In May 2021, Crime Junkie covered the 1981 murder of Father Patrick Ryan and the subsequent conviction of James Reyos.
When 18-year-old Jade Winston is found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in her Carrier Mills, Illinois, apartment in August 2007, the entire community is stunned, and investigators are split on whether she was murdered or if she took her own life.
When 11-year-old Shauna Howe doesn’t come home from a Girl Scouts Halloween party, her mother Lucy immediately fears the worst.
When 32-year-old Deanna Cook is found murdered in her home, her family automatically suspects her ex-husband.
When an elderly woman is brutally murdered in her own apartment and her case goes cold, her family wonders if they’ll ever get justice.
When Pherbia Tinsley is found shot to death inside her car miles from her apartment in Central Virginia, authorities work fast to try and find her killer.
When Morgan Patten is killed in a mysterious auto crash while visiting her fiancé in North Carolina, police are quick to call it a tragic accident.
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When a local news anchor vanishes in the pre-dawn hours, the entire community is struck by the irony.
When a local teenager is found dead in a disturbing scene, the panicked community confronts the possibility that witchcraft might be to blame.
In 1843 Daniel M’naghten gunned down another man in broad daylight.
When the body of a man is found in the burned remains of the Roberts home, the family assumes it’s 52-year-old Clarence.