Tag Archives: parents

Man Accused of Killing His Girlfriend and then Stabbing Parents During a Party

Authorities in Massachusetts have filed murder and attempted murder charges against a man who they say killed his 20-year-old girlfriend before going to a family party. When he arrived at the party, he allegedly stabbed both of his parents.

A prosecution source confirms to PEOPLE Benjamin Walsh remains in custody as the sole suspect in the murder of Olivia Bergstrom.

Bergstrom’s body was found in Walsh’s apartment in Needham on Saturday evening. She had been stabbed to death, the prosecution source tells PEOPLE.

• Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.

Millis Police arrested the 24-year-old Walsh Saturday night

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/man-accused-of-killing-his-girlfriend-and-then-stabbing-parents-during-a-party/

Veteran TV journalist to interview parents of Ally Brueger

7-30_Ally Brueger_2C.jpg

7-30_Ally Brueger_2C.jpg

The brutal slaying of Alexandra “Ally” Brueger in July 2016 has captured the attention of a veteran TV journalist.

KILLER INSTINCT WITH CHRIS HANSEN 3

KILLER INSTINCT

Read more at: http://www.tctimes.com/news/veteran-tv-journalist-to-interview-parents-of-ally-brueger/article_246ade50-0dc8-11e8-ac78-674820c48ac5.html

Here’s What 4 Children Of Serial Killers Have To Say About Their Notorious Parents

Growing up is hard enough. Imagine if your father is a notorious serial killer. Here’s what four children had to say about their dads in their own words.

1. “Happy Face Killer’s” Daughter

Melissa Moore is the daughter of serial killer Keith Jesperson, who killed eight people in the 1990s. He received the nickname “Happy Face Killer” because of the smiley face he doodled onto letters he wrote. Those letters detailed his crimes, which he bragged about.

Moore has taken a different route than her father. Instead of hurting people, she has become an advocate for other children of killers. She has been in touch with more than 100 relatives of murderers and helps them share their stories. She is a crime correspondent and the host/executive producer of LMN’s show “Monster in My Family.”

As for her father, she doesn’t have kind words.

“I’m ashamed that he’s my dad,” Moore told a

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/heres-what-4-children-of-serial-killers-have-to-say-about-their-notorious-parents

Parents Arrested After Their 12 Children—Ages 2 to 29—Allegedly Found Shackled and Malnourished

Two Southern California parents have been arrested after their 12 children – ages 2 to 29 – were found shackled and malnourished in their Perris home, PEOPLE confirms.

David Allen Turpin, 57, and his 49-year-old wife Louise Anna Turpin were booked Monday on suspicion of nine counts of torture and 10 counts of child endangerment after their 17-year-old daughter “escaped” from their home and called 911 on Jan. 14 to report that her 12 brothers and sisters were being held captive by their parents and that some of her siblings were bound with chains and padlocks, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department press release obtained by PEOPLE.

Officers who interviewed the teen believed the “slightly emaciated” girl was only 10 years old until she told them how old she was.

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/parents-arrested-after-their-12-children-allegedly-found-shackled-malnourished/

NJ Teen Killed Parents, Sister, Family Friend in Brutal New Year’s Eve Shooting, Police Allege

Authorities in New Jersey have detained a 16-year-old boy who stands accused of the brutal New Year’s Eve slayings of his parents, sister, and a 70-year-old family friend, PEOPLE confirms.

The suspected killer’s name is not being released because of his age, but prosecutors in Monmouth County announced they would be filing formal murder charges against the teen on Monday.

A press release from authorities alleges the quadruple homicide was committed with a semi-automatic rifle. A motive for the deaths has not been released by investigators.

Brittany Kologi

Linda and Steven Kologi

Killed in the New Year’s

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/nj-teen-allegedly-killed-family-new-years-eve/

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.

  • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.

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

Florida Man Kills Girlfriend and Then Himself — and Shocked Parents Say He Planned to Propose

Police in Florida say a 27-year-old man murdered his girlfriend on Tuesday before committing suicide with the same gun.

The crime reportedly shocked the man’s parents, who say he was in good spirits just 30 minutes before neighbors heard two gunshots.

PEOPLE confirms with the Riviera Beach Police that investigators believe that Richard Travis Timilty shot Holly Given, 26, inside the apartment they shared. Their bodies were discovered Wednesday afternoon.

Neighbors reported hearing “two pops” at around midnight on Tuesday evening.

According to police, there are no recorded of domestic abuse calls from the couple. Their investigation into the deadly incident remains ongoing.

A motive for the violence remains unknown.

• Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.

The Palm Beach Post spoke to Timilty’s parents; PEOPLE was

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/florida-man-kills-girlfriend-murder-suicide/

Florida Man Kills Girlfriend and Then Himself — and Shocked Parents Say He Planned to Propose

Police in Florida say a 27-year-old man murdered his girlfriend on Tuesday before killing himself with the same gun.

The crime reportedly shocked the man’s parents, who say he was in good spirits just 30 minutes before neighbors heard two gunshots.

PEOPLE confirms with the Riviera Beach Police that investigators believe that Richard Travis Timilty shot Holly Given, 26, inside the apartment they shared. Their bodies were discovered Wednesday afternoon.

Neighbors reported hearing “two pops” at around midnight on Tuesday evening.

According to police, there are no recorded of domestic abuse calls from the couple. Their investigation into the deadly incident remains ongoing.

A motive for the violence remains unknown.

• Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.

The Palm Beach Post spoke to Timilty’s parents; PEOPLE was

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/florida-man-kills-girlfriend-murder-suicide/

Lyle Menendez Explains Notorious 911 Call He Made After Murdering His Parents with His Brother

Lyle Menendez was sobbing hysterically as he spoke with 911 on Aug. 20, 1989, in a call to report the deaths of his parents, José and Kitty, who had been killed by shotgun fire.

“They shot and killed my parents!” he cried to the dispatcher.

But speaking out this year, more than two decades after he and his brother, Erik, were convicted as their parents’ murderers, Lyle says he wasn’t “grief-stricken” on that call at all.

“I think I was just absolutely broken down with stress,” he tells NBC News’ Keith Morrison in an exclusive clip from Friday’s Dateline, which re-examines the Menendez brothers case.

Both of us were just in such a state of trauma and I just — it didn’t pour through on that call,” Lyle says. “It made it very easy to make that call, really.”

The investigation showed that Lyle and Erik —

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/lyle-menendez-911-call-after-murdering-parents/

Lyle Menedez on Lying in 911 Call After Parents’ Murders | PEOPLE …

Lyle Menendez was sobbing hysterically as he spoke with 911 on Aug. 20, 1989, in a call to report the deaths of his parents, José and Kitty, who had been killed by shotgun fire.

“They shot and killed my parents!” he cried to the dispatcher.

But speaking out this year, more than two decades after he and his brother, Erik, were convicted as their parents’ murderers, Lyle says he wasn’t “grief-stricken” on that call at all.

“I think I was just absolutely broken down with stress,” he tells NBC News’ Keith Morrison in an exclusive clip from Friday’s Dateline, which re-examines the Menendez brothers case.

Both of us were just in such a state of trauma and I just — it didn’t pour through on that call,” Lyle says. “It made it very easy to make that call, really.”

The investigation showed that Lyle and Erik —

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/lyle-menendez-911-call-after-murdering-parents/