SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) – The parents of a 6th grade-boy in Mississippi who hanged himself in the family garage say he was bullied at school after saying he might be bisexual. WREG-TV reports that 12-year-old […]
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — After an intense manhunt, authorities in Mississippi said a college instructor wanted in the deaths of a woman he lived with and a university professor he worked with died of an […]
(AP) A Southern California teacher — Jillian Jacobson — who committed suicide by hanging herself in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday. Students arriving at El Dorado High School found […]
MADISON, Mississippi (AP) — A justice court judge has dismissed trespassing charges a widow filed against Madison police who went to her Ridgeland home after her husband’s death. The Clarion-Ledger reports the judge in Madison County dismissed […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — One of the men charged in a conspiracy to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s ailing wife has pleaded guilty. John Mary of Hattiesburg pleaded guilty Wednesday to one felony count of […]
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A FedEx employee wearing bullets draped across his chest “like Rambo” opened fire Tuesday at a package-sorting center outside Atlanta, wounding six people before apparently committing suicide, police and witnesses said. […]
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more […]
Man who imprisoned Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight for years received life sentence a month ago
The Associated Press
The Ohio man who kidnapped three young women and repeatedly raped them in his home for nearly a decade was found hanging in his cell and is believed to have killed himself, a prison official said Wednesday.
Ariel Castro, 53, had started serving a life prison term after being sentenced last month to life in prison plus 1,000 years on his guilty plea in one of the country’s most sensational criminal cases in recent history.
Castro was found in his cell Tuesday night,… […]