October 24: 2000: Tricia Nordman and Andrew Cataldi (both fugitives from Nevada) were shot to death in an apartment they shared with Sarah Jo Pender and Richard Hull Jr. Pender and Hull were both convicted. Pender was sentenced to 110 years in prison and Hull was sentenced to 130 years. There is a lot of controversy surrounding this case and Sarah Jo Pender’s guilt or innocence. She did escape from prison for a period of time, being profiled on AMW and then recaptured.
October 26: 1965: Sylvia Likens died from torture and abuse in Gertrude Baniszewski’s home. Several people were involved in her torture-murder at the behest of Gertrude Baniszewski.
Gertrude Baniszewski [1st degree murder; life in prison; spent 20 years in prison; died June 1990]
Paula Baniszewski [first conviction: 2nd degree murder; life in prison; overturned: she pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter; served 2 years in prison - married and moved to Iowa]
John Baniszewski [manslaughter; 2 - 21 years in prison; became a lay minister and moved to Texas]
Richard Hobbs [manslaughter; 2 - 21 years in prison; died of cancer 4 years after being released from prison]
Coy Hubbard [manslaughter; 2 - 21 years in prison]
May 12: Vernon Madison - AL (stayed)
April 6: Pablo Vasquez - TX
April 12: Kenneth Fults - GA
April 24: Daniel Lucas - GA
May 11: Earl Forrest - MO
April 13: Ivan Teleguz - VA
April 20: Gregory Lott - OH
April 27: Robert Pruett - TX (rescheduled to August 23)
May 2: Stephen Treiber - PA
May 3: Shonda Dee Walter - PA
May 11: Terry Darnell Edwards - TX (rescheduled to October 19)
May 18: Angelo Fears - OH
Upcoming or Current Trials
GA: Oct. 1: Justin Ross Harris trial for the hot car death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.
UT: Feb. 1: Conrad Truman retrial for the murder of his wife Heidy Truman.
UT: March 15, 2017: Joshua Schoenenberger trial for the murder of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son, James Siger Jr.
LA: June 19: 2017: Quinton Tellis trial for the murder of Jessica Chambers
Recent convictions or guilty pleas:
NJ: Michelle Lodzinski guilty for the murder of her 5-year-old son, Timothy Wiltsey.
IA: Alexander Kozak convicted for the murder of Andrea Farrington. Sentencing will be June 6. Mandatory sentence of LWOP
CT: Jean Jacques' convicted for the murder of Casey Chadwick. Sentencing will be June 6
NY: Marc Czternastek convicted for the murder of Shannon Ingraham, his girlfriend's daughter. He will be sentenced June 24.
CA: Michael Jace sentenced to 40 years to life for the murder of his wife, April Jace.
CT: Jean Jacques' sentenced to 60 years in prison for the murder of Casey Chadwick.
IA: Alexander Kozak sentenced to LWOP for the murder of Andrea Farrington.
Aug. 23: NJ: Michelle Lodzinski convicted for the murder of her 5-year-old son, Timothy Wiltsey. Sentencing will be Aug. 23
NY: Marc Czternastek for the murder of his girlfriend's daughter, Shannon Ingraham.
Sept. 8: ID; Cody Allen for the murder of his 5-month-old son, Jordan Big Man-Gossage.
FL: Richard Kline on trial for the murder of his wife, Jolena Kline. Resulted in a hung trial. Will be retried
FL: Michael Ange Silien on trial for the murder of Dennis Bolender. Resulted in hung trial. Will be retried
NY: March 28: Nicholas Pascarella Jr. trial for the murder of his father, Nicholas Pascarella Sr. Resulted in hung jury. Will be retried this summer.
Recent Convictions/Sentences Overturned
FL: Donna Horwitz' murder conviction for the murder of ex-husband, Lanny Horwitz, has been overturned; She will be retried.
PA: Kevin Charles Siehl's murder conviction for the murder of ex-wife, Christine Siehl, has been overturned. He will be retried.
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