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  • Knox sheriff: Son dismembered, dissolved parents in acid

    12/01/2016 11:03:55 AM PST · by Gamecock · 78 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 121/2016 | Don Jacobs
    Joel Michael Guy Jr. drove up from his Baton Rouge, La., apartment last week to join his parents and three adult sisters for a last Thanksgiving dinner at the West Knox County home his parents had sold. Afterward the sisters returned to their homes in Maryville and Kingsport. Everything seemed fine during the family gathering at 11434 Goldenview Lane, authorities said. But sometime between Friday night and mid-day Saturday, the 28-year-old son attacked his parents with a knife, possibly tortured them and dismembered their bodies, leaving remains in various rooms of the 2,256-square-foot home, according to Knox County Sheriff's Office...
  • Oklahoma labor commissioner killed in restaurant stabbing: local media

    08/23/2015 8:33:20 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 08/23/2015 | Heide Brandes
    The Commissioner of Labor for Oklahoma, Mark Costello, was killed in a stabbing at a fast food restaurant in Oklahoma City on Sunday, local broadcasters reported, citing unnamed sources. Police declined to confirm that Costello was the victim but said one family member stabbed another family member at least four times with a knife after the pair agreed to meet at the restaurant following a fight earlier in the day. "So sorry to hear the tragic news about Mark Costello," Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said in a Tweet. Local broadcaster News 9, citing unnamed sources, reported that Costello was...
  • Detectives Say Teen Killed Parents, Then Threw House Party....

    07/18/2011 4:08:40 PM PDT · by TaraP · 87 replies
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- A Florida teenager is accused of killing his parents and then throwing a house party inside their Port St. Lucie home. Police said 17-year-old Tyler Hadley used a hammer to kill Blake Hadley, 54, and Mary-Jo Hadley, 47, on Saturday. Police went to the home at 371 Northeast Grandeur Ave. about 4:20 a.m. Sunday after getting an anonymous tip that a teenager had killed his parents and that their bodies were still in the home. Detectives said Tyler Hadley was nervous when he answered the door. "He said that his parents were out of town,"...
  • Breaking: Five Dead in South Valley Shooting (New Mexico)

    01/20/2013 10:36:20 AM PST · by lowbridge · 65 replies ^ | january 20, 2013 | Nancy Tipton
    A male juvenile is in custody this morning following a shooting in the South Valley that left five people dead. In an email from Bernalillo County officials, a shooting took place on Long Lane SW Saturday evening. Deputies were dispatched and found an adult male, an adult female and three children dead. All victims appeared to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Multiple weapons appeared to have been used including an assault-type rifle
  • Son, 15, admits killing his Oakland parents (Occupy kid?)

    01/30/2012 1:52:45 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 38 replies
    Oakland Tribune ^ | January 30, 2012 | Harry Harris and Chris De Benedetti
    A 15-year-old boy has admitted to killing his parents and hiding their bodies underneath blankets in the family's car parked outside their Oakland home, police said Saturday. Police arrested the juvenile, whom this newspaper is not naming because he is a minor, on suspicion of murder after speaking to him earlier in the day. He told investigators he killed Robert Kamin, 54, and Susan Poff, 50 -- a longtime couple who recently moved into the neighborhood -- on Thursday and hid their bodies in the home, a police source said. Police are not releasing the cause of death until a...
  • Cops: Woman admitted she choked her father

    11/22/2011 6:59:45 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | November 22, 2011 | Marie Szaniszlo and O’Ryan Johnson
    A Cambridge woman, who police say admitted to choking her 62-year-old father in a dispute over one of her children, was held without bail on assault charges after her father was found dead. Gylene Verna, 29, pleaded not guilty in Cambridge District Court to assault and battery and assault and battery on a police officer in connection with the death Sunday of Guy Verna. She is being held pending a Nov. 29 dangerousness hearing.
  • Md. girl, 16, convicted of soliciting dad's murder

