Dad pleads guilty to drowning his 3 children

ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL – An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to drowning his three young children in a bathtub. Jason Karels, 36, from Round Lake Beach entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill. As a result of this plea, he will be sentenced to life without parole, according to Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart. On June 13, 2022, Karels filled a bathtub and drowned his children, Bryant, 5, Cassidy, 3, and Gideon, …

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High school security guard busted for selling homemade bombs

ARVIN, CA – A security guard at a California high school has admitted to operating a homemade explosives enterprise with a student from the school he was assigned to protect. Angelo Jackson Mendiver, 27, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to produce and sell explosive materials, shipping explosive devices, and providing false statements to FBI agents. These details were confirmed in a statement from the US Attorney’s Office. Investigators found roughly 500 pounds of explosives …

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Disturbed dad pleads guilty to killing 11-year-old son

PLACERVILLE, CA – Nearly three years after the tragic death of 11-year-old Roman Lopez, his father, Jordan Piper, has entered a guilty plea for the murder, marking a somber conclusion to a deeply troubling case. The El Dorado County District Attorney confirmed that Jordan Piper pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with his son Roman Lopez’s demise. The heartbreaking incident unfolded in January 2020 when young Roman was discovered dead in a storage bin …

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Man pleads guilty to murdering cousin with AR-15 and trying to burn his corpse

A 30-year-old man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and abuse of a corpse in the killing of his cousin last year. Derek Louk admitted to fatally shooting Tyler Matthai and then conspiring with two others to burn the body and cover up the crime. The plea was entered in Bedford County Court, and Louk is set to be sentenced on September 22. Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry commended the guilty plea, stating that Louk …

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South Carolina man pleads guilty to killing best friend during altercation

A man in South Carolina has pleaded guilty to the killing of his best friend during a violent altercation in 2021. The incident occurred when 21-year-old Dylan Bryce Painter got into a fight with the mother of his child, leading to a tragic chain of events. Painter was arrested after shooting and killing his best friend, Mason Davis, who had been called to the scene to help calm the situation. The case has left both …

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Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Hiring Undercover Agent to Kill Wife

Massimo Marenghi, a 56-year-old Massachusetts resident, has pleaded guilty to hiring an undercover FBI agent to murder his wife, according to a statement released by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts. Marenghi is scheduled to be sentenced on June 8. In early 2021, Marenghi approached an individual seeking assistance in killing his wife, complaining about her efforts to obtain a restraining order against him. The person contacted the authorities, and the FBI …

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