The 2011 Death of Justin Hepburn

Justin Hepburn
Credit: Southeast Missourian

In 2011, four-year-old, Justin Hepburn was found dead in his bedroom by his babysitter. His father’s girlfriend, Sacha Brown was charged with murder but acquitted in 2014, partially from a weak investigation into Justin’s death.

About the Case

Justin Hepburn resided with his father, Chris Hepburn and Hepburn’s girlfriend, Sacha Brown in Ware, Illinois, a tiny town located east of the Mississippi River. Hepburn and Brown had been together for about a year. Justin’s mother, Kandi Mullins had not seen her son in over a year. read more

Gail Miles: Who killed the 61-year-old retired police officer?

Gail Miles
Photo credit: WBUR

Gail Miles, 61, was a retired Watertown, Massachusetts police officer, having worked for the department from 1984 until her retirement in 2004. When she was hired, Gail was the first black police officer and only the second female officer at Watertown Police Department (WPD).

Throughout her 20 years of service, Gail endured severe sexual harassment and racism by male officers in the department. Gail documented all of it in personal journals, and even sued the police department in 2000. read more

Where is Indiana University Student Lauren Spierer?

Lauren Spierer
Lauren Spierer

On Thursday, June 2, 2011, Indiana University (IU) Bloomington student Lauren Spierer, 20, went out with some friends to Kilroy Sports Bar in Bloomington, Indiana. Lauren, who had just finished her sophomore year at IU Bloomington , was last seen by a male friend walking to her downtown Bloomington apartment at approximately 4:15 a.m on June 3rd.

She has not been seen since. read more