Gamers: Daniel Petric

This week we discuss how Daniel Petric rebelled against his strict religious parents rules by playing violent video games. After disobeying his parents one too many times, his video game was confiscated, and he severely overreacted by trying to stage a fake murder suicide between his dad and mom.  

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DANIEL PETRIC LINKS:

http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2008/12/trial_of_boy_accused_of_killin.html

http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2008/12/boy_killed_mom_and_shot_dad_ov.html

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/31387876/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/teen-who-killed-over-video-game-gets-years/#.XKE1_utKjEY

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/media-spotlight/201308/are-video-games-addictive

https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=6788681&page=1

http://www.chroniclet.com/news/2008/03/24/Pastor-shot-in-head-returns-to-pulpit-speaks-about-accused-son.html

Gamers: Devin Moore

This week we kick off letter G with some information about how violent video games have been shown to increase aggressive impulses, & decrease empathy. Our first gamer murderer is Devin Moore, who copied Grand Theft Auto when he stole a cop’s gun, & killed 3 officers, before stealing a police cruiser.  

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DEVIN MOORE LINKS:

https://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20120218/conviction-upheld-in-03-fayette-slayings

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/can-a-video-game-lead-to-murder-04-03-2005/

https://law.justia.com/cases/alabama/court-of-appeals-criminal/2018/cr-16-1311.html

https://www.cnn.com/2016/07/25/health/video-games-and-violence/index.html

Facebook Murders: Manuel Guzman

This week we explore how criminals use social media as part of their tool kit. We discuss a case where a catfishing criminal named Manuel Guzman lured in Eddie Leal on Facebook, so he could rob and murder him. The investigation takes a turn when detectives find evidence that helps them solve a 30 year old cold case.   

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MANUEL GUZMAN LINKS:

https://m.news24.com/You/Archive/too-pretty-to-live-how-a-woman-convinced-her-parents-

http://rivcoda.org/opencms/system/galleries/download/daReleases/

Facebook Murders: Jenelle Potter

This week we discuss how Jenelle Potter got so upset over being unfriended, that she concocted a story that she was being bullied severely enough for the CIA to get involved. Her parents believed the deception so wholeheartedly, that her father Buddy murdered her former facebook friends Billy Payne & Billie Jean Hayworth.   

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JENELLE POTTER LINKS:

https://m.news24.com/You/Archive/too-pretty-to-live-how-a-woman-convinced-her-parents-and-boyfriend-to-kill-facebook-bullies-20170728

https://www.oxygen.com/criminal-confessions/crime-time/woman-impersonates-cia-agent-convince-murder

https://abcnews.go.com/US/social-media-feud-led-murder-young-tennessee-couple/story?id=34346840

Facebook Murders: Steve Stephens

For our first Facebook Murder episode, we examine performance crime, & how it’s becoming more common for criminals to broadcast on social media. We discuss how Steve Stephens’ lost his home and girlfriend as a result of his gambling addiction, so he shot a stranger named Robert Godwin, then posted it online. 

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STEVE STEPHENS LINKS:

http://time.com/4742204/steve-stephens-cleveland-shooting-facebook/

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/facebook-gunman-steve-stephens-ex-girlfriend-questions-site-s-role-n749191

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/facebook-killer-steve-stephens-left-girlfriend-upbeat-voicemail-article-1.3120281

https://www.thedailybeast.com/cleveland-facebook-killer-steve-stephens-tortured-pets-as-a-teen-neighbor-says

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11840953

Elderly Murderers: Melissa Ann Shepard

This week we discuss 84 year old Melissa Ann Shepard, who is known as Canada’s Internet Black Widow. She has repeatedly married men for their money, then drugged them, & attempted to murder them. Even though she has been convicted multiple times, she was out violating parole as recently as 2016. 

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MELISSA ANN SHEPARD LINKS:

https://owlcation.com/humanities/Canadas-Black-Widow

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/internet-black-widow-melissa-ann-shepard-peace-bond-1.3810094

http://murderpedia.org/female.F/f/friedrich-melissa.htm

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7bd3gd/you-probably-shouldnt-date-this-80-year-old-nova-scotia-woman

Elderly Murderers: Melissa Ann Shepard

This week we discuss 84 year old Melissa Ann Shepard, who is known as Canada’s Internet Black Widow. She has repeatedly married men for their money, then drugged them, & attempted to murder them. Even though she has been convicted multiple times, she was out violating parole as recently as 2016. 

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MELISSA ANN SHEPARD LINKS:

https://owlcation.com/humanities/Canadas-Black-Widow

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/internet-black-widow-melissa-ann-shepard-peace-bond-1.3810094

http://murderpedia.org/female.F/f/friedrich-melissa.htm

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7bd3gd/you-probably-shouldnt-date-this-80-year-old-nova-scotia-woman

Elderly Murderers: Faye and Ray Copeland

This week we discuss how Faye and Ray Copeland killed multiple farm workers as an elaborate check fraud scam. By the time their scheme was discovered, they were in their 70’s & became the oldest couple sentenced to death in America. 

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FAYE AND RAY COPELAND LINKS:

https://www.thoughtco.com/serial-killers-couple-ray-faye-copeland-972702

Elderly Murderers: Tamara Samsonova

This week we discuss how age influences criminal behavior. We also detail how Tamara Samsonova was caught on CCTV leaving a trail of blood from a dismembered body back to her front door. 

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TAMARA SAMSONOVA LINKS:

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/599044/Tamara-Samsonova-Russia-prolific-killer

https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/samuel-little-golden-state-killer-elderly-criminals-confessions http://murderpedia.org/female.S/s/samsonova-tamara.htm 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE LINKS:

https://victimsofcrime.org/help-for-crime-victims/get-help-bulletins-for-crime-victims/bulletins-for-teens/bullying-and-harassment
http://stompoutbullying.org/
http://www.ncadv.org/
http://www.crisistextline.org/textline/?gclid=CjwKEAjw9MrIBRCr2LPek5-h8U0SJAD3jfhtHplx6Ibc8Ov7oG79YLibo1TubSfQrumNc-WnXJixDxoCKafw_wcB
https://www.mentalhelp.net/meeting-finder/ca/woodland-hills/

Dirty Cops: Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa

On this D for Dirty Cops episode we talk about how Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa were kept on retainer to provide confidential information to the Lucchese family. In addition to obstructing the NYPD’s investigations, Lou and Steve gave up the identities of confidential informants that resulted in many people being murdered. Eventually their bosses turned informant, & they were convicted of 8 murders. 

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LOUIS EPPOLITO AND STEPHEN CARACAPPA LINKS:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Eppolito_and_Stephen_Caracappa
https://youtu.be/1hFfTAu3XbM

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE LINKS:

https://victimsofcrime.org/help-for-crime-victims/get-help-bulletins-for-crime-victims/bulletins-for-teens/bullying-and-harassment
http://stompoutbullying.org/
http://www.ncadv.org/
http://www.crisistextline.org/textline/?gclid=CjwKEAjw9MrIBRCr2LPek5-h8U0SJAD3jfhtHplx6Ibc8Ov7oG79YLibo1TubSfQrumNc-WnXJixDxoCKafw_wcB
https://www.mentalhelp.net/meeting-finder/ca/woodland-hills/