Tag Archives: Oregon

Jacob Davidoff

clmccracken   October 19, 2015   Comments Off on Jacob Davidoff

Jacob Davidoff, age 17, was shot to death by his mother, Dianne Michelle Davidoff. Jacob had health problems which prevented him from attending school, so he was homeschooled. Davidoff had a history of mental illness and serious financial problems; she and Jacob were in the process of moving out of their foreclosed home when she shot him. Davidoff was charged… Read more »

Dayna Broussard, and 53 children by Eldridge Broussard

clmccracken   January 8, 2015   Comments Off on Dayna Broussard, and 53 children by Eldridge Broussard

Dayna Lorrae Broussard, age 8, was beaten to death by four adults—Willie K. Chambers, Brian J. Brinson, Constance Zipporah Jackson and Frederick Paul Doolittle—in the Ecclesia Athletic Association, a new religious movement run by Dayna’s father, Eldridge Broussard Jr. After her death, 53 other children were removed from the compound, showing signs of systematic beating and food deprivation. The children… Read more »

3 children of Kate Parker

clmccracken   September 6, 2014   Comments Off on 3 children of Kate Parker

Katherine G. “Kate” Parker had 7 biological children (Megan, 21; Adam, 20; Emily, 14; Sarah and David, 11; Isaac, 9; and Joshua, 7) and 2 adopted children (Bethany, 5; and Hannah, 4; adopted from the Ukraine in 2010). Parker is accused of medically abusing Joshua, Bethany, and Hannah by lying to doctors and inventing or causing illness or injury. The… Read more »

Emily Fritts

clmccracken   February 16, 2014   Comments Off on Emily Fritts

Mary Fritts kidnapped her 7-year-old daughter, Emily Fritts, from Staunton, Virginia, in August 1994 to avoid allowing her ex-husband visitation rights. The mother and daughter assumed new identities and moved frequently, living in Tennessee, Oregon, Kansas, Alaska, and Montana. Mary also homeschooled Emily. Emily’s father, Rodney Fritts, hired a private investigator and spent nearly half a million dollars searching for… Read more »

Neil Beagley

rachel   February 15, 2014   Comments Off on Neil Beagley

Neil Beagley died of an undiagnosed and untreated urinary tract blockage. His parents, Jeffrey and Marci Beagley, attended Oregon City’s Followers of Christ church and practiced faith healing. Neil was homeschooled after the third grade, associated mainly with family and church friends, and was described as an independent, active child who enjoyed being homeschooled. Jeffrey and Marci Beagley were sentenced to 16 months… Read more »

Bryant and Alexis Morris

clmccracken   January 11, 2014   Comments Off on Bryant and Alexis Morris

Bryant (age 10), Alexis (age 8), and Johnathan (age 4) Morris were murdered by their father, Edward Morris, who also killed their pregnant mother Renee Lynn Morris. The murders were premeditated—Morris arranged a family trip to the Tillamook State Forest, where he shot Bryant and Johnathan, shot and stabbed Renee, then drove to a more secluded area and stabbed Alexis… Read more »

Miranda Crockett

rachel   December 4, 2013   Comments Off on Miranda Crockett

10-year-old Miranda Crocket was tied up when she drowned in an ice cold bathtub, the culmination of months of abuse at the hands of her father’s girlfriend. Miranda lived alone with her father, Dan Crockett, until her father’s girlfriend, Chandra Rose, moved in with them with her three children, aged 4, 6, and 11, in the summer of 2012. Miranda… Read more »

9 Children of Robyn and Graydon Drown

rachel   September 9, 2013   Comments Off on 9 Children of Robyn and Graydon Drown

Graydon Drown beat his children with fiberglass rods tipped with a knotted cords while his wife, Robyn Drown, stood by and watched. Both parents beat their children with two by fours and neither did much in the way of actual parenting. When an anonymous tip regarding a bruise brought the abuse to light, the couple’s nine minor biological children, ages… Read more »

Jeanette Marie Maples

rachel   May 11, 2013   Comments Off on Jeanette Marie Maples

Jeannette Marie Maples was 16 when paramedics arrived at her home to find her dead. A Department of Human Services worker described the girl’s death as “horrific” and her mother, Angela Darlene McAnulty, and stepfather, Richard Anthony, were both subsequently charged with aggravated murder. Jeannette had attended school until she graduated from 8th grade in June 2008. Her teachers had been concerned by… Read more »