#BLACKGIRLNEWS

40 Episodes
Subscribe

By: Leah Gordone

#BLACKGIRLNEWS is a podcast that shares the stories of Black women across the world. We strive to uphold a voice for the voiceless. We want to obtain justice for those being destroyed. It’s time to hear our stories. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support

Kenyan Mother & Her Two Daughters K*lled By Her Husband → Her Kenyan Family Found Out Via Facebook
Yesterday at 9:07 PM

Gofundme Link [Emily M- Organizer]: https://gofund.me/7f975176

#MaryStanton was 49 years old and lived in Louisville, Kentucky. According to friends and family, Mary was very hardworking, very focused, energized. She started working at different nursing homes and then the hospital. Mary was very driven and became a registered nurse and recently started at an adult daycare center in her area. Mary’s family immigrated from Kenya and Mary fell in love and settled in Louisville. Eventually, Mary her husband, 60-year-old Gary Stanton and the two fell in loved. Mary became a mother of two beautiful daughters. #Ad...


Da'Ja Davis - 28 Year Old Mother K*lled By Her Baby Father & Left Stranded → He Fled The State In A Stolen Car w/ Their Infant Daughter
Last Sunday at 7:43 PM

#DaJaDavis was 28 year sold and lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Da’Ja was described by family and friends as ambitious, nurturing, and thoughtful. Da’Ja was a beautiful person inside and out and would do anything for anyone if she could. She was a selfless person and was known for always carrying a smile. The 28-year-old was said to be in a relationship with her child’s father 29-year-old #NapeolenCrane and not much was said about their relationship. According to Da’jas family they did not know of any problems between her and Crane. Da’Ja leaves behind 5 children ages rangi...


Brittany Witherspoon - 16-Year-Old ‘Accidentally’ Murdered While She Was Alone w/ Her 19-Year-Old Boyfriend → Her Mother Demands Answers
Last Saturday at 5:59 PM

#BrittanyWitherspoon was born on December 24th 2005 and was 16-years-old. Brittany lived in Charlotte NC and was known in her area. According to a family friend, she loved her family and friends, love being a teenager, dancing, smiling , hanging out, eating seafood & most of all gotta keep my edge on fleek and lashes. She was a bundle of joy to everyone she crossed.



--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Quiana Mann – 44 Year Old Mother K*lled By Her 10-Year-Old Son Because She Woke Him Up Early & Would Not Buy Him A Virtual Reality Headset
Last Thursday at 7:52 PM

#QuianaMann who was a mother of 4 children, had a spirit of giving, demonstrated throughout her life. She worked in behavioral health services because she wanted to ensure that all individuals had equal access to health services. She had a love for God that shined so brightly it superseded any pain she may have experienced. She was compassionate, loving, and kind. Whether you need a friend with a listening ear, advice on how to cook, or simply a few laughs, she would be just one call away. (Source: Gofundme)

According to the criminal complaint, on Nov. 21, a 10-year-old...


Kaleshia Lyons - 29 Year Old Mother K*lled After Escaping Her Baby Father → He Told Her He Would “Come Find Her”
11/22/2022

Gofundme [Organizer: Stephanie O.] – https://gofund.me/2da2e6ef

November 4, 2022--Deputies received a call after 9 p.m. to respond to a residence. When they arrived, they found the victim dead.

Officials said the woman died from "blunt force trauma" and suffered injuries to her face.

Police quickly began searching for her ex-boyfriend Harold Dakers, who was the father of their son, and had been out on bond after being charged with rape and aggravated assault in connection with the victim.

Dackers was arrested and accused of sexually assaulting Lyons at hi...


Popular Braider Mysteriously Dies While Vacationing in Cabo w/ 6 Friends – They ALL Had A Different Story, Family Says
11/15/2022

Popular Braider Mysteriously Dies While Vacationing in Cabo w/ 6 Friends → They ALL Had A Different Story, Mom Says: https://youtu.be/TpsmAG0_bvg #ShanquellaRobinson was 25 years old and lived in Charlotte, NC. According to her social media, she attended West Charlotte High School and later graduated from Winston Salem State University. Shanquella's friends and family described her as loving, compassionate, and goal-oriented. Her mother told the local news she had a heart of gold. She loved everybody, and pretty much everybody loved her. Her daughter also was a boss. Shanquella was a business owner of a hair braiding business th...


