A Washington, D.C., detective and seasoned police officer was found dead Friday night after an apparent murder-suicide, according to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. Timothy and Christina Francis were found deceased together in their bedroom. Police believe Christina had shot her husband before shooting herself.
Jacob Krzemski, who was suspected in the suspicious death of his Bay Area girlfriend in April was formally charged this week for murdering her. Krzemski brought Corina Lee to the hospital on April 8 claiming that she fallen while in the shower and hit her head on the toilet. Krzemski told the doctors that Lee had been recovering from a head injury that occurred just three days earlier after she allegedly fell off of her bike.
No matter how festive and joyous the occasion, Murderinos never stop fulfilling their insatiable hunger for true crime entertainment. Instead, they find themselves tuning into special holiday episodes of their favorite true crime podcasts, snuggling under a cozy blanket, and thoroughly spooking themselves whilst their less crime-savvy pals sing merry songs. To get ya’ll started on your holiday true crime journey, I’ve compiled a few of my favorite podcast episodes covering the infamous Lawson Family Murder case of 1929. Enjoy!
“The first thing out of his mouth was: ‘I want to confess to a murder I did years ago,’ ” Decatur Police Detective Sean Mukaddam said. “It’s the kind of phone call you don’t get every day.”
An Oklahoma man has been sentenced after murder-for-hire plot.
Sunday marks the sixth anniversary of Tamir Rice’s death after he was fatally shot by a policeman outside of a recreation center in Cleveland, Ohio. Tamir, 12, was carrying a replica pellet gun when he was shot by a white officer in 2014.
A suspect has been arrested and charged with the shooting at Sonic Drive-in Saturday night. It killed two people and hospitalized two others, according to police.
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.
Fingerprints have been found on the bottle thought to have used to kill in Kitty Kat West’s murder.
Endial Thomas was formally charged on Monday for the death of a rollerblader that he fatally struck while driving drunk nine months ago. Thomas, 26, was driving near Pompano Beach in Florida around 5 p.m. on February 19 when he lost control of his vehicle and hit Aline Palla Acosta, 27, while she was rollerblading along a recreation path.
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.
Two brothers, who were arrested on November 14, have now confessed to the murder of 21-year-old Floridian Danne Frazier. Frazier disappeared on November 4, shortly after leaving his job at the Publix warehouse in Lakeland, Florida. On November 10, Frazier’s body was found in an orange grove in Lake Wales.
Sunday police reported to the residence of an irritate armed man later identified as 23-year-old Alejandro Alirez according to New Mexico Police. Alirez shot at police before barricading himself in the residence and murdering his girlfriend Cristal Cervantes and her grandfather Victor Cervantes in the home.
Lori Vallow is currently under a person of interest in the 2018 death of her third husband, Joseph Ryan. Arizona police began reviewing the previously closed death investigation of Ryan after receiving a recording in which Vallow reportedly discussed wanting to kill him.
An unnamed man found the bodies of Sidney Bishop and Diamond Purvis while walking on a trail in Georgia on Friday according to WMAZ. Bishop, 31, was the boyfriend of 19-year-old Purvis. Georgia Police suspect Bishop murdered Purvis with a gun before turning the gun on himself.
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.
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“He got away with it for 48 years,” John Loomis, Jody’s brother.
James McGhee was released from Lake County Jail on home monitoring, he was arrested and accused on August 2019 with first degree murder of Sidne-Nichole Buchanan.
Matthew Mercado, 37, was charged Friday with second degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Jessica Lopez. Lopez went missing on November 3, 2019 and was last seen at the Windsor Motel in Orange County, New York. Her car was found abandoned in the parking lot of a Newburgh movie theater shortly after her disappearance, but her body was never found.