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Melissa D. Cooper

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Melissa is a contributing writer for CourtJunkie.com and resides in New Jersey.

Michael Dale Vance Jr. On the Run After Double Murder and...

As of Tuesday night, October 25, Michael Dale Vance Jr. is on the run from Oklahoma police after allegedly shooting two police officers, committing a carjacking, and murdering and attempting to behead his aunt and uncle, Ronald Everett Wilkson and Valerie Kay Wilkson.

Daniel Wozniak, Who Murdered for Wedding Money, is Sentenced to Death

Daniel Wozniak was sentenced to death after being found guilty of murdering two people in order to pay for his wedding and honeymoon.

Ryan Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Murdering His Cancer-Surviving Baby

According to investigators, 25-year-old Ryan Lawrence became jealous of the attention his daughter, Maddox, was receiving after beating cancer and decided to take her life.

North Carolina Man Seth Pickering Charged in 6-Year-Old Daughter’s Murder

36-year-old Seth Pickering kidnapped his 6-year-old daughter Friday night and while police were in the process of issuing an Amber alert, they found her body.

Nuns Stabbed to Death in Home, 46-Year-Old Rodney Earl Sanders Charged

46-year-old Rodney Earl Sanders has reportedly confessed to the murders of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill after being arrested Friday night.

19-Year-Old ‘Cannibal Killer’ Austin Harrouff to Be Charged in Couple’s Murder

19-year-old Austin Harrouff stabbed John Stevens III, 59, and his wife Michelle Mishcon, 53, to death in an unprovoked, random attack in Florida on Monday.

Daniel Messel Convicted of Killing College Student Hannah Wilson

51-year-old Daniel Messel was found guilty Wednesday afternoon of the murder of 22-year-old Hannah Wilson. The jurors deliberated for a mere five hours.

Ex-Virginia Tech Students Indicted on Murder Charges of 13-Year-Old Nicole Lovell

13-year-old Nicole Lovell was kidnapped and murdered in January 2016. Trial dates have been set for her killers, David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers.

1993 Murder Charges Dropped For Armando Serrano and Jose Montanez

The murder charges for Armando Serrano and Jose Montanez were dropped Wednesday, after the two men spent 23 years in prison. The lead detective is now under fire.

Rashad Deihim and Kailyn Bonia Convicted in “Snapchat Rape” of 16-Year-Old

Rashad Deihim and Kailyn Bonia were found guilty after 10 hours of deliberations in the rape of a 16-year-old girl that was recorded on Snapchat.