Friday, a judge found Joseph Duncan competent, bringing him one possible step closer to a date with the needle. Duncan was sentenced to life nine times and to death three after his conviction for killing four people, and for child abduction and rape. A look at the whole case of the serial-killer pedophile Joseph Duncan.
When Jody Lynn Bowman caught her boyfriend, George Jupin, who had no history of pedophilia, molesting her daughter, 3, she got her 9 mm handgun and shot him in the head. Bowman claimed self-defense, saying that Jupin had lunged at her. A look at the evidence in this controversial case.
A survey of cases that captured the public’s attention and outrage.
For over a year, serial killer and child molester Joseph Edward Duncan kept a blog. In it, he documented his struggle to remain the man he called “Happy Joe,” a guy who had friends and healthy interests. Eventually, Duncan’s demons put an end to Happy Joe. Two days after his final entry, Duncan killed three people and kidnapped two children in Idaho.
Polly was 12 when she was abducted from her bedroom on October 1, 1993, during a slumber party by Richard Allen Davis, with promises that he would not hurt her the other girls if she went with him quietly. He raped and murdered her. This infamous case inspired hundreds of people, most prominently her father Marc Klaas, to work on behalf of America’s children.
A look at the case of beloved former college football coach Jerry Sandusky and the child sex abuse scandal that brought him to ruin.
From our friends at The Daily Dot: When two sisters slammed an anti-pedophile group for naming-and-shaming a suspect who later took his own life, the vigilantes turned their attention towards the siblings with threats that left them fearing for their safety.
From our friends at The Daily Dot: Sometimes it takes a major investigation to catch a pedophile. Other times, a man will allegedly post a picture of a child to Craigslist, claim the two have sex, and bring the cops right to his door.
A look at some educators who got too involved with their students.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: On Saturday morning, a shock wave hit the Dark Web, a collection of sites hidden behind walls of encryption and anonymity on the Tor network. Someone had compromised and essentially destroyed Freedom Hosting, the Dark Web’s most popular anonymous hosting company.