Maxine Congress - 23 Year Old Woman Accidentally K*lled By Her Friend’s Ex-BF → Ex-BF Claims His Current GF Was The Real Shooter
11/08/2022

Gofundme Link: https://gofund.me/2c8f3d2c

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Yetundi Maples – 46 Year Old Woman K*lled By Her Boyfriend In Front of Her Six Year Old Son → Brave Son Ran to Alert Neighbors for Help
11/04/2022

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend at their home near Spring Valley, where her 6-year-old son heard the gunshot and found her “face covered in blood” before walking to a neighbor’s house to report it, according to a Metro Police report. Ishmil Swafford, 43, was taken into custody Friday in the slaying of his girlfriend, Yetundi Yvonne Negrita Maples. Maples and Swafford lived together at the residence, according to his arrest report. Maples’ son told police he was in an upstairs bedroom when he heard the pair in conversation downstairs. He then heard a gunshot and went...


31 Year Old – Anita Hyatt K*lled Overnight At A Hotel By Her Ex-Boyfriend → “I Just Talked To Her”
11/03/2022

The former boyfriend of a Jamestown woman has been charged with her murder. Police responding to a shooting at the Super 8 Hotel by Wyndham at 4400 Regency Dr. around 1 a.m. Oct. 28 found 31-year-old Anita Hyatt suffering from gunshot wounds. Hyatt later died at the hospital. D’Metruis Hill, 31, also of Jamestown, is charged with first-degree murder and felony use of a firearm. More charges are pending. He is being held in the Guilford County jail without bail.This in an ongoing investigation and no additional information will be released at this time. Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers of Hi...


Rickisha King-Tiggs - 25 Year Old Woman K*lled By Her Neighbor Because Her Mother Refused His Love Offers
11/02/2022

Weeks after a dust-up with his neighbor, a 45-year-old man allegedly opened fire on a woman near their Chatham apartment building — but he ended up killing her daughter instead, prosecutors say. Bail was denied Saturday for Eugene Arnold III, who is now charged with the murder of Rickisha King-Tiggs and the attempted murder of her mother, authorities said. Prosecutors said during a bail hearing that the feud between Arnold and King-Tiggs’ mother started at least a few weeks before it ended in gunfire Wednesday evening.

As she was on the phone with police giving a description of Arno...


De’Shayla Ferguson - 16 Year Old Missing Teen Found Dead→She Disappeared A Day Before Appearing In A Traffick*ng Court Case
10/27/2022

An Orlando Police missing person’s incident report sheds more light on the person 16-year-old De’Shayla Ferguson was, and what led to her disappearance. According to the report, De’Shayla was a ward of the state because she was involved in a human trafficking case in Orange County. The teen was also in the care of the Florida Department of Children and Families at the time of her disappearance. The report stated that on August 12 she was transported from Seminole County to Orange County to be taken to a Florida Department of Children and Families office on South Kirkma...


Charlovette Pointer – 51 Year Old Wife K*lled By Her Husband Hours After Proudly Supporting Her Son’s Comedy Show
10/25/2022

Charlovette Pointer, 51, of Detroit, was found by police officers suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Kim Lamont Pointer, 51, of Detroit, is charged with murder in connection with his wife’s death, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced. It is alleged that the defendant fired a handgun multiple times, fatally wounding the victim, the release said. Kim Pointer is charged in 36th District Court with first-degree premeditated murder, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition and three counts of felony firearm. He was arraigned and remanded to jail on Wedn...


Quardreka Payne – 32 Year Old Woman K*lled By Her Husband Over Latenight Text Messages → He K*lled His Stepson For Getting In The Way
10/11/2022

Quardreka Waldrop-Payne, known as “Dreka” by friends and family, was a free-spirited young woman. The 32-year-old mother was shot and killed on Sept. 29. Her 8-year-old son, Cael Thornton, was also killed in the shooting. Officers arrested Rickey J. Payne, who is the father of Quardreka’s twins. Hall, Quardreka's older brother, is now taking care of Jermani and Jermia. Waldrop said Quardreka made sure to fill out the paperwork to give him custody if anything happened to her. A family member has also set up a GoFundMe to raise money to help support the girls. Waldrop said people in the Pe...


