When Matthew Winkler's body was discovered at the Winkler home, Mary Winkler, his wife, was accused of shooting him at point-blank range in the back with a shotgun. Though he had allegedly caught her kiting checks, she would argue in court that he had been an abusive husband.
Convicted of the 2006 murders of his father, stepmother and stepsister, on the Chavez Canyon Ranch owned by ABC newsman Sam Donaldson, when he was 14, Posey was sentenced to a juvenile facility, and a few short years later, on October 9, 2010, his 21st birthday, he was released. A look at the case in photos.
Fashion writer Christa Worthington was found dead in her Cape Cod home Jan. 6, 2002. The 46-year-old's toddler daughter, Ava, 2 1/2, was clinging to her mother's bloody body. Ava was physically unharmed. "Mommy fell down," she said.
For three decades, the BTK ("Bind, Torture, Kill") serial killer terrorized Wichita. He would cut the phone lines, break into the house and wait for his victim to come home. Then the murders inexplicably stopped and the trail went cold, until March 2004 when BTK resurfaced, this time in a letter to a newspaper.
Dominick Dunne, born October 29, 1925, was a society and crime writer and investigative journalist. When his daughter Dominique was killed by a jealous boyfriend, Dunne became deeply involved in reporting on topics of crime and justice. A photographic overview of Dunne's life and the notorious crimes he's covered.