Wesley Allen Beeler was arrested Friday evening after U.S. Capitol police found a loaded handgun and over 500 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle while stopped at a security checkpoint. Following the violent riots on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, security has been heightened in the D.C. area in preparation for the presidential inauguration this Wednesday. When stopped at a Capitol security checkpoint, Beeler attempted to present officers with “unauthorized inauguration credentials.”
On January 14th, Graeme Perks, 65, was stabbed in his own home in Nottinghamshire at 4:15am. Perks suffered puncture wounds to both his abdomen and chest.
Completely dependent on live performances, Broadway performers are greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to remedy this, “Law and Order: SVU” is trying to hire every unemployed actor.
Spector returned outside with a gun stating: “I think I just shot her.”
Published on January 12, 2021, Gulbahar Hatiwaji’s firsthand account of surviving a re-education camp was absolutely heartbreaking and a true survival story. For two years Hatiwaji went through unspeakable travesties of torture, emerging only as a shell of who she used to be. Her story serves not only as a cautionary tale of systematic discrimination but an outcry to stop the travesties that continue to occur within China’s walls.
Warren, 52, was killed by a Killeen police officer on January 10 after his family called the police for mental health help. Attorney Lee Merritt held a press conference this afternoon at which he released new details on the incident.
This week on Florida Man Friday we have a case about a man, Tylyn Morlang, who stole a tiki hut and set sail with it. This happened on Wednesday 1/13/2021 in the Florida Keys.
Early Monday morning around 6:14 am Chino Police responded to a domestic disturbance call involving two female individuals. Officers at the scene found the 19-year-old victim Kaylie Cristobal of Moreno Valley, inflicted with stab wounds.
The search continues for missing mother Maya Millete, who vanished from her Chula Vista home on the evening of January 7. Millete’s sister, Maricris Drouaillet, posited that Millete may have left with just her ID, possibly her phone, and maybe her credit card— although there has not been any financial activity on the card since she went missing.
This week in true crime, we’re discussing A kidnapping and murder purpotrated by an on-duty police officer in Memphis, And the increase in federal executions by the Trump administration of Lisa Montgomery, Dustin Higgs, and Cory Johnson. Plus, we have special guests, You Should have Ghosted.
With the death of Samuel Edmund Damian Valentin, seven trans people have been killed Puerto Rico within the past year. LGBTQ+ activists like Pedro Julio Serrano are demanding that the government declare a state of emergency for gender violence and hate crimes. Additionally, the violence is the worst it has been in over a decade. In 2020, more trans people were murdered in the U.S. than in 2019.
A TikTok has gone viral after the Internet believed that one of the people seen in the video was Cassie Compton. Compton, from Stuttgart, Arkansas went missing seven years ago, her case unsolved.
Lisa Montgomery, 52, was put to death by lethal injection at 1:31 AM Wednesday after the US Supreme Court lifted her last minute stay of execution.
California – Six inmates, ranging from ages 19 to 22 years old were reported to have been missing from their cells just before midnight this past Saturday.
The FBI is tracking down and charging anyone who participated in illegal activity during last Wednesday’s violent riots at the U.S. Capitol for their misdemeanor and/or felony crimes.
Very little is recorded of the life of Elva Zona Heaster. But of her death? That is a different matter entirely.
I know many people who like True Crime have wondered or yearned to be in the position of the detective, criminal investigator, or in the FBI’s behavioral analysis unit. Well, it’s not easy, but it’s not impossible either.
Researchers across the globe have conducted extensive studies on the behavior of serial killers. Everything from early childhood behaviors to the method of killing are examined. Here are all of the warning signs to watch for when predicting the behavior of future serial killers.
A newly-release audio recording reveals that prosecutors are planning on charging Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell with conspiracy to commit murder.
It was around midnight when I was looking for something to cure my boredom. I was looking for stories on Ted Bundy, as I had just watched the Ted Bundy movie with Zac Efron (my #1 man-crush), and wanted to know more. That’s how I first stumbled onto The Infographics Show on YouTube.
Chula Vista, California – Maya “May” Millete, 39, was reported by her loved ones to have last been seen on January 7, 2021 at her Chula Vista home in the San Miguel Ranch area, according to NBC News 7 San Diego.
