When Denise Amber Lee was kidnapped from her Florida home in the middle of the day in 2008, five calls to 911 came in with information related to finding her–including one from Denise herself and three from eyewitnesses.
When it comes to true crime, one of the biggest names that people think of is BTK–a serial killer whose reign of terror over Wichita, Kansas lasted more than 15 years. But while BTK might be the most famous killer, for the people of Wichita, Reginald and Jonathan Carr’s week long crime and killing spree caused citizens to fear for their lives both while out and inside their own homes. In the 20 years since the Carr Brothers committed what is now dubbed the Wichita Horror or Wichita Massacre, they have filed multiple appeals, keeping their crimes in headlines in town and preventing closure for the families who lost so much.
A few months back, we covered the 2004 case of Lisa Marie Montgomery–a woman who murdered Bobbie Jo Stinnet as she brutally cut open Bobbie Jo’s abdomen to take her unborn baby. This case made national headlines, and in 2021, Lisa Marie became the first woman to be executed by the federal government in decades. Our case this week follows a similar trajectory. A 22 year old pregnant woman was lured into a neighbor’s apartment, only to be attacked, killed, and had her unborn baby stolen from her womb.
A few months back, we covered the 2004 case of Lisa Marie Montgomery a woman who murdered Bobbie Jo Stinnet as she brutally cut open Bobbie Jo’s abdomen to take her unborn baby. This case made national headlines, and in 2021, Lisa Marie became the first woman to be executed by the federal government in decades. Our case this week follows a similar trajectory. A 22 year old pregnant woman was lured into a neighbor’s apartment, only to be attacked, killed, and had her unborn baby stolen from her womb.
Katelin Akens, a 19 year old who went missing over five years ago while visiting her family. On the day Katelin was supposed to return back to her home in Arizona with her fiance, her step-father allegedly dropped her off at the airport, but Katelin never arrived.
It’s not everyday that cases that have gone cold get reopened. The odds are even slimmer when there’s no body or DNA evidence that can tie a suspect to the disappearance. And after 25 years? It seems almost impossible. But this past May, for the five children of Linda Lunsford, they might have finally found some answers to what happened when their mother didn’t come home from work in December of 1996.
When police responded to a domestic dispute call in Louisville in 2009, they had no idea that they were about to learn about a murder that had happened six months earlier–a murder of a man they didn’t even know was missing.
The death of 5 year old AJ Freund in 2019, is as heartbreaking as it is enraging. Despite numerous complaints filed against his parents to the Department of Child and Family Services and multiple investigations to rule out neglect, AJ somehow slipped through the cracks. And there were deadly consequences.
Everything is on the internet…The good, the bad, and the downright horrible. And among these content creators are a growing number of social media celebrities—people who have become famous for their YouTube videos, TikToks, or livestreams. While much of this content is harmless and relatively wholesome like dance crazes or baking tips, a darker side of streaming has started to rise up.
This week, we are bringing you the story of a serial killer who went undetected for years in British Columbia and by the time he was captured, he was one victim away from having killed 50 women. Fifty! Today we’re covering the life and capture of Robert Pickton, a pig farmer whose horrific crimes make him one of Canada’s most prolific serial killers.