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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I originally posted about the 2017 murder of Hesham Kamel here. The 52-year-old man was shot in killed in Cleveland after leaving to meet someone who was interested in buying his car through the OfferUp app in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Kamel was approached by four individuals when a scuffle ensued. Someone produced a gun that …

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In this episode Trench asks if a sex trafficking victim should get jail time for killing their trafficker. Also, we hear from a parent whose child attended a school where a school shooting happened.

If you’re unfamiliar with the social/dating app MeetMe, you’re better off not knowing. Back in the before times of MySpace, MeetMe started out as MyYearbook. MyYearbook was developed by two teenagers who if memory serves me correctly marketed MyYearbook as a safer alternative to MySpace as it was geared toward high school age kids only. …

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13-year-old Erica Parsons of Salisbury, North Carolina went missing in 2011 but wasn’t reported missing until 2013. Casey and Sandy Parsons, Erica’s adoptive parents, continued to collect Erica’s government benefits while she was missing. Casey Parsons claimed Erica went to live with her biological grandmother ‘Nan’ who didn’t actually exist. The couple was eventually sent …

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27-year-old Tevin Vann of Wilmington, North Carolina was recently convicted and sentenced to life without parole for a disturbing 2016 murder. Vann brutally murdered 21-year-old Ashley Ann McLean who was in her first trimester at the time. McLean was beaten and stabbed and died from a lacerated liver according to the autopsy. Vann confessed to …

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I guess it’s time for our annual post about how Torey Adamcik has had his life sentence upheld by the Idaho Supreme Court again. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the story, in 2006, 16-year-olds Brian Draper and Torey Adamcik brutally murdered their friend Cassie Jo Stoddart of Pocatello, Idaho. They stabbed …

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Over two weeks ago, there was a shooting at a high school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Two children ages 10 and 15 were struck with the 10-year-old, Micah Tennant, dying five days after the shooting. The game took place between Pleasantville High School and Camden High School. You may have heard of Camden …

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The other day, I posted about details released in recent search warrants filed by the OBSI in the murder of Carina Saunders. If you’ll recall, 19-year-old Carina Saunders was murdered in 2011. Her dismembered body was found in a duffle bag behind a store in Bethany, Oklahoma. In my previous post, I mentioned that investigators …

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In September of last year, 23-year-old Joshua Grey was shot and killed in Richmond, Virginia after listing his iPhone for sale on the marketplace app LetGo. Joshua was said to have met his assailant alone at a local intersection in Richmond, Virginia. The killer shot Joshua and then took his iPhone. Joshua was able to …

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