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Deadly Duo: Roger D. Epperson and Benny Hodge killed Tammy Dee Acker, now they are both on Kentucky’s death row

Tammy Acker
Tammy Acker

Victims
Bessie Morris
Edwin Morris
Tammy Acker

Woman killed in robbery
3 Sought In Kentucky Killing Arrested In Ormond
Three charged in slaying fight return to state
Acker tells of daughter’s death
Two draw death sentences
Death Row prison’s retrial moved to Warren
Brutal Murder Case to Be Retried in Warren County
Judge rejects motion from 1 of 2 Acker killers who are on Death Row
High court denies appeal of convicted killer Hodge
Murderpedia: Roger Dale Epperson
Murderpedia: Benny Lee Hodge
Evil In The Form Of A Flashy, Greedy Lawyer
Burns to repay robbery victim
Benny Lee Hodge v Commonwealth of Kentucky 2000
Donald Bardley v Wright, Banks, and Letcher Circuit Court 2013
Ky. Supreme Court rules brutal childhood will not change death sentence
Hair from murder scene doesn’t match condemned men
Ky. court turns away challenge to death sentence
Roger Dale Epperson – Kentucky Death Row
Benny Lee Hodge – Kentucky Death Row

Books
A Dark and Bloody Ground

Movies/Documentaries
Southern Fried Homicide: Knock, Knock, You’re Dead

Defendants
Roger Dale Epperson – convicted, sentenced to death
Benny Hodge – convicted, sentenced to death
Donald T. Bartley – pled guilty, sentenced to life in prison; Parole Board decide he would spend natural life in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

RogerEpperson prison mug
Name: EPPERSON, ROGER DALE
Active Inmate
DEATH ROW
PID # / DOC #: 215173 / 032834
Institution Start Date: 6/21/1986
Expected Time To Serve (TTS): DEATH SENTENCE
Classification: Maximum (Level 5)
Minimum Expiration of Sentence Date (Good Time Release Date): DEATH SENTENCE
Parole Eligibility Date: DEATH SENTENCE
Maximum Expiration of Sentence Date: DEATH SENTENCE
Location: Kentucky State Penitentiary
Age: 64
Race: White
Gender: M
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6′ 01″
Weight: 220
Risk Assessment Rating: Assessment Pending
Aliases ROGER DALE EPPERSON

Conviction Information

Offense 1
Time service requirement: BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985

INMATE INFORMATION

BennyHodge prison mug

Name: HODGE, BENNY LEE
Active Inmate
DEATH ROW
PID # / DOC #: 215174 / 032835
Institution Start Date: 6/21/1986
Expected Time To Serve (TTS): DEATH SENTENCE
Classification: Maximum (Level 5)
Minimum Expiration of Sentence Date (Good Time Release Date): DEATH SENTENCE
Parole Eligibility Date: DEATH SENTENCE
Maximum Expiration of Sentence Date: DEATH SENTENCE
Location: Kentucky State Penitentiary
Age: 62
Race: White
Gender: M
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6′ 01″
Weight: 223
Risk Assessment Rating: Assessment Pending
Aliases BENNY LEE HODGE

Conviction Information
Offense 1
Time service requirement: MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Death
Indictment #: 92CR180
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 11/22/1996
Conviction County: Laurel Indictment Count: 001
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: A
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 2
Time service requirement: ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 92CR180
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 11/22/1996
Conviction County: Laurel Indictment Count: 002
KRS Code: 515.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 3
Time service requirement: BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 92CR180
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 11/22/1996
Conviction County: Laurel Indictment Count: 003
KRS Code: 511.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 4
Time service requirement: MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Death
Indictment #: 85CR0070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/20/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 001
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: A
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 5
Time service requirement: ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR0070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/20/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 002
KRS Code: 515.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 6
Time service requirement: BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR0070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/20/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 003
KRS Code: 511.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 7
Time service requirement: CRIMINAL ATTEMPT MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR0070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/20/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 004
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: B

DEATH ROW INMATE
Conviction Date: 6/21/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 003
KRS Code: 511.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 2
Time service requirement: CRIMINAL ATTEMPT MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/21/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 004
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 3
Time service requirement: MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Death
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/20/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 001
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: A
DEATH ROW INMATE

Offense 4
Time service requirement: ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE (Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 6/20/1986
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 002
KRS Code: 515.020
Felony Class: B
DEATH ROW INMATE

