NORTH STONINGTON, Connecticut – Earlier we posted an article about a body police found burning on the side of the road.

This body has been identified as Rebecca Koster.

The 22-year-old was last seen on video in the Butcher Boys Bar and Grill in Holbrook around 3:30 a.m. Friday.

She is seen leaving the bar with her boyfriend, Dan Mayor, 28. An autopsy was performed on Saturday and her death was ruled a homicide.

Police had received a 911 call regarding a brush fire but when firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a blaze about 10 ft off the road containing human remains so badly damaged they could not tell the gender.

Now it is being reported that someone used her missing phone to send out some sick text messages.

The first message came at 11:40 p.m. Sunday: “Dan has me tied up in a basement somewhere in Commack.”

On Monday Rebecca’s mother received another text police believe came from a parking lot near Northern Parkway in Happauge.…

Odessa, Texas A family of four were found dead in their trailer by police conducting a welfare check. 30-year-old Juan Jesus Martinez, 22-year-old Judy Quezeda Martinez, 4-year-old Juan Jesus Martinez, Jr. and 2-year-old Miguel Martinez had all died of carbon monoxide poisoning. The mother and two kids were found in the living room, Mr. Martinez was found in a bedroom next to a generator that had run out of gas but was still in the “on” position. Investigators have determined that the generator was being used to provide electricity to the trailer. At some point, Martinez woke up and tried to get to the generator to turn it off, but was overcome and died. No disrespect meant towards the Martinez’s, but come one. Running a gas generator IN the trailer?…

Teen Dies After Being Pulled Into Wood Chipper

November 23, 2009 at 3:49 pm by  

POQUOSON, Virginia – It’s been awhile, but we have another horrific story of someone being killed inside a wood chipper. Sometime after 3 p.m. Sunday, 14-year-old Frank Anthony Gornick was working for Old Dominion Tree and Lawn Care Service doing some storm cleanup. He was using a shovel to load limbs into a wood chipper when the shovel got caught in the blades and Gornick was pulled inside the wood chipper. Another co-worker ran over to turn off the machine, but it was too late. The report says he died instantly so I guess that is some type of consolation for his friends and family. This ranks up there in my list of most horrific way to die. Even if this kid was an absolute asshole, which by all accounts he was not, he would not have deserved a death like this. A Facebook Page has been set up in his memory and Poquoson high school and middle school are making grief counselors available to all students. …

NICHOLS HILLS, Oklahoma – Details are scarce at the moment, but police have arrested Dr. Stephen Wolf, 51, on suspicion of killing his 9-year-old son, Tommy Wolf. Numerous 911 calls were made by his wife, Mary Wolf. One from a neighbor’s home and then two more from inside the Wolf home. When police arrived at the scene,  they found Mary with defensive wounds to her face and hands and Tommy dead at the scene. No word on cause of death, although Wolf had to be disarmed by arriving officers – reports are that it was a knife. No word on what started the altercation, but police believe that it started in the boy’s bedroom. Dr. Wolf has practiced medicine for 17 years and Tommy was a 3rd-grade student at Christ the King Catholic School.…

Jennifer Hammond Has Been Found

November 2, 2009 at 9:10 am by  

SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York – The remains of 18-year-old Jennifer Hammond were found in a heavily wooded near the Edinburg/Greenfield town line. Missing since 2003, Hammond was last seen at the Creek and Pines Trailer Park in Ballston Spa selling magazines door-to-door. The teen had a history of running away, but had a bus ticket back to her home state of Colorado. The ticket was never picked up, and her belongings were left in a hotel room. So now that the “where is Hammond” question has been answered, investigators will move on to figuring out how she died. But there may be more to this. Her death shares similarities with another teen found dead in the area — 19-year-old Christina White.…

RIALTO, California – On May 29, Mario Cisneros, 5, and his 3-year-old brother, David Cisneros, where at home with their grandmother, grandfather and a 1-year-old cousin when a fire broke out. As they were crawling behind their grandmother to escape the flames, the two boys got lost and ended up in a bathroom. That is where firefighters found them, along with a puppy. All three died. Now the grieving mother, Viviana Delgado, wants to honor the two boys by celebrating Halloween like they did in the past. She opened up the now vacant home as a haunted house attraction. Now you and your family can take a tour through the home and even re-enact the two boy’s last moments by crawling down the hallway into the bathroom where they succumbed to the heat and smoke.…

Who Killed Elizabeth Barrow?

