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Police Identify Victims In New York Basement Quadruple Homicide: ‘I Can’t Describe The Savagery Of This’

Police in Troy, New York are calling the quadruple homicide of a family the worst killing they’ve ever seen. A female couple and their children were found dead on Tuesday. The family had allegedly been bound and their throats had been slashed, sources told the Albany Times Union.

“After being in this business for almost 42 years, I can’t describe the savagery of this,” Troy Police Chief James Todesco said during a Wednesday press conference. “I don’t have the word.”

He is urging anyone with information about the killings to come forward and help police. At this time, nobody is in custody, and there isn’t a person of interest.

A property manager made the grim discovery on Tuesday after they found the bodies in the home’s basement. When they arrived just before 1 PM, they found the bodies of four people, all confirmed dead on the scene. The names of the victims

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/police-identify-victims-new-york-basement-quadruple-homicide

Youth Pastor Accused In Triple Homicide Of Family On Thanksgiving …

A youth pastor was arrested in Virginia on charges that he killed three family members on Thanksgiving night, The Washington Post reported.

Christopher R. Gattis, 58, was charged with three counts of murder after his wife, stepdaughter, and his stepdaughter’s boyfriend were found dead by police at 11 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.  

Wife Jeannett L. Gattis, 58, and stepdaughter Candice L. Kunze, 30, were found fatally shot inside the home, while the boyfriend, Andrew E. Buthorn, 36, was reportedly found dead in the front yard.

Christopher Gattis was reportedly a youth pastor at Grace Lutheran Church, which released a statement about the deaths.

“Members of Grace Lutheran Church are deeply saddened by the loss of life Thursday night as a result of three individuals being shot in Chester and this tragedy included members of Grace Lutheran Church,” the statement read.

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/youth-pastor-accused-in-triple-homicide-of-family-on-thanksgiving

Youth Pastor Accused In Triple Homicide Of Family On Thanksgiving

A youth pastor was arrested in Virginia on charges that he killed three family members on Thanksgiving night, The Washington Post reported.

Christopher R. Gattis, 58, was charged with three counts of murder after his wife, stepdaughter, and his stepdaughter’s boyfriend were found dead by police at 11 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.  

Wife Jeannett L. Gattis, 58, and stepdaughter Candice L. Kunze, 30, were found fatally shot inside the home, while the boyfriend, Andrew E. Buthorn, 36, was reportedly found dead in the front yard.

Christopher Gattis was reportedly a youth pastor at Grace Lutheran Church, which released a statement about the deaths.

“Members of Grace Lutheran Church are deeply saddened by the loss of life Thursday night as a result of three individuals being shot in Chester and this tragedy included members of Grace Lutheran Church,” the statement read.

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/youth-pastor-accused-in-triple-homicide-of-family-on-thanksgiving

Oxygen Premieres Season Two of HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Today


Oxygen Premieres Season Two of HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Today

Oxygen Media, the new network for crime, unwraps season two of HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS premiering Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT. The limited series will examine five heart-wrenching cases where family holidays take a drastic turn. For a sneak peek, please visit http://www.oxygen.com/homicide-for-the-holidays/season-2/videos/homicide-for-the-holidays-premieres-saturday-november-25th

“Homicide for the Holidays” will showcase holiday crime stories with firsthand accounts from the detectives who worked the cases as well as the friends and family members of the victims. The five unsettling stories range from a BOTCHED house fire that led to the uncovering of a triple-homicide to a case that is still classified as “the worst family massacre in U.S. History.”

OXYGEN’S “HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS” LINEUP:

Episode 201

Airs Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT
Earl and Terry Robertson are found brutally murdered in their home just

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Oxygen-Premieres-Season-Two-of-HOMICIDE-FOR-THE-HOLIDAYS-1125-20171124

Homicide for the Holidays: Oxygen Media Series Debuts This Month

“Oxygen Media, the new network for crime, unwraps season two of Homicide for the Holidays premiering Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT. The limited series will examine five heart-wrenching cases where family holidays take a drastic turn. For a sneak peek, please visit http://www.oxygen.com/homicide-for-the-holidays/season-2/videos/homicide-for-the-holidays-premieres-saturday-november-25th

Homicide for the Holidays will showcase holiday crime stories with firsthand accounts from the detectives who worked the cases as well as the friends and family members of the victims. The five unsettling stories range from a botched house fire that led to the uncovering of a triple-homicide to a case that is still classified as “the worst family massacre in U.S. History.”

OXYGEN’S HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS LINEUP:

Episode 201

Airs Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT

Earl and Terry Robertson are found brutally murdered in their home just before Thanksgiving. Is this a holiday robbery gone terribly wrong? Or has the horrific crime been committed by someone the couple

Read more at: https://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/homicide-holidays-oxygen-media-series-debuts-month/

Homicide for the Holidays: Season Two of the Oxygen Media Series Debuts This Month

“Oxygen Media, the new network for crime, unwraps season two of Homicide for the Holidays premiering Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT. The limited series will examine five heart-wrenching cases where family holidays take a drastic turn.

Homicide for the Holidays will showcase holiday crime stories with firsthand accounts from the detectives who worked the cases as well as the friends and family members of the victims. The five unsettling stories range from a botched house fire that led to the uncovering of a triple-homicide to a case that is still classified as “the worst family massacre in U.S. History.”

OXYGEN’S HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS LINEUP:

Episode 201

Airs Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT

Earl and Terry Robertson are found brutally murdered in their home just before Thanksgiving. Is this a holiday robbery gone terribly wrong? Or has the horrific crime been committed by someone the couple knew, and trusted?

Episode 202

Airs Saturday, December

Read more at: https://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/homicide-holidays-oxygen-media-series-debuts-month/

‘Homicide for the Holidays’ Explores Family Celebrations Gone Terribly Wrong

You thought your family was messed up? Wait until Oxygen Media premieresSeason 2 of its hit crime series, Homicide for the Holidays, right after Thanksgiving … just in time for you to reevaluate who you’re inviting to Christmas dinner.

The shows explore five “heart-wrenching cases where family holidays take a drastic turn,” according to a press release. The stories are all based on true crimes, ranging from house fires to murder. They even include firsthand accounts from detectives, family members, and friends who lived through these terrible ordeals.

The series is slated to air every Saturday night, for five weeks, starting on November 25.

Freeform's '25 Days of Christmas' Expands to ABC, Disney Channel and More

Freeform’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ Expands to ABC, Disney Channel and More

Summer is barely over but that’s not stopping big plans for ABC and Disney’s annual celebration of all things

Read more at: https://www.tvinsider.com/649371/homicide-for-the-holidays-season-2-oxygen-media/

Homicide for the Holidays set to share more festive cheer with its second season

Ready for some killer holiday spirit? Homicide for the Holidays is coming back for a second season on Oxygen this festive period.

The Oxygen crime series will serve up another helping of holiday criminal offenses this year when it delves into a handful of horrifying stories that prove there’s no rest for the wicked — literally.

With firsthand accounts from the detectives who worked the cases as well as the friends and family members of the victims, the five disturbing tales include victims tied up using Christmas lights, elderly couples slain in a quiet town on Christmas Eve, brutal robberies, house fires, and a case that is still classified as “the worst family massacre in U.S. history.” So, you know, plenty of yuletide cheer and reasons to feel grateful this holiday season.

Find out who would have the audacity to commit murder on a holiday when season 2 of the four-week

Read more at: http://ew.com/tv/2017/11/09/homicide-for-the-holidays-season-2/