Murder in the Sunshine State

Dad Allegedly Killed Wife & 2 Kids Over Suspected Affair While Daughter Watched Apr 16, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Austin Smith, 30, came home from a bar Thursday night and confronted his wife, Dasia Patterson, 29, over accusations that she had …

Gypsy Rose Blanchard Has Found Love Again, Is Engaged To Prison Pen Pal Apr 16, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

In 2015, Blanchard helped her then-boyfriend, Nick Godejohn, murder her mother.

Man Buys Others’ Meals At Florida Waffle House, Gets Shot To Death For His Generosity Apr 10, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Police say Ezekiel Hicks argued with Craig Brewer, then fatally blasted a bullet into his head on video.

Teen Killed 5-Year-Old Brother, Cut Off & Ate His Penis In “Black Magic Ritual”: Cops Apr 9, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Police say she tortured, suffocated, and mutilated the boy, whose remains were found surrounded by black candles.

Burned Body Found In Storage Unit Believed To Be Missing Teacher Jeanine Cammarata Apr 5, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

The remains were described as “charred and unidentifiable”; the victim’s estranged husband has been named the “primary suspect.”

Dad Charged In Torture-Murder Of Son, 8, Bought Acid, Bolt Cutters & Drain Opener Apr 3, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

The boy's body has not been found, but cops say he is “no doubt the victim of a homicide."

Police Identify Suspect In Murder Of Rapper Nipsey Hussle: Manhunt Apr 2, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, authorities are seeking a white 2016 Chevy Cruze with California license plate 7RJ …

'She Thought He Was An Uber Driver': Student Murdered After Getting Into The Wrong Car Apr 1, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Samantha Josephson's father posted on Facebook that his daughter “is no longer with us but she will not be forgotten.”

Prosecutors Say Adnan Syed's DNA Was NOT Found On Tested Items From Crime Scene Mar 29, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

“There is no forensic evidence linking him to this crime,” defense attorney C. Justin Brown tweeted.

Jayme Closs Abductor Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping Her & Killing Both Her Parents Mar 28, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

According to a criminal complaint, Jake Patterson told detectives that he became fixated on Jayme after he saw her getting onto a …

Robert Durst's 'Crime Family' Helped Him Cover Up Wife's Murder, Lawsuit Alleges Mar 25, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

The lawsuit alleges that Kathie had planned to expose the Durst family's illegal business dealings, according to the wrongful deat …

Casey Anthony Spotted Partying & Flirting In West Palm Beach On St. Patrick’s Day Mar 19, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

She was reportedly buying drinks for several friends, and talking to different men at the bar.

Man Wanted In Wife's Death Caught Near Mexican Border With 'Large Amount' Of Cash Mar 19, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Police are now taking a second look at the circumstances surrounding the death of Keel's first wife, Elizabeth “Bess” Edwards Keel …

No Jail Time For Teen Driver Who Killed 3 Pedestrians, Including A 3-Month-Old Baby Mar 14, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Zoe Reardon, 18, pleaded guilty and got 36 months probation for the 2017 crash.

Mom's Boyfriend Charged In Trinity Love Jones Murder; Many Questions Remain Mar 13, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Police found him sleeping in his car near San Diego International Airport on Saturday and arrested him.

Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Fame Denied New Trial, Maryland Court Upholds Conviction Mar 11, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Adnan Syed continues to serve life for the 1999 murder of his high school ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.

Chris Watts Finally Admits To Killing His Daughters In Prison Interview Mar 11, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Watts said Bella asked, “What happened to Cece? Is the same thing gonna happen to me as Cece?”

Alabama Girl, 11, Found In Woods Was Strangled To Death; Suspect Arrested Mar 5, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Christopher Madison has been charged with capital murder for killing Amberly Barnett.

High School Student Charged As Adult With Murder Of 2 Missing Indiana Teens Mar 5, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

In recounting what happened, friends of Connor Kerner say he claimed to have disposed of murdered bodies before, and that he threa …

Woman's Family Said Panhandler Killed Her, Now Husband & Daughter Charged With Murder Mar 4, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Jacquelyn Smith's killing made headlines nationally – and celebrities including Oprah Winfrey spoke out about being more cautious …

Suspect In Jassy Correia Case Arrested, Charged With Kidnapping Resulting In Death Mar 4, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

After the 23-year-old mom vanished from a Boston nightclub, she was found dead in a car trunk.

Chris Watts Shares More Details About The Murders Of His Pregnant Wife & 2 Daughters Mar 1, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

The convicted murderer talked to investigators from inside jail; the recordings and documents are set to be released next week.

A Year After The Hart Family Car Wreck, The Biological Mom Of 3 Kids Killed Speaks Out Feb 27, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Tammy Scheurich opens up about her children Markis, Hannah, and Abigail, who died when their adoptive parents drove them off a cli …

Hockey Dad Discards Hotdog Napkin At Game, Gets Busted For 1993 Murder Feb 22, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

DNA on the napkin linked Jerry Westrom to the cold case killing of Jeanie Childs.

Michigan Mom Kills Her Three Young Daughters & Herself With Hunting Rifle Feb 21, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Police say Aubrienne Moore shot her kids in the woods, then drove to boyfriend’s home and committed suicide.

Angry Driver Plows Into Family Of Eight At 7-11, Killing Pregnant Mom Feb 21, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

The driver got into his Nissan Infiniti SUV and allegedly rammed into the eight family members. He then reportedly hit the storefr …

California Man Allegedly Killed His Parents & Housekeeper, Then Went To ER Feb 20, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Camden Nicholson, 27, has been charged with triple murder in the affluent family's Newport Beach home.

Missing Mom Texted 'I Will Be In Tomorrow If I'm Not Dead'; Cops ID Husband As Suspect Feb 20, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Cheryl Coker vanished in October 2018; police believe she is “not alive.”

Parents Arrested After 3-Year-Old’s Body Found In Container Of Acid In Closet Feb 19, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Police say a Texas couple attempted to cover up their daughter's alleged drowning death by dissolving her remains in a bucket stas …

Illinois Woman Drowned In Hot Tub After Husband Allegedly Closed Lid On Her Feb 15, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Deputy says: “For whatever reason, he put the cover over her head; we are sure alcohol played a major factor.”

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