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Lori Vallow Was Once in a Much Brighter Spot
Lori Vallow Was Once
in a Much Brighter Spot
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Lori Vallow Was Once in a Much Brighter Spot

Former beauty pageant contestant was a 'Wheel of Fortune' winner

(Newser) - With bail bondsmen refusing to work with her , Lori Vallow remains jailed in Idaho on charges of felony child abandonment, obstructing an officer, solicitation of a crime, and contempt of court, all related to the disappearance of her children , Tylee Ryan, 17, and Joshua "JJ" Vallow, 7. It's...

Couple Found Shot to Death on Lonely Stretch of Highway

Virginia troopers answering call about single-car wreck discover bodies

(Newser) - Virginia state police called to the site of a one-car crash on an isolated highway in the middle of the night found the bodies of an 18-year-old woman and 21-year-old man who'd been shot in the head. Troopers discovered the bodies early Saturday morning of Ayanna Maertens Griffin and...

A Surprise Death, and Investors Think Something Is Fishy

Some believe cryptocurrency entrepreneur Gerald Cotten is still alive, want body exhumed

(Newser) - It was a story hard to fathom , even in the brave new world of cryptocurrency. In January, Canada's biggest crypto exchange announced that 30-year-old CEO Gerald "Gerry" Cotten had died unexpectedly. The twist: QuadrigaCX also said that Cotten was the only one who knew the passwords to encrypted...

Parents on Freshman's Death: 'No One Has Said Anything'

Cornell's Antonio Tsialas found dead after leaving frat party

(Newser) - The full-page ad in Cornell's student newspaper offers a $10,000 reward—and a plea: Tell us how and why our son died. Freshman Antonio Tsialas, 18, was found dead in a gorge in Ithaca, NY, where a river plunges more than 150 feet over rock cliffs, on Oct....

New Dominican Republic Victim's Brother: 'Something Is Off'

This makes what may be the 9th death of an American in the Dominican Republic

(Newser) - Another American tourist has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Dominican Republic, bringing the total over the last year to seven by the Washington Post 's count—or nine, according to NBC News . Following the death on June 10 or June 11 of Staten Island's Leyla...

Staten Island Woman Is Latest Tourist Death in Dominican Republic

Police are looking into the possibility of tainted booze

(Newser) - By last count, six tourists had died under mysterious circumstances in the Dominican Republic over the last year or so, and now there's a seventh and an eighth. NBC News reports 53-year-old Leyla Cox of Staten Island died earlier this week at Punta Cana's Excellence resort. The family...

Before Couple Died in Fiji, Family Got Alarming Text

Michelle Paul said pair had been 'throwing up for 8 hours'

(Newser) - Health officials in Fiji don't yet have an answer on why a Texas couple died while vacationing on the island but say influenza has been ruled out as a potential cause. Fiji's Ministry of Health and Medical Services said in a statement Wednesday that the investigation is ongoing...

Teen Girl's Death at ER Remains a Mystery
Teen Girl's Death at ER
Remains a Mystery
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Teen Girl's Death at ER Remains a Mystery

Chloe Ricard was dropped off at hospital, and now her family wants answers

(Newser) - By the time Chloe Ricard arrived at a Lawrence, Mass., emergency room, medical staff said there was nothing they could do. The 13-year-old from Amesbury was pronounced dead "shortly after arrival" at Lawrence General Hospital at 4:47pm Monday, according to the Essex District Attorney's Office. But what...

10 Found Hanging in Family's Home Had Cotton in Ears

Writings found suggest 'definite spiritual and mystical practices,' say Delhi police

(Newser) - Police say it's "still too early" to know how 10 family members ended up dead and hanging from the ceiling in Delhi, India, but some early details from their investigation into the deaths are dribbling out. The bodies of the 10, as well as that of an elderly...

After 'Countless Hours,' 3 Deaths Still Stump FBI

But offer of $30K reward is bringing new information

(Newser) - Months after three women were found dead in a four-block radius in Lumberton, NC, law enforcement officials have yet to find answers, so they're greasing the wheels. The FBI on Wednesday announced a $30,000 reward for information on the deaths of 32-year-old Christina "Kristin" Bennett, 36-year-old Rhonda...

Cops: Teen Made Fatal Mistake by Entering Hotel Freezer

Chicago police say Kenneka Jenkins was intoxicated after party

(Newser) - The family of a young Chicago woman who was found dead inside a hotel freezer is questioning the police account of how she got there. Kenneka Jenkins, 19, was found dead on Sunday, one day after she had wandered away from a party in a room at the Crowne Plaza...

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