Chris Harris


Chris Harris has been a senior true crime reporter for PEOPLE since late 2015. An award-winning journalist who has worked for Rolling Stone and MTV News, Chris enjoys prog rock, cycling, Marvel movies, IPAs, and roller coasters.


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Latest from Chris Harris
The Bizarre Real-Life Story of the Pizza Guy Who Robbed a Bank with a Bomb Around His Neck
Inside the Church Cult That Eventually Drove Parents to Join a 12-Hour Beating of Their Sons
Z'yon Person, 9-year-old boy killed in 2019 in North Carolina
Rapper, Other Man Convicted of Killing of 9-Year-Old N.C. Boy Who Was Riding in Car to Get a Snow Cone
Asia Jynaé Foster, tansgender woman murdered in Houston
'It's Absolutely an Epidemic': Texas Transgender Woman Was Killed in 2020, Suspect Just Arrested
Cheri Ann Singer
Texas Man Murdered Sister, Father, Before Killing Himself; Bodies Discovered After Home Caught Fire
Tiffany Strauss Gordon
Trainer Accused of Sexually Abusing High School Football Players, Targeting Low-Income Teens
Quinton Simons missing toddler
Ga. Toddler Last Seen Wearing Sesame Street Shirt Vanished without a Trace Wednesday Morning
Lyberdee Cisneros
Man Claimed Girlfriend Shot Herself. Then He Was Arrested and Allegedly Told Cop, 'I Will Shoot You Too'
Varun Manish Chheda
Roommate in Custody After Purdue University Student Killed in Dorm: Police
Camila Behrensen; PABLO GUZMÁN PALMA
Police Hope Amazon Alexa and Surveillance Videos Can Lead to an Arrest in the Killings of Medical Researchers
Letrell Duncan
16-Year-Old New Jersey Basketball Standout Is Shot and Killed, Killer Still at Large
Susan Howe and Adam Howe
Mass. Man Accused of Killing Mom and Setting Her on Fire Dies in Custody After Choking on Wet Toilet Paper
Camila Behrensen; PABLO GUZMÁN PALMA
2 Medical Researchers Were Found Dead of 'Trauma' Amid Kansas City House Fire — and Killer Remains at Large
D’Asia Johnson
Woman Was Found Slain and Dismembered, with Remains in Suitcases, as Police Question Ex-Boyfriend
Mateo Zastro
3-Year-Old Boy Is Killed in Front of Mom, 3 Siblings in Road Rage Shooting, Suspect at Large
Debbie Collier
911 Call About Ga. Mom Debbie Collier Mentioned Accident with Mystery Truck Driver Who Was 'Out on Parole'
Law enforcement officers from different agencies respond after a multiple people were shot in a complex of schools on Fontaine Street in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022.
Shooting Near Oakland School Campus Injures 6, Including 2 Critically: 'Shocks the Soul'
Crime Scene
12-Year-Old Texas Girl Who Shot Father, Herself in Murder Pact with Another Child Has Died: Police
Allison Maria Castro
Police Responded to Scene of Drug Overdose, Then Learned Victim Allegedly Killed His Ex
Debbie Collier
On Day Before She Was Found Burned, Debbie Collier Bought Items That Were Found Next to Her Body
Diego Ramon Calzada-Russette and Jamie Rae Wilson
Minn. Teens Face Child Abuse Charges After 2 Children Are Discovered with Cigarette Burns, Bruising
Alexis Sellin, Jami Crawford
After a Child Was Left in an Apartment for Days with Deceased Parents, a Suspect Is Arrested in N.Y.
Krystal Walton
Ind. Man Charged with Murder After Allegedly Shooting the Mother of His Child Outside of Son's Daycare 
Stoughton police chief Donna McNamara at a morning news conference. The chief spoke about an internal investigation that found three officers had an inappropriate relationship with a young woman who killed herself last year.
3 Mass. Police Officers Allegedly Had 'Inappropriate Relations' with Young Woman Who Died by Suicide