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Parents Gone Wild! Theresa Bentaas charged with abandoning her newborn in a ditch after giving birth in 1981

I read about this case a month ago and it really hit me hard. Really hard. So much so that it has taken me this long to post on it. I remember this time period in my life. I was a senior in high school, ready to graduate and go on with my life. My biggest goal at the time was to get married and have children. I did not feel any pressure for that, in fact, just the opposite. But then a month ago I read this story and it took me right back to that time in my life. All I could think of was how much I wanted to be a mother and here one threw away the life of her newborn (allegedly). I cannot imagine her mindset or how she was feeling when this happened. I expect that she was scared about what others would think. However, with that said, there was so much she could have done without killing this child. Even though there were no Safe Haven laws then, I am sure that a hospital would have taken this child as an alternative. She still could have done this in secret, in my opinion. But there is absolutely no excuse or justification for what she did. This baby had frozen tears on his cheeks. It makes me cry every time I think of it. For the record, she has admitted this all to the detectives according to one of the articles. Hopefully she will resolve this case fast. After all, she hurt her family and community. A community that still grieves for this child.

Theresa Rose Bentaas has a trial date of June 10, 2019.

A Dead Baby Was Found in a Ditch in 1981. DNA Helped Charge the Mother With Murder.
‘We needed to get justice’: DNA’s controversial role in solving Baby Andrew case
Sioux Falls police seeking information about 1981 cold case
South Dakota woman pleads not guilty in cold case murder
Sioux Falls Mother Charged In Cold Case Will Stay In Jail
June trial set for South Dakota woman in 1981 death of baby
Bentaas murder case to be prosecuted under 1981 laws
‘He never got the chance to live’: Man who found Baby Andrew talks about arrest
Man who found baby in 1981 reacts to arrest in cold case homicide

INMATE INFORMATION

First Name: THERESA
Middle Name: ROSE
Last Name: BENTAAS
Inmate Number: 19-03612
Intake Date: 2019-03-08
Intake Time: 10:25 AM
Facility: Jail
Bond Amount: 250000.00
Charges: WARRANT original charge 22-16-4 Murder in First Degree/Felony Murder

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Fugitive Friday: Tyrom Walter Theis wanted for the murder of 3 women during a robbery in 1994

Victims
Mary Beth Wheeler, 25
Rosealie Fey-Girtz, 51
Virginia Kay Endicott, 47

Yesterday, January 17, 2019 was the 25th anniversary of this horrific event. To the victims families, I am so sorry and also sorry that justice has not been completed. I hope that he is still alive and is caught and brought to justice. Twenty-five years is a long time to wait for justice.

Cold Case: Gresham’s most gruesome murder
Wanted for Murder: Tyrom Walter Theis
Unsolved Mysteries: Tyrom Theis
Where is Ty Theis? (comments are interesting)
was this mystery ever on UM (comments here too)
TYROM THEIS: Fugitive from Gresham, OR – 10 Feb 1994 – Age 20
Facebook: Tyrom Thies


Tyrom Walter Theis

Monsters Among Us: John D. Miller charged with the 1988 rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley


April Tinsley

Grabill man charged with the cold-case murder of April Tinsley
Police make arrest in April Tinsley murder, 1988 Fort Wayne cold case
Police make arrest in April Tinsley case
Arrest made in notorious April Tinsley cold case
Man arrested in notorious April Tinsley cold case
Man arrested in connection with 30-year-old cold case rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley
DNA evidence credited for arrest in April Tinsley’s 1988 killing
Cold Case Confession: April Marie Tinsley’s Killer Caught, Say Police
Community reacts to Tinsley case arrest
Indiana child killer who taunted police featured on Investigation Discovery
DNA evidence credited for arrest in April Tinsley’s 1988 killing
Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Notes from a Killer


John D Miller

Cold Case: Monsters Among Us: Michael Anthony Galvan charged with the 1979 murder of newlywed, Debra Sue Reiding


