In the fall of 2015, the murder of 7-year-old Adrian Jones shocked the nation. His scattered remains had been discovered in a pig pen near the Kansas City, Kansas, home that his family were renting. His father, Michael Jones, and stepmother, Heather Jones, had fed his remains to pigs in an attempt to conceal his prolonged abuse and murder.
The case of Shawna Forde is a bizarre and tragic tale which highlights the dangers of militia groups. She first began making headlines in 2009, when she claimed to have been targeted for a series of violent incidents in Everett, Washington. According to Forde, she was the victim of Mexican drug cartel retribution for her Minutemen activism. However, in 2012, Forde committed a crime under the guise of the minutemen which completely overshadowed any of their earlier actions.
After abducting and murdering 10-year-old Katie Collman, Anthony Ray Stockelman was sentenced to serve his time in the same prison as one of Katie’s cousins.
As human beings, we all have ambitions and goals. For a number of people all across the world, their life’s ambition is quite simply to have a large family. In a perfect world, babies are born into hard-working families that do their best to provide for them a loving home and a stable environment. But what about those that are seen as nothing more than a source of income?
Less than ten minutes after 12-year-old Jose Reyes was dropped off at Sparks Middle School on the 21st of October, 2013, Reyes and a well-loved math teacher, Michael Landsberry, would be dead from gunshot wounds. After years of bullying and taunting, Reyes had finally snapped.
The name “Dardeen” resonates with the residents of Ina, Southern Illinois, who think back to a gruesome quadruple murder that took place in their sleepy hamlet in the late 1980s. Life in Ina was simple. There was a store, a gas station, a firehouse, a bank, a post office and little all else. But then in 1987, this settlement was rocked by a grisly murder that still remains unsolved today.
Lying south of Bega in New South Wales, Australia, is the tiny hamlet of Kalaru. In 1997, it only had around 400 residents, living among the green pastures of prime south-coast dairy country. The tranquil and rural lifestyle provides locals with a sense of security, but in 1997, this sense of security was completely shattered when two local teenagers vanished.
Amy Robinson was a young woman with mental disabilities. In 1998, she was abducted & murdered in her hometown of Arlington, Texas, by two men she believed were her friends.
5-year-old Kathy and 7-year-old Russell “Bubba” Tongay shot to fame as the “Aquatots.” The brother-sister duo performed swimming and diving feats around the world. Sadly Kathy met an untimely death at the hands of her domineering father.
West Wendover is a
small city that has thrived under a lucrative gambling industry in Nevada. In
addition, it’s also known for legal brothels and the air force base where Enola Gay took off,
heading for Hiroshima. Amidst these tales, however, is a story so shocking that is still wends through the deserts of West Wendover. A story about a tragic night where three local families lost their teenage children.