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Eight Victims in Indianapolis Shooting

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Late Thursday night, several people were shot at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Center located near the Indianapolis International Airport.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department received reports of an active shooter situation shortly before 11:10 p.m.

Reports to the public indicate that the gunman died at the scene, fatally taking his own life.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson, Genae Cook, shared in a briefing around 3 a.m. that eight people were found shot dead at the scene.

Four victims were transported to a local hospital.  One of whom had critical injuries.  Two others were treated at the scene and released.

A number of others walked to nearby hospitals to receive medical care.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Amy Archer-Gilligan and the Murder Factory

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What started as a simple, happy life turned sour when Amy became greedy. Over the course of eight years, Amy poisoned five known victims from 1908-1916. However, the estimated total is near 100. Authorities eventually arrested her in 1916, but the damage was already done. She had collected the money from her victims and used it not only for personal gain, but to continue a deadly business. So how did Amy run her so-called Murder Factory?

Suspect Arrested in 2004 Murder of Louisiana Teen

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Nearly two decades after 19-year-old Courtney Coco was found dead in an abandoned building in Texas, 200 miles from her Louisiana home, an arrest has been made. David Anthony Burns, 43, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder on Tuesday. 

Ohio Mom Charged with Murder After Hiding Her Son’s Corpse

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Authorities charged a Hamilton County woman with murder Tuesday, after she attempted to hide her son’s body under a pile of clothing last year.
Dominic Allen,19, went missing late September 2020. Police discovered his body inside the his mother’s home in December. They arrested and charged Kenya Stallworth, 39, and her husband Robert Robb, 35, with gross abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. After DNA testing revealed the identity of Allen, prosecutors sought murder charges.

Suspects Arrested in Connection with Disappearance of Kristin Smart

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Authorities arrested two suspects Tuesday morning for the 1996 disappearance of Kristin Smart.
Paul Flores, 44, has been the prime suspect of the case for years, according to CNN. Officers obtained a search warrant in 2020 to look through Flores’ home, and found numerous “items of interest.” They booked Flores on murder charges with no bail. Along with arresting Paul Flores, his father, 80-year-old Ruben Flores, was charged with accessory to murder. Both suspects are expected to appear in court Thursday.

Colorado Toddler Freezes to Death After Mother Leaves Them Stranded

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Colorado – Kaylee Messerly, 36, was arrested last Friday and charged with child abuse from the resulting death and child abuse of her two daughters, according to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.
Messerly had spent two frigid nights in a car after getting stranded on a deserted road. The ordeal left her 18-month-old daughter dead and her 3-year-old requiring foot amputations.

The Babes in the Woods: Will Vancouver’s Longest Running Cold-Case Ever be Solved?

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On January 14, 1953, a Stanley Park Board Employee stepped on a patch of leaves that made an unusual crunching sound. Upon closer inspection, he realized that under the layers of leaves and dirt two child-sized skeletons. This was the beginning of an investigation that has baffled Canadians for the past seventy years.

Man Accused of Murdering Transgender Woman

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A transgender woman, Dominique Lucious, 26, was shot to death after meeting her alleged assailant on a dating site. Police alerted by a 911 call about a shooting were dispatched to Lucious’s apartment shortly before 7 a.m. April 8, 2021, and found the victim with gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Tennessee Student Dies after Shooting Police Officer

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Authorities said a shooting at a Knoxville high school resulted in one officer injured and one student dead Monday.
Officers received reports of an armed student at Austin-East Magnet High School around 3:15 p.m. They found the student hiding in the bathroom, and when they ordered him out he started firing the weapon. According to CNN, at least one officer returned fire.

Widow Confesses Deceased Husband Murdered a Mother and Son

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An ongoing investigation of the disappearance of Angela Mack Cox and her son, Mikey, is now closed after a woman, Barbara Krusen, confessed that her husband, Clarence Krusen, killed them. However, Clarence has been dead since 2012 after being fatally shot, and Barbara will not face charges in connection to the case- so where is the justice for this mother and son?

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Larry Bollin Charged in Texas Shooting

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Larry Bollin has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in addition to murder after shooting up the cabinet-supply company he worked at on Thursday.

Man Charged with Murder in Convenience Store Shooting

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Officials charged a Missouri man with murder for killing one person and wounding three others at a convenience store.
Christopher Lindley, 28, allegedly attacked the Snappy Mart store in Koshkonong, Missouri, on Saturday. According to AP News, Lindley arrived at 5:15 a.m. and used a handgun to shoot the victims. 

