Tag: child abuse
Jan Broberg, the subject of a high-profile, captivating story about her abduction and rape when she was a child in the 1970s, spoke with us about her 'amazing' parents, how her abductor—a close family friend—so successfully groomed her family before the first kidnapping (there were two) and whether he might have other victims.
Aiyana Gauvin, Adrian Jones and Roman Barreras are some of the high-profile cases from the past few years of children who were abused and ultimately killed by their parents. We speak with experts about why some parents unleash such extreme violence on their children.
On November 15, 1990, a 2-year-old boy, Billy Blankenship, was reported to have fallen down the stairs in his babysitter's care in Concordia, Missouri. The sitter, Tawny Sue Gunter, claimed she had put the boy in her basement as she prepared lunch upstairs. The boy suffered a skull fracture and later died. But that wasn't the end of the story.
Dr. Ashley Hampton, a licensed psychologist who works in the prison system with both victims and perpetrators of violent crime, tells us about how the traumatic childhoods of Charles Manson, Aileen Wuornos and Richard Ramirez may have shaped their adult behavior.
People are trading bitcoin for goods and services on the illegal marketplaces of the dark web, where the easy, instant flow of the cyptocurrency allows users to tap into their darkest natures--all from the anonymous comfort of their home computers.