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Parents Gone Wild! Jordan Rittenhouse charged with extreme child abuse, leaving his 2-month-old son with 29 broken bones

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Monsters Among Us: Angel Lizandro Sanches-Zenteno charged with capital murder for the death of his 5-year-old cousin, Katherine Alejandra Gonzalez

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Dallas police arrest cousin for murder of missing 5-year-old girl
Dallas Police Investigate Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl
DPD: Cousin arrested in strangulation death of 5-year-old girl
Dallas Police Arrest 17-Year-Old Cousin For Young Girl’s Murder
Teen cousin arrested for 5-year-old’s murder
Cops: Dallas teen killed 5-year-old cousin, dumped body
Murder Arrest: DPD Arrests 17 yo for Murder of Little Girl
Found Deceased TX – 5 Year Old Kathrine Alejandra Gonzalez , of Dallas, 31 August 2014

Angel Sanches-Zenteno
Angel Lizandro Sanches-Zenteno

Psycho For Love: Benjamin Daniel Klinger suffocated his girlfriend, Samantha “Sammi” Heller when she did not die during a deliberate car crash

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Samantha Heller
Sammi Heller

Police: 19-year-old Elizabethtown man crashed his car to kill girlfriend
Man suffocated girlfriend after she survived 100mph crash
Police: Man intentionally crashed car to kill 17-year-old girlfriend in Lancaster County
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Ben Klinger admits killing 17-year-old girlfriend, gets 28-to-56 year sentence

Benjamin Klinger
Benjamin Klinger

Monsters Among Us: William Jewett Jr raped and killed 17-year-old Jennifer Mullin; Sentenced to life in prison

From William Jewett Jr appeal:

remembering the victimsOn January 30, 1993, the body of a seventeen year old woman was discovered in a wooded area in Rockland. A Superior Court jury convicted the defendant, William C. Jewett, Jr., the last known person to have seen the victim alive, of her rape and murder in the first degree by deliberate premeditation. On appeal, the defendant claims that the prosecutor acted improperly by not disclosing material evidence to the jury, that his trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance, and that the prosecutor offered false and deceptive evidence to the grand jury. The defendant also argues that the motion judge (who was not the trial judge) abused her discretion by denying his motion for a new trial without holding an evidentiary hearing. Finally, the defendant asserts that three errors — improper expert opinion on sexual assault, lack of an accident instruction, and admission of prejudicial bad acts evidence — none of which was objected to at trial or raised in the motion for a new trial, created a substantial likelihood of a miscarriage of justice mandating exercise of our authority under G. L. c. 278, § 33E, to order a new trial. We affirm the convictions of murder in the first degree and rape, and decline to exercise our power under G. L. c. 278, § 33E.

We summarize the facts in their light most favorable to the Commonwealth, reserving certain details for discussion in connection with the issues raised. The defendant and the victim had known each other socially for a number of years, but had never been romantically involved. On the evening of January 29, 1993, they both attended a party at a mutual friend’s apartment in Weymouth. Sometime before 1 A.M. on January 30, 1993, as the last guests were leaving the party, the defendant said he would drive the victim home. The defendant’s automobile, which was seventeen years old and unregistered, would not start, so a friend in a truck used jumper cables to start it. The automobile was running very noisily and backfiring,
so the friend followed it for a short distance in his truck. The two vehicles parted ways in a parking lot after the defendant said the automobile was fine.

The victim had a 12:30 A.M. curfew. When she failed to arrive home by 1 A.M., her mother telephoned the apartment where the party had been held. By morning, both of the victim’s parents and some of her friends began looking for her in the neighborhood. After learning that the victim had left the party with the defendant, the victim’s father telephoned him. The defendant told him that he had dropped the victim off at the end of her street at about 12:30 A.M., because she wanted to finish her beer before going home.

Later that afternoon, while investigating what looked like a blue rag on his property, a resident of Turner Road in Rockland discovered the victim’s body lying partially covered by pine needles, twigs, and leaves in a wooded area. He telephoned the police. Dr. James Weiner, a State medical examiner, declared the victim dead at the scene and conducted a preliminary examination of the body. His examination revealed that the victim’s lipstick was not smeared, but her blouse was pulled off her left shoulder, and two buttons in the middle of the blouse had been torn off. Her pants were buttoned, but the zipper was open and broken. One leg of her pantyhose had been torn completely off, and one of her boots was missing. Her underwear and pantyhose were rolled up, and she appeared to have been redressed.

