In 2014, Kevin Inks reported his daughter Penelope missing. She was then 11 years old. The search for Penelope ended when Madisonville police in Texas located Penelope alive but not well on April 3 — six years later. Penelope was found malnourished, hiding in a hotel room. Police also arrested her abductor, 37-year-old Heather Inks, Penelope’s mother.
According to authorities, Tokars hired a hitman to kill his wife on Thanksgiving weekend in 1992. The hitman, Curtis Rower, kidnapped Sara Tokars along with her children Ricky and Mike, who were 6 and 4 at the time. Rower shot Sara Tokars in the head in front of the boys.
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.
A beloved bodega owner was just settling into retirement when he was dismembered and disemboweled by his emotionally disturbed son inside their Brooklyn home, police and friends of the victim said Thursday.
An Illinois man who feared he and his girlfriend had contracted coronavirus fatally shot the woman before turning the gun on himself last Thursday night, authorities said.
Sussex Police reports that 42-year-old Robert Needham, of Sussex, England, along with wife Kelly Fitzgibbons, 40, their children, Ava, 4, and Lexi, 3, and their family dog were all found dead inside a home in Woodmancote, West Sussex. The bodies were discovered at around 6:45 p.m., according to authorities. Needham is thought to have killed his family before taking his own life, amid worries about money during the coronavirus pandemic.
Factoring in time he has already served, Donald Fleurival, 46, was left on Wednesday to serve a four-year prison term. According to court records, Quebec Superior Court Justice Hélène Di Salvo delivered the sentence via video link-up between the Montreal courthouse and a provincial detention centre where he was held.
The victims were found shot dead in a cluster of three homes on the same property in Moncure Sunday evening, according to the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.
A 66-year-old man fatally shot six relatives in a small North Carolina community over the weekend, then killed himself, authorities said Monday.
The sheriff’s office described the area as a “quiet, close-knit community where violence is out of the norm.” Moncure is a community about 30 miles (50 kilometres) southwest of Raleigh.
The three were arrested earlier this month in Flagstaff after Ann Marie Martinez called 911 and said she thought her grandson was dead. An officer noted he could have been dead for hours. Eventually, they told police they kept the boy and his 7-year-old brother in a closet for 16 hours a day over the past month and gave them little to eat, police reports showed. Police said the boys’ confinement in a closet was punishment for stealing food while the parents slept.
David Sura wishes he’d never woken up from his coma.
Months ahead of the June 2018 killing — for which Sura pleaded guilty to manslaughter after originally being charged with murder — he regained consciousness from a six-month coma brought about by brain injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle crash.
A son is accused of luring his father to a cliff in west Austin and pushing him off. The 78-year-old man fell about 40 feet, and had potentially serious injuries, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
One frigid morning in February 2018, Larry Isenberg and his wife, Lori, woke up before dawn to watch the sunrise from their boat on the picturesque Lake Coeur d’Alene in northern Idaho.
The former pastor who shot and killed his wife and son drove to San Marcos and “choked out” his daughter before taking his own life.
We are learning new details about the double murder-suicide that occurred in Vallejo on Feb. 13.
Police say a man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and their 4-year-old son before turning the gun on himself in Vallejo.
The father at the centre of the car fire in Brisbane that left three children and his wife dead had posted a video of him wrestling with his children in the weeks before the horrific incident.
Former NRL player and CrossFit coach Rowan Baxter’s Facebook page is littered with photos and videos of his three children, Laianah, Aaliyah and Trey, who died along with their parents in the blaze in Camp Hill this morning.
The fire left his wife Hannah Baxter, a fellow fitness coach at the couple’s Integr8 gym in Capalaba, in a critical condition with severe burns however she later died in hospital.
Police in Idaho have found a cellphone belonging to 17-year-old Tylee Ryan, who, along with her 7-year-old adopted brother, JJ Vallow, hasn’t been seen since September, a source close to the investigation told CBS News. It appears her phone was found in Hawaii with her mother, Lori Vallow, who has been considered a person of interest in the case.
New surveillance footage might give investigators fresh clues into the disappearance of two Idaho kids. The video appears to show their mother, Lori Vallow, at a storage facility near their home shortly after 7 year old J.J. and 17 year old Tylee Ryan were last seen in September.
Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut real estate developer charged with murder in the death of his estranged wife, died at a New York City hospital two days after attempting suicide at his home, his attorney said.
They should have been celebrating Makeva Jenkins’ 34th birthday. Instead her family stood with a Palm Beach County sheriff’s detective on Aug. 9, 2017, and asked the public to help find her killer.
Over a five hour period, a 16-year-old Grantsville boy waited for each member of his family to come home so he could shoot and kill them, according to prosecutors.
A Smiths Station mother, grandfather, and grandmother are facing charges in what Lee County investigators are calling a chilling case of child abuse involving a real-life house of horrors.
The Secunda community is reeling in shock after a man shot his wife, their disabled child, his mother and then himself.
Authorities say a pregnant woman was stabbed to death at her home near the Texas capital and her brother has been charged in her murder.
A 12-year-old Texas boy likely saved the lives of his great-grandparents when his older brother started stabbing them in the neck and the head during a car ride, authorities said Monday.
A Mexican mother and daughter have been tortured and killed after posting a photo of them posing with a fake assault rifle that reportedly led to them being mixed up with a criminal gang.
Police say a 19-year-old Texas man has been charged with capital murder after confessing to killing his pregnant sister and leaving her body in an alley.
How to enjoy a nice quiet holiday with your family this year.
Authorities say a 30-year-old ex-Marine walked into a Florida police station and confessed to fatally shooting his parents and two dogs.
Stephen Waterson reversed the seat of his Audi convertible, squashing his girlfriend’s three-year-old son in the footwell behind him.
Pamela Kreimeyer died after the explosion sent debris flying at her Iowa home on Saturday. She was struck in the head by a piece of metal and died instantly, Marion County police said.
Jorge Israel Villafuerte Elizalde was arrested Tuesday night in Mexico City after he ‘stabbed and burned’ his six children, killing his 12-year-old daughter.
A Quebec mother convicted in the killings of her two young daughters was clearly suffering from mental illness even if she was found criminally responsible for her act, a Quebec Superior Court justice ruled Wednesday as she sentenced Adele Sorella to a minimum of 10 years in prison.
A jury sentenced a North Texas father Wednesday to life in prison in the 2017 death of his 3-year-old daughter, whom he claims choked on milk before he panicked and placed her body in a culvert.
A boy who went missing when he was 5 years old has been accused of killing his own father 11 years later. Missing person posters were plastered around Houston in 2008 when Anthony Templet went missing.
WARNING: Distressing content | Seconds before Timothy Jones Jr wrapped his hands around his eldest daughter’s neck and strangled the life out of her, she uttered four final, heartbreaking words: “Daddy, I love you.”
According to an initial investigation, the child was beaten to death with a coconut leaf stalk and a PVC pipe, they said.
A 19-year-old Barrhead man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly assaulted his mother, leaving her in critical condition. RCMP responded to a Barrhead home at about 7:40 p.m. Friday after receiving a request for assistance from paramedics who were treating a 45-year-old woman with serious injuries. She remains in critical but stable condition, RCMP said.
A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for his wife’s murder, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother’s buried body 21 years later.
The Crown intends to argue Mark Okute (aka Lecaine) should have been convicted of attempted murder for stabbing and nearly killing his son.