Travel Channel takes a look at destinations made famous by some of the most bone-chilling murders, assassinations and crime scenes in the world.
Paris' Pont de l'Alma road tunnel is where Princess Diana of Wales died as a result of injuries in a car accident. A drunk driver lost control of his car, causing the infamous crash that also claimed his life and Diana's companion, Dodi Fayed.
Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was a serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile, who assaulted and murdered many young women between 1974 and 1978. Sometime during the evening of January 14 or early hours of January 15, 1978 -- one week after his arrival in Tallahassee, FL -- Bundy entered FSU's Chi Omega sorority house, attacking several women.
British socialite of German and Danish, Claus von BYlow, was accused of the attempted murder of his wife Sunny von BYlow by administering an insulin overdose in 1980. His conviction in the first trial was reversed and he was found not guilty in both his retrials.
James J. Lee, known for protesting Discovery Channel's environmental programming, stormed the network's Maryland headquarters carrying a handgun on Sept. 1, 2010. Lee held 3 people hostage for hours until he was shot and killed by police.
Jared Lee Loughner shot and killed 6 people and injured 14 others, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, at this shopping center in Tucson, AZ, on January 8, 2011.
On Jan. 30, 1948, Nathuram Godse shot Mahatma Gandhi at point-blank range 3 times, while Ghandi was outside on the steps of a building, where a prayer meeting was going to take place. Gandhi Smriti is now a museum in New Delhi, India, dedicated to Gandhi.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th US President, was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald, on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963. The President was traveling in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. Oswald fatally shot JFK from a building in Dealey Plaza.
The Audubon Ballroom in the Washington Heights neighborhood, north of Harlem in NYC, is where civil rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated, on February 21, 1965.
Joseph and Erik Menendez are brothers who are known for the shotgun murders in 1989 of their wealthy parents, entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Mary "Kitty" Menendez, residents of Beverly Hills, CA.
On April 4, 1968, Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. On June 10, 1968, James Earl Ray, a fugitive from the Missouri State Penitentiary, was arrested in London, extradited to the US and charged with the crime.
Natalee Ann Holloway disappeared on May 30, 2005, during a high school graduation trip to Aruba. The last time her classmates saw her was outside Carlos 'n Charlie's, a Caribbean chain restaurant and nightclub in Oranjestad. Joran van der Sloot, Satish Kalpoe and Deepak Kalpoe were arrested for her kidnapping and murder, but they were released due to insufficient evidence.
In 1995, O.J. Simpson was acquitted of the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, after a lengthy, highly-publicized trial. The former pro football player was arrested for the double homicide at Nicole Simpson's condo (pictured) in Brentwood, CA.
Scott Lee Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child in Modesto, CA, in 2002. Investigators found the body of a baby boy washed ashore north of the Berkeley Marina. The next day, a partial female torso missing its hands, feet, and head washed ashore in the same area. The body was identified as Laci Peterson.
John Hinkley, Jr. shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan and others outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 30, 1981. The assassination attempt occurred as President Reagan was leaving a speaking engagement at the hotel.
Christopher Wallace, aka rapper Notorious B.I.G., was gunned down and killed by a drive-by shooter, while sitting inside his Chevrolet Suburban. The crime took place at the Petersen Automotive Museum, the site of a <i>Soul Train</i> awards party on March 9, 1997. No one was ever arrested for the shooting.
Mark David Chapman shot and killed John Lennon, founder of The Beatles, at the entrance of Lennon's home at The Dakota in NYC, on Dec. 8, 1980.
Andrew Cunanan shot and killed Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace at the front gates of Versace's mansion in South Beach, FL. Cunanan used the same gun to commit suicide on a boat several days later.
The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that took place on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA. Seung-Hui Cho, killed 32 people and wounded 25 others before committing suicide. The massacre is the deadliest shooting incident by a single gunman in U.S. history.