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Heartbroken mum tells how she handed her baby girl to a ‘kind’ stranger at bus-stop – and hasn’t seen either for 35 …

IT’S a child snatch horror story that will send chills through every parent.

A heartbroken mum gave her tiny girl to a strange woman begged to hold her at a bus-stop – then vanished with her infant daughter 35 years ago.

 April Williams was only three-months-old when a strange woman stole her from her mum after offering to change her in the bathroom
April Williams was only three-months-old when a strange woman stole her from her mum after offering to change her in the bathroom

Eleanor Williams, 52, said the woman approached her at a bus station in 1983, asking to hug the tot.

The young mum, then just 18, naively let her take three-month-old April Williams in her arms after she pleaded: ‘please, just for a minute?’ in a “sweet voice”.

Shortly after the stranger, who called herself Latoya, insisted she take baby

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/5332449/heartbroken-mum-baby-snatch-april-eleanor-williams-missing/

‘Making a Murderer:’ Steven Avery Tells Conflicting Stories About Bobby Dassey, Fire

As convicted murderer Steven Avery’s post-conviction lawyer continues her push to win him a new trial in the killing of Teresa Halbach, his early statements to police may reveal that he could not keep his story straight about what happened on his property on Halloween 2005.

Avery is one of two main subjects of the Netflix series Making a Murderer, the documentary that has spawned millions of armchair detectives and just a many on-the-fly legal experts. He claims he and nephew Brendan Dassey were convicted of first-degree murder as part of a setup by sheriff’s deputies, prosecutors, Wisconsin Crime Lab investigators, and a host of others he says planted and manufactured evidence.

Avery still maintains he was framed, and that he could not have killed the 25-year-old photographer as the state claims because she left his property after spending only a few minutes taking pictures.

But according to documents, Avery may have

Read more at: https://www.inquisitr.com/4613030/making-a-murderer-steven-avery-tells-conflicting-stories-about-bobby-dassey-fire/

JPD: Missing man tells family he is safe

UPDATE: JPD said Timothy Lewis is no longer listed as missing. 

Authorities said he made contact with his mother and is safe. Lewis is not believed to be in any apparent danger.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 41-year-old man.

MBI said they are looking for Timothy Lewis. He was last seen October 18 around 6 p.m. walking in the 900 block of Lakeland Drive.

Lewis is 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He is about six feet tall.

Family members say he suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of  Lewis contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234.

After Whisper arrest, sheriff tells parents to lock down kid’s phones

August 25, 2017 06:40 PM

Livingston County Sheriff Tom Dougherty wants parents to lock down your kids’ phones.

The sheriff arrested a Webster man Thursday for allegedly using an app to lure a minor. But is locking down your teen’s phone really practical?

Livingston County Sheriff Tom Dougherty: “It’s just a different world that we live in now. Years ago communication was person-to-person and it was dangerous enough. They’re (kids) not at a mature level to even know sometimes what they’re doing. And it’s very important that parents be parents and monitors them very closely.”

Working at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Pam Weaver knows all about the dangers of online predators.

Pam Weaver, NCMEC: “They need to decide at what age is my child ready for a mobile device. And they should really check every app that their child is downloading before they download it to see, are there safety

Read more at: http://www.whec.com/news/whisper-arrest-sheriff-lockdown-phones-children/4587170/

Missing Girl ‘Tells’ Her Story on Sheriff’s Twitter Feed 33 Years Later

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida sheriff’s office says it’s getting some promising leads after having devoted its Twitter feed to a true crime story written as if it were narrated by an 8-year-old girl who disappeared 33 years ago.

Palm Beach County sheriff’s spokeswoman Therese Barbera said Tuesday that the Memorial Day weekend, campaign centering on the May 27, 1984, disappearance of Christy Luna, produced numerous leads that detectives are reviewing.

Image: Christy Luna missing-persons poster

Read more at: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/missing-girl-tells-her-story-sheriff-s-twitter-feed-33-n766461

Avery prosecutor set to release book that tells the story “Making a Murderer” missed

FOX VALLEY, Wis. (WBAY) – The man who successfully prosecuted both Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey has penned a book to include what he says “Making a Murderer” left out.

In 2007, Avery and Dassey were both convicted for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County. The cases gained international attention when Netflix released the series “Making a Murderer” in December of 2015.

In “AVERY The Case Against Steven Avery and What ‘Making a Murderer’ Gets Wrong” former Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz is setting the record straight. Kratz says writing the book, nearly ten years after securing the guilty verdicts against Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, was emotionally exhausting, but needed to be done.

According to Kratz, “Nobody else was standing up for the verdict. Nobody else was standing up for Teresa, for the victim in the case. And I felt a responsibility to not only support Teresa, but

Read more at: http://wbay.com/2017/02/20/avery-prosecutor-set-to-release-book-that-tells-the-story-making-a-murderer-missed/