Police have charged Lamora Williams with two counts of murder in the deaths of her 1- and 2-year-old sons after Atlanta police officials discovered the children with burn marks, officials have said.
Williams, 24, is currently being held in the Fulton County Jail after waiving her first appearance in front of a judge on Monday, according to online jail records. She is reportedly being held without bond and no court date has been set, multiple reports say. PEOPLE’s attempts to reach a spokesperson for the Fulton County Superior Court were unsuccessful.
Andrea Castilla’s week-long trip with her boyfriend out to Las Vegas to visit her sister was a 28th birthday present to herself.
But there was one thing still ahead that Castilla didn’t know about when a gunman’s bullet struck her in the head Sunday night at an outdoor concert in the nation’s deadliest mass shooting: Her boyfriend was planning to propose marriage.
“He told me after she had passed,” Andrea’s sister, Athena, tells PEOPLE of the conversation with Derek Miller, Andrea’s boyfriend of seven months who lived with Andrea in Huntington Beach, California.
“They were planning on staying on until Thursday in our guest room,” says Athena, 26. “He told me, ‘I was planning on asking her this weekend with you guys. … We talked about spending the rest of our lives together.’ ”
“They had promise rings, and they always talked about
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information about a 20-year-old woman missing since early September who vanished from the same North Carolina town as three other women who disappeared within the past year and were later found killed, PEOPLE confirms.
The Lumberton Police Department is asking for help in locating Abby Patterson, who was last seen getting into a brown Buick on Sept. 5.
Patterson stands 5-foot-7 and has brown hair and brown eyes.
According to police, she also has a birthmark on the back of her left thigh and a tattoo of a bird on her shoulder. She was wearing brown shorts and a white shirt when she was last seen.
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The year before he was shot through the heart – killed by a man who was never prosecuted — people were calling 24-year-old William Ford, Jr., a hero. Ford, then a 24-year-old math teacher who had applied to be a corrections officer, had witnessed the shooting of a former district attorney. Ford had chased down the fleeing gunman, tackling him to the ground, and held him until police arrived.
Ford spent much of the last day of his life in a Brooklyn courtroom, a witness for the prosecution in the case. On April 7, 1992, after returning home from his testimony, he was shot in the chest on Long Island, New York, during a heated confrontation with mechanic Mark Reilly, 19, who was working on Ford’s girlfriend’s vehicle. Ford lated died from his wounds.
Reilly, who was white, was arrested for manslaughter, but an
“I didn’t even know I looked like a monster — like, I look like a freaking horrible monster,” Obdulia Sanchez, 18, told KGPE in a phone interview from jail. “That was not my intention at all.”
Sanchez was driving with her sister Jacqueline and another 14-year-old girl on July 21 at around 6:40 p.m. in Los Banos, California, when she lost control of her vehicle — ejecting the other girls, who were allegedly not wearing seat belts, according to a California Highway Patrol report obtained by PEOPLE.
Her 2003 Buick veered off the road and into a field, flipping
“The Australian Government is deeply saddened to confirm that Julian Cadman, a 7-year-old Australian boy, was among those killed in the terrorist attack in Barcelona,” the country’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop said in a statement.
The child’s family also confirmed the tragic news.
“Julian was a much loved and adored member of our family,” they said the statement released by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, according to CNN. “As he was enjoying the sights of Barcelona with his mother, Julian was sadly taken from us. He was so energetic, funny and cheeky, always bringing a smile to our faces. We are so blessed to have had him in our lives and will remember his smiles and hold his memory dear to
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On August 20, 1989, the Menendez brothers brutally murdered their wealthy parents inside their Beverly Hills mansion. That evening, Jose and Kitty Menendez were tired after a long day of shark fishing on a yacht. Their sons were supposedly out for the night at the local movie theater, so they figured they’d snuggle up and watch The Spy Who Loved Me, a James Bond film. But what happened next was unimaginable.
Jose was shot point-blank in the back of the head with a 12-gauge shotgun, almost decapitating him. Kitty was first shot in the leg. Reportedly, she slipped and fell on her own blood, and was shot several more times on her face and body. In fact, Kitty, a former beauty queen, was unrecognizable after the crime. And both parents were shot in