In an update to a previous article, Wednesday Luis Martinez-Romero was charged with kidnapping of a minor and second-degree sexual assault. Martinez-Romero, 34, was caught on video kidnapping a 9-year-old girl Monday.
A 9-year-old girl was abducted Monday on camera in Providence, Rhode Island. An unnamed girl is seen in this video being snatched from behind and put into a grey SUV. The suspect then returned the girl to the same location at a later time. It is not clear however if she was returned within the same day.
A 55-year old Hispanic man is wrongly accused of kidnapping his grandson in Torrance, California. Abel Mata, a seventh-grade history teacher, was babysitting his two-year-old grandson on Friday morning when police showed up at the 700 block of Border Avenue.
Insider reports that a white woman started shouting at Mata for walking with his light-skinned grandson. She accused Mata of kidnapping the two-year-old toddler and called police. After questioning Mata, they quickly realized that someone had falsely accused him of a crime.
Police are looking for the whereabouts of a woman who attempted to kidnap a 14-year-old girl in the city of Lake Forest, Orange County. On Tuesday, September 29, a 14-year-old girl was walking home from school around 12:30 pm when the incident occurred. While waiting for the light to change at the intersection of Lake Forest Drive and Serrano, a female driver approached the teenage girl. News Break states that the woman was trying to coerce the girl to get in her car by telling the victim that her mom was at the hospital.
A 77-year-old man from Fort Worth Texas, has been arrested for the 1974 murder of a teenage girl on Monday morning. According to CBS Austin, police arrested Glen McCurley and charged him with capital murder for the slaying of 17-year-old Carla Walker
On February 17, 1974, Carla and her boyfriend parked outside a bowling alley during a Valentine’s Day party. The Washington Post reports that McCurley pistol-whipped the boy and then kidnapped Carla from the parking lot. Three days later, she is found stuffed inside an underground tunnel near Lake Benbrook.
Serial Killers, what are they? Criminals, Psychopaths, and Charming? Believe it or not, most serial killers share traits of charm, kindness, and charisma. Some can use these traits in their favor, seducing victims and the public alike. These combined traits mimic their humanity and empathy for other human beings, making them the most dangerous and sinister predators of all. Here are some of the most charming serial killers that we have seen so far.
An amber alert has been issued for one-month-old Armaidre Antwan Marquie Argumon, last seen on Friday, September 18. According to KSAT, the infant was last seen at 8:30 am in the 500 block of Old Forest Road in Wells, Texas. Armaidre is described as 22 inches tall and weighs 9 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, and last seen wearing a diaper.
Three family members are arrested for the murder of a Newton, Mississippi woman. According to WLBT, first responders received a call around 10:30 am on Sunday, September 6. They arrived at 989 Pecan Road and found Marian Roncali dead at the residence. After first responders suspected Roncali’s death as foul play, police arrested 46-year-old Carlos Roncali. According to WTOK, investigators later issued arrest warrants for Carlos Roncali’s mother and father, Sherry and James Roncali.
While this seemingly never-ending period of quarantine has gifted us plenty of television to obsess over (looking at you, Little Fires Everywhere, Normal People, Upload, and so many others), no series compares to the darkly alluring pull of HBO’s Perry Mason.
“Operation Not Forgotten” led by the U.S Marshals Service (USMS) Missing Child Unit, Georgia state and local agencies along with others, worked together to find 39 children from Atlanta and Macon, Georgia.
According to a press release by the USMS, the state of Georgia and local agencies conducted a two-week operation that rescued 26 children and found the safe location of 13 others.
The Corpus Christi Police Department confirmed with us this afternoon that Thomas Hutchins, the suspect involved in this kidnapping case, was taken into custody at a home in Three Rivers about 2:20 p.m. Saturday.
A Tennessee couple is accused of kidnapping, torturing and sexually assaulting a woman before murdering her. They had initially offered her a place to stay, according to police.
Two young teenage Arizona sisters were kidnapped by their uncle this week and left by the side of the highway, one dead and the other critically injured, according to the sources.
Peter Manfredonia has been charged in connection with the murder of Nicholas Eisele and the kidnapping of a woman.
A 26-year-old man faces murder and kidnapping charges in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl during a violent carjacking in Pico Rivera over the weekend, officials said Wednesday.
An Arkansas man who was arrested for kidnapping two children has been identified as the Little Rock Mayor’s brother.
A 3-year-old boy who was reportedly abducted by his father Friday evening at a Roswell apartment complex has been located and is safe, police said.
Police are trying to determine whether someone was kidnapped in eastern Birmingham Friday evening. Officers from the city’s East Precinct responded about 6 p.m. to a report of a kidnapping in the 1100 block of Camelia Road, said Sgt. Rod Mauldin.
31-year-old Brandon Abell, of Tampico, is charged with the kidnapping and rape of a 12-year-old runaway in Rockford. According to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, police received a report of a sexual assault of a juvenile on June 22nd.
A Long Island man tried to drag a 7-year-old girl from her New York City on bedroom Monday but her parents were able to stop the man after hearing her screams for help.
