Tag: Mental Health
The Live Streamed Death of Katelyn Nicole Davis
On the 30th of December, 2016, 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis from Cedartown, Georgia, hanged herself in her garden. The tormented young girl live streamed the heart-breaking event. After the footage went viral, police were powerless to take it down.
Pierceton Parricide – Greg Ousley
Greg Ousley, 14, had confided in his parents that he was feeling suicidal and homicidal. They shrugged it off as Greg "watching too many movies." Tragically, the decision not to seek help for their son would prove to be deadly. Days later, Greg crept into his parents' bedroom as they slept.
Morbidology the Podcast – 56: The Herring Murders
In early August of 2015, Vermont was rocked by a shooting spree which culminated with the murder of a social worker. The grim murders sparked intense debate on gun control, mental illness, social services and security. The stolen lives tore apart two families, including one that was forced to deal with the aftermath of knowing that one of their own was responsible.
Morbidology the Podast – 35: Joe & Joy Pittman
It was around 1:40AM on the 28th of November, 2001, when firefighters in Chester, South Carolina, were alerted to a fire in a home on Slick Rock Road. When they arrived on the scene, they initially, believed that the home was empty. However, after extinguishing the flames, they found the bodies of 66-year-old Joe Pittman and his wife, 62-year-old Joy, in their bed on the second floor.