INMATE INFORMATION

DonaldBartley prison mug

Name: BARTLEY, DONALD TERRY
Active Inmate
PID # / DOC #: 201981 / 099394
Institution Start Date: 2/26/1988
Expected Time To Serve (TTS): LIFE WITH PAROLE AFTER 25 YEARS
Classification: Medium (Level 3)
Minimum Expiration of Sentence Date (Good Time Release Date): LIFE WITH PAROLE AFTER 25 YEARS
Parole Eligibility Date:
Maximum Expiration of Sentence Date: LIFE WITH PAROLE AFTER 25 YEARS
Location: Eastern KY Corr. Complex
Age: 55
Race: White
Gender: M
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5′ 10″
Weight: 160
Risk Assessment Rating: Assessment Pending
Alias Name DONALD TERRY BARTLEY

Conviction Information
Offense 1
Time service requirement: MURDER
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 86CR016
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 9/22/1988
Conviction County: Clay Indictment Count: 001
KRS Code: 435.010
Felony Class: U
Sentence Length: 25 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: 71 %
( 17 year(s) 9 month(s) )

Offense 2
Time service requirement: MURDER
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 86CR016
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 9/22/1988
Conviction County: Clay Indictment Count: 002
KRS Code: 435.010
Felony Class: U
Sentence Length: 25 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: 71 %
( 17 year(s) 9 month(s) )

Offense 3
Time service requirement: ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 86CR016
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 9/22/1988
Conviction County: Clay Indictment Count: 003
KRS Code: 515.020
Felony Class: B
Sentence Length: 20 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: 59 %
( 11 year(s) 9 month(s) )

Offense 4
Time service requirement: BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 86CR016
Crime Date: 6/16/1985
Conviction Date: 9/22/1988
Conviction County: Clay Indictment Count: 004
KRS Code: 511.020
Felony Class: B
Sentence Length: 20 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: 59 %
( 11 year(s) 9 month(s) )

Offense 5
Time service requirement: BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 2/25/1988
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 001
KRS Code: 511.020
Felony Class: B
Sentence Length: 20 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: 59 %
( 11 year(s) 9 month(s) )

Offense 6
Time service requirement: CRIMINAL ATTEMPT MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 2/25/1988
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 002
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: B
Sentence Length: 20 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: no matching historical data

Offense 7
Time service requirement: ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE
(Violent Crime)
Must serve minimum of 20% of sentence
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 2/25/1988
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 003
KRS Code: 515.020
Felony Class: B
Sentence Length: 20 years 0 months 0 days
Historic Percentage of Time Served for Similar Offenders: 59 %
( 11 year(s) 9 month(s) )

Offense 8
Time service requirement: MURDER
(Violent Crime)
Life With Parole
Indictment #: 85CR070
Crime Date: 8/08/1985
Conviction Date: 2/25/1988
Conviction County: Letcher Indictment Count: 004
KRS Code: 507.020
Felony Class: A
LIFE WITH PAROLE AFTER 25 YEARS

Parole Information
(Parole Hearings are conducted 60 days prior to Parole Date)

Hearing Date 11/02/2009
Hearing Action Serve Out
Months Deferred N/A
Next Parole Eligibility Date
Proposed Release Date

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Deadly Duo: LeDale Nathan Jr. and Mario Coleman killed Gina Stallis during a home invasion gone bad; Both sentenced to prison

home invasion victims

Victims
Gina Stallis, 34
Nicholas Koenig, (survived)
Isabella Lovadina, 29 (survived)

Unarmed officer tackles gunman to end brutal home invasion
Shooting’s invisible scars leave St. Louis officer no choice but retirement
Former STL cop, wounded in home invasion, lands CWE advocate job
Murder trial starts in shooting of St. Louis firefighter’s cousin
Man guilty of murder, 25 other charges in St. Louis home invasion
Man guilty of first-degree murder in St. Louis home invasion
Mario Coleman will spend the rest of his life in prison
Man sentenced to life for bloody St. Louis home invasion
Man seeking new sentence in deadly St. Louis home invasion called ‘evil’
Jury vacates life sentence for teen killer in St. Louis home invasion
Gina Stallis’ mother speaks out after convicted murderer seeks lesser sentence
Jury’s indecision vacates sentence
State of Missouri v LeDale Nathan 2012
Meet Isabella Lovadina, the new CWE and FPSE Court Advocate!

