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Harriet Sokmensuer


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Recent articles by Harriet:

Ted Bundy Survivor Finds Strength in Speaking Out: 'When I Tell My Story, I Heal'

Kathy Kleiner Rubin was a 20-year-old Chi Omega sorority sister at Florida State when Bundy crept into her bedroom at 3 a.m. → Read More

Woman Accused of Pushing Her Elderly Golden Retriever Into Lake and Watching it Drown

When the 11-year-old dog named Bailey struggled to swim, Nancy Bucciarelli allegedly made no attempt to save it → Read More

Slain N.C. Pregnant Woman Was Witness in Recent High-Profile Murder Trial

"She was a great girl — a beautiful mind, a beautiful heart," the victim's boyfriend told the Asheville Citizen Times → Read More

Ohio Baby Boy Who Went Missing in May Was Just Found at Bottom of Well, and Parents Are Charged

Authorities believe Dylan Groves had been dead since late March → Read More

Teen Who Killed Her Mother by Stabbing Her 60 Times Says 'I Do Miss My Mom' as She's Sentenced

"If I could go back, I wouldn't do it," Chastinea Reeve told the judge → Read More

La. Cop Allegedly Forced Woman to Sexually Abuse Her 1-Year-Old Son

Former Iberville Parish deputy Shadrick Jones, 33, was fired and arrested → Read More

Newborn Found Alive in Plastic Bag in Georgia Woods as Police Try to Identify Her

Authorities in Georgia are asking for the public’s help in identifying a newborn baby girl found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods, PEOPLE confirms. The girl was found late Thursday night by Forsyth County deputies after a caller reported hearing cries coming from the woods near a local road, according to a sheriff’s office press release obtained by PEOPLE. Responding deputies found the… → Read More

Calif. Mom Was Killed in Wrong-Way Crash — and Police Say It Might Have Been Intentional

“We’re trying to look into all possibilities, whether it qualifies as a collision or if it’s an intentional act," said CHP Sgt. Todd Kovaletz → Read More

Tenn. Mom Who Left 8-Month-Old Baby in Freezer Gets Two Years' Probation: 'It Wasn't Moving'

In January, Brittany Smith, 19, was seen leaving her baby boy in an unused freezer in someone else's yard → Read More

3 Black Transgender Women Have Been Killed in Dallas Since October: 'We Are Concerned,' Says Chief

On Saturday, the body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled out of White Rock Lake as Dallas police say they are receiving help from federal authorities → Read More

Engaged Couple’s Death at Dominican Resort Was ‘Unusual,’ Says Official; Toxicology Results Pending

They were found in their room by hotel staff, but there were no signs of violence → Read More

Husband Slams Cops After Wife's Assault in Dominican Republic — But Police Question Their Claims

A police spokesperson said investigators found "incongruencies" and "discrepancies" in Christopher Daley's interview → Read More

Engaged Maryland Couple Found Dead in Their Hotel Room in the Dominican Republic

After missing their scheduled check out on Thursday, the pair were found unresponsive by hotel staff in their room → Read More

Dad Is Charged in Murder of Boy, 7, Whose Body Was Found Encased in Concrete

Caden McWilliams' mother is also charged in connection to his death → Read More

Woman Horrifically Beaten at All-Inclusive Dominican Republic Resort Says Attacker 'Stole My Smile'

“He stole my smile and that just kills me," Tammy Lawrence-Daley told PEOPLE in an exclusive interview → Read More

7-Months-Pregnant Woman and Her Mom Were Killed in April, and 14-Year-Old Boy Is Now Suspect

The pair were fatally shot outside a San Antonio apartment complex → Read More

Calif. Dad Who Went Missing With Baby Daughter Is Now Person of Interest After She's Found Dead

The baby's remains were located Monday, propped upright in a child's car seat and partially covered with a blanket → Read More

South Carolina Mom Charged with DUI After Twin 6-Year-Old Boys Die in Head-On Crash

No one in the vehicle of Jennifer Knox, 38, was wearing a seatbelt → Read More

MIT Student Home on Summer Break Dies Is Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

Aliza Akhtar was home for the summer after finishing her freshman year at MIT → Read More

Border Patrol Agent in Ariz. Accused of Raping Multiple Women

Steve Charles Holmes, 33, was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of aggravated assault → Read More