Currently's true crime blog highlights some of the country's most bizarre and gruesome crimes.
Sept. 20, 2:40 pm ET
Authorities said a senseless quadruple murder in Romeoville, Illinois, including two adult victims and their two children was "not a random incident."
Sept. 19, 10:50 am ET
Attorneys for Richard Allen, the man accused of murdering two teen girls in Delphi, Indiana, made shocking new claims in a new court filing Monday.
Sept. 15, 8:30 pm ET
Six members of a religious group called “Soldiers of Christ” have been charged with killing a South Korean woman recently found dead in the trunk of a car, who authorities said was lured to the United States to join the religious group but was tortured and starved instead.
Missing doctor who lived near Twin Towers officially died on 9/11 — but sleuths suspect she was killed earlier
Sept. 14, 7:00 pm ET
More than a decade after an appeals court decided the mysterious death of a New York City doctor happened Sept. 11, 2001, the true crime community is paying new attention to the peculiar circumstances of Dr. Sneha Anne Philip, who was last seen the day before the terror attacks.
Sept. 13, 8:00 pm ET
In May 1997, things were looking up for Gary Patterson, a 33-year-old Waco, Texas draftsman and single dad with a 6-year-old daughter Crystal.
Sept. 11, 11:25 am ET
Authorities said Lexi White, a 911 dispatcher for the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office, and Kenneth Booth, a deputy at the same office, were dating. They believed the two had an argument that escalated to the point where Booth pulled out his gun and shot her.
Sept. 9, 2:40 pm ET
A Ukrainian man has been charged with the stabbing murders of his adoptive parents in Florida.
Sept. 7, 7:05 pm ET
Krista Lueth has been missing since November 2008, when she failed to show up for a class at Michigan State University, where she was studying horticulture
Sept. 1, 1:15 pm ET
A dispute among married deputies ended with one of them shot dead, Oklahoma police said.
"We are all heartbroken. Jordan was a ray of sunshine with a smile that could light up a room. She loved being a deputy sheriff and had a heart for serving others," Sheriff Chris Amason wrote in reaction to the news.
Sept. 1, 1:05 pm ET
Two parents and two of their children were found dead Monday in what appeared to be a murder-suicide in Allen, Texas, weeks after their daughter drowned, police said.
Aug. 30, 2:55 pm ET
After nearly 50 years, the mystery of the “Lady of the Dunes” case has finally been solved with police concluding that the woman whose mutilated body was discovered on Cape Cod was killed by her husband.
Aug. 29, 11:40 am ET
Brandy Hutchins “from every indication in our investigation now, has murdered her 10-year-old child and her 19-year-old child. Murdered them,” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at a press conference on Sunday. “And then subsequent to that, she shot herself.”
Aug. 25, 6:20 pm ET
Police are investigating the death of 22-year-old social media influencer Beauty Couch, whose body was found near a vehicle engulfed in flames in Austell, Georgia, a city in the Atlanta metro area.
Aug. 25, 5:25 pm ET
Angelina Tran, 21, apparently woke in the middle of the night on Aug. 7, saw her mother being beaten by her stepfather, Nghiep Kein Chau, 54, and stepped in to intervene — at the cost of her own life.
19-year-old woman ambushed and kidnapped — and then her body was found dumped in a field. What happened to Andrea Vazquez?
Aug. 23, 8:40 pm ET
It was a Sunday night and a young couple were sitting together in a car at a park near Los Angeles.
What happened next was something straight out of a horror movie — except this was real life.
Aug. 23, 8:30 pm ET
Colin Kerdachi, 78, was reported missing by friends on Feb. 20, 2021, police said, following a major winter storm that slammed the state, leaving 246 people dead across 77 counties.
Aug. 22, 7:50 pm ET
A man was arrested after Louisiana deputies say he drove around with a woman’s body for a month after killing her.
Aug. 22, 7:40 pm ET
The Beaver County District Attorney's Office is asking the public for help in solving the murder of Rachael DelTondo, a 33-year-old Pennsylvania teacher who was shot dead in her driveway on Mother's Day of 2018.
Aug. 21, 8:40 pm ET
Lucy Letby, who refused to appear in court to face grieving parents who spoke of their anger and anguish, was given the most severe sentence possible under British law, which does not allow the death penalty.
A headless body. Victims bludgeoned to death: Mass murderer evades death penalty in surprise plea deal
Aug. 18, 12:15 pm ET
A man who killed eight people in one of Tennessee's worst mass murders will not face the death penalty after pleading guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder.
