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My Daughter Has Felony Drug Convictions Now What?

Angela Marinucci Convicted of Torture Murder in Pennsylvania

In 2010, when Angela Marinucci was 17 years old, she and a group of roommates tortured mentally disabled Jennifer Lee Daugherty for two days before killing her.  She was tied up, forced to consume feces, urine and detergent; beat with a towel rack, a vacuum cleaner hose, and a crutch, had her head shaved, face painted with nail polish, forced to write a fake suicide note, and then stabbed her to death.

Marinucci was only 17 at the time of the crime and unable to receive the death penalty but it does indeed, from her own confessions, seem that she was the ringleader in the gruesome death that ended with Jennifer wrapped in Christmas wrapping paper and dumped in a garbage can.

Angela Marinucci lived in the home with Jennifer, her boyfriend Ricky Smyrnes, 23, and friends Robert Loren Masters, Jr., age 36, Melvin Knight, 20, Peggy Darlene Miller, 27 and Amber Meidinger, 20. Angela felt that Jennifer and Ricky were spending too much time together and rallied her roommates to commit the ho…

Shirley Turner Cross Country Killer

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On November 6, 2001, Dr. Andrew Bagby was found dead in a parking lot for day use at Keystone State Park in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. He had been shot to death. There were five gunshot wounds as well as blunt force trauma to the back of the head. He had been shot in both the face and chest as well as the back of the head, back and buttocks. He was left face down in the parking lot in his scrubs, next to his Toyota Corolla. He died there. 

The bizarre murder case of Andrew Bagby entails far more than death, although it has that threefold. It also brought to light a woefully inept Canadian legal system and the frighteningly dark mental descent of a woman scorned. While evidence was steadily mounting against her, Dr. Shirley Turner dropped everything, left her car, apartment and every worldly possession, and went back to Canada. 

By the time Pennsylvania h…