She was a Las Vegas showgirl with a sordid past filled with stripping, sex and allegedly using men for money. And when the opportunity arose to live the high-life, alongside a millionaire sex club owner, she jumped at the chance. But when she could no longer take his philandering ways, she moved on and married someone else who managed to make all her dreams come true. But now, she sits in solitary confinement convicted of first-degree murder of her husband.
And yet, even over 15 years later she’s still claiming her innocence, despite the fact that no one believes her.
Marjorie Ann Marqui was born on October 29, 1961, the second daughter to parents who were said to have a very messed up marriage. Her parents would end up separating when she was just a child, and while both her parents ended up married to other people, as well as have more children, she only kept in touch with her older sister.
There’s nothing like being with the love of your life, even if it happens 40 years after the last time you had seen each other. But for one particular couple, they had amazingly been reunited by what many considered as fate. And while they would finally begin what they believed would be the rest of their lives together, they would be horribly betrayed by their neighbor, a girl whom they believed was a sweet and kind young lady. But their happy lives would be soon be lost when they would find themselves left in a ground, buried alive and never seen alive again.
The only silver lining in this disheartening story is the fact that all those at fault are now rightfully behind bars, as well as facing death row.
Carol Alford and James “Reggie” Sumner had known each other while growing up in North Charleston. Throughout their years in Garrett High School, they were sweethearts, but sadly, their lives would take them away from each other, believing they would never see each other again.
Some women marry for love, some for convenience, and others just do it on a whim. But while there are a number of reasons why people get married, more often than not, there’s that one story about the person who married for money. In the case of Jill Coit, she married over 11 times to 9 different men, and while money was the ultimate goal, death was also brought into play.
She made marrying men and leaving them a career, that was at least until the day that her ‘career’ landed her in jail.
Jill Lonita Billiot was born on June 11, 1943 in Louisiana. She was said to have had quite a normal childhood with her father Henry, who was a tugboat captain, and her mom Juanita, who happened to be a stay-at-home mom who devoted her time to Jill and her brother Marc.
They say love conquers all. Then, there are those out there that don’t believe in it all. But there are those out there that prove to us that what is pure and true still exist in this world. Jessica Sharman and her boyfriend, Rich Bishop, have gone through the worst. While some couples would have thrown in the towel and walked away, these two stuck it out. They’ve shown us why they were meant to be together. Like most people out there, they started going out, thinking that things were perfect.
Jessica suffered from frontal lobe epilepsy since she was 14 years old. When she was first diagnosed with it in 2010, she knew that she always needed to be careful. She would have an epileptic attack at the most inopportune times. No one knew when it would strike, but for her, she simply had to live her life to the fullest.
Russia is known for a lot of things; vodka, the Kremlin, Matryoshka dolls and even former KGB member turned Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin. But lately, there has been something much more concerning that has been highly popular with Russia’s teenagers, the Blue Whale Suicide Game. And it’s as alarming as it sounds. Find out how one Russian citizen has not only managed to put an entire generation in danger, but even scarier, the game has been spreading around the world like wildfire. Is the game just a myth, or the actual truth?
Parenting these days has had a dramatic change over the last few decades. With the introduction of the Internet, social media and a number of gadgets, kids these days are now privy to an entirely different, and at times, vexing new world.
Edward Bozarth was in his early 50’s while his soon-to-be wife was in her 20’s when they had met and decided to start a life together. Living in the Florida Keys, it would seem that they were living the dream. So when Ed was found dead in his own boat, after being there for an entire week, many people had questions. And while almost everyone suspected that his wife was at fault, especially the police, it took them 5 years to prove it.
This is how they finally brought a cold-blooded killer to justice, and left her two children orphaned, all out of her very own selfishness.
Edward and Denise Bozarth had met and seemed to quickly share an instant attraction to each other. And despite the almost 30-year age gap between them, the two would eventually go on to have two children while living in Key Largo, known to most of the world as the “Keys,” which were located in Florida. They lived on Ed’s boat, which was named ‘Screw U 2,’ and remained married for over nine years.
Some children grow up in homes filled with laughter, happiness and love, but sadly for others, what they endure is the complete opposite. For Skylar Deleon, not only was his home filled with anger, abuse and drug use, Deleon suffered the most at the hands of his very own father. Wistfully, his life would be filled with so much pain and hurt that his life’s path could only go one way, down.
And the rabbit hole that he descended through was going to be an incredibly horrific and morbid one that would end with him on death row.
Skylar Deleon, originally named John Julius Jacobson, Jr. after his own father, was born in an incredibly dysfunctional family. His father, John Jacobson Sr. was a copious drug dealer and addict whose home was filled with friends who were users whom were also using his parents to fuel their drug obsessions. His mom Lynette O’Daniel, on the other hand, was a heavy cocaine user who joined in the many orgies that occurred in their home at night.
Many say that there is nothing sweeter than young love. And many girls usually dream of the day they will finally get married from the time they are quite young. For one young Texas couple, their love would be tested to the utmost level when they would tie the knot in a makeshift wedding because she was terminally ill and it was her one dying wish.
Thankfully, some dreams do come true, even if it could only last for two days.
Lydia Dominquez was like most teenagers her age. She lived a life happy and carefree, surrounded by family and friends. She lived in Las Cruces and went to Lynn Middle School in New Mexico before heading into her first year at the Las Cruces High School. But while she was there, she would find out something tragic.
Kevin Sweat probably believed he was never going to get caught for the murder of two young girls whom he shot to death on the side of the road, one day back in June of 2008. The case had gone cold, and no one even got close to figuring out who could have done something so incredibly horrible. But then when he decided to kill his fiancée too, his entire life would come crashing down, and rightfully so.
Finally, police wouldn’t just find out he killed his fiancée, but it would also allow them to finally figure out a 3-year old cold case that they believed would never be solved.
Nothing usually happens in the sleepy towns of Henryetta and Weleetka in Oklahoma. Both areas are known for their low population rates and the fact that everyone pretty much knows everyone. But one day in June of 2008, something so horrible happened that it put both towns on the map.
Dan Saunders was a lonely bartender with $3 to his name. He was penny pinching every single day of his life because he had to. When he really needed the extra cash, he would use his credit card. That was his life – he couldn’t afford to splurge. Life was expensive and he had no choice but to watch what he spent on. Then in February 2011, he decided to let lose one night and have a drink or two with his friends.
This was when fate took a turn for the often hard-up 29-year old. He stumbled upon an ATM loophole that changed his life…
Saunders was throwing back a few drinks with some of his buds at the Bulls Head Hotel in Wangaratta, North-Eastern Victoria. They were having fun, but as always, he didn’t have enough cash on him. So, he decided to leave the bar for a moment to withdraw more cash from the National Australia Bank (NAB) ATM. Then, he realized that he only had $3 left, which meant that he didn’t have enough to buy one more drink. So, he resorted to another method.