Deadly Wives: Teresa Rodgers gets her son, Joshua Puckett, and 2 of his friends to kill her husband, Phillip Rodgers, for the insurance money


Phillip Rodgers

Find-A-Grave: Phillip G. Rodgers
Police Say Wife Plotted Slaying
Wife Charged In Man’s Slaying
Police Say 4 Involved In Man’s Death
Deland Woman Will Be Arraigned On Murder Charges
Stepson Takes Plea In Slaying, Will Testify
Man Arrested In Murder Plot
Woman pleads guilty in spouse’s ’04 slaying
Wife gets 40 years in murder plot
Pair get 25 years in murder

Movies/Documentaries
Blood Relatives: Sex, Lies & Videotape
Snapped: Teresa Rodgers

Defendants
Teresa Rodgers – pled guilty, sentenced to 40 years in prison
Joshua Puckett – pled guilty, sentenced to 25 years in prison, released on parole 4/2021
Justin Lee Tucker – pled guilty, sentenced to 25 years in prison, parole date 7/2025
Curtis Rhoades – pled guilty, sentenced to 2 years in prison, 8 years house arrest, back in prison for unrelated crimes

INMATE INFORMATION

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Monsters Among Us: Charles Stephenson beat 67-year-old Leigh Cummings to death with a cast iron skillet and pepper mill; Sentenced to LWOP


Leigh Cummings

Friends of Leigh Jennings shocked at details of murder
Indiana Woman’s Friend Charged With Murder
Jury selection begins in Stephenson murder trial
Trial continues for murder of IN woman
Stephenson found guilty of beating woman to death
Man gets life in prison without parole in Ind. woman’s murder
Charles Stephenson v State of Indiana 2015 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Aurora Woman’s Killer Loses Supreme Court Challenge

Movies/Documentaries
Murder in the Heartland: Fear Travels Fast

INMATE INFORMATION

CHARLES R STEPHENSON
DOC Number 233024
First Name CHARLES
Middle Name R
Last Name STEPHENSON
Suffix
Date of Birth 10/04/1953
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Indiana State Prison
Earliest Possible Release Date 00/00/0000

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 07/02/2013
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days LIFE
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 15C01-1205-MR-001
County of Conviction DEARBORN
Projected Release Date 00/00/0000

Monsters Among Us: William Wayne Nix Jr. had one of his salesmen, Salvatore Thomas Ruscitti, killed because of a lawsuit; Sentenced to LWOP


Salvatore Thomas Ruscitti

Death Knocked on Door : Killing of Car Salesman Embroiled in Lawsuit Baffles Many
Ex-San Diego Car Dealer Arrested After Murder-for-Hire Indictment
Ex-Car Dealer Indicted in Murder Plot
Ex-Car Dealer Pleads Not Guilty in Plot to Kill Salesman
Ex-Car Dealer, Others Indicted in Slaying
3 to Face Death Penalty in Murder-for-Hire Trial
Three Plead Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot
Suspect in Murder for Hire Due to Be Released on Bail
Hit Man Hired, Prosecutor Charges2 to Testify in Car Salesman’s Death
Nix Bragged About Hit, Witnesses Say
Mechanic Testifies That Car Dealer Gave Him $10,000 to Hire Hit Man
Nix: Worker Planned Hit on His Own
Car Dealer Found Guilty of Murder
Car Dealer Is Given Life Sentence for Hired Murder
Mechanic Is Given 11 Years in Killing of Car Salesman
Once a Felon, Is Man Now a Victim?
Death of a Salesman
United States of America v William Wayne Nix Jr and Ralph Osborn 1994
TV Crime Show Retells 1988 Encinitas Murder

Movies/Documentaries
The Prosecutors: Deadly Commission
On the Case with Paula Zahn: That’s Him!

Defendants
William Wayne Nix Jr. – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Jose Tonto Miranda (actual gunman) (not found yet)
Paul A. Gonzalez Sr. – pled guilty (arranged the murder)
Paul Gonzalez Jr. – pled guilty,
Albert Vargas – pled guilty,
David Charles Hernandez
Steven Vernon Gates- pled guilty (accessory after the fact), sentenced to 3 years in prison, served 17 months
Timothy Rocky Holton – pled guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 11 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name NIX, WILLIAM WAYNE
CDCR Number H46218
Age 64
Admission Date 08/27/1992
Current Location California State Prison, Los Angeles County
Location Link Directions
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) LWOP
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration at this time.

