Category Archives: Death/Loss

Father kills self and his two teenagers

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Residents in the small town of Murphys, Calif. are grieving after two teenagers were found murdered by their father.  Phillip Marshall, 54, shot his son, Alex Marshall, 17, and his daughter, Macaila Marshall, 14, and the family dog before turning the gun on himself. The two teens attended Bret Harte Union High School and their […]

Toddler dies after 4 story fall

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A family in Hartford, Connecticut is grieving the death of their 2-year-old daughter, who fell to her death from an open  4th floor window on Saturday. The family recently moved into the apartment on Wyllys Street. A reporter from WTNH saw no screens on the windows of the 4th floor of the apartment complex. Neighbor Zenaida Rivera showed […]

R.I.P. – Robin Gibb 1949-2012

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Robin Gibb of Bee Gees fame died, at the age of 62, on Sunday Morning. He passes away after a long battle with cancer. Robin Gibb was one of the three brothers who were responsible for iconic songs such as “Saturday Night Fever”. Robin Gibb was the lead singer on several of the Bee Gees’ […]

Facebook removes pictures of deceased baby, suspends outraged parent's account

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Baby was born with a rare birth defect and only lived 8 hoursOutraged parents Heather and Patrick Walker are looking for answers from the social networking giant Facebook as to why they took down the pictures she posted of her son, Grayson James Walker, who was born February 15, 2012 with a rare birth defect, […]

Arrest warrant issued in stabbing death of newlywed

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On Sunday, 26-year-old newlywed Estrella Carrera was found stabbed to death in a bathtub while still wearing her wedding dress. On Tuesday police in Burbank, IL issued an arrest warrant for her husband, Arnoldo Jiminez,30, on murder charges. Jiminez is 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 220 lbs. He was last seen driving a black, 2006 […]

Newly-wed in dress found stabbed to death

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A 26-year-old newlywed was found apparently stabbed to death in a bathtub just days after her wedding. Estrella Carrera was still in her wedding dress when police found her body in the apartment of a southwest suburban Chicago apartment. Her sister had not been able to contact her and asked police to do a well-being […]

Parents of drowned toddler, Devon Davis, snatch baby from foster home

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The parents of Devon Davis, the 2-year-old toddler who was found dead after drowning in a pond near his Houston, Texas home, have apparently kidnapped their infant daughter, Abbygail, from her foster home and fled. The parents of drowning victim, Devon, reportedly left their house, after packing up all their belongings and went to visit […]

30 year-old woman dies after drinking 2 gallons of Coca-Cola a day

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New Zealand Mother of 8 drank 2 gallons of Coke a day since she was a child  A New Zealand woman who died February 25th, 2010 after suffering cardiac arrest that her partner believes was tied to her soft-drink intake now hope that her death will be a lesson to others. Experts at an inquest […]

Will New Years Eve ever be the same?

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A true American idol has left this world forever, on April 18th, 2012 Dick Clark passed away at the age of 82. The name and face have been recognized by generations as he helped guide and mold the growth of rock ‘n’ roll. Dick Clark started as a DJ but quickly became a staple of […]

Unresponsive toddler pulled from Florida canal

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two year-old found with no pulse in a Lauderdale canalA Florida family is mourning the loss of their two year-old daughter today after the girl wandered off and fell into a Lauderdale Lakes canal and drowned. Jona Lilavois had gone missing yesterday afternoon at around 2:30PM. She wandered away from her house, while both of […]

Son and mother arraigned in shooting of 12 year old

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Girl shot and killed over a cell phone dispute. A Detroit man and his mother were arraigned on Sunday via video for the murder of 12-year-old Kade’jah Davis. Joshua Brown, 19 is accused of shooting and fatally wounding the young girl through a closed door, inside her house, last Tuesday. Magistrate Steve Lockhart believes that […]

Bronx boy, 6, dies after being given Methadone

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Boy accidentally given methadone out of a cold medicine bottleA six year-old boy from Bronx, NY died on Monday, January 30th at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, after ingesting a half-tablespoon of methadone that had been stored in a DayQuil bottle. The boy, Carlos Rios Jr. was given the medicine by his father, who was giving the […]

Babysitter charged with murder of 9-year-old Aliahna Lemmon

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Michael Plumadore, 39, has been formally charged with the murder of Aliahna Lemmon, a 9-year-old Indiana girl. Described as a “trusted family friend”, Plumadore confessed to police that he bludgeoned to death the girl to death then dismembered her just a few days before Christmas while she was in his care. In addition to the murder charge, Plumadore was also charged with abuse of […]