    07/16/2009 2:53:58 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 6 replies · 421+ views
    hosted ^ | Jul 15 | DAVID DISHNEAU
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- A 16-year-old Maryland girl faces life in prison after a jury convicted her Wednesday of soliciting the murder of her father by asking a friend on a school bus to "take care of him" to end the beatings she claimed to have endured.
  • 16-Year-Old Convicted of Soliciting Dad's Killing

    07/15/2009 4:35:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies · 721+ views
    KVOA ^ | July 15, 2009
    Maryland jurors have convicted a 16-year-old girl of soliciting the slaying of her father who was stabbed to death outside the family's Hagerstown home on Halloween. The Washington County Circuit Court deliberated about 90 minutes Wednesday before finding Danielle Black guilty of solicitation of first-degree murder. She faces up to life in prison when she is sentenced. The 20-year-old man charged in the death of 47-year-old Billie Lee Black is not the same friend she spoke to on a school bus about killing her father. The girl contends she only wanted her father roughed up, not killed. She told police...
  • Md. Girl Accused of Soliciting Dad's Killing on Bus

    05/28/2009 6:57:30 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 8 replies · 544+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 5/28/2009 | Staff
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Danielle Black wasn't shy about it: She told her peers she wanted her father hurt, maybe even dead. So when Billy Lee Black was fatally stabbed in the alley behind their rented duplex on Halloween, it didn't take police long to question his 15-year-old daughter, who told friends her father had physically abused her. Danielle, a smart but troubled sophomore at South Hagerstown High School, is charged as an adult with soliciting first-degree murder by asking a boy on her school bus to kill her father. A judge was to decide Thursday whether to refer her to...
  • Teenager Bludgeoned His Father To Death After GP Prescribed Him Prozac

    02/07/2009 11:34:08 AM PST · by Steelfish · 38 replies · 1,056+ views
    Dail Mail (UK) ^ | February 7, 2009
    Teenager bludgeoned his father to death after GP prescribed him Prozac By ANDREW LEVY 06th February 2009. Edward Belben bludgeoned his father to death and attempted to murder his mother A teenager bludgeoned his father to death with a hammer and crowbar weeks after a GP prescribed him the controversial anti-depressant Prozac. Edward Belben, 15, battered his father Gary at least 30 times with the weapons before plunging a knife into his head. He then attacked his mother, Tanya, 43, with the bloody crowbar and stabbed her in the face with some scissors before she managed to escape.
  • Notorious NJ murderer dead

    04/01/2008 8:28:46 PM PDT · by Coleus · 10 replies · 141+ views ^ | Monday, March 24, 2008
    John E. List, a former Sunday school teacher who was on the run for more than 17 years after killing his family in 1971, has died while serving a life term for their murders, authorities said Monday. He was 82. List, of Westfield, was arrested in Virginia just days after being profiled on television's "America's Most Wanted" in 1989. He had remarried and was living under the name Robert P. Clark. List died 2:30 p.m. Friday, four days after being taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton from nearby New Jersey State Prison, said Deirdre Fedkenheuer, a spokeswoman for...
  • Phoenix Teen Admits Killing Father for Restricting His Use of MySpace

    03/06/2008 7:27:28 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 20 replies · 328+ views
    FOX News ^ | March 06, 2008 | AP
    PHOENIX — A Mesa teenager says he fatally shot his father last month because he wouldn't let him use the Internet, police reports show. According to a Mesa police report released Wednesday, 15-year-old Hughstan Schlicker told a homicide detective that he considered committing suicide in front of his father after finding a 12-gauge shotgun and ammunition in the garage of their home, but decided to murder his father instead and then commit suicide. Hughstan apparently surprised 49-year-old Ted Schlicker, who was standing in the kitchen when the boy approached him from behind, the police report said.
  • Elizabeth Township girl charged in dad's killing

