Monsters Among Us: Benny Wayne McCroskey Jr. bludgeoned Alma Beth Von Steinner to death so he could steal her money; Sentenced to 25 years in prison


Beth Von Steinner

Beth von Steinner obituary
Find-A-Grave: Beth Von Steinner
Spotsylvania murder | Police mum in woman’s slaying
Man convicted of killing Spotsy woman, hiding body under trash
Man Guilty in Slaying
Benny Wayne McCroskeyy Jr summary
GUILTY VA – Alma ‘Beth’ Von Steinner, 57, found murdered, Spotsylvania, 22 Dec 2009

Movies/Documentaries
See No Evil: Beth’s Last Party

INMATE INFORMATION

OFFENDER ID NUMBER: 1031961
OFFENDER NAME: Benny Wayne McCrosky
SEX: Male
RACE: White
VADOC RELEASE DATE: 07/28/2032
LOCATION: Keen Mountain Correctional Center

Monsters Among Us: Michael Brett Kelly, along with 3 others, held Gail Spencer hostage, then killed her so she could not identify them


Gail Spencer

Lawyer: Accused ‘lookout’ in Macon legal secretary’s killing was coerced
Three Sentenced to Life in Prison After Murder of Macon Secretary
Warner Robins man sentenced to life without parole in slaying of Macon legal secretary
Dozier sentenced to Keith Anthony Dozier
Keith Dozier Sentenced to Life for 2012 Murder of Gail Spencer
Macon legal secretary’s murder featured on Discovery TV’s ‘Your Worst Nightmare’

Movies/Documentaries
Your Worst Nightmare: A Twisted Plan

Defendants
Keith Anthony Dozier – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP
Tracy Michele Jones – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP
Michael “Brett” Kelly – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP
Courtney Nicole Kelly – pled guilty, sentenced to life in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

NAME: DOZIER, KEITH ANTHONY
GDC ID: 00012670
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
YOB: 1989
RACE: BLACK
GENDER: MALE
HEIGHT: 5’09”
WEIGHT: 161
EYE COLOR: BROWN
HAIR COLOR: BLACK
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS
MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: VALDOSTA STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE, W/O PAROLE

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES
A.K.A. DOZIER,KEITH ANTHONY
STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 807713
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

CASE NO: 807713
OFFENSE: AGGRAV ASSAULT
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 807713
OFFENSE: THEFT BY TAKING
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY
INCARCERATION BEGIN: 07/06/2015
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE

INMATE INFORMATION

NAME: JONES, TRACY MICHELLE
GDC ID: 1001203275v
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
YOB: 1974
RACE: WHITE
GENDER: FEMALE
HEIGHT: 5’04”
WEIGHT: 145
EYE COLOR: BROWN
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS
MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: PULASKI STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE, W/O PAROLE

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES
A.K.A. JONES,TRACY MICHELLE
A.K.A. SHIPS,TRACY JONES
STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 781956
OFFENSE: FALSE IMPRISONMENT
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 10 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781956
OFFENSE: AGGRAV ASSAULT
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781956
OFFENSE: THEFT BY TAKING
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 10 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781956
OFFENSE: BURG 1ST AFT 6/30/12
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781956
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY
INCARCERATION BEGIN: 12/04/2013
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE

INMATE INFORMATION

NAME: KELLY, MICHAEL BRETT
GDC ID: 1001202074

HYSICAL DESCRIPTION
YOB: 1994
RACE: WHITE
GENDER: MALE
HEIGHT: 5’08”
WEIGHT: 178
EYE COLOR: GREEN
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS
MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: HANCOCK STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE, W/O PAROLE

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES
A.K.A. KELLY,MICHAEL BRETT
STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 781862
OFFENSE: BURG 1ST AFT 6/30/12
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781862
OFFENSE: AGGRAV SODOMY
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

CASE NO: 781862
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

CASE NO: 781862
OFFENSE: AGGRAV ASSAULT
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781862
OFFENSE: THEFT BY TAKING
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 10 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 781862
OFFENSE: FALSE IMPRISONMENT
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: 10 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY
INCARCERATION BEGIN: 12/04/2013
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE

INMATE INFORMATION

NAME: KELLY, COURTNEY NICOLE
GDC ID: 1001201590
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
YOB: 1989
RACE: WHITE
GENDER: FEMALE
HEIGHT: 5’07”
WEIGHT: 120
EYE COLOR: HAZEL
HAIR COLOR: RED&ABN
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS
MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: PULASKI STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES
A.K.A. KELLY,COURTNEY NICOLE
STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 781841
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: BIBB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/05/2012
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY
INCARCERATION BEGIN: 11/27/2013
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE

Deadly Girlfriends: Amber Rose Smith killed her boyfriend, Trenton Mallory, as he slept; Sentenced to LWOP


Trenton Mallory

Trenton Dee Mallory obituary
Woman arrested in murder of Levering man
Smith silent at murder sentencing
Jury convicts Amber Smith of first degree murder
Court upholds Smith’s murder conviction

Movies/Documentaries
Snapped: Amber Smith
Bride Killa: Blinded by Money

INMATE INFORMATION

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

MDOC Number: 949143
SID Number: 3177373W
Name: AMBER ROSE SMITH
Racial Identification: White
Gender: Female
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Green
Height: 5′ 5″
Weight: 180 lbs.
Date of Birth: 04/16/1986 (31)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Huron Valley Complex/Women’s
Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

ALIASES
None

MARKS, SCARS & TATTOOS
Body Piercing- Left Ear
Body Piercing- Navel
Body Piercing- Right Ear
Scar- Center Abdomen
Scar- Left Hand
Tattoo- Left Hip – clover “Luck of the Irish”t
Tattoo- Lower Back – sun dial
Tattoo- Upper Left Foot – “Believe”
Tattoo- Upper Right Foot – locket w/ 2 skeleton keys “Marshall” “Carson”

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE
Sentence 1

Offense: Homicide – Open Murder – Statutory Short Form
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316C
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 14004001-FC-P
Date of Offense: 03/06/2014
County: Emmet
Date of Sentence: 11/26/2014
Conviction Type: Jury

Sentence 2
Offense: Weapons – Felony Firearms
Minimum Sentence: 2 years 0 months 0 days
MCL#: 750.227BA
Maximum Sentence: 2 years 0 months
Court File#: 14004001-FC-P
Date of Offense: 03/06/2014
County: Emmet
Date of Sentence: 11/26/2014
Conviction Type: Jury

Monsters Among Us: Gang member Brian Cooks pled no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of 9-year-old Janessa Ramirez; Sentenced to 21 years in prison


Janessa Ramirez

Hundreds hold vigil for Janessa Ramirez
Funeral held for slain 9-year-old Fresno girl
2 arrested in shooting death of Janessa Ramirez
Fresno Police Chief Announces Arrests In Janessa Ramirez Murder
1 of 2 suspects charged in Janessa Ramirez murder case
One suspect in Janessa Ramirez murder freed from jail; the other pleads not guilty
This gang member’s gunfire killed a young girl. His lawyer fears jurors will want revenge
Details of girl’s death from stray bullet revealed in Fresno courtroom
New revelation in murder of Janessa Ramirez
Gang member feared public outrage would deny him a fair murder trial. Judge disagreed
Chief Dyer reflects on Janessa Ramirez’s death as suspect faces sentence
Fresno Man Convicted Of Manslaughter In 9 Year-Old Janessa Ramirez’s Death
Cooks pleads to manslaughter in the death of 9-year-old Janessa Ramirez
Gang member gets 21 years for killing 9-year-old girl

INMATE INFORMATION

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