Instagram Posts Get Model Arrested

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Early Thursday morning, Paing Was was taken from his family home in North Dagon at 05:00 local time. According to Takhon’s sister, Thi Thi Lwin 8 military trucks containing 50 soldiers arrived to arrest Was.

Who is “The Doodler?”

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Composite sketch of The Doodler, along with an age progressive sketch of what he may look like today.

When I first saw the headline for this illusive killer, I didn’t immediately think to myself of murder. How could such a silly name be connected with a string of mystery killings in the Bay Area?

Over the past few weeks The San Francisco Chronicles, Kevin Fagan, answers these questions and more. He works with Cold Case Investigator Dan Cunningham, part of the San Francisco Police Homicide division. Who together, piece together the identity of a man who terrorized gay men through out the Bay during the 1970’s.

The so far four chapter story includes never before seen insights and locations of where these crimes took place. Future chapters 5-7 are to be released periodically throughout this month.

Read the story so far here.

Mysterious Disappearances in National Parks

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National Parks are a fun, wholesome, healthy part of American life, even drawing in millions of international visitors every year. However, people often ignore the dark side of these places. Each year, hundreds of people disappear mysteriously in often bizarre and illogical ways.

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Kori Gauthier Missing, Car Abandoned On Bridge

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Kori Gauthier’s car was found abandoned on the Mississippi River Bridge Wednesday after another vehicle crashed into it, but the college freshman is still missing. The Baton Rouge Police and LSU Police are currently working on finding Kori and solving the mystery of why her car had been abandoned on the bridge in the first place. Kori’s family is offering a $10,000 reward for her safe return. 

The Sanpaku Theory

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If eyes are the windows to the soul, what do your eyes say about you? Well, a Japanese superstition called “sanpaku” could be the answer. Sanpaku translates to “three whites,” and refers to being able to see white either above or below the iris. With two different types, yin sanpaku and yang sanpaku, this theory can predict your fate. So, do you have sanpaku eyes, and if so what do they mean?

Virtual Death Sentences for Drug Smugglers via Zoom

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In pure pandemic style, courts in Indonesia and Singapore have utilized Zoom to serve death sentences to individuals convicted of drug trafficking. 19 drug offenders were sentenced to death in Indonesia during virtual hearings held on Zoom and What’s App between March 2020 and March of this year. Two drug trafficking convictions resulted in death by hanging in Singapore last year.

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Former NFL Player Charged With Murder

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Travis Rudolph, a former NFL player for Florida State, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in a double shooting in Palm Beach County on Wednesday. The double shooting occurred early Wednesday morning in Lake Park, Florida and resulted in the serious injury of a man that was transported to a local hospital from the scene, and the death of another man who was found “a short distance away” in the city of West Palm Beach.

1989 Sibling Cold Case Solved

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 Police arrested a Melbourne man in connection with a case that has remained cold for 32 years.

Officials charged Glen Nash, 58, with the murders of Doris McCartney and her brother Ronald Swann on October 22 1989. Over 31 year ago, police found the bodies of McCartney, a widow, and Swann, a World War II veteran, in their home in Moorabbin, Australia. Nash strangled both siblings. McCartney was aged 86 when she died, her brother had recently moved in as her family were concerned about her activities. According to a previous lover, McCartney often entertained men, frequently leaving her bedroom window open. However, police have not commented whether this is how Nash broke in to the house.

For over three decades, the mystery of their deaths anguished family members. Last week, Victoria Police offered a $1 million reward for information concerning the case.

According to ABC News, Nash suffers significant health issues and is being treated with morphine whilst in custody. Moreover, Nash continues to undergo radiotherapy treatment whilst in prison. However, Nash will appear in court for sentencing in July this year.

 

Former Dallas Officer Freed from Capital Murder Charges

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Despite charges that the officer hired a man to kidnap and kill two people, a judge freed him Wednesday. Audrey Faye Moorehead reasoned that prosecutors had no probable cause to support the charges against Bryan Riser. The 36-year-old was arrested last month on suspicion of murder for the 2017 deaths of Albert Douglas, 61, and Lisa Saenz, 31.

Negligence in Florida Prison Leaves Inmates Exposed to Radioactive Waste

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Over the weekend, hundreds of citizens living in Manatee County, Florida were ordered to flee due to the impending threat of a deluge of radioactive waste. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency out of fear that a local wastewater pond could imminently collapse, flooding the community and exposing them to harmful toxins.

