The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

I normally do not write about serial killers. I tend to find that the people who are into serial killer stories are a little bit too into them if you know what I mean. However, for the Gilgo Beach murders, I’ll make an exception. Long story short, the remains of 10 people, mostly women, were …

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Pimp of hooker slain by serial killer pleads guilty: The last time I posted about Akeem Cruz it was early on in the disappearance of Megan Waterman. Cruz was Waterman’s boyfriend/pimp and had turned her out in New York on craigslist. At first I assumed that Cruz had something to do with Megan’s disappearance. Considering …

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Police discover corpses of three more victims of ‘Craigslist killer’: Police on Long Island have discovered four more bodies, three of which they have connected to the so-called Craigslist serial killer. If you recall back in December the bodies of Megan Waterman, Maureen Brainard-Barnes, Melissa Barthelemy, and Amber Lynn Costello. (pictured) All four of them …

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Serial killer theory returns to beach corpses case: Investigators in Long Island believe that the four female bodies found on their beaches were the work of a serial killer. As we know Megan Waterman was confirmed to be one of the victims. In addition to Megan Waterman, the other three victims are Maureen Brainard-Barnes, 25, …

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Maine Woman Among Gilgo Beach Bodies: This is a post I was hoping I would never have to make. The body of missing Maine mother Megan Waterman has been confirmed as being one of the bodies found in Long Island believed to be the work of a serial killer who targets prostitutes from craigslist. Megan leaves behind …

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Craigslist murder rampage: Missing prostitute feared to be one of four victims ‘Craigslist Killer’ dumped on a New York beach: Back when I was being interviewed by the media about Julissa Brisman’s murder my brother suggested I should write a book, fiction specifically. The idea I came up with after his suggestion was a serial …

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Missing woman’s family hoping reward produces leads: The family of Megan Waterman is hoping to raise $5000 for a reward for viable information that will lead to Megan’s return. Megan, from Maine, went missing in Long Island several months ago after being advertised on craigslist as an escort. Her boyfriend, Akeem Cruz, has been arrested …

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I received the following comment on my post about Jim Buckmaster saying that craigslist is vigilant in screening its adult services ads. I’m going to let it stand on its own without any commentary from yours truly. It was posted by Cynthia Caron. The comment explains who she is. As the President and Founder of …

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Missing Craigslist escort’s boyfriend faces drug charge: I originally posted about Megan Waterman here. She’s the woman and mother from Maine who went missing while working as a craigslist escort on Long Island. Her pim…uh…traffick…I mean boyfriend, 20-year-old Akeem Cruz, was arrested in South Portland, Maine for being in possession of 13 rocks of crack. …

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Police hunt for missing Maine mother: Police in Both Maine and Long Island are searching for 22-year-old Megan Waterman. Ms. Waterman when on a trip to New York with her boyfriend, 20-year-old Akeem Cruz of Brooklyn, and disappeared on June 5th. Waterman of Scarborough, Maine advertised herself on craigslist as an escort. When she’s normally …

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