Discussion in 'Crimes In The News- Time Line - Media-Reference Fo' started by Salem, Jan 4, 2014.
Timeline and media resource thread for Shahan murder.
Here is the latest statement from the Church: http://fbcbirmingham.org/
As we know, on November 29 Richard announced his plans to pursue this mission ministry. His resignation from First Baptist Church of Birmingham was effective December 31, 2013.
More at link.
Some of the early links that still work:
Memorial service: http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/07/memorial_service_for_slain_wif.html
Church's first press release: http://www.myfoxal.com/story/22933635/fbc-birmingham-issues-statement-on-pastors-wifes-death
Interim pastor: http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2013/07/interim_pastor_consoles_congre.html
Pastor's wife killed in Homewood
Posted: Jul 25, 2013 2:56 AM - Updated: Aug 01, 2013 3:04 AM
The Rev. Richard Shahan jailed in Homewood in connection with wife's July 23 slaying; not charged
August 08, 2013
Read more: http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/08/the_rev_richard_shahan_jailed.html
Thanks for this helpful thread! :seeya:
Homewood police investigating homicide of pastor's wife
Jul 25, 2013
"The Homewood Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after the wife of a local pastor was found dead inside the couple's home Tuesday.
Shortly after 11 a.m., officers responded to a report of a deceased body inside a home located at 103 Hugh Circle off of Lakeshore Drive. Upon arriving, police found the house in disarray and 52-year-old Karen Shahan dead on a couch."
Read more: http://www.abc3340.com/story/229200...ng-homicide?clienttype=generic&mobilecgbypass
FBC Birmingham issues statement on pastor's wife's death
Posted: Jul 26, 2013 - Updated: Aug 02, 2013
Minister questioned in wife's death plans move to Germany
Dec 14, 2013
"ABC 33/40 has obtained newsletters and prayer cards for Richard Shahan, the Homewood minister who was questioned in connection in the death of his wife, Karen. In the letter, Shahan says he is preparing to move to Germany for three years to do mission work. He's also asking for missions support and believes his wife would have wanted him to continue his ministry."
Former Homewood pastor charged with wife's murder
Jan 03, 2014
"BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A former Homewood pastor whose wife was found dead inside their home in July has been charged with her murder, police confirm.
Rev. Richard Shahan was arrested late Wednesday in Tennessee for the murder of his wife Karen Shahan. A murder warrant for Shahan's arrest was issued on Dec. 31, according to Homewood police.
Homeland Security ICE agents took Shahan into custody at the Nashville International Airport around 10:55 p.m. Jan. 1."
Slain wife of Homewood pastor remembered as devoted Christian, loving mother
July 27, 2013 - updated July 28, 2013
"HOMEWOOD, Alabama - More than 200 people gathered Saturday at a Homewood church to honor Karen Louise Shahan, who a pastor described as a devoted Christian, a supportive wife and a loving mother and grandmother."
Read more: http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/07/slain_wife_of_homewood_pastor.html
'I tend to believe that he's innocent' - First Baptist pastor defends ex-associate pastor charged with murder
January 03, 2014
"BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - First Baptist Church of Birmingham Interim Pastor Charles T. Carter said today that it's wrong to portray former Associate Pastor Richard Shahan as fleeing when he was arrested New Year's Day in Nashville on his way out of the country."
Read more: http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2014/01/i_tend_to_believe_that_hes_inn.html
'Inconsistencies in interviews' led Homewood investigators to charge pastor Richard Shahan with wife's murder
January 02, 2014
"In a Thursday afternoon press conference, Homewood police Chief Jim Roberson confirmed that "certain inconsistencies in interviews" continually led investigators back to Richard Shahan as the main suspect in the July 2013 murder of his wife, Karen."
Read more: http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2014/01/inconsistencies_in_interviews.html
Friend of slain Homewood pastor's wife speaks out after pastor's arrest
Jan 03, 2014
"HOMEWOOD, AL (WBRC) - In the five months since Karen Shahan was found dead in her home on Hugh Circle in Homewood, little has been said publicly about the victim.
But after the arrest of Reverend Richard Shahan in her murder, a friend and former co-worker of Karen Shahan is speaking out.
Reata Nix worked with Karen Shahan at Hobby Lobby in Homewood for a year and a half.
She describes the shock she felt upon hearing of Richard Shahan's arrest."
Interim pastor consoles congregation after 'most brutal murder' of associate pastor's wife
July 29, 2013
Read more: http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2013/07/interim_pastor_consoles_congre.html
Homewood PD: Former pastor 'shocked' to be detained at TN airport
Jan 03, 2014
Homewood police on murder of pastor's wife: "We are diligently working on coming up with a suspect"
August 05, 2013
Read more: http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/08/homewood_police_on_murder_of_p.html
Homewood pastor Shahan won't fight extradition in wife's murder
Richard Shahan appears in court in Nashville on Jan. 7, 2014 for an extradition hearing.
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