Sashya Cato – Wife K*lled Randomly By Her Husband → Neighbors Called 911 After They Noticed Their Children Locked Outside
10/09/2022

A Fort Stewart soldier and his wife were found dead in their Ludowici home last week in an apparent murder-suicide. According to the Long County Sheriff’s Office, Staff Sgt. Deveraux Cato, 34, was found dead along with his wife, Sashya Cato, inside their home on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Investigators in Long County are still trying to figure out what set off a Fort Stewart soldier, allegedly causing him to kill his wife, and then take his own life. At the center of this story are two little kids. Neighbors told WSAV that those children still don’t know what happened at t...


Takara Glenn – 34 Year Old Military Wife K*lled By Her Husband While Holding Their Baby → She Was Filing A DV Complaint Against Him
10/05/2022

Takara Glenn, 34, recently filed a domestic violence complaint against her husband with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in Texas. Now, authorities say he shot and killed her. She had made claims against her husband, Greg Hightower, who worked as a Navy senior chief recruiter, and was interviewed by NCIS on September 22 about the allegations. Authorities reported that during the interview, Hightower arrived home and shot his wife while she was holding their baby, according to the Navy Times. He left but authorities tracked him down just hours later, and a deadly shoot-out ensued.

--- Support this podcast: https...


Allison Marie – 41 Year Old K*lled In Her Backyard by Her Ex-Husband → They Were Separated For Some Time, Family Says
10/02/2022

According to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a shooting in Capstone Ridge on the East Side Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, deputies found 41-year-old Allison Marie Cole in the backyard of the residence deceased, from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. According to Sheriff Salazar, videos from neighbors showed a portion of the violence, leading to an idea of who the suspect is. Once an arrest warrant was issued for the suspect, the SWAT team entered the suspect’s residence through the garage. Sheriff Salazar says they released a robot camera into the residence, which showed th...


Christy Martin - 50 Year Old Mother K*lled By Her Son While Putting Away Groceries → Neighbors Were Scared For Her, Some Feared Him
09/28/2022

A man is facing charges after St. Louis County police said he shot and killed his mother Wednesday. Tony Martin Jr. was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the shooting death of his 50-year-old mother Christy Martin. The St. Louis County Police Department said the incident happened on Edgewood Boulevard in the city of Northwoods. Northwoods police were called to the area at around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, where they found a woman shot to death. The Northwoods Police Department requested help from the St. Louis County Police Department shortly after the woman was found...


Dasia Johnson – 22 Year Old Young Woman Found Dismembered in Two Suitcases After Neighbors Complained Of Smell → Boyfriend On The Run
09/25/2022

Police discovered two suitcases filled with human remains inside a Brooklyn apartment Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Officers were conducting a wellness check on a 22-year-old woman who lives in an apartment building on Linwood Street, near Atlantic Avenue in Cypress Hills, around 1:40 p.m. when they found the suitcases, officials said. Sources on Friday said the human remains found inside the suitcases are that of the 22-year-old woman. Sources later identified the woman as Dasia Johnson. The city’s medical examiner will determine the cause of death. An investigation into the incident remains ongoing, police said.

--- Support th...


Irene Gakwa - Woman Vanished After Meeting Her Fiancé On Craigslist → Fiancé Arrested After Emptying Her Bank Accounts
09/24/2022

#IreneGakwa was last seen by her family during a video call on February 24 and was reported missing in late March. She was 32 at the time. The Kenyan immigrant lived in Gillette with her Fiancé, #NathanHightman, who is considered a person of interest in her disappearance. Detectives continue to investigate. Irene is 5’1” and weighs about 89 pounds, according to NAMUS. She frequently visited her family in Meridian. Anyone with information related to Irene’s disappearance "no matter how insignificant you believe it may be," the statement says, is asked to contact the Gillette Police Department at 307-682-5155.

--- Support this po...


Marsha Ebanks-Williams – 48 Year Old Life Coach & Her Son K*lled By Her Ex-Husband Over Electric Bill
09/22/2022

A man is accused of murdering his ex-wife and her adult son over a dispute about the electric bill, and authorities believe it happened in front of the son’s own young children. Michael D. Williams, 47, allegedly claimed #MarshaEbanksWilliams, 48, and #RobertAdams, 28, attacked him and that he was acting in self defense. Authorities, however, said that any visible marks on his body did not match his account of being violently assaulted. The violent encounter stemmed from a fight over electricity usage at the former couple’s home in Volusia County, Florida. Authorities believe Adams’ children, ages 5 and 6, saw the incident happen...


