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QAnon Believer Texted Wife Day He Allegedly Killed Kids

Wife said Matthew Coleman grew 'significantly more paranoid' before murders: affidavit

(Newser) - California surfing instructor Matthew Coleman, accused of stabbing his two young children to death with a spearfishing gun on the belief that they had "serpent DNA," grew more and more paranoid as he went down the QAnon rabbit hole, court documents allege. Wife Abby Coleman told investigators that...

Newlyweds Found Dead, and Groom's Brother Is Missing

Collin Rodgers was reportedly staying with his brother and sister-in-law in Virginia Beach

(Newser) - Virginia Beach police are on the lookout for an "endangered" man who may have been living with his newlywed brother and sister-in-law, who were found dead in their apartment on Monday. Talon Rodgers and Alisa Wash, both 23, had been shot to death, according to a Tuesday release , which...

Arrest Made After Couple's 'Senseless' Bicycle Murders

Daytona Beach police still don't have a motive in deaths of Terry and Brenda Aultman

(Newser) - Police in Daytona Beach have made an arrest , but they still don't have an explanation for what they have called the "senseless" murders of a married couple. Jean R. Macean, 32, is accused of brutally stabbing Terry Aultman, 48, and Brenda Aultman, 55, on Saturday night or early...

Family Gathered to Exchange Gifts. Then Gunshots, Death

Austin Alvarez arrested on suspicion of double homicide in California

(Newser) - A Christmas Day party ended in tragedy for one California family, with a 23-year-old arrested for allegedly murdering his grandmother and his dad's girlfriend. Detectives say family members had assembled at the Reedley, Calif., home to exchange gifts when Austin Alvarez arrived. Per a press release from the Fresno...

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Video Emerges in Baffling Murder of Billionaire Couple

Toronto police say person was near home of Barry and Honey Sherman the night they were killed

(Newser) - A short video released by Toronto police on Tuesday might help finally solve the murder of a billionaire couple who were killed almost exactly four years ago. Police say the person was near the home of Barry and Honey Sherman on Dec. 13, 2017, the night police believe they were...

Tennessee Duck Hunter: I Saw This Man Kill My Friends

'Armed, dangerous' David Vowell wanted for double murder

(Newser) - A 70-year-old Tennessee man is believed to be on the run after allegedly killing two people and should be considered "armed and dangerous," authorities say . David Vowell of Martin faces two counts of first degree murder after two duck hunters were killed in Obion County on Monday morning,...

Cops: 2 Teens Killed After Asking Shooter How Tall He Is

Victims asked suspect about his height in store, were later gunned down, say Chicago police

(Newser) - "I know it doesn't make any sense," says Chicago detective Brendan Deenihan, per KMOV . He's referring to the fatal shooting of two teenagers who asked their suspected shooter how tall he was. Victims Charles Riley, 16, and Jesean Francis, 17, were in a store buying candy...

They Showed Up to Work on the Bridge. They Made a Grim Find

Bodies of 2 sisters found in Georgia, and investigators say it was a double homicide

(Newser) - The bodies of a teen about to graduate from high school and her older sister were found under a Georgia bridge this week, and police say it's now a homicide investigation. CNN identifies the women as 19-year-old Vanita Richardson and 31-year-old Truvenia Campbell. The news site says the women...

18-Year-Old Arrested in College Slayings

Couple was found outside Wisconsin university's arboretum

(Newser) - A suspect is in custody in the slayings of a couple found this week at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's arboretum. Khari Sanford, 18, faces two counts of first-degree murder, the school's police chief said. Dr. Beth Potter, 52, and her husband, Robin Carre, 57, were killed. Chief Kristen...

Couple Found Shot to Death on Lonely Stretch of Highway

Virginia troopers answering call about single-car wreck discover bodies

(Newser) - Virginia state police called to the site of a one-car crash on an isolated highway in the middle of the night found the bodies of an 18-year-old woman and 21-year-old man who'd been shot in the head. Troopers discovered the bodies early Saturday morning of Ayanna Maertens Griffin and...