How to Become A Criminal Investigator: The Two Routes Towards A Dream Career

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Criminal investigation has been made popular by true crime shows, documentaries, and movies. However, becoming a criminal investigator is not an easy task. There are two ways to enter into this profession; going through the police academy and working up through the ranks of law enforcement, or working as a private investigator and networking until you have gained enough experience and resources to be hired as a criminal investigator

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Best True Crime Podcasts To Binge Right Now

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New podcasts climb onto the trending charts every day and it can be hard to keep track of the new shows that you want to try out. However, MurderMurder News has you covered: if you’re into subtle comedy, thoroughly researched investigative endeavors, and captivating story-telling, then these eight podcasts are the best true crime shows for you to binge right now.

Navy Medic Goes on Violent Rampage

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On Tuesday morning, a gunman opened fire at a Frederick business park. In his attack, two men, both of whom were Navy sailors stationed at Fort Detrick, were critically injured.

Death by Squats for Breaking COVID Curfew

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Philippines – Last Thursday, Darren Manaog Penaredondo, 28, took an evening trip to buy drinking water in the city of General Trias, a part of Cavite province. This late-night excursion would turn into his last. As the harmless trip to buy drinking water would put him in violation of the countries strict COVID protocols.

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Family of 6 Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

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A Texas family of six were found dead inside their home early Monday morning following an apparent mass murder-suicide via two brothers. On Monday afternoon, police identified the bodies as 77-year-old grandmother Altafun Nessa; 54-year-old father Towhidul Islam; 56-year-old mother Iren Islam; 21-year-old Tanvir Towhid; and 19-year-old twins Farhan Towhid and his sister Farbin Towhid.

Remains of Missing Teen Found After House Fire

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Officials discovered the remains of a missing teen after a house fire in Arizona in 2020. They charged her parents with murder Friday.

Last seen alive in 2016, Ana Loera, 13, was found in the attic of her adoptive parents home. The Phoenix Police Department charged Maribel and Rafael Loera with first degree murder, in addition to several counts of child abuse, concealment of a dead body and arson. 

St. Louis Experiences its Fourth Prison Uprising Since January

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The inmates of City Justice Center, a prison in downtown St. Louis, are in the midst of expressing their dissatisfaction with the prison system. In their fourth staged uprising in four months, the inmates demonstrated their animosity by breaking windows, setting fires, and throwing furniture, as well as smaller items. out of the windows.

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Road Rage Shooter Arrested After Killing Julie Eberly

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A deadly road rage incident led to the fatal shooting of Julie Eberly, a 47-year-old mother of six who was riding in the passenger seat of her car alongside her husband on March 25. On Thursday, the man behind the gun was tracked down by investigators and arrested. 

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13-Year-Old Murdered by Chicago PD

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Arriving at the scene, police discovered 13-year-old Adam Toledo and a man who were both present in the alley. Toledo then attempted to flee the scene, at which point one of the police officers decided to retaliate with violence-shooting the boy in the back.

How to Solve a Cold Case

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Approximately 40% of homicides in the US between 1980 to 2016 remain unsolved. Most of these cases grow cold and forgotten. How can a cold case be thawed and cracked?

Florida Man Friday: Emotional Support Python

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Police in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, were performing a DUI traffic stop on March 24, 2021, when they encountered an unusual passenger in a driver’s car. They say the driver was accompanied by what appeared to be a python. The driver reportedly told the officers that the snake was his ’emotional support animal.’

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Gonzalez Revealed As Calif. Mass Shooter

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Aminadab Gonzalez has been identified as the individual who fatally shot four people at a business park in Orange, California on Wednesday. According to Lieutenant Jennifer Amat of the Orange Police Department, it is believed that the shooting was related to a “business and personal relationship which existed between the suspect and all of the victims.” 

Kitty and the Bystander Effect

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Most people only know her by the phenomenon that sprouted from her murder. They know her as simply, “Kitty Genovese, the girl who got stabbed and no one did anything to help her.” Her case launched the famous psychology study known today as “The Bystander Effect.” But what really happened to Kitty all those years ago?

The Disturbing Plan to Kidnap Government Whitmer

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Federal agents have unearthed the shocking details of the alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home. The motive? The Governors COVID-19 restrictions.

In a recently filed 18-page court document, was an extensive list of firearms that included 70 firearms, ghost guns, explosives, and nearly 2,000 rounds of ammunition.

