Monthly Archives: December 2018

Suspcious death ruled homicide – News

STOCKTON — A suspicious death in north Stockton last week has been determined to be the city’s 33rd homicide of the year.

Stockton Police Department officers responded to the report of a man down in the 8100 block of North West Lane at 9 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Officers learned the victim, a 40-year-old man, may have been involved in an altercation that night and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, police said.

The man died from his injuries on Dec. 8, and his death was ruled suspicious, police said. An autopsy was performed, and detectives changed the cause of death to a homicide on Dec. 11.

On Wednesday, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Renondo Eugene Prosser of Stockton.

Police are asking anyone with information to call (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209)

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Oshkosh Police Investigate Death of 10-Month-Old Child


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Police thought he was eaten by alligators in 2000. Now his high school sweetheart is on trial in his death.

Brian Winchester, who confessed to shooting and killing Mike Williams in 2000, testifies in the murder trial of Williams’s high school sweetheart, Denise. (Pool photo by Alicia Devine/Tallahassee Democrat/AP)
Meagan Flynn December 12 at 7:01 AM

Somewhere beneath Lake Seminole, in the spot where tree stumps jutted out of the water like claws, investigators thought they would find Mike Williams.

It was the evening of Dec. 16, 2000, the date of Williams’s wedding anniversary with his high school sweetheart, Denise. He’d told his wife he would return from his duck hunting trip at the lake just in time to leave for their planned getaway down in Apalachicola, Fla. But Williams never came

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Gardai release man (33) without charge after death of 65-year-old

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The house at Johnswood Drive remained sealed off this morning as members of the garda technical bureau prepared to carry out a further forensic examination at the scene.

The dead man is from Eastern Europe and one line of inquiry being investigated is that he was assaulted.

It is believed he was found in the hallway at the bottom of the stairs.

Gardai were first alerted to the house shortly after midnight yesterday December 11.

There, they found a man unresponsive and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was taken to the city morgue for a post mortem examination which is being carried out today at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan.

A 33-year-old man was arrested and questioned at Ashbourne garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He was released on Wednesday evening.

The house is situated in a quiet cul

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Body found in Moss Point ruled as suspicious death

A body has been found inside a vehicle this evening in Moss Point.

Chief Brandon Ashley says a person’s body was found on the north end of Earl Boulevard. Chief Ashley is ruling this as a suspicious death.

If anyone has information regarding this incident please contact the Moss Point Police Department.

News 25 will continue to update you with more information as it becomes available.

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Man sentenced in connection to wife’s death

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – An Oklahoma man was sentenced to five years in prison following his wife’s suspicious death.

On July 13, deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 43-year-old Lawrence Shefchik, who said he thought his wife was dead.

According to the Enid News Eagle, Shefchik told deputies that he head-butted her during a fight and passed out. When he awoke the next morning, he says he noticed his wife was struggling to breathe.

Shefchik said he tried to perform CPR on his wife, but then passed out again. When he awoke a second time, he was lying on top of his wife’s body.

When deputies arrived at the home, they noticed that Tracy Shefchik had bruises on her shoulders, chest, abdomen, right eye and lower

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Florida woman accused of plotting husband’s death, marrying killer stands trial

Denise Williams, 48, was accused of plotting the murder of her husband.

Denise Williams, 48, was accused of plotting the murder of her husband.
(Leon County Detention Center)

The trial of a Florida woman accused of plotting the murder of her husband in 2000 and marrying his killer, with whom she was said to be having an affair, began Tuesday.

Denise Williams, 48, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the suspicious death of her husband, Mike Williams, who had disappeared while duck hunting on a large lake near Tallahassee nearly 20 years ago. Investigators said they initially believed he fell from his boat and alligators ate him.

However, years later his best friend and insurance agent, Brian Winchester, confessed to the killing, adding that Williams’ wife was in

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Police: No charges in ‘suspicious’ death of South Salt Lake man

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Despite being involved in a fight prior to his death, the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office has determined a South Salt Lake man whose death was originally called “suspicious,” died of a drug overdose.

On Nov. 20, South Salt Lake police were called to an apartment at 3401 S. 200 East. A woman indicated that the victim was not conscious, not breathing and had been stabbed, South Salt Lake police detective Gary Keller said at the time. But investigators could not find any evidence of a stab wound.

At the time, police said the death was being treated as “suspicious,” but detectives weren’t sure if they were investigating a murder.

South Salt Lake police on Monday said that even though Richard Marolejo, 52, was involved in a fight, his death was ruled a drug overdose and no criminal charges will be filed against the man he

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MCSO investigating married couple’s death in house fire as suspicious

OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) – The remains from the house fire have been identified as Robert Cooper and Ariel Prim

Their Ocala mobile home caught on fire July 28th, and detectives have questions about their deaths.

The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire, and the medical examiner’s office has ruled cooper and Prim’s death to be of undetermined causes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Marion County sheriff’s office.

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Perth: Homicide detectives at the scene of suspicious death

HOMICIDE squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Perth.

The woman’s body was found in a Perth unit and police are treating her death as suspicious.

Homicide squad detectives and forensics officers began examining the unit on Kathleen Avenue in Maylands after the discovery on Tuesday afternoon.

“At this stage, it is being treated as suspicious,” a police spokeswoman told AAP.

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