People share their crimes on social media
August 12 , 2013
Although, heinous crimes such as murder and rape are unthinkable for most of us, there are those who confess their crimes with photos on social media sites such as Facebook.
A recent such incident happened when a man murdered his wife and posted pictures of the woman's body along with a confession on his page on Facebook. Derek Medina of South Miami wrote "Im going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife. (L)ove you guys miss you guys takecare Facebook people you will see me in the news." People's comments under the photo expressed shock and it was taken down by Facebook a few hours later.
These incidents are surprisingly common and a number of investigations start due to such confessions on social media. The good news is that it increases the probability of the criminals getting caught.