The strange tale of Robert Durst just keeps getting more twisted. The night before his arrest, and seemingly right before he was about to flee the country, Robert Durst was ambling around New Orleans packing heat.
After the fall of Silk Road, Evolution had become one of the major illegal marketplaces on the dark web. Over night the black market site shut down completely, with reports that it’s admins took off with the $12 million of Bitcoin in their accounts.
Tonight’s Dateline deals with the 2009 murder of Dallas art student Samantha “Shelley” Nance. At the time of her murder, 20-year-old Shelley was enjoying her life in Dallas after growing up in small town Italy, Texas, and was in a relationship an adorable relationship that prosecutors say Daniel Willyam, 28 became obsessed with.
Tonight’s Dateline tells the story of a 2004 murder that chillingly took place while there were cops on the victim’s porch. Lynn Schockner’s millionaire husband Manfred Schockner hired a hitman to kill his estranged wife because he feared losing $7 million in their divorce.
The Jodi Arias trial concluded its sentencing phase Thursday with a second Arizona jury unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the case, meaning Arias will completely avoid the death penalty. On March 5, 2015, Judge Sherry Stephens again declared a mistrial in the capital case due to a hung jury. Several jurors gave an audio-only group interview immediately following the mistrial announcement. In the media pool interview, they anonymously reveal what really went on in that deliberation room. Read more here now…
An aspiring Irish car thief is now a viral sensation after being caught on video attempting to throw a brick through a car window only to have it bounce back and hit him in the face, knocking him out cold. The blockhead’s hilarious brickochet wasn’t his only bungled criminal act that night, however, as he later attempted to blackmail the owner of the car by threatening to tell police his injuries were due to a beating. Keep reading to watch the full clip and get the full story.
Tonight’s <em>Dateline</em>, “Secrets at the Sunshine Hotel” delves into the grizzly 2013 attack of 78-year-old Yakima, Washington real estate broker Vern Holbrook. The man was lured to a vacant home by a couple posing as home buyers. Luis Gomez-Monges and Adriana Mendez left their three children behind in the car when they followed Holbrook into his home, and the struck him from behind. He was found badly beaten, and with his throat cut, but was still alive.
Holbrook passed away several months later, but it became clear that there were other people involved in his murder, including family.
The “Eyeball” killer earned his nickname the hard way: He has a tattoo on the white of his right eyeball (in addition to dozens of other gruesome tats). An Alaska court’s given him 22 years for cop-killing. Inside, find out what drug he’s addicted to.