Movies/Documentaries
48 Hours: Live To Tell: An Officer and a Hero

Defendants
LeDale Nathan Jr. – convicted, sentenced to 75 years in prison
Mario Coleman – convicted, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION

Mario Coleman

DOC Id 1171877
Offender Name Mario Coleman
Race Black
Sex Male
Date of Birth 05/28/1987
Height/Weight 5’10″ / 152
Hair/Eyes Black /Brown
Assigned Location Potosi Correctional Center
Address 11593 State Highway O, Mineral Point, MO 63660
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 438-6000

Sentence Summary Life W/O ({life W/O, Life, Life, Life, Life, Life, 30, 30, 30 CS} W/Life X’S 17 CC) Registration Required (Current Cycle)
Active Offenses MURDER 1ST DEGREE;ROBBERY 1ST DEGREE(4 CTS);ASLT 1ST-SER PHY INJURY(2 CTS);BURGLARY 1ST DEG;KIDNAP-FACIL FEL/INJURY/TERROR(5 CTS);ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION(13 CTS)
Completed Offenses BURGLARY 2ND DEG;THEFT-$500/MORE-LESS $25000;UNLAWFUL USE OF WEAPON
Aliases Mario M Coleman; Mario Coleman

INMATE INFORMATION

LeDaleNathan

DOC Id 1224381
Offender Name Ledale Nathan
Race Black
Sex Male
Date of Birth 01/07/1993
Height/Weight 5’5″ / 135
Hair/Eyes Black /Brown
Assigned Location Southeast Correctional Center
Address 300 East Pedro Simmons Drive, Charleston, MO 63834
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 683-4409

Sentence Summary Life W/O {(life W/O, Life CC), (Life, Life CC), (Life, Life CC), (Life, Life CC), (Life, Life CC), (Life, Life CC), (15, Life CC), (15, Life CC), (15, Life CC), (15, Life CC), (15, Life Cc)} CS
Active Offenses MURDER 1ST DEGREE;ROBBERY 1ST DEGREE(3 CTS);ASLT 1ST-SER PHY INJURY(2 CTS);BURGLARY 1ST DEG;KIDNAP-FACIL FEL/INJURY/TERROR(4 CTS);ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION(11 CTS)
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Ledale Nathan

Deadly Duo: Dulie Alonzo Green and Victor Pestano raped and murdered Beverly Jackson; Sentenced to life in prison

Beverly JacksonFrom Victor Pestano appeal: In 1995, the victim’s body was found in the trunk of her automobile, submerged in a canal.   An autopsy revealed that the victim died from blunt trauma to the head and from drowning.   The autopsy also revealed the presence of semen in the victim’s vagina.   Miami-Dade police detectives investigated this case for a period of time, but were unable to develop any leads or clues as to the perpetrator(s).

In 2003, the police received a call implicating Pestano and co-defendant Dulie Alonzo Green, Jr., in this crime.   The informant gave the police a sworn statement that these men had admitted to abducting, robbing, and raping the victim.   The police got a search warrant to obtain saliva samples from the men for DNA testing.

The police went to Pestano’s house to serve the warrant.   Pestano was not home when the officers arrived;  they decided to wait.   When Pestano arrived, the police identified themselves and asked Pestano to accompany them to the station.   Pestano asked to change his clothes;  thereafter, at about 6:30 a.m., he rode to the station with the officers.1  The detective did not produce the search warrant and did not rely on it.

At the station, Pestano was placed in a wired interview room.   Pestano was read his Miranda rights.   He signed a written waiver and consented to providing a DNA sample.   At about 7:40 a.m., the police began interrogating Pestano and the co-defendant separately.   Each man gave opposing accounts of the events:  each said that he picked the other man up in a car with an unknown female passenger in the front seat.   Each claimed he had sex with the female in exchange for the other man letting her go;  each said he left, leaving her with the other man.

Pestano asked to speak with Dulie Green.   The police permitted the men to speak to each other.   They were placed in a room together;  their conversation was video and audio taped.   The men agreed to a version of the story that placed the blame on a third person, who was deceased.   They agreed to say that they left the victim alone with the third person.

After the co-defendants conferred, they were again interviewed separately.   Pestano was re-advised of his Miranda rights.   After further interrogation, Pestano gave a sworn statement.   The statement contained Pestano’s original statement and the purportedly “true” version:  The co-defendants were walking with a third man.   The third man jumped into the woman’s car and ordered them to get in front.   The three men drove to the park where the co-defendants got out of the car.   Thereafter, the third man got out of the car and said the victim had agreed to have sex with them.   The co-defendants then departed, leaving the victim with the third man.   At that point, the interrogation concluded.

