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Star Belton-Honea Path HS Baseball Champ Blake Holliday Dead Following ATV Crash

A popular two-sport athlete, who helped Belton-Honea Path High School win consecutive Class AAA baseball state championships in 2015 and 2016, died Tuesday afternoon. Blake Holliday, an outstanding two-sport athlete, was killed while operating an ATV. He was 19.

Holliday suffered critical injuries in an ATV accident on his family property late last week. He had been in critical condition at Greenville Memorial Hospital since.

Anderson County coroner Don McCown said the cause of death was head trauma.

Holliday was a pitcher on the back-to-back state championship seasons at Belton. He signed a baseball scholarship at Clemson and was a redshirt member of the team in the spring of 2017. He transferred to Erskine College in the fall. Continue reading

Project Runway All-Star Mychael Knight DEAD At 39

Mychael Knight, a former contestant on Project Runway and Project Runway: All Stars, died Tuesday morning outside Atlanta. He was 39.

Knight passed away on Oct. 17 outside Atlanta after recently checking into a hospital for treatment for intestinal issues, TMZ reports.

“We are still processing the untimely death of our son, brother, friend, and uncle. Mychael meant everything to us and we loved him dearly. He was generous and so full of life. This is how we choose to remember his legacy,” his family said in a statement made to Obvious magazine. Continue reading

Flagstaff COPS: Body Found Is Missing Woman Cathryn Gorospe

Investigators say a body found in Mayer is believed to be Cathryn Gorospe, a Valley teacher who was last seen on October 6.

Flagstaff police say they have officially ruled Gorospe’s death a homicide.

Charlie Malzahn, a suspect in the case, reportedly gave investigators details and directions that led police to narrow the scope of their search.

Investigators from the Flagstaff Police Department and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office located the body on private property off Nugget Mine Road.

Police say they are currently confirming the remains located are those of Gorospe through DNA testing. Authorities say they firmly believe the remains will be confirmed as Gorospe for multiple reasons, including the fact that Malzahn led them to the remains. The deceased person located also reportedly matches the physical description of Goropse including the clothing she was last seen wearing the night she disappeared. source

No charges have been filed at this time, police say investigators are working closely with the Coconino County Attorney’s Office on potential charges.

Young Maine Wife Dies Husband Critical Following Head-On Durham Crash Monday

25-year-old Destiny Dallavilla, has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash in Durham, Maine., Monday. Her husband, Jonathan, a passenger in the vehicle, is listed in critical condition.

The driver of the other vehicle, 70-year-old Henry Hudson was treated at the scene for cuts and bruises and released, said police. Destiny was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Androscoggin Sheriff’s Office, Dallavilla, of Turner, was killed after the vehicle she was operating crashed head-on into another vehicle after veering into oncoming traffic while traveling northbound on Route 136. The passenger in Dallavilla’s car, her husband Jonathon, remains in critical condition at the hospital. Continue reading

Obese FL Woman Charged With Murder After SITTING On 9-Year-Old Cousin As Punishment

An obese Florida woman has been charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin after she sat on the child as a form of punishment.

64-year-old Veronica Posey, who weighs in at 325-pounds, was arrested and charged with homicide and cruelty toward a child, authorities said. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office report identified Posey as the girl’s cousin.

Paramedics and deputies responded to the family’s Pensacola home following a 911 call Saturday. Posey told deputies she sat on Dericka Lindsay as discipline “for being out of control.” During the punishment, Dericka told Posey and two other adult relatives, who are identified in the report as the girl’s parents, that she couldn’t breathe. When Posey got up, Dericka wasn’t breathing. Authorities said Posey called 911 and started CPR on the child.

The arrest report said Grace Joan Smith, 69, and James Edmund Smith, are charged with child neglect.

Grace Smith called Posey, who is her niece, to her house to help with disciplining the girl, according to the report. She told investigators that Posey hit the girl with a ruler and metal pipe before the child ran to an armchair.

James Smith told investigators that Posey sat on the girl for about 10 minutes before she complained she couldn’t breathe. She stayed on the chair for an additional two minutes before getting up, he said.

Posey was released Monday on $125,000 bail. The Smiths remained in jail, with Grace Smith’s bond set at $75,000 and James Smith’s bond at $50,000. Escambia County jail records didn’t list an attorney for Posey or the Smiths.

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Colorado Teen Arrested Charged In Stabbing Deaths Of Siblings 5 and 7

Malik Murphy has been arrested after police say he killed two young siblings and injured his father in Colorado Springs overnight.

Murphy, 19, was taken into custody after police responded to a call in the 900 block of Carlisle Street shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, police found three victims with apparent stab wounds. All three victims were taken to the hospital. The children were later pronounced dead.

A 5-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy died from their injuries. The third victim, the children’s father, suffered injuries that police said were not life-threatening. Police said they took into custody Malik Vincent Murphy, 19. ABC affiliate KRDO reports the young victims are siblings and the suspect is the children’s older brother. Continue reading

Wifey Jailed After Brutal “Love Tug” During Shower Fight Sends Hubby To Hospital

Pennsylvania woman, 22-year-old Abby Geiger, has been charged with assault over an argument that left her husband, David, with serious injuries to his genitalia.

According to reports, an argument involving the young couple broke out at approximately 1:45 AM and at some point, Mrs. Geiger grabbed onto her husband’s private part in order to prevent him from exiting the shower.

The ‘love tug’ from hell resulted in the police being summoned to the residence and Mr. Geiger being treated at a local hospital for what were described as “puncture marks” and “scratch marks” to his genitals. Continue reading

Former UNI Player Current High School Coach Jaz Granderson Found Shot Dead In St. Louis

Former University of Northern Iowa Athletics football player and current De Smet Jesuit High School football coach, Jaz Granderson, was identified as the man found shot dead in St. Louis early Monday morning, according to reports.

St. Louis police identified Granderson, 27, after he was found with a gunshot wound around 1:00 a.m. on Monday. Police told reporters that Granderson was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Granderson was living in St. Louis where he was a coach for the De Smet varsity football team, according to the school’s website. KSDK reports that Granderson had been an assistant coach there for two years. Continue reading