Monsters Among Us: Darrell Devere Poulson raped and killed 11-year-old Karen Ann Mechling; Sentenced to death, which was changed to life in prison


Karen Ann Mechling

Find-A-Grave: Karen Ann Mechling
Utah begins hunt for girl’s slayer
2 Attorneys interview suspect in girl slaying
3 witnesses testify in baby-sitter death (part 1)
Poulson (part 2)
Murder suspect moved to Provo
12 of the most notorious murderers with ties to Utah County (about 1/2 way down)
State of Utah v Darrell Devere Poulson 1962
State of Utah v Darrell Devere Poulson 1964 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Darrell Devere Poulson v John W. Turner, Warden 1966 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Death Commutation Hearing For Slayer
Board of Pardon’s denies slayer Poulson’s appeal
Killer of babysitter, 11, will be freed by Utah
The Unforgiven: Chapter 6

Books
The Unforgiven: Utah’s Executed Men


Darrell Devere Poulson

One Response

  1. Anyone who kidnaps and kills a child should die in prison. Letting this guy out of prison had to excruciating for the little girls family. Not justice!

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