These goos are from the Victims category, people famous for being victims of crime, acts of terror, hoaxes, or other abuses. Browse another way.

Amber Hagerman

abduction awareness agent Go »

Andrea Costrand

Dozens of women cannot bring Bill Cosby to justice because of the statute of limitations. But this one is trying now. Go »

Angie Zapata

This hate crime victim wouldn't have been one if we hated crime more than we hate certain victims. Go »

Betty Ong

Chinatown remembers the contributions its daughter made in the air on 9/11 Go »

Beverly Young Nelson

A sweeter, more beautiful girl could not have told a more harrowing account of almost becoming a young victim of a sexual predator now more famous on the national stage. Go »

Brian Banks

His career as a bird of flight eventually took off, after a secret recording of the woman who locked him in his proverbial birdcage. Go »

Caylee Anthony

Orlando wasn't the happiest place on Earth for this child, who went missing without a police report. Go »

Clementa Pinckney

Charleston mourns this pastor and senator. Go »

David Gunn

This ironically-named (and ironically-killed) doctor was a major influence on Marilyn Manson. Go »

Dylan Farrow

She's been saying "me too" since long before #MeToo, but Woody Allen's career has suffered little change in trajectory. Go »

Edward Austin Tracy

This American spent so long in Beirut (not entirely by choice) that when he finally returned to the West, he wanted to EAT. His first request was a Big Mac and a Coke. Go »

Elizabeth Short

When you type your guess for this deflowered young woman, don't forget the space in the middle. Go »

Elizabeth Smart

Only the most intelligent players won't get carried away with this goo. Go »

Felix Batista

All the advice in the world hasn't been able to keep him safe. Go »

Hae Min Lee

What happened to this high school senior in a Best Buy parking lot in 1999 should not have become a national cultural obsession in 2014, but it did. Go »

Jaycee Dugard

She was no longer a kid by the time the kidnapping was solved. Go »

Jayme Closs

After 88 days, the prayers of this Wisconsin girl's mournful family were answered. Go »

JonBenét Ramsey

That little John girl looks good in death... I mean, a dress. Go »

JonBenét Ramsey

her murder case is pretty cold by now Go »

Juanita Broaddrick

She was forced to bite her lip for far too long, but in the #MeToo era, attitudes toward her 1999 allegations of rape by a high-ranking politician are broadly changing. Go »

Kevin Cosgrove

When he called 911 on 9/11, he wasn't ready to die. Nobody that day was. But if his last words could outlive him this long to memorialize the lost and prosecute the guilty, maybe they can live on forever, so that we never forget. Go »

Kitty Genovese

She was famously ignored by 38 witnesses, but the true story was ignored for decades. Go »

Laci Peterson

Her husband Scott didn't get away with killing her and their unborn son. Go »

Lee Miglin

Death came by hacksaw to this Lexus-owning Chicago landlord. Go »

Lisa Beamer

When her husband died a hero, she found solace in God... and the publishing industry. Go »

Louis Mountbatten

Royal he may have been, but he received world-wide attention because of his aquatic assassination. Go »

Matthew Shepard

This Wyomingite didn't live to see his 22nd birthday, but his death has prompted significant legal and social change in the two decades since. Go »

Michael Malloy

Alcohol poisoning, antifreeze poisoning, regular poisoning, food poisoning, swallowing tacks, freezing, vehicular manslaughter, and gas inhalation are no way to die. Well, perhaps the last one, eventually. Go »

Mike Ridenour

This victim was shot execution style when he refused to hand over any money or valuables. But, the worse part about this is that the killer escaped from state prison in California in 1986 and then murdered by a correctional officer in 1994. Go »

Natascha Kampusch

Almost the entire goo game took place while nobody saw this Austrian teenager except her captor. Go »

Ron Bucca

The only FDNY fire marshal ever killed in the line of duty is honored every year by the DIA with an counter-terrorism award given in his name. Go »

Stella Liebeck

This winner of a controversial liability lawsuit was not "lovin' it," if by "it" you mean disability, skin grafts, and permanent disfigurement. Go »

Theo van Gogh

warning to South Park Go »

Todd Beamer

like his fellow passengers on United 93, he knew when it was time to roll Go »

Yisroel Goldstein

Heroism is standing up to darkness, even if it's in your own synagogue on the last day of Passover. Go »