Man kills girlfriend and her two young children

February 9, 1989Yuma, ArizonaAlvie Copeland Kiles (27) kills his girlfriend Valerie Lorraine Gunnell (26) and her two daughters Kiles had moved in with Valerie and her daughters — 9-month-old LeCresha Kirklin and 5-year-old Shemaeah Gunnell — in January of 1989. Weeks later on February 9, Kiles stole Valerie’s purse and sold her food stamps. He…

Man executed for the murders of his step-daughters

February 7, 2007Huntsville, TexasJames Lewis Jackson is executed for the murders of his step-daughters On April 9, 1997, a co-worker of Sharon Jackson (39) became concerned when Sharon failed to give her a ride to work as planned. The co-worker called Sharon’s sister who, accompanied by her mother, went to Sharon’s home. Inside were the…