• This Day in Crime History

    January 16: 1936: Serial Killer Hamilton Howard “Albert” Fish was executed in the electric chair in Sing Sing Prison. He was responsible for at least 5 murders, including 10-year-old Grace Budd whose murder he was sentenced to death for.

  • Email me!

  • My Twitter Page

  • Goodreads

  • Social Media

  • Donate

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 5,768 other followers

  • How to unsubscribe from my blog

    Unfollowing and Unsubscribing username account: 1. click the "unsubscribe" link on the emails of the posts received at the very bottom of the emails. 2. go here >!/read/edit/ locate and click the "x" next to any blog there to unfollow it and no longer receive posts in the Reader or by email. 3. go to the blog in question and click the unfollow/follow link on your Admin bar. If you do not have a username account then 1. applies. 1. click the "unsubscribe" link on the emails of the posts received at the very bottom of the emails.
  • Subscribe to my blog via email

  • Comment Policy

    Please remember when leaving a comment on my blog that all comments are subject to the blog owners discretion. I do believe in freedom of speech, however, that right is not absolute. Here are the rules: 1 - Please remember the victim(s) first and foremost. Do not come here to comment only on the offender(s). My blog focuses on the victim(s). Do not glorify the killer(s). No negative comments about the victim. NO VICTIM BLAMING. 2 - I will not tolerate hate filled speech, vulgar or derogatory remarks about a victim. I will remove comments that go against this. I will not remove comments just because they do not match my beliefs, in fact, I welcome them! However, that being said, I will remove those that I find offensive, argumentative just for the sake of starting an argument that does not add to the post, hate-filled speech, etc. 3-No comments in ALL CAPS, or CoMeNtS. They are rude and difficult to read. I have had many complaints about it so no more. 4-Comments must be in English only and easy to read (meaning no text language, shortening words, etc.). Have respect for those who don't do text messaging or other lingo. 5 - ALL COMMENTS LEFT BY COMMENTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND THEIR OPINIONS. THEY DO NOT CONSTITUTE FACTS. NOR IS THE BLOG OWNER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYONE'S OPINIONS OR FEELINGS. STATEMENTS MADE AS COMMENTS ARE OPINIONS, GIVEN FREELY BY THE COMMENTORS. If you have a question or problem with this, please feel free to email me (there is a link to my email above).
  • Advertisements

Serial Killer: Robert Lee Yates killed at least 16 persons; Sentenced to death

Yates victims

Susan Savage [7/13/1975]
Patrick Alan Oliver [7/13/1975]
Stacy Elizabeth Hawn, 23 [7/7/1988]
Shannon Zielinski [6/1996]
Jennifer A. Joseph, 16 [7/1997]
Heather Hermandez [8/1997]
Darla Sue Scott [11/5/1997]
Shawn L. Johnson [12/18/1997]
Laurie A. Wasson [12/26/1997]
Sunny Gail Oster [2/8/1998]
Linda M. Maybin [4/1/1998]
Melody Ann Murfin, 43 [6/4/1998]
Michelyn J. Derning, 47 [July 4, 1998]
Shawn A. McClenahan [12/18/1997]
Melinda L. Mercer, 24 [12/7/1997]
Connie Lafontaine Ellis, 35 [10/13/1998]

Murder Victims: Shawn Ann McClenahan
Serial Killers Podcast: Robert Lee Yates
Serial Killers Podcast: Victim Studies 016: Robert Lee Yates
Serial killer’s wife suspected Yates was having affairs
Serial killer Robert Yates Jr. seeks federal appeal of death sentence
Robert Yates could face the death penalty in Spokane after challenging his sentence
Serial killer Robert Yates claims ineffective counsel in latest death penalty appeal
Profile: Robert Lee Yates
Robert Yates: Son, husband, athlete, father, pilot, teacher, murder suspect
Murderpedia: Robert Lee Yates, Jr
Wikipedia: Robert Lee Yates
Robert Lee Yates Spokane Serial Killer Timeline

Robert Lee Yates – Serial Killers Unauthorized & Uncensored
Body Count
Serial Murderers and their Victims

American Monster: Family Snapshot
Monsters in my Family: Robert Yates


Robert Lee Yates

DOC Number: 817529
Offender Name: YATES, ROBERT L
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 65
Location: Washington State Penitentiary
Race: White
Contact Facility: Washington Department of Corrections


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: