Mothers From Hell: Angelyc Seely charged with the murder of her infant son, who was stabbed to death possibly with a railroad spike

‘He’s got all of us now,’ Community mourns infant stabbed to death as mother’s mental health still a question
NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation
NOPD: Infant found stabbed to death in the 7th Ward
NOLA Police: Woman found with deceased baby told concerned passersby the child was ‘sleeping’
Mother with dead infant and bloody railroad spike arrested
NOPD: Mother arrested for murder of baby boy over the weekend
Woman accused of fatally stabbing infant son
Woman Charged with Murder After Infant Son Is Found Fatally Stabbed in Bicycle Trailer. Cops Say They Found a Bloody Railroad Spike.
Baby Boy Found Stabbed to Death; Woman With Him Had Blood-Covered Railroad Spike


Age 35
Gender Female
Race Black

Ethnicity Unknown
Date of Birth Jun 20, 1986
ID Number 011611707
Custody Status Date Jul 18, 2021 04:03 AM CDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Orleans Justice Center
Book Date Jul 18, 2021 02:48 AM CDT

Orleans Justice Center
2800 Peridodo St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 202-9339

Serial Killer: Joseph Brant – killed at least 4 women

unidentified woman “Jane Doe”, [10/17/2007 New Orleans, LA] (no picture)
Jody Johnson, 47 [1/11/2008 New Orleans, LA]
Jessica Lou Hawk, 32 [8/11/2008 Bywater, LA]
Kirsten Brydum, [9/27/2008 New Orleans, LA]

Find-A-Grave: Jessica Lou Hawk
Find-A-Grave: Kirsten Brydum
Accused serial killer back in court
Huntsville prisoner suspected to be serial killer linked to another death
New Orleans ‘serial killer’ admits to 3 more murders, DA says
Accused serial killer Joseph Brant pleads not guilty to three New Orleans murders
DA: Man confesses to serial killings of 4 women in New Orleans 10 years ago
Alleged post-Hurricane Katrina serial killer, Joseph Brant, cleared for April trial
‘Serial killer’ convicted of 2008 Bywater murder now accused of killing 3 more New Orleans women
New Orleans serial killer pleads guilty to murdering three women after Hurricane Katrina
Serial Killer Confesses To More Murders He Committed In Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina
Websleuths: LA – Joseph Brant, 48, New Orleans, 2007-08


Age 51
Gender Male
Race Black

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Jul 13, 1969
ID Number 00545933
Custody Status Date Oct 06, 2020 03:28 PM CDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Louisiana State Penitentiary

Louisiana State Penitentiary
17544 Tunica Trace
Angola, LA 70712
(225) 655-4411

Psycho For Love: Jimmy Hatfield killed Herbert Joseph Shiloh Jr. because he was dating Hatfield’s ex-girlfriend; Sentenced to life in prison


Herbert Shiloh

Herbert Joseph Shiloh Jr. obituary
Police announce arrest in killing Saturday night in eastern New Orleans
Love squabble cited before jury convicts man in 2010 murder in eastern New Orleans
Metairie man sentenced to life in prison for killing ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend
State of Louisiana v Jimmy Hatfield 2014

The Detectives Club: New Orleans: She Said He Said



Offender Name: HATFIELD, JIMMY
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 44
Location: Louisiana State Penitentiary
Race: African American
Contact Facility: Louisiana Department of Corrections

Alyssa Brooke Kovash murder 4/18/2005 New Orleans, LA *Darnell Gilmore and Marcus Pleasant convicted, sentenced to life in prison*

Alyssa Brooke Kovash

Find-A-Grave: Alyssa Brooke Kovash
Orleans judge acquits man in 2005 Uptown murder of 20-year-old waitress
New Orleans jury convicts man in connection with 2005 slaying of waitress
New Orleans man convicted of murder in killing of French Quarter waitress
State of Louisiana v Darnell Gilmore 2013 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

The Detectives Club: New Orleans: Out of the Darkness

Darnell Gilmore – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Marcus Pleasant – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Ahmad Hill – acquitted



Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 31
Location: Louisiana State Penitentiary
Race: African American



Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 30
Location: Louisiana State Penitentiary
Race: African American

Will Smith murder 4/9/2016 New Orleans, LA *Cardell Hayes convicted of manslaughter; Sentencing will be Feb. 17, 2017*


Will Smith, former Saints player, shot dead at scene of crash
Ex-NFLer Will Smith’s death: Suspect didn’t start fight, attorney says
Will Smith Death (several articles)
Cardell Hayes crashed his Hummer into Will Smith’s SUV on purpose, expert says
Will Smith standing upright when shot by Cardell Hayes, pathologist says
Will Smith’s Widow: ‘He Didn’t Have to Do That to My Baby’
Will Smith shooting trial Day 6: Closing arguments Sunday in Will Smith shooting
Cardell Hayes-Will Smith trial: 5 things learned Sunday
Will Smith death: Man who killed NFL star guilty of manslaughter
Ex-New Orleans Saints Star Will Smith’s Killer Guilty of Manslaughter
Racquel Smith releases statement after guilty verdict

