An ongoing investigation of the disappearance of Angela Mack Cox and her son, Mikey, is now closed after a woman, Barbara Krusen, confessed that her husband, Clarence Krusen, killed them. However, Clarence has been dead since 2012 after being fatally shot, and Barbara will not face charges in connection to the case- so where is the justice for this mother and son?
Larry Bollin has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in addition to murder after shooting up the cabinet-supply company he worked at on Thursday.
Kori Gauthier’s car was found abandoned on the Mississippi River Bridge Wednesday after another vehicle crashed into it, but the college freshman is still missing. The Baton Rouge Police and LSU Police are currently working on finding Kori and solving the mystery of why her car had been abandoned on the bridge in the first place. Kori’s family is offering a $10,000 reward for her safe return.
Travis Rudolph, a former NFL player for Florida State, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in a double shooting in Palm Beach County on Wednesday. The double shooting occurred early Wednesday morning in Lake Park, Florida and resulted in the serious injury of a man that was transported to a local hospital from the scene, and the death of another man who was found “a short distance away” in the city of West Palm Beach.
Criminal investigation has been made popular by true crime shows, documentaries, and movies. However, becoming a criminal investigator is not an easy task. There are two ways to enter into this profession; going through the police academy and working up through the ranks of law enforcement, or working as a private investigator and networking until you have gained enough experience and resources to be hired as a criminal investigator
New podcasts climb onto the trending charts every day and it can be hard to keep track of the new shows that you want to try out. However, MurderMurder News has you covered: if you’re into subtle comedy, thoroughly researched investigative endeavors, and captivating story-telling, then these eight podcasts are the best true crime shows for you to binge right now.
A Texas family of six were found dead inside their home early Monday morning following an apparent mass murder-suicide via two brothers. On Monday afternoon, police identified the bodies as 77-year-old grandmother Altafun Nessa; 54-year-old father Towhidul Islam; 56-year-old mother Iren Islam; 21-year-old Tanvir Towhid; and 19-year-old twins Farhan Towhid and his sister Farbin Towhid.
A deadly road rage incident led to the fatal shooting of Julie Eberly, a 47-year-old mother of six who was riding in the passenger seat of her car alongside her husband on March 25. On Thursday, the man behind the gun was tracked down by investigators and arrested.
Aminadab Gonzalez has been identified as the individual who fatally shot four people at a business park in Orange, California on Wednesday. According to Lieutenant Jennifer Amat of the Orange Police Department, it is believed that the shooting was related to a “business and personal relationship which existed between the suspect and all of the victims.”
Brandon Elliot was arrested on Wednesday after viciously attacking a 65-year-old Filipino immigrant two days prior. The woman, later identified to be Vilma Kari, was on her way to church near Times Square in New York City when Elliot kicked her down and began beating her. He kicked Kari in the stomach and stomped on her face, shouted anti-Asian slurs and told her, “you don’t belong here.”
An Oklahoma pastor’s wife was arrested alongside the couple’s mutual lover and charged with murdering her husband in the first-degree. David Evans, a pastor for Harmony Free Will Baptist church in Ada, Oklahoma, was on a missionary trip to Mexico in the weeks leading up to his death. During this time, the pastor’s wife, Kristie Evans, and their lover, Kahlil Square, planned out his murder.
Three separate shootings killed two people and injured eight at the Virginia Beach Resort Area late Friday night. If you or anyone you know may have information regarding any of the shootings, Virginia Beach Police Department encourages you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887.
The teens who had assaulted Mohammad Anwar with a taser and caused a fatal car crash on Tuesday have been charged with felony murder and armed carjacking. The suspects, two teenage girls aged 13 and 15, attempted to carjack the 66-year-old man around 4:30 pm on Tuesday while he was working as an Uber Eats food delivery driver in Washington, D.C.
A teen is wanted for attempted murder after he tried to run over two women with his car on Saturday afternoon in Northfield, Vermont. A warrant is now out for Aleksander Cherkasov’s arrest and he is being charged with two counts of attempted murder in the second-degree.
Jesse Aylward was confirmed as Virginia Hannon’s killer on Thursday after DNA evidence connected him to the crime scene of Hannon’s brutal death on February 13, 1984. Although detectives continuously searched for Hannon’s killer, a lead in the case didn’t arise until a tipster called the police in February of last year and claimed that Aylward had confessed to killing someone in Pembroke several years earlier.
