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Multiple People Now 'on the Radar' in JonBenet Case
Multiple People Now 'on the
Radar' in JonBenet Case

Multiple People Now 'on the Radar' in JonBenet Case

Cops in Colorado say they're looking into 'new persons of interest' in 1996 murder of 6-year-old

(Newser) - It's been 27 years since 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey was found murdered over the Christmas holiday in her Colorado home, with most of the leads on who killed her having gone cold over time. Now, however, Boulder police suggest they may be making advances on that front. "There are...

27 Years After Tupac Shakur Killing, a Murder Charge

Duane 'Keffe D' Davis allegedly 'ordered the death' of the rapper

(Newser) - Updated with details on the indictment. One of the last living witnesses to the fatal drive-by shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas was charged with murder Friday in the 1996 killing, a long-awaited breakthrough in a case that has frustrated investigators and fascinated the public. A Nevada grand...

Family Decries Cyclist's 'Sick' Murder by Laughing Teens

Jesus Ayala, Jzamir Keys accused of intentionally striking Andreas Probst, others in Las Vegas

(Newser) - "Ready?" says the driver as a car speeds up behind a cyclist in a designated bike lane in Las Vegas. "Yeah, hit his ass," says his passenger, who is filming with his cellphone. A chuckle is heard just before the vehicle strikes Andreas "Andy" Probst , a...

Former Friend Sought in Florida Woman's 1995 Murder
Cops Seek Former Friend in
Woman's 1995 Cold Case
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Cops Seek Former Friend in Woman's 1995 Cold Case

'Finding Carlos is of critical importance' to solving Maria Telles-Gonzalez's killing, authorities say

(Newser) - A woman's body was found in a drainage ditch off Interstate 95 in Yemassee, South Carolina, on May 24, 1995. She was wearing only underwear and had no possessions. Apart from a couple of scars, there were no identifiers. As a result, it took authorities more than 27 years...

Suspect in Murder of Illinois Family Found Dead in Vehicle

Investigators believe Nathaniel Huey Jr. shot himself after police chase, crash

(Newser) - A suspect in the killings of a Chicago-area family and their three dogs died on a highway in Oklahoma on Wednesday, authorities say. Romeoville Deputy Chief Chris Burne said 31-year-old Illinois resident Nathaniel Huey Jr. and a woman also considered a person of interest were in a vehicle that police...

Man Allegedly Killed Neighbor's Son Over Tree Trimming

Edward Druzolowski, 78, has been charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of Brian Ford

(Newser) - A Florida man allegedly shot his neighbor's son Sunday after the two argued over tree trimming along a shared fence line. The Volusia Sheriff's Office wrote in a Facebook post that Brian Ford, 42, was trimming tree limbs along the fence line between 1880 and 1890 Alameda Drive...

Cops: He Got Away With Murder —Until 2nd in Same Place

July beating death made police revisit December death in same Louisiana apartment

(Newser) - When Christina Hobbs was found dead in her Louisiana apartment in December, authorities concluded she'd died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Some seven months later, authorities concluded that the 26-year-old had in fact been murdered only after a man with which she was involved allegedly killed a second woman...

6 'Soldiers of Christ' Arrested After Woman's Body Found

Police say South Korean woman was starved, beaten at Georgia home

(Newser) - Police in Georgia say six people—five adults and a juvenile—charged with murder told investigators they belong to a group called the "Soldiers of Christ." They were arrested after the body of a woman who weighed just 70 pounds was found in the trunk of one suspect'...

Vegas Rapper Detailed Murder in Song, Is Charged

Kenjuan McDaniel being held over 2021 slaying

(Newser) - Police in Las Vegas say a local rapper made their murder investigation easier by essentially confessing to the crime in one of his songs, reports the Washington Post . Kenjuan McDaniel, 25, has been charged with murder in the 2021 shooting of 32-year-old Randall Wallace, says the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police...

Kentucky Prosecutor Accused of Murdering Wife

Donald Deskins is also charged with tampering with evidence

(Newser) - A Kentucky prosecutor has been charged with murdering his wife more than two years ago and tampering with evidence. According to an indictment filed last week, 52-year-old Donald Kyle Deskins killed Judith Dawn Deskins, 46, on April 24, 2021 "with the intent to cause her death or under circumstances...

