The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

The other day, I posted about possible new leads in the investigation of Carina Saunder’s murder. It turns out one of these new leads was something that was already reported years ago. In my previous post, I mentioned that someone messaged a friend of Carina saying “I’m going to bury you next to Carina.” It …

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Carina Saunders was 19 when she was brutally murdered in 2011. Her dismembered body was found in a duffle bag behind a store in Bethany, Oklahoma. People of interest have been arrested for her murder only to be later released. In 2017, police seized items, which belonged to Carina, from a home where Carina was last …

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I’m usually dismissive of crime documentaries. It seems more often than not that they only provide one half of the story. Making a Murderer and the Paradise Lost series immediately come to mind. However, a Texas filmmaker is getting ready to make a documentary that I am more than willing to get behind. Carina Saunders …

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Again, I have to apologize for being late in bringing you this story. The recent spate of school shootings has been keeping me busy, however, this story is no less important. Back in the Spring of last year,  21-year-olds Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland were shot and killed during a craigslist transaction gone wrong. Smith …

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I initially posted about the murders of Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland here. Back in April, the two 21-year-olds from Moore, Oklahoma, were shot and killed during a craigslist gun sale gone wrong. Their bodies were found days later, weighted down in a pond. 22-year-old Kevin Garcia-Boettler and 43-year-old Johnny Barker were charged with their …

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I’ve been writing about the murder of 15-year-old Jennifer Parks for the past 12 years, and I always feel a little bad when I write about it. I feel bad because whenever I write a new post on whatever the latest development is, I have to write about the details of her murder which are …

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This past Friday, it was six years since the remains of 19-year-old Carina Saunders were found inside a duffel bag behind a store in Bethany, Oklahoma. Also this past Friday, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation renewed the $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Carina’s killer. This reward has been offered multiple …

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In 2005, 14-year-old James Zarate helped his older brother Jonathan brutally kill and dismember their neighbor, 16-year-old Jennifer Parks of Randolph, New Jersey. The younger Zarate brother was tried as an adult, convicted, and sentenced to life plus 14 years. Jonathan Zarate was sentenced to life plus 24. Back in April, James Zarate, now in …

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A new development has been made public in the investigation into the murder of 19-year-old Carina Saunders. For those of you new to the site, Carina was murdered in 2011 and parts of her dismembered body were found in a duffle bag behind a store in Bethany, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) …

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Recently, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations had searched two properties in Oklahoma City and had found items of interest in the murder investigation of Carina Saunders. Now, a search warrant used by the OBSI has been released, detailing the items that they had found. The warrants indicates a folding knife, shirt, windbreaker jacket, and …

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