Bridget James – 25 Year Old K*lled After Her Popular Dancehall BF Was Ambushed On Her Bday
09/21/2022

The Sunday Express spoke to Patrick James via cellphone yesterday from his Maracas Valley, St Joseph, home. He said he had no idea his daughter, who was murdered on Friday, was dating Arthur.

Around 2.15 p.m. on Friday, artiste Kalonji Arthur and Bridget, 25, who recently left her job at the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, had just gotten into his Toyota Altis and were about to leave the BRIX Hotel, Autograph Collection, off Coblentz Avenue, Cascade, when a group of men armed with assault rifles ambushed them and opened fire.

Arthur was struck in both legs, and...


Krystal Walton – 32 Year Old Woman Shot By Her Baby Father While Dropping Her Kids Off At Day Care
09/20/2022

A woman in Indianapolis was shot multiple times while dropping off kids at a daycare Friday morning. Police say several children witnessed the attack on Krystal Walton around 7:30 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene. About three hours later, police received reports on the whereabouts of a vehicle allegedly used in the crime. When they arrived at that location, they say they found 33-year-old Orlando Mitchell holding a rifle. Police shot at Mitchell, and he was taken to the hospital in stable condition. Investigators say the initial incident was domestic in nature.

--- Support this podcast...


Khalilah Elam - 45 Years Old Loving Mother & Her Boyfriend K*lled By Her Son
09/15/2022

A 19-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting his mother and her boyfriend at a Harper Woods home over Labor Day weekend, officials said. Demond Thomas Burgen Jr., 19, of Harper Woods, is charged with murder related to the deaths of his mother, Khalilah Elam, 45, of Harper Woods, and her boyfriend Reginald Farmer Jr., 52, of Ypsilanti, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced.

Burgen was found hiding in the basement holding a gun to his head, the release said. After negotiations, he was taken into custody at the scene. The defendant was arraigned on Sunday, Sept. 4, in 32A Di...


Melissa Smith - 37 Year Old Woman Found Dead In Her Laundry Room By Her Mother & Friend → Man She Only Dated One Week Charged
09/14/2022

Alphonza Bryant, 40, was already in the Lake County Jail on an unrelated charge when Leesburg police detectives and the State Attorney’s office provided enough evidence to charge him with first-degree premeditated homicide, armed burglary, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the slaying of 37-year-old Melissa Smith. They are still asking anyone with information that may help solve the case to call the police department at (352) 728-9860. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Central Florida Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Teresa Jenkins - 29 Year Old Pregnant Wife Found Dead Hours After Calling The Police To Remove Her Husband
09/08/2022

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the woman who was killed in a deadly overnight shooting on Fairwind Drive in North Charleston Friday. Teresa Jenkins-Self, 29, from Hollywood, died from a gunshot wound just after midnight, according to Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal. Javerick Devonta Tyrell Self was charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. Police say investigators were able to identify Self as the suspect and take him into custody around 10 a.m. Friday morning.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/supp


Alianna DeFreeze - 14 Year Old Kidnapped At a Bus Stop and K*lled With A Power Drill
09/06/2022

The Supreme Court of Ohio Thursday unanimously upheld the death sentence for Christopher Whitaker, the man convicted of killing 14-year-old Alianna DeFreeze in the winter of 2017. Writing for the Court, Justice Patrick F. Fischer graphically recounted Whitaker's rape, torture, and murder of the Cleveland teen, which Whitaker himself admitted to shortly after his arrest. The opinion found that while Whitaker does suffer from mental health problems, he was still in control of his actions at the time of his crimes. Whitaker's claims of "insufficient evidence" were also dismissed: "Whitaker presented substantial mitigating evidence that is entitled to considerable weight...


