Darryl Turpin Jr ID’d As KY Man Found Shot Dead On Louisville Grand Ave

LOUISVILLE, KY. (THECOUNT) — Darryl Turpin Jr., has been identified as the man shot and killed in a Saturday early morning shooting.

Police responded to reports of “shots fired” shortly before 3:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue, in Louisville, KY.

Upon arrival, police found Turpin, 26, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An LMPD spokesperson confirmed, police arrived on that scene to find a black male in his 20’s, dead at the scene of apparent gunshot wounds. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Darryl Turpin Jr., 26, from Bowling Green. His cause of death is listed as gunshot wounds. Continue reading

Body Of Missing LA Woman Julie Moak Found In West Baton Rouge

GONZALES, LA. (THECOUNT) — The body of missing Louisiana woman, Julie Moak, has been located Friday night, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Moak, 39, was reported missing June 13 by a concerned family member. Police say her body was found Friday, June 15, in West Baton Rouge.

The cause of death has not yet been determined. An autopsy report is pending, according to officials. Continue reading

SC Father Arrested After 18-Month-Old Boy Dies In Hot Spartanburg Vehicle Friday

SPARTANBURG, SC. (THECOUNT) — 18-month-old as King Trammel is dead and his father, Aaron Trammel, in under arrest. The toddler was left in a hot car, police say.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office say they have opened an investigation in the death of an 18-month-old child who died in a hot car near Overbrook Circle and Amherst Drive in Spartanburg, SC.

The coroner later identified the deceased 18-month-old as King Trammel.

On Saturday the coroner concluded that Trammel passed away due to heat-related issues. The coroner said he observed no trauma to the child’s body that would have led to his death. Continue reading

Texas Tech University Student Elmer Arrieta Dies In Fall While Studying Abroad In Russia

AUSTIN, TX. (THECOUNT) – Texas Tech University student, Elmer Arrieta, who was participating in a University of Texas at Austin study abroad program in Irkutsk, Russia, was killed in a hiking accident, according to UT campus community statement.

Arrieta was injured in a fall during a hiking excursion on Olkhon Island, according to the statement by Dr. Soncia Reagins-Lilly, vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

Arrieta was with a group of 20 students when the fatal fall occurred.

“Elmer was a graduate student in Texas Tech’s College of Architecture,” Reagins-Lilly said in the statement. “UT officials have been in close contact with his parents and with the campus coordinator on the ground to provide any assistance they may need.” Continue reading

OH Police Say Akron Woman Spent “Several Days” In Hotel Room With Friend Who Died From Heroin Overdose

Akron woman, Kathryn Carmen, has been charged with abuse of a corpse after police found her in a Cincinnati hotel room with a dead body.

Carmen, 34, was arrested Thursday after officers responded to the Crossland Cincinnati – Sharonville Hotel, located on Sharonville, Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH., to perform a welfare check, said The Sharonville Police Department.

Upon arrival, investigators found Carmen and a dead person in the room.

Officials said Carmen admitted to officers that she never called for help and remained in the room “several days” after her friend died from a heroin overdose.

According to the police report, Carmen admitted to officers she never called emergency services or police for several days. Continue reading

SAD UPDATE: Missing 16-Year-Old AZ Girl Rachael Anthis-Roberts Found Dead Near Tucson Home

TUCSON, AZ. (THECOUNT) — UPDATE: Deputies say they located the body of missing 16-year-old, Rachael Anthis-Roberts.

Police say Anthis-Roberts was found dead in a secluded area near her neighborhood on the east side.

Investigators say no foul play is suspected in her death.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl. According to PCSD, Rachael Anthis-Roberts was last seen Thursday at 6:30 p.m. near Houghton and Escalante Rd. She is described as 4’10”, 110 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a peach colored tank top with ruffles, brown shorts, and sneakers. Continue reading

Charges Pending For Semi-Truck Driver After 7-Year-Old Boy Killed Three Others Children Injured In Saturday FL Turnpike Crash

LAKE COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) – A 7-year-old boy is dead and three other children where injured in a collision involving a Dodge Caravan and a semi-truck on the Florida Turnpike in Lake County early Saturday morning.

Adrian Perez, of Ft. Pierce, died after a 2003 Dodge Caravan he was traveling in was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler near mile marker 290.

The Dodge then careened into a guardrail before coming to a stop on the right shoulder of the turnpike, troopers said.

Police later announced charges pending against the semi-truck driver, according to the crash report.

Perez was taken to Leesburg Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

Three other children in the car—ages 4, 6 and 9—were seriously injured and taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital, according to the crash report. Continue reading

Long-Time Chattanooga Radio Personality Jeff Styles Shot Then Arrested In Bizarre Incident

(CHATTANOOGA, TN. (THECOUNT) Just before 4:30 pm Friday, Chattanooga Police responded to calls of a person shot call at Highway 153 and Grubb Road, according to the affidavit of complaint.

Police found long-time Chattanooga radio personality, Jeff Styles, suffering from a gunshot wound to his right arm when they arrived. He told officers that the man who shot him, Nickolas Bullington, left heading south on Highway 153.

Bullington called police around 4:45 pm. Officers were sent to the Tennessee Riverpark where Bullington had already been detained by a park ranger who overheard radio traffic.

Officers interviewed Styles at the hospital. Styles explained that he and Bullington had been had been involved in a road rage incident on Highway 27. He said he stopped at a red light when he reached the intersection of Grubb Road and Highway 153. Continue reading

NEB Man Shot In Face While Waiting At Omaha Red Light Saturday Night Identified

OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — Decabooter Maurice Flowers has been named as the Nebraska man shot in the face as he was operating a vehicle on an Omaha street.

AKA, “Booda” Flowers, 44, originally of North Carolina, was operating a vehicle near 2200 North 39th Street, Omaha, NE., when he was shot in the upper lip.

Police were called to the area on reports of “shots fired.” Upon arrival, Flowers was located suffering a gunshot wound to the facial area.

He was transported to an area hospital where he is expected to recover from the injury.

Flowers told officers he’d been shot while stopped at the light near 30th and Lake. Flowers was taken to the hospital for treatment. Continue reading

NBA Memphis Grizzlies Zach Randolph Brother Roger Shot Killed Outside Hop’s Blues Room Indiana

Marion PD say a shooting homicide outside Hop’s Blues Room in Indiana has taken the life of the brother of former Memphis Grizzlies star Zach Randolph.

Roger Randolph was shot and killed outside a bar in Indiana. Police have not said what led to the shooting, but investigators said it does not appear to be a random act.

The shooting occurred outside the neighborhood bar just before 5 a.m. outside located in Marion, Ind., according to authorities. Continue reading