Month: April 2020

Green River Killer Gary Ridgway Denied Release Amid Coronavirus Concerns

One of the most prolific serial killers in American history has been denied a possible prison release, petitioned for in defense of his well-being. Gary Ridgway, dubbed the “The Green River Killer” after his initial victims were found in the Green River, was one of about 12,000 inmates who could have been eligible for release if a motion was passed, MyNorthwest reports. A lawsuit — filed in late March by Columbia Legal Services on behalf of five inmates — pleaded with the state […]

Gannon Stauch

On Jan. 27, 11-year-old Gannon Stauch vanished from his Colorado Springs home after staying home sick from Grand Mountain School. More than four weeks later, there is still no sign of the fifth-grader, and his family and law enforcement were still looking for answers. The FBI, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and 15 other agencies have joined the search. As of Feb. 24, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has received 768 tips.   On Jan. 27, Gannon’s […]

Grim Sleeper Found Dead In Cell

Lonnie D. Franklin Jr., the infamous ‘Grim Sleeper’ killer who was on San Quentin’s death row for the murders of nine women and one teenage girl in South Central Los Angeles, has been found dead in his cell. Prison officials said the 67-year-old Franklin was found unresponsive in his cell around 7:20 pm. Saturday March 28th, 2020. He was pronounced dead a short time later. There was no evidence of trauma. The Marin County Coroner […]