In The Mean Time...
The more details that come out about this case, the more messed up it gets. As usual with these child abuse stories, if I am writing it up, then you know it’s a bad one.
On March 17, medical crews responded to a 911 call regarding an unresponsive child. When they arrived at the home they found 3-year-old Bethannie Johnson lying in the middle of the living room floor unresponsive.
Police and paramedics noted Bethannie was severely bruised on her head, abdomen and legs. She also had dried blood in her airway that was indicative of past injuries.
Paramedics managed to get the girl breathing again, but she would be pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. An autopsy found she had multiple internal and external head injuries and concluded she died of blunt force trauma.
When questioned by detectives, Gosset said she was Bethannie’s legal guardian and that she stays at the address because she provides child care for the person who lives there.…
According to police, the girl’s mother was at a home visiting a friend on Easter when she left her daughter on a couch to go in the garage to smoke meth.
According to investigators, that’s when the little girl was “taken into another room in the home where she was raped by the four men.”
When the mother returned from smoking meth, she noticed her daughter’s clothing was in disarray and that she was upset and wanted to go home. The next day the girl told her mother that the four men had raped her and one had threatened to kill her if she told anyone.
Police were called and the girl was able to pick out 36-year-old Larson RonDeau from a photograph. He would tell investigators that he was at the home with three other men and that the girl was there with her mother. He said if the girl was raped inside the home, he was not involved.…
But when you find that your children have been tattooed, your ex is passed out drunk and won’t answer the door for cops, it can’t get any worse, right? Not for a Travis County man who got a call from his son on Monday, say Lago Vista police.
According to the arrest affidavit, the son told his dad that “they had a surprise for him and that he might not like it.” When the father showed up at his ex-wife’s house in Lago Vista, he found his kids-ages 13, 10 and 9-with “fresh tattoos on their ankles.”
The children’s mother, 31-year-old Ashley Weir, was arrested, charged with allowing her boyfriend’s brother to ink the kids. Which is where it does get worse. The boyfriend’s brother? You guessed it: a registered sex offender.…
Victoria Reid, 60, reportedly confronted her 60-year-old husband about an affair he was allegedly having.
She had him sit on a sofa, then pulled out a gun that she used to taunt him with by aiming it at his head and chest.
According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, she told her husband of 16 years that she wanted to maim him and give him post-traumatic stress disorder – a condition she reportedly suffers from.
She may very well have succeeded, because she shot her husband in the knee. If that weren’t bad enough, the bullet traveled up the man’s thigh and took up residence in his testicles.
The man’s condition is not known, but Reid was arrested on Wednesday and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated domestic violence, false imprisonment and firing a weapon inside a home. She’s currently in the Brevard County Jail on a $35,000 bond.…
According to an arrest warrant released by Grand Prairie police, Quezada, 30, called 911 to report that she was performing CPR on her daughter, 4-year-old Leiliana Wright.
When responding paramedics noticed the girl had bruises on her face, Quezada told them her daughter had come home from a sleepover with the injuries and then fell in the shower. The child was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Three days later, the girl’s death was ruled a homicide due to blunt force trauma to the head and abdomen. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office said the girl had extensive bruising “from head to toe” and had whip marks on her back.
With this information, police arrested Quezada and charged her with injury to a child. Despite changing her story multiple times, the arrest warrant paints a pretty horrific picture of what happened on the day the girl died and, I gotta say, it’s a tough read.…
FONTANA, CA – A man walked into a California Target, headed to the kitchen section where he obtained a knife, then proceeded to stab himself to death.
Officials say that on Wednesday around 11 a.m., the man walked into the Target at 15272 Summit Ave. in the Falcon Ridge Town Center.
He made his way to the store’s kitchen section where he opened a package and pulled out a knife that he used to stab himself in the torso. He died at the scene.
“Upon arrival, our officers located an individual with an apparent self-inflicted stabbing wound to the torso area,” said Martha Guzman-Hurtado, police spokeswoman. “It appears that this incident is suicide.”
Target remained open for two more hours and did not close until the coroner arrived to remove the man’s dead body. This decision didn’t sit well with some people who were in the store shopping at the time of the incident.
“It’s disgusting that they would let people continue to shop when there’s a dead body inside,” said Marlene Rodriguez, who was in the store shopping until 1:30 p.m.…
In the recently released 911 call, Flowers’ daughter can be heard saying “This is an emergency. My dogs attacked and really hurt her. Please come!”
