Category Archives: Killer Couples

4 Shocking Murders Committed By Teenagers From ‘Snapped: Killer Couples’

Often prompted by all-consuming love and uncontrollable jealousy, the murders committed by the teenage duos in Oxygen’s “Snapped: Killer Couples” are some of the most distributing and heartbreaking. While their killings varied from classmates and parents to complete strangers, these teenage couples didn’t let anyone stand in the way of their relationships. Here are the four most shocking murders committed by teenagers in “Snapped: Killer Couples.”

1. Diane Zamora and David Graham

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Diana Zamora and David Graham were only 18 years old when they murdered Adrianne Jones, a 16-year-old sophomore at Zamora’s high school who came between the young couple’s “obsessive” relationship. According to CNN, Graham and Zamora’s 1995 murder of Jones was a way for Graham to prove his love for Zamora, whom he had cheated on by having sex with Jones after a high school track meet.

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5 Of The Most Notorious Pairs Of Murderers From ‘Snapped: Killer Couples’

Criminal couples like Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow have long captivated public attention, and their series of murders, rapes and robberies have left us equally disturbed. From human sacrifices to deadly acts of sexual sadism, the notorious partners featured in Oxygen’s “Snapped: Killer Couples” have all taken their devotion to twisted extremes. Whether they committed crimes out of love, passion or jealousy, these are five of the most disturbing duos in the history of “Snapped: Killer Couples.”

1. Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood

Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood, also known as “The Lethal Lovers,” met in 1986 at the Alpine Manor nursing home, where they both worked as nurses’ aids. The two women quickly became a couple and started smothering elderly patients as part of a love pact, according to the New York Times. According to Wood’s testimony, Graham suffocated a

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Serial Killer Couples From ‘Snapped: Killer Couples’ | Crime Time – Oxygen

Criminal couples like Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow have long captivated public attention, and their series of murders, rapes and robberies have left us equally disturbed. From human sacrifices to deadly acts of sexual sadism, the notorious partners featured in Oxygen’s “Snapped: Killer Couples” have all taken their devotion to twisted extremes. Whether they committed crimes out of love, passion or jealousy, these are five of the most disturbing duos in the history of “Snapped: Killer Couples.”

1. Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood

[Photo: Oxygen]

Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood, also known as “The Lethal Lovers,” met in 1986 at the Alpine Manor nursing home, where they both worked as nurses’ aids. The two women quickly became a couple and started smothering elderly patients as part of a love pact, according to the New York Times. According to Wood’s testimony, Graham suffocated

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/serial-killer-couples-snapped

Serial Killer Couples From ‘Snapped: Killer Couples’ | Crime Time

Criminal couples like Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow have long captivated public attention, and their series of murders, rapes and robberies have left us equally disturbed. From human sacrifices to deadly acts of sexual sadism, the notorious partners featured in Oxygen’s “Snapped: Killer Couples” have all taken their devotion to twisted extremes. Whether they committed crimes out of love, passion or jealousy, these are five of the most disturbing duos in the history of “Snapped: Killer Couples.”

1. Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood

[Photo: Oxygen]

Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood, also known as “The Lethal Lovers,” met in 1986 at the Alpine Manor nursing home, where they both worked as nurses’ aids. The two women quickly became a couple and started smothering elderly patients as part of a love pact, according to the New York Times. According to Wood’s testimony, Graham suffocated

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/serial-killer-couples-snapped

Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra celebrates local musicians Nov. 5

The Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Dan Allcott, continues its successful 73rd season with “Here’s a Riddle You Haven’t Heard” on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m., at First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge. The concert will feature long-time Oak Ridge Symphony concertmaster, Karen Kartal and WUOT Afternoon Concert host and bassoonist, Garrett McQueen.

The Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Dan Allcott, continues its successful 73rd season with “Here’s a Riddle You Haven’t Heard” on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m., at First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge. The concert will feature long-time Oak Ridge Symphony concertmaster, Karen Kartal and WUOT Afternoon Concert host and bassoonist, Garrett McQueen. 

“The sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church is the acoustical gem of Oak Ridge,” says Music Director, Dan Allcott. “We invite the community to take advantage of the opportunity to hear our orchestra

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True crime shows worth watching right now

Law Order finally joined the party that other true-crime series have been hosting for years.

Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders continues the franchise’s long tradition of ripping from the headlines. Except this time, it’s a detailed, blow-by-blow retelling of a crime almost 30 years old. And it stars Edie Falco as all-star defense attorney Leslie Abramson.