    07/30/2007 9:58:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies · 1,275+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | July 31, 2007 | Torsten Ove and Jim McKinnon
    A 13-year-old girl fatally shot her father in the face with a shotgun early yesterday morning as he slept in their Elizabeth Township home, according to police. Rachel Booth was held without bond last night in the Allegheny County Jail, charged as an adult with homicide in the death of Matthew J. Booth, 34. She faces a preliminary hearing Friday.
  • Girl, 13, charged with shooting father to death

    07/30/2007 11:40:05 PM PDT · by Pencil · 19 replies · 1,201+ views
    BUENA VISTA, Pennsylvania (AP) -- A 13-year-old girl used a shotgun to fatally shoot her father in the head early Monday in a home overrun with animals and filth, police said. The girl told investigators she used a 12-gauge shotgun to shoot 34-year-old Matthew Booth in the face while he was in bed, according to a police affidavit. A police complaint did not identify a motive in the killing, but her mother, Michelle Fazek, who was separated from Booth, said she had complained several times to county child welfare officials that her daughter and her brother, 14, were living in...
  • Fire kills police officer; daughter charged

    03/19/2006 6:18:26 PM PST · by wjersey · 18 replies · 958+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 3/19/2006 | Toni Callas
    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer is dead, and his 13-year-old daughter is charged with his murder. Angry because her father disciplined her, Brittany Talington poured "some kind of liquid" over clothes and paper and set it aflame, causing the death of her father, Tyrone, Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson said today. Witnesses said they saw the girl, who has been charged as an adult, running from her father's Loretto Avenue home in Oxford Circle early yesterday as flames engulfed the duplex. It was not clear whether anyone else lived there, police said. Johnson said he believed the 32-year-old 10-year veteran was...
  • Inmate Guilty of Killing Pedophile Priest

    01/25/2006 11:35:12 AM PST · by US admirer · 57 replies · 2,162+ views
    AP ^ | Jan 25, 2006 | DENISE LAVOIE
    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A jury rejected an insanity defense and found prison inmate Joseph Druce guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the strangulation of pedophile priest John Geoghan, a central figure in Boston's clergy sex abuse scandal. Druce admitted sneaking into Geoghan's prison cell in August 2003. He jammed the door shut with a book, then beat and strangled the 68-year-old before guards could stop him. The defense had argued that Druce was mentally ill and under the delusion that God had chosen him to kill Geoghan and send a message to pedophiles around the world. Prosecutor Lawrence Murphy...
  • Son Accused Of Killing Dad To Hide Bad Grades

    12/17/2005 8:31:41 PM PST · by NapkinUser · 29 replies · 742+ views
    NBC ^ | 12/17/2005 | The Associated Press
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A 15-year-old boy allegedly killed his father then set their home on fire because he was afraid his father would find out he was failing some classes, prosecutors said. Ryan Watts was charged Friday with murdering his father, 50-year-old John E. Bruner, who was initially believed to have died in the fire earlier this week. He was charged as an adult. Watts was arrested Wednesday after an autopsy determined that Bruner died from multiple gunshot wounds and not from the fire, Santa Clara police said. According to court documents, Watts told police he took a .45-caliber...
  • Teen Accused of Killing Dad Over Grades

    12/17/2005 12:48:09 PM PST · by jdm · 43 replies · 1,445+ views
    AP ^ | December 17, 2005
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy allegedly killed his father, then set their home on fire because he was afraid his father would find out he was failing some classes, prosecutors said. Ryan Watts was charged Friday with murdering his father, 50-year-old John E. Bruner, who was initially believed to have died in the fire earlier this week. He was charged as an adult. Watts was arrested Wednesday after an autopsy determined that Bruner died from multiple gunshot wounds and not from the fire, Santa Clara police said. According to court documents, Watts told police he took a...
  • Woman gets 22 years for killing her parents

