A Navy Veteran’s Sentencing: Why Did He Torture His Neighbors’ Dogs?

It was three months of terror for the Morales family, which ended in an act so horrifying that two years later they are still reeling and in immense pain. Even before the courtroom doors opened, the tears began to fall. It all...

Death Under the Coronado Bridge

The Spring issue of True Crime: Case Files is here! Don't miss this compelling edition! There is an exclusive interview with activist and attorney Gloria Allred, plus 69 pages of true crime. My story, "Death Under the Coronado Bridge" begins on page 45.              ...
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Pleas for Mercy Not Enough: Why Julie Harper’s Murder Sentence Was Not Reduced Under New Gun Law

“You left a trail of destruction and broken hearts behind you when you killed your husband,” declared Judge Blaine Bowman as he looked down at Julie Elizabeth Harper and denied her request to strike a gun enhancement, which would have reduced her prison sentence by 25...

Deputy Richard Fischer: Did Hugs Escalate to Sexual Assault or Were Claims Fabricated for a Money Payout?

Richard Fischer sat quietly in a San Diego courtroom as he listened to the vigorous and at times combative cross-examination by his famed Los Angeles attorney Manny Medrano. Long gone was Fischer’s sheriff deputy uniform, replaced now by  sharply cut suits, making him...

True Crime: Case Files Magazine Fall 2018 Issue

Don't miss the Fall 2018 Issue of True Crime: Case Files Magazine! Here is a preview of this dynamic issue:  https://view.joomag.com/true-crime-case-files-fall-2018-edition-fall-2018/0141191001531156380?short Part 2 of my story  on the mysterious death of beautiful...

The Snapchat Killer: Was He Legally Insane When He Killed His Best Friend?

Why did Salvador Sanchez, a youth fresh from high school, who had spent months fully immersed in his church youth group, and filled with a faith he was eager to share suddenly turn into a killer? On the night of April 22, 2017, nineteen-year-old Salvador Sanchez...

True Crime: Case Files Magazine Summer 2018 Issue

Don't miss the amazing summer issue of True Crime:Case Files! There are 86 pages of riveting true crime stories, book excerpts, a survivor's gripping account of the Parkland school shooting, support for crime victims, history and trivia, and so much...

A Suicide No Longer: A Jury Finds Rebecca Zahau Was Killed at the Spreckels Mansion

It was a gruesome sight. A beautiful young woman hanging by a noose from the second-story balcony of the Spreckels Mansion. Her body was nude, making the red rope wrapped around her neck, and binding her arms behind her back, and feet even more prominent. A blue...

The Murder Trial of Tieray Jones: Will We Ever Know What Happened to Little Jahi Turner?

It has been 16 long years since little two-year-old Jahi Turner seemingly disappeared into thin air. Did he as the prosecution contends, die at the hands of his stepfather Tieray Jones, only to then be thrown away in the trash like garbage, never to be found? Or was...

The Murder Trial of Regina Johnson: She Killed Her Husband But Did She Kill The Daughter She Loved?

This story won True Crime: Case Files E-zine crime writing contest. What really happened in the Johnson home on a terrible May day that left two people dead? According to the prosecution, Regina Johnson ambushed and executed her daughter and husband, and...

Death Under the Coronado Bridge

The Spring issue of True Crime: Case Files is here! Don't miss this compelling edition! There is an exclusive interview with activist and attorney Gloria Allred, plus 69 pages of true crime. My story, "Death Under the Coronado Bridge" begins on page 45.              ...

True Crime: Case Files Magazine Fall 2018 Issue

Don't miss the Fall 2018 Issue of True Crime: Case Files Magazine! Here is a preview of this dynamic issue:  https://view.joomag.com/true-crime-case-files-fall-2018-edition-fall-2018/0141191001531156380?short Part 2 of my story  on the mysterious death of beautiful...

True Crime: Case Files Magazine Summer 2018 Issue

Don't miss the amazing summer issue of True Crime:Case Files! There are 86 pages of riveting true crime stories, book excerpts, a survivor's gripping account of the Parkland school shooting, support for crime victims, history and trivia, and so much...