Killer Brothers: James and Joseph Pratt killed U.S. Forest Service Officer Brent “Jake” Jacobson; Sentenced to life in prison


Brent “Jake” Jacobson

Find-A-Grave: Brent Keith Jacobson
Officer Down Memorial Page: Officer Brent K. Jacobson
Forest officer dies in shootout
Idaho brothers testified in ’82 spy case
Two Men Arrested After Fatal Shootout Testified Against Spy Boyce
Fund set up for officer’s kin
Joseph Pratt v State of Idaho 2000 (dismissal of post-conviction relief affirmed)
Idaho Court of Appeals rejects killer’s claim Fri., Oct. 23, 2009
Convicted murderers granted parole
Idaho Brothers’ Botched Robbery Attempt Leads To Hostage Situation And Slaughter Of Cop

Defendants
James Pratt – pled guilty, sentenced to life in prison, released 2021
Joseph Pratt – pled guilty, sentenced to life in prison, released 2021

INMATE INFORMATION

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Deadly Brothers: Matthew Wayne Jones and Paul Michael Jones killed Shannon Siders when she rejected their sexual advances; Both sentenced to prison

Shannon Siders
Shannon Marie Siders

Find-A-Grave: Shannon Marie Siders
Into The Dark: The Murder Of Shannon Marie Siders
A father’s mission
Documentary about Shannon Siders’ murder, ‘Into the Dark,’ to air on WGVU
Brothers’ murder trial starts in Shannon Siders cold case; here’s recap of case
2 brothers charged with premeditated murder of Shannon Siders in 1989 cold case
Brothers charged in 1989 Siders murder
Two West Michigan Brothers Jailed for 25-Year-Old Murder
Shannon Siders’ father, reliving his daughter’s murder: ‘There are people who thought I did it.’
Documents Reveal Details in Shannon Siders’ Murder
Father of Shannon Siders on arrest of daughter’s alleged killers: ‘It’s the beginning of the end’
Brothers arrested in 1989 murder of Michigan teen
Shannon Siders 1989 murder case against one brother goes to jury
Convictions upheld for brothers in ‘grisly’ 1989 Newaygo County murder
1989 Shannon Siders murder, solved by cold-case team, subject of national TV show

Books
Hole in the Woods (fictionalized)

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Deadly Silence
Into The Dark
Cold Case Files: Circle of Friends

Defendants
Matthew Wayne Jones – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Paul Michael Jones – convicted, sentenced to 30-75 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

Convictions upheld for brothers in ‘grisly’ 1989 Newaygo County murder

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Deadly Silence
Into The Dark
Cold Case Files: Circle of Friends

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