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25 Devastating Crime Stories That Shocked Us In 2015  was originally published on

1. Deiondre Porter

This U of Florida football player was arrested for shooting at his pregnant girlfriend after he accused her of being unfaithful.

2. DeAndre Johnson

Johnson, a college football star was caught punching a woman in the face after a brief dispute at a bar.

3. Brent Randall

Randall, a freshman at Texas Southern University, died in a shooting on campus that stemmed from an argument during a basketball game.

4. Kendrick Johnson

In August, brothers Branden and Brian Bell denied any involvement in Johnson’s mysterious 2013 death. Johnson was found in rolled up in a gym mat with “unexplained, apparent non-accidental blunt force trauma” to his body.

5. Antquonette Hale and Tahnaizja Smith

Sisters Hale (left) and Smith (right) were shot and killed in north St. Louis the night of the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match. There are few details on their deaths but it is suspected that there was a motive.

6. Tony Robinson, Jr.

In March, an unarmed Robinson was gunned down by Madison Police Department Officer Matt Kenny during a confrontation.

7. Latandra Ellington

Relatives spoke out to NPR News saying that they suspected Ellington was murdered by guards at Florida’s Lowell Correctional Institution, as she had revealed that she was being threatened while in custody.

8. Keisha Jenkins

Jenkins, a transgender woman, was brutally beaten and shot twice in the back by a group of men in Philadelphia. One man was arrested while there is a $20,000 reward that has been posted for anyone who finds the other three suspects.