Take a break and fill out this wild Mad Libs story— you might just find that the truth is stranger than fiction!
Listed for $2 million, the bed and breakfast museum located in Fall River, Massachusetts, went up Monday. The three story clapboard is owned by Martha McGinn. Additionally, the house has been operated as a bed and breakfast since 1996. According to Suzanne St. John, the listing agent and part-time tour guide, the owner hopes that the house continues to be a business shared with others.
On December 30, George Nkencho was murdered by the Irish Police Force. Gardaí shot George Nkencho six times. Five in the torso and one in the arm, killing the 27-year-old man outside his west Dublin home.
For many people, 2020 is a year that they would like to forget. But, for the families and friends of Savannah Hoskins, Christopher Dailey, James Essel, Mary London, and Wendy Jerome, 2020 was a year of answers. These five cases went unsolved for decades. Now, the truths have finally been revealed.
On January 10th, 2021, Patric Ferguson, an officer, reportedly kidnapped and murdered a man while on duty. It was during a Tennessee night when the crime was committed using Ferguson’s squad car.
Paniqui, Tarlac Philippines – December 20, 2020 a chilling exchange gone deadly was captured on video between Police Officer Jonel Nuezca and his neighbors Sonya Gregoria, 52, and her young son Frank Anthony Gregorio, 25.
According to a statement that was released by USCP, officer Brian D. Sicknick, 42, died on Thursday after succumbing to injuries that he sustained the day prior “while physically engaging with the protestors.” Another Capitol Police officer, Howard Liebengood, died by suicide three days after the riot.
Lisa Montgomery, Corey Johnson and Dustin Higgs are to be put to death this week. Montgomery is scheduled for Tuesday, Johnson for Thursday and Higgs for Friday. There is a massive outcry among Americans for different reasons: the legality of these sentences, the risk of COVID-19 and the humanity of the lethal injection.
An investigation is currently ongoing regarding the discovery of a manatee found with the word “TRUMP” engraved on its back. The Center for Biological Diversity is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction in the case.
The body of 35-year-old Tiffany Church was discovered days after the remains of her boyfriend, Trodarius Rainey, were found just five miles away. Police are investigating both the deaths as homicides.
Lisa Montgomery was scheduled to be executed on December 8, 2020. However, her two lawyers caught COVID-19 and the execution was pushed to a later date, possibly into the start of President-elect Joseph Biden’s presidency.
Adam Johnson was arrested on Friday for his involvement in Wednesday’s violent riots on the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Johnson, 36, was taken into custody at the Pinellas County jail by federal marshals and is currently being held on a U.S. Marshal’s warrant. His arrest followed a viral photo photo of him at Wednesday’s riot that spread across the internet.
A family member of the woman arrived at the apartment in Holland Township, Michigan. They found the couple unresponsive and called Ottawa County Central Dispatch around 10:45 a.m. According to MLive, paramedics arrived and declared the couple deceased.
Dustin Higgs is sentenced to die for the murders of Tamika Black, Mishann Chinn, and Tanji Jackson. The problem? He did not kill them.
Detectives Myles Cosgrove, who fatally shot Breonna Taylor, and Joshua Jaynes, who applied for the warrant to enter Taylor’s home, have been fired.
This Friday, and every Friday, we will be starting off the weekend with a light-hearted article about the strange tales of a Florida man.
Victor Bell Jr. was charged with third-degree murder on Tuesday after accidentally shooting his long-time friend in the head three days ago. The Pennsylvania teen had been hanging out with 23-year-old Diamond Rahatt at her Norristown home when he inadvertently fired Rahatt’s gun and killed her.
This week in true crime, we are hanging out with true crime YouTuber, Jon Chrymes. Join us as we chat with Jon about his inspiration behind starting his channel, and his unique process for telling victim’s stories.
Shaun Michael Ryan was charged with capital murder for the deaths of Kayla Glover and Gary Wayne Baskins Wednesday night.
On December 17, 2020, five individuals in Baras, Rizal were slain by military forces. Of the five victims, only four of their bodies are currently recovered.
