Police Discovered Bodies of Slain Tenn. Couple — and Granddaughter Is Accused of Murdering Them

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“At approximately 8 a.m., officers with the Camden Police Department conducted a welfare check at a home in the 100 block of Vicksburg Avenue and discovered both residents deceased inside,” reads a statement from investigators.

“During the course of the investigation, agents and investigators determined Katelyn Taylor, the granddaughter of the deceased individuals, as the person responsible,” the statement alleges.

Judge: Arkansas man to get third trial in son’s death

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A Benton County jury found Torres, 50, of Bella Vista, guilty of capital murder and battery during his retrial in the 2015 death of Isaiah Torres. He faced death or life in prison without parole.

Mauricio Torres’ 2016 conviction and death sentence were overturned by the Arkansas Supreme Court, which ruled 4-3 last April that Arkansas authorities couldn’t use rape as a justification for the murder conviction because the assault occurred in Missouri. Torres’ son died at an Arkansas hospital a day after the assault.

Man in love triangle gets to 22 years for killing teacher

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A Utah man who was in a love triangle and mistakenly killed a Virginia elementary school teacher was sentenced Friday to 22 years in prison.

Ed Shaw, 72, was sentenced after pleading guilty in October to second-degree murder in the death of Caroline Hendrix, The Virginian-Pilot reported.

Parents, grandmother indicted in Arizona boy’s death

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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.

Windsor man sentenced to eight years for killing his father

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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.

Mom found guilty of murdering boyfriend seeks lighter sentence under new law

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In a matter of weeks, Poughkeepsie mom Nikki Addimando could become the first person in New York state to receive a lighter murder sentence under a new law that shields survivors of domestic abuse.

In April, a jury found Addimando guilty of second-degree murder of 29-year-old Christopher Grover — her live-in boyfriend and the father of her two children.

Baby Savi: Where the brutal Orange County murder case stands one year later

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Police consider the killing one of the ‘most gruesome’ crimes to happen in Orange County.

February 19, 2020 will mark the one-year anniversary of the brutal slaying of a 2-year-old girl. Her father sits behind bars, charged with the crime. He’s waiting for his day in court.

Yovahnis Roque is accused of killing his daughter Savanna Roque on February 29, 2019.

Ohio woman’s plea for protection order rejected days before her slaying

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A 22-year-old Ohio woman whose body was found Tuesday in a wooded area was denied a civil protection order the previous week against her estranged husband, who is accused of killing her.

Alec Blair, 21, was arrested Tuesday and charged in the murder of his wife, Gaberien “Gabe” Clevenger. He remains in the Richland County Jail.

High-level murder investigation grips tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho

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Maesaiah Thabane, the first lady of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho, always knew how to make an entrance.

After weeks in hiding in South Africa, allegedly helped by a recently appointed spokesman who snuck her away in a government-issue car, Thabane crossed back into Lesotho last Tuesday, passing a phalanx of security forces, and promptly handed herself over to special police.

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 held for stabbing boy to death in Vadodara

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A 20-year-old man was arrested by the Narmada police on Monday for stabbing a 17-year-old boy to death during a wedding procession on February 7 over a petty issue.

According to police, young men from nearby villages had joined a wedding procession near Movi village when a clash broke out between two groups over the choice of songs and the dance.

Brittany Smith Loses Her Stand Your Ground Hearing

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In the January 20, 2020, issue of The New Yorker, I wrote about Brittany Smith, a woman from Stevenson, Alabama, who, in January, 2018, shot and killed a man who she said had raped her, threatened her life in her home, and then attacked her brother after he arrived to help.

NYPD officer, fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

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A veteran New York City police officer and his fiancée were arrested and charged with the murder of the man’s 8-year-old son, who froze to death in an unheated garage, authorities said Friday.

Michael Valva, 40, and Angela Pollina, 42, who both lived in the Long Island community of Center Moriches, were charged with second-degree murder in the death of Thomas Valva, Suffolk County police said.