    12/15/2005 9:15:27 AM PST · by Smogger · 33 replies · 1,451+ views
    The Daily Bulletin ^ | Stacia Glenn,
    FONTANA - Years of abuse suffered at the hands of her father failed to sway a judge Wednesday from sentencing Alma Frakes to 22 years in prison for the fatal shootings of her parents in their Bloomington home. When Frakes discovered her father had molested her teen-aged daughter, the 35-year-old woman snatched her boyfriend's .45-caliber Sig Sauer semi-automatic pistol and drove to the home of her parents Sept. 12, 2004, where she shot and killed them. The family was wrought with incest, deception, lying and manipulation, Frakes has said, and she and her five sisters all suffered molestation at the...
  • The Homeschooled Murderer

    11/18/2005 7:33:41 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 62 replies · 2,536+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | November 18, 2005 | Paul Chesser
    RALEIGH -- If homeschooling families want to draw attention to their lifestyle and education methods when their children excel -- as in academic competitions -- they've got to accept that they will draw unwanted scrutiny when one of their own does something horrible. Such is the case with 18-year-old Pennsylvania murder suspect David Ludwig, who abducted his 14-year-old secret girlfriend Kara Borden Sunday after he allegedly gunned down her parents in their home. Ludwig was arrested in Indiana Monday with Borden in tow, after crashing his vehicle. Both were homeschooled and, according to some media reports, "deeply Christian." The nature...
  • Cops: Teen Killed Dad for Eating Last Sno-Ball

    06/13/2005 5:19:51 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 33 replies · 1,500+ views
    FOXNews/AP ^ | June 13, 2005
    Cops: Teen Killed Dad for Eating Last Sno-Ball Monday, June 13, 2005 McCOMB, Miss. — Authorities say a disagreement over a frozen snack led a McComb teenager to fatally shoot his father and threaten his mother. Curtis McCray Jr., 16, was arrested and charged with murder last week after allegedly shooting Curtis McCray Sr. with a shotgun from about 20 feet away, the Pike County Sheriff's Department (search) said. Investigator David Haywood said the shooting occurred after the teen was punished for being involved in a minor wreck, and the boy became enraged when his parents returned home eating Sno-Balls...
  • Teen not indicted for killing his father

    06/08/2005 5:46:43 AM PDT · by tuffydoodle · 11 replies · 567+ views
    Teen not indicted for killing his father By Deanna Boyd Star-Telegram Staff Writer FORT WORTH - Casey Morgan didn't plan on killing his father. He just wanted him to stop. But Arch Jack Morgan, 43, had been drinking and was angry. Morgan was mad that he had been arrested outside his brother's Fort Worth home the day before. He was enraged that his brother, fed up with his behavior, had told him that he was no longer welcome at his house. "The whole day we were gathering up all of his stuff in the house, and we put it all...
  • Mother talks about son who killed husband

    05/06/2005 9:58:46 AM PDT · by eccentric · 132 replies · 2,266+ views
    KSN News ^ | May 5, 2005 | Chandra Brown
    HUMBOLDT, Kansas, May 06, 2005 -- Last week, police say a 10-year-old boy shot and killed his adopted father. The grisly murder took place inside their rural home near Humboldt in Allen County. Now a grieving widow and mother shares her feelings for her son. "Family, friends, anyone -- if he was needed, he was there -- a very dedicated father, said Debbie Hamlin about her husband Bob. After 21 years of marriage, Debbie says she is glad for the memories with Bob. She just wishes she could have more. Bob and Debbie adopted Debbie’s grandson when he was just...
  • Daughter Charged in Alleged Assisted Suicide

    04/30/2005 8:55:04 AM PDT · by stm · 24 replies · 660+ views
    Fox News ^ | 30 Apr 05 | AP
    BOULDER, Colo. — A 14-year-old girl who claimed she shot her father to death to help him commit suicide has been charged with second-degree murder.
  • The Reinvestigator

