Tag: murder

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 […]

15 Yr Old Girl stabbed 80 times & set on fire; met killer on Social Media

Fifteen-year-old Sabriya McLean was stabbed 77 times. The teen’s naked body was then burned and dumped in a back alley of a West Philadelphia apartment building last year, Assistant District Attorney Kristen Kemp said. Details of McLean’s gruesome death were revealed at a preliminary hearing for Cole Swaringer-Herring, now 24, of West Philadelphia, whom police have said met McLean on social media, then allegedly killed her in his family’s apartment on the 200 block of South 49th […]

Mathew Borges Beheads A Classmate Over A Girl

A teenager in Lawrence Massachusetts has been charged with killing and beheading his high school classmate and been found guilty of first-degree murder. Jurors found 18-year-old Mathew Borges guilty of first-degree murder with premeditation and extreme atrocity/cruelty. The charge carries a minimum sentence of 25 to 30 years to life. Because he was just 15 at the time of the crime, he will be parole eligible. The verdict was read after about nine hours of […]

The Wrong Uber

The 21-year-old college senior was killed after getting into a car she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride. She was last seen alive on surveillance video that shows her getting into the vehicle. Her body was found Friday afternoon in a wooded area about 65 miles from Columbia, South Carolina, where she attended school. It was just past 2 a.m. Friday when Samantha Josephson decided to part ways with her friends and leave the Bird […]

Andrea Gonzalez- Missing

Andrea Gonzalez went missing in November, 1993. FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL At the time of her disappearance, Andrea was living with her father, Paul M. Gonzalez Jr., and stepmother, Kim Sherrie Williams Gonzalez, who was pregnant. Prior to moving in with them, she had lived in Illinois with her biological mother, Michelle Gonzalez, and in various foster homes under the auspices of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) after her mother was incarcerated […]

1999 Alabama Cold Case Murders – DNA Match

A 45-year-old Dothan Alabama man Coley McCraney has been charged with five counts of capital murder and one count of rape int he 1999 murders of 17-year-old friends Tracie Hawlett and J.B. Beasley, whose bodies were found in the trunk of Beasley’s car. Both had been shot in the head. Their deaths have haunted the Wiregrass region for decades. Just when all appeared to be lost with two cold cases, the separate but brutal murders […]

North Sentinel Island

North Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Islands, an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal which also includes South Sentinel Island. It is home to the Sentinelese, a people who have rejected, often violently, any contact with the outside world. They are among the last uncontacted peoples to remain virtually untouched by modern civilization. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Protection of Aboriginal Tribes Act of 1956  prohibits travel to the island and any approach […]