Prior to trial, Pestano filed a motion to suppress or exclude the video/audio tape of the conversation between the co-defendants, a motion to suppress or exclude the confession, and a motion to suppress/exclude the statements and evidence based on an unlawful arrest.   At the hearing on the motions, the court found that Pestano was not arrested when he was picked up at his house, and denied the latter motion accordingly.   The court denied the motion to suppress the videotaped conversation on the grounds that there was no expectation of privacy in a police interview room and that the admission of the tape did not deprive Pestano of his right of confrontation.

At trial, the state presented DNA evidence, physical evidence from the crime scene and forensic evidence regarding the murder.   Pestano’s defense was that he merely had consensual sex with the victim.   Pestano requested that the court give an independent act jury instruction.   The court declined the request.   The jury convicted defendant as charged, without a firearm.

Man sentenced to life in prison for 1995 rape and murder of JMH nurse
Victor Pestano v State of Florida 2008

Movies/Documentaries
Deadline: Crime With Tamron Hall: See Something, Say Something

INMATE INFORMATION

DulieGreen prison mug

DC Number: M55967
Name: GREEN, DULIE A JR
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 6’04”
Weight: 210 lbs.
Birth Date: 11/01/1979
Initial Receipt Date: 10/20/2006
Current Facility: MAYO C.I. ANNEX
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Aliases:
DULIE A GREEN JR
DULIE ALONZO GREEN JR

Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
01/14/1995 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. 08/11/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 SENTENCED TO LIFE
01/14/1995 SEX BAT/ WPN. OR FORCE 08/11/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 SENTENCED TO LIFE
01/14/1995 KIDNAP,ASSAULT OR TERRORIZE 08/11/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 SENTENCED TO LIFE
01/14/1995 CARJACK W/FA,DEADLY WEAPON 08/11/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 SENTENCED TO LIFE

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody 10/20/2006
Date Out-of-Custody Currently Incarcerated

INMATE INFORMATION

VictorPestano prison mug

DC Number: M07866
Name: PESTANO, VICTOR E
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’07”
Weight: 160 lbs.
Birth Date: 01/09/1979
Initial Receipt Date: 01/31/2007
Current Facility: GULF C.I.- ANNEX
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Aliases:
VICTOR PESTANO
VICTOR E PESTANO
VICTOR EVELIO PESTANO

Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
01/14/1995 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. 01/10/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 SENTENCED TO LIFE
01/14/1995 SEX BAT/ WPN. OR FORCE 01/10/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 30Y 0M 0D
01/14/1995 KIDNAP;COMM.OR FAC.FELONY 01/10/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 SENTENCED TO LIFE
01/14/1995 CARJACK W/O FA/DEAD WEAP 01/10/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0328843 30Y 0M 0D

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody 01/31/2007
Date Out-of-Custody Currently Incarcerated

Deadly Duo: Toni Cato Riggs had her husband, Army Spc. Anthony Riggs, killed by her brother, Michael Cato; sentenced to LWOP

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Anthony Riggs
Army Spc Anthony Riggs

Friends remember murdered soldier
Returned soldier killed in Detroit
Wife, insurance plot, lined to gulf soldier’s death
Widow Held in Murder of Gulf Veteran
Gulf veteran was killed by relative, police say
Money plot seen in soldier’s slaying
Slaying of a soldier
Charge Dropped Against Soldier’s Wife
Murder trial begins in slaying of Gulf soldier
Brother-in-law sentenced to life for soldier’s death
Soldier killer sentenced
Slain soldier’s wife expected to be recharged
Gulf War Veteran’s Widow Is Charged in Murder
Woman Links Herself To Slaying
Wife convicted in war vet’s murder
Wife Convicted Of Killing Gulf Veteran
Detroit wife sentenced for killing soldier husband
Life sentence for husband’s murder
People of the State of Michigan v Toni Cato Riggs 1997

Movies/Documentaries
Happily Never After: Love, Blood and War

Defendants
Michael Cato – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Toni Cato – convicted, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION

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MDOC Number: 238233
SID Number: 1721800H
Name: TONI CATO RIGGS
Racial Identification: Black
Gender: Female
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 190 lbs.
Date of Birth: 11/21/1968 (45)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Huron Valley Complex/Women’s
Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

ALIASES
TONI CATO
TONI BRITLER RIGGS
TONI D’ANDREA CATO
TONI DANDREA CATO

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE

Sentence 1
Offense: Homicide – Murder First Degree-Premeditated – Conspiracy
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316A
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 9314094
Date of Offense: 03/18/1991
County: Wayne
Date of Sentence: 06/24/1994
Conviction Type: Jury

Sentence 2
Offense: Homicide – Murder First Degree-Premeditated
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316A
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 9314094
Date of Offense: 03/18/1991
County: Wayne
Date of Sentence: 06/24/1994
Conviction Type: Jury

