All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘death’

12-year-old Lelia Fowler Stabbing Suspect Denies Murder Charge

Earlier this month, 8-year-old Lelia Fowler of Valley Springs, California was found stabbed to death in her home. She was left in the care of her 12-year-old brother while her parents were at a little league game. The brother told police that he found Lelia stabbed, and saw an intruder fleeing from the house. The boy’s story kicked off a …

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Woman Killed by Police at Virginia Costco

A Virginia woman was shot and killed this week after threatening police with a knife at a Costco in a Washington D.C.-area suburb. According to a statement from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to a report of a disorderly woman at a Costco in Sterling, Virginia. The woman, later identified as 38-year-old Mhai Scott, was reportedly threatening store …

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Teen Misses Trip That Killed Five Friends in Fiery Car Crash

A California teen who missed a Memorial Day trip with his friends is now coming to grips with how close his life came to ending. According to an Associated Press report, 17-year-old Tamer Mosallam’s friends were the teens that died in a fiery Memorial Day car crash in Los Angeles. The teens, who have now been identified, were all students …

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Lewis Yocum Dies; MLB Orthopedist Was 65

Sports surgeon Dr. Lewis Yocum has died at the age of 65. According to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Yocum died in hospice care Saturday after a battle with liver cancer. “The Angels family and Major League Baseball have lost one of baseball’s finest gentlemen and truly outstanding professionals with the passing of Dr. Lewis Yocum earlier this weekend,” …

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College QB Cullen Finnerty Found Dead in Michigan Woods

Former Grand Valley State University quarterback Cullen Finnerty went missing this weekend while fishing at his family’s cabin on the Baldwin River in Michigan. Now, the former quarterback’s body has been found. According to an Associated Press report, on Tuesday Finnerty was found dead in the woods over one mile from his fishing boat. The cause of his death has …

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Family Of 4 Killed In Car Crash Over The Weekend

It’s always sad to see a family of 4 killed, but that’s unfortunately what happened over the weekend in Washington state. The AP reports that a family of 4 was killed when their SUV crashed into an irrigation canal near George, Washington. The coroner reports that those killed were 33-year-old Dioselina Buenrostro, 35-year-old Gabriel Ochoa, 4-year-old Yesenia “Jessie” Ochoa, and …

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Hal McClure Dies; Journalist Was 92

Journalist Hal McClure has died at the age of 92. According to an Associated Press report, McClure died at a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday following surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain that was caused by a fall. McClure reported for the Associated Press for decades, with much of that time spent as an overseas correspondent. He …

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Japanese Motorcycle Rider Killed During Qualifier

A Japanese motorcycle racer was killed this week during a qualifying race in the U.K. According to a statement from Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) organizers, 43-year-old Yoshinari Matsushita died Monday during a qualifying race for this year’s Isle of Man TT Races. The accident occurred at the Ballacrye section of the TT Circuit in the northern part of …

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Violent O.C. Crash Kills 5 Teens on Memorial Day

Five Irvine, California teens were killed Monday evening after a violent crash that left a car in pieces. According to a Los Angeles Times report, three girls and two boys – apparently high school-aged teens – were killed in the crash, which took place in Newport Beach. The car the teens were riding in ran into the center divider of …

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John Hammons Dies; Hotel Developer Was 94

Hotel developer and philanthropist John. Q. Hammons has died at the age of 94. According to a statement released by Hammons’ company, he died “peacefully” at his home in Springfield, Missouri on Sunday. Hammons grew up in Fairview, Missouri and attended Missouri State University before becoming a middle school teacher in 1939. During World War II, Hammons served in the …

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Skydiver Falls to Death, Parachute Gets Entangled During Dive

Ken Oka was a well renowned formation skydiver; the 62 year old veteran had taken part in formation skydiving for years. However, a complication during a dive lead Ken Oka to getting his chute wrapped around himself, and he wasn’t able to get untangled before plummeting to his death. The maneuver involved multiple divers, two of which landed safely in …

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Ed Shaughnessy Dies; Tonight Show Drummer Was 84

Tonight Show drummer Ed Shaughnessy has died at the age of 84. According to a Los Angeles Times obituary, Shaughnessy suffered a heart attack on May 24 at his home in Calabasas, California. Shaughnessy grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey in the 1930s and began playing drums while in his teens. He soon began playing jazz drums in New …

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