Murder - EBONY

Murder

Nia Wilson, Oakland

News Station Apologizes After Using ‘Gun’ Photo of Nia Wilson During Report

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 25, 2018

Nia Wilson was murdered in cold blood while waiting for a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train Sunday night, with most news outlets remembering... Read More

Teenage Girl Killed In Front of Father During His Birthday Party

Teenage Girl Killed In Front of Father During His Birthday Party

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 20, 2018

A birthday party turned into a day of tragedy for one father, as both his 15-year-old daughter and good friend were killed in front... Read More

8-Year-Old Protects Younger Siblings After Witnessing Mother’s Shooting Death

8-Year-Old Protects Younger Siblings After Witnessing Mother’s Shooting Death

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 14, 2018

An 8-year-old Missouri boy is being praised for his quick thinking after the traumatizing experience of seeing his mother killed before his eyes. According... Read More

Elderly Lottery Winner Found Stabbed to Death in Apartment

Elderly Lottery Winner Found Stabbed to Death in Apartment

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 12, 2018

A 73-year-old Bronx, New York man was found stabbed to death in his apartment just days after winning $10,000 in the lottery. The NY... Read More

Granddaughter of Morgan Freeman’s Dying Words Revealed in Court Testimony

Granddaughter of Morgan Freeman’s Dying Words Revealed in Court Testimony

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 11, 2018

E’Dena Hines, granddaughter of Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, was tragically killed in 2015 after being stabbed by her boyfriend 25 times. Almost three years... Read More

Pennsylvania Woman Allegedly Killed Over Tax Return

Pennsylvania Woman Allegedly Killed Over Tax Return

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 26, 2018

Three people have reportedly been arrested after a woman was fatally shot during a theft involving her tax return money, CBS Local reports. According to... Read More

Cop Who Killed Mentally Ill Elderly Woman Begins Murder Trial

Cop Who Killed Mentally Ill Elderly Woman Begins Murder Trial

by Zahara Hill   Jan 30, 2018

A murder trial has begun for a Bronx police sergeant who fatally shot a 66-year-old woman. In Oct. 2016, the sister of the late Deborah Danner... Read More

Arrest Made in Tragic Killing of 4-Year-Old Assata, Slain While Getting Her Hair Done

Arrest Made in Tragic Killing of 4-Year-Old Assata, Slain While Getting Her Hair Done

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 19, 2018

Georgia officials say they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Assata Snipes... Read More

15-Year-Old Stabbed 80 Times by Man She Met on Facebook

15-Year-Old Stabbed 80 Times by Man She Met on Facebook

by Zahara Hill   Dec 01, 2017

Philadelphia teen Sabriya McLean turned 15 years old this October. Just two months later, she was brutally killed by a man she met online.... Read More

Jam Master Jay’s Murder Ruled A Cold Case

Jam Master Jay’s Murder Ruled A Cold Case

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 30, 2017

15 years ago today, Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay was shot to death in a Queens, New York, recording studio and NYC detectives have... Read More