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Jeff Truesdell


St. Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Man Dies of Heart Attack While Trying to Bury Girlfriend's Body After He Murdered Her: Sheriff

Police say Joseph McKinnon strangled Patricia Ruth Dent, then died of a heart attack while burying her body in his yard → Read More

Conn. Man Killed Wife After Impregnating Girlfriend: How Her Fitbit Led to His Conviction

Connie Dabate's Fitbit revealed she was moving for at least an hour after her husband, Richard, claimed she was murdered in their home by a masked intruder → Read More

2 Babies Were Found Dead in the Mississippi River 4 Years Apart — Police Say Mom Put Them There

A Minnesota woman is under arrest for allegedly murdering a newborn found 19 years ago along a reservoir off the Mississippi River –– and authorities say she's also the mother of a second dead newborn pulled from the river four years earlier. → Read More

Pa. Mom Allegedly Planned Killings of Sons a Week in Advance, Gave Instructions About Disposing Ashes

A handwritten will suggests that Trinh Nguyen, 38, allegedly planned her sons' deaths at least a week before they were fatally shot on May 2 → Read More

Man Allegedly Strangled Woman to Death on Phoenix Bus, and Manhunt Is On for Suspect

Diane Craig, 41, died from her injuries Friday, and police have named Joshua Bagley a suspect in her death → Read More

Former Oklahoma U. Football Player Starting New Career Is Killed the Night Before Moving Into Apartment

Du'Vonta Lampkin, 25, was fatally shot in Dallas as he prepared to enter the real estate field after his gridiron days ended → Read More

Mo. Woman Seeks Clemency After 1985 Conviction for Killing Husband — Did Sexism Put Her Behind Bars?

The podcast Wrongful Conviction with Maggie Freleng reconsiders the flawed investigation into the 1984 killing of Patty Prewitt's husband Bill → Read More

Mom Waiting in Line Outside Phoenix Restaurant Dies from Drive-By Shooting While Shielding Son, 13

Police say they do not believe Martha Adrianna Alejo, 32, was the intended target → Read More

Missing Wisc. Mom May Be 'Victim of Foul Play,' as Phone Is Found in Bushes

Emily Rogers, 23, was last seen near her Milwaukee home on April 26 → Read More

For Decades, Woman Claimed Intruder Fatally Stabbed Boyfriend — But Anonymous Letter Led to Her Arrest

Jade Benning blamed the 1996 attack on a man she alleged broke into the couple's Santa Ana, Calif., apartment, but a 2020 letter sent to police said otherwise → Read More

Before He Murdered Pregnant Wife, Mo. Man Made Pros and Cons List About Leaving Her

Prior to her murder, Jennifer Rothwell searched on Google for "what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant," according to search warrants previously obtained by PEOPLE → Read More

'Hole in Our Hearts': Ex Convicted of Murdering Missing Mom, Faking Texts to Her Parents to Hide Killing

North Carolina mom Monica Moynan, 22, disappeared in April 2019 but prosecutors said her killer continued to send reassuring messages to her family from her phone → Read More

Coach Who Mentors Teens Gets a Home Makeover on HGTV's Home Town Kickstart Presented by

Coach Chris Garrett and his wife, Mishayla, open their home in Winslow, Arizona to students for advice, life skills and a bite to eat: "Everybody knows where Mr. Garrett lives" → Read More

'I Have No Connection with This Child': Inside Mom's Disturbing Statements Before Elijah Lewis' Death

Danielle Dauphinais, now accused of her 5-year-old son's murder, allegedly wrote to a friend on Snapchat, 'I want him gone' → Read More

Former Brother-in-Law Charged with Murdering Florida Law Professor Dan Markel Amid Custody Battle

The state attorney said "new audio" led to Charlie Adelsona's arrest in connection with Dan Markel's death → Read More

A Year After Derek Chauvin's Conviction, George Floyd's Sister Says Murder 'Truly Did Change the World'

"Our ultimate goal at the George Floyd Memorial Foundation is to help make our world a better place, one day at a time," says his sister Bridgett → Read More

Calif. Woman Allegedly Rented Airbnb in Michigan, Flew to Sexually Abuse 15-Year-Old Boy

Stephanie Sin, 32, was arrested after sending Uber drivers to pick up the boy, who then told his parents about their online correspondence, say police → Read More

Easter Peep Show! Go Inside Museum's Art Exhibit Featuring and Inspired by Beloved Marshmallow Treat

Wisconsin's Racine Art Museum celebrates its 13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition with 162 entries — and Golden Peeps for the curated winning artists → Read More

Husband of Food Network Star Pleads Guilty in Beating Death of 3-Year-Old Girl

Ariel Robinson, a 2020 winner on Worst Cooks in America, still faces charges in the 2021 death of the couple's foster child → Read More

Missouri Mom Travels Half a World Away to Help 31 Orphans Escape from Ukraine

"I did not breathe a sigh of relief until they were across the border," Wendy Farrell tells PEOPLE → Read More