Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

T. Cullen Davis, the Best Justice Money Can Buy

Andrea Wilborn died a violent death in the cellar of her family’s mansion; kneeling, she was shot in the back of the head. Within hours, police had a single suspect: T. Cullen Davis, one of the richest men in America and the model for the villainous J.R. Ewing on the nighttime soap opera "Dallas."

Mom Who Glued Daughter’s Hands to Wall Faces Life Sentence

On July 12, Elizabeth Escalona, 23, pleaded guilty to first-degree injury to a child after admitting to beating her 2-year-old daughter Jocelyn and gluing her hands to a wall in September of last year. The Dallas mom’s three other children witnessed the abuse, which resulted in bleeding of the brain, a fractured rib and severe bruising. In a sentencing hearing scheduled for today, she faces a possible life sentence.

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