A body of a 72-year-old man was found in a home closet in Florida. The Florida man, Alfred Wozniak, was shot in the left temple by his 65-year-old wife in Shalimar, in the Florida Panhandle. On Friday, Barbara Wozniak was charged with murder, Okaloosa deputies say.
A Florida inmate was executed with a chemical injection on Wednesday for brutally murdering two people in 1991. In fact, this was the third inmate execution held in Florida since the state returned to death penalty. Patrick Hannon, 52-year-old, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder. He slashed one man’s throat and deadly shot another one, according to official records.
A 29-year-old mother was arrested for shooting her two daughters, aged 5 and 7, to death while they were asleep. Sarah Nicole Henderson, a woman from Texas, had planned the killing for weeks. Moreover, she intended to kill herself and her husband Jacob Henderson, who is the girls’ stepfather, deputies say adding “but the entire crime did not go as planned.”
An Arkansas couple was arrested after a 1-year-old was discovered dead inside a plastic container in their closet. The victim’s mother, Maria Giron-Molina, and her boyfriend, Tyler Hobbs, were taken into custody related to the child’s death. Tyler Hobbs, 21, was arrested on suspicion of a first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse, while Maria Giron-Molina, also 21, only for abuse of a corpse, as stated in police records.
A man dressed up in a Santa Claus costume shot 4 people at a Halloween party this weekend, authorities say. The party was held privately in Austin and ended in bloodshed. The gun shooter Randall Gaston Jones, a 32-year-old Texas man, was arrested in a neighboring house where he had fled from the party.
Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, and her boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, of Los Angeles County, California, have been accused of abusing Fernandez’s eight year old son, Gabriel Fernandez, until he died in May, 2013. It is alleged that Gabriel was beaten, burned, forced to eat rotten food and his own vomit when he threw the food back up, he was forced to eat cat feces and cat litter, and he was gagged and tied up, and locked in a cabinet, and shot in the face with a BB gun. His naked body was found by paramedics called to his home with a fractured skull, fractured ribs, burns, and BB’s under his skin. His biological mother and her boyfriend face the death penalty. To further add to this insanity, Aguirre stated motive is that he believed the little boy was gay, which led him to abuse and torture him.
The parents of a 4-month-old boy, Cheyanne Harris and Zachary Koehn, were charged with murder after the baby’s body, covered with maggots, was discovered in the swing of their Iowa apartment. According to court records, the baby hadn’t been removed from his place, hadn’t had a bath, or a diaper changed for at least a week.