On December 16, 1988, the remains of a female victim were discovered in the town Rising Fawn in Dade County, Georgia. The victim is believed to have been 16 to 25 years of age at the time of death. Authorities say she was sexually abused before her death. Cause of death was determined to be homicide, likely strangulation.
Gary Wendale Mincey, 36, attacked five women in Dekalb County, Ga., during the fall of 2011. He threatened to kill them, robbed them and then raped or tried to rape him. Tuesday morning, he was sentenced to 375 years.
The website Sound Portraits gives listeners a chance to hear the raw audio recorded in the hours leading up to an inmate’s execution, during the execution itself and in its aftermath.
Today we present you with the mug of Daniel Lee Slaton, 36, who is, judging by his other mugshots shown at the end of this piece, no stranger the police camera. On March 22, 2013, he was convicted for his part in a murder and a robbery and sentenced to 60 years: 30 in prison and 30 on probation.
Police arrested the mother and aunt of youth De’Marquise Elkins in connection with the shooting murder of infant Antonio Santiago. Antonio was in a stroller on a walk with his mother Sherry West when they were mugged and shot.
Police in Brunswick, Georgia, have arrested De’Marquis Elkins, 17, and another youth, 14, whose name is being withheld, for the cold-blooded murder of a 13-month-old baby boy.
A look back at the parade of witnesses in the trial of black widow Lynn Turner. Her weapon of choice? Antifreeze.
911 operators have one of the most important jobs in law enforcement: Sorting through the many frivolous calls they receive, calmly talking people through real-life emergencies and getting them help. This year will see Halle Berry play a heroic 911 operator in “The Call.” As heroic as 911 operators may seem at times, they are after all just people. People who can make mistakes — mistakes that can kill.
Safiyyah Jameela Walton, 44, of Cobb County Georgia, January 11, 2013, for violation of probation.
On March 4, 1980, Angel Lenair, 12, finished her homework, left her family’s apartment and disappeared. Their worst fears were confirmed on March 10 when her body was found tied to a tree, gagged with another’s underwear, an electrical cord around her neck. She was the fifth victim of the controversial Atlanta Child Killer.