Category: Murders

The Murder of Cynthia Davis

EARLY LIFE: Very little is publicly known about Cynthia Davis’ early life. According to her stepfather, Alan Merryman, she was the perfect sister to her siblings and would always protect them. He also describes her as having been a daddy’s girl growing up. During the 1990s, Cynthia’s family relocated from California to northern Alabama. It

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The Murder of Elijah Wood

EARLY LIFE: Elijah Wood was a 23-year-old living in Oconee County, Georgia. His family, including his father, Todd; his twin sister, Mary; and his two brothers, David and Steven, moved to the area seven years prior from Oglethorpe County, just outside of Winterville, Georgia. Despite being large in stature, Elijah was described as a teddy

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The Murder of Leah Anderson

EARLY LIFE: Leah Anderson, of the Cree community of Gods Lake Narrows in Northern Manitoba, was known as a vibrant 15 year old. Despite she and her sisters having a difficult start in life, she remained resilient and tried her best to have a positive outlook on life. The foster care system was a constant

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The Murder of Wilma June Nissen

*This article initially stated that Wilma’s former husband, Donald Wellington, was still alive. It has since been corrected, based on information from her daughter, Krissi.* EARLY LIFE: Wilma June Nissen was born on October 19, 1954 in San Francisco, California to her parents, Charles and June Nissen. Abandoned by her mother when she was just

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