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
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Human Remains Found in Suitcases New Zealand Family Bought at Auction
Dr. Ricardo Cruciani walks from the center for criminal justice, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Philadelphia, after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a clinic. The once-prominent neurologist has been found guilty Friday, July 29, 2022, in New York, on charges of sexually abusing patients while treating them with pain medications.
Pain Doctor Convicted of Sexually Abusing Patients Dies by Suicide in Jail
Rowdy Lane Mays
'Compassionate' Texas Man Is Stabbed to Death by Hitchhiker Who Then Fled in His Truck, Police Allege
Kineh N'Gaojia; Yolanda N'Gaojia
Months After a Grieving Mom Was Fatally Shot While Visiting Son's Grave on His Birthday, a Suspect Is Arrested
Shanan Lynn Read
3 Men Charged 16 Years After Woman's Body Was Found in Washington
Serenity Stephens
6-Year-Old Girl in Critical Condition After Atlanta Park Shooting, Suspect Still at Large
OnlyFans Courtney Clenney attacking her boyfriend in an elevator
Video Footage Shows OnlyFans Model Courtney Clenney Hitting Boyfriend a Month Before His Murder
Larry Rhodes, Bianca Blaise
Parents Arrested After 6-Year-Old, Who Was Found Unconscious With Head in Toilet, Dies
Kaylee Birdzell
Missing Oregon Woman's Body Found in Landfill, Then Her Boyfriend Was Charged
Ian Lee Greenfield and Erica Yvonne Hoffman
Man Motivated by 'Jealousy' Storms Narcotics Anonymous Meeting, Murders Ex, Other Man Before Killing Himself
Justice for Sarah and Amina Facebook
Dad Who Was 'Obsessed with Possession and Control' Convicted of Luring, then Murdering Teen Daughters
Inside the 'Son of Sam' Case: The Deadly Crime Spree that Gripped New York City 45 Years After Arrest
Gabby Petito
Family of Gabby Petito Will File $50M Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Moab Police After Recorded Encounter
Kiely Rodni
16-Year-Old Calif. Girl Vanished After Attending Party at Campground, Police Treating It as Abduction
Accident or crime scene cordon tape, police line do not cross. It is nighttime, emergency lights of police cars flashing blue, red and white in the background
9-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shoots 15-Year-Old Girl by Accident While Playing with Loaded Gun
Isaiah Hernandez
High School Football Player Dies in Dad's Arms After NFL Star's Brother Allegedly Shoots Him
Kassandra Sweeney and her kids Benjamin and Mason killed in New Hampshire
N.H. Mom and 2 Children, 4 and 1, Are Found Fatally Shot, Police Say There's 'No Threat to the General Public'
Marka Lee Bodine
Texas Teacher Who Sexually Abused Middle School Boy Has Prison Sentence Delayed After Giving Birth
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N.J. Police Searching for Semi Truck After Woman Bleeding from Face Is Spotted Yelling for Help
Springville Fire Utah
Utah Man Allegedly Started Wildfire by Trying to Kill Spider with a Lighter
Justice for Sarah and Amina Facebook
Texas Dad Allegedly Lured Teen Daughters with Promise to Take Them to Restaurant Before Murdering Them
Highland Park Shooting Survivor Cooper Roberts
Cooper Roberts, 8-Year-Old Paralyzed in Highland Park Shooting, Is Discharged From Intensive Care Unit
Heather Reynolds and her son, Axel
N.J. Mom Convicted of Murdering Toddler Because He Was 'Obstacle' to Her Extramarital Affair
Noah Shahnavaz, Indiana cop shot during a traffic stop
Rookie Indiana Police Officer Who'd Served in the Army Is Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop