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Anna Benson was back in the news last week when she was arrested for allegedly demanding $30,000 from her estranged husband after storming into his apartment clad in all-black, sporting a bulletproof vest and a host of weapons.
But while we wait for the legal drama to play out for the wife of former MLB hurler Kris Benson, currently being held without bail in Georgia, a shocking story from her past has surfaced.
Benson, then known as Anna Warren, was once the target of a national manhunt in connection to the slaying of an 18-year-old Knoxville man, according to an exclusive in the New York Daily News .
The future "baseball's hottest wife" was 19 at the time of the 1996 slaying and sharing an apartment with her then-boyfriend Paul Dejongh. Police issued arrest warrants for both in the death of Michael Evans, a community college student preparing to enlist in the Navy.
According to the Daily News, the lead investigator in the case says witnesses recalled Benson telli...
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The wife of former MLB pitcher Kris Benson, Anna Benson, who recently made headlines by attacking her former husband while wielding a gun and wearing a bullet proof vest, was once charged with the murder of an 18-year-old man in 1996.Michael Evans was found dead in the graffiti-covered apartment in Knoxville, Tn. that Anna Benson, Anna Warren at the time, shared with her boyfriend...
We already knew that Anna Benson was pretty crazy, but now we’re learning that the big-mouthed wife of former New York Mets pitcher Kris Benson was also wanted for alleged murder nearly 20 years ago. Benson, then 19, living in Nashville and known as Anna Warren, allegedly told her boyfriend to “get rid of” another [...]
Anna Benson who was arrested for carrying a gun, baton, hatchet, knife, wearing a bullet proof vest and some other things into her soon to be ex-husband’s home, was once charged with the murder of an 18 year man.
Deadspin unearth these details.
In 1996, Anna Benson, then Anna Warren, was charged with murder after an 18-year-old man was found executed in the weird graffiti-covered...
In the age of social media, it’s amazing that a story of this magnitude could slip through the cracks for 17 years.
Anna Benson was once charged in the murder of Michael Evans in 1996, according to New York Daily News. The case was even featured on America’s Most Wanted while Benson, then known as Anna Warren, and the other suspect, her boyfriend at the time, Paul Dejongh, were...
Anna Benson broke into the apartment of former husband Kris Benson recently but that is hardly her first brush with the law.
In fact Benson was once featured on an episode of America’s Most Wanted.
In 1996, Michael Evans was found dead in the graffiti-covered apartment in Knoxville, Tn. that Benson, Anna Warren at the time, shared with her boyfriend. The murder charge against her...