The infamous I-5 Strangler died at Mule Creek State Prison in California on February 28.
Jose Luis Mares III, 23, and his wife, who remains unidentified, were at Coronado Beach when they got into an argument. The argument turned physical when Mares tried throwing her in the ocean and burying her alive in a whole in the sand. The woman survived the incident and Mares was arrested on attempted murder charges.
It sounds like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. An app that allows uses a glimpse into accurately portrayed, real life crime scenes; all virtually. The app pulls from real crime scenes based on photos, police reports, and puts them onto your device allowing the viewer to examine actual evidence. It boasts more than 600 cases to explore from the obscure to high profile cases such as the Nicole Brown Simpson case.
California officials released a man after he spent two years in prison for murder charges.
Officials charged David Andre Buchanan, 41, with murder after the death of Gustavo Fuentes in May 2019. However, new evidence presented in the case showed that he killed in self-defense. Instead, the court sentenced Buchanan to two years for a separate drug-related offense. He left Monday morning a free man.
According to The Mercury News, Buchanan shot Fuentes in self-defense. Fuentes robbed him at gunpoint, and Buchanan shot him around 3 a.m. May 15, 2019 near an elementary school. According to video surveillance, Fuentes stopped Buchanan in his van where the altercation took place. After being shot, Fuentes ran from the van, but ultimately collapsed from the fatal wound.
According to Fox News, 29-year-old Raymond Michael Weber held a gun near the two unidentified victims. In the 36-minute livestream, Weber reportedly says that the police would arrive soon. One neighbor says that it was “graphic and disturbing.”
Following its release last Wednesday, Netflix’s new docuseries Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer has gained significant media attention for its unique coverage of Richard Ramirez’s rampage of horror during the 1980s.
Over 2,700 bodies were previously being kept in hospitals and at the coroner’s office due to air quality regulations.
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.
Police arrested a Lancaster father for decapitating his children and forcing his other siblings to watch on Wednesday. Maurice Jewel Taylor Sr., 34, of Lancaster, California, is charged and arrested for the murders of his son, 12-year-old Maurice Taylor Jr., and daughter, 13-year-old Malaka Taylor.
Santa Claus is the ubiquitous hero of Christmas Day, but what happens when he brings terror and death in place of his proverbial gifts? While there are numerous cases that reveal exactly what happens when old St. Nick develops an affinity for crime and murder, we’re narrowing the list down to the top five “Bad Santas” in true crime history!
Two people were killed, and multiple people were injured after a fatal stabbing took place in San Jose, California. Police arrived at the Grace Baptist Church around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday to discover numerous people suffering from stab wounds. According to CBS San Francisco, two victims died after succumbing to their injuries. Investigators believe that the suspect might have been a homeless person being sheltered in Grace Baptist Church.