Denise Noe

Denise Noe has written on true crime for Gauntlet, Ménage, Comrades, Chrysalis Quarterly, Crime Library, and The Lizzie Borden Quarterly.

She is the community editor for The Caribbean Star, a monthly magazine. She has also published articles in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Humanist, Newcomer, The Brookhaven Buzz, Georgia Journal, Exquisite Corpse, The Gulf War Anthology, and Light.
Nov 7, 2011
Not since O.J. Simpson’s murder trial in 1995 has national media attention focused so intently on one case, and not since Simpson’s acquittal has the public been more shocked by the verdict that exonerated Casey Anthony of any responsibility in the death of her toddler...
Oct 28, 2010
In 2004, Denise Noe wrote "The Manson Myth" for Crime Magazine, an article debunking the charismatic image of Charles Manson propagated by Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi in the best-selling true crime book of all time, Helter Skelter.  Noe wrote that...
Oct 6, 2010
For murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, Scott Peterson became one of the most reviled husbands in the annals of crime. by Denise NoeLaci Peterson is missing!On Christmas Eve, 2002, Scott Peterson called police to report that his 27-year-old wife, Laci Peterson, was...
Sep 12, 2009
The case of the Scottsboro Boys often seemed like one of dueling prejudices. Entrenched racism against blacks, anti-Semitism, the Madonna/Whore dichotomy, and regional stereotypes would all be on full display as the Scottsboro Boys grabbed headlines for well over a decade...
May 26, 2015
Malaysian migrants’ mass graves testify to the tragedy of people who fled persecution only to find death… Authorities in Malaysia recently made the grisly discovery when they found over 139 graves in an area close to the Malaysia-Thailand border.The corpses, some of them...
May 21, 2015
Incredibly, Aaron Hernandez, the formerly promising NFL star recently convicted of murder, is once again in hot water, proving the pro athlete-turned-lifer just cannot seem to stay out of trouble. Officials at Lancaster, Massachusetts’ Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center...
May 12, 2015
A New York Times exposé about exploitation of manicurists in New York State, who are often undocumented workers, led governor Andrew Cuomo to put in place special emergency orders to ensure their fair treatment. The Governor ordered the creation of an Enforcement Task Force...
May 11, 2015
The case of 10-year-old Paraguayan rape victim who’s five months pregnant has sparked a fierce but rather futile debate on that country’s abortion laws -- the staunchly Roman Catholic nation outlaws abortion unless a pregnant female’s life is endangered by completing the...
Apr 29, 2015
Today, lawyers for murderers awaiting execution in Oklahoma argued in the United States Supreme Court that the use of the sedative midazolam in executions violates the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment, because the drug is ineffective in inducing the deep coma...
Apr 27, 2015
Famed Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud was gunned down last week while driving her mother and her driver in downtown Karachi.  Two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles repeatedly shot the 40-year-old woman and her elderly passenger at close range on Friday, April 24,...