Aug. 16, 7:15 pm ET
The father of an 11-year-old Texas girl whose strangled and sexually assaulted body was found underneath her bed on Saturday said she sent him an alarming message moments before her death.
Aug. 16, 7:10 pm ET
A homicide investigation has been launched after a mother called the police to report discovering a woman wrapped in plastic in her son’s bedroom.
Aug. 15, 8:15 pm ET
Police found a man's body wrapped in duct taped-secured plastic dumped inside a detached structure of a couple's home over the weekend.
Aug. 15, 8:05 pm ET
Timothy Bliefnick, the one-time "Family Feud" contestant who mocked his wife on the nationally broadcast game show and later shot her to death during a bitter divorce and custody battle for their three sons, will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Aug. 11, 8:20 pm ET
A Georgia man was sentenced to life in prison for shooting into a car last November, killing his teenage girlfriend and injuring a man in the Army that she was dating.
Aug. 10, 12:05 pm ET
"Black widower" Thomas Randolph – who has been married to six women, four of whom are dead – is back in headlines this week as he begins his second murder trial for the alleged killing of his sixth spouse and her apparent hitman.
Aug. 10, 11:55 am ET
Rachel Morin shared a post on Facebook that hinted at her possible affinity for thrill months before she was found dead along a forest trail in Maryland.
Aug. 10, 11:45 am ET
In March 2023, a Utah woman named Kouri Richins published a children’s book titled Are You With Me? which she characterized as an effort to help her three young sons process the loss of their father, who had died suddenly the previous year.
A few weeks later, on May 8, 2023, Richins was arrested and charged with killing her husband, Eric.
Aug. 3, 8:55 pm ET
William Lowe told Delray Beach, Florida police investigators that his wife, Aydil Barbosa Fontes, had traveled to Brazil and had been away for about three weeks. The 78-year-old man could not explain how she got to the airport or which airline she traveled on, police said.
Aug. 3, 8:45 pm ET
Former Auburn football player Robert Shiver helped bail out his estranged wife Lindsay Shiver and her alleged accomplices after they were charged with trying to have him killed, according to a local report.
Aug. 1, 2:15 pm ET
Former Olympic boxer Félix Verdejo-Sánchez was convicted on Friday of killing his pregnant lover in 2021 because she refused to get an abortion.
Aug. 1, 2:00 pm ET
After hours of harrowing statements detailing how Lori Vallow Daybell murdered her two children and conspired to kill her husband's first wife, the Idaho “doomsday mom” on Monday indicated she wanted to speak.
July 26, 9:25 pm ET
A Wisconsin woman accused of brutally strangling and dismembering her lover in a meth-fueled tryst smirked and made a “finger gun” gesture in court on Tuesday as witnesses revealed graphic details about the February 2022 murder.
Brother posted chilling Facebook tribute to the 16-year-old sister he sexually assaulted and murdered
July 25, 7:40 pm ET
The day before his arrest on Dec. 1, 20-year-old Connor Gibson wrote on Facebook: “Amber, you will fly high for the rest of time. We will all miss you. Especially me. I love you ginger midget.”
July 25, 7:30 pm ET
The Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect had a somewhat blase reaction when a group of plain-clothes police officers swooped on him in the heart of a busy Manhattan street and arrested him in connection to a chilling series of cold case murders, according to authorities.
July 24, 8:10 pm ET
The gruesome discovery was made after someone called 911 to report a suspicious item in the Intracoastal Waterway in Delray Beach around 4 p.m. Friday.
July 24, 8:00 pm ET
The horrific incident began to unfold shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday ― and ended later with the gunman shooting himself live on Facebook.
July 21, 5:40 pm ET
A woman and her three children — ranging from a few months old to 11 years old — were discovered dead in their home in Verdigris, Oklahoma, on Thursday evening in an incident that started with firecrackers going off in the garage.
July 20, 7:30 pm ET
Chad Doerman, an Ohio father accused of murdering his three sons, had been plotting the killings for months, according to court documents.
Ex-escort describes eerie date with Gilgo Beach murders suspect where he obsessed over those killings
July 19, 5:50 pm ET
A former escort who claims she once went on a date with suspected Gilgo Beach serial killerRex Heuermann has described chilling comments that he allegedly made about the then-unsolved murder case.
