth Paine on November 22, 1963, the day of the Kennedy assassination, the wedding band of Lee Harvey Oswald has made it to the auctioneer’s block 50 years later.
As authorities in Cleveland, Ohio, demolish the home where Ariel Castro held three women captive for over a decade, the owners of the London, England, apartment, in which serial killer Dennis Nilsen killed three, plan to sell it.
Whether created out of boredom, greed, or for purposes of therapy, violent offenders find a ready market for their drawings, paintings, poetry and songs.
A grim fascination with serial killers has left some women so attracted to men like Richard Ramirez and Ted Bundy that they become groupies, lovers and even wives. Who are these women, what attracts them to murderers and what do they expect in return? A look at some noteworthy examples.