One contestant on The Bachelor shocked everyone when her mom reported her missing while she was on the reality show. Now, 23-year-old Bekah Martinez explains why her mother filed a missing persons report on her whereabouts. According to the New York Daily News, she tells Good Morning America that it was as all a “misunderstanding” and she was just in the mountains after filming the dating reality show.
“I was about a week off the show and just needed some time to get away and decompress…” she said. She explained that her mother couldn’t get in contact with her and freaked out.”She had been expecting contact with me she didn’t get,” she said. “I just decided to go to the mountains with my friends for a couple weeks and I was there for six or seven days without phone service which I thought I was going to have phone service and I told my
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A nearly 7-year-old cold case is coming to resolution after the Nebraska Attorney General announced an arrest in a missing persons investigation at Peru State College, the Associated Press reported.
Joshua Keadle, 36, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tyler “Ty” Thomas, who was a 19-year-old freshman when she disappeared after leaving a campus party in late 2010.
Authorities said that Keadle, another student at the school, admitted that he had had sex with Thomas in his car that night, and that Thomas threatened to report that he had raped her.
In the weeks before Thomas’s disappearance, administrators discussed disciplining Keadle for reportedly sexual harassing women who lived near him in a co-ed dormitory on campus.
Thomas was declared dead by the state in 2013, though her remains were never found. Authorities would not say whether this recent arrest was prompted by the discovery of her body or any additional
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Antonette Thevenin, a Grass Valley, California woman, was killed in an ATV accident while the driver was under the influence of alcohol, according to CBS.
Now, driver Carlee D’Arata faces manslaughter charges. D’Arata was a close family friend of the victim.
“Unfortunately, I don’t have any remorse for her right now,” said Trish Strom, Antonette’s mother. “Her going to prison is not going to bring my daughter back. But she gets to see her children when she comes out too … The fact that her and her husband have never come forward to say they’re sorry, not a card, not anything.”
“They just left her there,” Strom added.
“I know one thing, she gets to tuck her kids in at night for the last four months while my granddaughter cries herself to sleep for her mom,” Strom concluded.
Those close to the women involved in the accident say D’Arata has had a drinking problem for a while: “I
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The attorney for Making A Murderer’s Steven Avery is requesting a new trial for the convicted murderer, filing a 1,272-page notice for post conviction relief in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
Avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of freelance photographer Theresa Halbach. The 2015 Netflix documentary series Making A Murderer raised questions about the conviction, leading many to believe that Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, who was also charged with the murder and is serving a life sentence, are innocent. The documentary suggested that police might have planted evidence on Avery’s property and that investigators took advantage of Dassey’s limited intellect to coax him into confessing. Avery previously served 18 years in prison for the wrongful conviction of sexual assault and attempted murder of Penny Beerntsen, before being fully exonerated in 2003 through DNA evidence. He filed a suit against the county two years before he was
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