    03/08/2005 11:40:22 AM PST · by snarks_when_bored · 6 replies · 1,329+ views ^ | March 14, 2005 issue | Greg Sargent
    Profile The Reinvestigator Marty Tankleff has spent the past fifteen years in prison telling anyone who’d listen he was wrongfully convicted of killing his parents. Can P.I. Jay Salpeter, a tough-talking former cop, finally prove it? By Greg Sargent Jay Salpeter, near the wooded area where he found what he believes is the Tankleff murder weapon.(Photo credit: Kyoko Hamada) Private Investigator Jay Salpeter inched his blue Mercedes SUV along a narrow road in affluent Belle Terre, a private community on Long Island’s North Shore, and stopped at a luxurious mansion overlooking the Sound. Here was the setting of one...
  • Samurai Sword Used In Long Island Murder

    02/28/2005 6:58:07 AM PST · by Calpernia · 61 replies · 3,721+ views
    1010 WINS - NEW YORK ^ | Feb 28, 2005 6:46 am US/Eastern | 1010wins
    A retired city police officer was found dead in his Long Island home on Sunday, apparently slashed to death by a samurai sword, authorities said. The former policeman, Scott Nager, 51, was found dead by his wife, Laura at about 1 p.m., said Officer Al Prim, a spokesman for the Suffolk County police. Nager served on the city police force for 15 years, working as a patrolman in the 34th precinct, which includes Washington Heights and Inwood. He retired in July, 1996 because of a service-related injury, The New York Times reported. Suffolk county police said Laura Nager's son, Zachary...
  • Boy made into cause by group - Parental Alienation Syndrome

    12/29/2004 1:10:40 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies · 814+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | December 29, 2004 | ANDREW TILGHMAN
    A 10-year-old child accused of fatally shooting his father this summer has become a national poster boy for a controversial and unofficial psychiatric disorder: Parental Alienation Syndrome. Parents and others seeking formal recognition of the so-called syndrome have latched onto the death of 41-year-old Rick Lohstroh, who was killed on Aug. 27 outside his ex-wife's Katy home. After a bitter divorce in 2003, Lohstroh was picking up his two sons for a visit under a joint-custody agreement when the 10-year-old shot him from the back seat of the car, police said. Since then, advocates have pointed to Lohstroh's death to...
  • Police: College Student Charged With Killing Parents Said "God Told Me To"

    12/12/2004 8:41:41 AM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 32 replies · 2,203+ views News ^ | 12/11/04 | Bill Poovey/AP
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A college student who admitted he fatally shot his parents in their bedroom and broke a chain saw cutting up their bodies told investigators: "God told me to." Philip Badowski made the comment in a recorded interview with police following the Dec. 2 slayings of Chester "Chet" Badowski Jr., 47, and Christine Badowski, 46. Prosecutors played the recording at Badowski's preliminary hearing Friday. General Sessions Court Judge Bob Moon referred two murder and abuse of corpse charges to a grand jury and ordered Badowski held without bail. Lawyers for both sides declined to comment after the...
  • Texas Man Who Killed Parents Diagnosed as Mentally Ill

    10/29/2003 7:50:57 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 6 replies · 216+ views
    Lubbock, TX, Avalanche-Journal ^ | 10-29-03 | Langton, Elizabeth
    Man who killed parents diagnosed as mentally ill BY ELIZABETH LANGTON AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Bradley Calverley, who shot and killed his parents Monday and later was killed by a sheriff's deputy, suffered from mental illness that required his hospitalization two years ago, according to testimony by his former psychiatrist. Dr. Mark Unterberg of Dallas diagnosed Calverley, 42, with schizoaffective disorder and major depression, according to an April 2002 deposition obtained by The Avalanche-Journal. Calverley killed his parents, Harry and Darlene Calverley, early Monday morning after crashing his SUV through their Ransom Canyon home. Authorities said they have not determined what prompted the...
  • West Texas Man, 42, Guns Down Parents in Home

