Father receives life imprisonment for drowning his three children

ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL – Jason Karels, a father from Illinois, was handed down a life sentence without parole on Friday after being found guilty of the murder of his three children in 2022. Karels had earlier entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill in December, as per information from the State’s Attorney’s Office of Lake County, Illinois. During the court proceedings, family members of the children read out impact statements. They painted a …

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Teen gets life sentence for executing his family members, including three kids

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL- An 18-year-old from Alabama, Mason Sisk, has been handed a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the brutal murder of five family members, including an infant and two young children. The judge presiding over the case, Circuit Judge Chadwick Wise, described the crime as “draped in unmitigated evil.” Sisk was convicted in April by an Alabama jury on multiple counts of capital murder for the 2019 killings of his father, …

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Woman sentenced to life for murder

A Mississippi woman, Stephanie Ward, 47, was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for her role in a brutal murder that took place in 2017. Ward was convicted of first-degree murder and hindering prosecution in the death of Roger Lee Scruggs, Jr. by a Yazoo County Circuit Court jury. On the night of November 22, 2017, Ward, along with John Henry May, lured Scruggs to a secluded location on Wildwood Road. May testified that the …

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Former serviceman gets life sentence for murder of police officer

A former military serviceman, Grady Wayne Wilkes, has been handed a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the murder of an Auburn police officer. The officer had responded to a domestic disturbance call at Wilkes’ residence. The jury delivered the life sentence verdict on Thursday, following Wilkes’ conviction for capital murder of a police officer earlier in the week. He was also found guilty of attempting to murder two other officers. According to …

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Teen found guilty of murder for intentionally crashing car at 100 MPH to kill boyfriend and passenger

A 19-year-old Ohio woman, Mackenzie Shirilla, was found guilty on Monday for intentionally driving her car into a brick wall at a speed of 100 mph, resulting in the death of her boyfriend and his friend. Cuyahoga County Judge Nancy Margaret Russo, who presided over the case, stated that Shirilla’s actions were not a result of reckless driving but were premeditated and purposeful, amounting to murder. Shirilla was overcome with emotion as the verdict was …

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Suspect sentenced to life after fatally attacking mail carrier who refused to deliver drugs

A man has been handed a life sentence for fatally attacking a mail carrier who did not deliver a large marijuana package to his home. Instead, she left a note requiring him to pick it up from a local post office in South Carolina. 25-year-old Trevor Raekwon Seward was found guilty on Thursday for murdering a federal employee on duty, along with other charges. The incident occurred back in September 2019, when 64-year-old Irene Pressley …

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