INMATE INFORMATION

MichaelCato prison mug

MDOC Number: 221172
SID Number: 1593197W
Name: MICHAEL CATO
Racial Identification: Black
Gender: Male
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 200 lbs.
Date of Birth: 08/04/1971 (42)
MICHAEL CATO Image Date: 1/24/2011

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility
Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE
Sentence 1
Offense: Murder, First Degree
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 914841
Date of Offense: 03/18/1991
County: Wayne
Date of Sentence: 12/16/1991
Conviction Type: Jury
Sentence 2

Offense: Weapons – Felony Firearms
Minimum Sentence: 2 years 0 months 0 days
MCL#: 750.227BA
Maximum Sentence: 2 years 0 months
Court File#: 914841
Date of Offense: 03/18/1991
County: Wayne
Date of Sentence: 12/16/1991
Conviction Type: Jury

Deadly Duo: Ambrose Harris and Gloria Lynne Dunn kidnapped, raped and killed Kristin Huggins

Kristin Huggins
Kristin Gale Huggins

Find-A-Grave: Kristin G. Huggins
A Sad Farewell To Kristin Huggins More Than 500 Mourned The Victim Of A Trenton Carjacking.
Carjacking victim was in wrong place at wrong time, police say
Woman is charged in abduction death
Murder Victim Begged For Mercy Bucks County Artist Kristin Huggins Pleaded With Her Captors To Take Her Car But Spare Her Life. They Didn’t.
Artist’s murder detailed
Appeal may delay start of trial in artist’s killing
Gun in murder case is OK’d as evidence
Jury Imposes Death Penalty In ’92 Murder
Murderpedia: Ambrose Harris
Death row inmate ‘Mudman” Simon killed in fight
State of New Jersey v Ambrose A. Harris 2000
http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2010/06/court_upholds_killers_convicti.html

Movies/Documentaries
Nightmare Next Door: The Art of Murder

Defendants
Ambrose Harris – convicted, sentenced to death, overturned, sentenced to LWOP (also killed Robert “Mudman” Simon in prison)
Gloria Lynne Dunn – pled guilty, sentenced to 30 years in prison

Gloria Dunn
Gloria Lynne Dunn

INMATE INFORMATION

AmbroseHarris prison mug

Ambrose Harris
SBI Number: 000275015A
Sentenced as: Harris, Ambrose
Race: Black
Ethnicity: Black
Sex: Male
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5’11″
Weight: 260 lbs.
Birth Date: May 9, 1952
Admission Date: July 1, 1994
Current Facility: NJSP
Current Max Release Date: N/A
Current Parole Eligibility Date: N/A

CURRENT PRISON SENTENCE
Offense 1 count of : 2C:12-3 Terroristic Threats:Violence/Kill /3
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date July 1, 1994
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 93-05-0598
Mandatory Minimum Term None
Maximum Term 5 Years

Offense 1 count of : 2C:13-1B Kidnapping-Holding for Other Purposes /1
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date March 22, 1996
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 0650-06-94
Mandatory Minimum Term 15 Years
Maximum Term 30 Years

Offense 1 count of : 2C:14-2A Agg.Sexual Assault-1st degree
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date March 22, 1996
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 0650-06-94
Mandatory Minimum Term 25 Years
Maximum Term LIFE

Offense 1 count of : 2C:15-1 Robbery /2
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date July 1, 1994
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 93-05-0598
Mandatory Minimum Term 25 Years
Maximum Term LIFE

Offense 1 count of : 2C:15-1 Robbery /2
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date March 22, 1996
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 0650-06-94
Mandatory Minimum Term 10 Years
Maximum Term 20 Years

Offense 1 count of : 2C:21-6D Theft-Credit Cards
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date March 22, 1996
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 0650-06-94
Mandatory Minimum Term 2 Years 6 Months
Maximum Term 5 Years

Offense 1 count of : 2C:39-4 Weapons/Possession for Unlawful Purposes
Offense Date UNKNOWN
Sentence Date July 1, 1994
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 93-05-0598
Mandatory Minimum Term 2 Years
Maximum Term 5 Years

Offense 1 count of : 2C:11-3 Murder
Offense Date March 1, 1996
Sentence Date March 1, 1996
County of Commitment Mercer
Commitment Order 94-06-0650
Mandatory Minimum Term None
Maximum Term LIFE

INCARCERATION HISTORY
Date In Custody July 1, 1994
Date Out of Custody Currently In Custody