When police arrived at the home, Flowers was dead on the living room floor. She had suffered bites to her head and neck area, and had lost a significant amount of blood.
According to police, Flowers slipped or tripped onto a dog bed. The family’s two pit bulls went over and apparently started playing with her. This playing turned aggressive and then escalated into a full-blown attack.
Flowers’ daughter was eventually able to get the dogs off of her mother and call 911, but it was too late for Flowers.
Flowers’ daughters reportedly refused to sign the dogs over to Animal Care and Control to be held during the investigation into Flowers’ death, so animal control officers seized the dogs.…
Shaylyn was reported missing last week after her family woke up to find she was gone. The last one who had seen her alive was her father and grandmother, who had put her in her crib the previous night before going to sleep.
Also in the house that night was the girl’s grandfather, uncle, and Parker – who had been invited over by the uncle to drink and watch a movie.
The girl’s uncle told police that he saw Parker leave the home sometime between 3 and 4 a.m., and that he was walking away from the home carrying something. He added that he thought he might have seen a dangling foot.
Friends of Parker would tell police that he pulled his car into their garage sometime around 3:40 a.m. that morning, then went inside and began washing his clothes. They also said he was acting distant and not his usual self.…
Police say that early Saturday morning, 33-year-old Benjamin Batterham found 34-year-old Ricky Slater had broken into the home he shares with his young family.
The confrontation turned physical and spilled out into the street as Batterham and a friend fought with Slater and detained him at the scene until police arrived.
Slater was found unconscious at the scene and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. His family says Slater suffered a broken neck. Batterham was also taken to the hospital suffering from facial injuries, and later charged with recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm.
That charge was upgraded to a charge of murder after Slater’s life support was turned off on Sunday morning. Batterham turned himself in to police and is still in jail after being refused bail. Under New South Wales law, a person is not responsible for an offense if a “reasonable response” was used while acting in self-defense.…
According to a Humane Society press release, the biker discovered the dog hanging from a tree on the Department of Natural Resources’ property. The dog had been asphyxiated by being hanged from a branch with her feet barely touching the ground. Further evidence showed she was severely sexually assaulted while being restrained.
The Humane Society is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever raped and killed the dog. This reward is double the usual amount offered by the organization because one of their board members chipped in some of their own money.
“This is a truly horrific situation in all aspects,” said the humane society’s Washington director, Dan Paul. “To think about the suffering this dog experienced in her final moments, as well as knowing there’s an individual or individuals in our state who would perpetrate this type of abuse, is sickening.…
“It looks like this guy went on this website and was reviewing the website to see who is out there, who wants to go on dates,” said Sgt. Marvin Jones. “And then he set them up to rob them and sexually assault them.”
Withers met his first victim, a 37-year-old man, who he carjacked at gunpoint. The man was able to run from the scene and report the incident to police. Two hours later, Withers used the app to meet a 30-year-old man who he forced into the car before robbing and sexually assaulting him. The victim was forced from the car and was able to flag down a police officer.
Four hours later, Wither met another man using Jack’d and followed the same pattern.…
WALTON COUNTY, GA – A genius shooting at a lawnmower stuffed with explosives blew off one of his legs, and the incident was captured on video.
Before I go on, the explosives the man was using is called Tannerite. It is often used with shooters in small amounts because when it is hit by a bullet, it will create a small explosion.
The manufacturer recommends using about 1/2 a pound but, as you can imagine, people often use a shitload more and like to stuff it into things to blow up – things like vehicles, wild hogs, and even barns.
In this case, 32-year-old David Pressley and his friends decided to load three pounds of Tannerite in an old lawnmower.
As you can see in the following video, Pressley takes multiple shots at the lawnmower with a rifle before he finally triggers an explosion. The resulting blast sent debris flying, and Pressley lost his left leg below the knee in the process.
Pressley’s friends used a tourniquet around his leg and drove him to a nearby road where EMS met the group and he was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.…
According to reports, police were initially investigating a sexual battery case involving Johns and her boyfriend, Kurtz Villavicencio.
When police interviewed Villavicencio, he denied assaulting Johns and produced a cell phone video she had sent him.
In the video, Johns could be seen engaging in oral sex with two pet dogs. She also texted her boyfriend images of the encounter, and the two talked about her having sex with a yet a third dog.