July 18, 8:30 pm ET
Authorities said they have identified a link between four women who were found dead in Portland, Oregon, and the surrounding area over the last three months.
July 17, 8:15 pm ET
Bodycam footage released by police in Muskogee, Oklahoma, captured the chilling moment that NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson’s mother-in-law took her own life after shooting her husband and grandson.
July 14, 8:10 pm ET
The military has launched a criminal investigation into a Fort Cavazos soldier whose wife was found dead in mysterious circumstances while he was “willfully” absent from the Texas base for 11 days.
July 14, 8:05 pm ET
An affidavit revealed that beloved Tennessee hand surgeon Benjamin Mauck was shot to death in front of a stunned nurse.
July 11, 8:30 pm ET
Former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten was released from prison on Tuesday after serving 53 years behind bars, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
July 11, 8:20 pm ET
During the brief conversation, Murdaugh — who was convicted of murdering his wife and other son — says he has been trying to call his son and tells him he "loves" him and is "proud" of him.
July 10, 8:30 pm ET
A man's headless body was found in a love hotel in Japan. He was last seen alive while entering the building with a person dressed in women's clothing.
July 7, 8:20 pm ET
A Florida man who kidnapped and murdered a Black Lives Matter student activist and a retired state worker will face life in prison, after taking a plea deal confessing to the two women’s deaths.
July 7, 8:25 pm ET
Cops investigating a man’s body discovered stuffed in a garbage bag in Queens arrested his brother Thursday for concealing the corpse. They also happened upon a second body at the victim’s home, police said.
July 6, 8:05 pm ET
The first of two Iowa teens who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder after bludgeoning a Spanish teacher to death with a baseball bat was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 35 years.
July 6, 7:55 pm ET
In 1985, a bespectacled grandmother suffering from Alzheimer's disease wandered out of her home in Lake Worth Beach, Florida, and into the car of a stranger. He dumped her body 30 miles away on a dead-end dirt road, naked and badly beaten.
She died 11 days later.
July 5, 10:30 pm ET
A Georgia mom is facing charges after her 7-year-old daughter was found decaying in a closet of a vacant apartment, police say.
July 5, 10:25 pm ET
A Florida lawyer who was accused of stealing from his family’s trust fund is now charged with murder in connection with his father’s death.
July 3, 4:45 pm ET
New Mexico nurse Dawn Sandoval longed for the love of a lifetime. But her quest to find love again after two failed marriages, and a devastating betrayal would cost the mom of four boys the ultimate price.
NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson’s in-laws and their 11-year-old grandson dead in apparent murder-suicide
June 27, 11:45 pm ET
The in-laws of NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and their grandson were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Oklahoma, police said Tuesday.
June 27, 11:15 pm ET
A couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and a relative in her 90s were found stabbed and bludgeoned to death in a Boston area home over the weekend.
June 23, 4:05 pm ET
On Dec. 15, 2005, doting matriarch Minnie Smith was found dead on the bedroom floor of her California home. The 66-year-old had been beaten repeatedly with a metal fireplace tool, which fractured her face and skull.
June 23, 2:05 pm ET
Warning: This story includes graphic and disturbing content ahead including mentions of abuse, rape, and murder.
June 20, 10:40 pm ET
The Montgomery family had been living in their Chrysler Sebring for about 10 days before Harmony Montgomery was fatally beaten by her father for having bathroom accidents in the car, according to a newly unsealed affidavit.
June 20, 10:35 pm ET
A New York husband and wife allegedly used burner phones, heavy machinery and meticulous planning to murder the wife’s ex-husband and thoroughly cover their tracks, federal prosecutors allege.
Man kills wife, daughter and grandchildren in horror murder-suicide a year after she predicted attack
June 16, 7:25 pm ET
Six people, including three children, are dead after a horror murder-suicide in Marion County, Tennessee, authorities say.
Ohio father lined up, executed three young sons with a rifle, prosecutors say — even hunting one down
June 16, 7:35 pm ET
An Ohio man has been charged with murder after his three young sons were shot and a young girl was seen running in the street screaming her father “was killing everyone,” authorities say.
June 15, 7:40 pm ET
Nathan Carman, the 29-year-old Vermont man accused of slaying his mom and dumping her body in the Atlantic during a 2016 fishing trip, died on Thursday, federal prosecutors announced. He was slated to go to trial in October on murder and fraud charges surrounding the death of his mom, Linda Carman, who prosecutors say Carman killed in order to boost his share of the family’s multi-million dollar estate.
