15 of the Most Shocking Celebrity Murders: Selena, Tupac, Christina Grimmie and More

Stars linked to violent deaths

By Kendall Fisher Sep 20, 2016 7:00 PMTags
True Crime Week, Theme Week
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Even the spotlight of Hollywood can't protect celebrities from the dark side of humanity...

The world has grieved many times over the death of icons like Tupac and Selena. We've been mesmerized by terror over details about famous murders, like that of Sharon Tate and Nicole Brown Simpson. We've come together and mourned the heartbreaking loss of musical talents, including Marvin GayeChristina Grimmie and John Lennon, who were all taken too soon.

Each of these celebrities and several more have proven that fame and fortune is no defense against murder.

Celebrities Who Were Murdered

Thus, as we continue with this week's True Crime Theme Week, we're looking back at the 15 most shocking celebrity murders of all time.

Launch the gallery above to read their stories.