A recent case about this is about the student Gaston Mansilla Yupanqui. He was being mugged by two attackers with switchblades and defended himself with a .38 caliber pistol. One of the attackers died after being shot. Mansilla ended up arrested and in the same jail as his other attacker. Should he have let the … Continue reading There’s a law of Proportionality in Peru that determines you can’t defend with a bigger weapon than your attacker in case of self defence
One notorious case is when Stephen Paddock used the sign in his hotel room while preparing and executing the 2017 Las Vegas shooting.
In 2004, Nathan Gale jumped on stage a shot Darrel 5 times in the head. The main reason is still unknown as Gale was shot by a policeman while holding the drum technician hostage.
Of course, this happened in 1880. He was already attracted to the wife way before. He even attended their wedding months before the incident. Leslie claimed the murder of the two men was in self-defense. He was with the wife that night when her husband attacked him. Leslie mortally wounded him with a shot.
If you're looking for a nickname, maybe B-Stupid wouldn't be top of your list. However, that's the nickname the drug trafficker Ivory Harris was known for. Charged with murder twice and arrested more than 8 times, he probably honours the nickname he "earned". Maybe his 25 years in prison will give him enough time to … Continue reading Better not B-Stupid
"A" is for Alibi was written by Sue Grafton in 1982. The novel is based on a murder case where the victim dies after taking medication that had the content of the tablet substituted to a toxic substance. What makes the story even more interesting is that Sue was going through a divorce and many … Continue reading Writing a crime novel fantasizing about killing her own husband