Rodney Hargrove was fatally shot inside the gates of the Curran-Fromhold Correction Facility in Philadelphia just one hour after he was released from the prison on Thursday.
Samiah Downing’s killers, Ronald Greer and his girlfriend Bianca Stanch, were sentenced to 32 years in prison this week. Samiah, Greer’s daughter, had been routinely beaten, tortured, and forced into dehydration before the time of her death in 2012.
After premiering the sixth season of its Original Series last Sunday, HLN’s “How It Really Happened” is delving into the story of dangerous criminals Richard Matt and David Sweat and their shocking escape from Clinton Correctional Facility on June 5, 2015. You can catch this episode on Sunday, March 21 at 9 pm to 11 pm ET/PT.
Jasmin Cigarroa’s husband, Jonathan Nuno Mijangos, was arrested on first-degree murder charges after his wife’s remains were discovered on Friday morning. Jasmin, 24, was reported missing to the Denver Police Department on March 10. According to her brother, Mijangos said that his wife had gone out with her friends on Monday night but did not return home. However, Jasmin’s family does not believe that this is true.
The sixth season of HLN’s longest running original series “How It Really Happened with Hill Harper” is premiering Sunday, March 14 at 9 pm to 11 pm with the disturbing case of missing Utah mom Susan Powell.
Sean Lannon was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday morning for his suspected connection with multiple murders that occurred across the United States over the last two weeks.
Authorities identified the skeletal remains of a pregnant woman who had been discovered in a well 33 years ago as Lisa Todd on Tuesday. Todd’s remains were found at the old Publicker Distillery in Bensalem, Pennsylvania inn 1988, but the 17-year-old had disappeared from Philadelphia in October 1985.
On the morning of June 12, 2018, Wesley Billingsly was seen driving his Ford Expedition around Pacific Beach, honking and waving at friends as he passed by. However, after failing to show up for dinner with friends later that evening, Wesley was never seen again. Although it has been nearly three years since Wesley’s disappearance, his mother Christel Billingsly has never given up hope nor stopped searching for her son.
Two men were arrested and charged with the murder of a 19-year-old houseless woman that was found wrapped in plastic in Manhattan’s Fulton Fish Market this weekend. The victim, who police have identified as Rosalee Sanchez, was found inside the vacant warehouse of the fish market on Saturday morning by Austin Boehm, 25, and Christian Mercado, 20. However, once the police arrived on the scene, the two men were arrested and taken into custody under suspicion that they were involved in Sanchez’s death.
Dallas police officer Bryan Riser was arrested Thursday and charged with arranging the kidnappings and murders of two unrelated victims back in 2017.
Blatti, 75, was accused of writing prescriptions for massive quantities of opioids for patients that were heavily addicted to pain killers, which ultimately led to the endangerment of six lives in addition to five patients that fatally overdosed.
Today, most transgender murder cases continue to remain unsolved in the United States because police are struggling to connect with LGBTQ+ communities and properly represent victims in the media. Several experts and advocates for the transgender and LGBTQ+ communities have stated that United States police routinely fail to protect transgender victims via illformed state hate crime laws and improper identification practices such as misgendering and misnaming individuals.
After an arraignment on Wednesday, notorious New York City “Subway Attacker” Khari Covington is now facing a 52-count indictment against him for burglary, assault and strangulation as hate crimes. Covington allegedly targeted “light-skinned women” during a string of attacks that occurred between August 2020 and January 4 in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood. Most of the attacks happened in the Morgan Avenue subway station, but one took place near the station and another at a smoke shop.
Lady Gaga is offering a $500,000 reward for the return of her beloved French bulldogs after they were stolen and her dog walker was shot on Wednesday night.
Lawrence Paul Anderson, who was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and a single count of felony maiming and assault with a deadly weapon this week, asked to be held in the Grady County Jail without bail. According to police, Anderson had fatally stabbed his family’s neighbor Andrea Lynn Blankenship, “cut her heart out” and attempted to serve the organ to his aunt and uncle with potatoes. Anderson, 42, then attacked his uncle Leon Pye, his aunt Delsie and his four-year-old cousin.
Vincent Muscat plead guilty to the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia Tuesday.
Muscat, also known as il-Koħħu, is one of three suspects in the 2017 murder of the investigative journalist. He appeared in court Tuesday and received a plea deal for his cooperation with the Maltese police. He shared vital information in the case and received 15 years in jail.
