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Jeff Truesdell

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Saint Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Former Playboy Centerfold Jumps from N.Y.C. Building to Her Death with 7-Year-Old Son: Reports

A 47-year-old female and her 7-year-old son died early Friday after an apparent jump from a boutique New York City hotel, police confirm to PEOPLE → Read More

Psychologist Accused of Raping Female Military Veterans Seeking Treatment for Previous Sex Assaults

Dr. Heath Sommer was a practicing physician at Travis Air Force Base in California from 2014 to 2016 → Read More

Grandfather Suspected of Killing 6 Relatives Battled Depression After Son's Suicide, Friend Says

Police in Australia are investigating whether Peter Miles, 61, shot his wife, daughter and their four grandkids before killing himself → Read More

8-Year-Old Missing With Mom Who Fled After Allegedly Stabbing Girl’s 11-Year-Old Sister

An AMBER Alert has been issued for Hafsa Hailey, 8 → Read More

Dad Whose 4 Children with Autism Died in Murder-Suicide Says Kids' Grandfather Planned Attack

Police have not yet named a killer or motive in suspected mass murder-suicide that claimed the lives of seven family members → Read More

Foster Mom Allegedly Left Infant in Hot Minivan to Go Shopping, Claiming She Forgot Child

Claire Huenefeld, 38, had temporary custody of the child as a foster parent, and now is charged with child endangerment → Read More

Mom and 4 Children With Autism Among 7 Victims of Australian Murder-Suicide — and Grandfather Is Suspect

Authorities say the violence is Australia's worst mass shooting since 1996 → Read More

PEOPLE Explains: Little Girl Vanishes Walking Home Alone at Night — and Is Found Dead Years Later

Lindsey vanished in McCleary, Washington, on June 26, 2009, and her remains were finally found last fall → Read More

After Okla. Woman Loses an Arm in Attack by Four Pit Bulls, Police Investigate Dogs' Owner

Terri Cosby, 54, lost a part of her right arm to amputation after doctors could not repair the damage from the unprovoked attack → Read More

Cop Allegedly Offered Ride Home to Rape Victim, But Instead Drove Her to Motel and Demanded Sex

A Kentucky police detective is facing charges after he allegedly offered to drive a rape victim home, then took her to a motel and asked her for oral sex. Detective John W. Nissen, an officer with the Hillview Police Department, was indicted by a Bullitt County grand jury on charges of theft by deception, tampering with a witness and official misconduct, The Pioneer News reports. Hillview Police… → Read More

Wash. Nurse Accused of Spreading Hep C to Patients With Her Drug Needles Allegedly Planned to Commit Suicide

Cora Weberg, 31, has since lost her license and has denied the allegations through her attorney → Read More

NFL Star Allegedly Threw Girlfriend’s Dog Across a Room in Attack That Ruptured Woman’s Eardrum: Police

The alleged victim of 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has since recanted her statements, blaming her injuries on a fight with someone else → Read More

Ind. Woman Admits Killing Young Mom and Taking Her Baby After Posing as Child Welfare Worker

Samantha Fleming, 23, vanished in 2015 after Geraldine Jones showed up to escort the mom and her 3-month-old to a nonexistent court date → Read More

Wash. Nurse Allegedly Used Her Own Drug Needles on Patients, Leading to Hepatitis C Infections

Police allege that emergency room nurse Cora Weberg "intentionally" contaminated medicine with her own blood, which carried the virus → Read More

After Fatally Shooting Cheerleader Ex, College Football Player Returned to Dorm to Sleep: Roommate

William Riley Gaul, 19, is accused of firing fatal gunshots into the home of his cheerleader ex-girlfriend → Read More

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel's Conviction in 1975 Murder of Teen Girl Overturned by Conn. Court

Martha Moxley, then 15, died in 1975 after being bludgeoned by the handle of a golf club, which prosecutors blamed on Michael Skakel, her 15-year-old neighbor → Read More

N.D. Mom Apparently Kills Herself and Three Children After Complaining of Financial Woes

Astra Volk had created a GoFundMe page seeking help with expenses just a week before she and her children were found dead in their home from gunshots → Read More

House of Horrors Husband Courted Wife When He Was a Teenager and She Was 10, Her Sister Says

Louise Turpin saw the much-older David as a way out of an allegedly abusive home life, her sister said → Read More

Bill Cosby's Wife Calls for Criminal Investigation of Prosecutors and Claims Victim 'Perjured' Herself

Bill Cosby's wife Camille says her husband was the victim of "lynch mobs" → Read More

I Lived With the House of Horrors Family: What Relative Says She Saw Years Before Child Torture Case Came to Light

Elizabeth Flores says she observed the seeds of her sister Louise Turpin's controlling behavior over her kids more than 20 years ago → Read More