Deadly Duo: Alton Coleman and Debra Denise Brown

Victims
Vernita Wheat, 9 [5/29/1984 Waukegan, IL]
Annie, 9 (survived) [6/19/1984 Gary, IN]
Tamika Turks, 7 [6/19/1984 Gary, IN]
Mr. & Mrs. Palmer Jones (survived) [6/28/1984 Dearborn Heights, MI]
Virginia Temple [7/5/1984 Toledo, OH]
Rachelle Temple, 9 [7/5/1984 Toledo, OH]
Frank and Dorothy Duvendack (survived) [7/5/1984 Toledo, OH]
Donna Williams, 25 [7/11//1984 Gary, IN]
Harry and Marlene Walters 44 (Harry survived) [7/13/1984 Norwood, OH]
Oline Carmical Jr. (survived) [7/1984 Williamsburg, KY]
Millard & Kathryn Gay (survived) [7/1984 Dayton, OH]
Eugene Scott, 75 [7/19/1984 Indianapolis, IN]

Find-A-Grave: Vernita Traylene Wheat
Find-A-Grave: Tamika S. Turks
Find-A-Grave: Virginia M. Temple
Find-A-Grave: Rachelle Marie Temple
Find-A-Grave: Donna M. Williams
Find-A-Grave: Marlene Cole Walters
Find-A-Grave: Eugene Scott
Coleman caught in Illinois
Coleman sought in Ohio
Alton Coleman’s coolness masked reign of terror
Alton Coleman, Debra Brown sent to Dayton
Alton Coleman gets 2nd Ohio death sentence
Alton Coleman headed to court in Rock Island
Few things reveal murder suspect’s dual role in trial
Murderer Alton Coleman Receives Third Death Sentence In Indiana
Alton Coleman loses Supreme Court appeal
Ohio Executes Alton Coleman By Lethal Injection
Alton Coleman #771
Alton Coleman and Debra Brown — Serial Killers
Wikipedia: Alton Coleman
Wikipedia: Wicked Attraction
Wikipedia: Deadly Women
Debra Denise Brown was Indiana’s last woman on death row. She will no longer be executed.

Defendants
Alton Coleman – convicted in IL, IN and OH; sentenced to death; executed 2002
Debra Brown – convicted in IL, IN and OH; sentenced to death; commuted to LWOP, incarcerated in Ohio

Podcasts
Mr. + Mrs. Murder: EP9: Alton Coleman + Debra Brown

Movies/Documentaries
Wicked Attraction: Driven by Desire
The FBI Files: Crime Spree
Deadly Women: Kinky Killers
Twisted: Murder Mates

INMATE INFORMATION


Alton Coleman
Executed in Ohio 4/26/2002

INMATE INFORMATION

Indiana:
DEBRA D BROWN
DOC Number 864793
First Name DEBRA
Middle Name D
Last Name BROWN
Suffix
Date of Birth 11/11/1962
Gender Female
Race Black
Facility/Location Out-of-state Facilities
Earliest Possible Release Date 05/25/2055

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 06/23/1986
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 60 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 1CR-203-1184-842
County of Conviction LAKE
Projected Release Date 12/08/2015

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 06/23/1986
Description ATTEMPTED/ MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 40 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-41-5-1
Cause Number 1CR-203-1184-842
County of Conviction LAKE
Projected Release Date 05/25/2035

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 06/23/1986
Description CHILD MOLESTING
Term in Years / Months / Days 40 00 00000
Type of Conviction FA
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-4-3
Cause Number 1CR-203-1184-842
County of Conviction LAKE
Projected Release Date 05/25/2055

Ohio:

DEBRA D BROWN
Number: W025932
DOB: 11/11/1962
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Institution: Dayton Correctional Institution
Status: INCARCERATED

Offense Information
AGG MURDER
Counts: 2
ORC: 2903.01 2
Committing County: HAMILTON
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Degree of Felony: AM

ATTEMPTED AGG MURDER
Counts: 1
ORC: 2903.01 2
Committing County: HAMILTON
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Degree of Felony: First

AGG BURGLARY
Counts: 1
ORC: 2911.11 2
Committing County: HAMILTON
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Degree of Felony: First

AGG ROBBERY
Counts: 1
ORC: 2911.01 2
Committing County: HAMILTON
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Degree of Felony: First

AGG MURDER
Counts: 2
ORC: 2903.01 2
Committing County: HAMILTON
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Degree of Felony: AM

AGG ROBBERY
Counts: 1
ORC: 2911.01 3
Committing County: HAMILTON
Admission Date: 01/14/1991
Degree of Felony: First

Sentence Information
Indefinite Sentence Min: Life Sentence
Indefinite Sentence Max: Life Sentence
Expiration of Max Sentence: 01/01/8888

2 Responses

  1. hey that is not Vernita Wheat – I just watched an episode on wicked attraction where the girls face was shown on screen and it was clear that this current pic (which is also found on findagrave.com) is incorrect
    fyna thanks

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