COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, MI. (THECOUNT) — Justin David Pratt has been identified as the Modern Waste truck driver involved in a Tuesday night Riverside Road crash.
Pratt, 27, was rushed to an area hospital where he passed away this morning for injuries sustained in a crash involving a pickup truck that occurred on Riverside Road in Brooklyn, Columbia Township, MI, officials said in a report.
Pratt of Jackson, was on the driver-side of the truck when he was struck and temporarily pinned between both vehicles.
The driver of the other vehicle, Kenneth Eggleston, 55, cited “blinding sunlight,” as a cause leading to the crash as it impaired his vision.
The two victims inside the F-150 pickup track were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officials said on Wednesday morning, the Columbia Township police reported that Justin David succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash on Riverside Road and died late Tuesday night. Continue reading
HOWARD COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Shane Ashpaugh, of Boonville, MO, and 75-year-old Kenneth Huddle, of Keytesville, have been named as the victims in Tuesday Howard County head on crash.
A vehicle carrying Ashpaugh, 17, of Boonville crashed head-on with a 2015 Ford Fusion driven by 75-year-old Huddle of Keytesville.
**FATALITY ACCIDENT, NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED*** VEHICLE 1 CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK VEHICLE 2. BOTH VICTIMS WERE PRONOUNCED AT THE SCENE AT 1650 HOURS BY HOWARD COUNTY CORONER FRANK FLASHPOHLER [sic]. ASSISTED BY CPL. G. L. WEST (702) AND TPR. K. S. LINNEMAN (404). THESE ARE TROOP F’S 7TH AND 8TH FATALITIES FOR SEPTEMBER AND THE 54TH AND 55TH FOR 2018. Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — Jennifer Clarey, of Tullytown, PA, has been identified as the suspect charged with criminal homicide after allegedly poisoning her 2-year-old son by placing narcotics in his sippy cup.
Clarey, 42, is accused of poisoning her son, Mazikeen Curtis, using two prescription medications. Lab tests later showed the boy’s sippy cup — which prosecutors stressed had a childproof lid — contained toxic levels of Vicodin. They say toxic levels of the drug were also found in the boy’s blood.
Bucks County authorities announced formal charges Tuesday against Clarey, alleging that she intentionally poisoned the toddler.
Police arrived at the home in Tullytown on Aug. 25 to conduct a wellness check on the toddler and found his body on a bed, according to a criminal complaint obtained by Philly.com. “The child showed no signs of life, was stiff and cold to the touch,” the complaint reads. Continue reading
SACRAMENTO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Sactown rapper, Mista Flow,” aka, Anton Lemon Moore, aka, Anton Lemon Paris, has been identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Deputy Mark Stasyuk.
Moore, 38, is accused of killing Stasyuk and wounding another in a shootout that started with an argument at an auto parts store in the Sacramento area, authorities said Tuesday.
Moore, who is on probation for a gun crime, was engaged in a dispute with a customer and an employee at a Pep Boys in Rancho Cordova when the fatal shooting occurred.
“As soon as they arrived and engaged the subject, he turned as if to run or flee and then immediately turned around and started firing without warning,” the sheriff said. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, DC. (THECOUNT) — Wendy Martinez has been identified as the jogger stabbed to death by a suspect while she was working out near Logan Circle on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, according to DC police.
Police say the victim was “out for a jog,” just before 8 p.m. at when the fatal attack happened.
(ORIGINAL STORY:) DC police said a woman was out for a jog just before 8 p.m. when she was stabbed to death at 11th street and O street in Northwest in Logan Circle on Tuesday.
Three male suspects are being sought in the brutal killing.
Investigators say said female victim stumbled bloodied into a nearby take-out restaurant where she collapsed.
She was transported Code 3 to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries, police announced early Wednesday morning.
Authorities said they’re looking for at least three suspects in the attack. Officials described the suspects as men, two who were wearing white T-shirts and white hats and one man who was wearing a mustard-colored shirt. Continue reading
LESTER, AL. (THECOUNT) — Two women have been stabbed to death Wednesday in Lester, Alabama, confirmed the Limestone County Sheriff’s Department.
The Limestone County Sheriff’s Department said, two females were killed in an early morning attack in the Lester community.
The Sheriff’s Department began tweeting about the incident just after 2:00 Wednesday morning. It happened on West Schoolhouse Road, not far from West Limestone High School. Continue reading
JOHNSTOWN, CO. (THECOUNT) — Johnstown Officer Yuri Thomas, has been identified as the body pulled from a northern Colorado reservoir Monday.
The Johnstown Police Department confirmed the sad news, saying that one of their own drowned in a Colorado waterway while visiting the area with his wife.
Thomas’ wife say they were visiting the Horsetooth Reservoir Monday afternoon when he went underwater and didn’t resurface.
Officer Yuri Thomas, 32, was unresponsive when he was pulled from Horsetooth Reservoir Monday. Continue reading
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA. (THECOUNT) — Chaitanya Datla of Cameron Park, California, has been identified as the body recovered from Lake Tahoe.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the body recovered from Lake Tahoe is that of 33-year-old Datla who was reported missing after jumping in the lake.
Datla had disappeared a week earlier after jumping into Lake Tahoe without a life jacket.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit, Marine 7 recovered a body Monday from a depth of 1,062 feet in Lake Tahoe. The recovery was made while searching for a missing person who reportedly drowned the week before. The name of the person found Monday has not been released. Continue reading
CASA GRANDE, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Javier Figueroa has been identified as the Arizona man who shot his pregnant girlfriend in a Casa Grande home.
Figueroa, 23, shot a 30-year-old woman, who was not identified. She is currently listed in critical condition in an area hospital after being shot in the head Monday night around 8:45 p.m.
The victim was seven months pregnant at the time.
Officials said they were able to deliver the baby at the hospital. The child was delivered two-months premature but is in stable condition.
The woman remains in a medically-induced coma.
Pinal County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Javier Figueroa, the victim’s boyfriend, drove up to the scene in the victim’s vehicle shortly after officials arrived at the scene, about 20 minutes after the call. Continue reading
EL PASO, TX (THECOUNT) — Roland Reyes has been identified as the victim in a Saturday morning El Paso, TX, hit-and-run.
Reyes, 37, was killed following a hit-and-run crash in the 11300 block of Rojas Drive, east El Paso, TX, early Saturday morning, sometime between 12 a.m. and 6.40 a.m., according to police.
The unknown vehicle struck Reyes and then fled the scene.
Police said the hit-and-run happened in the 11300 block of Rojas between the hours of 12 a.m. and 6:40 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle struck Reyes, the vehicle then fled the scene. Continue reading