According to police, the "blanket-wrapped rifle" used in the assassination was stored inside the garage of the house. Oswald also reportedly left his wedding ring and some cash in the room he shared with his wife -- dubbed the "Oswald bedroom" -- before he left the home on the morning of Nov. 22, 1963.
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Home Where Lee Harvey Oswald Slept Before JFK Assassination to be Restored
Serial killer Anthony Sowell murdered 11 women in this Cleveland home.
Ronald "Butch" DeFeo Jr. murdered six members of his family in this home in 1974. The home, nicknamed the "Amityville Horror House," and the subject of a book and movie series, is claimed to be haunted.
Andrea Yates drowned her five children in a bathtub at this home in a district of Houston in 2001.
In this home in 1892, Lizzie Borden was famously alleged to have brutally murdered her father and stepmother with an ax. The house is now a bed and breakfast.
It was in this home that socialite Betty Broderick shot and killed her former husband and his new girlfriend, in 1982.
Fashion writer Christa Worthington of Harper's Bazaar and The New York Times was found murdered in this home on Cape Cod in 2002. Four years later, sanitation worker Christopher McCowen was convicted of the crime.
It was here that former Marine Chris Coleman, a security chief for a televangelist, strangled his wife, Sheri, and two children to death in 2009.
It was in this condominium building that Steven Schulhoff was beaten to death with a baseball bat in 2004 by his daughter Courtney's boyfriend, Michael Morin, after the pair (pictured) conspired to kill him.
It was here that serial killer Gary Ridgway, known as the "Green River Killer," murdered four women.
Mining heiress Elisabeth Congdon's body was found in a bedroom wing of this mansion. Her night nurse, Velma Pietila, was also found dead on the staircase landing of the 39-room home facing Lake Superior in 1977. Congdon's son-in-law was convicted of second degree murder in the case.
This residence is where 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey was murdered in December 1996 in a notoriously unsolved case.
This modest 879-square-foot home has been the setting for two unrelated homicides. In 1990, 69-year-old Joyce C. Crandall was shot and stabbed multiple times, and later discovered by a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer. Timothy Granderson, a neighbor's son who did odd-jobs around the house for Crandall, was charged with the murder. Then in 2009, homeowner Barnell Amos and 9-year-old houseguest Devin Elliot were shot during a late-night robbery. These latter murders remain unsolved, and the three-bedroom house sits vacant. If it is someday listed for sale, Michigan state property disclosure laws do not require agents to share the home’s history with buyers.
In this home, over a span of 40 years, four members of the wealthy Lemp family committed suicide.
Pioneering punk-rock manager and celebrity real estate broker Linda Stein was murdered in her 18th floor apartment in this building by her personal assistant, Natavia Lowery (pictured).
In one of Indiana's most notorious crimes, 16-year-old Sylvia Likens was tortured to death at this house in 1965 by a woman who was paid to care for her, that woman's two children and two neighborhood youths.
Italian designer Gianni Versace lived at this palatial South Beach home and was murdered at its gate. The suspected gunman, Andrew Phillip Cunanan, was found dead eight days later.
This since-demolished home belonged to serial killer Ed Gein, where in the 1950s he lived a deceptively quiet life and where parts of his many victims' bodies were found.
This was the Edgemoor Street home of the Otero family, four members of which died there at the hands of notorious Wichita serial killer Dennis Rader, also known as the BTK killer. Dennis Rader received 10 life terms and a "hard 40" for the 10 murders he committed over nearly 30 years.
It was at his hilltop home that legendary record producer Phil Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003.
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The city of Irving purchased the home from a woman named Ruth Paine, and will spend $100,000 to restore it to its original 1963 appearance. The city also announced that it will turn the home into a "historical museum." Though archivists, history buffs and tourists alike applaud the city's plans, neighbors have had mixed reactions since the plans were announced.
"Every time the anniversary gets close, the rental cars pull up and everybody bails out with their cameras and takes pictures of it and that kind of thing," neighbor Anthony Rucker told NBC News. Rucker has lived across the road from the "Lee Harvey Oswald home" since 1987. "It's odd. I don't get the gist of it, to turn it back into what it was."