True crime in the news for the week of 04/16/2017 - 04/22/2017.
- Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hung himself in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, taking his life 5 days after being acquitted in the deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.
- A 50-year-old Tennessee teacher who vanished last month with a teen student is under arrest in Northern California.
- Suspect kills elderly victim on FB Live and threatens an “Easter day slaughter”
- 8 year old girl kills 2 year old boy while unsupervised in daycare
- Witch Nelda sentenced to life for child abuse
- Etan Patz’s killer sentenced 40 years after murder
- Suspect in custody after Fresno killing spree that left 3 dead
- 10 year old autistic boy handcuffed at school
- Woman faked 10 year old son’s death to raise money
- 2 more doctors charged in female genital mutilation case
- Navy SEAL faces child porn charges for filming abuse of a minor
- Doctors and Pharmacists charged in $40 million kickback scheme
- 2 men arrested after K2 drug infects 40 people