Missing UT Woman Hilary Halliday ID’d As Body Found In Ogden Canal

OGDEN, UT. (THECOUNT) — Missing Ogden, Utah, woman, Hilary Halliday, has been identified as the body found in a canal near 1000 West & 600 North in Ogden.

Police said they located the body of a woman found in the Business Depot Ogden around 4:15 p.m. Sunday and later identified her as 41-year-old Halliday.

Halliday was reported as a missing person to the Ogden Police on June 26, according to a press release from the OPD. Continue reading

MI Pilot Killed In Crash After Landed On WI Barn Occupied By Dozens Of Animals Sparking Blaze Identified

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI. — Martin J. Tibbitts, of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, has been named as the pilot who crash landed on a farm near Sheboygan Falls Friday.

Authorities identified, Tibbitts, 50, as the victim killed after a small plane he was piloting crash landed and sparked a barn fire. Sadly, 40-50 animals occupied the barn at the time of the crash. An unknown number of animals were killed as a result of the crash. Two farmhand were also injured in the deadly incident.

Authorities said the plane crashed shortly after taking off from Sheboygan County Memorial Airport. It crashed into a barn and calving building, starting a fire and killing an unknown number of animals. There were 40 to 50 animals in the building at the time. Continue reading

“Millie’s DC” General Manager Christian Broder Shot Dead In ATL After Mistaking Robber For Uber

WASHINGTON, DC. (THECOUNT) — Christian Broder, the general manager of Millie’s Spring Valley, in D.C., has died in an Atlanta hospital after being identified as the man shot while waiting for an Uber with a group of friends.

Broder, who was in Atlanta attending a wedding, died after being shot while waiting for an Uber with three others on July 8.

The group said they were waiting for an Uber when they mistook a car that had pulled up at their location. Instead, the group was robbed by a 17-year-old and Broder was shot in the abdomen.

Jayden Myrick, 17, was arrested by the Atlanta Police Department and faces a slew of charges in connection with the crime. Continue reading

CA Woman Found Murdered In Richmond Home ID’d Worked At Social Security Administration

RICHMOND, CA. (THECOUNT) — Social Security Administration coworkers reportedly discovered the dead body of Kishana Harley, a mother of four who was brutally murdered in her Richmond apartment after failing to show-up to work.

Harley, whose age was not provided, had recently moved to the Bay Area from New York and didn’t have family in the area, according a Social Security Administration coworker.

Coworkers say Harley left for lunch with a man earlier this week then failed to return, she missed a couple days of work, which was out of character. Eventually they went to her apartment on Berk Avenue in Richmond. Continue reading

KY Man Raul Oliva ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Front Yard Of West Louisville Home Wednesday

LOUISVILLE, KY. (THECOUNT) — The coroner has identified, Raul Oliva, of West Louisville, as the body was found in a front yard in the 6000 block of Jeanine Drive.

Police were called to the residence at around 3 a.m. Wednesday on reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, Oliva, 43, was found outside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds.

When officers arrived, they found the man had been shot, according to LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley.

Oliva occupied the Jeanine Dr. home. Continue reading

OH Man Canaan Callentine Reported Missing July 2 ID’d As Body Found In Dover July 11

DOVER, OH. (THECOUNT) — Canaan Callentine, of Tuscarawas County, who was reported missing July 2, has been identified as the body found in a wooded area in Dover on July 11.

Callentine, 23, was reported missing to the Dover Police by family members who told authorities the last time they had contact with him was June 23.

An autopsy conducted on the remains by the Stark County Coroner’s Office stated they found no obvious trauma to the body. Medical examiners used dental records to identify the remains that were found in the woods off West 8th Street in Dover. Continue reading

GA Man John Carpenter ID’d As Teen Victim In Fatal Sandy Spring Friday Night Car Crash

SANDY SPRINGS, GA. (THECOUNT) — Marietta man, John Carpenter, has been named as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash along GA-400 in Fulton County late Friday night.

Carpenter, 19, was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by 19 year-old Seth Wheeler when the crash occurred.

Wheeler lost control and veered off the roadway near the intersection with I-285. Continue reading

Cleveland Fatal Saturday Morning Police Pursuit Crash Victims Identified

CLEVELAND, OH. (THECOUNT) — Antonio Whitley, of Cleveland, has been identified as the victim in a fatal police pursuit chase.

Whitley, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene following a resulting crash. The right front passenger, Ashley Martin, 25, also of Cleveland, was taken to the hospital with incapacitating injuries. Her condition has not been updated.

According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, it happened at 1:13 a.m. near the intersection of St. Clair Avenue and East 124th Street.

A sergeant with the state patrol tried to stop a blue 2004 Chrysler Pacifica east on St. Clair Avenue near East 93rd Street for a red light violation at 1:11 a.m. The car didn’t stop for the patrol car’s emergency lights and siren, and pursuit ensued. The car ran a red light at the intersection of St. Clair Avenue and East 110th Street at a high rate of speed, and the sergeant discontinued the pursuit due to the unsafe condition created by the driver. The sergeant shut off his emergency lights and siren after clearing the intersection and continued east on St. Clair Avenue. At 1:13 a.m., the sergeant saw a crowd at the Gas USA located at the northeast corner of St. Clair Avenue and East 123rd Street. The car that was involved in the pursuit had crashed against a utility pole. Continue reading

Branson Survivor: Unidentified “Ticket Taker” Pulled Family Members From Line Redirected To Doomed Duck Boat

BRANSON, MO. (THECOUNT) — Tracy Beck, a Kansas City survivor of the tragic Branson duck boat accident, is speaking out about the ordeal from her hospital bed.

Beck told reporters she recalled waiting in line to board a boat with a group of people, when an unidentified man she believed was a “ticket taker,” informed them there was a “ticket mix-up” and reassigned them to a “different location.” The reassignment placed the group on the ill-fated boat.

Tracy Beck, of Kansas City, Missouri, said she recalled the family members waiting in line. After they stopped for a picture, a ticket taker realized they should have boarded at a different location and reassigned them. Continue reading

Duck Boat Survivor Claims Capitan Said “Life Jackets Not Necessary”

BRANSON, MO. (THECOUNT) — Tia Coleman, a woman who is reportedly among the survivors of a duck boat that capsized in a Missouri lake on Thursday, claims that the watercraft’s captain told passengers that wearing life jackets wasn’t necessary.

Coleman told local reporters that nine of her family members died in the incident that officials have said killed a total of 17 people.

“My heart is very heavy. Out of 11 of us, only two of us surviving – that’s me and my nephew,” Coleman told the outlet. “I lost all my children, my brother-in-law.” Continue reading