It’s more like “ripped from the case files.”

In 1989, brothers Lyle, 21, and Erik Menendez, 18, stand accused of murdering their parents. Most people think the motive is money; the brothers went on a spending spree in the weeks following the deaths of their parents. Lyle Menendez maintained in a recent interview that he had been abused by his father but says he regrets it.

This isn’t the first time this saga has made it onscreen. The TV movie Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills, starring Edward James Olmos and Beverly D’Angelo, was

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ID appoints Oxygen exec

Discovery Communications has rejigged the senior development team at its US cablenet Investigation Discovery (ID) by adding an exec from NBCUniversal’s Oxygen Media.

Erica Diaz-Gant

Erica Diaz-Gant joins from Oxygen to become senior director of development at ID. She was previously in charge of Snapped, the longest-running crime series on Oxygen, and also developed and produced its second longest-running crime series, Killer Couples.

Diaz-Gant, who has credits on shows including She Made Me Do It and #KillerPost, will be based in Discovery’s New York office, reporting directly to Jane Latman, exec VP of development for ID.

Meanwhile, ID’s former director of development, Brent Hatherill, has been promoted to senior director.

Brent Hatherill

Hatherill joined Discovery in 2015 to work on non-fiction programming at American Heroes Channel and moved across to ID in 2016, working on shows such as the forthcoming James Patterson’s

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ID snaps up Oxygen’s Erica Diaz-Gant

True crime network Investigation Discovery has bolstered its roster of content developers with the appointment of Oxygen Media exec Erica Diaz-Gant.

Based out of Discovery’s offices in New York, Diaz-Gant joins the channel as senior director of development. She will be tasked with overseeing the network’s development slate, reporting directly into Jane Latman, Investigation Discovery’s executive VP of development.

Most recently, Diaz-Gant (pictured) served as executive-in-charge of NBCUniversal-owned Oxygen’s longest-running true crime series Snapped, and developed and produced the net’s second longest-running crime series Killer Couples.

Her development credits during her tenure at NBCUniversal include She Made Me Do It, #KillerPost and the Snapped: Notorious franchise.

Elsewhere, ID has elevated Brent Hatherill from his role of director of development to senior director. He will remain in Discovery’s Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters, reporting to VP of development Winona Meringolo.

Having joined

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TLC AND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PARTNER TO PRESENT "CHANDRA LEVY: AN AMERICAN MURDER …

TLC AND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PARTNER TO PRESENT “CHANDRA LEVY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSYERY”

– Presented in Association with American Media, Inc., Jupiter Entertainment and Weinstein Television, the Three-Hour Special Premieres Monday, September 4 at 8/7 on TLC –

– Exclusive Early Premiere Available on ID’s TV Everywhere Platform, ID GO, Starting Sunday, August 27 –

On May 1, 2001, 24-year-old Chandra Levy left her Washington, D.C., apartment and vanished without a trace. Police feverishly scoured the city for clues about the missing Capitol Hill intern’s whereabouts, but a powerful man hampered their search – Chandra’s alleged lover, U.S. Congressman Gary Condit. Now, TLC and Investigation Discovery (ID) delve into the sex, lies and scandal behind one of our nation’s most salacious crimes with the premiere of CHANDRA LEVY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY. The latest installment of the

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Sandra Barajas, Miguel ‘Mike’ Barajas: Colorado Springs Wife, Daughter Murdered Auto Mechanic Husband On …

Snapped spotlights the Sandra Barajas, Miguel ‘Mike’ Barajas Colorado Springs murder case tonight on their latest episode. The Oxygen show is one of the oldest crime TV documentary series that profiles a new female killer each week. Mike Barajas’ story is a sad one. The auto mechanic was ambushed and shot in his own home four years ago, and the crime was made to look like a botched burglary. Telling the fact-based story on Snapped are Bill Otto, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Sergeant, Nick Brklich, an El Paso County Sheriff’s detective, Dan May, the district attorney, Barb Grusing, a neighbor, and Miguel ‘Mike’ Barajas’ brother.

 

Snapped episode Sandra Barajas via Oxygen Network

“Sandra and Mike Barajas have a seemingly happy marriage for 30 years, but after Mike is found dead, a criminal’s confession begins to make it seem like his death was an inside job.”

 

The Miguel ‘Mike’ Barajas Murder

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