Newly released Jared Walter, 26, the infamous TriMet Barber of Portland, Oregon, convicted in 2010 of riding around on Portland’s TriMet bus system, and cutting the hair of unsuspecting female passengers, has launched a new public-transit-based string of assaults. Though he still likes hair, this time the assaults involve bodily fluids.
There are some roads that are simply confusing. The infamous “mixing bowl” on Interstate 95 in Virginia is one. Confusion leads to driver error, which can lead to accidents, or just really weird mistakes. This driver’s unimpaired confusion just led to a mistake, which, strangely enough, she is not the first driver to make.
On March 27, 1969, Karen Sprinker, 19, disappeared, the third victim of serial killer Jerome ‘Jerry’ Brudos, a married father of two and one of the most shocking serial killers known. Brudos abducted, tortured, mutilated and then killed young women, keeping body parts for his fetishistic, high-heeled rituals.
On March 8, 2002, sixty days after 12-year-old Ashley Pond went missing, Miranda Gaddis left for school and never returned. Ward Weaver, the man who raped and murdered both girls, was the son of a man who spent the rest of his days on death row for rape and murder. Was Weaver genetically predisposed to kill, or just a big fan of his dad’s work?
In early February, 1969, Russell Obremski went on an alcohol-fueled murder spree that left two women dead, one a pregnant mother of five. Sentenced to 20 years for the murder, Obremski was out in five months. It would be only a few months later that Obremski would inevitably break down and have a beer, with horrible consequences.
A fleet of trucks that drive across Oregon and Washington will now bear an age progression image of Kyron Horman, who went missing from his elementary school at age 7.
On the eve of Thanksgiving 1971 “Dan Cooper” entered into infamy and mystery when he parachuted from the plane he had just hijacked with 21 lbs of $20 bills and disappeared into the night, forever. This case remains one of the most enduring mysteries of the 20th century.
In a case reminiscent of the texting and smoking Alaskan woman’s fall from a cliff last September, an unidentified Portland, Ore., woman was discovered early on January 16, 2012, stuck between two buildings when her screams for help alerted one of the residents.
On December 17, 2001, a witness saw Longo on a bridge around 4:30 a.m. The witness’ offer for assistance was declined, and he left. Two days later the bodies of toddlers Zachary and Sadie Longo surfaced. It seemed they had been weighted down and dumped alive into the river, along with their mother, when they became an inconvenience.
Is it a great look interrupted, or a new look in itself? You decide.