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He sexually abused her as a child. She became a police officer and hunted him down.
Erlis Joseph Chaisson is a serial child molester. The 47-year-old might have remained free if one 27-year-old north central Texas police officer hadn't gone far above the call of duty.
1692 points by The Houston Chronicle | Police Waco Texas Waco Tribune-Herald Waco Siege Rape Confession Child sexual abuse Sexual intercourse
Man convicted in 1993 massacre at Brown's Chicken claims new evidence, seeks hearing
A man convicted of one of the Chicago area's most infamous crimes — the 1993 massacre at a Brown's Chicken restaurant in Palatine — is seeking a court hearing into allegedly newly discovered evidence, saying a star prosecution witness repeatedly lied in order to obtain a reward worth tens of thousands...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Crime Prosecutor Jury Brown's Chicken massacre Lawyer Law Confession Police
Charges dropped against four men who served time for 1995 murders
Three of the four — Charles Johnson, Larod Styles and Lashawn Ezell — already are out of prison, having served time for the deaths.
932 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Fingerprint Automobile Confession Murder Police University of Chicago Law School Confessional Car
'It's about time': Etan Patz's dad finds justice in verdict
NEW YORK — Nearly four decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished on the way to his school bus stop, a former convenience store clerk was convicted Tuesday of murder in a case that influenced American parenting and law enforcement.The jury verdict against Pedro Hernandez gave Etan's relatives a resolution they had sought since May 1979 and gave prosecutors a conviction that eluded them when a 2015 jury deadlocked.
9 points by Boston Herald | Jury Etan Patz Lawyer Confession Manhattan Prosecutor Law enforcement agency Police
Maple Shade man convicted in 1979 murder of Etan Patz
NEW YORK — A Maple Shade man was convicted Tuesday of murder in one of the nation’s most haunting missing-child cases, nearly 38 years after 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared on the way to the school bus stop.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Jury Lawyer Law enforcement agency Police Etan Patz Forced disappearance Confession Missing person
Cops suspect jogger’s killing may have been racially motivated
The confessed killer of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano told detectives he hated the victim’s predominantly white neighborhood of Howard Beach, leading cops to believe race played a role in the murder, sources told The Post. “I don’t like those people over there,” said Chanel Lewis, 20, who is black and split time between homes in...
8680 points by New York Post | Confession Police Race Detective White people Miranda v. Arizona In Spring According to Jim
Wisconsin attorney general appeals ruling on 'Making a Murderer' nephew
Wisconsin's attorney general on Friday appealed the overturned conviction of a man accused of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the popular Netflix series "Making a Murderer." A federal magistrate judge ruled in August that investigators tricked Brendan Dassey into confessing...
12 points by Los Angeles Times | Judge Rape Confession Court Magistrate United States Constitution Murder United States magistrate judge
Confession in 1989 abduction clears man under scrutiny
An elementary music teacher who has lived under a cloud of suspicion since 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped from his Minnesota driveway in 1989 can breathe easier now that another man has confessed to ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | St. Joseph Minnesota Jacob Wetterling Patty Wetterling Stearns County Minnesota Search warrant Police Confession Polygraph