Crime Archive

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Insanity’s legal fall from grace

In the National Gallery of Art in Washington hangs a cherished Rembrandt titled Abraham’s Sacrifice. It is an etching of Abraham about to slay his son, Isaac, upon the orders of God, to show his faith. The scene from Genesis …

Detroit sex ring operated like cult

Prosecutor: Victims who didn’t follow orders were beaten The Detroit News, Jan. 17, 2003 http://www.detnews.com/2003/metro/0301/17/b01-62404.htm By Ronald J. Hansen / The Detroit News DETROIT — A multistate prostitution ring busted this week operated like a cult, enlisting some of its …

Violence runs counter to faiths

The Oregonian, Dec. 29, 2002 http://www.oregonlive.com/ SHELBY OPPEL After authorities charged Christian Longo with murdering his wife and three children, he told detectives that his faith taught him his family would have resurrected lives after death. Robert Bryant killed his …

Murder suspect faces US retrial

The Scotsman (Scotland), Aug. 17, 2002 http://www.thescotsman.co.uk/international.cfm?id=902392002 John Innes A man wanted in the United States for the murders of two Mormon missionaries 28 years ago should face extradition, a London court ruled yesterday. District Judge Timothy Workman, sitting at …