The state’s highest court on Friday made what amounts to a technical correction in a 2011 Berkshire County triple-murder case linked to the Hells Angels.
Denver Police are asking for help finding a 20-year-old woman who is wanted on for robbery and kidnapping charges. Isabelle DelCastillo is the suspect in a robbery that happened at 4856 N. Chambers Rd. on June 22 just before 11 a.m. Police did not release any details about the incident.
New Hampshire police have arrested two people in connection to an incident that left one man naked and tied to a tree.
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.
A man is now facing charges after a reported kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault at a Liberty car wash. Terry E. Campbell, 35, has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery, first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle and two counts of armed criminal action.
Durham police are looking for two men in connection to a kidnapping and armed robbery that took place at Lowe’s Home Improvement store on June 4.
During a press conference Thursday, authorities in California revealed the names of the four suspects who’ve been charged with kidnapping and murdering Tushar Atre last fall — and two of the men worked for the Santa Cruz-based tech executive.
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.
Nadine Chavez, Mercedes Gomez, Christina Gomez and Melissa Servin were taken into custody in connection with the death of Melissa Valenzuela
Emily Day is being charged as an accessory to the murder of Jonathan Riddle, which her boyfriend David Sanford Jr. is accused of committing.
Mark Gooch, 21, was arrested Tuesday at Luke Air Force Base near Phoenix, where he was stationed.
MurderMurder News presents the biggest true crime stories of the week! This week we discuss the disappearance of Gretchen Anthony, a kidnapping survival story, and Los Angeles non-violent inmate release. Plus, we have special guests, The Muck Podcast!
The victim was taken from her apartment in Canandaigua on Friday night
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.
Authorities in Louisiana say a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped
Joe Macias’ wife told authorities he came home after drinking, pushed her down, pulled her hair, and poured gasoline all over her before unsuccessfully trying to lit a cigarette.
The search for a Georgia man accused of killing three people and kidnapping his 2-year-old son ended Wednesday after an hours-long armed standoff in Florida.
Kyle said his teeth were pulled out by a pair of plyers as he was tortured in a house in Newcastle-under-Lyme
The ruler of Dubai orchestrated the abductions of two of his children – one from the streets of Cambridge – and subjected his youngest wife to a campaign of “intimidation”, a damning UK family court judgment has found.
It was all over a multi-million dollar drug debt from last summer.
Henri Piette was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping his stepdaughter in 1997
Roy Nellsch, 63, of Logan, Alabama, was indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury in Nashville
An Uber driver in southern Oregon is suspected of locking a passenger inside his car and raping her, according to police and court records.
Forty years ago, the term Stockholm Syndrome was coined at the end of a six-day bank siege. What is it and why is it cited time and again in hostage situations?
Just about everyone was hooked to Abducted in Plain Sight when it dropped on Netflix last year – and now, a podcast spin-off is set to launch.
The true-crime podcast, Obsessed with: Abducted in Plain Sight will drop next month and is set to delve deeper into the kidnappings with never-before-seen audio and a host of new interviews.
According to Deadline the podcast will be hosted by the documentary’s director, Skye Borgman and will be the first podcast from the Obsessed Network by Patrick Hinds.
An Uber driver in Virginia has been charged after police say he attempted to chase down someone who hit his car — without letting his passengers out.
Abducted in Plain Sight is getting a spin-off podcast that will dig deeper into the kidnappings of Jan Broberg by her neighbor Robert Berchtold
Gregg County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 30-year-old Lindale woman who is accused of taking part in a home robbery in which one of her accomplices was fatally shot and later dumped by a road, according to a report.
A NINE-HOUR hostage crisis in a village in UP’s Farrukhabad, where 23 children were held overnight by a 40-year-old man identified as a murder convict out on bail, ended with his killing by police. His wife died later in hospital early Friday after she was assaulted by a mob of local residents, police said.
Twenty-three children were rescued and the captor was killed by the Uttar Pradesh Police after an eight-hour standoff and encounter that started on Thursday evening in Farrukhabad district.
On January 12, 2007, FBI agents and police officers entered a small apartment in Kirkwood to cap their search for Ben Ownby, a boy who had been snatched four days before from a rural school bus stop in Franklin County. Sitting quietly on a sofa was a second boy, a teenager.
An Alabama woman was rescued from a man who allegedly kidnapped her at knife point and forced her into the back of a van after a witness called police and reported the incident.
Brookside police said the call 911 call from an unidentified citizen came in around 2.45pm on Sunday.
According to police, the witness said the suspect kidnapped the woman while brandishing a knife on Brookside Coalburg Road.
Magen Fieramusca has been charged not with Heidi’s death but with corpse tampering and kidnapping. Police found Heidi’s body in the trunk of a car on her Houston, Texas, property last week.
Clarisa Figueroa, 46, her daughter Desiree, 24, and Clarisa’s boyfriend Piotr Bobak, 40, all entered not guilty pleas on Wednesday for the deaths of Marlen Lopez and her baby Yadiel.