BREAKING NEWS: Body found near 1995 Arizona murder scene

https://www.beyond90seconds.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/beyond90seconds_43-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPOLICE:  Cases are not connected [divider] (Thatcher, Arizona) In what appears to be a bit of an eerie coincidence, a woman’s body has been found about a hundred yards away from what is arguably this rural town’s most high-profile unsolved murder: The 1995 murder of 29-year-old Mary Ann Holmes.… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Body found near 1995 Arizona murder scene

Ice Cube video focuses on Jamiel Shaw murder

Why me? It’s a fitting title for a new song and video from rapper Ice Cube. The centerpiece of the video is the Jamiel Shaw Jr. murder case. It’s a story Beyond90Seconds.com has followed closely. Shaw was gunned down in March while walking home and speaking to his girlfriend on his cell phone.  Police say the… Continue reading Ice Cube video focuses on Jamiel Shaw murder

Shaw murder named one of year’s top high school sports stories (VIDEO)

Rise Magazine has included the murder of 17-year-old high school football star Jamiel Shaw II in its list of top high school sports stories of 2007-2008.  The list was also published today on the magazine’s Web site, RiseMag.com. In beginning its overview of the Shaw case, Rise Magazine writes: It seems obvious to label the… Continue reading Shaw murder named one of year’s top high school sports stories (VIDEO)

Family of mother murdered during carjacking speaks-out

UPDATE: August 11, 2009: Breaking News: Tina Davila murder suspect arrested *** (July 2, 2008) Heart-wrenching.  That may best describe this morning’s Today Show live interview with two children and the ex-husband of Tina Davila (please see video below). Davila’s teenage children struggled to find the right words. At times, no words came out.  But… Continue reading Family of mother murdered during carjacking speaks-out

A baby cut from a mother’s body…again

(July 2) There is much yet to be learned about a recent murder in the Tri-Cities of south central Washington.  But some people have already heard enough. The details are that gruesome. Kennewick police say a 23-year-old woman named Phiengchai Sisouvanh Synhavong murdered a pregnant Pasco woman…and also removed a nearly full-term baby boy from… Continue reading A baby cut from a mother’s body…again

“American Justice” to feature Hossencofft case Thursday

Journalist Bill Kurtis takes aim at a bizarre New Mexico murder case this week.  Kurtis, host of A&E’s American Justice, tells the story of the Girly Chew Hossencofft murder in an hour-long episode titled, “Traces in Blood.” Because I covered this case for the better part of five years–and even wrote a book about it–I… Continue reading “American Justice” to feature Hossencofft case Thursday