Nineteen-year-old David Eisenhauer was recently indicted by a grand jury on charges of first-degree murder, abduction, and hiding the body of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. Natalie Keepers, also 19, was also charged with being an accessory to kidnapping and murder and with helping hide the body, the commonwealth’s attorney said. Continue reading Two Former Virginia Tech Students Just Got Indicted for Murdering a 13-Year-Old Girl
Despite starting the phenomenon that is the Adnan Syed and Hae Min Lee narrative, “Serial” podcast creator Sarah Koening has stayed relatively silent about the subject of her season one. Since season one aired, Syed has went through a Post Conviction Relief hearing to determine if he would get relief and a new trial based on a new evidence. It was announced last week that Judge Welch had granted Syed a new trial. Continue reading “Serial” Creator Sarah Koenig Comments on Adnan Syed’s New Trial
Oscar Pistorius has officially been resentenced to six years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Continue reading Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 6 Years for the 2013 Murder of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
It has been months since Adnan Syed was granted his Post Conviction Relief hearing and everyone has been waiting anxiously for Judge Welch’s opinion. Last week, Welch released his opinion in which he granted Syed a new trial and attorney Justin Brown tweeted in all-caps: “WE WON A NEW TRIAL FOR ADNAN SYED!!!” Continue reading Adnan Syed to Get a New Trial
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