A flawed FBI profile in the case of The Baton Rouge Killer, known for targeting beautiful women and abducting them from their homes, derailed big agencies participating in the investigation. Local police identified the serial killer correctly, but it would ultimately take DNA analysis, and at least seven murders before the case would be solved.
Scotland had the fewest murders last year since 1976… and all but one case has a suspect identified.
Mark Essex, a member of the Black Panthers, gunned down 19 people, including 10 police officers, in New Orleans on New Year’s Eve, 1972. He was one of the inspirations for Washington D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammed 30 years later. The New Orleans police, assisted by firemen and Marines stopped the massacre in a daring helicopter shootout on the roof of the Howard Johnson hotel.
Good neighbor Guillory was brutally murdered by the white trash family that she often helped.
A unique perspective from an amateur videographer, who shot the crime scene after outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow reached the end of their road to ruin and infamy.
On August 31, 2006, Liz Marinello was gunned down in the parking lot of an office building in the affluent New Orleans suburb of Metairie. At the time, no one suspected that the scruffy-looking suspect seen riding away on a bicycle was her estranged husband, sportscaster Vince Marinello. Nonetheless, that’s where the trail of evidence seemed to lead, and when the story began unfolding, many people in the New Orleans area were shocked.
On August 14, 2013, a little after midnight, Jeremy Mouton, who had been drinking heavily at an establishment called the Cowboy’s Saloon, was intoxicated enough that he decided it was time to ride his horse around inside the bar — refreshingly, this did not happen in Texas, it happened in Louisiana.
A state survey crew working near Whisky Bay Bridge discovered a gruesome sight on July 16, 2002. In a marshy wooded area beneath the bridge, they saw the nude body of a dead woman lying at the water’s edge. It was Pam Kinamore, victim of the Baton Rouge serial killer, known for targeting beautiful, white women of Baton Rouge.
On June 26, 2000, Clinton, La., Deputy Sheriff Ronald Johnson entered the home of Genore Guillory. Immediately, he smelled the unmistakable odor of death. It didn’t take him long to find Genore’s body, sprawled and bloody on the floor.
A 13-year-old New Orleans area boy is accused of killing his 5-year-old sister by practicing WWE-style wrestling moves on her. According to a press release issued by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, the girl suffered blunt force trauma, broken ribs and internal bleeding. Her death was ruled a homicide.