Police in Los Angeles are still searching for transient Tobias Dustin Summers, who is charged with entering a home on March 27, 2013, and abducting a girl, 10, at knifepoint from her bed. Police believe the girl was taken to an abandoned house and sexually assaulted for 12 hours.
Robert Garrow was born on March 4, 1936. Abused as a child, he grew up raping the family’s livestock and masturbating with the milking machine. He served time in prison, first for theft, then rape. After his release he was accused of sexually assaulting two little girls, and when he failed to appear in court, this budding serial killer became a fugitive from justice.
On May 25, 1928, Edward Budd advertised his search for a job. No one could have imagined what evil the kindly old gentleman who answered the ad would visit on Gracy Budd, 10, and at least five other children. Sadistic child rapist, killer and cannibal, Albert Fish was executed on January 16, 1936.
This charming Florida child was abducted from her home in February 2005 by drugged-out repeat sex offender John Couey. A look back at the case in photos.
Groveton, Texas man Jeffie Melder has been convicted of having sex with a boy, 8, and his wife, whom he apparently coerced. He was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences, and will not be eligible for parole until 2077.
Robbie Middleton was eight when he was raped and a couple of weeks later, the same attacker poured gasoline over his face and set him on fire to silence him. He was barely kept alive with skin grafts and several hundred operations during what remained of his short, painful life. He died at 21 of skin cancer brought on by his injuries. Before he died, however, Robbie decided that he was going to protect other innocent victims from the depraved monster responsible for his then-imminent death.
Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky arrived in court today wearing a bright red jumpsuit. That prison uniform will likely be his for the rest of his life as the 68-year-old was sentenced to a minimum of 30, but not more that 60, years in prison for molesting young boys.
A Michigan jury took less than 30 minutes to convict Steven Deuman of first-degree murder and aggravated sexual assault for the August 2011 suffocation death his 15 week old.
On Labor Day, September 5, 1994, Spanbauer, a serial killer who had been in and out of prison for years, abducted Cora Jones, 12, as she rode her bike near her grandmother’s house. It would be five days before searchers would find her strangled body at the bottom of a steep ditch 75 miles away.
An Ohio man is behind bars, charged with rape of a child under 10. On Saturday, police and EMS arrived at a Ravenna Township home, responding to a report of an injured 15-month-old girl. When the baby was brought to Akron Children’s Hospital, medical staff determined that her injuries were the result of a sexual assault.