Browsing: Homicide

rae.carruth.podcastBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Carruth a new true-crime podcast, tells the story of Rae Carruth, a gifted wide receiver who was playing for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers when he was arrested for conspiring to murder Cherica Adams in 1999, when she was eight months pregnant. Cherica’s child, Chancellor Adams, survived the ordeal but suffers from cerebral palsy linked to his traumatic birth. Westword has the story.

scott.ostrem.mug.shotBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Last November, 47-year-old Scott Ostrem opened fire in a suburban Walmart, killing three people and terrifying more than forty others. The prosecutor in the case said he was thinking about seeking the death penalty in the case when Ostrem’s lawyers asked if he’d take it off capital punishment off the table in exchange for guilty pleas. Westword has the story. reading from the Voice Media empire: NBC’s Dateline recently aired a report about serial killer Scott Kimball. Among the subjects of the program was Jennifer Marcum, a former dancer at Shotgun Willie’s strip club whom Kimball has been convicted of killing, but whose remains still have not been found more than fifteen years after she vanished. Westword has the story.

westword_gun_finalBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire:More than a month after her daughter’s murder, Connie Jones still drives by the spot where she was killed, a patch of brush tucked behind a warehouse near a major highway interchange. It’s not an area that Jones had frequented before, not even for public transportation at the sprawling train and bus hub underneath the freeway overpass. But in recent weeks, Jones has been coming here from her home in Sheridan almost subconsciously, in a sort of ritualistic search for answers — or any kind of solace after losing her second child. Westword has the story.

maurice.butler.mug.shot.croppedBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Police have arrested a man suspected of carrying out a triple homicide last month near a major interchange where members of the local homeless community copngregated. Maurice Butler has been named as a suspect in the shooting deaths of Nicole Boston, 28, Jerome Coronado, 39, and Christopher Zamudio, 45. Here are the details. Westword has the story. reading from the Voice Media empire:  The arrest of Chris Watts for the murder of his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, three-year-old Celeste and four-year-old Bella, is one of the biggest stories in the country, with major cable channels regularly taking a break from their coverage of President Donald Trump’s latest tweets to go over the facts of the case known to date in forensic detail. And thanks to Chris’s shocking claim in the just-released arrest affidavit that Shanann is the person who actually killed the girls, that’s unlikely to change anytime soon. Westword has the story.

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