Brittany Gosney, 29, and her boyfriend, James Hamilton, 42, told investigators that the boy was killed a few days before he was reported missing and that they dumped his body in the Ohio River. Police are working with trained searchers to find the boy’s remains. Gosney is charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Hamilton, is charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.
On Feb. 27, 2012, Thomas M. “T.J” Lane III took a .22 handgun to Chardon High School and shot six kids. Three of them died, two were in critical condition and one was paralyzed. Within a few hours, the entire community of Chardon, Ohio, was rocked to its core. Chardon was a place you took your kids to raise them. People waved to each other on the street and everyone knew each other. No one imagined that such a violent event could happen.
Anthony Sowell, also known in the media as the “Cleveland Strangler,” died in prison on Monday. He was on death row after being convicted of killing eleven women between 2007 and 2009.
From 1934-1938, the brutal murders of 13 individuals ravaged the city of Cleveland, Ohio. The case is famously known as “The Cleveland Torso Murders,” because none of the victims’ bodies were intact. Each victim was beheaded and dismembered, leaving only their torsos to be discovered by the public. Officials positively identified only two of the victims, and to this day, no one knows who the killer is for certain.
After a 15-year-old Ohio runaway was found dead in Nevada last week, authorities have begun investigating the circumstances surrounding the teen’s disappearance and subsequent demise. On Saturday, police confirmed that the body belonged to Kathryn McGuire of Painesville, Ohio, who had allegedly run away on Thanksgiving with her friend, Haylie Vance.
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.
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.
An Ohio ex-cheerleader charged with killing her newborn baby is released early from probation on Tuesday. Brooke Skylar Richardson, now a 21-year-old woman, was sentenced to three years of probation after burying her newborn baby in her parents’ backyard in May 2017.