Sheriff: Mother murdered father, 6-year-old daughter

Sheriff: Mother murdered father, 6-year-old daughter

Lakeland, Florida — A 25-year-old Central Florida woman is behind bars following the murder of her 6-year-old daughter and 50-year-old father. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office released a detailed report of the incident on Monday morning. On August 1, 2015, Polk County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 5221 Drane Field Road, Lakeland, in reference to a […]

Ocklawaha killer sentenced to 48 years

Ocklawaha killer sentenced to 48 years

Ocala, Florida — Accused killer, Isaac Duwayne Sheffield, 35, was sentenced to 48 years in prison by Circuit Judge Robert Hodges Monday. Sheffield was convicted of Second-degree Murder for the August 2013 killing of Stanley Yassen, 74, of Ocklawaha. At the time Yassen’s body was discovered inside his home, deputies said it was obvious that […]

Marion Oaks murder suspect arrested

Marion Oaks murder suspect arrested

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested the suspect accused of murdering his stepfather after he turned himself in. Detectives arrested Sidney Ferguson, 19, for the murder of his stepfather, Johnathon Thurman, 23. Ferguson’s mother, Angie Norman, told investigators that on the night of the murder her son had called her and stated […]

Ocala man charged with Easter weekend murder

Ocala man charged with Easter weekend murder

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala Man was charged with Second-Degree Murder Easter Sunday after he was accused of shooting and killing another man during an argument Saturday. In addition to the aforementioned charge, he was charged with Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon, Use of a Firearm during a Felony, and Violation of […]

Mother allowed to burn down house of daughter’s killer

Mother allowed to burn down house of daughter’s killer

Orange Park, Florida — In 2009, 7-year-old Somer Thompson disappeared without a trace while walking home from school with her brother, older sister, and several other students. Two days after she vanished law enforcement found her body at a landfill in Georgia. Authorities searched for her killer for months before discovering Jarred Harrell, 29, had […]

Sisters, 11 and 15, murdered their 16-year-old brother

Sisters, 11 and 15,  murdered their 16-year-old brother

White Springs, Florida — Additional information is now available in the murder of a 16-year-old boy in Columbia County, Florida. Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office determined that Nicole Kornegay, 11, assisted her sister, Misty “Ariel” Renee Kornegay, 15, in the murder of their 16-year-old brother, Damien Kornegay, and both teens have been arrested […]

Citra shooting suspects now in custody

Citra shooting suspects now in custody

  Citra, Florida — Yarnell Bagley, 20, of Citra was captured by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit, along with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit working with both the Ocala Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force. Bagley was placed in handcuffs around 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, […]

Killer grandmother said, “I was fed up with him.”

Killer grandmother said, “I was fed up with him.”

Tallahassee, Florida — On August, 5, 2014, a grandmother was charged with murdering her 7-year-old grandson while she was babysitting him. According to reports, Mason Rhinehart and his brother were playing video games in their Lake Plantation home Tuesday when their grandmother interrupted and said, “I have a surprise for you.” Martha White, 63, then […]

Shooting in Belleview

Shooting in Belleview

Belleview, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations Detectives are currently working a homicide investigation at a home at 12436 S.E. 85th Court in Belleview. The emergency call came around 2:53 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in reference to a possible shooting at that home. At the scene, investigators found Candice Ambrose, […]

Shooting in Citra

Shooting in Citra

Citra, Florida — (ORIGINAL ARTICLE) The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened overnight in Citra. The sheriff’s office received a call about shots being fired in the 17300 block of NW 16th Terrace sometime after 11 p.m. on June 24, 2014. Michael Sumpter, 55, was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center, […]

Mommy blogger poisons her son to gain blog traffic

Mommy blogger poisons her son to gain blog traffic

In June of 2011, Lacey Spears was investigated by the Florida Department of Children and Families after complaints of Spears medically neglecting her 2-year-old son, Garnett Spears. Complaints also indicated Spears would slap her son for no reason with great force and, after the child would begin to cry she would then love on him. […]

Teen plotted to murder her family in Facebook message

Teen plotted to murder her family in Facebook message

Tuscaloosa, Alabama — An Alabama teen who was unknowingly speaking to her aunt on Facebook about killing her family is now behind bars. Marissa Williams, 19, has lived with her aunt in Fosters, Alabama since April 2014, and [she] would frequently invite men she met online over to get drunk and have sex with her. […]

Triple murder suspect dies from gunshot

Triple murder suspect dies from gunshot

Lakeland, Florida — On May 27, 2014, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office conducted an extensive man-hunt for a suspect that killed three people earlier in the week. At approximately 9:00 p.m., Monday, May 26, 2014, a 14-year-old girl arrived home from a weekend ROTC trip to find her mother, Danyala Smith 31, her moms partner, […]

Homeless guy murdered mom

Homeless guy murdered mom

  Crystal River, Florida — On April 5, 2014, shortly after 3 p.m., Citrus County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an area behind Farmer’s Furniture in Crystal River, which is a known homeless camp, in regards to a domestic incident. Deputies were searching for Benjamin Dick, 23, in reference to an aggravated battery where his brother […]

Craigslist killer says she has killed too many to count

Craigslist killer says she has killed too many to count

  Sunbury, Pennsylvania — Nineteen-year-old Satanist and Craigslist killer Miranda Barbour, says Troy LaFerrara of Port Trevorton was not her only victim. In a prison interview Friday night with The Daily Item, Barbour said LaFerrara was just one of dozens of victims she killed. She and her husband, Elytte Barbour, 22, have been charged by […]