Man, 98, Charged as Accessory to Murder at Nazi Camp

German was said to have worked at Sachsenhausen concentration camp as a juvenile

(Newser) - A 98-year-old man has been charged in Germany with being an accessory to murder as a guard at the Nazis' Sachsenhausen concentration camp between 1943 and 1945, prosecutors said Friday. The German citizen, a resident of Main-Kinzig County near Frankfurt, is accused of having "supported the cruel and malicious...

Boy, 12, 'Brutally Killed and Placed in a Trash Can'

Hezekiah Bernard of Philadelphia was shot in the head around Aug. 22

(Newser) - A body found in a dumpster in West Philadelphia last week is a 12-year-old boy who was shot in the head and wrapped in plastic. Police identified him Thursday as Hezekiah "Hezzy" Bernard, a homicide victim who'd been under the care of the Department of Human Services, per...

Cops: Cyberscam Led Man to Kill His Family

Thai police say Sanit Dokmai, now charged with premeditated murder, also tried to take his own life

(Newser) - At least 11 people are suspected to be involved with a loan scam that allegedly drove a man to kill his wife and two young boys before trying to take his own life in their family home, Thai police said Wednesday. Sanit Dokmai has been charged with premeditated murder after...

DA: We Know Who Killed the 'Lady of the Dunes'

Authorities conclude Guy Rockwell Muldavin killed wife Ruth Marie Terry on Cape Cod in 1974

(Newser) - Authorities in Massachusetts on Monday concluded a woman whose mutilated body was discovered on Cape Cod nearly 50 years ago was killed by her husband. The announcement by the Cape and Islands District Attorney Robert Galibois brings to a close one of the state's most famous cold cases, per...

'They Were Among the Wealthiest Murder Victims in History'

'Bloomberg Businessweek' revisits the case of Barry and Honey Sherman

(Newser) - "They were among the wealthiest murder victims in history." And nearly six years later, the December 2017 murders of Barry and Honey Sherman have yet to be solved. No suspects have been named, but as Matthew Campbell and Ari Altstedter write for Bloomberg Businessweek , police and the private...

Mother Sentenced in Slaying of Her Newborn in 1992

Infant girl was found in a South Carolina river

(Newser) - A South Carolina woman was given a life sentence Wednesday in the 1992 death of her newborn daughter. Stacy Michelle Costner Rabon, 50, had been found guilty of homicide by child abuse this month by a York County jury. She'll be eligible for parole in 2031 because she was...

Blood, Hair Yield Leads in AC/DC Manager's 1993 Murder

Inquiry identifies person of interest, long since dead

(Newser) - Australian authorities say they've identified a person of interest in the murder of AC/DC manager Crispin Dye some three decades after the fact. Dye, 41, a musician in his own right, was celebrating the release of his first solo album under the name "Cris Kemp" in a suburb...

His Wife Died on Their Safari. But by Whose Hand?
Dentist Who Killed Wife
on Safari Is Sentenced

Dentist Who Killed Wife on Safari Is Sentenced

Larry Rudolph gets life behind bars

(Newser) - The Pennsylvania dentist convicted of murdering his wife during a 2016 African safari was on Monday sentenced to life behind bars. Lawyers for Larry Rudolph, who was found guilty last year and whose girlfriend was recently sentenced to 17 years for her role in the plot, say they plan to...

Citing Nurse's 'Sadism,' Judge Sends Her to Jail for Life

Britain's Lucy Letby killed 7 babies in the hospital, tried to kill others

(Newser) - A British nurse who murdered seven babies in her care at a hospital—and tried to kill others still—will spend the rest of her life in prison. A judge handed down the life sentence Monday to Lucy Letby, 33, reports the BBC . "This was a cruel, calculated, and...

California Store Owner Killed Defending Her Pride Flag

Shooter killed Laura Ann Carleton in front of clothing store before deadly encounter with police

(Newser) - A store owner in California was shot and killed Friday by a man who made derogatory comments about rainbow Pride flags erected outside the store, according to investigators. Laura "Lauri" Ann Carleton, 66, was shot outside her Mag Pi clothing store in Cedar Glen, about 60 miles east of...

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