New details released on Eliza Fletcher’s fatal kidnapping in Memphis; Cleotha Abston Henderson in court

As authorities in Memphis released new details in the kidnapping of a jogger Eliza Fletcher, the suspect in the fatal kidnapping, appeared in court on Wednesday to face murder charges. The suspect, Cleotha Abston Henderson, 38, appeared in Shelby County Criminal Court to face charges of first degree murder, premeditated murder and first degree commission … Read more

A man accused of kidnapping jogger Eliza Fletcher kidnapped a prominent lawyer in 2000

The man accused of kidnapping a woman from Tennessee jogging near the University of Memphis last week spent 20 years behind bars for a previous kidnapping. US Marshals arrested Cleotha Abston, 38, on Saturday after police detected her DNA on a pair of sandals found near where Eliza Fletcher was last seen, according to an … Read more

Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. Found Guilty of Conspiring to Kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

A jury on Tuesday convicted two men of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, a quick victory for prosecutors in a foiled plot that has been described as a rallying cry for a US civil war by anti-government extremists. Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. were also convicted of conspiracy to obtain … Read more

Grand jury refuses to indict woman in Emmett Till murder

1 out of 2 FILE – In this 1955 file photo, Carolyn Bryant poses for a photo. A Mississippi grand jury has refused to indict the white woman, Carolyn Donham, known as Carolyn Bryant, whose accusation sparked the lynching of black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite the revelations about an unissued arrest … Read more

Man found guilty of Boston kidnapping and rape case will be sentenced on Monday

A man convicted of kidnapping a woman and then raping her for several days in her apartment in Charlestown was sentenced on Monday. Victor Pena, 42, has been charged with kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape for allegedly detaining the 23-year-old against her will. and sexually assaulted her for three days at her Walford … Read more