Crime Alert 06.13.24

Crime Alert 06.13.24

Update: 2024-06-13
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This episode of Crime Alert begins with the tragic shooting of Expedito De Leon, a UPS driver in Orange County, California, by his coworker and childhood friend, Rian Fontanosa. The motive for the shooting remains unclear, but Fontanosa was on disability leave at the time and was set to return to work the following month. Fontanosa fled the scene but was apprehended later that afternoon. He is now facing murder charges. The episode then shifts to Iowa, where a man is accused of killing three people and seriously injuring a fourth with a metal pipe. Authorities are investigating the motive for the attack, but one possibility is that the perpetrator hoped the crime would be made into a film. Luke Truesdale, a 34-year-old Iowa resident, has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. The victims were identified as Ramanda Slamar Cooper, Kihanna Victoria Ryan, and Amanda Sue Parker. The fourth victim, Brent Anthony Brown, remains in critical condition. The episode concludes with the disappearance of Harley Morris, a 27-year-old chef in Tyler, Texas. Morris was last seen leaving a club around 3:00 AM and has not been seen since. Police are asking for the public's help in locating him.

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UPS Shooting in California

This Chapter covers the shooting of Expedito De Leon, a UPS driver in Orange County, California, by his coworker and childhood friend, Rian Fontanosa. The motive for the shooting remains unclear, but Fontanosa was on disability leave at the time and was set to return to work the following month. Fontanosa fled the scene but was apprehended later that afternoon. He is now facing murder charges.

00:01:47
Murder Investigation in Iowa

This Chapter covers the murder investigation in Iowa, where a man is accused of killing three people and seriously injuring a fourth with a metal pipe. Authorities are investigating the motive for the attack, but one possibility is that the perpetrator hoped the crime would be made into a film. Luke Truesdale, a 34-year-old Iowa resident, has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. The victims were identified as Ramanda Slamar Cooper, Kihanna Victoria Ryan, and Amanda Sue Parker. The fourth victim, Brent Anthony Brown, remains in critical condition.

00:02:51
Murder Trial in Mississippi

This Chapter covers the murder trial of Sheldon Timothy Harrington Jr. in Mississippi. Harrington is accused of killing Jimmy J. Lee, a University of Mississippi student. Harrington's attorney is requesting that the trial be moved to a different location due to widespread media coverage in the area. The attorney argues that the media coverage could make it difficult to assemble an impartial jury.

00:04:31
Missing Chef in Texas

This Chapter covers the disappearance of Harley Morris, a 27-year-old chef in Tyler, Texas. Morris was last seen leaving a club around 3:00 AM and has not been seen since. Police are asking for the public's help in locating him.

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Expedito De Leon
Expedito De Leon was a UPS driver in Orange County, California, who was fatally shot by his coworker and childhood friend, Rian Fontanosa. The shooting occurred while De Leon was buckling up after a drop-off in his truck. Fontanosa fired at De Leon 14 times, killing him. The motive for the shooting remains unclear.

Rian Fontanosa
Rian Fontanosa was a UPS driver in Orange County, California, who shot and killed his coworker and childhood friend, Expedito De Leon. Fontanosa was on disability leave at the time of the shooting and was set to return to work the following month. He fled the scene but was apprehended later that afternoon. He is now facing murder charges.

Luke Truesdale
Luke Truesdale is a 34-year-old Iowa resident who has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Truesdale is accused of killing three people and seriously injuring a fourth with a metal pipe. The attack occurred in a rural Iowa home. Authorities are investigating the motive for the attack, but one possibility is that Truesdale hoped the crime would be made into a film.

Jimmy J. Lee
Jimmy J. Lee was a 20-year-old University of Mississippi student who vanished on July 8, 2022. His body has not yet been located. His disappearance was a source of anxiety for the area's LGBT community, where he was well known. Investigators say that cell phone records reveal calls between Sheldon Timothy Harrington Jr. and Lee on the morning of Lee's disappearance. Police allege that Harrington also researched international flights and "how long it takes to tringle someone" shortly after Lee stated he was on his way to the apartment where Harrington lived. Harrington is now facing a capital murder trial for Lee's death.

Sheldon Timothy Harrington Jr.
Sheldon Timothy Harrington Jr. is accused of killing Jimmy J. Lee, a University of Mississippi student. Harrington's attorney is requesting that the trial be moved to a different location due to widespread media coverage in the area. The attorney argues that the media coverage could make it difficult to assemble an impartial jury. Investigators say that cell phone records reveal calls between Harrington and Lee on the morning of Lee's disappearance. Police allege that Harrington also researched international flights and "how long it takes to tringle someone" shortly after Lee stated he was on his way to the apartment where Harrington lived. Harrington is now facing a capital murder trial for Lee's death.

Harley Morris
Harley Morris is a 27-year-old chef in Tyler, Texas, who has been missing for four months. Morris was last seen leaving a club around 3:00 AM and has not been seen since. Police are asking for the public's help in locating him. Morris is described as being 6'2" tall, 162 pounds, with shoulder-length, dark blonde hair, brown eyes, and a lightning bolt-shaped scar on one of his wrists.

Q&A

  • What was the motive for the shooting of Expedito De Leon?

    The motive for the shooting remains unclear. Fontanosa was on disability leave at the time of the shooting and was set to return to work the following month.

  • What is the potential motive for the attack in Iowa?

    Authorities are investigating the motive for the attack, but one possibility is that the perpetrator hoped the crime would be made into a film.

  • Why is Sheldon Timothy Harrington Jr.'s attorney requesting that the trial be moved to a different location?

    Harrington's attorney is requesting that the trial be moved to a different location due to widespread media coverage in the area. The attorney argues that the media coverage could make it difficult to assemble an impartial jury.

  • What is the latest information on the disappearance of Harley Morris?

    Harley Morris, a 27-year-old chef in Tyler, Texas, has been missing for four months. Morris was last seen leaving a club around 3:00 AM and has not been seen since. Police are asking for the public's help in locating him.

Show Notes

UPS Driver shoots co-worker and childhood friend dead. Woman lives in grocery store sign for a year!


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Crime Alert 06.13.24

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