Tempe, AZ — Cynthia Hernandez, 45, was arrested on Friday on a homicide charge for killing her 14-year-old son , Jeremy Barragan, by shooting him in the head. Hernandez had called Tempe police on Thursday to report a “family feud”, but police found nothing wrong when they arrived. The next morning, Jeremy’s father called police to the home again to report that his son was dead. …Continue Reading
Update: 2/21/09-Maria Darlene Joseph entered a guilty plea last month to child abuse causing death and four charges of child abuse causing serious bodily injury. She was sentenced to 85 years. Originally charged with 17 counts, including first-degree murder, Maria accepted a plea deal which dropped the murder charge.
Colorado Springs, CO – An “unknown female” called Colorado Springs 911 at 10:01 p.m. Monday night, gave her address, and then dropped the phone. Dispatchers heard a child screaming that his skin was on fire. A child picked the phone up and told the dispatcher that “oil” was on fire, everyone inside the house was hurt and a 10-year-old boy was dead. Then, they heard a child asking: “Why did you kill him?”…Continue Reading
03/13/11 UPDATE: Travis Mullis has been convicted of capital murder in the death of his infant son, Alijah James Mullis. A hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 14 to determine the sentence. Caren Kohberger appears to have gone on with her life in the usual manner, because she’s classy like that. – imp
Galveston, Texas (January 29, 2008) – At about 9:00 AM local time this morning, Jesse Zaro and his wife were driving in Galveston near Seawall Boulevard and Ferry Road to go birdwatching. They stopped when they saw something that looked like a doll on the side of the road. Curious, Mr. Zaro got out of the car to see what the object was, and then “became ill, cried, and nearly collapsed.”…Continue Reading
It’s gonna be a slow news day today, as Imp and I have other, less interesting things to take care of that cannot be held off any longer. But I do have a few stories to post for you sickos. Starting with this one.
ANKENY, Iowa – This actually happened earlier this month. Sheila Tegtmeier was found dead in her kitchen, a victim of strangulation. The only one home was her 20-year-old autistic son, Roy Jr., who also had ligature marks on his neck. While neighbors waited for a police response on the capture of the person who did this act, they would only respond that this case “was complicated“. They weren’t kidding. The investigatio has concluded and it turns out that Tegtmeier tried to strangle her autistic son, and when that proved unsuccessful, she strangled herself.…Continue Reading
Waco, TX and Milwaukee, WI – This story is sad and messed up on a number of levels, and many of you know I don’t say that lightly. So hang on to your chairs and get some Kleenex, because this one’s just like that.
Last Friday, Alisa Lorraine Evans, 38, put her two-week old fraternal twins, Josiah and David Smith, into a bathtub in her mother’s Milwaukee home. Then she waited for the babies to stop struggling.
Evans’ mother, Joyce Smith, told police that she came home from errands on Friday and found the twin babies on a bathroom floor. Alisa Evans was sitting on the edge of the tub and just “raised her arms as if she was in distress”. The grandmother took the babies to the next room and called 911. Baby David was pronounced dead at a Milwaukee hospital on Friday. As of this writing, Josiah is still alive.…Continue Reading
11/18/08 UPDATE – Today, Kristina Fuelling pleaded guilty to child cruelty and the attempted murder of her newborn daughter Faith.Â However, a Placer County judge found that Fuelling was not guilty of Faith’s drowning murder by reason of mental disease or defect -Â specifically, post partum depression.Â The charges to which Fuelling pleaded guilty stem from an incident three days prior to Faith’s death when Kristina Fuelling tried to smother her baby. Fuelling faces between six and fifteen years in prison for the attempted murder and child cruelty charges.Â She will be sentenced in January.
