Today in True Crime History: April 26
1859 — The “temporary insanity” defense is successfully used for the first time in the United States in the case of Dan Sickles.
2018 — Ronnie Dean Busick is charged with four counts of murder in the killing of Lauria Bible, Ashlely Freeman, and Freeman’s parents.
2018 — Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault.
2018 — The “Golden State Killer” is identified after 40 years. Joseph James DeAngelo is responsible for at least 50 rapes and 12 murders.