Cordell Hayes

Deadly Wives: Emma Jean Raine killed her husband, Ernest Smith; She is a suspect in at least one of her other husband’s murder (she has had at least 3)

dv awareness

Ernest Smith, 38 [4/15/2006]
James Raine (suspect) [2011] (no picture)

Hit man convicted of killing first of three men who died linked to same woman
Police arrest woman in 2006 murder-for-hire plot in eastern New Orleans
Coast woman, accused of hiring hit man to kill third husband, faces fraud charges
Thrice-widowed Mississippi woman on trial in 2nd husband’s death
‘Greed…and infidelity’: Widow’s murder trial begins in New Orleans
3-time widow on trial in 2nd husband’s death
Thrice-widowed Mississippi woman convicted in 1 murder
Thrice-widowed woman found guilty of murdering 2nd husband in New Orleans
Thrice-widowed woman convicted of killing her second husband
Thrice-widowed Emma Raine gets life sentence for New Orleans murder of 2nd husband
4th husband of thrice-widowed woman convicted of murder says she’s innocent
State of Louisiana v Emma J. Raine 2017 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

Deadly Secrets: The Truth Hurts

Emma Jean Raine – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Alfred Everette – convicted, sentenced to LWOP



Offender Name: RAINE, EMMA
Age 55
Gender Female
Race Black

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth May 21, 1964
ID Number00716306
Custody Status Date Feb 24, 2017 07:32 AM CST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Louisiana Department of Corrections

Louisiana Department of Corrections
504 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(888) 342-6110



Age 34
Gender Male
Race Black
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic

ID Number 00633308

LA: Louisiana Department of Corrections
ID Number 00633308
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Louisiana State Penitentiary

Devin “Goddess” Diamond murder 6/5/2015 New Orleans, LA *”Goddess” Diamond was killed, then the car torched; No suspects yet*

Dating Violence

Goddess Diamond
Goddess Diamond

Devin Patrick Diamond obituary
NOFD: Body found inside burning vehicle in N.O. East
Trans Woman Killed in New Orleans, Police Considering Hate Crime
Man found in burnt-out car Sunday died of blunt force trauma: coroner
Latest: Victim found in burned car in New Orleans East dies from blunt force trauma
Mother looks for answers, son’s body found in burned car

Henry Ritayik murder 4/12/1979 New Orleans, LA *Millionaire found beaten to death in apartment*

remembering the victims

His address at his regular home:

Mr. Henry J. Ritayik
635 East Scenic Drive
Pass Christian, Mississippi 39571

Find-A-Grave: Henry J Ritayik
Police probe slaying
Millionaire Is Murder Victim
Millionaire, 92, Found Beaten To Death In Apartment (scroll down a bit)
Find-A-Grave: Henry J. Ritayik
Holy Family Parish (almost to the bottom)
Ancient Faces: Henry Ritayik (1886-1979)

Lionel Delpit III, Breon Stewart & their unborn son murders 12/16/2015 New Orleans, LA *No arrests thus far*

Lionel Delpit III and Breon Stewart
Lionel Delpit III and Breon Stewart

Facebook: Breon Miashey Stewart (Breezy)
Pregnant woman, boyfriend murdered in N.O. East
Pregnant mother, Mardi Gras big chief identified as NO East shooting victims
‘Cold-blooded’ shooting takes lives of pregnant woman and man
‘Hideous’ shooting leaves pregnant woman, Mardi Gras Indian big chief dead in New Orleans East
Female victim in couple’s killing in eastern New Orleans was pregnant, police say
Crimestoppers doubles reward in couple’s killing
Tips reward rises in east New Orleans double murder, Fox 8 says
New Orleans double murder: Pregnant victim and her boyfriend ‘were deliberately targeted by killers’

Killed in the Line of Duty: Officer Daryle Holloway was killed after Travis Boys allegedly took his gun and shot him in the head

Officer Daryle Holloway
Officer Daryle Holloway

Officer Down Memorial Page: Police Officer Daryle Holloway
Slain officer Daryle Holloway fought until his end, NOPD chief says
Manhunt for New Orleans Prisoner Who Killed Officer, Escaped: Police
Manhunt underway after veteran officer slain
Travis Boys Manhunt: New Orleans Police Officer Daryle Holloway Fatally Shot, Search For Suspect Continues
Manhunt after New Orleans cop fatally shot by suspect he was transporting, reports say
Travis Boys, suspect in NOPD officer’s slaying, has history of escape
New Orleans Police Officer shot, killed Saturday morning

Travis Boys
Travis Boys

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