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‘If I die, take care of my boys’: Chilling journal of missing mother Susan Powell shows deterioration of her marriage – and warns that her death ‘may not be an accident’

  • Journal entries shows Susan Powell’s growing distrust with her husband Josh, as well as her attempts to repair their marriage
  • Entries reveal that she lamented over the loss of the loving husband she used to know
  • The couple tried to have a third baby just months before she disappeared
  • Josh Powell killed himself and her two sons in a horrific murder-suicide last year
  • Susan Powell disappeared in 2009, and her body has never been found

A newly-revealed journal has shown the despair and turmoil of Susan Powell, who felt like a prisoner in her marriage and warned that she didn’t trust her husband in the months before she vanished.

She had been married about a year when she started writing a journal. She was a love-struck, 20-year-old newlywed, dreaming of the future she would build with her husband.

‘I just feel incredibly lucky to have Josh,’ she wrote in 2002. Before long, however, she found herself torn.

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Photo of Susan Powell, mother of two, who went missing on December 6, 2009 in West Valley City, Utah

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Powell Family; Susan Powell far right – Susan’s husband Josh Powell behind, and their two children Josh and Michael Powell

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Susan Powell’s handwritten journal showed various entries, including the snippits above and below, in which she feared the worst over tensions with her husband

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Mistrust: Susan wrote that her husband Josh could not be trusted in a last will and testament written about a year and a half before she disappeared

susanHopeful: Susan also says at the end that maybe there will be a happy ending for everyone after she hinted that there was difficulty in her marriage

Horrific: Josh Powell moved to a home in Puyallup, Washington, where he ultimately attacked his boys with a hatchet after saying he 'had a big surprise' for them. He then set his home on fire, causing an explosion that killed them allHorrific: Josh Powell moved to a home in Puyallup, Washington, where he ultimately attacked his boys with a hatchet after saying he ‘had a big surprise’ for them. He then set his home on fire, causing an explosion that killed them all

Click here for full article and home video of Susan Powell prior to her disappearance – MailOnline

Son, 27, desperately searches for his fugitive mother 17 years after she was charged with custodial kidnapping of him and his brother (DailyMail)

A man is desperately searching for his fugitive mother 17 years after she was accused of kidnapping him and his brother amid a custody dispute with her former husband.

Jonathan Wiegand, 27, still sleeps with a picture painted by his mother Linda under his pillow at his home in Fairfield, Connecticut, and said he does not know whether she is alive or dead.

But due to a lack of court resources, the charges against her have been dropped – so Jonathan hopes he will finally see her again.

‘I’m praying to God that she’ll come back now,’ Wiegand told the Hartford Courant. ‘It’s really affected my life. I’ve cried so many nights because of this.’

On the run: Linda Wiegand is pictured with her son Jonathan in 1993 - four years before she vanished after being accused of custodial kidnapping. The charges against her have now been droppedOn the run: Linda Wiegand is pictured with her son Jonathan in 1993 – four years before she vanished after being accused of custodial kidnapping. The charges against her have now been dropped

Linda Wiegand vanished after she was arrested in Las Vegas July 1996 with her two sons, whom she had allegedly kidnapped from their home in Connecticut.

At the time, her ex-husband, Thomas Wilkinson, had custody of Jonathan, who was 10, and his brother Benjamin Wilkinson.

She was charged with custodial interference and the boys were returned to their father. But when he caught day arrived, she never showed up.