Psycho For Love: Dennis Ott killed his wife, Phonthip Ott; Sentenced to 25 years to life; Stepdaughters vow to fight parole


Phonthip Ott

Calif. sisters fight to keep mother’s killer behind bars
Phonthip Ott Discovered Dead in California River; Spouse Dennis Ott, US Coast Guard, Convicted of Murder and Sentenced to Life in Prison (1992)
Notebook: The possibility of parole
California Sisters: Keep our mom’s killer behind bars!
Sisters fight to keep their mother’s killer behind bars as he comes up for …

Movies/Documentaries
48 Hours: Crime and Punishment

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name OTT, DENNIS SANDELL
CDCR Number J78934
Age 65
Admission Date 10/03/1995
Current Location California State Prison, Solano
Location Link Directions
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 11/2010
Parole Eligible Date Information
The Parole Eligible Date displayed above is subject to change.

The parole eligible date shown above is the first date the inmate is (or was) eligible for a parole suitability hearing by the Board of Parole Hearings to determine if the inmate should be released. Inmates may earn credits for participating in rehabilitative programming, which may move their parole eligible dates to an earlier date. Inmates could also be found guilty of an institutional rules violation, which could result in a loss of credits that may move their parole eligible dates further into the future. Parole eligible dates may also change based on a variety of other reasons, including court orders, changes in law, and routine audits. Parole eligible dates displayed on this website are updated regularly.

For more information about the parole suitability hearing process, please visit the Board of Parole Hearings’ Parole Suitability Hearing Overview

Dr. John Yelenic murder 4/13/2006 Blairsville, PA *Kevin Foley, his estranged wife’s boyfriend, slashed him to death right before the divorce was to be final; Sentenced to LWOP*


Dr. John Yelenic

Divorce for dead dentist denied as ‘redundant act’
State trooper found guilty of slaying dentist
Pennsylvania state trooper found guilty of first-degree murder
Trooper Found Guilty In Death Of Blairsville Dentist Plans Appeal
Dentist killer’s guilty conviction stands
Court upholds trooper’s conviction in Blairsville dentist’s murder
Psychic sisters revisit Yelenic homicide scene for Japanese documentary

Books
Death Needs Answers: The Cold Blood Murder of Dr. John Yelenic
Dying for Love: The True Story of a Millionaire Dentist, his Unfaithful Wife, and the Affair that Ended in Murder

Movies/Documentaries
Deadly Dentists: Local Fracture
Psychic Investigators: Suzanne Vincent

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Number: HF5740
Name Name Type
KEVIN JAMES FOLEY Commit Name
Age: 52
Date of Birth: 05/30/1965
Race: WHITE
Height (in): 6′ 00″
Gender: MALE
Citizenship: USA
Complexion: FAIR
Current Location: RETREAT
Permanent Location: RETREAT
Committing County: INDIANA
Last Updated Time: 11/24/2017 4:00:15 AM

Hunter Woodson murder 11/21/2017 Sunset, UT *Seth Carreras pled guilty to shooting him 11 times; Sentenced to 15 years to life in prison*


Hunter Woodson

Hunter Woodson obituary
Facebook: Hunter Woodson
19-year-old dead; Layton teen in custody after shooting in Sunset
19-year-old dead, 17-year-old in custody after fatal shooting in Sunset, Utah
Teenager shot and killed in Sunset, teen suspect in custody
Teen in custody after homicide in Sunset
Teen gunned down after trying to sell fake bag of pot: affidavit
gofundme: Hunter Woodson Fund
Utah teen allegedly killed acquaintance who sold him kitchen spices instead of marijuana
Layton teen sentenced to prison for shooting, killing Sunset man in November
Utah teen sentenced for killing man who sold him kitchen spices instead of marijuana

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 237395
Offender Name: SETH J D CARRERAS
DOB: Thu, 10 Feb 2000
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches
Weight: 165
Sex: M
Location: CENTRAL UTAH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Housing Facility: CUCF HENRY
Parole Hearing: 11/01/2032
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
SETH J D CARRERAS

Serial Killer: Terry Childs has killed at least 5 people, says he is “haunted by the ghosts of his victims”; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Penny Rickenbaker, 30 [1974 Aptos, CA]
Rulan McGill, 32 [8/1979 Reno, NV]
Linda Ann Jozovich, 19 [11/1979 Santa Cruz Mtns, CA]
Joan Mack, 28 [10/1984 Beer Can Beach, CA]
Christopher Hall [2/1985 San Lorenzo Park, CA]
Lois “Jeanine” Lynette Sigala, 17 [1987 Scotts Valley, CA]

Find-A-Grave: Lois Lynnette Sigala
Inmate to Undergo Tests On Claim of 12 Killings
Suspect in 1979 murder returned to Reno
Man pleads guilty to killing teacher
Authorities: Inmate confesses to 1979 slaying of Cupertino woman
1 Killer admits to ’79 slaying of Cupertino woman
Serial killer admits to unsolved murders in Aptos and Santa Cruz
Serial killer Terry Childs convicted of two new Santa Cruz County murders from 1980s
Serial Killer admits to unsolved murders in California, says victims’ ghosts haunt him in prison

Movies/Documentaries
Dead Silent: Secrets of the Santa Cruz Mountains

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name CHILDS, TERRY
CDCR Number D46552
Age 62
Admission Date 03/10/1987
Current Location Salinas Valley State Prison
Location Link Directions
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) LWOP
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration at this time.