Deadly Duo: Carol Lynn Giles and Timmy Orlando Collier

Nancy Billiter

Victims
Jesse Giles [9/28/1997]
Nancy Rae Billiter [11/12/1997]

Authorities: Detroit woman tortured to death
Police: Woman tortured, slain
Police: Woman is tortured and slain
The People of the State of Michigan v Carol Lynn Giles 2000 [Jesse Giles murder] (conviction and sentence affirmed)
People of the State of Michigan v Carol Lynn Giles 2001 [Nancy Billiter murder] (conviction and sentence affirmed)
People of the State of Michigan v Timmy Orlando Collier 2001 [Nancy Billiter murder] (conviction and sentence affirmed)
People of the State of Michigan v Timmy Orlando Collier 2005 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Murder Most Evil/ My Friend’s Mother

Books
Needle Work

Defendants
Carol Giles – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Timothy Collier – convicted, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION
CarolGiles prison mug

MDOC Number: 272225
SID Number: 1931227P
Name: CAROL LYNN GILES
Racial Identification: White
Gender: Female
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5′ 10″
Weight: 160 lbs.
Date of Birth: 11/04/1971 (42)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Huron Valley Complex/Women’s Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

ALIASES
CAROL ANN GILES
CAROL LYNN FORTUNE
CAROL LYNN GILES
CAROL LYNN MARCUM

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE

Sentence 1
Offense: Homicide – Murder First Degree-Premeditated
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316AMaximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 98157226FC
Date of Offense: 11/12/1997
County: Oakland
Date of Sentence: 10/08/1998
Conviction Type: Jury

Sentence 2
Offense: Homicide – Murder First Degree-Premeditated
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316A
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 98158326FC
Date of Offense: 09/28/1997
County: Oakland
Date of Sentence: 07/22/1998
Conviction Type: Jury

INMATE INFORMATION

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

MDOC Number: 262040
SID Number: 1825003J
Name: TIMMY ORLANDO COLLIER
Racial Identification: Black
Gender: Male
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5′ 6″
Weight: 145 lbs.
Date of Birth: 02/05/1969 (45)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Thumb Correctional Facility Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

ALIASES
TIM ORLANDO COLLIER

MARKS, SCARS & TATTOOS
Body Piercing- Left Ear
Body Piercing- Right Ear
Scar- Lower Left Arm
Scar- Lower Left Leg
Scar- Upper Right Arm
Tattoo- Left Chest

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE

Sentence 1
Offense: Homicide – Murder First Degree-Premeditated
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316A / 769.12Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 98157225FC
Date of Offense: 11/12/1997
County: Oakland
Date of Sentence: 10/08/1998
Conviction Type: Jury

Sentence 2
Offense: Homicide – Murder First Degree-Premeditated
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316AMaximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 98158327FC
Date of Offense: 09/28/1997
County: Oakland
Date of Sentence: 07/22/1998
Conviction Type: Jury

Deadly Duo: Kenneth Patterson “Pat” Bondurant and Hugh Pete Bondurant Jr terrorized Giles County, TN in 1986

Gwen Dugger
Gwen Dugger

Victims
Gwen Dugger, 24
Ronnie Gaines [Pat]
Terry Lynn Clark [Pete]

Find-A-Grave: Gwen Swanner Dugger
Twins charged with murder;mq1
300-pound twins charged in second murder
Brothers facing double troubles
Witness tells of woman’s threat
Twins convicted of murder
Twins guilty in death of Alabama woman
Jury finds twins guilty of murder
Twin charged in 1986 slaying
State of Tennessee v Pat Bondurant 1997 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Tennessee v Pat Bondurant 1999 (for the murder of Ronnie Gaines – conviction and death sentence overturned)
State of Tennessee v Hugh Peter Bondurant 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Parole Hearing Coming For Giles County Man
Murdering Bondurant brothers air March 27 on ‘Evil Twins’
Area convicted killers subject of Investigation Discovery series, ‘Evil Twins’
‘Evil Twins’ episode featuring Bondurant boys of Tennessee to air March 27 as ‘Big Boy Killers’
Murder-Murder

Books
Murder-Murder

Movies/Documentaries
Evil Twins: Big Boy Killers

Defendants
Pat Bondurant – convicted, sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of Gwen Dugger;
Pete Bondurant – convicted, sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of Gwen Dugger;

INMATE INFORMATION

Pat Bondurant

BONDURANT, KENNETH PATTERSON
TOMIS ID: 00150897
Birth Date: 04/04/1955
Race: W
Sex: M
Supervision Status: INCARCERATED
Location: NECX
Sentence Begin: 04/10/1990
Sentence End: 06/15/2070
Parole Eligibility: 12/14/2016
Parole Hearing:
Hearing Result:

