Tag: True crime

The Sodder Children Disappearance

For nearly four decades, anyone driving down Route 16 near Fayetteville, West Virginia, could see a billboard bearing the grainy images of five children, all dark-haired and solemn-eyed, their names and ages—Maurice, 14; Martha 12; Louis, 9; Jennie, 8; Betty, 5—stenciled beneath, along with speculation about what happened to them. Fayetteville was and is a small town, with a main street that doesn’t run longer than a hundred yards, and rumors always played a larger […]

Dr. Jack Kevorkian

Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the medical pathologist who willfully helped dozens of terminally ill people end their lives, becoming the central figure in a national drama surrounding assisted suicide, died on Friday in Royal Oak., Mich. He was 83. He was born Murad Kevorkian in Pontiac, Mich., on May 26, 1928, the second of three children and the only son born to Levon and Satenig Kevorkian, Armenian refugees. His father founded and owned a small excavation company. […]

Mom Shoots Her Kids In The Head While They Slept

An Oklahoma woman accused of killing her 18-year-old son and wounding a teenage daughter told investigators she shot her children in their heads while they were sleeping, according to an affidavit released by police Friday November 02, 2018. The affidavit said Amy Hall, 38, told the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday that she shot her son, Kayson Toliver, while he slept in his bed early that morning. He was found dead when deputies arrived […]

Zodiac Killer

Zodiac killer, unidentified American serial killer who is believed to have murdered six people, primarily in northern California, between 1966 and 1969 The Zodiac killer’s apparent first victim, an 18-year-old college student, was stabbed to death in Riverside, Calif., in 1966. Although this murder is commonly attributed to the Zodiac killer, some experts claim it was not committed by him. Soon after the murder, a local newspaper received a letter that provided details of the […]

She Drove 950 Miles In A Diaper To Confront Her Romantic Rival

Nowak’s life came crumbing down in 2007 after she was arrested in Florida. At the time, she was a well-known Navy captain and her arrest came as a shock. Her crime? Attempting to kidnap US Air Force Captain Colleen Shipman. Shipman had recently begun a romance with William Oefelein. Coincidentally, Nowak was also romantically linked of Oefelein – she was having an affair with him while she was still married to her husband. Oefelein broke off […]

10-year-old Wisconsin Girl Charged With First-Degree Homicide In The Slaying of a 6-month-old Boy

A 10-year-old Wisconsin girl has been charged with first-degree homicide in the slaying of a 6-month-old boy, who authorities said was stomped to death at a home-based day care. The girl, who has not been publicly identified because of her age, was a foster child living with the owner of the day care and her family, Chippewa County District Attorney Wade Newell said Monday during a court hearing. According to the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, the […]

The Death of Alan Jeal

The death of a man discovered on a Cornish beach with a sock and earphones in his mouth remains a mystery, an inquest has heard. The body of Alan Jeal, 64, was found naked on Perranporth Beach in 2014 apart from socks and one walking shoe. The coroner Dr Emma Carlyon said: “It’s not possible to exclude intentional death, accidental death, or the involvement of a third party.” An open conclusion was recorded and the […]