James David Russell still faces first degree murder charges in the death of David Flaget last year, but a judge has ruled there is not enough evidence for the state to prosecute him for cannibalism in the case.
Leif Hayman allegedly wrote the owner of a fake hitman rental website and asked him to kill his mother-in-law, who he said was "controlling" his wife. He then allegedly tried to borrow the money for the hit from his wife.
Scott Berkett allegedly wired $13,000 in cryptocurrency for the murder of his ex-girlfriend to a scammer and then another $1,000 to a federal agent posing as a dark web assassin in 2021, federal prosecutors said.
“Every part of their case is going to fall apart,” Karen Read’s attorney, David Yannetti said, accusing prosecutors and state police of a sprawling cover-up in the death of Boston police officer John O’Keefe.