Isauro Aguirre, a Los Angeles resident, has been accused of killing his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son. The reported motive: Aguirre though the child might be gay. He is currently being charged with murder with a special circumstance of torture.
According to WREG, Aguirre admits to causing injuries on Gabriel Fernandez’s body. Aguirre claims his motive was that the child told his mother to leave her relationship. The mother, Pearl Fernandez, also faces charges.
The two are accused of a list of indignities suffered upon the boy: They are said to have beat Gabriel, bit him, burned him with cigarettes, whipped him, shot him with a B.B. gun, starved him, fed him cat litter, and kept him gagged and bound in a small cubby. He was found on May 22, 2013 after a call was made to first responders. Gabriel died from injuries two days later.
“They didn’t call 911 to help Gabriel. They called 911 to
A renowned climber committed suicide the day after an avalanche took the life of his girlfriend. According to the NY Daily News, 27-year-old Hayden Kennedy and his girlfriend, 23-year-old, Inge Perkins, were skiing at Imp Peak in Bozeman, Montana, on Saturday. They triggered an avalanche that buried Kennedy three feet under the avalanche and left Perkins missing.
Her body was recovered on October 9. He was able to dig himself out from the 150-foot-wide slide and left a note with “incredibly clear directions for where to find her” when he couldn’t. On October 10, he took his own life in his Bozeman home.
Marilou Danley, the Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend, arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Manila Tuesday night. According to the Associated Press, she was met by FBI agents at the airport.
Danley is from the Philippines but she also has citizenship in Australia.
Philippines immigration spokeswoman Antonette Mangrobang said Wednesday that Danley was in the country at the time at the shooting, and had been since September 25. On Sunday, Danley’s boyfriend, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, committed the deadliest shooting in American history, killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The victims were shot from a smashed out window of a 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
The Clark County Sheriff has called Danley a “person of interest.” Police are hoping she can give insight into her boyfriend’s motive behind the shooting. Meanwhile, details
A New Jersey man who was convicted of killing his 3-year-old son after he worried the boy was interfering with his relationship with his 17-year-old girlfriend was given his crime’s maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, Time magazine reported.
David Creato Jr., 23, pleaded guilty in August to aggravated manslaughter of his son Brendan after a murder trial ended in a mistrial. He said at the August plea that he “recklessly caused his son’s death under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life by depriving Brendan of oxygen.”
“You have caused so much brokenness,” grandmother, Danielle Colins, recounts the sadness David Creato Jr. caused by killing his son.
Robert Reagan, a 53-year-old former Hugo Boss model, has been found guilty of second-degree murder. He’s been sentenced to 16 years to life in prison for the death of Loredana Nesci, a reality TV star and the subject of the show “Loredana, Esq.”
Reagan and Nesci were in a relationship and had one 5-year-old son together. The child was home during the murder. Reagan later called Nesci’s sister to pick him up in the five hours between the murder and when he called the police.
Reagan had been found guilty in August and was described by People as stoic by Deputy District Attorney Allyson Ostrowski: “When the jury left, he cried a little bit.”
“I think there was overwhelming evidence in the case and it was the right verdict,” said Ostrowski. “I am very grateful for the jury. I am glad she can rest in peace.”
Ostrowski noted that the couple were on the verge of breaking up
A 21-year-old woman is lashing out after her ex-boyfriend received a light sentence despite kicking her in the stomach when she was pregnant, killing their unborn child. “I’m so angry about his sentence. No sentence will bring back my baby,” said Jessy Johnson of Pontefract in Northern England. Her boyfriend Stuart Samson, 37, was jailed for two years and nine months after pleading guilty to two offences of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, according to the UK’s Daily Mirror. Warning: The video below may be disturbing to some.
Johnson was with Samson at The Alpha Club in Hemsworth, West Yorkshire when the attack occurred on April 16 2016, just five days before her baby was due, according to the Metro newspaper. Samson was angry that Jessy had left him alone at the bar. Horrific video captures the incident, as Johnson gets up to leave, a seated Samson
A man accused of setting his pregnant girlfriend on fire was accepted to be a firefighter in Washington, DC.
According to NBC4,a judge ordered that Laquinn Phillips be held without bond on Wednesday.
The 34-year-old has been charged with charges including attempted first- and second-degree murder, arson and assault.
On September 8, it was reported authorities responding to a fire found the girlfriend, 30-year-old Andrea Grinage, with critical burns at her home. She told police that Phillips doused her with a flammable liquid and set her on fire. She suffered injuries that forced her to deliver her baby early. The baby, Journey Aaliyah Grinage, was born premature, but is OK.
Phillips turned himself in to police the next day. He reportedly cried in court during his hearing.
“We’ve seen it enough to know, again, that even a person who has never been involved will make an irrational decision based on
Megan Virginia Shaffer, a 21 year-old West Virginia woman, has been charged in the mysterious death of her boyfriend, Alexander Arthur Stevens.
The naked body of Stevens had been found eight months ago with the neck slashed and surrounded by candles, according to Cumberland Times-News. The victim’s cat was found in a cage nearby the scene.
“Shaffer and Alexander Arthur Stevens, 24, Frostburg, were reported missing in the Savage River State Forest late on January 4, 2017,” reads a statement from Garrett County State’s Attorney Lisa Thayer Welch. “While efforts were underway by Natural Resources Police and other emergency responders to locate the pair, Shaffer made a ‘911’ call to authorities to provide her location. With the assistance of the MSP helicopter, Stevens’s body was located in the State Forest a short while later.”
Jay Stevens, Alexander’s father, noted a change in his son’s behavior after
A Michigan man has pled guilty for killing his girlfriend’s 4-month-old daughter.
According to MLive, 46-year-old Richard P. Watson pled guilty on Tuesday to second-degree murder and first-degree child abuse. In exchange for this plea, felony murder charges against him were dropped.
Evelyn Patricia Legacy was 4 months old when she died on August 14, 2015 at C.S. Motts Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Watson told authorities that he caused the injures because she was crying. “When he went in to check on her, she was fussy and crying, and while trying to quiet her, he said he snapped and began shaking the baby in the crib,” shared Midland Police Detective Ryan Duynslager in the affidavit. “He said he did this for about one minute, at which time the baby became quiet.”
Later that morning, Watson and the mother had trouble waking the child. They took Evelyn to IKEA and found her unresponsive. Emergency responders said