A body in a suitcase, Bonnie and Clyde fantasy and baby born in Bali prison: The chilling case of Heather Mack
June 14, 6:35 pm ET
Infamously dubbed the “Suitcase killer,” Heather Mack, then 18 and pregnant, and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, then 21, bludgeoned her socialite mother Sheila von Weise-Mack, 62, to death and stuffed her body in a suitcase while on vacation at a luxury 5-star resort in Bali.
June 14, 5:55pm ET
Eric Richins, a Utah man allegedly poisoned to death by his wife of nine years, took "highly unusual" steps to keep his wife from becoming the sole beneficiary of his estate after his death, according to his attorney.
June 13, 8:00 pm ET
A business executive and mother of two was found dead in what appeared to be a slip-and-fall accident, but savvy New York City investigators soon realized there was more to the case.
June 13, 7:50 pm ET
Prosecutors say Richins, 33, poisoned her husband, 39-year-old Eric Richins, with fentanyl the evening of March 3, 2022, at their home just outside of Park City, Utah, while their three young sons were sleeping.
Ex-partner of missing Minnesota mom arrested in connection with her disappearance as her remains are found
June 12, 5:05 pm ET
Madeline Kingsbury, 26, was last seen the morning of March 31 when she and her children's father dropped their two young children off at a day care before returning to her home
June 8, 3:30 pm ET
Candace Craig, 44, and her daughter, Salia Hardy, 19, were arrested in connection to the death of 71-year-old Margaret Craig, which police say took place inside the victim's Maryland home.
Former Red Sox star's son kills his 8-year-old son, then himself 3 years after his ex's disappearance
June 7, 7:40 pm ET
A man and his 8 year-old son were found dead in a Massachusetts home in what officials are calling an apparent murder-suicide, three years after the child's mother went missing under mysterious circumstances.
Newly released home video shows pattern of control and manipulation hours before the murder-suicide of entire Haight family — by their patriarch
June 6, 7:40 pm ET
On Jan. 3, Michael Haight told his children he loved them, that the next day they could all go sledding and went over some specifics of his impending divorce with his wife, Tausha Haight.
The next morning, Haight shot and killed his entire family before turning the gun on himself.
June 6, 7:35 pm ET
Police in the South Korean city of Busan have arrested a 23-year-old true crime fanatic woman in connection with the killing and dismembering of another.
June 5, 8:05 pm ET
Austin has its first known serial killer since the "Servant Girl Annihilator" was believed to have killed eight women in 1885, according to city authorities.
June 5, 7:55 pm ET
It's been nearly 20 years since Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway vanished on the last day of her high school graduation trip to Aruba, and the main suspect in her disappearance, Joran van der Sloot, awaits extradition to the United States this week.
Doctor and crypto entrepreneur who vanished 3 days after proposing to his fiancée found dead in lake from gunshot
May 31, 8:45 pm ET
A Missouri ER doctor was found dead of a gunshot wound in an Arkansas lake Tuesday after vanishing earlier this month, as it was revealed that he was once kidnapped under mysterious circumstances, his brother and authorities said.
Florida teacher, 26, found dead in suspected murder-suicide with her 10-month-old baby crying from a nearby crib
May 30, 8:10 pm ET
Investigators said in a statement that Amanda Hicks “was killed by an adult male who then took his own life.” Police say that Hicks and the unidentified male were “romantically involved.”
Fugitive already on the run after fatal stabbing of his pregnant cop girlfriend now sought for killing his ex-wife just 2 weeks later
May 30, 8:05 pm ET
Timothy Taylor, 35, disappeared after Theresa Gregg was found dead by her twin daughters on May 13 inside the Brooklyn apartment she shared with the suspect.
May 30, 12:45 pm ET
More than two decades after a mutilated body was found in the woods of northern Alabama, police have identified the cold-case victim with cutting edge DNA technology.
The headless body, with hands and feet also removed seemingly to prevent identification, was discovered on April 15, 1997.
Wife of Family Feud contestant issued chilling warning to sister before husband allegedly shot her dead
May 26, 7:45 pm ET
The wife of a man who once appeared on Family Feud was consumed by fears he’d hurt her years before he allegedly shot her dead.
May 26, 7:40 pm ET
Cesar Olalde, 18, was arrested in the small town of Nash, Texas, after allegedly shooting dead his parents, sister and brother.