On Thursday, the body that had been found on the Crow Reservation in Montana was confirmed to belong to 8-year-old Mildred Old Crow. Mildred was reported missing in November of 2020 after non-custodial family members stated that they had not seen the young girl since July 2018.
Bryan Snow was charged with second-degree domestic abuse and endangering the welfare of a child after police rescued his disabled girlfriend and twin girls from severe neglect. Snow’s girlfriend reportedly has Multiple Sclerosis and had been left in the bathtub completely naked and sitting in several inches of feces and urine. After saving Snow’s girlfriend, police returned to the Missouri man’s home and found two five-year-old girls. Police officers stated that the twins were extremely malnourished and were eating out of a cereal bag.
Charles Polevich was arrested on Wednesday and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal car accident that killed Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, last Friday. Maraj had been walking on the street when Polevich struck the 64-year-old pedestrian with his vehicle at 6:15 pm. According to police, Polevich stopped and exited his car to check on the injured man. Yet, rather than helping Maraj and calling 911, Polevich fled the scene.
The Crime Stoppers award for finding the murderer of 12-year-old David Mack was raised to $10,000 on Monday. David was last seen by his grandmother around 3 pm on February 9 when he told her that he was going over to a friend’s house. The Atlanta native’s family reported him missing at 8:45 pm that same night when he failed to return home.
Ariel Robinson, a former winner on Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America, was denied her bail request of $40,000 on Friday after claiming that the death of her three-year-old foster daughter was caused by ingesting too much water rather than by her own hand.
Tracy Ray Rollins, a 28-year-old long-haul truck driver from Dallas, Texas, was arrested and charged Wednesday with the murder of Rebecca Landrith. Landrith’s body was found by a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) worker around 7 am Sunday near an 1-80 eastbound exit ramp by the Mile Run interchange.
Lindsay Overbay was killed in a shooting at a Minnesota medical clinic that left four others injured on Tuesday. Overbay, 37, was a medical assistant at Allina Health Urgent Care – Buffalo Crossroads clinic and a mother of two children. After being shot multiple times by the gunman, Overbay sustained life-threatening injuries that she eventually succumbed to after surgery late Tuesday night.
Just one day after reporting her missing, authorities arrested Jonathan Greyblood on Sunday under the suspicion that he killed his wife Jeanine.
Kaylah Blackmon, a missing Wichita teen, was found dead in her gray 2005 Ford Escape early on Thursday morning. Blackmon, 18, was previously considered to be in danger after her 17-year-old boyfriend, Michael Beasley, was found dead outside of an abandoned church on Monday morning.
Patricia Derges, a Missouri state representative, has been indicted for allegedly selling fake stem cell treatments for several different diseases, including Covid-19. Derges, 63, injected clients of Ozark Valley Medical Clinic with amniotic fluid that she claimed contained stem cells. According to the grand jury indictment that was unsealed on Monday, these “regenerative” treatments were actually acellular (sans stem cells).
Buziak, 24, was showing a home to an unknown couple on the evening of February 2, 2008, when she was stabbed to death in the upstairs bedroom. Saanich police have now announced that they are working with the RCMP and the FBI to take a new look into the case. The task force will be retesting crime scene evidence and reviewing digital evidence with new technology that was not available at the time of the murder.
Joshua Colon, Florida’s 2020 “Paramedic of the Year,” was charged this week for his role in the theft of three Moderna Covid-19 vaccine doses. The Polk County paramedic resigned from his position on January 22 and was arrested on Monday. He is currently facing charges for misconduct, fraud, and forgery after falsifying paperwork that he used to cover up his vaccine theft.
Texas pediatrician Dr. Bharat Narumanchi fatally shot Dr. Katherine Dodson during a hostage situation in the offices of Children’s Medical Group on Tuesday before turning the gun on himself. Dr. Narumanchi, 43, was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer and had visited the medical offices just last week to apply for a volunteer position.
Following an investigation into a deadly 2019 drug raid, nine police officers from the Houston Police Department narcotics squad were discovered to have been stealing overtime money from the department and have since been charged. Although the investigation into the alleged money scheme is ongoing, an audit of the narcotics unit from July 2020 did find that the officers rarely carried out thorough investigations and often overpaid informants for the seizure of minuscule amounts of drugs.
Police are searching for Sacramento resident Jerry Lee Adams after connecting him to a set of human remains found in the Sierra foothills. The remains were found on January 16 after several agencies searched an area near West Point. Following DNA testing, the remains were confirmed to belong to missing 27-year-old Savana Burger.
