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MURDER AND MANSLAUGHTER
Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs And Killed Her Parents Gets 2 Life Sentences
Jake Patterson, 21, will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Husband 'Shocked' His NYPD Officer Wife Allegedly Tried To Hire Hit Man To Kill Him
Valerie Cincinelli, 34, was charged in a failed murder-for-hire scheme to rub out her estranged husband and her boyfriend's teenage daughter.
Transgender Woman Beaten By Mob Last Month Is Found Shot To Death
Muhlaysia Booker, 23, found dead in Dallas, is at least the fourth transgender person in the U.S. — all of them black women — to be slain this year.
Alabama Executes Man Convicted Of 1997 Quadruple Murder
By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters
Twenty years after being convicted, Michael Samra was put to death by lethal injection.
Louisville Metro Police
Kentucky Dad Accused Of Killing Infant Son After Losing A Video Game
Anthony Trice said he punched the month-old baby in the head after becoming angry, according to police.
Ghost Ship Trial Begins Over 2 Years After Deadly Oakland Fire
Derick Almena and Max Harris both face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter over the warehouse blaze.
Wife Of Slain KKK Leader Admits To Killing Him And Dumping His Body
“I fired both shots that killed my husband,” Malissa Ancona said of the 2017 shooting of Frank Ancona in Missouri.
Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office
Zookeeper Joe Exotic Convicted Of Murder-For-Hire Plot Targeting Animal Sanctuary Owner
The Oklahoma animal wrangler hired two supposed hit men to kill Carole Baskin, founder of Florida's Big Cat Rescue.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle Remembered
After he was shot dead, fans of rapper Nipsey Hussle remembered all that he did for the South L.A. community.
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Killer Of Muslim Virginia Teen Nabra Hassanen Sentenced To Life In Prison
Darwin Martinez-Torres had pleaded guilty to the brutal June 2017 murder.
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Teen Fatally Shot After Knocking On The Wrong Apartment Door: Police
Darryl Bynes, 32, allegedly shot 19-year-old Omarion Banks from his balcony after confronting the teen.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Former Playboy Model Arrested In Slaying Of Psychiatrist Found Bludgeoned To Death
Kelsey Turner, 25, was arrested in Stockton, California, after 71-year-old Thomas Burchard's body was found in a car trunk.
Man Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Jayme Closs, Killing Her Parents
By Steve Karnowski, AP
Jake Patterson, 21, admitted to holding the teen captive in a remote cabin in Wisconsin for three months.
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DNA Nabs Alabama Truck Driver For 1999 Murders Of 2 Teenage Girls
Coley McCraney, 45, faces murder and rape charges for the shooting deaths of Tracie Hawlett and J.B. Beasley.
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Chris Watts' 4-Year-Old Daughter Saw Him Disposing Of Her Mom's Body, Lawyer Says
The Colorado man is serving life in prison for murdering his pregnant wife Shanann and their two young daughters, Bella and Celeste.
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Pizza Deliveryman Murdered After Being Lured To Vacant House
Police are looking for whoever ordered food delivered to a home under construction, then killed delivery driver Bobby Jenkins.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office via AP
Mom And Teen Daughter Accused Of Killing 5 Family Members
By Mike Catalini, AP
Shana Decree and daughter Dominique allegedly murdered five people, including three kids.
This Man Forgave His Son’s Killer And Advocated For His Parole
After the initial shock of his son's death subsided, Azim realized that there are victims on both sides of the gun.
Michelle Carter Begins 15-Month Jail Sentence For Texting Suicide Conviction
By Alanna Durkin Richer, AP
She was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 after sending her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself.
Family photo/Greenwich Police Department via AP
Woman Whose Body Was Found In Suitcase Had Chilling Talk With Mom Before Death
Valerie Reyes said she feared someone was going to kill her.
Man Suspected Of Killing 3 Asians With Hammer Charged With Hate Crime
Arthur Martunovich allegedly targeted the Asian restaurant workers at the Seaport Buffet in Brooklyn.
Brevard County Sheriff's Office
Florida Woman Killed Boyfriend, Lived With His Body Parts For Months: Police
The suspect claims she was a victim of domestic violence.
Police Officer Allegedly Killed His Colleague In Game Of Russian Roulette
By Jim Salter, AP
Nathaniel Hendren was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Katlyn Alix.
Jake Patterson Watched Jayme Closs Board School Bus Before Abducting Her: Prosecutors
The 21-year-old Wisconsin man has been charged with kidnapping the teen and murdering her parents in October.
Comanche County Sheriff's Office
Oklahoma Couple Charged With Manslaughter After 3-Year-Old Dies With 17-Pound Tumor
Henry Clarence Lilly III and Bonnie Beth Mills-Lilly are accused of failing to provide medical care for their daughter.
Missing Girl Jayme Closs Found Alive
Jayme Closs’s family is speaking out after the 13-year-old was found after she disappeared in October 2018.
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