13-Year-Old Suspected in Double Homicide Flees Courthouse

Teen and 19-year-old are suspected in killings of brothers

(Newser) - Authorities say a 13-year-old suspect in a double homicide has escaped from a courthouse in eastern North Carolina, the AP reports. The Robeson County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday the teenager escaped from Juvenile Court around noon Tuesday. He was last seen in a white T-shirt and beige pants, wearing...

Mexico Finds Son Wanted in Deaths of ex-NFL Player, Wife

Barry and Carol Bennett were shot to death in their home

(Newser) - The son of a former NFL player and his wife who were found dead in their home has been arrested in Mexico after a manhunt. Dylan Bennett had called a sheriff in Minnesota on Saturday to say he was going to turn himself in to the FBI, ABC reports. But...

Police Search for Son After Ex-NFL Player, Wife Killed

Barry Bennett was a defensive lineman for 11 years

(Newser) - A retired NFL player and his wife were found dead in their Minnesota home Wednesday, and police are searching for their son. The bodies of Barry and Carol Bennett were found after police received a call about a dead man in a house in Long Prairie, WCCO reports. The sheriff'...

Told to Return Keys, Killer Used Them to Enter House: Police

Au pair's ex-boyfriend is charged in two slayings

(Newser) - Instead of returning house keys to the girlfriend who wanted to break up with him, a New Jersey man allegedly used the keys to enter a suburban house and stab the au pair's employer to death. He then chased the woman down a street and killed her too, court...

Homicide Suspect 'Thought He Was Russian,' Dad Says

And the Canadian military has sent a CC-130H Hercules aircraft

(Newser) - Canada's military has joined in the hunt for two teenage homicide suspects in northern Manitoba, the CBC reports. A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130H Hercules aircraft is now helping to pursue Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, who were seen Monday in the town of Gillam, where RCMP...

Ex-Police Chief Allegedly Turned Killer at Wife's Urging

Timothy Dean on trial for double-murder over a custody dispute

(Newser) - This much is clear: On the afternoon of Oct. 22, 2018, two people were shot to death outside their home in Sodus, near Rochester, NY. The victims were 28-year-old Joshua Niles and his girlfriend, 24-year-old Amber Washburn. The trial has now begun for the suspected shooter, 34-year-old Timothy Dean, who...

Restaurant Patrons Commit 'Rare' Double Homicide

They both pulled out handguns, and both paid for it

(Newser) - Two men in Canada learned the downside of gunfire Wednesday when they simultaneously shot each other and ended up dead, the CBC reports. Brian Cromastey, 30, and Rodney Albert Kirton, 25—both members of the same local street gang—fired their handguns at a popular late-night eatery at around 1:...

Cops Thought He Killed His Parents. He Was Dead All Along

Affidavit reveals brutal details of triple murder in Connecticut

(Newser) - For more than four months, 21-year-old Matthew Lindquist was considered a suspect in the murders of his parents, found inside their burned-out home in Griswold, Conn., on Dec. 20. All the time, he was lying dead 1,500 feet away, a third victim of what police describe as a fake...

On Anniversary of Teens' Killings, Cops Hope for Break

No arrests made in murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams in Indiana

(Newser) - Police investigating the unsolved murders of two Indiana teenage girls are hoping the crime's anniversary spurs a wave of tips from the public that can lead them to the killer. Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby says State Police and the FBI have increased staffing to field an anticipated increase...

Engaged Doctors Found Slain in Boston Penthouse

Dr. Richard Field, Dr. Lina Bolanos found with their throats cut

(Newser) - A gruesome crime has claimed the lives of two doctors who were planning to spend the rest of their lives together. Dr. Richard Field and fiancée Dr. Lina Bolanos were found slain in their South Boston penthouse Friday. Fox News reports police found the couple with their throats slit...

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