After being kidnapped from their New York foster home on Monday night, Shekeria and Dimitri Cash were found safe in Alabama on Wednesday evening. The children were found under the backseat floorboard of a rental car, concealed by a blanket. The woman that was driving the vehicle was taken into custody in Alabama and is currently being questioned.
In the last hours of his role as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump pardoned prominent rap figures such as Lil Wayne, Kodak Black and Death Row Records co-founder Michael Harris. Although Trump used the last days of his presidency to pardon or commutate the prison sentences of 143 people, countless social media users have expressed their confusion over the former president’s decision to grant clemency to certain artists over others.
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.
On January 14th, Graeme Perks, 65, was stabbed in his own home in Nottinghamshire at 4:15am. Perks suffered puncture wounds to both his abdomen and chest.
The search continues for missing mother Maya Millete, who vanished from her Chula Vista home on the evening of January 7. Millete’s sister, Maricris Drouaillet, posited that Millete may have left with just her ID, possibly her phone, and maybe her credit card— although there has not been any financial activity on the card since she went missing.
The FBI is tracking down and charging anyone who participated in illegal activity during last Wednesday’s violent riots at the U.S. Capitol for their misdemeanor and/or felony crimes.
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Adam Johnson was arrested on Friday for his involvement in Wednesday’s violent riots on the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Johnson, 36, was taken into custody at the Pinellas County jail by federal marshals and is currently being held on a U.S. Marshal’s warrant. His arrest followed a viral photo photo of him at Wednesday’s riot that spread across the internet.
Florida resident Trodarius Rainey was found dead Monday morning after he and his girlfriend suspiciously disappeared last Wednesday. The 26-year-old was discovered in a wooded area of Lake Jesup Park in Sanford, Florida just before 10 a.m. His death is currently being investigated as a homicide and police are continuing to search for his girlfriend, 35-year-old Tiffany Church.
On New Year’s Eve, 23-year-old Christine Angelica Dacera checked into the City Garden Hotel in Makati, Manila. Dacera was looking forward to celebrating the new year with several of her friends and colleagues…the next day fellow party-goer, Rommel Galida, awoke to find Dacera in the empty hotel bathtub…unresponsive.
Thanks to Covid-19, tame is the name of the game for this New Year’s Eve! Instead of partying with your friends and ringing in the new year with a kiss from a stranger, you’re likely going to be socially distancing at home. However, after a look at these top five worst New Year’s Eve’s of all time, maybe staying inside isn’t such a bad idea after all.
David Misch has finally been charged with the 1988 murder of 9-year-old Michaela Garecht after DNA evidence connected him to the crime scene. Before he became a suspect in Michaela’s case, Misch was already in prison for committing three other other murders that occurred around the same time that Michaela was abducted.
A Fayetteville man and a pregnant woman are found dead from a murder-suicide on Sunday night. According to ABC 11, the tragic event took place along the 900 block of Willow Street around 7:00 pm.
Police are searching for a missing Pennsylvanian man after he disappeared on Saturday, December 12, in Nazareth. Kenneth Maurice Ennis, 31, was last seen on Saturday morning around 11:30 pm on Chestnut Street in the Nazareth Borough.
Peter Nygard, the CEO of now-defunct fashion company Nygard International, has been arrested and charged with sex trafficking and racketeering after being extradited from Canada to the United States on Monday. Nygard, 79, has been accused of using his fortune and influence to “recruit and maintain adult and minor-aged female victims” over the last 25 years for the “sexual gratification” of himself and “his friends and business associates.”
A Georgia babysitter is arrested and charged for the murder of 2-year-old Fallon Fridley on Tuesday. Kirstie Flood, 29, was a full-time babysitter who had taken care of Fallon since August, reveals Metro UK.
‘Tis the season for Christmas carols and cheer, but here’s a list of holiday’s to fear: The 12 Murders of Christmas, or the 12 Christmases that went terribly wrong and were decidedly devoid of good tidings, comfort, and joy.
Police search for a missing 3-year-old boy after his mother is found dead on Saturday morning in Cincinnati, Ohio. Investigators are on high alert after Nyteisha Lattimore, a Walnut Hills mother of missing 3-year-old Nylo, was stabbed multiple times by her boyfriend, 20-year-old Desean Brown.
