On July 13, 2019, 57-year-old teacher Denise Hallowell was found dead with an axe in her head by her adopted son Carlos Hallowell. When 17-year-old Carlos called the police he told them that he and his mother had attended a funeral that day, and returned home between 2 and 3 p.m. and that he had discovered her body after their barking dogs woke him up from a nap.
Category: True Crime
Barbara Mastromarino’s picture-perfect life with her dental surgeon husband Michael Mastromarino and two kids crumbled to dust when she learned of her husband’s ghastly illegal activities. Everything she thought her life was turned out to be a lie.
In 2000, former plastic surgeon Robert Bierenbaum was convicted on the 1985 murder of his wife Gail Katz. Until December 2020 of last year, Robert claimed that he was innocent. Now, he had confessed that he strangled Gail, then dropped her body out over the ocean. He calls these actions “immature.”
On June 22, 2017, 27-year-old Egypt Covington, a singer and beer distributor account manager, was killed in her home while she watched TV. She was shot in the head and her body was wrapped in a string of Christmas lights. Authorities first looked to her ex-boyfriend and others close to her, but no one was ultimately linked to the murder, and the case went cold.
On January 17, 2021, 23-year-old TikToker Mary Anne Oliver-Snow (@yandere.freak, @feral.yandere, SnowtheSaltQueen) accidentally killed their friend Helen Rose Hastings when they fired a gun that they thought was unloaded.
At the beginning of “He Fed Him to Gators” (Episode 13, Season 10) of Evil Lives Here Robyn Barry puts a VHS videotape in to watch a night with her ex-husband Craig Thrift from April 17, 2002. “As much as memories are nice, sometimes they hurt,” she says. As she watches the video she sees his face change in an instant, just like she remembered.
On June 10, 1995, 46-yer-old Jane Carver, a well-loved flight attendant with a sparkling personality and two sons was gunned down by an unknown man on her morning run. There were witnesses across the street who saw everything. While they didn’t know who the man was, they found him to be eerily calm. Her husband Al came outside when he heard sirens coming and saw his wife’s body from his doorway. Who killed Jane Carver?
When Christina Gaines was shown mug shot photos of her ex Patrick Fowler for the first time in years for episode 12 of Season 10 of Investigation Discovery’s Evil Lives Here, she was immediately struck by the evil she saw in his eyes.
Lori Isenberg claimed her 68-year-old husband Larry had fallen overboard while fixing a stalled motor while they were out boating February 13, 2018 on Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho. His body had disappeared, but not forever. When his body was discovered weeks later, a toxicology report found fatal levels of Benadryl in his system.
Criminologist Laura Brand considers Larry Bittaker to be the most sadistic serial killer in U.S. history. She fought to get in communication with him so she could better understand his psychology, and so she could hopefully find clues about where some of his victims bodies that were never found are. Her quest for answers led her to develop a strong friendship with Bittaker. When she got pregnant, he expressed a strong interest in her pregnancy and new baby to the point where the sadistic rapist killer was on the phone with her when she gave birth to her child.
When Lawrence Bittaker had multiple heart attacks while incarcerated at San Quentin prison, he told criminologist Laura Brand he felt he’d gotten a taste of what his victims had experienced. Evidence shows, however, that his victims probably experienced much worse torture by his hands in their final days.
When Matt Roth was just a young boy his father Kenneth Roth exposed him to unspeakable things. When he tried to tell others what he saw and knew about, no one believed him. Kenneth eventually got life in prison, but Matt believes his dad killed many more people.