The FBI can cross another fugitive off of its Top Ten Most Wanted list. Accused child pornographer Eric Justin Toth, on the run since 2008, was captured in Nicaragua over the weekend.
Lita Sullivan, 35, was just hours from a divorce settlement, when a hit man delivering a box of long-stemmed roses, fired a .9 mm round into her head, killing the Atlanta socialite. Suspicion quickly fell on her now-wealthy husband, who managed to elude justice for 19 years.
A look at the murder trial of the rich, powerful, eccentric and arrogant millionaire cross-dresser Robert Durst. A fugitive for a time, he was only caught because he tried to steal a sandwich instead of paying for it.
After 17 months on the run Saleh Hadri decided to turn himself in for the murder of a gang leader in Malmö, Sweden, but was told that the police station was closed for the day. So what’s a guy gotta do to get arrested in Malmö anyway?
Though the manhunt is over, authorities are investigating how a dangerous convict could have successfully executed a premeditated attack with a shiv and escape from police custody.
Authorities are still searching for Florida inmate Alberto Morales who escaped while being transported to Nevada to serve out a 30-year to life sentence for sexual assault with a weapon. Morales had vowed to fellow inmates that he would not be going back to prison. So far he’s kept his word.
On January 30, 1981, former Milwaukee police officer and Playboy bunny Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek married her cop boyfriend, who had very high alimony payments. On May 28, his ex-wife was murdered in her home with his gun — problem solved. When he alibied out, suspicion quickly turned to Bembenek, who had access to the gun and the victim’s home.
In a brazen crime spree worthy of Hollywood, teenager Colton Harris-Moore robbed over 100 homes and stole a boat, two cars, and most famously, an airplane. He was sentenced for his crimes on January 27 of last year.
On December 17, 2001, a witness saw Longo on a bridge around 4:30 a.m. The witness’ offer for assistance was declined, and he left. Two days later the bodies of toddlers Zachary and Sadie Longo surfaced. It seemed they had been weighted down and dumped alive into the river, along with their mother, when they became an inconvenience.
On December 7, 1971, following up on a tip from a concerned neighbor, police entered the New Jersey mansion of John List. Inside, they found the bodies of his mother, wife and three children. List had planned the killings so carefully that they went unnoticed for almost a month, and List himself was able to escape justice for nearly 18 years.