Jeff Truesdell, People magazine

Jeff Truesdell

People magazine

Saint Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Calif. Boy, 10, Who Was Tortured to Death Was Allegedly Forced to Wrestle Brother While Mom Watched

Anthony Avalos died in June one day after being found unresponsive in his family's California home → Read More

Mom Who 'Selflessly' Helped Homeless Is Killed When Carjackers Run Her Over with Own Car

Jeannot Franco Plessy had recently returned from an evangelical trip abroad, and was attacked outside her daughter's home → Read More

Maine Teen Who Fatally Stabbed Parents and Chihuahua Before Laughing on 911 Call Gets 40 Years

Andrea Balcer believed her parents were not accepting of her transgender identity — but relatives dispute the claim → Read More

Former NFL Star Tried to Smother Ex to Death in Front of Her Kids, Gets 8 Years

Brandon Browner, who played for the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, admitted to the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend → Read More

Florida Dad Claims 'Voices' Made Him Throw 5-Year-Old Daughter to Her Death off Bridge

John Jonchuck has been ruled competent to stand trial for murder in the 2015 death of his daughter Phoebe → Read More

College Student Was Tricked into Sex with Man She Mistook for Boyfriend — and He Was Acquitted of Rape

Abigail Finney fell asleep with boyfriend in his bed, but in a dark room she didn't know that the man who later climbed in beside her was someone else → Read More

She Lost 33 Friends to Gun Violence: How One Woman Is Trying to Save Lives

Camiella Williams became an activist after struggling with the trauma of losing so many people close to her → Read More

Chris Watts FaceTimed His Mistress After Killing Wife and Daughters — and Seemed 'Fixated' on Her

Prosecutors cited Chris Watts' desire for a "fresh start" with Nichol Kessinger as his motive in the murders → Read More

After Killing His Pregnant Wife, Chris Watts Claimed Baby She Was Carrying Wasn't His

Chris Watts killed his pregnant wife and two young daughters → Read More

See Photos of 'Monster' Chris Watts & Mistress — Who Searched for Wedding Dresses Days Before Murders

Nichol Kessinger claimed she didn't know Chris Watts was married when they began an adulterous affair before he killed his wife and two daughters → Read More

Shanann Watts Pleaded with Husband to Stop 'Living the Bachelor Life' Weeks Before He Killed Her

Text messages show Shanann Watts wanted to salvage her marriage with her philandering husband, who then murdered her → Read More

Chris Watts' Mistress Googled 'Did People Hate Amber Frey?' — Referencing Scott Peterson's Lover

After Chris Watts' arrest for killing his family, his girlfriend conducted internet searches about Amber Frey, who was Scott Peterson's mistress → Read More

20 Years After Her Big Sister Vanished, Arizona Woman Is Keeping Hope Alive in the Case

Kimber Biggs believes she will get answers in the 1999 disappearance of her big sister, Mikelle, from their street in Meza, Arizona → Read More

Amanda Knox Gets Engaged 7 Years After Leaving Prison in Wrongful Murder Conviction

Amanda Knox, wrongfully convicted student-turned-criminal justice activist and writer, is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Christopher Robinson → Read More

Could a Former Neighbor & Convicted Sex Offender Be Connected to Disappearance of 11-Year-Old Mikelle Biggs ?

Dee Blalock, a convicted sex offender and former neighbor of Mikelle Biggs has long been eyed in her 1999 disappearance near her home in Meza, Arizona → Read More

The 'Eerie' Scene After 11-Year-Old Vanishes Waiting for Ice Cream Truck — Her Bike Left Behind

Mikelle Biggs was 11 years old when she disappeared from her Mesa, Arizona, street in 1999 and has never been found → Read More

'Very Worried': St. Louis Ballet Dancer Vanishes — Her Car & Keys Left Behind at Boat Ramp

Raffaella Maria Stroik, a 23-year-old professional dancer with the St. Louis Ballet, was last seen Monday at a Whole Foods in Town and Country, Missouri → Read More

After He Subdued a Shooting Suspect, an Armed, Black Security Guard Is Killed by Responding Police

Victim Jemel Roberson, 26, was a father of a 9-month-old son → Read More

David Schwimmer Thanked by Police After Theft Suspect Who Looks Like Him Is Arrested

Friends alum David Schwimmer posted a video clearing his name after the alleged thief's image went viral → Read More

Calif. Shooting Eyewitness Came Face-to-Face with the Gunman: 'It Seemed Like He Had a Vendetta'

John Hedge says he locked eyes with the man who opened fire inside a bar in Thousand Oaks, California → Read More