Monday Mysteries series: Dispute over unpenned hogs leads to intense argument, murder | History

Norman Bliss was finishing chores at his farm near Shelton on March 22, 1903, when he noticed hogs eating corn in his field. They belonged to his neighbor, James Barnhart, and it was not the first time they had been on his property. On several occasions the hogs ventured onto his property while their indifferent owner did nothing to contain his animals.

Bliss and his son proceeded to drive the animals back off their property with pitchforks. In the process of driving the pigs west toward the Barnhart farm, two

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Hong Kong murder suspect plans to turn himself in to Taiwan

HONG KONG – A Hong Kong murder suspect, whose case led the government to attempt to pass an extradition bill last year that sparked massive protests, is expected to return to Taiwan this month to answer the charges of killing his girlfriend.

Chan Tong-kai, who is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend Poon Hiu-wing in Taiwan in February 2018 before fleeing back to Hong Kong, said Friday that his lawyer was arranging for his return to the self-ruled island.

In a voice recording released to media, Chan apologized to the Poon’s parents.

“My determination to go back to Taiwan and hand myself in has never changed, please do not worry,” Chan said in the recording.

When Chan returned to Hong Kong in 2018, he was charged with money laundering for taking Poon’s money and valuables, and served a prison sentence before being released in October last year.

However, he could

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Chris Watts Murder House and Netflix Film Update

The home in Frederick where Chris Watts killed his pregnant wife, Shanann, in August 2018 before taking the lives of Celeste and Bella, their two young daughters, is currently being viewed by more people than ever before. But although the property, located at 2825 Saratoga Trail, spent well over a year for sale, it’s now been taken off the market — and that’s just as well, since a disturbing new movie about the tragedy creates even more doubts that anyone would ever want to live within its walls again.

On September 30, Netflix launched American Murder: The Family Next Door, a documentary about the slayings that’s assembled almost entirely of video or images shared online by Shanann or footage from the investigation into her disappearance, including body-camera clips that seem to capture every inch of the living space. The house is practically another character in a film that chillingly

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‘Nobody Wants It’: Colorado Home at the Center of Netflix Murder Documentary Hangs in Limbo

Two years after Chris Watts murdered his pregnant wife and two daughters, the Colorado house at the center of the macabre tragedy remains in purgatory.


The nation was horrified and captivated in 2018 when Chris Watts murdered his picture-perfect family in Frederick, CO—then scrambled to cover his tracks. The case is about to achieve new notoriety thanks to a new Netflix documentary, “American Murder: The Family Next Door,” which will start streaming on Wednesday. But the home at the center of the macabre tragedy is languishing in its own kind of legal purgatory.

The documentary details how Watts strangled his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, in their five-bedroom home during a fight in the early hours of Aug. 13, 2018. Chris told her

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