Mavis Kindness Nelson's body was found in a ravine on the University of Washington campus. As investigators scrambled to find her killer, state and federal officials were busy striving for change within the indigenous community.
Ibraheem Yazeed “did intentionally cause the death of Blanchard by shooting her with a gun during the course of abducting her and robbing her of a vehicle and cell phone,” the Alabama Attorney General’s Office said.
Prosecutors say Alfreda Fluker fired 15 rounds into a police-issued vehicle after finding her romantic partner - also a detective - in an Alabama park with his alleged paramour. The defense, however, says, "she didn't intend to kill anybody."
The wife of 58-year-old Archie Rutherford found him in their "blood-soaked bed" with an electrical cord tied around his neck. Officials now say DNA has led to the arrest of Tracy Pruitt, who served 27 years in prison for an unrelated rape and robbery.