May 10: 1973: 19-year-old Richard Miller was shot to death in McDonnellsburg, PA, as part of the murderous rampage of Carl Isaacs, Wayne Coleman, George Dungee and Billy Isaacs. Wayne Coleman confessed to killing Richard Miller, however, Billy Isaacs was the only one charged with his murder and he was sentenced to prison.
May 10: 1994: Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy was executed at Statesville Prison for 33+ murders committed between 1972 - 1978 in the Chicago, IL area.
May 13: 1973: Alday Family Massacre: Jerry Alday, Ned Alday, Jimmy Alday, Mary Alday, Chester Alday and Aubrey Alday were shot to death in or near Jerry & Mary’s mobile home in Donalsonvile, GA (Mary was also raped twice) by prison escapees Carl Isaacs, Wayne Coleman, and George Dungee who were joined by Carl and Wayne’s brother Billy Isaacs. Carl, Wayne and George were convicted and sentenced to death, which was later overturned. Carl was again sentenced to death and executed in 2003. George and Wayne were sentenced to LWOP. George died in prison in 2006. Billy was released from prison in 1993, but died in 2009. Wayne Coleman is still in prison in GA.
May 15: Jeffrey Williams - TX
May 29: Elmer Carroll - FL
June 12: Elroy Chester - TX
June 12: William Poyck - FL
June 18: James DeRosa - OK
June 25: Brian Davis - OK
June 26: Kimberly McCarthy - TX
Jan. 16: Robert Gleason - VA (volunteer)
Feb. 21: Carl Henry Blue - TX
Feb. 21: Andrew Cook - GA
March 6: Frederick Treesh - OH
March 12: Ray Thacker - OK
April 4: Rickey Lewis - TX
April 10: Larry Mann - FL
April 16: Ronnie Threadgil - TX
April 25: Richard Cobb - TX
March 5: Freeman May - PA
March 6: Orlando Maisonet - PA
March 6: Edward Schad - AZ
March 7: Abraham Sanchez - PA
March 21: Michael Gonzales - TX
April 3: Kimberly McCarthy - TX
April 10: Rigoberto Avila - TX
April 21: Borgela Philistin - PA
April 24: Elroy Chester - TX
April 25: Michael Travaglia - PA
May 7: Willie Manning - MS
May 21: Robert Pruett - TX
Jan. 16: Ronald Post - PA
Upcoming or Current Trials
Arizona - Jodi Arias for the murder of boyfriend Travis Alexander - Jan. 2, 2013 (still currently being tried)
Oklahoma - Jazmin Williams and Mica Shoate for the murder of 19-month-old Zamontay Green - March 11, 2013
Texas - Jorge Alberto Amezquita for the home invasion murders of Leo Gomez Sr. and Milagro Vanegas - April 18, 2013
Upcoming court appearances:
Recent convictions or guilty pleas:
Idaho - Jorge Alberto Lopez-Orozco convicted of the murders of his girlfriend, Rebecca Ramirez & 2 her two children, Miguel & Ricardo
Maryland - Richmond Phillips convicted of the murders of Wynetta and Jaylin Wright.
Indiana - Kevin Isom convicted of the murders of his wife, Cassandra and his stepchildren Michael Moore and Ci'Andria Cole.
Illinois - Katie Stockton pled guilty to the murder of her infant daughter Baby Crystal.
Recent notable sentencings:
Arkansas - Lloyd Jones pled guilty to the murder of Angela Allen - sentenced to 60 years in prison
Illinois/strong> - Katie Stockton for the murder of her infant daughter Baby Crystal. Sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Idaho - Jorge Alberto Lopez-Orozco for the murders of Rebecca Ramirez and 2 of her children. He was sentenced to 3 consecutive life terms in prison.
Indiana - Kevin Isom for the murders of his wife, Cassandra and his stepchildren Michael Moore and Ci'Andria Cole. He was sentenced to death.
Maryland - Richmond Phillips for the murders of Wynetta and Jaylin Wright. He was sentenced to LWOP plus 20 years.
Recent Convictions/Sentences Overturned
Florida Randy Chaviano had his murder conviction overturned due to the trial transcripts being erased by the court stenographer. No trial date has been set yet.