Debra Sue Reiding

Case Info: Victim Debra Sue Reiding
Newly-retrieved DNA could give detectives break in 1979 cold case murder
Police hope witnesses come forward after indictment of Austin suspect in 1979 murder of newlywed
Austin man arrested in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed
Austin man indicted in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed Debra Reiding
Grand jury indicts Austin man in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed 18-year-old
Austin man indicted in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed Debra Reiding
Austin Police Announced Arrest, Indictment in 1979 Homicide and Rape
Police hope witnesses come forward after indictment of Austin suspect in 1979 murder of newlywed
DNA links barber to Texas newlywed’s cold case murder from 1979
‘I’m shocked. He cut my hair for years’ | Austin barber accused of rape, murder nearly 40 years ago

INMATE INFORMATION

GALVAN, MICHAEL

Booking Number: 1817395 Booked: 5/24/2018 18:59
Arresting Agency: AUSTIN POLICE DEPT Offense #: A181440264
Facility: TRAVIS COUNTY CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
Charge (1)

— Cause Number: D1DC18900085
Charge Authority: NEW WARRANT – CLASS B OR ABOVE
Bond: $750,000.00 ANY TYPE OF BOND
Sentenced to 0 days 0 months

Monsters Among Us: Rodney Clark raped and strangled Dana Frader; Sentenced to LWOP


Dana Fader

Find-A-Grave: Dana Elizabeth Fader
25 years after woman’s Lake Worth murder, officials say they finally got their man
Rodney Clark, Dana Fader murder case: DNA test leads to arrest in 25-year-old Lake Worth murder
Palm Beach County cold case murder of mom headed for trial; first case under new death penalty law
Death penalty trial begins in 1987 Lake Worth murder
Murder victim’s sister testifies in trial of Mississippi man accused in 1987 slaying
Guilty verdict in 1987 cold case murder; prosecutors seeking death penalty
Jury decides against death penalty for man who raped, killed woman in 1987
Dana Fader murder: Rodney Clark spared death penalty for 30-year-old Lake Worth case

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Last Night Before Murder

INMATE INFORMATION

ID Photo

DC Number: B15854
Name: CLARK, RODNEY
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: GRAY OR PARTIALLY GRAY
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’05”
Weight: 179 lbs.
Birth Date: 11/01/1966
Initial Receipt Date: 10/02/2017
Current Facility: DADE C.I.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Psycho For Love: Donnie Rudd charged with the cold case murder of his wife of 1 month, Noreen Kumeta Rudd


Noreen Kumeta Rudd

Disbarred Lawyer Arrested For 1973 Murder Of His Wife
Ex-Chicago attorney charged in wife’s 1973 murder
No bail for former attorney charged with wife’s 1973 murder in Barrington
Ex-Chicago attorney charged in wife’s murder free after posting huge bail
Medical treatments ordered for disbarred attorney charged in 1973 murder
Man charged in wife’s 1973 death can use portion of bond money for expert witness at trial, judge rules
Life insurance details to be allowed at trial of man accused in 1973 death of wife
Insurance policies motive for former condo attorney to murder wife, says prosecutor
Living With The Devil
Barrington woman co-writes memoir about life with stepfather facing murder charges
Man charged with wife’s 1973 Barrington Township murder focus of TV special

Books
Living With The Devil

Movies/Documentaries
Keith Morrison Investigates: Who is Donnie Rudd?


Donnie Rudd

Adeline Wilford murder 1/5/1987 Easton, MD *3 young men convicted of her brutal murder; All sentenced to prison*

Two men serving life in prison for 1987 murder ask Md. judge to reopen case
Two seek new trial in 1987 murder
Witness saw car at home on day of murder
Jonathan D. Smith v State of Maryland 2002 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
‘The Innocence Project’ Says Two Men Wrongfully Convicted of Murder in Talbot County
Judge to hear new evidence in 1987 Easton murder case
Judge denies motions in Wilford case
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 1
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 2
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 3
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 4
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 5
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 6
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 7

Movies/Documentaries
Unusual Suspects – Deadly Intent: Down to the Wire

Defendants
Jonathan David Smith Sr – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
David Ronald Faulkner – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Ray Earl Andrews Sr. – convicted, sentenced to 10 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

Last Name: SMITH
First Name: JONATHAN
Middle Name: D SR
Date of Birth: 07/11/1969
DOC ID: 301462
Location: Eastern Correctional Institution

INMATE INFORMATION

Last Name: FAULKNER
First Name: JONATHAN
Middle Name: R
Date of Birth: 0/12/1964
DOC ID: 302132
Location: Jessup Correctional Institution

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