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Convicted Murderer Now Faces Charges in Death of Victim’s Son

Convicted Murderer Now Faces Charges in Death of Victim’s Son

MSN.com reports that Ronnie Keith Williams now faces charges in the death of a man who was the baby of his 18-year-old murder victim, Lisa Dyke, in 1993. Williams stabbed Dyke 18 times while she was pregnant with Julius Dyke, who died in December 2016. Julius lived with severe brain damage and scars...
Arizona Man Possible Serial Killer

Arizona Man Possible Serial Killer

People.com reports that a man who has been in custody since December 17 for the murder of his mother and stepfather may have been responsible for at least seven others. Cleophus Cooksey Jr., 35, is now a suspected serial killer by authorities after connecting him to seven additional murders in le...
High School Friend of Murdered UPenn Student Arrested

High School Friend of Murdered UPenn Student Arrested

People.com reports that a man has been arrested in California in connection with the murder of his high school friend. Blaze Bernstein, 19, went missing on January 3, and his body was found near a park in Lake Forest, California. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department arrested Blaze’s hi...
Michigan Man Arrested for Attempting to Hide Rotting Corpse of Girlfriend for a Month

Michigan Man Arrested for Attempting to Hide Rotting Corpse of Girlfriend for a Month

FOX News reports that a Michigan man has been arrested after he was found to be living with the corpse of his girlfriend for at least a month, trying to mask the smell of decay with scented candles. David Hall, 49, of Monroe, has been charged with concealing the death of an individual and is bein...
Husband Charged with Murder of Wife; Remains Found One Year After Disappearance

Husband Charged with Murder of Wife; Remains Found One Year After Disappearance

NBC News reports a Tennessee man has been arrested and charged with murder after his wife’s remains were found in a wooded area and identified this week. Keila Freeman, 29, has been missing since September 6, 2016. Randall Freeman, her husband, told police he heard her come home at 3:30 a.m...
Couple Arrested for Death of Girl, Charged with Torture and Murder

Couple Arrested for Death of Girl, Charged with Torture and Murder

CBS News reports a couple has been captured in connection with the torture and murder of a 4-year-old girl, who was found New Year’s Day with “severe burns.” Candice Diaz, 24, the mother of the girl, and her boyfriend Brad Fields, 28, were found and arrested in Georgia while drivin...
White Supremacist Arrested On Federal Terrorism Charges After Derailing Amtrak Train

White Supremacist Arrested On Federal Terrorism Charges After Derailing Amtrak Train

The Huffington Post reports that a Missouri man has been arrested and charged with terrorism after he allegedly attempted to derail an Amtrak train in Nebraska by engaging its emergency brakes. Taylor M Wilson, 26, of St. Charles, has engaged in white supremacist group rallies in the past, includ...
Man Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges in Attempted Rape Case

Man Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges in Attempted Rape Case

MLive.com reports that a Michigan man who was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape his ex after breaking into her house has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of third-offense domestic violence, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison. Joseph J. Wilcox, 50, came to a plea agr...
Kentucky Woman Arrested for Leaving Kids in Freezing Car

Kentucky Woman Arrested for Leaving Kids in Freezing Car

People.com reports that a 28-year-old mother was arrested in Louisville on January 4 for allegedly leaving her three children in the car in sub-freezing temps while she shopped at Walmart for more than 20 minutes. Broquel King did not leave the car running and left the windows cracked, says Peopl...
California Man Arrested for Murder of Victim Found in Backyard

California Man Arrested for Murder of Victim Found in Backyard

FOX News reports that a California man has been arrested for murder this week after a skeleton was uncovered in his former backyard. In 2015, the man’s housemate was murdered, and his remains were found in December while construction crews were digging up the backyard of the home the two had s...