Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, the good-looking outlaws who were very much in love, kept their heists small but brutal they had a tendency to kill anyone who got in their way. In January 1934 they orchestrated a prison escape in Texas that resulted in the deaths of two guards. Three months later, they murdered two police officers and a constable and kidnapped a police chief. The Texas Highway Patrol announced an official manhunt, and it was only a matter of time before the bandits were caught. On May 23, 1934, police ambushed their car outside Gibsland, La. The duo went down in a hail of bullets, and their 21-month-long crime spree of robbing gas stations, restaurants and banks came to an end.
The couple never married, and Parker had no previous record before she met Barrow, an ex-con. Historians believe that she chose the life of crime because she was in love, and the handful of photographs of the two of them she in his arms, he holding her up seem to indicate that this was true. Their story seemed like something out of a movie, and later, it was.
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