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. … Continue reading Orsi Family Murder/Suicide

The Todt Family Murders

Facing mounting financial pressure, Anthony Todt of Colchester killed his wife, three children and family dog at their house in Celebration, Florida sometime in late December 2019. On Wednesday January 15, 2020 Anthony Todt confessed to the killing of his family and their dog. Authorities took Todt, 44, into custody when they encountered him at the home at 202 Reserve Place Monday. He was arrested … Continue reading The Todt Family Murders

The Tromp Family

The Tromp family were by all accounts a normal, hard-working household. Mark Tromp, 51, and wife Jacoba, 53, had established a successful redcurrant farm and earth-moving business at their property in Silvan, on the outskirts of the Victorian capital, Melbourne. But with little warning, on Monday 29 August they and their three adult children – Riana, 29, Mitchell, 25, and Ella 22 – got into … Continue reading The Tromp Family

Last Goodbye

Two days after my grandfather died, the neighborhood security guard knocks on our door on a Sunday morning. He told us: ‘An old man came to your house earlier, knocked on your door for half an hour, and finally left. When I asked him what he wanted, he told me he needed to say goodbye to someone he had never had the chance to meet.’ We … Continue reading Last Goodbye

Burn The House Down

Paul Carroll of Stanley, County Durham in England often relied on the advice of spirits received through his Ouija board for much of his life. However, the seemingly good advice took a sinister turn on Christmas Eve in 2014, when he was told that he would need to kill his family’s beloved Bedlington terrier, Molly because she’d been possessed. In particular, he would need to drown her … Continue reading Burn The House Down