For the notable people who were dedicated to their professions, such as anthropologist Dian Fossey and civil rights activist Medgar Evers, their early deaths were considered tragic. For the felons and serial killers, like mobster Sam Giancana and infamous gunfighter Billy the Kid, their demises were considered karmic. No matter how you look at them, explore our collection of famous people who were murdered, and view full biographies, photos, videos and more, only at Biography.com.
After Duane "Keffe D" Davis, the uncle of the prime suspect in Tupac Shakur's murder, confessed to TV that a person in his car fired the shots that killed Tupac. A change.org petition is demanding Los Vegas police considerer new arrest warrants in the rapper’s 1996 murder.
‘Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.’ is the first biography to be authorized by his estate and is the most personal and revealing documentary about the late Christopher Wallace that anyone has ever seen. Watch the full-length ‘Biography Presents’ documentary online at A&E.
The assassination of designer Gianni Versace is the subject of season two of ‘American Crime Story,’ following season one on OJ Simpson. The FX TV show stretches back from Andrew Cunnan’s murder of Versaci to the men’s childhoods, suggesting homophobia hampered the investigation.