Working mom who uses her curiosity to fuel the curiosities of others ~ Writes mostly history and true crime
The Deadly Dentist Who Thought He Could Get Away With Murder…Again
At 7:30 a.m. on December 4, 2004, a 911 call came into the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department. The caller, Kelly Comeau, informed the dispatcher that her neighbor’s seven-year-old son woke them up frantically knocking on their door. When Kelly arrived at the door, she listened to her neighbor’s son Dalton explain through his tears that something was wrong with his mom.
The Deadly Dentist Who Almost Got Away With Murder
Dorothy (Dolly) Hearn was described as having a magnetism like no other. She was beautiful, smart, generous, athletic, and wanted nothing more than to follow in her father’s footsteps by becoming a dentist.
The Teen Couple Who Inspired the Film “Natural Born Killers”
Charles Starkweather was born on November 24, 1938, in Lincoln, Nebraska as the third child of seven to Guy and Heather Starkweather. Charles’ father worked as a carpenter and his mother was a waitress. The Starkweathers were an average middle-class family.
The Giggling Granny
The Giggling Granny, the Lonely Hearts Killer, the Jolly Black Widow, and Lady Bluebeard are not names generally associated with a sweet, little old grandmother. However, Nancy (Nannie) Hazel Doss earned each and every moniker after her shocking confession in October 1954.
The Teen Found Dead Inside a Rolled-Up Gym Mat
Kendrick Johnson was a 17-year-old student and athlete at Lowndes High School in Valdosta, GA. He had just returned to school from Christmas break and was planning to attend a basketball game the day he died, January 10, 2013.
The Murder of Camgirl Kitty Kat West
Kathleen West was a 42-year-old stay-at-home mom living in Calera, AL with her husband Jeff and their 12-year-old daughter. Kathleen was known for her beauty and carefree personality. It was said that she closely favored Marilyn Monroe. She consistently posted modest photos of her and her family living their suburban life to her Facebook account. Jeff worked as a Birmingham-Southern College campus security officer and was a U.S. Army veteran. To the outside world, they appeared to be a normal, happy family. Kathleen however had a secret life.
Who Really Killed Alabama Teens Tracie Hawlett and J.B. Beasley?
I recall being in high school and overhearing my mom and her friend discussing how two teenage girls had been murdered in a neighboring town. Murdered?? No one gets murdered here, especially two teenage girls. They were only a year older than me. It sounded like a story from the show Unsolved Mysteries, which was one of my favorites. Little did I know that it would later be featured on one of the hit show’s episodes.
How A Set Of Doppelgangers Changed Prison System Policies
Handcuffs, fingerprinting, and mugshots are the three things that people generally think of when they picture someone being arrested and taken to jail. Fingerprinting is a tool that has solved tens of thousands of crimes, perpetuated the arrest of thousands of offenders, and even exonerated those who were innocent.