October 9, 2009 at 6:00 am by  

Boston, MA – Officials have not released many details in this story, but the ones that are out there only lead to more questions.  Back on September 24th, just a month after turning 100 years old, Elizabeth Barrow was found dead in her bed at the nursing home she had lived in for the past 4 years.  Sounds about right, huh?  Well, not really.  She was found with a plastic bag over head and even though there were no signs of a struggle, her death was ruled a homicide by manual strangulation.  Her son says that Barrows was healthy and vibrant despite her age.  The family had taken her out to lunch and shopping just the day before her body was found.  Barrow had a female roommate who was in her 90s, but there is no word on any witness statements.  Considering the son is not blaming the facility, singing it’s praises even, and everyone is remaining tight lipped I am wondering if officials are keeping quiet because they in fact do have a suspect in mind. …

Gary Green Didn’t Want A Divorce

September 23, 2009 at 10:01 am by  

Dallas, TX – Most of us have been through it.  The end of a serious relationship or marriage.  You know, things didn’t work out and its time to cut your losses and split.  Some of us don’t part ways on good terms.  You know how it can be, your every waking minute is consumed with thoughts of revenge, plotting and scheming on how you can make them pay.  Wondering which cables belong to the brakes and exactly how much damage a brick to the back of the skull will actually cause.  Pondering exactly how tamper proof those pesky tamper proof seals are, and googling their drive from home to work every day.  You’ll show him that you don’t take these things lightly.  Besides, his taste in music and movies suck and he was lucky you ever gave him the time of day… Wait, what was I talking about?  Oh yeah, bad break-ups and thoughts of revenge.  Point is, we never do it.  As much as we want them to hurt, we once loved them and those pesky good memories always get in the way.…

A Moment Of Silence Please

September 4, 2009 at 11:41 am by  

When I woke up today, I never thought that within hours, I would lose a very big part of my life – but that is exactly what happened. Nothing can ever come close to explaining the loss I feel right now, especially after losing you in such an unforeseen, violent accident. Sadder still is the fact that it is all my fault. This is something I will have to live with for the rest of my life and I shudder at that thought. Five years ago you came to my house with some stupid E-Tard for an after-party I was throwing. You were here the next morning waiting for me and never left. I am not going to lie, I have had many of you, but none that stuck around like you did, and fit me so well that I NEVER thought of another. That is why this loss is hitting me in the gut like a sledgehammer and I cannot believe this has happened.…

Michael Wey’s Baby Boy Cracked The Wall

August 30, 2009 at 3:09 am by  

Jefferson, Wisconsin Babies love movement. It seems to calm them when nothing else seems to. Perhaps it is a ride in the car that does the trick, perhaps one of those swings that run on batteries and a timer. It could be, the only thing to quiet a cranky baby is setting them in their infant carrier/car seat and rocking them gently with your foot as you use your free hands to pop nerve pills into your mouth as though they’re candy. It seems all of these crutches were thought up so parents didn’t spend hours pacing back and forth with a screaming baby in their ears, stiffening up one moment and scrunching up their knees the next, making it a not-so-pleasant introduction to parenthood. Nonetheless, no matter what source of movement you employ to soothe your child, I doubt seriously a single one of you would dream of the extreme resourcefulness Michael Wey exercised:  a little swinging into the wall action. …

Review: Death With Interruptions

August 15, 2009 at 9:12 pm by  

It seems I have been blessed of late. I have happened upon one of those most improbable streaks in which every book I have picked up has been worthwhile. I have just read one of the strangest and thoroughly entertaining novels I have come across in a long, long time. Death with Interruptions is the first work of Jose’ Saramago that I have had the pleasure to read, but I assure you it will not be the last. Perhaps I have an unrecognized, latent affinity for novels produced in Latin countries. It could be that only the very best are being translated into english. Whatever the reason, as this is the second Latin writer to hit it square out of the park,  they are batting one thousand with this reviewer. This book addresses, in a narrative style, a situation that makes one question the nature of death, life, society at large and our place in it. Without being obvious or profane, the author leads us to question our basic moral assumptions.…

The Darkest Chocolate

August 11, 2009 at 7:38 am by  

Camden, NJ – In 1997 Vincent Smith II was probably told by doctors that he was in the ultimate good news/bad news situation. Maybe. Even if they had, chances are that Vincent didn’t hear a word – the poor guy was in a coma at the time. Vincent was in a car crash in Pennsylvania which ejected him out of the vehicle and sent him hurtling headlong into said coma. However, Vincent Smith II soon beat the odds when he awoke from the coma, virtually returning from the dead like religious icons Jesus of Nazareth, Lazarus and Tupac. The grim reaper himself had snatched Vincent up by the collar, muscled him over the threshold of life and death and then had apparently fallen asleep on the couch while Vincent crept back to consciousness on hands and knees. But he was back. A miracle-man. He was now a walking example of a human being who had triumphantly returned from the abyss. Then last month he drowned in boiling chocolate in Camden, NJ.…


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