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Alert For Missing 8-Year-Old In Ohio After 3 People Found Shot To Death, Another Stabbed In Neck

A search is underway for a “person of interest” after three people were shot to death and another survived a stabbing. The violent attacks happened at two separate homes in Ohio. There was also a search out for a missing child, 8-year-old Devin Holston, who lived in one of the homes. However, that missing-child alert was later cancelled. The Associated Press reports that the Lawrence County sheriff’s office and the state attorney general’s office would not confirm if Holston was found safe.

The bodies of three adults in a house trailer were discovered on Wednesday evening by police. A fourth adult was found stabbed in the head and neck less than half a mile away in another home, the sheriff’s office stated. The person with the stab wounds survived and has been flown to a hospital in West Virginia.

Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless told the Ironton Tribune that the

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Dad Convicted For Doing Nothing After Stepmom Scalds Son To Death In 135-Degree Bathtub

After an Ohio woman scalded her 4-year-old stepson to death in a bathtub, both she and her husband, the boy’s father, were convicted in his death, Crime Online reported.

The boy’s father, Robert Ritchie, 32, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Tuesday for failing to get medical help for his son, Austin Cooper, in his 2016 death. His wife, Anna Ritchie, was previously sentenced to 18 years to life after pleading guilty to charges of murder, involuntary manslaughter, felonious assault and endangering children charges.

Prosecutors alleged that Anna Ritchie held Austin in 135-degree water for 20-25 minutes because she resented being his primary caregiver, according to WXIX.

Robert Ritchie came home shortly after the assault and did not care for his son, prosecutors claimed.

“The question that kept me awake at night is: why did you not check on this little boy, your son, Austin, as he lay there for

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Trial Set To Begin In Horrific Burning Death Of Teen Jessica Chambers

The murder trial for a Mississippi teen who was burned alive in 2014 is set to begin this week. Jury selection will reportedly begin on Monday, October 9.

Jessica Chambers was just 19 years old was she brutally murdered. On December 6, 2014, the former cheerleader left her mom’s home to clean out her car while wearing pajama pants. She never returned home. She was found later that night stumbling in a nearby wooded area. Both she and her car were on fire. The teen had been doused with an accelerant before being set ablaze. Chambers suffered burns on more than 90% of her body, according to CNN, and she was still alive.  She told first responders that someone did it to her and some responders even believe she said a man’s name. She was rushed by helicopter to a hospital where she died the next day. Her horrible death has

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Former Model Stabs Man To Death After Meeting On Gay Dating App

A hookup between two men on a gay dating app in New York City has left one dead. As the NY Daily News reports, 42-year-old David Haigh of Pennsylvania went to Brooklyn to meet 41-year-old James Johnson. The consensual encounter in April took a deadly turn and left Johnson fatally stabbed.

The two men met on the app on the online dating and chat app called “Jack’d.” Haigh, pictured above, was hanging out with Johnson, pictured below, and then went back to his apartment. Haigh reportedly felt threatened and then admitted to repeatedly stabbing Johnson in his chest and body. Prosecutors have charged him with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. 

But Haigh’s defense has indicated in court docs that something more may have occurred. “An unnamed victim indicated that what started out as a consensual encounter with Johnson quickly turned into a nightmare,” stated a motion

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Teacher Shot To Death In Front Of Family As He Protected Them During Home Invasion

A middle school teacher in Oklahoma was shot to death in front of his family while trying to protect them during a home invasion. Shane Anderson, 44, a geography teacher Oneta Ridge Middle School, was killed in front of his wife and two young daughters on Sunday, according to Inside Edition.

“I am devastated by the news of Mr. Anderson’s tragic passing,” said Broken Arrow Public Schools Superintendent Janet Dunlop. “Our hearts are breaking for his family, and we will support them every way possible during this unimaginable time.”

A teen was arrested in connection of the murder. Police suspect 16-year-old Deonte Green of being on a crime spree. He’s also accused of kidnapping an elderly couple  at gunpoint 30 minutes before breaking into Anderson’s home. In that incident, the teen allegedly forced the couple to withdraw cash from an ATM. He then allegedly raped the wife.

