What’s happening around the world today
Paris Hilton may have escaped serial killer
Socialite and heiress Paris Hilton attended a school where a number of boys disappeared. It’s now feared they may have fallen prey to a serial killer, Crime Online reports.
Family accused of 126 crimes went through hell before the case was dropped
A family which operated a circus school in the NSW Blue Mountains was falsely accused of sickening crimes against young boys. The allegations included disturbing acts of sexual assault and abuse involving blood rituals, needles, knives and bitten tongues, Mamamia reports.
Art-dealing paedophile released from jail
A notorious paedophile, whose offending included depraved acts on boys as young as eight, has been released from jail, Stuff reports.
Police searching for suspect in serial knife attacks
Birmingham police are searching for a man wanted over a series of stabbings, which left one man dead and seven people injured, The Guardian reports.
The Power of Truth by Tristin Engels, the life and legacy of Louis R. Vitullo, co-inventor of the rape kit--which can bring justice for millions of victims of sexual abuse and exonerate the falsely accused--is available to buy.
Upcoming book releases
Tears for Tyler by Monique Patterson - The story of the tragic hit and run death of Australian Tyler Dean and car crime injustices in general - Release date September 18
Unprosecuted by Eric Garrett - A mother was murdered in front of her four-year-old son in a small community where “everybody knows who did it”. Release date September 25
Recommended true crime podcast for the day
True Crime Bullshit - Something a bit different. First season focuses on Israel Keyes.