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Somebody confessed to a murder online and indicated a location of the body

Developing: A message indicating the exact location of where a missing girl’s body would be found was posted on the internet this morning.

Video: The Kinky Colonel’s confession

On February 7, 2010, Russell Williams, a high-ranking and medal studded member of the Canadian Forces, was ushered into a police interrogation room. Chiseled and confident, Williams was at first jovial, making small talk with the Detective Sargeant Jim Smyth. But it quickly becomes clear that Williams isn’t there to pal around with fellow men of service.

Slideshow: Shocking murder confessions

Killers who would have gotten away with it, but felt compelled to tell.

What happens if you change your mind after going to the cop shop to turn yourself in? This man just found out.

This man found out that if you go to the local detention center with the good intention to turn yourself in, you might as well carry it out because if you change your mind they will hunt you down.

Accused Craigslist killer Miranda Barbour claims to be serial killer

In jail house interview on February 14, accused murderer Miranda Barbour, 19, confessed to killing a man she met on Craigslist in her car, but she also confessed to more than 22 other murders, a confession that police are taking very seriously.

Two decades after his false murder confession at age 16, Daniel Villegas might go free

Daniel Villegas was just 16 when he admitted killing two men in a drive-by shooting in El Paso 20 years ago, but problems with his police confession mean he’ll get a shot at freedom.

Wayne Adam Ford: Remorseful serial killer

On November 3, 1998, Wayne Adam Ford walked into the Sheriff’s Department in Eureka, California, with his brother. Ford tearfully broke down and confessed to murdering four women. Deputies might not have known what to believe if it weren’t for the severed human breast he had brought with him in a baggie that had belonged to one of the victims.

Update: Video confession guy sentenced

Matthew Cordle the guy who confessed on Youtube in early September 2013 to having committing a fatal DUI hit and run was sentenced this week. In the video Cordle promised to confess and plead guilty to the crime. Despite some Internet drama when he initially pleaded not guilty, Cordle did ultimately keep his word.

Video Confession Guy Pleads Guilty

Matthew Cordle, the man who promised on Youtube to take responsibility for killing a man while driving drunk, entered a guilty plea in an Ohio court today.

Video Confession Guy Goes Against his Word, Pleads NOT GUILTY

Matthew Cordle, the man who promised on Youtube to take responsibility for his drunk driving crash that killed a man, surprised a court today when he plead not guilty. He says he’ll make good and enter a guilty at his next appearance on Sept 18th.

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