Luis Rodriguez-Mena was extradited from Mexico and arrested by Des Plaines, Illinois police on Thursday for the 1999 murder of flight attendant Young Kavila. Kavila, 30, was killed on November 30, 1999 after arriving in Chicago on a flight. She headed to her apartment in Des Plaines around 10 p.m., where Rodriguez-Mena had allegedly been waiting for her, and was attacked in her kitchen.
A Kansas mother faces child endangerment charges after her missing 3-year-old daughter is found safe. Noriyah King, 3, was last seen in 38th Street and Highland Avenue around 7 pm. on Thursday, December 10.
Fort Hood, the Army’s Armored Corps base, is under intensified scrutiny after the Army announced Tuesday that investigations into the 31 soldier deaths that occurred in 2020 will result in the punishment of 14 senior officers. According to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, the issues at Fort Hood (including sexual harassment and sexual assault) are “directly related to leadership failure.”
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.
Police are in search of a missing 23-year-old woman who disappeared on August 22 in Jacksonville, Florida. Brittany Palmer, 23, was last seen on Saturday, August 22, in Baldwin and Barber street.
A cold case is solved after more than 17 years of being in the dark when police arrested Antoinette Briley, 41, of Holland, Michigan, on Friday. She is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of her newborn twin sons.
Police are searching for an unknown man who gave hiker Esther Dingley a lift down the mountains three days before she went missing on November 22. Esther, 37, was reported missing on November 25, days after she last texted a picture of the 8,983 ft Pic de Sauvegarde mountain to her boyfriend, Dan Colegate, on the border of France and Spain.
Police are in search of missing 15-year-old Charlie, who disappeared in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. According to police, family and friends last saw him near the 7900 block of Brooklyn Boulevard in Brooklyn Park.
This Thanksgiving marks the 10th anniversary of the Skelton brothers’ disappearance that occurred on November 26, 2010. Andrew, Alexander, and Tanner Skelton, aged 9, 7, and 5 years old, went missing after their father, John Skelton, took them away from their mother, Tanya Zuvers, in the middle of a divorce and custody battle.
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.
A missing 21-year-old man who disappeared on September 22 is found dead on Thursday. Juan Hernandez was working at the “VIP Collective LA” in the 8100 block of Western Avenue in South Los Angeles when he mysteriously vanished. According to ABC 7, his car had been found two days later with the engine left running not far away from his job. Sadly, the investigation into the disappearance of Juan Hernandez came to an end when officials found his remains in a shallow grave in an area North of Barstow near Interstate 15.
A second teen has been arrested and charged with her classmate’s murder on Monday in Newark, Delaware. Annika Stalczynski, 17, was arrested in her home after a New Castle County Grand Jury indicted her with first-degree murder. The horror unfolded after 17-year-old Madison Sparrow, a junior in Newark Charter High School didn’t come home from shopping with a friend on October 2. After her mother reported her missing around 8:30 pm, officials found her body the next day.
Police were called to the home early Saturday, finding Chute and Sproul dead on the front porch from gunshot wounds.
A New Jersey Deacon is arrested and charged with possessing child pornography on Thursday. Anthony Laterza, 70, had served as deacon of St. John’s in November and December of 2019 before he was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of child pornography.
A vigil for 15-year-old Gloria Maria Alvarado is held on Thursday in Taylor, Michigan. The teenage girl has been missing since Sunday, November 1. Things took a turn for the worse when Tina Alvarado went to her daughter’s room and found her missing. She is the last person to see Gloria before she went to bed and disappeared the next day.
Police have arrested another suspect for the murder of a Mormon family in Mexico. As of today, investigators have arrested 12 Mexican fugitives connected with the slaying of nine American women and children in Sonora, Mexico, on November 4, 2019. According to ABC7, the suspect arrested was responsible for ambushing the family last November. However, only two of the suspects arrested for the killings have been accused of murder.
The boyfriend of 21-year-old Bethany Anne Decker is charged with her 2011 disappearance on Monday. Bethany, a student of George Mason University, had been pregnant five months before she suddenly went missing on January 29, 2011, in Loudon County, Virginia. According to WUSA9, Bethany lived with her boyfriend, 40-year-old Ronald Roldan, in her Ashburn apartment; at the same time, her husband, Emile Decker, was deployed in Afghanistan. After her disappearance, investigators learned that Bethany had been in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend. Consequently, Ronald, the father of Bethany’s unborn child, would be the last person to see her alive.