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What Investigating My Stepsister’s Murder Taught Me About Life

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“This is a story that should be told,” District Attorney Sandra Doorley declared. She was perched above me on her enormous desk, with her blond ponytail and leopard-print skirt, one rain-chilled June morning in 2015. Her office windows overlooked Rochester’s Aqueduct Building and its famous copper Mercury stretching one arm to the sky.

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FBI Releases Images Of Israel Keyes’ Skull Drawings In Hopes Of Identifying More Possible Victims

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released new evidence in a serial killer case in hopes that more of his victims can be identified.

Eleven drawings of skulls that serial killer Israel Keyes made with his own blood were revealed on a Saturday episode of CBS’ “48 Hours.” While in prison he made the gruesome creations, which investigators believe represent the amount of victims he killed: 11.

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LAPD seeks tips in investigation of fatal shooting in Pacoima

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The Los Angeles Police Department pleaded for tips from the public Sunday in the investigation of a fatal shooting in Pacoima.

Officers responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon in the 13200 block of Cornelius Street at 10:45 p.m. Saturday, according to LAPD. They found Davon Pledger, a 26-year-old Van Nuys resident, lying on the ground and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Crime Watch Daily investigates death of Martha Morgan

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It is the ultimate horror. Walking in to find your loved one shot to death. And it’s what Dennis Morgan says he witnessed.

However, instead of grieving with their father, now two of his children are raising serious questions about what really happened inside that bedroom.

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Tx. College Student Who Vanished 1 Year Ago Is Found Buried, and 3 Men Are Charged with Murder

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One year to the day that a Texas man was reported missing, authorities found what they believe to be his body — and three men are now behind bars on murder charges.

The missing man, 21-year-old college student Zuhyr Kaleem, of Katy, was last seen on April 28, 2019, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The case was classified as a homicide last August, reports KBTX.

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The best true crime documentaries on Hulu

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The truth can be stranger than fiction.

True crime shines a spotlight on the darker side of the human condition – and viewers just can’t get enough of it. Attempting to crack the code of a case in hopes of justice finally being served can be thrilling for many, especially for those seeking their next binge-watching fix. Amazon Prime and Netflix have plenty of options, but Hulu also offers several noteworthy picks just waiting for you to stream right now.

 

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Hometown Heroes: Meet LAPD Homicide Detective Sharon Kim

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We were so lucky to chat with Homicide Detective Sharon Kim about her life of catching killers in Los Angeles. Detective Sharon even had to reschedule our interview because she was in the middle of arresting a murderer.  Badass! It’s all a day in the life of a hero! Detective Sharon is a real life Olivia Benson, and previously worked in the sexual assault unit of LAPD earlier in her career. We sat down to discuss her love of true crime and what inspired her to become a detective.

‘Bully’ Dad allegedly kills wife, 2 young children & family dog amid coronavirus lockdown

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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.

‘Forgotten West Memphis Three’ doc aims to give victims of notorious crime ‘their voices back,’ host says

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Bob Ruff is hopeful that one of the biggest mysteries to rock Arkansas will finally be solved.

The former fire chief, arson investigator and host of the “Truth and Justice” podcast is launching a docu-series titled “The Forgotten West Memphis Three” on Oxygen, which reexamines the 1993 murders of three 8-year-old boys: Stevie Branch, Michael Moore and Christopher Byers.

Authorities await autopsy in Tennessee missing girl case

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At a press conference Friday night, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said they believed they found the remains of Evelyn Mae Boswell earlier that evening. The remains are being sent for autopsy and positive identification, Sheriff Jeff Cassidy said. Authorities acting on a tip found the remains on a property in Blountville that is owned by a relative of Evelyn’s mother, the sheriff said.

Man charged with murder after woman found dead at Timberland’s N.H. headquarters

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A 20-year-old man will be arraigned Monday on a murder charge after a woman was found dead at Timberland’s headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire, authorities said.

The New Hampshire State Police and the Stratham Police Department responded to the outdoor wear company’s main offices around 4 p.m. Sunday, according to a statement from the office of Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, which was also on scene.

Man Accused of Killing 5 of His Babies in Cold Case That Has Haunted Investigators for Years

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A California man has been arrested for the killings of five of his infant children more than a decade after the infants’ deaths.
Thanks to new DNA technology, authorities were able to identify a deceased infant found by a fisherman in March 2007 in a sealed container weighed down with “heavy objects” as Nikko Lee Perez, authorities said.

Phoenix mom confesses to killing her children, an infant and 2 toddlers: police

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Police in Phoenix said Tuesday a 22-year-old woman has been arrested after confessing to killing her three children — an infant and two toddlers.

“Right now, we can tell you she admitted to doing this to the children, and that’s where we’re going and that’s where the investigation is at this point,” Phoenix police Sgt. Mercedes Fortune told Fox 10 Phoenix.

The children were a 7-month-old girl, a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy, police said.

Maryland police identify pilot killed in plane crash

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LANHAM, Md. — The New York pilot who died when his plane crashed into a suburban Washington, D.C., home was communicating with air traffic controllers before impact, a federal investigator said Monday.

But it wasn’t immediately clear whether Gordon Allen, 61, of The Bronx, reported any problems to controllers before his single-engine aircraft crashed into a home’s carport in Lanham, Maryland, on Sunday afternoon, said National Transportation Safety Board air safety investigator Doug Brazy.

Costa del Sol: Pool deaths investigation can be closed, say Spanish police

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Police investigating the deaths of a British man and his two children in a pool at a resort on the Costa Del Sol have said the case can be closed after concluding their initial report.

Gabriel Diya, 52, his daughter Comfort, nine, and his son Praise-Emmanuel, 16, drowned on Christmas Eve.

A police spokesman described it as a freak accident and put it down to a lack of swimming ability.

But Gabriel Diya’s wife, Olubunmi, wants the investigation to continue.

Second homeless man killed – head arms and legs sliced off

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A SECOND homeless man has been brutally murdered in Ireland – two months after the first.

Francis Dunne, also known as Frankie, was found decapitated with his arms and legs cut off after the 64-year-old went missing in Cork on Christmas Day. He was found in undergrowth near a boarded-up derelict property called Castlegreina House which is used by homeless people after he vanished for three days. A murder probe has been launched and is the second in as many months.

Barrister who bludgeoned fox to death with baseball bat faces calls for police to investigate as killing branded ‘disgusting’

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A leading barrister who bludgeoned a fox to death with a baseball bat is facing calls for police to investigate the killing, as he is branded “disgusting” by an MP.

Jolyon Maugham QC was accused of acting barbarically by animal rights supporters and calls have now emerged for him to face legal action over the killing.