Head of Amnesty International says migrant children detained ‘much longer’ than 20 days; head of ORR tells her it’s OK

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Terry Speaks pleads guilty for failing to register as a sex offender in North Carolina

According to the federal courthouse in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Terry Speaks, 39, has pled guilty to failing to register as a sex offender in that state. Speaks faces up to 10 years in prison for the charge. He is scheduled to be sentenced on December 13, 2012. Speaks, along with his 28-year-old girlfriend Margaret Sanchez,  […]

Couple seen in strip club surveillance video arrested in Tangipahoa Parish

June 13, 2012 12:55 PM UPDATE: The man’s name has been confirmed as 39-year-old Terry Speaks of Kenner. June 13, 2012 11:30 AM UPDATE: The two people in the surveillance video are in custody in Tangiphoa Parish, according to Hancock County officials. The woman is identified as Margaret Sanchez and they are working to identify […]

Persons of interest in dancer murder no strangers to Bourbon Street

“She was a party girl,” said Louis Goins as he worked the door of a French Quarter club Wednesday evening. Goins was talking about Margaret Sanchez, one of two persons of interest in the death of a Bourbon Street dancer whose dismembered body was found along the beach in Mississippi. According to several people who […]

Friends remember slain Bourbon Street dancer Jaren Lockhart

They want justice for Jaren Lockhart. People from across the Gulf Coast expressed that feeling Thursday by the Bay St. Louis Mississippi beach where the body parts of the murdered mother and Bourbon Street dancer washed up last week. People of all ages wrote notes, lit candles and said prayers. Meanwhile, police and federal agents […]

Suspect in Lockhart dismemberment case sent to North Carolina

A suspect in the killing and dismemberment of Jaren Lockhart will be sent to Surry County, North Carolina to face unrelated charges. Terry Speaks is facing federal charges for failing to register as a sex offender since moving to Kenner. The Surry County Sheriff’s Department says this isn’t the first time Speaks has skipped town. […]

Suspect In FQ dancer murder faces new charge

A spokesperson for the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms Margaret Sanchez faces a new charge of harboring a sex offender. Sanchez is one of two suspects in the death and dismemberment of a French Quarter dancer. The other suspect is Terry Speaks. He is a convicted sex offender who now faces a federal charge for […]

Margaret Sanchez talks about a murdered, dismembered woman on ABC

When you’re making your Fourth of July plans, be sure to include the new ABC program Final Witness on your schedule. The program looks at real crimes but tells their story from the victims’ perspectives. The show also interviews people close to the cases. This week’s episode focuses on the death and dismemberment of Addie […]

WGNO Exclusive: Dismemberment suspect Margaret Sanchez interviewed about connection to case strikingly similar to Jaren Lockhart murder

Wednesday on ABC the show “Final Witness” features Margaret Sanchez, a suspect in the death and dismemberment of French Quarter dancer Jaren Lockhart, whose body parts washed ashore on Mississippi beaches last month.  However, the interview is about an entirely different victim, Addie Hall, who was murdered in a French Quarter apartment owned by Leo […]

Jaren Lockhart murder suspects stayed, dyed hair at Metairie home hours before arrest

A Metairie husband and wife say they feel used, abused and unsafe after having an on-the-run couple suspected of Jaren Lockhart’s murder in their house. In an exclusive interview with WGNO News Wednesday, the anonymous Metairie couple said they housed Margaret Sanchez and her boyfriend, Terry Speaks the night before their June 12 arrest. The […]

Detectives: Lockhart murder suspects had fake Bourbon Street wedding

Hancock County investigators say while Terry Speaks and Margaret Sanchez aren’t saying much during questioning, Sanchez did vent over a Bourbon Street wedding she said she had with Speaks, a marriage that turned out not to be legit. Detectives tell us Sanchez said she and Speaks were married earlier this year by a minister who […]