May 25, 8:00 pm ET
Gabby Petito’s parents now have a copy of a letter Brian Laundrie’s mother wrote to her son, which included references to getting a shovel and burying a body.
The envelope containing the letter — which is undated — said “burn after reading” and was recovered from Brian Laundrie’s backpack when his remains were found in October 2021.
May 25, 7:55 pm ET
A 42-year-old woman is in custody in Arlington after she killed her husband by hitting him over the head with a hammer and then called 911.
Ex-boyfriend charged with rape, murder in death of Oklahoma honors student and high school basketball star
May 24, 5:30 pm ET
Madeline Bills, a standout on her high school basketball team, was set to graduate with a 4.0 GPA and had signed a letter of intent to play at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.
Former Georgia deputy gets life sentence for fatally shooting his married lover after she insulted 'the size of his manhood'
May 24, 5:20 pm ET
Jason Cunningham, 48, fatally shot 37 -year-old Nicole Harrington in the back of the head in a parking garage elevator in downtown Augusta, Georgia, in June 2020, authorities say.
May 23, 6:10 pm ET
One of Canada’s most famous cold cases has been solved after police exhumed the remains of a convicted West Virginia rapist who had been dead since 1982 and matched his DNA to a murder scene.
May 23, 6:00 pm ET
A 79-year-old man whose wife disappeared in 1998 has died by suicide — just as the cold case was getting renewed attention.
A pregnant woman reported her boyfriend’s abuse. But he wasn’t arrested until after her murder over an abortion.
May 22, 8:50 pm ET
Gabriella Gonzalez filed a report with Dallas Police back in March after her boyfriend choked her and threatened to harm her and her three children.
May 22, 8:45 pm ET
The woman went into the bedroom, heard “heaving breathing” and saw a large, blue tarp on the floor, with “something moving” underneath.
After 46 years, the first victim of America’s most prolific serial killer has finally been identified
May 19, 7:55 pm ET
Samuel Little confessed to the murders of 93 women across multiple states between the years of 1970 and 2005, before he died in prison in 2020.
Utah mom accused of poisoning husband with fentanyl in cocktail took out $2 million in life insurance policies on him
May 19, 7:45 pm ET
A Utah woman who allegedly spiked her husband’s drink with fentanyl and then wrote a children’s book about grief after he died is now accused of secretly taking out nearly $2 million in life insurance policies on him.
May 19, 7:15 pm ET
No. 1: The 1980 "Amana Ax murders," where a couple, Rose Burkert and Roger Atkison, were murdered in their hotel room after checking in to a Holiday Inn in Amana, Iowa.
Missing woman's husband — once accused of her murder — blames her for making ‘bad decisions’ during chemo
May 17, 5:20 pm ET
Just over three years since Suzanne Morphew vanished without a trace on Mother’s Day after going on a bike ride, her family has spoken out, slamming authorities for once charging her husband with murder.
May 18, 5:10 pm ET
The remains of 40-year-old writer Mindi Mebane Kassotis were discovered by hunters last December.
May 16 , 11:45 am ET
William Leslie Arnold was just 16 years old in 1958 when he killed his parents and buried them in the backyard after they refused to let him borrow the family car to take his girlfriend to a drive-in movie showing of The Undead.
May 16, 11:30 am ET
In 1961, police found wealthy produce merchant Joseph DiMare gunned down in his white Cadillac. The killing stumped detectives for more than six decades.
'Doomsday mom' Lori Vallow Daybell found guilty of murdering her children and conspiring to kill her husband’s first wife
May 12, 7:17 pm ET
Lori Vallow Daybell, who pleaded not guilty, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of conspiracy in the 2019 deaths of her children 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow, as well as Tammy Daybell, the first wife of her husband Chad Daybell.
She is facing life in prison.
May 12, 7:05 pm ET
Alexis Saborit, 44, of Shakopee first struck America M. Thayer, 56, with an 8-pound dumbbell and then decapitated her with a machete at a busy intersection on the afternoon of July 28, 2021.
May 11, 7:10 pm ET
These stories prove that the most heinous crimes aren't just the domain of men.
May 11, 7:00 pm ET
An Ohio woman was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison last week for gunning down her husband and then calling on her daughter's boyfriend to help dismember his body.
