Tonight’s Dateline episode titled “The Pink Gun Mystery” is centered around a twisted love triangle turned deadly. In 2014 the body of 32-year-old Robin Spielbauer was found in a ditch. Her ex-husband’s wife Katie Phipps was initially accused of the murder, partially because her pink handgun was the murder weapon. Someone else besides Katie had access to this pink gun: Jeremy Spielbauer, Katie’s husband and Robin’s ex.
Category: True Crime
One of the best true crime content being produced is on the YouTube channel JCS – Criminal Psychology, and the latest video published is absolutely fascinating. “What pretending to be crazy looks like” is a study of how humans who have committed a crime behave when they are trying to appear “insane” to the police in the hopes of evading consequences for their actions.
At first, people thought Vietnam veteran Robert McClancy, who suffered from PTSD, had taken his own life. It took a while, but eventually, the truth was unraveled: he was murdered by his wife and his best friend, who went to great lengths to make Bob’s death look like a suicide so they could pocket his veteran’s benefits and live life without him.
Tonight’s new episode of Oxygen’s Killer Couples explores the chaotic life of self-proclaimed “Amish Stud” Eli Weaver, who sent waves through Ohio’s Amish country when he had one of his many girlfriends murder his wife Barbara Weaver, the mother of his five children.
In a terrifying scene caught on a surveillance camera, 11-year-old Alyssa is sitting at a bus stop when a man tries to abduct her in plain daylight. It’s a worst-nightmare scenario that thankfully had a safe outcome.
Tonight’s episode of Dateline “Secrets by the Bay” details the 2-year disappearance of 32-year-old Elizabeth Sullivan that ended with a devastating revelation.
Being tired of your job is something almost everyone can relate to, but few go to such extremes to get out of work as 19-year-old Brandon Soules, who devised an elaborate scheme to fake his own kidnapping in an attempt to avoid his job at The Tire Factory in Coolidge, Arizona.
Just after the news that three of R. Kelly’s associates allegedly tried to intimidate witnesses in the disgraced singer’s child pornography trial comes yet more bad news. Federal prosecutors say they inadvertently discovered R. Kelly’s stash: a seven-figure bank account, not initially disclosed, that they say would allow Kelly to go on the lam should he be released to house arrest before his trial.
Most “scams” social media influencers are associated with involve faulty or potentially dangerous weight loss products, MLM schemes, products that are of a poorer quality than advertised, etc. These are not harmless, but they are far less severe than outright swindling money directly from followers’ bank accounts using bad checks. This is the type of scam that 22-year-old Instagram and YouTube influencer Kayla Massa pulled on her followers. She managed to get 45 of her followers to trust her enough to gain access to their bank accounts with the promise of bringing them riches. The only people Kayla was interested in enriching were herself and her accomplices. She was able to glean $1.5 million from her scheme before getting arrested this February.
Friday night’s episode of NBC’s Dateline explores the disappearance and murder of Sarah Goode, a young mother whose life was cut short by a man she rejected.
Friday night’s episode of Dateline delves deeper into the story of Lori Vallow, who’s dubbed “cult mom” by the media because of her fringe religious beliefs, and the mystery of her missing children. Her oldest son, 23-year-old Colby Ryan, speaks out on the episode, distraught over not knowing where his siblings, 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and seven-year-old Joshua Vallow, are. Lori failed to produce the two children for a court order in January, but the children have not been seen since September.
Tonight’s episode of Dateline, “Before Daylight,” details the 2004 slaying of 23-year-old Jesse Valencia by his married cop boyfriend. The motive? Jesse was threatening to expose their relationship and Rios didn’t want to be “outed.”