    10/28/2003 5:43:32 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 27 replies · 233+ views
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal ^ | 10-28-03 | Smith, P. Christine
    Man guns down parents in home Lake Ransom Canyon couple's son killed by police after fleeing scene BY P. CHRISTINE SMITH AVALANCHE-JOURNAL LAKE RANSOM CANYON — A sense of disbelief gripped this quiet community Monday after Harry and Darlene Calverley were slain by their son Bradley, who shot them after crashing his SUV through their home in the early morning darkness. He was later shot and killed by Lubbock County sheriff's deputies. Sue Keveryn, a Realtor at Lake Ransom Canyon, said Harry Calverley, 73, and Darlene Calverley, 63, were well-known and respected members of the scenic little town east of...
  • KY Teen Says Father Berated Him, But Why He Killed Mother Too Remains a Mystery

    08/27/2003 6:33:44 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 10 replies · 396+ views
    Lexington, KY, Herald-Leader ^ | 08-27-03 | Lasseter, Tom
    Teen says father berated him BUT WHY HE KILLED MOTHER IS A MYSTERY By Tom Lasseter HERALD-LEADER STAFF WRITER COLUMBIA - At the age of 16, Blake Walker shot his parents to death in their home last year, emptying the clip of a 9mm rifle, because he said he could no longer stand his father's constant criticisms about his life, friends and housework. In Adair Circuit Court yesterday, Walker, crying and shaking a little, apologized for the Dec. 8 murders. He loved his father, Walker said, but they never got along. In a statement he wrote for the court, Walker...
  • Columbia, KY, Hopes Teen Killer Will Explain Why He Killed His Parents

    08/25/2003 6:37:47 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 17 replies · 383+ views
    Louisville, KY, Courier-Journal ^ | 08-25-03 | Lindenberger, Michael A.
    <p>COLUMBIA, Ky. – The sentencing of 17-year-old Blake Walker for killing his parents, scheduled for tomorrow, may bring closure to some, but others in this small college town say they have to know why it happened before they can get any peace.</p>
  • Senator Wants to 'Promote Some Diversity' in Congressional Artwork

    08/13/2003 8:59:01 AM PDT · by ppaul · 10 replies · 382+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 8/13/03 | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 — There is not much to distinguish the painting of Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce from the countless other official portraits that line the corridors of the United States Capitol. The senator, who represented Mississippi in the late 1800's, is dressed in a dark, three-piece suit, a watch chain of gold stretched across his ample belly. His face bears a look of calm seriousness, befitting a man of power. There is, however, one thing that sets this picture apart: Senator Bruce is black. In a gallery populated almost exclusively by images of white men, the portrait of Bruce,...
  • King Boys' convictions in dad's killing thrown out/overturned

    10/17/2002 9:00:05 PM PDT · by JenGWL · 8 replies · 310+ views
    CNN.COM ^ | Thursday, October 17, 2002 | Associated Press
    <p>PENSACOLA, Florida (CNN) -- A judge Thursday threw out the convictions of two teenage boys found guilty of beating their father to death with a baseball bat.</p> <p>The ruling by Circuit Judge Frank Bell was just the latest twist in a case that has already tested legal precedent.</p>
  • King boys found guilty in murder of father

    09/06/2002 12:53:45 PM PDT · by Dengar01 · 164 replies · 712+ views
    Court TV
    Breaking on Court TV now... Derek King Guilty of Second Degree and Arson. Alex King Guilty of Second Degree Murder and Arson
  • Woman held in slaying of parents

    04/20/2002 10:08:49 AM PDT · by ValerieUSA · 11 replies · 437+ views
    Ft Worth Star Telegram ^ | Sat, Apr. 20, 2002 | MELODY McDONALD and DEANNA BOYD
    The note at the scene hinted that the brutal slayings of the Police Department's fingerprint specialist and his beloved wife were a criminal's act of revenge. DNA evidence suggested otherwise. Friday morning, police arrested the 48-year-old daughter of Loyd and Agnes Courtney on a capital murder warrant in the Nov. 2 deaths of her parents. Deborah Pieringer, a homemaker and mother, is in the Mansfield Jail with bail set at $500,000. Authorities say the 5-foot-4, 250-pound woman repeatedly stabbed her parents with a knife and bludgeoned them, possibly with a frying pan and table leg. A note found at the...