Creek Pine Drive is an upmarket residential neighbourhood located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It boasts of large single-family homes dotted along a tree-lined avenue. It’s the kind of place that most families can only ever dream of living, but for the Crespi family, it was a reality. However, a darkness was lurking within the family that would rear its ugly head after an episode of psychosis. The ensuing events cast a spotlight on the effectiveness of mental health services, raising crucial questions about the accurate diagnosis and the challenges faced by individuals seeking proper treatment.
Teghan Skiba was a four-year-old girl living in Smithfield, North Carolina, with her mother, Helen Reyes, and Helen’s boyfriend, Jonathan Richardson. They lived in a barn on Richardson’s grandparents’ property, which lacked basic amenities such as running water and a bathroom. The only bedding available was a solitary air mattress on the floor. Despite the […]
Bess Town Road is located on the outskirts of Bessemer City, North Carolina. It’s surrounded in rolling fields and dotted with various wooded areas. On the afternoon of 15 August, 2016, police were directed to the quaint road after a report of a missing girl came in…
It was a quiet evening along the tree-lined street of Tealwood Place in Raleigh, North Carolina, on the 22nd of April, 2013. Residents of the neighbourhood were just settling in for the night, preparing dinner and watching television when they heard a deafening scream echoing throughout the neighbourhood. Some of them got out of their beds and glanced out the window, to see a woman running down the neighbourhood saturated in blood.
In May of 2016, a newly-divorced mother-of-two moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, to start afresh. Instead, however, she would find herself the victim of a random and chilling crime, a crime that struck fear into the heart of the community. The case became a disturbing reminder that sometimes, people will do anything for money, and sometimes, you can become a victim in the sanctity of your own home.