Deadly Brothers: Rony and Josue Castaneda beat to death Joe Melgoza at his wedding reception, which they crashed; Facing LWOP at sentencing

Joe and Esther Melgoza

Joe Steven Melgoza obituary
Find-A-Grave: Joe Steven Melgoza
Two Brothers Convicted of Murdering Groom on Wedding Day
2 brothers found guilty of second-degree murder in 2019 beating death of groom in Chino
Brothers convicted of murdering groom hours after crashing wedding reception in Chino
Brothers convicted of murdering groom hours after crashing wedding reception in Chino
Two brothers who killed a California groom on his wedding day are convicted of murder
2 Brothers Beat California Groom to Death at His Wedding Reception After Crashing the Celebration
Two Brothers Convicted Of Murdering Groom After Crashing His Wedding In California
Brothers convicted of beating a groom to death after crashing his wedding reception

Rony Castaneda – convicted,
Josue Castaneda – convicted,




Deadly Husbands: Andre McDonald convicted of manslaughter in the death of his wife Andreen; Sentenced to 20 years in prison

Andreen Nicole McDonald

Andreen McDonald obituary
Find-A-Grave: Andreen Nicole Anderson McDonald
Andreen McDonald finally laid to rest months after remains found
Air Force Major Andre McDonald admitted to killing his wife, victim’s family testifies
Andre McDonald arrested in murder of wife Andreen McDonald in San Antonio
The most shocking things Andre McDonald said during his trial confession about killing wife, disposing of her body
Former Air Force Major Accused Of Wife’s Murder Gives Shocking Details During Testimony
‘The Claw Got Stuck in Her Neck’: Air Force Major Andre McDonald Describes How He Mutilated His Wife with a Can of Gas and Hammer
Missing Texas mom feared Air Force major husband would kill her, affidavit says
Andre McDonald convicted of manslaughter in 2019 death of his wife, Andreen
Sheriff gifts handcuffs to father of Andreen McDonald
Andre McDonald to serve maximum time in prison of 20 years
Judge hands down maximum sentence to Air Force Major who admitted to killing wife, beating remains with claw hammer
Judge sentences Andre McDonald to max of 20 years in prison after manslaughter conviction
Air Force major gets even more prison time for burning wife’s body and beating remains with claw hammer
Andre McDonald accepts plea deal for tampering with evidence charge following death of Andreen McDonald

“It’s Andre.” – The Murder of Andreen McDonald


Age 43
Gender Male
Race Black

Ethnicity Unknown
Date of Birth Feb 19, 1979
ID Number 0424792
Custody Status Date Feb 03, 2023 08:13 PM CST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Bexar County Jail
Book Date Feb 03, 2023 07:36 PM CST

Bexar County Jail
100 Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335-2011

Psycho For Love: Mark Anderson shot and killed his wife, Tiereney Nicole, but tried to make it look like she did it herself – it did not work; Sentenced to 38 years in prison

Tiereney Nicole Anderson

Tiereney Nicole Anderson obituary
Suspect Arrested, Charged In 2019 Fatal Shooting At 10122 Wild Hollow Lane
Houston man convicted for killing his wife in 2019 and shooting himself to fake crime scene, DA says
DA: Houston man gets 38 years in prison for staging crime scene after killing wife
Man sentenced to 38 years in prison for fatally shooting his wife inside NW Houston home in 2019, DA says
Texas husband sentenced to prison for murdering his wife after ‘obvious’ attempt to blame the victim blows up in his face


Parents From Hell: David and Mary Black beat her 11-year-old son, Joseph Carsello, to death over a 2 day period; Both sentenced to prison

Joseph Carsello

Find-A-Grave: Joseph Carsello
Star City Couple Charged With Capital Murder In Death Of 11-Year-Old Joseph Carsello
Grandmother mourns death of 11-year-old grandson in Star City
Arkansas man pleads guilty, gets life term for stepson death
Arkansas man pleads guilty, gets life term for stepson death
Proceedings halt for mom facing murder charge
Texas woman sentenced after pleading guilty to beating 11-year-old son to death on Father’s Day

David Black – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP
Mary Black – pled guilty, sentenced to 40 years in prison



Mothers From Hell: Nakira M. Griner beat her 23-month-old son, Daniel Jr, then dismembered and burned his body; Sentenced to LWOP

