It was shortly after lunch time at Westboro Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on the 24th of March, 1998, when the fire alarm began blaring in the classrooms. Children shuffled out into the schoolyard. It was a welcome relief from the morning’s mundane classes. As children stood around chatting, a pop echoed in the schoolyard, followed by another and then another…
It was around 8AM on the 25th of April, 2005, when a relative made a grisly discovery in the foyer of the upscale home of 50-year-old Diane Michele, in Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. It was the lifeless body of Diane, surrounded in a puddle of her own blood
In August of 2013, the young foster child of a couple in Logan, Iowa, was reported missing. The young boy’s older foster brother had come back home after playing outside with the young boy. It was noticed that the older foster brother had blood spattered on his t-shirt. He then relayed a very perplexing and unrealistic situation, a situation that evoked immediate fear.
In December of 2014, 39-year-old Angela Wrightson was attacked in her home in Hartlepool, England. She was a vulnerable woman who lived alone. The world would recoil in horror when two teenage girls were arrested in connection. They would be more disturbed to learn they had documented the attack on Snapchat.
In January of 2013, South Valley in New Mexico and the surrounding area was rocked by an extremely brutal mass murder which had taken place inside a secluded family home. The area would be even more horrified when they discovered who had been the perpetrator of the slaughter and in the aftermath, there be intense media coverage and a massive debate over gun control.
In 2014, 12-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn took some "red little pills" he had found in his home & stabbed another child to death. He expected that when police arrived at the scene, they would shoot him dead. He told them: "I want to die. I don't want to be on this earth anymore." An investigation revealed Jamarion had been the victim of extreme physical abuse & neglect at the hands of his mother & stepfather.