An Ohio man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after impregnating 14-year-old twins and their 12-year-old sister while he was living in their home with them, PEOPLE confirms.
Last November, Arnold Perry, 34, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree felony rape and a third-degree felony count of sexual battery, Mahoning County Common Pleas Court records show.
On Thursday, Judge Maureen Sweeney sentenced Perry to 27 years in prison – two years more than the sentence prosecutors recommended, The Vindicator reports.
Perry was friends with the victims’ mother, who let him stay with her and her family at their Youngstown home when he had nowhere to live, assistant prosecutor Jennifer McLaughlin told the judge, per the Associated Press.
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Viewers who saw the Investigation Discovery documentary The Family I Had last month witnessed a true crime story almost too horrific to contemplate. A decade ago, then 13-year-old Paris Bennett killed his four-year-old sister, Ella, with a kitchen knife.
The documentarians interviewed Paris, now 24, in the Texas prison where he’s serving a 40-year sentence — the state’s maximum sentence for a juvenile murderer — and the New York Post recently published an interview his mother, Charity Lee. Just after midnight on Feb. 5, 2007, cops found Charity at a Buffalo Wild Wings near Abilene, TX, where she waited tables.
“[The police] told me that my daughter had been hurt,” she says in the film, remembering that fateful night. “And I was saying, ‘You need to take me to Ella now,’ and they were like, ‘You can’t go… She’s dead.’
A Colorado teen accused of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old girl allegedly kept a “death list” in his room that included the victim’s younger sister, PEOPLE confirms.
The 15-year-old boy, who is not being charged as an adult, is behind bars on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of Makayla Grote last week. (PEOPLE does not identify juveniles accused of crimes.)
On Saturday, Grote was found in the stairwell of her Longmont, Colorado, apartment complex suffering from stab wounds, according to an official with the Boulder County, Colorado, district attorney.
Grote was taken to a local hospital where she died. Seven hours later, the suspect was located by police and arrested, the D.A. official confirmed to PEOPLE.
During a Monday court hearing, Boulder County Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote said investigators had allegedly discovered a “death list”of names in the suspect’s bedroom that included Grote’s younger sister.
Foote said in court that the suspect allegedly attacked
Nearly four months after Hollywood starlet Sharon Tate was brutally murdered along with four others at her Los Angeles home, her sister Debra would hear the name Charles Manson for the first time.
Manson, who died Sunday of natural causes, was serving a life sentence for the deaths of seven people, which occurred during a two-day murder spree in August 1969. He is responsible for the deaths of: Tate, who was 81/2 months pregnant; Jay Sebring; Wojciech Frykowski; Abigail Folger; Steven Parent; Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.
“I said a prayer for his soul,” Sharon Tate’s sister Debra tells PEOPLE of the moment after she received a call from a prison official informing her of Manson’s death Sunday evening.
For nearly 48 years, Debra says Manson has been a part of her life.
“Each one of these people and myself now have are spirits or our wills are slightly entangled,” she says
“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
Every now and again you stumble across a documentary that leaves you speechless. You know the ones. A documentary that plants an expression of disbelief across your face that lasts long after you’ve finished watching it. A documentary that leaves you no choice but to be heavily invested in strangers’ lives, and leaves you still trying to find resolve to unanswered questions in the days that follow. A documentary that makes you question what the fuck is wrong with the world. The Keepers is one of those documentaries.
In the nicest possible way, the narrative is horrible. Horrible, upsetting and deeply troubling. But it’s an important and incredibly brave story nonetheless. The Keepers tells the story of Sister Catherine Cesnik, a 26-year-old nun living in Baltimore who was abducted and murdered back in the 1960s. The case was never solved, but was linked to a horrific history of sexual abuse by