Jury selection begins today in the trial of Kelly Soo Park, accused of strangling aspiring actress and model Juliana Redding with her bare hands in early 2008, not long after Redding got her big break in a pictorial feature for Maxim magazine. A review of the case from the beginning.
Cat lovers around the globe are thankful to Illinois authorities, who may just have prevented the perfect murder, saved the life of a presumed-innocent feline and convicted a budding criminal mastermind in the process.
After enjoying dinner with family, Gerald and Vera Woodman are gunned down in their condominium garage by a man dressed like a ninja. Detectives come up empty at the crime scene, but interviews with family and friends lead them to Vera and Gerry’s sons in one of the most ruthless "murders for hire" in LA crime history.
When David Sartin found out that the love of his life was scamming him, he at first considered suicide. Then, realizing that suicide could backfire, he settled on the next best thing: revenge in the form of a slow and painful murder.
On July 12, 2009, Ben Novack Jr., heir to the Fontainebleau hotel fortune and owner of an extensive Batman memorabilia collection, was bludgeoned to death in his hotel room. At the direction of his wife Narcy, who orchestrated the killing, Ben’s eyes were cut out while he was still alive. Narcy was found guilty or plotting the murder earlier this summer.
Oklahoma man Michael Richardson, 19, was sentenced to 28 years in prison yesterday after pleading guilty to killing his girlfriend’s father for $6,000.
Nanette Ann Packard was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday for masterminding a plot to kill her wealthy boyfriend with the help of ex-NFL linebacker Eric Naposki.
A former Roman Catholic priest was convicted today of attempting to hire a hit man to kill a teenage boy who accused him of sexual assault.