Men Arrested in Fatal Shooting Linked to Facebook Marketplace Robbery Attempt

PEORIA, Illinois – Two men have been taken into custody in connection with the death of an 18-year-old in a failed robbery linked to a Facebook Marketplace transaction. Sontarrius D. Williams, 27, was apprehended after being questioned at the Peoria Police Department on Wednesday. Jaylyn J. Branscumb, 18, was arrested Thursday in the 2800 block of West Humboldt Avenue. According to the authorities, Williams and Branscumb were involved in a failed robbery attempt that resulted …

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San Rafael Woman Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Mother, Live-Streaming Incident on Facebook

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – A woman from San Rafael, California, was taken into custody as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of her mother at an apartment complex. The incident was reportedly streamed live on Facebook, according to a statement by the San Rafael Police. The police responded to a report of a fight and possible stabbing in progress at Cresta Way in the Terra Linda district just before 5 p.m. Initial calls about the …

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Former Police Officer Engages in Fatal Confrontation with Facebook Marketplace Robbers

Pretoria, South Africa – In a disturbing turn of events, a former police officer and his stepson found themselves in a dangerous situation as they fell victim to a violent crime related to Facebook Marketplace scams. The incident escalated to the point where one of the attackers was fatally injured. The former police officer, who chose to remain anonymous, recounted the harrowing experience to News24. It all began when they responded to a request to …

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