Daniel “DJ” Joshua Griner, Jr. obituary
Find-A-Grave: Daniel Joshua “DJ” Griner Jr.
Nakira Griner arraigned in son’s death, pleads not guilty
Mother Charged With Killing New Jersey Toddler Doesn’t Show for Court, Attorney Claims Postpartum Depression
Woman rejects plea deal, will face trial in toddler’s death
N.J. mom charged with killing her child, burning remains rejects plea offer and will face trial
Trial starts for N.J. mom accused of killing, burning and dismembering her toddler
NJ Woman Found Guilty of Murdering Son Then Claiming He Was Abducted
Woman convicted of murder 4 years after toddler son found buried in New Jersey yard
South Jersey mother found guilty of killing 23-month-old son
N.J. mom found guilty of killing, burning, dismembering her 23-month-old son
South Jersey mother found guilty of killing 23-month-old son
N.J. Mom Found Guilty of Killing Toddler Son, Burning Body and Burying Him in Yard
Judge sentences Bridgeton woman for 2019 murder of young son
New Jersey Mother Convicted of Murdering Her 23-Month-Old Son, Dismembering Him and Burning the Remains
New Jersey mother sentenced to life without parole for murdering 23-month-old son and staging disappearance

Deadly Duo: Adam Williams and Amanda Noverr killed James and Michelle Butler and buried them near Bob Hall Pier by the beach; Both sentenced to prison

James and Michelle Butler

Find-A-Grave: James Lawrence Butler III
Find-A-Grave: Michelle Elaine Butler
Case timeline: Rumney couple killed in Texas; man, woman charged with capital murder
Man wanted on theft charges in connection with deaths of Rumney couple
Utah man wanted in connection with Texas killings arrested
Life without parole for man who pleaded to killing Rumney couple in Texas
Williams pleads guilty to murdering a New Hampshire couple on a local beach in 2019; will serve life in prison
Woman pleads guilty in killing of New Hampshire couple buried on Texas beach
Amanda Noverr pleads guilty, sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in New Hampshire couple’s murder
Utah woman pleads guilty to killing New Hampshire couple and burying them on the beach

In The Vault #73: James and Michelle Butler – Padre Island, Texas

Adam Curtis Williams – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP
Amanda Noverr – pled guilty, sentenced to 20 years in prison



Thanksgiving Murders: Torry Andre Upchurch charged with killing Earle Key Jr. and Shantae Hill-Cook on Thanksgiving Day; He actually turned himself in covered in blood

Earle Antwon Key Jr., 17
Shantae Hill-Cook, 33

Earle Antwon Key obituary
Find-A-Grave: Earle Antwon “Boogie” Key
Shantae Nicole Hill-Cook obituary
Find-A-Grave: Shantae Nicole Hill-Cook
Shootings suspect walks into police station covered in blood
‘I Know I Just Committed Two Murders,’ Man Allegedly Tells Cops After Walking Into Police Station Wearing Bloody Clothes
Double homicide suspect charged, victims identified
Jefferson City man charged in Thanksgiving night killings
Update: Suspect charged, victims identified in Jefferson City double murder
Missouri man walks into police station covered in blood and confesses to murdering girlfriend and teenager on Thanksgiving
Jefferson City accused of Thanksgiving murders heads to trial in January


Custody Status:In Custody
Location:Cole County Jail
Race:African American
Contact Facility:
Offender ID:I000022894
Date of Birth:06/06/1992
Additional Information:

Thanksgiving Murder: Elvira Elizabeth Alexander shot and killed her daughter, Chante Lavarche Alexander; Sentenced to 6-9 years in prison

Chante Lavarche Alexander

Find-A-Grave: Chante Lavarche Alexander
N.C. Mom Accused of Killing Adult Daughter on Thanksgiving
North Carolina mother accused of killing her daughter on Thanksgiving
Charlotte woman charged with murder for shooting, killing daughter on Thanksgiving
Mother accused of shooting, killing daughter on Thanksgiving in east Charlotte
Police: Mother shoots adult daughter on Thanksgiving
Mother charged with killing daughter in domestic incident on Thanksgiving in NC
North Carolina woman accused of shooting, killing daughter on Thanksgiving, police say


Deadly Husband: Victor Baxter beat and strangled his wife, Mary, because she did not complete her “wifely duties”; Sentenced to life in prison

Mary Baxter

Facebook: Mary Baxter
North Richland Hills Man Arrested in Wife’s Slaying
Man Arrested In Wife’s Death In North Richland Hills
Man arrested in death of 40-year-old woman in North Richland Hills
Repeat abuser sentenced for killing wife, complained she shirked her ‘wifely duties’
‘Keep your wedding band off,’ Texas man told wife before strangling her. Jury finds him guiltyV
Repeat Texas Abuser Sentenced for Strangling Wife to Death After Complaining She Didn’t Complete Her ‘Wifely Duties’


News Archive: Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney murder

Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney

Deadly Duo: Patrick Devone Stallworth and Derick Irisha Brown are charged with the capital murder of 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney, after her body is found in a dumpster, like she was trash; Both have also been charged with federal kidnapping charges

Update: Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney murder *Federal jury has convicted Patrick Devone Stallworth of kidnapping; Derick Irisha Brown goes on trial 11/14/2022; Both still face state capital murder charges also*

Patrick Devone Stallworth – convicted on federal kidnapping charges, faces life in prison
Derick Irisha Brown – awaiting trial,



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