Man Charged with Two Murders, Including Body in Barrel, Faces Arraignment

LOS ANGELES, California — A man previously charged with the murder of a man found in a 55-gallon drum on a Malibu beach is facing an additional murder count for a separate killing in Inglewood nearly a year ago. Joshua Lee Simmons, 37, is scheduled to appear in court next week on the new charge involving the shooting death of Anthony Soloc, 50, on January 20, 2023. The amended criminal complaint also includes special-circumstance allegations …

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Man Arrested in North Texas After Teenager Dies from Barrel Fire Explosion

JACKSBORO, Texas – A tragic incident at a burn barrel party in North Texas has resulted in the death of a 17-year-old girl, Madison Lewis. Allegedly, a man at the party threw gasoline on the fire in the barrel, causing an explosion and leading to the teenager’s fatal injuries. The man has been charged with manslaughter by the Jacksboro Police Department. Lewis, a senior at Jacksboro High School, suffered burns covering 90 percent of her …

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