On Tuesday, police in Greece, New York announced that they have arrested two suspects in the murder of 39-year-old Otillia Piros. Piros’ daughter, 17-year-old Hannah Thomas, and her boyfriend, 16-year-old Richard Avila, are each facing charges of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Hmmm… What does Hannibal rhyme with?
Hannibal, a TV show you can find all three seasons of on Netflix, is based on Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon novel. The story contains an empathetic FBI Professor, Will Graham, who catches a killer by reliving the crime scene.
Jon Chrymes is a true crime YouTube Channel created by blogger, writer and director Jon Rhynes. With a passion for giving a voice to the victims, Jon conducts research on each case in order to create mini documentaries through his platform. Started in 2018, Jon Chrymes has quickly risen in popularity, with over 21,000 subscribers. We were so excited to talk to Jon and get to know the man behind the scenes of a dedicated true crime channel.
At 6 a.m. on Wednesday, thousands of Trump supporters gathered around The Ellipse in Washington D.C. to prepare for a pro-Trump rally. When Trump stepped on stage, he told the massive crowd, “after this, we’re going to walk down . . . to the Capitol and we are going to cheer on our brave senators and congressmen and women.” After Trump concluded his speech an hour later, his followers stormed toward the Capitol.
Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced that no charges will be filed against Rusten Sheskey, who shot Jacob Blake seven times, leaving him paralyzed. The prosecutor claims that it would be too difficult to prove that Sheskey wasn’t acting out of self-defense. Blake’s family expressed their disappointment and encouraged the public to continue peacefully demanding change.
By now, we all know that the Netflix documentary famous Tiger King, or Joe Exotic, has been imprisoned with counts of killing 5 tigers, selling and trafficking endangered animals, and trying to hire someone to kill Carole Baskin- another wildlife reserve owner in which he had a very aggressive feud with.
If we can thank 2020 for anything, it’s the rise (and enduring existence) of TikTok. The social media platform has everything a true crime junkie could want: lots of pictures, quick facts, and the ability to go viral and effectively spread awareness of current cases. Here are the best true crime TikTok accounts for you to binge right now (plus a shameless plug)!
Jessica Mast was found dead at home in Lincoln, Missouri, when her father, James Mast, called the police Dec. 20. According to ABC17 News, James and Mary informed the police that neighbors Aumen and Ethan had been abusing their family for two weeks prior to Jessica’s death.
Rashod Stanley is being punished with nine months of solitary confinement for hosting a prison fashion show.
One man is in custody while a woman remains at large after a home-invasion style robbery in London, Ontario committed on Sunday night. A 39-year-old man was awoken by a knock at his door followed by two people forcefully entering his apartment with weapons while claiming to be police. The apartment resident was robbed and assaulted before managing to escape and call police. The suspects are acquaintances of the victim.
A domestic violence situation became deadly in Colombus, Ohio, when Aaron Wiliams shot and killed his 9-year-old daughter Ava Williams and 6-year-old daughter Alyse Williams after police showed up at their home.
Florida resident Trodarius Rainey was found dead Monday morning after he and his girlfriend suspiciously disappeared last Wednesday. The 26-year-old was discovered in a wooded area of Lake Jesup Park in Sanford, Florida just before 10 a.m. His death is currently being investigated as a homicide and police are continuing to search for his girlfriend, 35-year-old Tiffany Church.
Christine Cummings was last seen Dec. 29. According to Coloradoan, a family member contacted the police Friday when they had not heard from her. The police arrived at Cummings house in Fort Collins, but she and her 2015 black Jeep SUV were missing. The family believes she had gone for a hiking trip and are concerned for her safety.
On New Year’s Eve, 23-year-old Christine Angelica Dacera checked into the City Garden Hotel in Makati, Manila. Dacera was looking forward to celebrating the new year with several of her friends and colleagues…the next day fellow party-goer, Rommel Galida, awoke to find Dacera in the empty hotel bathtub…unresponsive.
Portland police are searching for 24-year-old David Dahlen after he escaped from the Portland Police Bureau’s Central Precinct on Saturday night. Dahlen is wanted on charges of first-degree assault, first-degree attempted murder, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, assaulting a public safety officer, and second-degree escape.
