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“Utilizing GPS data obtained from Cantrell’s ex-boyfriend’s truck, this morning our detectives conducted a detailed ground search of the areas along Chambers Creek Road W. in University Place. At approximately 2:00 p.m. our detectives found a set of human remains that were wrapped and disposed of over a steep hillside along Chambers Creek. Search & Rescue Team members from our department and the Tacoma Police Department performed a high-angle ropes operation to recover the remains, which are believed to be Kassanndra Cantrell (pending official confirmation from the Medical Examiner’s Office).Following today’s discovery, members of our SWAT Team arrested Cantrell’s 37 year old ex-boyfriend at his residence in the City of Tacoma. He will be booked into the Pierce County Jail on murder charges.”
The friends and family of Lesly Palacio held a march in Las Vegas, near the Longhorn Casino, on Friday to honor Lesly and remind police and Nevada residents that the men they believe killed her are still at large.We will continue to update the case as we get new information.
We’ve been following a story over the last couple of days as it has developed. And it’s part of a disturbing trend I’ve seen in the last two months that we’ve been sharing these cases with you all. Let’s talk about the gruesome and horrific murder of Ladawndra Ellington and all of that is coming up nextHey everyone, this is Joe, your archivist from Popular Crime. Today’s case is one that may be a bit much for some viewers, so please exercise discretion in watching. We’re going to talk about our third prominent case where a victim was dismembered after being killed. And in Ladawndra’s case, her killer knew her all too well, and in his own words, did not want to part from her.
Priscilla Castro, a 32-year-old mom from Vallejo, was reported as missing on August 18th. Unfortunately, this case took a dark turn. Her remains were found near Lake Berryessa last week.This case begins on August 16th when 32-year-old Priscilla Castro tells friends that she is heading out from Vallejo and going to Oakland. On August 18th, a missing persons case is filed when her family hasn’t seen or heard from her. They are very concerned, because as I mentioned, Priscilla is a mom – she has a daughter and she wouldn’t just go missing.The same day, over in Vacaville, which is about an hour away from Oakland, her abandoned 2007 Mercedes is found by police on the 100 block of Bush Street. Her family says that they are unsure about why she would be over in Vacaville.
The family of Lesly Palacio held a press conference to call on Las Vegas Metro Police to continue their investigation into her death. The family and their attorney thanked the police for their efforts to date, but insisted that Lesly’s killers were still at large and posed a grave threat to the people of Las Vegas.While not specifically naming Jose Rangel or Erick Rangel-Ibarra, the family held up the wanted poster of the two men, suspected of committing the murder.
The trial of Yaser Abdel Said is a ways off, but the legal wrangling has already started in Dallas County. A few of our viewers have asked for updates on the case of Texas versus Yaser Abdel Said. It’s been a few weeks since Said was captured and brought into custody for the 2008 murder of both of his daughters in a so-called Honor Killing.

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“Utilizing GPS data obtained from Cantrell’s ex-boyfriend’s truck, this morning our detectives conducted a detailed ground search of the areas along Chambers Creek Road W. in University Place. At approximately 2:00 p.m. our detectives found a set of human remains that were wrapped and disposed of over a steep hillside along Chambers Creek. Search & Rescue Team members from our department and the Tacoma Police Department performed a high-angle ropes operation to recover the remains, which are believed to be Kassanndra Cantrell (pending official confirmation from the Medical Examiner’s Office).

Following today’s discovery, members of our SWAT Team arrested Cantrell’s 37 year old ex-boyfriend at his residence in the City of Tacoma. He will be booked into the Pierce County Jail on murder charges.”