Instead of arresting Villavicencio, police arrested Johns on three counts of engaging in sexual conduct with an animal. She was placed in the Collier County Jail but later released after posting her $6,000 bond.
Don’t look so down, Johns. So now everyone knows you enjoy some red rocket. Hopefully you can find some solace knowing you’re not the only one who got busted sucking on it.
Last Thursday, Hatcher walked to a neighbor’s house and informed them she had placed her 2-year-old daughter inside her family’s oven and needed help with her daughter’s injuries.
The girl was flown by air ambulance to the Parkland Burn Center in Dallas where, according to a GoFundMe page, she is suffering from second and third degree burns across 60 percent of her body. Hatcher was arrested and charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury. She is currently being held on $3000,000 bond.
According to a Texas Child Protective Agency spokesperson, the girl will be placed in foster care once she is released from the hospital. The girl’s uncle said that he and other family members are not being allowed to have contact with the girl.
This is par for the course in regards to Hatcher’s children. She reportedly has a history of drug abuse and that her 7-year-old son was previously removed from her custody by Child Protective Services.…
Robert Ritchie says he returned home from work Tuesday night to find Anna had already given 4-year-old Austin Cooper a bath and put him to bed.
The following morning he called 911 after finding his son unresponsive in his bed and not breathing.
“I think my son’s died,” Ritchie can be heard telling the dispatcher. “He got into a hot bath last night with my wife and she thought [unintelligible] OK. So, he said he wanted to go lay down in bed.”
Austin was taken to Atrium Medical Center where his death was ruled a homicide after an autopsy revealed the little boy had died from third-degree burns to his legs.
Anna was initially arrested and charged with child endangerment, but more charges are pending since she has reportedly admitted to dipping her stepson’s legs in a bathtub of scalding water as a punishment.…
According to reports, 27-year-old Giordanni Osse went to a home Monday night to retrieve clothing that belonged to a female acquaintance.
The three occupants inside – members of the Latin Kings street gang – were not happy to see him.
This could’ve been because Osse is a member of the rival Bloods gang, or because Osse may have broken into the home. That latter detail still isn’t clear but even if he had, Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter said what happened next did not fit the criteria of “reasonable” self-defense.
The home’s three occupants – Johnathan Faneytt, 21; Jesus Maldonado, 22; and Jorge Freire-Romero – punched, kicked and hit Osse in the head with a handgun. They then handcuffed Osse and placed in a bathtub where he was stabbed 12 times with a steak knife.
Police say Osse was then tied to a chair for hours and beat “within inches of his life.” Afterwards, Osse was put in a car and dumped on a street three miles away without his shoes or pants.…
SYRACUSE, NY – Man, oh man. Do I have a twisted one for you this morning. A father has admitted to catfishing his daughter for nude pictures that he would later use as blackmail material to molest her.
Back in 2013, a 41-year-old man created a handful of social media accounts pretending to be a 16-year-old boy. He used this account to communicate with his 14-year-old daughter and used the account to enter into an online relationship with her.
Throughout the relationship, the boyfriend constantly asked for the girl to send him nude pictures of herself. She initially resisted, but eventually sent him sexually explicit images of herself, totally unaware she was actually sending them to her own father.
The girl grew tired of the relationship and tried to break up with the boy, explaining she was looking for someone interested in more than just sex. Her father, posing as the teenage boy, responded to this breakup by asking for more nudes. When she denied his request, he resorted in blackmailing her using the previous pictures she’d sent him.…
According to Russian news outlets, 23-year-old Aleksandr U. was once the member of the punk rock band the Easy Riders. His bandmates kicked him out after learning he had a tendency to dress in women’s clothing.
One night in July of last year, Aleksandr had some friends over to the apartment he shared with his girlfriend, 22-year-old Viktoria V. According to reports, Aleksandr partaked in some alcohol and some bath salts – a drug we here at DD are familiar with – and lost his freaking mind.
After his friends left, Aleksandr attacked Viktoria with a knife, stabbing and cutting her more than 53 times in the chest, neck and lower extremities. He eventually decapitated Viktoria and, while wearing one of her dresses, performed sexual acts with her severed head.
As for a motive, investigators think that Viktoria was trying to break up with him after discovering he was wearing her makeup and clothing.…