Tuesday morning Christy Hampton fled with her three children as her husband began to gun them down. The Kentucky mother and teacher escaped with her three children to her parents’ home next door.
On Thursday, 5 children aged 1 to 8 were found dead in an apartment in Solingen, Germany. German authorities suspect the mother of the children killed them in a murder-suicide.
A 30-year-old man was arrested late Thursday night and charged with the murder of two young brothers in Melrose.
Authorities have launched a homicide investigation into a deadly house fire in Denver that took the lives of five people — including two children — early Wednesday morning.
On Thursday, the brief search for a missing Texas mother and her two daughters tragically ended after just one day, with the discovery of all three of their bodies inside a car parked outside a furniture store.
Lori Vallow’s now-deceased brother helped lead authorities to the remains of her missing children, according to newly released court documents.
Attempted murder, kidnapping, child abuse, child abduction, criminal threats and burglary charges have been filed against a man accused of intentionally driving a pickup truck off Sunset Cliffs and into the ocean with his twin toddler daughters inside, the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
Newly released police body camera footage shows Lori Vallow’s ex-husband Charles telling authorities he believed she had “lost her mind,” months before he was shot to death and their children went missing. The Gilbert, Arizona police footage, dated January 31, 2019, shows Charles Vallow telling officers he was unable to get in touch with his children — JJ and Tylee — and that he was concerned his ex-wife posed a threat to himself and them.
A South Carolina man reportedly killed his former partner and her two daughters in a fit of rage before turning the gun on himself and taking his own life.
Alice Crimmins, the onetime Queens cocktail waitress who was convicted of manslaughter in the 1965 strangulation of her 4‐year‐old daughter, was married July 15 to Anthony Grace, the contractor who had testified that he had been having an affair with her at the time her two young children were kidnapped and murdered.
For nearly four decades, anyone driving down Route 16 near Fayetteville, West Virginia, could see a billboard bearing the grainy images of five children, all dark-haired and solemn-eyed, their names and ages—Maurice, 14; Martha 12; Louis, 9; Jennie, 8; Betty, 5—stenciled beneath, along with speculation about what happened to them. Fayetteville was and is a small town, with a main street that doesn’t run longer than a hundred yards, and rumors always played a larger role in the case than evidence; no one even agreed on whether the children were dead or alive.
Lori Vallow’s mother is “positive” her daughter has not done anything to hurt her missing children.
“I’m positive beyond any doubt that she hasn’t harmed those kids,” Janis Cox told CBS News in a new interview.
Vallow remains behind bars on a $1 million bond after she was arrested on felony charges of desertion in connection with her missing daughter Tylee Ryan, 17, and adopted son Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 7.
Neither of the children has been seen since September—but Vallow’s mother insists her daughter is devoted to her kids.
Idaho children Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 7, and his sister Tylee Ryan, 17, remain missing, and no one is more astounded than their family members, especially big brother Colby Ryan. He spoke to Dateline in a new interview, and voiced frustration with the woman at the center of it all: his mother, Lori Vallow Daybell.
“Like, how do you not produce the kids?” he said. “That’s the whole reason you’re in jail in the first place right now.”
The unidentified woman shot her 3-year-old son, 5-year-old daughter, and her 68-year-old mother before turning the gun on herself, police said.
Emma, Cameron and Colin Allison were found near Florence, South Carolina, a little after 4 p.m. with Ruby Marie Allison, who is the mother of Emma and Colin.
A group of would-be kidnappers posing as Mennonites in an attempt to snatch five children from their families tracked their movements using a drone, according to a newly-unsealed court document.
In spring of 2019, a decades’ old investigation into the murder of more than 25 black children in Atlanta WAS reopened by local authorities. And, on April 5th, HBO will delve into that case with Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children.
William Gordon, 34, targeted woman in Elephant and Castle shortly after prison release
Doctors at a children’s hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.
“We also saw similar types of things happen during the recession where, in our trauma department, the most common cause of trauma death in children was motor vehicle collisions. During the recession, that changed to abusive head trauma, and I don’t want to see that again,” Coffman noted.
A Connecticut physical therapist under investigation for alleged health care fraud killed his wife and three children at their home in Florida, deaths that were discovered only when federal agents tried to arrest him in the fraud case, authorities say.
The Idaho mom’s niece is a member of a “cult” whose members were “killed off like flies,” ex claims. Vallow has also been accused of holding doomsday beliefs.