Christina Grimmie, 22, was shot and killed late Friday night after a concert at Orlando’s Plaza Live theater. The singer had just finished performing with the band Before You Exit and was signing autographs in the lobby. Grimmie was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and died a few hours later.
A mass shooting happened over the weekend in Orlando leaving 50 dead and 53 injured. The perpetrator of the attack—identified as Omar Mateen, 29—opened fire at the nightclub Pulse, and took hostages before he was gunned down by members of a SWAT team three hours after entering the establishment. Continue reading Shooting at an Orlando Gay Club Leaves 50 Dead, 53 Wounded
Lonnie David Franklin Jr, also known as the Grim Sleeper, was convicted last month of murdering nine women and one teenage girl. This week, he was sentenced to death. The 63-year-old was sentenced to death by a jury on all ten murder counts, which will become formalized at a later hearing. Justice. Continue reading The ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer Sentenced to Death
Last week, Blake Leibel was charged in a Los Angeles courtroom with the torture and murder of his girlfriend and mother of his newborn child, Iana Kasian. He pled not guilty to all the charges. Continue reading Graphic Novelist Charged with Girlfriend’s Murder
Investigation Discovery, or as I call it The Murder Channel, is set to air a special based on the Adnan Syed conviction. Continue reading Investigation Discovery to Air a Special on Adnan Syed of Serial
Last week, a man in Texas was accused of killing his girlfriend by stabbing her to death before posting the image of her mutilated body on Facebook.
The man, Kenneth Alan Amyx, claims the killing was a suicide pact gone wrong. However, before police arrived to the couples home, he posted the image of her lifeless body to Facebook and unfortunately the image remained for 36 hours, even as the victim’s family and friends begged police and Facebook to have it removed. Continue reading Facebook Keeps Up a Graphic Photo of Murder Victim for 36 Hours