27-year-old Bryan Sweatt made the frantic, desparate 911 call Tuesday telling the operator he was “stressed out” and threatening to kill himself. The operator asks Sweatt if he had a weapon and Sweatt responds, “a 44.” Then you can hear a woman in the background say “Do not point that at me.” Then the line goes dead. Sweatt [...]
On September 27, 2013, officers got a call about a domestic incident. They arrived to find an upset and hyperventilating Giovanna Borge, 19, outside the apartment. It didn’t take much prompting to find out that she had just shot her boyfriend of one year — with a water pistol.
During the early fall of 2006, a 35-year-old polygamist, con man and published crime writer forced his way into a domestic violence shelter and murdered his estranged wife in cold blood.
Sean Lee King, 27, of Sydney, Australia, was convicted on drug and firearms offenses in April 2011, but immediately granted parole for time served while he awaited trial on separate assault charges. During that time he brutally beat his girlfriend Jazmin-Jean Ajbschitz, 18, to death in her apartment.
A young woman agrees to go on camera to talk about the injuries she sustained at the hands of her children’s father. According to cameraman Larry Mellick, who has a channel dedicated to emergency room procedures, the woman sustained a deep 3 cm forehead laceration that required stitches. She also suffered severe bruising and was choked to unconsciousness during the assault.
We are taught not to judge a book by its cover, but in the case of this particular "book," Michael Campbell, who has an inverted-pentagram forehead tattoo and a large bowtie tattoo on his neck, readers may find not judging to be a challenge.
Husbands and wives have disagreements all the time, and the vast majority of them never make their way into the news. In 2011, however, when a Garden Grove, California, couple’s conflict ended with the husband’s severed penis in the garbage disposal, it was a headliner.
It was bound to happen sometime, and when it did, it was probably going to happen in Florida. On April 16, 2013, Laquavia Sharelle Wallace was arrested by domestic battery after she reportedly yanked her boyfriend’s penis violently during an argument about why he didn’t want to get back together with her.
Samantha Malson had reportedly been drinking all night and arguing with her boyfriend in celebration of his 26th birthday. Around midnight she put on the popular song Thrift Shop, which he started singing, badly, it would seem because Malson then did what many have only dreamt of doing under similar circumstances: she throttled him.
On the night of April 2, 1961, wildly successful country music band leader Cooley’s had his wife, Ella Mae, confess one of her many affairs to private eye Billy Lewis by phone. Lewis assured her that Cooley was a forgiving sort of man, to which she said, "I’ll love him until I die." She was dead the next day.