Terrance “Jawan” Wright, 18, had recently transferred to a new high school in Chicago’s Far South Side, to escape the bullying he endured at his old school. On October 19, Wright was fatally shot after police say five teens tried to rob him. Wright’s family believes that his sexual orientation was the reason for his killing.
Angela Buchanan, 30, of Lufkin, Texas, was arrested on October 15, 2012, after a woman, 51,that she had tricked with an online ruse into having sex with her and marrying her turned Buchanan in to the police.
Speedy Florida man arrested for smacking his live-in boyfriend in the face for listening to too much Alanis Morissette. The victim confirms that he was listening to Alanis, but not that it was too much. Isn’t that ironic?
On October 15, 1983, a farmer’s plow turned up skeletal remains of an unidentified murder victim in Jasper County, Indiana, southwest of Rensseler. The bones were notched by knife wounds, indicating death by stabbing. The third victim of the Highway Killer found that month. A few days later mushroom gatherers would stumble across his private graveyard.
Portuguese male model Renato Seabra is on trial after he allegedly snapped, killed his lover, castrated him and wore the dead man’s testicles as wristlets for their magic healing powers.
It’s been nearly three months since two teenage girls were shot at Violet Andrews Park in Portland, Tex. Mollie Olgin, 19, died at the scene; her girlfriend, 18-year-old Mary Kristene Chapa survived and helped police develop a sketch of the shooter. The sketch generated an influx of leads, police have sent a batch of DNA samples from persons of interest to a forensics lab for testing. The lab, however, is backed up, and it’s unclear when the results will be ready.
A lower Manhattan businessman with a zest for life is found dead in his apartment — bound, gagged and robbed. He’d had two interesting habits, one more risky than the other: walking around with his pet cockatoo, and meeting younger men who carried an aura of danger.
On retrieving their checked baggage, a gay Norfolk, Va., couple found that their luggage and their sex toy had been vandalized in a prank they allege was intended to embarrass and ridicule.
Ashley Barber and Jade Olmstead have been arraigned for the murder of Brandy Stevens-Rosine, popular college student and Olmstead’s former flame. The couple confessed at a preliminary hearing and revealed the horrific details of the murder. Now the prosecutor has determined that the murder, though brutal, was not heinous enough to warrant seeking the death penalty.
Pennsylvania State Police say lovers Jade Olmstead, 18, and Ashley Barber, 20, confessed to the May murder of Brandy Stevens, 20. Stevens’ remains were discovered in a shallow grave near a house in Wayne Township.