Watch: Bikini-clad Lori Vallow, AKA 'Doomsday mom,' is served court papers for her missing kids at a Hawaii resort
May 10, 6:50 pm ET
A newly resurfaced video shows the moment “doomsday cult mom” Lori Vallow was served court orders to produce her children, who had been killed four months earlier, while vacationing at a resort in Hawaii.
May 10, 6:45 pm ET
Plenty of people in the hospitality business get reputations for killing guests with kindness. Dorothea Puente, who ran an unlicensed Sacramento boarding house, became infamous for actually killing residents in the 1980s.
Utah mom who wrote a children's book about grief after her husband died is now charged with murdering him
May 9, 8:10 pm ET
A Utah mother who wrote a children's book about how to cope with grief after her husband's death last year is accused of having poisoned him with a lethal dose of fentanyl after she served him a celebratory Moscow Mule.
May 8, 8:30 pm ET
The "Alphabet Killer" is believed to be responsible for the sexual assault and killing of three girls between 1971 and 1973 in Rochester, New York. The victims all had names whose initials were the same letter: Carmen Colón, Wanda Walkowicz, and Michelle Maenza.
May 8, 8:20 pm ET
A Georgia man is accused of shooting and killing three people, including his manager at McDonald's, state investigators say.
Surveillance video shows Kentavious White, 26, called his manager to the door of a McDonald’s in Moultrie, before shooting and killing her.
May 5, 7:15 pm ET
We recently asked the true crime fans of the BuzzFeed Community around the world to tell us about the most disturbing unsolved case from their countries (outside the United States).
May 5, 7:05 pm ET
The man accused of murdering a woman as she hiked a popular trail in Phoenix, Arizona, last week has been identified as a 22-year-old felon who was only released from prison on probation in November — and was reportedly fired recently for “being aggressive toward female employees.”
May 4, 5:00 pm ET
There were no family or friends of Darryl Barwick or his victim, 24-year-old Rebecca Wendt, to witness his execution.
May 3, 7:10 pm ET
Oklahoma cops confirmed Wednesday that the convicted rapist Jesse McFadden massacred his wife, her three kids, and two teenage girls, revealing that he killed each victim by shooting them in the head before he turned the gun on himself.
May 3, 7:00 pm ET
Convicted killer Alex Murdaugh has made a bombshell confession about the mysterious death of his family’s longtime housekeeper in 2018 – three years before he murdered his wife and son.
The murder of CashApp founder Bob Lee: How shocking new details turned a tech-industry murder case upside down
May 2, 7:40 pm ET
One month after Cash App founder Bob Lee was found stabbed on the streets of San Francisco, his alleged killer will appear in court.
May 1, 7:25 pm ET
Two teen girls who went missing over the weekend in rural Oklahoma were found dead on Monday afternoon, their bodies discovered alongside a convicted rapist and four others who are yet to be identified.
Louisiana woman accused of killing boyfriend's 6-year-old daughter, burying her in bucket on mother's lawn
May 1, 7:00 pm ET
A Louisiana woman has been arrested on charges of first degree murder and obstruction of justice after she allegedly killed her boyfriend's 6-year-old daughter and buried the remains in a bucket in the girl's mother's front yard, authorities say.
April 28, 7:15 pm ET
A Texas man who learned he had been scammed out of $40 by a fake parking attendant left his date inside a Houston restaurant, retrieved a gun from his car and allegedly fatally shot the man before returning for dinner.
April 28, 7:05 pm ET
With her dead toddler wrapped in a blanket in the back seat, Madison Marshall and her boyfriend, Roan Waters, drove in his Dodge Durango out of Indianapolis until they arrived at a dilapidated house on a hill near Martinsville, Indiana.
Jealous rival, hitman arrested in Philadelphia teacher's murder while she was in Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru lane
April 27, 8:00 pm ET
A Pennsylvania woman upset her relationship ended hired a hitman to stalk and kill a romantic rival, and sent the assassin to shoot the woman as she sat in a Dunkin’ drive-thru with her 11-year-old son, prosecutors said.
April 27, 7:45 pm ET
On Sunday night, police carried out a wellness check at the home of a revered neurosurgeon who had failed to show up at a family party. In the attic of the property belonging to Dr. Devon Hoover in Detroit’s historic Boston-Edison District, officers found a scene of horror.
April 27, 2:10 am ET
A forensic pathologist on Wednesday revealed the causes of death for "cult mom" Lori Vallow's 7-year-old son, J.J. Vallow, and 17-year-old daughter Tylee Ryan.