The Dixie Mafia and Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife Margaret – Why were they executed in their own home?


Vincent and Margaret Sherry

Murder and the Dixie Mafia
The Dixie Mafia Murders
At A Loss
An ‘ice cold’ murder conspiracy ended Margaret and Vincent Sherry’s lives 30 years ago
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat released from prison after serving time for conspiracy that led to murders
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat released from halfway house, ending sentence in murder plot
Biloxi’s Tale of Murder, Extortion and Racy Photos
Angola Calling
Dixie Mafia

Books
Mississippi Mud

Movies/Documentaries
City Confidential: Biloxi
The 1980’s – The Deadliest Decade

Defendants
Pete Halat – acquitted of murder, convicted of conspiracy, sentenced to
Kirksey McCord Nix Jr. – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, sentenced to life in federal prison
Mike Gillich Jr – sentenced to life in prison (released from prison 2012, died of cancer)
Thomas Leslie Holcomb – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, died in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

PETER HALAT
Register Number: 20918-077
Age: 75
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 04/24/2013

INMATE INFORMATION

KIRKSEY MCCORD NIX
Register Number: 20921-077
Age: 74
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: El Reno FCI
Release Date: LIFE

INMATE INFORMATION

MIKE GILLICH
Register Number: 02624-043
Age: 87
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 07/25/2000

INMATE INFORMATION

THOMAS LESLIE HOLCOMB
Register Number: 72967-079
Age: 52
Race: White
Sex: Male
Deceased: 04/08/2005

Monsters Among Us: Daniel Kevin Seltzer killed George Lamphere and Gerald Gherardi; Sentenced to 50 years, and then 60 years in prison

Victims
Gerald G. Gherardi, 28 [3/29/1981]
George Lamphere, 34 [1983] (no picture)

Facebook: Remembering Gerry Gherardi and George Lamphire
Suspect charged 26 years after Mishawaka man’s murder
After 26 years, justice is served
Convicted killer sentenced in 1981 murder
Man gets 60-year term in 1981 Mishawaka murder
Convicted killer sentenced in 1981 murder
Daniel Kevin Seltzer v State of Indiana 1986 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Daniel Seltzer v State of Indiana 2010 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
1981 Mishawaka cold case is focus of Paula Zahn program this Sunday

Movies/Documentaries
On t he Case with Paula Zahn: Deadly Hymn

INMATE INFORMATION

DANIEL K SELTZER
DOC Number 194779
First Name DANIEL
Middle Name K
Last Name SELTZER
Suffix
Date of Birth 09/29/1960
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Deceased
Earliest Possible Release Date 06/09/2015

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 03/11/2009
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 60 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 71D080709MR00006
County of Conviction ST JOSEPH
Projected Release Date 06/09/2015

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 11/02/1983
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 50 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 23593
County of Conviction ST JOSEPH
Projected Release Date 09/23/2008

Monsters Among Us: David Malcom Strickland raped and then shot both Mollie Judith Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa, killing Mollie; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Mollie Olgin, 19
Mary Kristene Chapa, 18 (survived)

NEWSWATCH 1 killed, 1 wounded in Texas park shootings
Texas Lesbian Couple: Survivor Remembers Night of Shooting
Man and wife jailed in 2-year-old attack on female couple near Corpus Christi
Two Years Later, Shooter of Texas Teenage Lesbian Couple Arrested For Murder and Sexual Assault
Attorneys for accused killer: witness could exonerate client
Officer testimony reveals initial suspect confessed to Portland shootings
‘Hitman’ letter read in trial of Helotes man accused of raping, shooting South Texas lesbian couple
Jury convicts Strickland of capital murder for Portland park shootings
Killer Who Sexually Assaulted, Shot Teen Lesbian Couple in Texas Sentenced to Life in Prison
Judge Denies New Trial for Man Who Assaulted Lesbian Couple, Killed One
Kristene Chapa speaks out about brutal attack, girlfriend’s murder in ‘Dateline’ special
Wikipedia: Murder of Mollie Olgin
gofundme: Mary Kristene Chapa medical bills

Movies/Documentaries
Unusual Suspects – Deadly Intent: Terror Under the Moonlight
Dateline: A Texas Twist

INMATE INFORMATION

SID Number: 50522061
TDCJ Number: 02098157
Name: STRICKLAND,DAVID MALCOM
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1986-08-24
Maximum Sentence Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Current Facility: MICHAEL
Projected Release Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Parole Eligibility Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE

Offense History:
Offense Date: 2012-06-22
Offense: CAPITAL MURDER
Sentence Date: 2016-09-28
County: SAN PATRICIO
Case No.: S-14-3187CR
Sentence: life without parole

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