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Egyptian man killed in Cleveland OfferUp robbery

Egyptian man killed in Cleveland OfferUp robbery

(Story broke 8/4/2017) You can’t help but be a little heartbroken when you read this quote from a Cleveland.com article on the murder of 52-year-old Hesham Kamel. An Egyptian immigrant who moved his family to Ohio for a safer, better life was shot and killed Thursday night in Cleveland. Mr. Kamel was trying to sell …

Craigslist vigilante accused of killing an innocent man

The media loves to publish stories about people who found their stolen possessions on craigslist and confronted the person who stole them. I always thought that this was irresponsible of the media as I knew it would eventually lead to something like this. 63-year-old William Knight, of Akron, Ohio, is said to have found his …

Ohio man threatens to shoot underage Backpage girl if she tells

You don’t normally hear about the johns that are busted using Backpage. More often than not it’s the pimps that you hear about but it seems that we have a special case in 55-year-old Richard Purnell of Parma, Ohio. Purnell was arrested earlier this month for allegedly ‘patronizing’ a 14-year-old girl that was being trafficked …

Craigslist killing of WV teen

36-year-old Ernest M. Roach of Racine, Ohio was recently charged with the murder of 16-year-old Ericka Brown of Cross Lanes, West Virginia. The pair had allegedly met on craigslist for sex but unlike a lot of stories I’ve posted in the past in this case the victim is said to have posted the ad. On …

Missing Ohio college student killed by Backpage/Craigslist hook up

Gay College Student From Ohio Is Latest Backpage.com Murder Victim: ‪Local man murdered in Portage County‬: Convicted killer’s brother arrested after authorities find body in apartment: 22-year-old Justin Earley was last seen December 30th leaving Alliance, Ohio, where he lived. His body was recently discovered at the home of 34-year-old John R. Fox of Kent, …

Deanna Ballman’s craigslist killer pleads guilty

Former Ohio doctor pleads guilty in heroin death of expectant mom who answered Craigslist ad: I originally posted about the murder of Deanna Ballman here. She was the pregnant Ohio mother of two who died after responding to a craigslist ad placed by Dr. Ali Salim. Salim is believed to have raped her and injected …

No drama: The craigslist killing of Deanna Ballman

Ohio doctor charged in pregnant woman’s death: US Doctor ‘Raped and Killed’ Pregnant Deanna Ballman Lured with Bogus Craiglist Ad: Ohio doctor charged with raping, killing expectant mother who answered personal ad: Ohio Doctor Accused Of Rape, Injecting Pregnant Woman With Heroin: I’ve been aware of the alleged murder of Deanna Ballman since it first …

Ohio couple charged with backpage and craigslist sex trafficking

Human trafficking charges: Jeremy Mack, Ashley Onysk accused of forcing teens to have sex for money: Teenage girls were “virtual prisoners” in Elyria house; man charged with forcing victims into drugs, prostitution: The people with the oh so classy tattoos up there are 37-year-old Jeremy Mack of Elyria, Ohio and 23-year-old Ashley Onysko of Avon …

Richard Beasley sentenced to death for Ohio craigslist killings

Craigslist killer Richard Beasley sentenced to death: Previously an Ohio jury recommended the death penalty for 53-year-old Richard Beasley after he was convicted of killing 51-year-old David Pauley, 47-year-old Timothy Kern and 56-year-old Ralph Geiger. Yesterday Beasley was officially sentenced to death for killing the three victims in the craigslist job scam murders. Beasley was …

Brogan Rafferty gets LWOP for craigslist murder scheme

Teen gets life in prison for Craigslist killings: Previously when I’ve posted about Brogan Rafferty and his role in the Ohio craigslist killings I said that I doubt that he would receive a life sentence. I felt that he was more coerced into the crimes he committed by the ringleader of the plot, Richard Beasley. …

Brogan Rafferty convicted in Ohio craigslist killings

Ohio teen faces life in prison after aggravated murder conviction in deadly Craigslist scheme: 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty was convicted last week for his role in the murders of three men in Ohio. Rafferty, along with the mastermind of the plot 52-year-old Richard Beasley, were accused of luring at least four men to Ohio with phony …