Talented and educated Debbie rekindled her on-again-off-again relationship with Vegas dancer Jason ‘Blu’ Griffiths. Though there were warning signs, nobody guessed at the violence that lurked just below the surface. On December 13, 2010, police began the search for the missing dancer.
The college psychology student had returned home to Reno for winter break. One night, Brianna Denison crashed on some friends’ couch after a concert. But when her friends awoke, she was gone, leaving only a bloodstained pillow.
In early 2008, police in Clark County, Nevada, received an anonymous letter that included maps of the area around US 93 & Boulder Highway. Police conducted a search and on January 23 discovered a woman’s skull.
Eighteen-year-old Jeremy Strohmeyer wasn’t planning to molest and kill a little girl when he headed to a casino for a night of gambling–it just happened.
The two Berkley law students accused of torturing an exotic bird to death and playing with the decapitated corpse face charges. Kansas University chapter of fraternity Beta Theta Pi is under police investigation for animal cruelty after allegedly torturing and killing a turkey at their annual formal holiday party.
On October 22, 1985, Nevada’s Supreme Court affirmed the death sentence of convicted serial killer Cole. Cole had resisted any attempts to file appeals on his behalf, but given his crimes, there weren’t that many people interested in helping the confessed murderer and cannibal.
Two University of California, Berkley law students were arrested Friday after witnesses saw them playing catch with the decapitated head and carcass of a Guinea Fowl that they killed in a Las Vegas wildlife habitat.
Attorneys for James Biela, the man convicted of the 2008 murder of pretty coed Brianna Denison, argued Biela’s appeal Monday saying that the killer was unjustly given the death sentence. The Republic reports that Biela’s lawyers argued that the jury’s decision was influenced by passion fueled by an “avalanche of news coverage.