Babysitter admits to bludgeoning and dismembering 9-year-old Aliahna Lemmon

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Police said a 39 year old man trusted to babysit three girls has confessed that he bludgeoned 9-year-old Aliahna Lemmon to death with a brick then dismembered her. He then hid her head, hands and feet at the home where he was staying and dumped the rest of her remains nearby, according to police. Allen County sheriff’s investigators released an affidavit saying […]

A woman sent her husband on an errand before killing her father, her daughter and herself

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Authorities said Penelope Luddy, a woman in Western New York, sent her husband on an errand Wednesday, then killed her father, her 10-year-old daughter and herself with a shotgun. Just before he died, Luddy’s father managed to tell sheriff’s deputies what had happened. Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn said that Luddy, 53, had been “extremely distraught” for the […]

Facebook suicide prevention: Users can report suicidal posts

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The social media giant uses social reporting to address suicideFacebook has rolled out a system for reporting suicidal posts on its social networking site, on Tuesday. Once the message is reported, Facebook will send an automated message to the author of the post, with a link to chat with a suicide prevention counselor and the number of […]

Timothy Grimmer dies from gunshot wounds

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Neighbors feel the Grimmers were in need of help and state employees didn’t do enoughThe two children of mother Rachelle Grimmer have died from gunshot wounds sustained after a seven hour standoff with police at the Laredo Heath and Human Services building in Texas. According to reports, the Grimmers had applied for assistance multiple times. Neighbor Oscar Luis […]

Patrice O'Neal dead: Fellow comedians react

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After complications of a major stroke, comedian Patrice O’Neal has died at the age of 41. The comedy world responded with flood of posts and tweets for their fellow comedian, who was famous for getting big laughs, often times at his own expense. Charlie Sheen, who was roasted by O’Neal on Comedy Central said of the comic, “The world […]

Craigslist teen may have been threatened to silence

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The 16 year old charged in the Craigslist Killings may have been a victim of Rich Beasley as wellThe halls of Stow-Munroe Falls High School are no doubt abuzz with the news that classmate Brogan Rafferty is being accused of attempted murder, and the teen’s friends are speaking out. Brogan Rafferty, 16 has been charged with […]

Craigslist killings: Two more bodies discovered

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Death toll rises to three in the help-wanted murder schemeBreaking News: Friends of Brogan Rafferty speak out, new developments Two more victims have been identified in the Craigslist job scam in Ohio. One body may be Timothy Kern and the other has been identified as that of David Pauley, both suspected to have answered a Craigslist ad […]

Four-year-old boy beaten to death on his birthday

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In Chicago, Illinois, a 4-year-old boy was found in a Gage Park neighborhood home, apparently beaten to death on his birthday. Chicago police said that they are questioning the mother of the child and her boyfriend. The child was apparently found unresponsive by relatives who had come to deliver a birthday cake. Police said that officers were […]

Did Robert Wagner kill Natalie Wood?

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Authorities are taking another look into the actress’ suspicious death at seaOn Friday’s airing of TODAY, Dennis Davern has called for an investigation into the death of actress Natalie Wood, alleging that husband Robert Wagner is to blame for her death. “I made some terrible decisions and mistakes,” the boat captain told NBC News. “I did lie […]

Man accused of proposing with rings from murder victim

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Raymond Harris has a violent history according to prosecutorsWhen Raymond Harris proposed to Lorraine Reed two weeks ago, she was estattic. “I just looked at the rings and said, ‘Yeah!’” The wedding band was engraved, “To Lorraine,” with her birth date. “He said that I was his rock, he said he loved me, and he asked me […]

Chicago teen held in murder of young mother and two others

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Trio shot to death after picking up birthday cake for one victim’s 2-year-old daughter.Three 21-year-olds were shot to death in a Chicago parking lot after picking up a birthday cake for one of the victim’s daughter about 5 p.m. on Saturday. Chicago police have a 17-year-old in custody today, after witnesses picked him out of […]

Police in Streamwood, Illinois search for the mother of an infant found strangled at thrift store

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The search continues for the mother of a newborn baby boy who was found dead at a Salvation Army store in Streamwood, Illinois on Friday. The child had apparently been strangled. A press release issued by the Streamwood police on Saturday described the mother as being a Hispanic female between 14 and 25 years old, […]