Click here for full article published by MailOnline

Vermont firefighters charged with holding boy,12, as sex slave for years (DAILYMAIL)

  • Vermont State police have charged two men with Connecticut ties in an alleged child sexual assault case
  • The suspects are both middle-age men who were respected firemen for the West Haven Fire Department
  • The assaults occurred in The assaults allegedly occurred in Ludlow and Cavendish, Vermont
  • The victim, who is now a young man in his twenties, came forward with the allegations last month, saying the assaults began when he was 12 and the sexual relations continued to last year.
  • Meyer is alledged to have brought other underage victims from Connecticut to Vermont where he would sexual assault them and then ask the victim to perform sex acts on them

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Suspects: Frank Meyer, 39, of West Haven, Conn., and Brett Bartolotta, 42, of Cavendish, Vt., are charged with aggravated sexual assault and slave trafficking

Click here for the full article written and published by MailOnline

‘They stole my baby’: Brazilian woman accuses hospital of snatching child from womb after doctors tell her she had ‘phantom’ pregnancy – MailOnline

Feb 17, 2013, BRAZIL —

  • Layane Santos received pre-natal treatment during her entire pregnancy
  • Santos says she was in her 38th week of pregnancy when she was rushed to a maternity hospital in Sao Paulo, south east Brazil, with abdominal pain and blood loss.
  • After a C-section doctors told the 19-year-old her the baby never existed
  • Lawyers say they will now ask a judge to seize hospital records

Layane Santos says she had received pre-natal treatment during her entire pregnancy with nurses even recording the growing size of her baby

Layane Santos says she had received pre-natal treatment during her entire pregnancy with nurses even recording the growing size of her baby

Layane Santos recieved these ultra sound results a week before the delivery showing the size of the baby's head and weight

Layane Santos recieved these ultra sound results a week before the delivery showing the size of the baby’s head and weight

Devastating: Layane and her husband had already named their daughter Sofia and spent thousands of pounds buying furniture for their first child's new room

Devastating: Layane and her husband had already named their daughter Sofia and spent thousands of pounds buying furniture for their first child’s new room
Click here for full article  published by Dailymail (MailOnline)

ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION; Mystery hero teens save mother from crazed man as he tries to kidnap her children in Florida par

  • Sharaya Smith, 28, was playing with daughter Tatiana, 4, and newphew Dante, 3, when at Lisa Lake Park in New Port Richie, Florida, at dusk on Saturday
  • Bienvenido Cintron, 34, approached her wearing a dirty trench coat and uttering strange phrases and attempted to grab her daughter and nephew
  • Group of teens made a human barricade between her and the man after he tried to snatch the children

A group of teenagers helped a Florida mother fight off an alleged kidnapper as he tried to snatch her four-year-old daughter and three-year-old nephew from a park playground on Saturday.

‘I don’t think that they realize they saved two children’s lives,’ Sharaya Smith said of the strangers after the frightening incident at Lisa Lake Park in New Port Richie.

The 28-year-old was playing with her daughter, Tatiana, and nephew, Dante, on the equipment when Bienvenido Cintron, 34, approached her uttering strange phrases.

Bienvenido Cintron,

Sharaya Smith, 28, pictured below with her little girl, said the teens saved them from Bienvenido Cintron, above

Saviors: Sharaya Smith, 28, pictured with her little girl, said the teens saved her kids' lives

 

Click here for full article published on Feb 6, 2013 by MailOnline

 

DAILYMAIL UPDATE; Gunman dead and boy hostage ALIVE after FBI agents storm bunker after ‘fearing for imminent safety of Ethan’

02/04/13, ALABAMA –

  • Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, allegedly stormed a school bus when it stopped to let off students and said he had to take two children hostage
  • Dykes is reportedly dead, but it is not known whether he was killed by police or committed suicide
  • Dykes held the six-year-old, known only as Ethan, in his homemade bunker for almost one week

Link to full article below..

