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Flashback: The 'Speed Freak Killers'

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Childhood friends Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog remained close even after high school, but their methamphetamine use eventually exposed the dark side of their personalities. They were eventually convicted of a few murders, but investigators believe the "Speed Freak Killers" had many more victims between 1984 and 1999. Read more....

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Band Teacher Faces Sex Charges

Monday April 14, 2014
Authorities fear there may be more victims in the case of a Colorado school contract employee who is facing two count of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity. Police said David Hurd worked as contract band teacher, consultant and choreographer throughout the United States for many years.

Now that Hurd has been arrested, investigators are hoping any other victims will come forward. Read More...

7 Infants Found Dead in Utah Home

Monday April 14, 2014
A 39-year-old Utah woman has bee arrested after authorities discovered the bodies of seven infants in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of a home in Pleasant Grove. Megan Huntsman was arrested on six counts of murder after the dead babies were found in a home where she resided until 2011.

Police did not say why she was not charged with seven counts of murder. Read More...

Woman Kills Disabled Child

Friday April 11, 2014
A 20-year-old Louisiana woman confessed to police that she tried twice to kill her 17-month-old disabled child. Unfortunately, Erika Wigstrom of Belle Chase was successful in her second attempt on the life of her son, Lucas Ruiz.

Wigstrom has been charged with first-degree murder, prosecutors said. Read More...

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