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.
On April 21, 2012, 19-year-old Tanner Barton was invited to a party at a friend’s house in Kokomo, Indiana. The next morning, Tanner was dead. I had the opportunity to sit (over Zoom) with Tanner’s mother, Michele Barton, to discuss what happened to her son and what her next steps are for bringing anyone responsible for Tanner’s death to justice.
It’s Christmas Already! 2020 has been a year that everyone wishes to be over. There is no better way to end the year than spending time with family and friends at home during COVID-19. But Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas if we didn’t have gingerbread houses; where would we be without them! While this Christmas year will be spent very differently, what better way than to spend quality time together with loved ones by creating your very own gingerbread house. Now hold up! Don’t Panic! there is no need to stress over making a gingerbread house from scratch! Look, we all need a break sometimes, especially around the holidays. So, chill in your favorite Murder News Merch and take a nice long sip of your hot beverage while I guide you to the top ten gingerbread house kits to buy on Amazon. Trust me! All you have to care about is your special moments with loved ones; Amazon will take care of the rest and drop off your very own gingerbread house kit right on your doorstep! So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the holidays this Christmas year! Merry Christmas!
Jacob Krzemski, who was suspected in the suspicious death of his Bay Area girlfriend in April was formally charged this week for murdering her. Krzemski brought Corina Lee to the hospital on April 8 claiming that she fallen while in the shower and hit her head on the toilet. Krzemski told the doctors that Lee had been recovering from a head injury that occurred just three days earlier after she allegedly fell off of her bike.
A Trump supporter accused of breathing on anti-Trump protestors was charged with misdemeanor assault on Sunday. Kathy Beynette and her friend were protesting President Trump outside of the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia on Saturday when a counter-protestor crossed the street to antagonize them.
Chris Watts has allegedly contracted Coronavirus whilst behind bars at Dodge Correctional Institute in Waupun, Wisconsin. The prison is doing its best to provide its staff and inmates with the tools they need to stay safe, and little is known about Watts’ current health status.
If you’re a Murderino like myself, it’s likely that you spent the first part of the pandemic blowing through every true crime podcast and documentary available in between your sourdough batches. Or, perhaps you have a friend who’s in dire need of new activities to tickle their true crime fancy! In either case, Amazon Prime and I have all of your bases covered — I’m talking cozy essentials, spooky page turners, and fun games that the whole family can enjoy (well, not the whole family)!