From teardrops to spiders, common prison ink decoded.
If you’re going to do something illegal, like say, smoke crack in your car, it’s a good idea to keep a low-profile appearance. Throw on a business casual getup, comb your hair neatly, and you can get away with anything. Boynton Beach, Florida, man Keith Diaferia threw caution to the wind when he allegedly decided [...]
They say there are two kinds of people in the world: people with tattoos, and those who are afraid of people with tattoos.
This man was arrested in April 2013 for using a stolen credit card at a local-area Walmart. The big question is: Will witnesses be able to pick him out of a lineup?
The DNA results are in and indicate that the two sets of cubed human remains found in sewers in Warren and Sterling Heights, Michigan, do not belong to the same person.
Justin Everette Rowe of Trinity, Texas, showed a healthy, but stupid defiance towards police, and got himself arrested four months after Jonathan Thompson revealed his weirdly defiant tattoo, intended to show up the same police department.
Last week, contractors working in the Sterling Heights area of Detroit, Mich., found a dozen body parts in a sewer about 50 feet below street level. “There were maybe a dozen softball-sized pieces of a body,” said Sterling Heights Police Department Lt. Luke Riley. With very little information to go on, police are hoping a tattoo will help identify the victim.
Contractors working in the Sterling Heights area of Detroit, Mich., found a dozen body parts in a sewer about 50 feet below street level. “This morning, they go down to begin their work and they get down to a large grate at the 50-foot level and they see the body laying down there,” said Sterling Heights Police Department Lt. Luke Riley. “There were maybe a dozen softball-sized pieces of a body,” Riley continued, “No arms or leg or torso — nothing like that. Definitely a Caucasian. We’re not sure if it’s male or female.”
On Tuesday, a man called police after finding a woman’s body in the woods near Interstate 4 in Polk City, Fla. She lay face down, with a belt pulled tight around her neck. A large — and grimly ironic — piece of body art stood out. Taking up much of her inner forearm was a tattoo that read “Pray for Death.”
Investigators are hoping that releasing a photo of the tattoo found on a murdered woman will help identify her. The unidentified woman’s body was found June 16, 2012, at Westfield Falls in Middletown, Conn., at around 1 p.m. by hikers, who had followed a trail of what looked like blood.