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Elliot Arrested For Attacking Asian-American Woman

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Brandon Elliot was arrested on Wednesday after viciously attacking a 65-year-old Filipino immigrant two days prior. The woman, later identified to be Vilma Kari, was on her way to church near Times Square in New York City when Elliot kicked her down and began beating her. He kicked Kari in the stomach and stomped on her face, shouted anti-Asian slurs and told her, “you don’t belong here.”

Oklahoma Police Officer Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder

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Jurors found an Oklahoma police officer guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday.
Former officer Michael Nealey beat his superior, Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller, after an altercation in Nov. 2019. The two got into a fight at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pensacola Beach, Alabama, around 9 p.m.

Most Prolific Woman Serial Killer: Guinness World Record

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The most prolific female murderer and the most prolific murderer of the western world was Elizabeth Báthory, who practised vampirism on girls and young women. She is alleged to have killed more than 600 virgins in order to drink their blood and bathe in it, ostensibly to preserve her youth.

Teen Protects Stepbrother from Unnecessary Shooting

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Two teen boys were on a family vacation with their parents at a Panama City Beach resort in Florida that soon turned deadly. On March 23, 2021, one of the teens, Lucas, was fatally shot as he shielded his stepbrother from gunshots. The shooting occurred over what Christopher Cox, the shooter, thought was attempted robbery when, in fact, Lucas just picked up the wrong bag thinking it belonged to his family.

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10 Haunting Poems For National Poetry Month

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April is National Poetry Month and MurderMurder News is here to help you celebrate with these haunting poems! From chilling social commentaries on race to spooky murder mysteries, these 10 poems will undoubtedly inspire you to read more poetry this month.

Grindr Catfish Turned Torturer

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Adelaide, Australia- Courts were told the story of how a Grindr date went horribly wrong. Charlie Michael Edward Caire, the 21-year-old suspect in question, set up a fake Grindr account to lure in his elderly victim. He was probed with a taser and electric drill, had a flame of a lighter held to his head, and had his fingers placed between blades of the secateurs. In addition, the elderly victim had his arms sliced with a knife and a syringe injected into his right arm that Caire claimed contained the AIDS virus.

New Details Revealed George Floyd was not allowed CPR Treatment

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New developments have surfaced as the Derek Chauvin case unfolds. According to VICE News, a medical first responder who was witness to Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck, testified that she offered to give a dying George Floyd medical attention. Not surprisingly Chauvin and his accompanying officers did not allow her to.

Three Unsolved Crimes with Mysterious Photos

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Every crime has its unique twists and turns and these three mysteries are no exception. Each has its own strange photo, that raises more questions than answers and will keep you up at night wondering: what on earth happened?

Man Kills His Mother and Uncle: Zoom Witnesses

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Robert Anderson Cotton was caught on Zoom murdering his mother and uncle. On March 22, Cotton allegedly stabbed his mother Carol Brown, 67, and his uncle Kenneth Preston, 69, at the house they shared in Southern California.

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Pastor’s Wife and Lover Charged With Murder

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An Oklahoma pastor’s wife was arrested alongside the couple’s mutual lover and charged with murdering her husband in the first-degree. David Evans, a pastor for Harmony Free Will Baptist church in Ada, Oklahoma, was on a missionary trip to Mexico in the weeks leading up to his death. During this time, the pastor’s wife, Kristie Evans, and their lover, Kahlil Square, planned out his murder. 

Suspects Charged in Brutal Murder Case

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Philadelphia police charged two suspects with murder in the death of a 70-year-old man.
Taray Herring, 47, and Jeanette Pace, 43, face charges after police found a dismembered body in the back of a U-Haul truck. The victim, Peter Gerold, died in February. Authorities charged Herring, a registered sex offender, with abuse of a corpse, criminal trespass, theft and evidence tampering. Then, they added a murder charge.

Minnesota Man will Not Be Charged for Raping a Woman

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The victim, a 20-year-old woman, drank five shots of vodka and took a prescription pill as she waited outside a bar in Minneapolis back during May 2017. A man approached her, inviting her and her friend to attend a party. The woman accepted his invitation and left with him. However, when she arrived a the scene of the “party” she was shocked to discover that no such event was set to that place.

The woman then recalls blacking out, only waking up awhile later on a couch. Upon regaining consciousness, she was faced with a horrifying reality-the realization that her companion was assaulting her

The Minnesota Supreme Court reached the decision that the crime of rape is not punishable when the victim is inebriated, as long as the victim voluntarily began drinking alcohol and was conscious of their decision to do so.

