Tag: hate crime

eudy simelane
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

The Murder of Eudy Simelane

Trigger Warning: This story includes references to sexual assault and violent crime. Eudy Simelane was born on 11th March 1977, in Kwa-Thema, a township in

Upstairs Lounge newspaper
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

The 1973 Upstairs Lounge Fire

Like most of us, Francis Dufrene lived for Saturday and Sunday nights. He was tall and lean with a pile of blond hair; the 21-year-old

Jesse Dirkhising
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

The Murder of Jesse Dirkhising

Jesse Dirkhising, also known as Jesse Yates, was the son of Tina and Miles Yates Jr. from the small town of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, USA

andrew cunanan
True Crime
Shannon Ward

Versace Murderer: Andrew Cunanan

Andrew Cunanan was born in 1969 in National City, California, USA. In 1981, he was enrolled in The Bishop’s School, which was an independent day

matthew shepard
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

Matthew Shepard Murder

What happened to Matthew Shepard at the hands of a group of homophobes has become one of the most well-known murders in American history.  This