Nikia Rogers - 36 Year Old Woman Found Shot Under A House Fire
09/02/2022

A Wisconsin man is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and setting their home on fire just 10 days after a judge let him remain out on bond until his sentencing for child sexual abuse. Milwaukee Police are now searching for Ernest Terrell Blakney, 47, who has been on the run since allegedly shooting his ex, Nikia Rogers, in the head and setting her body on fire on Aug. 25. Blakney pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on August 15, and prosecutor Sam Tufford requested that the judge immediately remand Blakney into custody ahead of an October sentencing hearing, where prosecutors planned...


Tierra Hall - 17 Year Old Killed After Breaking Up w/ Her ‘Clingily’ Ex-Boyfriend → Letters in His Home Revealed Obsession & Jealously
08/31/2022

The man accused in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend when they were both teenagers was sentenced Thursday after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the killing. A Durham County judge sentenced Kelton Breshon Fox to serve a sentence of 12 to 15 years for the slaying of Tierra Hall in April 2015. Her body was found behind an empty home on Trotter Ridge Road.

Investigators linked Fox to the case after police found the words “King K tha Savage” scrawled on a door of the house, which had been previously lived in by Fox's mother. Investigators also...


Sherbert “Strawberry” Maddox - 40 Year Old Woman K*lled by Her Ex-Boyfriend & Found His Refrigerator “Like A Piece of Steak,” Family Says
08/24/2022

A Rhode Island man is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and storing her body inside a refrigerator, authorities said. Nathan Cooper, 53, of Providence, is charged with domestic murder; possession of a stolen firearm, a Smith & Wesson revolver; and possession of a firearm without a license, The Providence Journal reported. Cooper, who was arraigned in court on Wednesday and did not enter a plea, is being held without bail. He is charged with the death of his former girlfriend, Sherbert “Strawberry” Maddox, 40, of Providence, WJAR-TV reported.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Raquiah Paulette King - 20 Year Old Pregnant Woman Killed by Boyfriend Because She Wanted To Keep Their Unborn Child
08/23/2022

Deputies said the young woman whose body was found near a Hanover road last month is from Hampton. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner identified the body found off Winns Church Road on Thursday, July 21 as that of 20-year-old Raquiah Paulette King, officials with the Hanover County Sheriff's Office said Friday. A month later, U.S. Navy Lt. Emmanuel Dewayne Coble, 27, has been charged with first-degree murder after the fatal shooting of his pregnant girlfriend, 20-year-old Raquiah Paulette King. On Tuesday, Coble was arraigned at the Hanover General District Court, where he has not entered a plea and...


Jacqueline Pritchett & Jasmine Donaldson - Woman and Her Mother-in-Law Stabbed in Nashville
08/19/2022

Metro Police arrested the man accused of stabbing his mother and sister-in-law to death and critically stabbing another sister-in-law on Tuesday. Police say John W. Donaldson, 32, was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday for the domestic-related stabbings which occurred Tuesday. One stabbing happened at an apartment on Elm Hill Pike. The other happened at a home on Hickorydale Drive.

Detectives are currently trying to find a motive behind the deadly stabbings. They were told that Donaldson was recently told to stay away from his mother’s apartment. He was transported from the scene of his arrest to...


Tasheka Young - Pregnant Radio DJ Found Unresponsive In Her Bedroom → Baby Father Taken After Text Reveals All
08/16/2022

Tasheka Ranette Young's family and friends are hoping her death will open up the conversation around domestic violence. They identified the popular local radio personality as the 34-year-old killed Saturday in her home at Mission Pointe Apartments on Biscayne Boulevard. Bursey Jerome Armstrong Jr., who friends say is the father of her two young children, is charged with second-degree murder in her death. The arrest report with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office redacts most of the details but lists it as domestic violence involving a handgun.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Nicolette Satterfield – 22 Year Old Shot While Attending Her Late BF’s Celebration of Life Party → 16-Year-Old Male Charged
08/15/2022

A teenager has been charged in a death in Sumner early Tuesday morning. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Administrative Captain Donald Hunter told 27 News a 16-year-old male has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide for a death in Sumner authorities previously said is the result of "foul play." As a result of the charge, Hunter said the sheriff's office investigation is now classified as a homicide investigation rather than a death investigation. Family told 27 News Nicolette Satterfield was the woman shot and killed. The 16-year-old's name is part of the court record, but 27 News is choosing not to name him...


