Posts with tag "murder"

  • 'Ugly Betty' Actor Suspected of Murdering Mother With Samurai Sword

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010 at 01:59 PM by Zach Dionne

    Michael Brea, a 31-year-old actor seen in minor parts on 'Ugly Betty' and 'Step Up: 3D,' allegedly stabbed his mother to death with a samurai sword in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Prospect Heights on Tuesday morning, police tell local TV station NY1. Neighbors heard Brea yelling what they believed to be biblical passages and repeating the word "repent" during an argument in the night. Michael's...

  • Was Jay Reatard's Death a Homicide?

    Posted Jan 15th 2010 at 12:20 AM by Sam Brand

    The prolific 29-year-old rocker was found dead early Wednesday in his Memphis home. His former label, Goner Records, was the first to confirm the news. "It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our good friend Jay Reatard. Jay died in his sleep last night," Goner announced Wednesday afternoon. But Reatard had enemies. He feuded with New Jersey punk band Liquor Store just days befo...

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