April 25, 11:15 pm ET
Randall Cooke called his wife on the evening of April 19 to let her know that he was about to complete his last Uber Eats delivery of the day and would be home soon, his wife said.
But Randall Cooke didn't return home that evening.
April 25, 10:45 pm ET
For almost 33 years, Sheila Keen Warren insisted she wasn’t the murderer who dressed as a clown and shot Marlene Warren in the face on Memorial Day Weekend 1990.
Chilling internet searches of 'Doomsday cult mom' included looking for life insurance policies for her children
April 25, 2:05 pm ET
Lori Vallow's ongoing murder trial just revealed that she shopped for life insurance policies for her children two months before they were murdered and buried on her new lover’s property.
April 24, 7:15 pm ET
A 2-year-old boy whose body was found in an alligator's mouth in Florida died of drowning, police said on April 24, citing the county medical examiner.
Man 'discovers himself' from an episode of 'Unsolved Mysteries,' and 10 other true crime cases with unexpected twists
April 24, 12:05 pm ET
In 2013, David Hilder was found guilty of dismembering his friend David Guy's body. Ultimately, one of the biggest pieces of evidence was that traces of hair from Hilder's cat were found with the body.
April 21, 4:45 pm ET
A man covered in blood walked into a Connecticut police station and allegedly confessed to murdering his girlfriend, police said.
April 21, 3:30 pm ET
Again and again, men have turned up dead in Austin, Texas', Lady Bird Lake, a stretch of the Colorado River running through the heart of the city, near a popular strip of bars and food trucks on Rainey Street.
April 20, 12:45 pm ET
A 34-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his parents and their two friends at a home in Bowdoin, Maine, days after his release from prison, authorities said.
April 20, 11:45 am ET
Nearly 18 months after a pair of Fairfield, Iowa, teens bludgeoned a Spanish teacher to death with a baseball bat after a dispute over a bad grade, they pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday.
April 18, 7:30 pm ET
The body of a woman who went missing after attending a Seattle Mariners game with a man she met at Costco has been found in Renton, Washington.
April 18, 6:30 pm ET
The bodies of two men reported missing in April were discovered in a storage facility in Massachusetts, including one who was dismembered, law enforcement announced April 16.
April 14, 3:30 pm ET
A woman was shot and killed in the drive-thru lane of a Philadelphia-area Dunkin' Donuts on Tuesday in a "targeted murder," all while her young child was in the backseat, authorities said.
April 13, 11:30 am ET
At the time of the tragedy, 40-year-old Ethel Syretha Steele was reportedly on a FaceTime call, with the person at the other end witnessing the disturbing scene.
April 13, 9:30 am ET
Convicted murderer Louis Gaskin, 56, also known as the "ninja killer," spent the last 33 years on death row for fatally shooting Robert and Georgette Sturmfels in their home on Dec. 20, 1989. Gaskin was executed on April 12. Here is what occurs on the day of the execution:
April 11, 2:45 pm ET
These killers were able to fool many people around them.
April 10, 5:15 pm ET
After nearly four years and a winding investigation involving doomsday prepping extremism and several suspicious deaths, Idaho mother Lori Vallow stood trial on Monday for the murders of two of her children and plotting to slay her husband’s ex-wife.
April 7, 12:30 pm ET
A homeless woman "was wiping blood off of her hands with a paper towel" after she allegedly killed a homeless shelter coordinator with an ax, police said.
April 7, 11:45 am ET
Another shocking twist emerged in the baffling slayings of three Florida teens — the accused killers were also just kids themselves, Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods revealed in a press conference.
New video shows some of Cash App founder's final moments after fatal stabbing
April 7, 8:30 am ET
New surveillance video captures Cash App founder Bob Lee moments after he was stabbed on April 4.
March 30, 2:45 pm ET
An Ohio father was trying to have his adult son killed when he called one of his friends in search for a hitman. But the dad had accidentally dialed the number incorrectly, instead reaching a business in Westlake, Ohio.
March 22, 10:30 am ET
A couple married for nearly 50 years were discovered dead in their Wisconsin home, and police are considering their deaths suspicious.
Husband of Microsoft exec’s ex-wife charged with his brazen daytime murder in front of his toddler daughter
March 17, 5:30 pm ET
Jared Bridegan was fatally shot in February 2022 as he tried to move a tire in the middle of a quiet residential Florida road while his 2-year-old daughter was still in the car.