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Shootings In Virginia Beach Kills 2, Injures 8

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Three separate shootings killed two people and injured eight at the Virginia Beach Resort Area late Friday night. If you or anyone you know may have information regarding any of the shootings, Virginia Beach Police Department encourages you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887. 

Human Zoo’s: A Catalyst for One of Today’s Truest Crimes

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It’s no secret that racism has been a hot topic of discussion in more recent times. With a new shooting or killing that seem to occur on a daily basis, there are more question than there are answers. However, it’s important to trace our steps back and examine the “history” we were taught, over the history that really occurred. Once we do that it’s easy to see why such prejudice and violence has taken such a precedence during our era. The seeds for hate were planted long ago in forms of Human Zoo’s.

People Who Escaped A Killer

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In a life or death situation, some people freeze or some people fight. These are three inspiring stories of people who stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale.

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Teens Charged With Mohammad Anwar’s Murder

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The teens who had assaulted Mohammad Anwar with a taser and caused a fatal car crash on Tuesday have been charged with felony murder and armed carjacking. The suspects, two teenage girls aged 13 and 15, attempted to carjack the 66-year-old man around 4:30 pm on Tuesday while he was working as an Uber Eats food delivery driver in Washington, D.C.

The Tale of Jolly Jane

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Jane Toppan, also known as “Jolly Jane,” was well liked among her peers. She was always cheerful, caring and easy to talk to. Her colleagues loved listening to the stories she told about her life, and never doubted the grand nature of them. At the time, in the late 19th Century, doctors worked to develop medicine and medicinal practices. No one questioned when a patient died, because it happened all the time. It was almost a natural occurrence.

No one questioned Jane when her patients started dying either.

Witness from Kelsey Berreth Murder Case Released on Parole

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Denver Women’s Correctional Facility released Krystal Jean Kenney, 34, on parole following her resentencing. Kenney helped Patrick Frazee cover up the 2018 murder of Berreth, his fiancée. Officials charged Kenney with evidence tampering and sentenced her to three years in prison Jan. 2020. They resentenced her to 18 months.

An Ohio Man Terrorizes a Teen For Weeks From Under Her Bed

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Ohio native, Jaret Wright, 20, has been accused of raping a teenage girl for weeks while living under her bed for weeks. Wright has been charged with three counts of rape, and one count of producing child pornography in the form of taking nude photos of her.

Nurse with Two Kids Killed by Sex Offender Ex-Boyfriend

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Bao Yang, a single mother with two sons, 21 and 11, worked several jobs to support her children while going to school to become a licensed registered nurse. She tried to get away from her abusive ex-boyfriend many times, but couldn’t because he was relentless and the police did not accurately monitor him.

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L.A. Not So Confidential: Interview with Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott

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“L.A. Not So Confidential” is a not so typical true crime podcast. The hosts, Los Angeles-based psychologists Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott, examine cases through the lens of forensic psychology and offer their hot takes on all things crime with a little snark and a whole lot of criminal justice expertise.

Grocery Store Shooter Identified, Charged with Murder

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Since the shooting at a King Soopers grocery store Monday afternoon, authorities identified the suspect. The victims include Denny Strong, 20, Neven Stanisic, 23, Rikki Olds, 25, Tralona Bartkowiak, 49, Suzanne Fountain, 59, Teri Leiker, 51, Kevin Mahoney, 61, Lynn Murray, 62, and Jody Waters, 65. The final victim is 51-year-old Boulder Police officer Eric Talley.

Where is Michael Dunahee? 30 Years Since the Kidnapping That Captivated Canada

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Thirty years ago, four-year-old Michael Dunahee disappeared without a trace while walking a few meters from his parents car to a playground. The story made headlines across North America and resulted in one of Canada’s largest police investigations ever and the largest for the quiet city of Victoria, where Michael disappeared from.

Adult Film Star Charged with Reckless Homicide After Toad Venom Death

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Spanish adult film star Nacho Vidal , 47, has been formally charged with reckless homicide after a man died during a ceremony involving toad venom.

Vidal was arrested last year in May on suspicion of man slaughter following an 11-month investigation, according to Spain’s law enforcement agency, The Guardia Civil.

Investigations showed the male victim, a photographer, dead after partaking in a “spiritual or mystical” rite of passage in July 2019 in the town of Enguera, Spain.