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New season of hit show Killing Fields could solve grisly murder featured in true crime book

Jan. 12, 2018 / PRZen / SEATTLE — Discovery Channel’s “Killing Fields” is a hit true-crime series that explores sprawling places across America hiding stories of gruesome murders. This season’s focus is on the murder of Carrie Singer, a 28-year-old who was found half naked and brutally bludgeoned to death in Isle of Wight, Virginia.

Residents of the tight-knit community where Carrie’s remains were discovered are still haunted by the unsolved murder. But investigator Randy Patrick’s efforts to capture Carrie’s killer reignites hope the case will finally be solved.

Carrie’s mother, Patty Lord, shared her daughter’s story in Grief Diaries: Project Cold Case, published in November 2016 by AlyBlue Media. The book is the 18th in the popular Grief Diaries series created by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, an award-winning author and grief educator who partnered with Ryan Backmann of the national nonprofit organization Project Cold Case, to

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Woman Sentenced for Killing Ex’s Mom, Who Was Her Boss …

On Thursday, before being sentenced to 23 years in prison in the 2015 poisoning death of her ex-boyfriend’s mother, a 24-year-old New York woman insisted she was innocent of the crime of which she’d been convicted three months earlier.

According to multiple news reports, Kaitlyn Conley was found guilty in November of first-degree manslaughter in the death of 60-year-old Mary Louise Yoder, a Whitesboro, New York, chiropractor who was also her boss.

The Post-Standard and local TV station WKTV report that Conley spoke during her sentencing in Oneida County, New York, Court on Thursday, saying: “With all respect to the justice system, I’m innocent.”

In addition to her prison term, Conley will be under five years’ post-release supervision, according to WKTV.

Prosecutors argued Conley poisoned Yoder, for whom she had worked for four years, as revenge against Yoder’s son, Adam, the Post-Standard

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‘Extremely close’: ‘Killing Fields’ true crime series could help solve Carrie Singer’s grisly 2004 murder

Carrie Singer, a 28-year-old resident of Virginia, was killed in 2004. Her murder still remains unsolved.

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On July 1, 2004 a farmer scouting his

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‘Extremely close’: ‘Killing Fields’ true crime series could help solve …


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‘Killing Fields’ could help solve Carrie Singer’s murder

Virginia residents hoping Discovery Channel’s ‘Killing Fields’ can help shed light on the grisly murder of 28-year-old Carrie Singer.

On July 1, 2004 a farmer scouting his fields for crop damage in Isle of Wight County, Virginia made a grisly discovery when he spotted the half-naked body of

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This season’s Discovery Channel’s ‘Killing Fields,’ which follows criminal investigations, descends on Isle of Wight …

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‘Killing for Love’ examines Soering case

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Via podcasts, streaming services and cable television, true crime stories have gripped the recent attention of many Americans. Now, a similar tale of violence and the criminal justice system from a local source has come to widespread attention.

IFC Films recently released the German-made documentary “Killing for Love,” a feature-length look at the 1985 murders of Derek and Nancy Haysom, a married couple fatally stabbed at their Bedford County home, and the conviction of their daughter, Elizabeth Haysom, and her then-boyfriend, Jens Soering.

Soering and Haysom, both students at the University of Virginia at the time of the killings, were sentenced to two life sentences and a 90-year sentence, respectively. Soering confessed to committing the murders and Haysom pleaded guilty to being an accessory before the fact.

But before his trial, Soering recanted his confession, saying he had tried to protect Haysom, his girlfriend. Soering also made the mistaken assumption that

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Teen Boy Charged with Killing Girlfriend’s Parents After They Allegedly Learned He Was a Neo-Nazi

A teen has been charged with murdering a Virginia couple who reportedly pushed their daughter to end a relationship with him, believing he held neo-Nazi views.

Fairfax County Police announced Scott Fricker, 48, and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, 43, were shot by the 17-year-old suspect, whose identity is not being released due to his age, in their Reston home on Friday. The teenager also shot himself, inflicting life-threatening injuries. As of Saturday, he remained in the hospital under police watch.

According to police, the preliminary investigation determined that the suspect got into the home before being confronted by the couple. Four other relatives who were home at the time of the shooting were not harmed, police said.

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Janet Kuhn, Kuhn-Fricker’s mother, told Read more at: http://people.com/crime/teen-kills-virgina-couple-allegedly-neo-nazi/