Elexis Gridiron - 20 Year Old Woman Shot By Her Ex-Boyfriend While Getting Dressed For Work → No Arrest
08/13/2022

A 20-year-old Milwaukee woman was killed in what appears to have been a shooting sparked by an argument, near Northridge Mall Friday morning, police say. Family identified the woman as Elexis Gridiron. They say her ex-boyfriend shot her. Milwaukee police said in a statement that first responders pronounced Gridiron dead around 9 a.m. near 76th and Brown Deer. With heavy hearts, friends and family gathered outside of the apartment where they say Gridiron was killed. An older cousin on the scene told TMJ4 News Gridiron worked as a certified nursing assistant and stayed to herself.

--- Support this...


Wendy Daniel – 25 Year Old Woman Found Partially N*de & Dead in an Alley → 43-Year-Old Married Insurance Agent Charged & Caught On Camera
08/10/2022

Law enforcement officials took a man into custody in Miami Beach in connection to the discovery of a body found in an alley. Miami-Dade Special Response Team officers responded to a residence on 69th Street and Byron Avenue where they eventually brought out Ron Adam Donaldson in handcuffs, Tuesday night. Officials said he is responsible for the death of a woman whose body was found in Northwest Miami-Dade. He is currently being held without bond. If you have any information on this murder, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may...


Ashley Lockhart – 32 Year Old Girl Mom K*lled by Baby Father After He St*bbed Her 18 Times →
08/09/2022

#AshleyLockhart was 32 years old and lived in Philadelphia. Her friend and family used loving, passionate, and caring words to describe her. According to Ashley's family, she was also an amazing, dedicated, and devoted Mother. She loved all her children and devoted her time and energy to making the necessary sacrifices for them that they will forever remember. Ashley called her girls the six charms, according to her family. All girls' ages are 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, and 3 months. The 6 charms have been reshared over 100,000 times on social media. According to Ashley's Facebook, she wanted her girls to be positive role models to all...


Chi Ari-Hasan McDade - 22 Year Old Former Alabama A&M Cheerleader Shot In the Face After Moving Hours Away from Her Ex-Boyfriend
08/05/2022

Alabama A&M University is mourning the death of Chi McDade who fell victim to domestic abuse on Thursday night. McDade was a native of Birmingham and was a member of the cheer squad. In May, McDade graduated from AAMU with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. AAMU is offering counseling services to students, faculty and staff who might need assistance in coping with her loss.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Kayla Hodgson – 23 Year Old Popular Bartender Found With Her Throat Sl*shed In Her Apartment → $5,000 reward
08/03/2022

Friends and family of a 23-year-old woman murdered in Tamarac in mid-July are still awaiting answers more than a week after the crime. Kayla Hodgson was killed in her apartment near the 9300 block of Northwest 57th Street on the afternoon of July 13. Broward County deputies have yet to announce an arrest in the case. Anyone with information on Hodgson’s death is asked to call BSO Detective Ian Kuechler at 954-321-4200 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leah-gordone/support


Tiffany Joseph - 32 Year Old Dead After Her Ex-Boyfriend in Jail HIRED his 18-Year-Old Nephew to K*ll Her – Both Enter Not Guilty Pleas
08/02/2022

A 35-year-old Detroit man who was awaiting trial for allegedly assaulting and torturing his then-pregnant girlfriend in 2020 is now charged with hiring someone to kill her less than a month before pre-trial proceedings were scheduled to begin, prosecutors say. Billy Ray Cromer was arrested and charged with one count of premeditated first-degree murder in connection with the death 32-year-old Tiffany Joseph, court records reviewed by Law&Crime show.

According to a press release from the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, officers with the Detroit Police Department at approximately 11:07 p.m. on July 5, 2022 responded to an emergency ca...


Darriona Jones – 20 Year Old Pregnant Mom Killed By Her Baby Father After He Was ORDERED To Stay Away From Her
07/29/2022

A man has been arrested in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. Police arrested 21-year-old Devin Minor on Monday and charged him with the murder of 20-year-old Darriona Jones. Since Jones was pregnant, Minor is also being charged with fetal homicide. The shooting happened at an apartment on Sunday just before 9 p.m. in the 3200 block of Melody Acres Lane in the St. Denis neighborhood. When police arrived at the scene, they found Jones with multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to UofL Hospital, where she and...