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Michigan craigslist killing leaves father of two dead

49-year-old Todd Terry, of Farmington Hills, Michigan, was recently shot and killed after responding to a craigslist ad in nearby Inkster. The article and corresponding video doesn’t specify what the ad was for, but since the article makes reference to the fact that Mr. Terry liked to restore bicycles and mopeds It was more than …

craigslist Halloween hook-up leads to Michigan murder

Police in Madison Heights, Michigan allege that 19-year-old Christopher Charles-Ruben King killed 59-year-old Fernando Gonzales on Halloween night. Gonzalez is said to have placed an ad on craigslist looking for a date. Sometime during the night King allegedly strangled Gonzales to death before setting fire to his house and stealing his car. Again I don’t …

Arrest made in the murder of Cynthia Worthy

There’s been some conflicting information being put out by the media but from what I can tell two suspects were arrested last night in Oak Park, Michigan, but only one of them has been charged with the murder of Cynthia Worthy. Police are not releasing a lot of details but they say the suspect has …

Cynthia Worthy was a good girl who got caught up

There hasn’t been any news information in the ongoing investigation of Cynthia Worthy’s murder. If you’ll recall Ms. Worthy went missing this past Friday after leaving to meet a man from Backpage. Her body was recently found in a Detroit alley. According to the coroner’s report she had been stabbed multiple times in the chest. …

Body of missing Detroit woman found

The body of 23-year-old Cynthia Worthy of Detroit has been found. Sadly it seems that she was stabbed to death and her body was found in an alley. Ms. Worthy went missing last Friday after meeting a man from Backpage for a date. Her family states that she was working as a prostitute on Backpage …

Detroit woman missing after Backpage date

23-year-old Cynthia Worthy of Detroit went missing on Friday after meeting a man for a date. The CBS Local article says that Ms. Worthy met the man on a “social media escorting website”, however news station WXYZ states they met through Backpage. While Backpage is infamous for allegedly facilitating over 80% of all online prostitution …

Craigslist creeper coach turned in by ‘adult services’ woman for wanting sex with her 6-year-old daughter

Former middle school football coach Robert Lesnau, of the Detroit area, was arrested back in March for allegedly soliciting sex from a six-year-old girl through craigslist. According to federal investigators Lesnau contacted a woman on craigslist for her ‘adult services’. Allegedly Lesnau heard the woman’s six-year-old daughter crying in the background and asked how much …

Grisly double craigslist murder in Michigan

While I was off taking some downtime from the world of crime one of the most horrific craigslist related crimes happened in western Michigan. To be honest I’m having a hard time trying to come up with one that was more violent and cruel. 31-year-old Brady Oestrike of Wyoming, Michigan is believed to have killed …

Michigan’s Backpage Killer sentenced

Man sentenced to life for killing 4 Michigan women: Backpage.com killer stays in cell on sentencing day: This past Tuesday 26-year-old James Brown, of Sterling Heights, Michigan, was sentenced to life without parole for the murders of Renesha Landers, 23, and Demesha Hunt, 24, Natasha Curtis, 29, and Vernithea McCrary, 28. If you haven’t been …

Michigan’s Backpage Killer convicted

Backpage murderer Brown convicted on all counts: Yesterday James Brown of Sterling Heights, Michigan was convicted on four counts of murder. Brown killed Renesha Landers, 23, and Demesha Hunt, 24, Natasha Curtis, 29, and Vernithea McCrary, 28, after finding them advertising on Backpage. While these women may have been working as prostitutes it doesn’t change …

Craigslist killing in Kalamazoo

Murder charge in Kzoo Dumpster beating: Man who was beaten, left in dumpster, dies: 26-year-old Drew Thorngate of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was recently charged with the alleged murder of 30-year-old Francisco Veloz Padilla. Originally Thorngate was only charged with assaulting Padilla but unfortunately Mr. Padilla died from his injuries almost a month after the assault. According …

14-year-old found being prostituted on Backpage in MI

Backpage.com ads for sex ‘dates’ with 14-year-old lead to federal charges for Saginaw woman: Back in January the FBI received a tip that an ad on Backpage for Saginaw, Michigan was for a 14-year-old girl. When investigators conducted a sting to find the girl they also arrested 20-year-old Desiree Poole for allegedly prostituting the girl …