The parents of a teenage girl killed her and dismembered the body before appearing on a national TV show and asking the public to find their missing daughter, according to police in North Carolina.
Rowan County prosecutors said that a grand jury has indicted the parents, 44-year-old Sandy Parsons and 43-year-old Casey Parsons, for killing the 12-year-old daughter, Erica Parsons.
Both parents have been charged with murder, child abuse, inflicting serious bodily injury, concealment of death, and obstruction of justice.
If convicted, they face life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Sandy and Casey are currently serving sentences in federal prison after being convicted of fraud for accepting federal benefits for Erica after her death. Read more »
What a madness? While some women are spending hundreds of thousands of naira in other to get their own baby, this mother killed her own child over a minimal amount of money, according to police in Nigeria.
Ikorodu police said that they have arrested 40-year-old Mary Eze after being accused of burning her 7-year-old son.
Eze has been charged with murder at the Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.
If convicted, she faces the death penalty.
Judge Oluyemisi Adelaja denied bail for Eze and remanded her into the Ikoyi Prisons.
According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Friday morning at the woman’s home located on Ikorodu Road. Read more »
A community is celebrating after prosecutors announced their decision to drop all charges against a mother who shot three rapists in self-defense.
The mother of South Africa was arrested after she killed a man and wounded two others while they were raping her daughter.
The woman had been charged with murder and attempted murder while the two men who survived the gunshot wounds, were charged with rape.
After pressure from the public, the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (NPA), dropped the charges against the mother.
According to the police report, the woman, who has not been named, said that she heard her 27-year-old daughter screaming for help.
The cries were coming from an abandoned home. As she went inside, the mother said she saw the men raping her daughter.
She claims that the suspects tried to overpower her, but she fought back and shot them, killing one and wounding two others.
The 27-year-old daughter said that she was traumatized by the incident, but she is grateful to be alive. Read more »
A man in Nigeria, was arrested for murder and cannibalism after killing and eating a pastor.
Rivers State Commissioner for Police Zaki Ahmed, said that Pastor Samuel Okpara was abducted two weeks ago.
He was then beheaded, and his intestines were removed. Police offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
After receiving tips from the public and many hours of detective work, police have arrested 25 people from an alleged notorious kidnapping ring for the murder of Okpara.
One of the members of the gang, Roland Peter, is being considered a cannibal after police claim he used the victim’s liver and intestines “to make pepper soup, which he served to the gang.”
Peter admits that he knew the victim, but he denies killing him.
Police confiscated several rifles from Peter’s home. Police believe these weapons were used by members of the gang to carry out acts of terror.
The group is now also being investigated in connection with the disappearance of other people, including an 8-year-old girl.