The remains of Linda Stoltzfoos, 18, who went missing ten months ago, have been found in Pennsylvania. Justo Smoker, 35, remains in custody and has pleaded not guilty to her kidnapping and murder.
Two teen boys were on a family vacation with their parents at a Panama City Beach resort in Florida that soon turned deadly. On March 23, 2021, one of the teens, Lucas, was fatally shot as he shielded his stepbrother from gunshots. The shooting occurred over what Christopher Cox, the shooter, thought was attempted robbery when, in fact, Lucas just picked up the wrong bag thinking it belonged to his family.
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.
A 14-year-old girl is accused of stabbing her grandmother to death in Canton, Michigan. According to Click on Detroit, Cynthia Mosby, 65, died Feb. 21 from multiple stab wounds. Mosby’s 14-year-old granddaughter lived with her, and authorities suspect she planned the killing beforehand.
A 20-year-old ex-boyfriend of Danielle Hopton, 18, of Fort Collins, and another man have been arrested and charged in connection with her beating death.
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.
Police say Tityana Coppage, 21, followed Keith Lars, 36, to a parking lot where she fatally shot him. Lars had been suspected of killing Coppage’s 16-year-old brother, Jason Ugwuh, in a shooting on January 10.
After shooting a 15-year-old Black protester last month, a white army veteran is charged with attempted murder. Michael McKinney, 25, shot the young girl in the leg at a Trump rally in December. He claims that he fired at her in self defense, but prosecutors say otherwise.
Victor Bell Jr. was charged with third-degree murder on Tuesday after accidentally shooting his long-time friend in the head three days ago. The Pennsylvania teen had been hanging out with 23-year-old Diamond Rahatt at her Norristown home when he inadvertently fired Rahatt’s gun and killed her.
On Tuesday, police in Greece, New York announced that they have arrested two suspects in the murder of 39-year-old Otillia Piros. Piros’ daughter, 17-year-old Hannah Thomas, and her boyfriend, 16-year-old Richard Avila, are each facing charges of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Zephaniah “Zephi” Trevino, a teenaged sex trafficking victim, appeared on Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom Wednesday to denounce the capital murder charges that she is currently facing. Trevino continues to maintain her innocence and shared her story on Jason Flom’s podcast in order to clear her name.
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.
Ten years after her murder and abduction, her killer is brought to justice.
On April 21, 2012, 19-year-old Tanner Barton was invited to a party at a friend’s house in Kokomo, Indiana. The next morning, Tanner was dead. I had the opportunity to sit (over Zoom) with Tanner’s mother, Michele Barton, to discuss what happened to her son and what her next steps are for bringing anyone responsible for Tanner’s death to justice.
The body was found in a field Wednesday off of Route 95 in Fellsmere.
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.
The gruesome murder of Junior was a case of mistaken identity.