Tag: Dead

Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant is among nine people who died in a helicopter crash in the wealthy Southern California residential neighborhood of Calabasas. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed. There were no survivors, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The sheriff’s department received reports of the downed aircraft just after 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m PT). Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant had been expected at […]

Body of missing teen found in bin in South Philadelphia

Authorities have positively identified the body of a woman found in a plastic bin last week, as police investigated a possible case of human trafficking in a South Philadelphia home. The body is that of 18-year-old Erin Schweikert, who was reported missing in September 2019. Authorities have notified her family. Authorities said the body was found in the basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street. However, someone will likely be charged […]

Orsi Family Murder/Suicide

Three people are dead and two children are injured in an apparent murder-suicide in Elmore County on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The girl’s mother, Charlene “Charley” Orsi, 44, was shot and killed by her estranged husband, Robert “Bob” Orsi, 51, as she came to the family home on Granite Drive to pick up the children, Franklin said. One of the triplets died in the incident. The couple’s 13-year-old daughter wasn’t injured. She fled to a […]

Nora Quoirin, Found Dead In Malaysian Jungle

Nora Quoirin, 15, disappeared while on vacation at a Malaysian jungle resort. She starved and died of intestinal rupture, say Malaysian police, who have ruled out foul play in her death. It is likely that she survived for six or seven days and suffered a slow and agonising death as trackers desperately tried to find her in the dense jungle. It appears Nora, who had special needs, was found dead could have been found alive […]

Staten Island Mysterious Missing Father – Solved not Resolved

When the answer finally came, after 45 years of heartbreak for a Staten Island family with a mysteriously missing father, it brought more questions than closure. Vincent Palmieri Sr., age 36, disappeared without warning on April 30, 1972, leaving a wife and nine kids behind in their crowded outer borough home. He was last seen around midnight after visiting with a friend at a local cab company. One month later, some 330 miles north of […]

The Plain of Jars – Laos

The Plain of Jars is a group of fields containing thousands of stone jars cut out from rock thousands of years ago. The sites are located around the city of Phonsavan in Xiangkhouang province, North East Laos. While some of the sites contain just a few jars, others contain hundreds many of which are broken or have fallen over. The history of the stone jars is shrouded in mystery. The jars are believed to be […]

Queen Mary Hotel

Resting in Long Beach Harbor is the RMS Queen Mary, a colossal ship that was bigger, faster and more powerful than the Titanic. The 1,000-foot ship began her life when the first keel plate was laid in 1930 at the John Brown shipyard in Clyde, Scotland. The Depression held up her construction between 1931 and 1934, but she was finally completed, making her maiden voyage on May 27, 1936. But, when World War II broke out […]