INMATE INFORMATION

Pete Bondurant

BONDURANT, HUGH PETE
Alias: BONDURANT, HUGH PETER
TOMIS ID: 00150898
Birth Date: 04/04/1955
Race: W
Sex: M
Supervision Status: INCARCERATED
Location: NECX
Sentence Begin: 04/10/1990
Sentence End: 06/12/2018
Parole Eligibility: 12/11/1994
Parole Hearing: 06/2017
Hearing Result:

Deadly Duo: Benjamin and Erika Sifrit killed Joshua Ford and Martha “Geney” Crutchley

Joshua Ford and Geney Crutchley

Victims
Joshua Ford, 32
Martha “Geney” Crutchley, 51

Case is twice the heartache
Records: Sifrits fans of Hitler (part 1)
SIFRITS: Duo were followers of Nazi fuhrer (part 2)
Trial opens in resort killings
Ocean City tourist murder case goes to jury
Man convicted in slaying at Maryland beach resort
Benjamin Sifrit convicted of killing 1 of 2 Virginia tourists (part 1)
SIFRIT: Husband convicted of one murder in double homicide (part 2)
Prosecution rests in double-murder trial of Erika Sifrit
Sifrit case goes to jury
Erika Sifrit is found guilty in Ocean City double-killing
Erika Sifrit seeks review of slaying conviction
Maryland’s top court to hear Sifrit appeal
Sifrit double murder case — Ten years later
Murderpedia: Benjamin Adam Sifrit
Wikipedia: Erika and Benjamin Sifrit

Books
Cruel Death

Movies/Documentaries
Deadly Women: Lethal Lovers
Forensic Files: Dirty Little Secret
Snapped: Erika Sifrit
Sins and Secrets: Ocean City
Deadly Sins: Killers on the Run

Defendants
Erika Elaine Grace Sifrit – convicted, sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years
Benjamin Adam Sifrit – convicted, sentenced to 38 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

BenjaminSifrit

Last Name: SIFRIT
First Name: BENJAMIN
Middle Name: A
Date of Birth: 10/21/1977
DOC ID: 314735
Holding Facility:
Roxbury Correctional Institution
Address: 18701 Roxbury Rd.
Hagerstown, MD 21746
Phone: 800-464-0764

INMATE INFORMATION

ErikaSifrit

Last Name: SIFRIT
First Name: ERIKA
Middle Name:
Date of Birth: 02/03/1978
DOC ID: 920021
Holding Facility:
Maryland Correctional Institution for Women
Address: 7943 Brock Bridge Road
Jessup, MD 20794
Phone: 877-280-1185

Deadly Duo: Beunka Adams and Richard Aaron Cobb – Robbed BDJ’s, took the employees and a customer hostage, killed one

Kenneth Vandever

Victims
Kenneth Wayne Vandever, 24
Nikki Ansley Daniels, 29 (survived)
Candace Driver (survived)

Four inmates, including Victoria man, lose appeals
Victim’s families react to execution
Buenka Adams no longer taunts victims during execution
East Texas man’s final hours on death row
Murderpedia: Beunka Adams
Beunka Adams #1294
Beunka Adams has been executed, last statement
Cobb set to die today for 2002 murder, sex assault
Survivor has been waiting 11 years for execution of Cherokee Co. man
Murderpedia: Richard Aaron Cobb

Movies/Documentaries
House of Horrors: Kidnapped: Field of Nightmares

Defendants
Buenka Adams – convicted, executed [4/26/2012]
Richard Aaron Cobb – convicted, executed [4/25/2013]

Offender Information

Beunka Adams

Name Adams, Beunka
TDCJ Number 999486
Date of Birth 12/10/1982
Date Received 08/30/2004
Age (when Received) 21
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10
Date of Offense 09/02/2002
Age (at the time of Offense) 19
County Cherokee
Race Black
Gender Male
Hair Color Black
Height 5′ 06″
Weight 179
Eye Color Brown
Native County Cherokee
Native State Texas
Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On 09/02/2002 in Cherokee County, Texas, Adams entered a convenience store and robbed a twenty-four year old white male and shot him one time in the head. Adams then attempted to rob, kidnap and sexually assault two other adult white females. Adams then fled the scene with an unknown amount of money.

