Discovery Channel’s true crime series Killing Fields returned for a second season tonight, and in addition to the continued investigation into the 1997 homicide of former Louisiana State University student Eugenie Boisfontaine, viewers were introduced to another cold case thanks to a gruesome discovery. Keep reading to find out all the recent developments in the investigation into the 1991 disappearance of Curtis “Cochise” Smith — which includes an arrest in October!
Tonight’s 20/20 delves into a strange case of a wannabe actor who thought he could act his way into getting away with murder. Daniel Wozniak was arrested at his bachelor party after his elaborate scheme to get away with a double murder failed. The unemployed community theater actor was desperate about money, and decided to get […]
There’s a brand-new kink in the Kris Jenner OJ Simpson stories–or, at least, there will be if the National Enquirer has anything to say about it. The Enquirer‘s current cover story alleges that the Kris Jenner OJ Simpson connection was so strong that Kris took it upon herself to hide the murder weapon OJ used to kill Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.
Two years ago Ethan Couch was a 16-year-old with a serious drug and alcohol problem. He says he doesn’t remember plowing into a group of pedestrians who were trying to help someone on the side of the road, killing four of them. He pleaded guilty to four counts of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of […]
Why would an innocent person confess to murdering someone? It’s a concept that’s hard to imagine, but it does happen. Tonight’s Dateline features a troubling 20 year case involving a 16-year-old boy who confessed to a murder he didn’t commit. Daniel Villegas of El Paso, Texas says police coerced him into admitting he killed two […]
A 11-year-old Tennessee boy has been charged with murder after shooting and killing an 8-year-old classmate following an argument over puppies. The boy’s name has not been released; the East Tennessee community is in shock. Read on for the tragic details.
Former surgeon Gregory Konrath is currently serving time for fleeing the house arrest he was serving for stalking charges. He was originally charged with plotting to kill his ex wife, but those charges were dropped. The published fiction writer is now speaking out in an effort to explain away his detailed explanation of how he would kill her was just a fantasy.
The story of David Sweat and Richard Matt’s prison escape is almost like the plotline of The Shawkshank Redemption. Last year David Sweat (34) sawed a hole in the back of his prison cell at the Clinton Correctional Facility, and began making nightly explorations in the tunnels underneath. Eventually, both he and fellow inmate Richard Matt (48) escaped, but were unable to remain free for long: Richard Matt was shot and killed during a police showdown, and David Sweat was captured by police.