April 13: 1983: Charles Dingle goes to Herbie’s Bar in Jamaica, Queens, NY where he shoots the bar owner, Herbert Cummings, in the head, then robs the patrons and rapes one of the dancers. He forces one of the patrons, a mortician, to dig the bullet out of Cummings head, then forces her to decapitate him with a steak knife. He is convicted of murder, kidnapping, robbery, and rape, and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. He died in prison on 5/12/2012.
April 13: 1990: Sheila Holmes’ body was found by the railroad tracks in Dover, NH. Her death was believed to have been done by Ed Pehowic, who confessed. Currently her murder is still listed as unsolved.
April 14: 2011: Jori Lirette, a 7-year-old disabled boy, was killed and dismembered by his father, Jeremiah Wright at their home at 414 W. Seventh St., Thibodaux, LA. Wright confessed and was arrested. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
April 15: 1911: Eugene Allen was shot to death at the Miners’ Mercantile Company Store in Bingham Canyon, UT. Harry Brewer, 21, and Frank DePretto confessed, was convicted and executed.
April 14: Andre Cole - MO
April 15: Manuel Garza - TX
April 17: Lance Arrington - PA
April 17: Albert Perez - PA
April 23: Richard Vasquez - TX
April 28: Robert Pruett - TX
March 11: Manuel Vasquez - TX
March 17: Cecil Clayton - MO
April 9: Kent Sprouse - TX
Jan. 7: Warren Henness - OH
Jan. 8: Christopher Roney - PA
Jan. 13: Mark Edwards - PA
Jan. 14: Rodney Reed - TX (new date set)
Feb. 19: Tommy Arthur - AL
Jan. 29: Richard Glossip - OK-stayed
Jan. 15: Dennis Reed - PA
Jan. 15: Richard Vasquez - TX
Jan. 28 : Marcellus Williams - MO
Jan. 28: Garcia White - TX
Feb. 10: Stephen West -TN
Feb. 10: Lester Bower - TX
Feb. 11: William Montgomery - OH
Feb. 11: Ronald Phillips - OH
Feb. 19: John Grant - OK
Feb. 26: Jerry Correll - FL
March 2: Kelly Gissendaner - GA
March 18: Randall Mays - TX
March 24: Donnie Johnson - TN
Upcoming or Current Trials
IndianaMicah Harrison on trial for the murder of his 2-year-old son, Michael Harrison
Utah - John Brickman Wall's trial for the murder of his wife, Uta von Schwedler - 2/17/2015.
Recent convictions or guilty pleas:
Florida - Tyler Hadley pled no contest to the murder of his parents, Blake and Mary Jo Hadley
North Carolina - Amanda Hayes on trial for the murder of Laura Ackerson
New York - Clayton Whittemore convicted of the murder of Alexandra Kogut
Recent notable sentencings:
Idaho - Rodney Wayne Bibbey for the murder of his wife, Trina Bibbey - Dec. 23, 2013
New Mexico - John Charles McCluskey for the murders of Gary and Linda Haas - LWOP
Arizona - Marissa Suzanne DeVault for the hammer murder of her husband, Ale Harrell - LWOP
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.
Florida - Tyler Hadley for the murder of his parents, Blake and Mary Jo Hadley - March 10
Utah - Eric Millerberg for the murder of Alexis Rasmussen - March 18
UtahEsar Met for the murder of Hser Ner Moo - May 7
New York - Clayton Whittemore for the murder of Alexandra Kogut - July 16