Mugshot: Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, the suspect in the standoff, is believed to be deadJimmy Lee Dykes, 65, the suspect in the standoff, is believed to be dead

Saved: The boy, known only as Ethan, is believed to be ok after he was rescued from the bunker by FBI agents

The boy, known only as Ethan, is believed to be ok after he was rescued from the bunker by FBI agents

Hero: Murdered bus driver Charles Poland Jr, 66, was hailed as a hero for trying to stop the abduction of the children from his school bus. His wife said he loved all of the students he drove

Murdered bus driver Charles Poland Jr, 66, was hailed as a hero for trying to stop the abduction of the children from his school bus. His wife said he loved all of the students he drove

Long wait: Police say Jimmy Lee Dykes likely had supplies in his shelter to last weeks or months. He had previously spent eight days in the bunkerPolice say Jimmy Lee Dykes likely had supplies in his shelter to last weeks or months. He had previously spent eight days in the bunker

Click here for full updated article published by Dailymail

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01/30/13, ALABAMA — SWAT team in 24-hour siege as crazed gunman holds boy, 6, hostage in bunker after abducting him from school bus and shooting dead driver

  • Alabama State Police along with the FBI and bomb squads are involved in the stand-off of a gunman who murdered an Alabama school bus driver before kidnapping a child
  • Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, allegedly stormed a school bus when it stopped to let off students and said he had to take two children hostage
  • When driver Charles Poland Jr, 66, tried to stop Dykes, the gunman allegedly opened fire and killed him
  • Dykes took a an autistic boy, 6, with him and retreated to a makeshift bunker he dug in the ground
  • Boy is watching TV and has received medications through a PVC pipe that sticks out of the ground and runs into the fortified hovel
  • The standoff is taking place outside Midland City, Alabama, which is a rural town in the deep southeast of the state, near the Florida border

Link to full article by MailOnline below

Out in force: Dozens of local police officers, Alabama State Police troopers and federal agents from the ATF and FBI swarmed the area where the boy was being held captiveOut in force: Dozens of local police officers, Alabama State Police troopers and federal agents from the ATF and FBI swarmed the area where the boy was being held captive
Gearing up: A bomb squad unit is also on hand to deal with any possible explosive devices in the roadGearing up: A bomb squad unit is also on hand to deal with any possible explosive devices in the bunker
Panic: A suspect, identified as Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, allegedly held up a school bus Tuesday in Midland City, Alabama, shooting dead the bus driver and taking a boy hostagePanic: A suspect, identified as Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, allegedly held up a school bus Tuesday in Midland City, Alabama, shooting dead the bus driver and taking a boy hostage
Witness: This student said the gunman ranted about needing a 'child' to 'get the law off his back' - likely a reference to his court appearance that was scheduled for todayWitness: This student said the gunman ranted about needing a ‘child’ to ‘get the law off his back’ – likely a reference to his court appearance that was scheduled for today
Safe: Parents hugged their children tightly after the ordeal on the bus. Witnesses say the gunman was looking for a hostage because of his legal troubleSafe: Parents hugged their children tightly after the ordeal on the bus. Witnesses say the gunman was looking for a hostage because of his legal troubleClick here for full article published by Dailymail

Bullied girl, 14, disappears the same day video of her being brutally attacked at school is posted online

A bullied teenager is missing after a video surfaced online of her being struck repeatedly by a classmate.

Baileigh Karam, 14, of Carlsbad, California, disappeared last Friday when the cell phone video was posted on Facebook.

In the video, a female student strikes her as a crowd of fellow students watch and cheer. Karam is heard begging her attacker to stop.

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Missing: Baileigh Karam, 14, of Carlsbad, California, disappeared last Friday after a video surfaced online of her being struck repeatedly by a classmateMissing: Baileigh Karam, 14, of Carlsbad, California, disappeared last Friday after a video surfaced online of her being struck repeatedly by a classmate

Video: Baileigh, left, is seen being hit repeatedly by a female classmate who has not been identified Video-Still: Baileigh, left, is seen being hit repeatedly by a female classmate who has not been identified

‘The other girl just punched her over and over and over, while my daughter was saying “stop, stop.” And the crowd was egging it on,’ Karam’s mother, Karen Karam, told CBS8.

The fight was over a boy, she said.

Click here for full article and video published by Dailymail.co.uk