Yoselyn Ortega is accused of brutally butchering 2-year-old Leo Krim and 6-year-old Lucia Krim, before attempting to slice her own throat. This all happened in New York last October in the posh La Rochelle building located in upper West Side at the home of Kevin and Marina Krim.
The Krims employed 50-year-old Ortega as a nanny for their three children for years before Marina walked in on the carnage. At the time of Leo and Lucia's murder, Marina at a swimming lesson with her third child, TK.Continue Reading >
Having a child with special needs can be hard, but it is never an excuse for a parent to harm them, as proven in Dorothy Spourdalakis' case. The 50-year-old Illinois mother is accused of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old autistic son, Alex, with the help of his 44-year-old godmother, Jolanda Agata Skrodzka. Both women are being charged with first-degree murder in the death of the boy who was said to be "severely autistic."
But what would drive a mother to kill her very own son? The answer is something that every mother dealing with a specials needs child can relate to…Continue Reading >
The bodies of 21-year-old Bryson Drew and his 2-year-old son Chanse were discovered by Drew's sister Sunday afternoon in Utah in what police have described as a murder-suicide. No motive has been revealed, but police said the boy died of blunt force trauma injuries, while the father was found with a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. While the young father left a suicide note, all it says is how his property should be divided among his relatives.Continue Reading >
A 44-year-old woman has been arrested and is facing murder charges for stabbing a 59-year-old man to death with the stiletto heel of her shoe. Yes, you heard right. Ana Lilia Trujillo made several jabs at the victim in a high-rise luxury condo in Houston, Texas where faculty and staffers from the University of Houston live. Isn't this the most bizarre incident you've ever heard of?Continue Reading >
It's been almost two years since Jacque Waller, a Missouri mother of two, went missing, but the mystery surrounding the case is finally coming to an end. Yesterday, her estranged husband, 42-year-old James Clay Waller, pleaded guilty to repeatedly hitting Jacque in the head and choking her to death in June of 2011.
But before committing the gruesome act, Waller did something even more horrifying ...
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In an unbelievably cruel and heartless move, two teen girls stabbed and killed 16-year-old West Virginia girl Skylar Neese and left her body on the side of a road--all because they apparently didn't want to be friends with her anymore.
In a shocking new interview with CNN, Neeses's father Dave said his daughter and her killers were "inseparable" friends--which is why he felt stunned and "sick" to find out the same girl who had helped search for Neese after she first went missing last year was also her murderer.Continue Reading >
Two teens have been charged with first-degree murder after luring 15-year-old Latino boy, Hector Hernandez-Valdez, into their home and brutally attacking him, reportedly over $166 and a handful of pot.
Washington brothers Luis and Cristobal Arroyo, ages 17 and 15, killed Hernandez-Valdez in June of last year. According to the police, the eldest brother invited the victim over to his house, where the two got in a fight. His younger sibling heard the commotion, found the two struggling over a knife, and got involved. That's when the fatal attack turned even more vicious.Continue Reading >
The dead body of a 36-year-old female army veteran was found this Thursday near Modjeska canyon in California. Maribel Ramos had been missing since May 2 and it looks like her roommate, Kwang Chol "KC" Joy may have been the one behind it all. He was recently arrested for murder after detectives discovered the body.
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A mother in South Carolina is under arrest after she allegedly opened fire on her family, murdering her two kids in cold blood and seriously injuring her husband. Pickens County deputies responded to an early morning crash on Tuesday in the small community of Dacusville; Suzanna Simpson was behind the wheel. Using the vehicle registration officers went to her home, which was just down the road and found a horrifying scene.Continue Reading >
The Jodi Arias case has come to a close after the jury reached a verdict finding her guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Arias was charged with first-degree murder and could face the death penalty for the brutal 2008 slaying. The trial that took place in the Maricopa Country Courthouse in Arizona, captivated the nation and had spectators and jurors questioning whether Arias had premeditated killing her ex-boyfriend or if it was in self-defense.