Christine Pelisek, People magazine

Christine Pelisek

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Christine:

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

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

Texas Mom Accused of Drowning and Decapitating Son, 5, Told Husband She'd 'Sent [Him] Away'

Lihui Liu was arrested Nov. 30 after the boy's father found his remains → Read More

Kareem Hunt Apologizes After Video Surfaces of Him Kicking Woman: 'I'm Extremely Embarrassed'

The Kansas City Chiefs cut him from the team after the video, which TMZ Sports obtained, was released on Friday → Read More

Kansas City Chiefs Running Back Kareem Hunt Seen Shoving and Kicking Woman in Video

Kansas City Chief star Kareem Hunt was caught on surveillance video shoving and then kicking a 19-year-old woman during a confrontation at a hotel. The incident was in February but the shocking video, which was obtained by TMZ Sports, was released Friday. The running back is seen in the video talking to the woman outside his hotel in downtown Cleveland after a night of bar hopping with Hunt, his… → Read More

2 Men Allegedly Killed Former Roommate Over PlayStation: 'It Is the Most Bizarre & Disgraceful Act'

Police say the pair's new roommate came home to find them disposing of the body → Read More

University in Michigan Hands Out Hockey Pucks to Help Protect Against Active Shooters

Oakland University began arming students with pucks earlier this month → Read More

Family of Man Killed by Police During a Shooting at an Alabama Mall on Thanksgiving Demand Answers

Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford was fatally shot by police at a mall on Thanksgiving → Read More

Authorities Seeking Slain Missionary's Body Encounter Tribe Members Wielding Bows and Arrows

John Allen Chau is believe to be buried on the beach on North Sentinel Island → Read More

Murder Suspect Allegedly Sent Fake Emails to Victim's Parents for Months So They'd Think He Was Alive

Ed Shin is accused of killing business partner Chris Smith, Orange County, California, prosecutors say → Read More

Did a Convicted Serial Killer Actually Murder More Than 90 People Across the U.S.? Police Investigate

Authorities in Texas say a 78-year-old convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be responsible for more than 90 murders across the United States → Read More

Examining Real Life, Crimes & Death of Dirty John's Calif. Con Man: 'He Went from Victim to Victim'

John Meehan was stabbed in 2016, ending his life of crime — a story that was covered in the Dirty John podcast and will be adapted into a Bravo TV show → Read More

Popular Cleveland Journalist Found Dead Along with a Relative: 'Such a Bright Light'

Nikki Delamotte wrote about Cleveland's diverse communities → Read More

Mom Allegedly Killed Daughter, 5, by Pushing Her Down Stairs After Threatening Her with 'Boogey Man'

Ciara Robinson is charged with murder in the death of her 5-year-old daughter, Amatulah “Amy” McLaughlin → Read More

Murder, She Wrote? Romance Novelist Allegedly Shoots Husband Out of Nowhere — but Mystery Remains

Romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy was accused of killing her husband, culinary school instructor Dan Brophy → Read More

Football Player, 18, and His Little Sister Allegedly Shot in Their Bedrooms by Mom: 'Pure Evil'

Amy Hall is charged with first-degree murder and two counts of shooting with intent after her son was killed and one of her daughters was gravely injured → Read More

A Father’s Grief After Daughter’s Body Found in Burned-Down Home: ‘I Knew She Had Been Murdered’

Nanette Krentel was found fatally shot last year in her Lacombe, Louisiana, home — which had been burned down → Read More

Missouri Man, 20, Who'd Been Shaken as Baby Dies — and Dad Who Shook Him Is Charged with Murder

Olin Tannery is accused of killing his son by brutally shaking him when he was a baby → Read More

Fire Chief Who Cheated on Wife Is Still in Complete Shock After Her 2017 Unsolved Murder

Nanette Krentel was found fatally shot in her home in 2017, and her body had been burned → Read More

Hit Man Who 'Hated' Informants Suspected of Killing Mob Boss Whitey Bulger in Prison: Reports

Fotios "Freddy" Geas — a mafia killer who reportedly "hated rats" — is suspected in the prison slaying of notorious mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger → Read More