Commonwealth v William C Jewett Jr 2004 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

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INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: WILLIAM JEWETT
Offender ID:W65623
Date of Birth:
Age:
Race: Unknown
Gender: Male

Custody Status: In Custody
Location of Offender:Old Colony Correctional Center (Medium Security)

Monsters Among Us: John Edward Sansing on death row for killing Elizabeth Trudi Calibrese; Now he is charged with killing 78-year-old Lucille Miner Johnson

Lucille Miner Johnson

Victims
Lucille Johnson, 78 [1991]
Elizabeth Trudi Calabrese [1998] (no picture)

Case File Detail: Lucille Miner Johnson
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Churchwoman is brutally slain
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Children describe father’s murder of church murder
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State of Arizona v John Edward Sansing 2001
Supreme Court upholds one death sentence after first overturning 14
John Edward Sansing – Arizona Death Row
Murderpedia: John Edward Sansing

Defendants
John Sansing – pled guilty in Calabrese murder, sentenced to death
Kara Sansing – pled guilty in Calabrese murder, sentenced to life in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

JohnSansing prison mug

Inmate 146991
Last Name: SANSING
First Name: JOHN
Middle Initial: E
Birth Date: 02//11/1967
Gender: MALE
Height (inches): 64
Weight: 195
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: BLUE
Ethnic Origin: CAUCASIAN
Admission: 09/30/1999
Max End Date: DEATH
Most Recent Loc: EYMAN
Unit: ASPC-E BROWNING D/RW
Status: ACTIVE

Commitment Information 4 record(s)
Commit# Sentence yy/mm/dd Sentence County Court Cause# Offense Date Sentence Status Crime Crime Info Felony Class Ruling Verified
A01 DEATH MARICOPA 199803520 02/24/1998 IMPOSED MURDER 1ST DEGREE D/NR CL1 Y YES
A02 21 Y/ 0 M/ 0 D MARICOPA 199803520 02/24/1998 IMPOSED KIDNAPPING D/NR CL2 N YES
A03 21 Y/ 0 M/ 0 D MARICOPA 199803520 02/24/1998 IMPOSED ARMED ROBBERY D/NR CL2 N YES
A04 21 Y/ 0 M/ 0 D MARICOPA 199803520 02/24/1998 IMPOSED SEXUAL ASSAULT D/NR CL2 N YES

Sentence Information 4 record(s)
Commit# Sentence yy/mm/dd Admit Date Consec/ Concur Release Date(s) Supervision End Sentence Expiration Flat Maximum
A01 DEATH 09/30/1999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999
A02 21 Y/ 0 M/ 0 D 09/30/1999 Consecutive: A01 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999
A03 21 Y/ 0 M/ 0 D 09/30/1999 Consecutive: A02 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999
A04 21 Y/ 0 M/ 0 D 09/30/1999 Consecutive: A03 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999

INMATE INFORMATION

KaraSansing prison mug

Last Name: SANSING
First Name: KARA
Middle Initial: K
Birth Date: 02/16/1970
Gender: FEMALE
Height (inches): 60
Weight: 122
Hair Color: GRAY
Eye Color: BLACK
Ethnic Origin: OTHER
Admission: 02/25/1998
Prison Release Date:
Max End Date: LIFE
Most Recent Loc: PERRYVILLE
Unit: ASPC-PV SANTA CRUZ
State: ACTIVE

Commitment Information 1 record(s)
Commit# Sentence yy/mm/dd Sentence County Court Cause# Offense Date Sentence Status Crime Crime Info Felony Class Ruling Verified
A01 LIFE MARICOPA 199803520 02/24/1998 IMPOSED MURDER 1ST DEGREE D/NR CL1 Y YES

Sentence Information 1 record(s)
Commit# Sentence yy/mm/dd Admit Date Consec/ Concur Release Date(s) Supervision End Sentence Expiration Flat Maximum
A01 LIFE 09/30/1999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999 12/31/9999

Monsters Among Us: Kenneth West raped and killed Cindy O’Keefe; Sentenced to 25 years to life in prison

Cindy OKeefe
Cindy O’Keefe

Westchester Village is stunned by two murders in four days
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On the Case with Paula Zahn: A Murder in Pelham

INMATE INFORMATION

Kenneth West

Identifying and Location Information
As of 08/31/14
DIN (Department Identification Number) 09A2183
Inmate Name WEST, KENNETH
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 07/19/1964
Race / Ethnicity BLACK
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility FIVE POINTS
Date Received (Original) 04/27/2009
Date Received (Current) 04/27/2009
Admission Type RETURN FROM PAROLE/COND REL
County of Commitment WESTCHESTER
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction

Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Sentence Terms and Release Dates
Under certain circumstances, an inmate may be released prior to serving his or her minimum term and before the earliest release date shown for the inmate.
As of 08/31/14
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0025 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 04/09/2021
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 12/2020
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 04/09/2021
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision 10/14/2011
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date

Psycho For Love: Alfredo Martinez charged with killing his girlfriend, Selena Thomas, by beating her head with a hammer

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Selena Thomas
Selena Dawn Thomas

Coroner: Body found near corn field is Selena Thomas
Coroner: Selena Thomas died of blunt force trauma to the head
Alfredo Martinez charged with murder of girlfriend Selena Thomas
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3 charged with aiding murder in missing woman case
Three charged with aiding murder in missing woman case
Nampa Man Charged with Murdering Girlfriend
Newly released affidavit relates suspect’s account of Nampa slaying

Selena Thomas suspects

Defendants
Alfredo Martinez
Jose Cruz Flores
Daniel Franscisco Sena
Jorge Luis Garcia

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