Granite Bay, CA – Sometime before six o’clock Sunday morning, Kristina Fuelling, 27, drowned her baby in a bathroom sink. Faith Evelyn Fuelling, born January 12, 2008, was eight days old. Baby Faith was pronounced dead at around 7:20 AM Sunday at Sutter Roseville Medical Center after lifesaving measures were exhausted. Feulling’s husband, whose name is not being released, made the call to 911 at 6:00 AM. His name is not being released as he is not a suspect in his daughter’s death.…Continue Reading
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Marcos Gomez-Romero, 28, was charged with murder, accused of fatally beating his 4-month-old daughter. He told investigators that he beat Ariana Rodriguez Romero to death because he did not want a daughter. He had been beating the infant for months and she finally died on Christmas morning. The autopsy showed the baby had five new left rib fractures, eight old left rib fractures, some of the old fractures were in two places, and seven old right rib fractures. She also had a bruised liver, a hematoma and laceration on her spleen, a hemorrhage in her left eye, a bruise on her shoulder blade, a hemorrhage to a back muscle and bruising on each side of her mouth. Want to be really sickened? Keep reading……Continue Reading
WEDDINGTON, NC - Christa Chidester,34, was going through a divorce with her husband, Mark Chidester, 52. She also suffered from fibromyalgia, severe back pain and depression. She had gotten a court order which stated â€œWife and her daughter shall vacate the former marital residence no later than Friday, January 4, 2008, at 5 p.m.â€ Chidester did just that, but she left her and her 9-year-old daughter’s bodies behind. She suffocated Sarah Higgins in her bed, then apparently hung herself in the attic. She left a note detailing what she had done and what to do with her personal affairs.…Continue Reading
Washington, DC – Whoa. U.S. Marshals that were “serving an eviction notice” in a southeast DC apartment building January 9 smelled something really, really rank.Â When they investigated the smell, they did not find mice in the air ducts or someone’s lost guinea pig. What they did find was pretty heinous, even for Washington.
The decomposing corpses of four young girls were found in the apartment, where their mother, Banita Jacks, 33, had been living.Â Â With the dead bodies of her daughters,Â 5-year-old Aja Fogle, 6-year-old N’Kiah Fogle, 11-year-old Britney Jacks and 17-year-old Tatianna Jacks.Â Â Â For weeks, possibly months.…Continue Reading
BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. - One day after Lam Luong, 37, reported that his four children had not been returned to him by their mother, he has now admitted that he hurled them off the Dauphin Island bridge into the Mobile Bay 80ft below. Missing and presumed dead were 4-month-old Danny Luong; 1-year-old Lindsey Luong; 2-year-old Hannah Luong; and 3-year-old Ryan Phan. Police Chief John Joyner said the act appeared to be an act of revenge aimed at Luoung’s wife.…Continue Reading
Police are searching for Yaser Abdel Said, a 50-year-old taxi driver, who is accused of aborting his two daughters in their 68th and 71st trimester. The two daughters, Sarah Yaser Said and Amina Yaser Said, were found in their father’s taxi an hour after one of his daughters called 911 stating only that she “was dying”.
Friends of the girls describe the father as strict and did not approve of his daughters lifestyle. No word yet on how heavily Said’s religious insanity factors into this one, but rest assured, we will soon be hearing from another human who has communicated with God personally.…Continue Reading
Rita Kraft has died while in custody. Looks as if it were some type of drug overdose. Details at the end of article
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Rita Kraft has confessed to throwing her 18-month-old child off a balcony. The infant fell 30 feet to the ground. A family friend was able to revive the toddler by performing CPR. Authorities said has been charged with attempted murder. Kraft has pleaded not guilty.
Wow. So this is how short our entries were when we first started? Anyway, a seemingly final footnote to one of our very first stories (Thanks for commenting…all two of you) back in October. As you already know, Kraft was accused of tossing her kid off a balcony with every attempt to kill him. The baby lived, Kraft went to jail and has been sitting there ever since waiting on a trial.
On Tuesday, she was found to be unresponsive in her cell while her cellmate was trying to help. Lt. Craig Wilson says drugs were found in the cell the Kraft shared with another female inmate.…Continue Reading