In the later incident, Anderson

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Teacher Shot To Death In Front Of Family As He Protected Them …

A middle school teacher in Oklahoma was shot to death in front of his family while trying to protect them during a home invasion. Shane Anderson, 44, a geography teacher Oneta Ridge Middle School, was killed in front of his wife and two young daughters on Sunday, according to Inside Edition.

“I am devastated by the news of Mr. Anderson’s tragic passing,” said Broken Arrow Public Schools Superintendent Janet Dunlop. “Our hearts are breaking for his family, and we will support them every way possible during this unimaginable time.”

A teen was arrested in connection of the murder. Police suspect 16-year-old Deonte Green of being on a crime spree. He’s also accused of kidnapping an elderly couple  at gunpoint 30 minutes before breaking into Anderson’s home. In that incident, the teen allegedly forced the couple to withdraw cash from an ATM. He then allegedly raped the wife.

In the later incident, Anderson

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CBS Exec Fired Over Heartless Vegas Remarks Getting Death Threats

Hayley Geftman-Gold, a CBS executive who made a controversial social media post about this week’s Las Vegas shooting, has received a series of death threats following the scandal.

According to the New York Daily News, Geftman-Gold worked as a vice president and senior counsel in strategic transactions at CBS before being fired for her insensitive post about the horrific mass killing that occurred earlier in the week.

“If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing. I’m actually not even sympathetic bc country music fans are often republican gun toters,” she reportedly wrote on Facebook.

“Her views as expressed on social media are deeply unacceptable to all of us at CBS. Our hearts go out to the victims in Las Vegas and their families,” said CBS in a statement, announcing her firing.

Now, multiple police reports suggest that she has received multiple death

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Dad Beats Daughter’s Boyfriend To Death After Discovering His Alleged Abuse

Two men in Tulsa, Oklahoma have been charged in the fatal beating of a hogtied man. The victim is the boyfriend of one of the suspect’s daughters. The daughter told police that she asked her dad and another man to beat up her boyfriend because he had been allegedly abusing her, the Associated Press reports.

Anthony Pietrzak, 18, was found dead on Thursday, just 3 miles away from him and his girlfriend’s home. The victim’s family said he and his girlfriend were pregnant, and that the baby was due for October, according to NewsOn6. Police received an anonymous tip about the murder. A caller told them that somebody named Anthony had been beaten to death and dismembered.

Sgt. Dave Walker, who runs the local police department’s homicide division, said a witness told detectives they saw a hogtied man being beaten, before being

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Teen Who Strangled Mom’s Abusive Ex-Boyfriend To Death Won’t Face Charges

A high school teenager who was accused of strangling his mother’s abusive ex-boyfriend will not face charges.

As the Huffington Post shares, 18-year-old Luis Moux of New York City stepped in to stop the ex-boyfriend from beating his mother. 

Forty-three-year-old Stanley Washington was killed on August 14. On Monday, a grand jury declined to indict the high school football player for manslaughter. Moux told authorities, per the NY Daily News, that he put Washington in the fatal chokehold for two minutes until he “fell asleep.” He said he woke up to find his mom, 37-year-old Lorena Sesma (pictured below with her son), being beaten by the man following a  4:30 am argument in the hallway of her apartment.

Sources tell the Daily News that Washington had been arrested 33 times for an array of charges, ranging from assault to criminal possession of a weapon, menacing, criminal trespass and possession and sale

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Arby’s Manager Stabbed To Death By Employee, Family Desperate For Answers

Family members of a suburban Chicago fast food restaurant manager who was stabbed to death last week were seeking answers at the scene, where they said police had not yet told them how or why he was killed. Autopsy results have since been released, but some questions still remain. 

John Price, 35, was working the overnight shift at Arby’s in Hickory Hills, where he has worked for five years, when he was killed. The Cook County medical examiner’s office determined on Friday Price died from multiple sharp-force injuries and ruled the death a homicide. An Arby’s employee, Irvin Thomas, 26, is being charged with first-degree murder for the stabbing and will appear in court Tuesday. Police found Thomas at his residence, where he was taken into custody.

Though police have now updated family and the public, details surrounding Price’s death were unclear in the hours after his alleged murder. 

“My sister needs

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