Category: True Crime & Murder Mysteries

Woman Charged With Murder Days After Husband Seeks Protection Order

Last Thursday afternoon a shooting in Lee County turned into a murder investigation, and the suspect is confirmed to be the victim’s wife, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a home in Phenix City shortly after 4:30 p.m. after getting a 911 call about the discovery of a man suffering from a gunshot wound. First responders found the man, later identified as 26-year-old Brandyn Lloyd Paonessa, in the front yard. He’d […]

O.J. Simpson’s Famous Chase

It’s been 25 years since O.J. Simpson was a fugitive, and it seemed the whole world was looking for him. It was June 17, 1994, and Simpson was supposed to turn himself in to Los Angeles police in connection with the killing of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman. Within minutes, the world was transfixed by what it was seeing. They said that even in the moment, this could be history […]

Munchausen By Proxy

A mother accused of subjecting her daughter to needless medical treatments for years that only made her daughter more ill was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. Alisha Newman, 34, of Oklahoma City, has been charged with one count each of physical child abuse, recklessly causing great bodily harm and child neglect. Bond was set at $50,000 for Newman, who is a licensed nurse in the state of Oklahoma. Newman allegedly faked her daughter’s medical […]

Jim Jones & The Jonestown Massacre

James Warren Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was an American charismatic religious cult leader who conspired with his inner circle to direct a mass suicide and mass murder of his followers in the remote jungle of Jonestown, Guyana. He was the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which he started in his home state of Indiana during the 1950s. He was officially ordained in 1956 by the Independent Assemblies of God […]

Robert Alton Harris

Robert Alton Harris (January 15, 1953 – April 21, 1992) was an American car thief, burglar, kidnapper and murderer who was executed at San Quentin State Prison in 1992 for the 1978 murders of two teenage boys in San Diego. His execution was the first in the state of California since 1967. Harris was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and was abused as a child. He had run-ins with police as early as age 10, and was first placed into juvenile detention at age 13 for […]

Killer Doctor Marcel Petiot

Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot (17 January 1897 – 25 May 1946) was a French doctor and serial killer. He was convicted of multiple murders after the discovery of the remains of 23 people in the basement of his home in Paris during World War II. He is suspected of the murder of around 60 victims during his lifetime, although the true number remains unknown. Early life Petiot was born on 17 January 1897 in Auxerre, France. At the age of 11, Petiot […]

Retired Police Officer Charged With Murder

In Memphis, Tennessee The delivery driver accused of killing a manager at a local mattress and furniture store on Highway 64 has been identified and charged. The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday May 9th, 2019 at the store on Highway 64 near Kate Bond Road. According to police, Saunders became involved in a verbal confrontation with Thomas Hartman concerning a loading issue. Saunders reportedly left and then returned a short time later, only to […]