Race and Gender of Victim
White Male and Two White Females

Beunka Adams last statement:
First, I want to let my mom know not to cry, there is no reason to cry, everybody dies. Everybody has their time, don’t worry about me. I’m strong. To my family: my old man, my kids, daddy is sorry. I love each and every one of you. I’ll be looking for you. To my wife, I love you. The last two years have been the best. All my kids, mom, nieces, and nephews, I am proud of all of ya’ll. I love each and every one of ya’ll. I really love ya’ll.

To the victims, I’m very sorry for everything that happened. I am not the malicious person that you think I am. I was real stupid back then. I made a great many mistakes. What happened was wrong. I was a kid in a grown man’s world. I messed up, and I can’t take it back. I wasn’t old enough to understand. Please don’t carry around that hurt in your heart. You have got to find a way to get rid of the hate. Trust me, killing me is not going to give you closure. I hope you find closure. Don’t let that hate eat you up, find a way to get past it.

Linda, I love you, I appreciate you. I hate the way things turned out. Ms. Sheri, thank you. To the victims again, I hate the way all of this happened to ya’ll. I don’t think any good will come of this. I am going to see ya’ll again. I love ya’ll, be strong for me. Keep your heads up. I came into the world strong. I’ll leave the world strong. Warden, go ahead. I am sorry for the victim’s family. Murder isn’t right, killing of any kind isn’t right. Got to find another way.

Offender Information

Richard Cobb

Name Cobb,Richard Aaron
TDCJ Number 999467
Date of Birth 04/02/1984
Date Received 01/23/2004
Age (when Received) 19
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 09/02/2002
Age (at the time of Offense) 18
County Cherokee
Race White
Gender Male
Hair Color Brown
Height 05’10″
Weight 150
Eye Color Blue
Native County Smith
Native State Texas
Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On 09/02/2002, in Cherokee County, Texas, Cobb and co-defendant, abducted three victims, a male and two females. Cobb and his codefendant fatally shot the male victim, sexually assaulted and shot the two female victims and left their bodies in a field.

Co-Defendants
Adams, Beunka

Race and Gender of Victim
1 White/Male; 2 Unknown/Females

Richard Cobb last statement:
Life is death, death is life. I hope that someday this absurdity that humanity has come to will come to and an end. Life is too short. I hope that anyone that has negative energy towards me will resolve that. Life is too short to harbor feelings of hatred and anger. That’s it.

Deadly Duo: Britney Beatrice Gulley and Jeremisha Marie Adams sentenced to prison for their crime spree

remembering the victims

Victims
Pascual Montealvo, 49 [9/27/2008]
Jose Molina, 34 [10/4/2008]

Witnesses say robbers were men, but Dallas police arrest 2 women in deadly spree
Two women in custody
Police continue probe of female murder suspects
Dallas police say lesbian pair engaged in lifestyle of robbery, murder
2 lesbian teens charged in shootings that left 2 dead, 1 injured
Correctional officer brutally beaten in local prison

Movies/Documentaries
Facing Evil: Teenage Rampage

INMATE INFORMATION

Britney Gulley

SID Number: 07108947
TDCJ Number: 01601283
Name: GULLEY,BRITNEY BEATRICE
Race: B
Gender: F
DOB: 1989-08-26
Maximum Sentence Date: 2068-10-23
Current Facility: MURRAY
Projected Release Date: 2068-10-23
Parole Eligibility Date: 2038-10-23

Offense History

Offense Date: 2008-10-04
Offense: MURDER
Sentence Date: 2009-09-21
County: DALLAS
Case No.: F-0862076-Y
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 60-00-00

Offense Date: 2008-09/27
Offense: MURDER
Sentence Date: 2009-09-21
County: DALLAS
Case No.: F-0862249-Y
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 60-00-00

Offense Date: 2008-10-04
Offense: AGG ASSLT/DW
Sentence Date: 2009-09-21
County: DALLAS
Case No.: F-0862250-Y
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 20-00-00

INMATE INFORMATION

Jeremisha Adams

SID Number: 08095929
TDCJ Number: 01605159
Name: ADAMS,JEREMISHA MARIE
Race: B
Gender: F
DOB: 1989-07-11
Maximum Sentence Date: 2033-10-23
Current Facility: MURRAY
Projected Release Date: 2033-10-23
Parole Eligibility Date: 2021-04-23

Offense History

Offense Date: 2008-10-04
Offense: AGG ROBBERY
Sentence Date: 2009-09-25
County: DALLAS
Case No.: F-0862075-Y
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 25-00-00

Offense Date: 2008-09-27
Offense: AA/DW
Sentence Date: 2009-09-25
County: DALLAS
Case No.: F-0862248-Y
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 20-00-00

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