04:49 PM EDT 03/23/2015

Add PEOPLE News

Untimely Deaths

Credit: Stephanie Keith/Reuters/Landov
7 Children Dead After Hot Plate Sparks Fire in Brooklyn

7 Children Dead After Hot Plate Sparks Fire in Brooklyn

Originally posted 03/21/2015 11:40AM

Seven children died on early Saturday morning after a malfunctioning hot plate sparked a house fire in Brooklyn.

Read More

Filed Under: Death, Untimely Deaths
Credit: Courtesy WABC-7
Eyewitness News Reporter Lisa Colagrossi Dies of Brain Aneurysm at 49

Eyewitness News Reporter Lisa Colagrossi Dies of Brain Aneurysm at 49

Originally posted 03/21/2015 10:00AM

Eyewitness News reporter Lisa Colagrossi has died at 49.

Read More

Missing Wall Street Journal Reporter's Body Found in New Jersey River

True Crime

Missing Wall Street Journal Reporter's Body Found in New Jersey River

Originally posted 03/20/2015 10:55AM

The search for a missing Wall Street Journal reporter ended in tragedy on Thursday after two men discovered his body in a river just a mile from his New Jersey home.

Read More

Credit: Courtesy Kierra'onna Rice Memorial/Facebook
14-Year-Old Girl Shot and Killed over Facebook Fight

True Crime

14-Year-Old Girl Shot and Killed over Facebook Fight

Originally posted 03/02/2015 01:00PM

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed in Birmingham, Alabama, on Friday night after a fight that started on Facebook turned deadly.

Read More

Credit: Margaret Norton/NBC/Getty
Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

Originally posted 03/02/2015 08:10AM

Charmayne Maxwell, a member of the '90s group Brownstone, died on Friday, PEOPLE confirms. She was 46.

Read More

Advertisement
Credit: Courtesy Michelle Carter/Facebook; Courtesy Conrad Roy/Facebook
Teen Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide, Police Say

True Crime

Teen Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide, Police Say

Originally posted 02/27/2015 03:50PM

An 18-year-old girl has been charged with manslaughter for urging her friend to commit suicide.

Read More

Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty
Your Daily Cry: Benedict Cumberbatch Writes Letter to Grieving Family of Sherlock Fan

Your Daily Cry: Benedict Cumberbatch Writes Letter to Grieving Family of Sherlock Fan

Originally posted 02/26/2015 12:20PM

After hearing about the death of a young Sherlock fan, Benedict Cumberbatch wrote a touching letter to the family of 14-year-old Eve Shepherd, apologizing for missing her funeral because he was "filming the show she loved."

Read More

Credit: Courtesy Close Family
Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

Originally posted 02/26/2015 07:25AM

Bettine Moore Close – mother of actress Glenn Close – died on Feb. 23, PEOPLE has learned. She was 90.

Read More

Credit: Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier/AP
Kayla Mueller's Family: Bowe Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chances for Freedom

Today

Kayla Mueller's Family: Bowe Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chances for Freedom

Originally posted 02/24/2015 01:10PM

The family of 26-year-old Kayla Mueller has spoken out in the wake of her death while in ISIS captivity.

Read More

Credit: John Paul Filo/CBS/Getty
Bob Simon Tributes Pour In from Colleagues, Friends – Even Rivals

Bob Simon Tributes Pour In from Colleagues, Friends – Even Rivals

Originally posted 02/12/2015 07:45AM

Twitter tributes poured in on Wednesday night into Thursday morning for veteran CBS News journalist Bob Simon, who was killed in a car crash in New York City.

The longtime 60 Minutes correspondent died in a collision early Wednesday evening when a town car in which he was riding hit a Mercedes-Benz stopped at a Manhattan traffic light, pushing the town car into metal barriers separating traffic lanes, police said.

Simon was pronounced dead at nearby St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. He was 73. No arrests were made in the accident, which is still under investigation.

Read More

From Our Partners