“Nine people were killed in a head-on car collision in Fresno County, California, on Friday.
Is your New Year’s resolution to start your own true crime YouTube channel, or just any YouTube channel at all? Take a peek behind the scenes at how MurderMurder News records their videos separately and safely during the pandemic using green screens to make it look like we are in the same room together.
Join us for the MurderMurder News Christmas special where we discuss the murder of Michelle O’Dowd and the Christmas morning murder of the Lawson family. Plus, we countdown the 5 worst Santas in history.
“An elderly patient receiving treatment for COVID-19 at the Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Calif., was allegedly beaten to death with an oxygen tank by his hospital roommate, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday…”
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“The holidays are rapidly approaching, but Chris Watts won’t be celebrating them.
Watts, who murdered his pregnant wife and two daughters in 2018, will spend Christmas and the New Year in protective custody in a Wisconsin prison — and a source who regularly speaks to him in prison tells PEOPLE that Watts is dreading the upcoming holidays…”
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“Lupe Guillen always idolized her older sister Vanessa.
Thanks to Covid-19, tame is the name of the game for this New Year’s Eve! Instead of partying with your friends and ringing in the new year with a kiss from a stranger, you’re likely going to be socially distancing at home. However, after a look at these top five worst New Year’s Eve’s of all time, maybe staying inside isn’t such a bad idea after all.
David Misch has finally been charged with the 1988 murder of 9-year-old Michaela Garecht after DNA evidence connected him to the crime scene. Before he became a suspect in Michaela’s case, Misch was already in prison for committing three other other murders that occurred around the same time that Michaela was abducted.
“A California man has been accused of murdering 9-year-old Michaela Joy Garecht 32 years after she disappeared.
On Nov. 19, 1988, 9-year-old Michaela was abducted from the parking lot of the Rainbow Market in Hayward, California, according tothe FBI. She had left the supermarket to retrieve her friend’s scooter that the abductor had moved closer to his vehicle when she was taken. She was never seen or heard from again…”
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“Christie Smythe, a former crime reporter for Bloomberg News, has gone public with her relationship with Martin Shkreli, the biotech entrepreneur derisively known as “Pharma Bro” after infamously increasing a life-saving drug’s price by 5,000 percent…”
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A Fayetteville man and a pregnant woman are found dead from a murder-suicide on Sunday night. According to ABC 11, the tragic event took place along the 900 block of Willow Street around 7:00 pm.
“A 40-year-old man allegedly fatally shot his 10-year-old son before turning the gun on himself.
“The body of a young North Carolina mother who vanished just before Thanksgiving has been found, say authorities.
A shooting at the Great Mall near San Jose, California, shocked last minute Christmas shoppers on Saturday. When police arrived at the scene of the shooting, they found a 22-year-old man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
“A 15-year-old Minnesota boy was fatally stabbed while defending his mom from an alleged knife attack by his stepfather.
“Police say a 2-year-old Indiana boy found a loaded handgun Tuesday as his mother was in another room feeding an infant.
“The families of two young women are in mourning after an alleged drunk driver rear-ended their vehicle last weekend, causing their deaths.
“A Utah woman has been arrested after allegedly fatally shooting her 2-year-old son before unsuccessfully trying to kill herself.
Valerie Peck, 40, is behind bars in Uintah County Jail, charged with aggravated murder and child abuse. She is accused of killing her 2-year-old son, Zack, on Monday before shooting herself in a failed suicide attempt, according to a sheriff’s office news release…”
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“A Wisconsin dentist has been accused of purposefully damaging his patients’ teeth in a scheme to fraudulently obtain insurance money for their crown procedures.
Scott Charmoli, 60, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday on multiple accounts of health care fraud and false statements relating to health care matters, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin Matthew D. Krueger announced this week in a press release…”
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This winter feels colder and darker than ever, with many of us on some version of lockdown and unable to celebrate the holidays and the new year in-person with friends and family. We know you’ll likely spend a little extra time chilling at home alone this season, and we’ve got your watch list covered! From recent true crime docs you might have missed, to offbeat and spooky holiday classics — read on for our favorites.