Murder In The Family: Brent Hanson pled guilty to triple family murder in Milbank, SD with a baseball bat; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Clyde Hanson,
Jessica Hanson,
Annika Hanson, (unborn)

Find-A-Grave: Clyde Hanson
Find-A-Grave: Jessica Hanson
Find-A-Grave: Annika “Baby Girl” Hanson
At a Christmas card exchange, a man admitted to killing his brother and pregnant sister-in-law, police chief says
Hanson says he ‘snapped’ when he killed Milbank couple, according to court document
‘Kind, Modest’ Husband and 9-Months-Pregnant Wife Are Murdered, Allegedly by Man’s Brother
‘Kind’ Husband, 9-Months-Pregnant Wife Murdered by Brother Who ‘Snapped,’ Cops Say
Family of Slain Brother, Pregnant Wife ‘Heartbroken’ Over Alleged Killer’s Plea Deal
Milbank man takes plea deal, gets life in prison for Dec. 2021 death of his brother, sister-in-law and unborn baby
‘No Peace In Sight’: Family ‘Heartbroken’ Over Man’s Plea Deal In Brother, Pregnant Wife’s Slaying
Brent Hanson sentenced to life in prison for Milbank murders
Man given life in prison in triple murder, said he ‘snapped’
Milbank man takes plea deal, gets life in prison for Dec. 2021 death of his brother, sister-in-law and unborn baby
Family Opposes ‘Brash’ Plea Deal for South Dakota Man Who Allegedly Murdered His Brother and Pregnant Sister-in-Law

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Family Annihlator: Gavin Smith charged with killing his mother, stepfather and brothers; Will be tried as an adult

Victims
Risa Mae Saunders, 39
Daniel Dale Long, 37
Gage Xavier Ripley Long, 12
Jameson Aries Long, 3

Risa Gage Jameson Saunders obituary
Daniel Dale Long obituary
Find-A-Grave: Risa Mae Saunders
Find-A-Grave: Daniel Dale “Dan” Long
Find-A-Grave: Gage Xavier Ripley
Find-A-Grave: Jameson Aries Long
Relationship between teenagers accused in quadruple Elkview murder a ‘perfect storm’
Teenage suspect found hiding behind dresser after murders of four family members
Teen charged in quadruple murder case to be tried as an adult; more details released
West Virginia Teen Who Allegedly Massacred Four Family Members, Including Baby Brother, to Stand Trial as Adult
Teen charged in quadruple murder to transfer to adult facility
Man indicted in the deaths of family members
West Virginia Teen Indicted in Family Murders of Mother, Stepfather, and Two Younger Brothers
No bond for teen charged as adult in Elkview quadruple murders

INMATE INFORMATION

GAVIN BLAINE SMITH
Age 18
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth May 17, 2004
Aliases GAVIN BLAIN SMITH
ID Number 3658351
Custody Status Date May 18, 2022 04:48 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility
Book Date May 18, 2022 03:25 PM EDT

LOCATION
South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility
1001 Centre Way
Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 558-1336

Todt Family murders: Anthony Todt allegedly confessed to killing his wife, Megan, and their 3 children, Alek, Tyler and Zoe; and their dog, Breezy

Victims
Megan Denise Todt, 42
Aleksander Todt, 13
Tyler Todt, 11
Zoe Todt, 4
Breezy, family dog

Find-A-Grave: Megan Denise Gula Todt
Find-A-Grave: Aleksander J. “Alek” Todt
Find-A-Grave: Tyler J. Todt
Find-A-Grave: Zoe Todt
Florida Dad Arrested After Wife, 3 Kids, Dog Are Found Dead in Disney-Developed Home
Neighbors, children react to 4 bodies found in Celebration
Man who confessed to killing family at Celebration home on investigators’ radar for months, records show
Todt family slaying: Dad in custody after family found dead in Disney World community
Man accused of killing wife, 3 kids and dog at Celebration home jailed without bail
Dad Accused of Killing Family in Upscale Celebration Community May Have Lived with Bodies for Weeks
Anthony Todt, the Colchester man who confessed to killing his family in Celebration, Fla., was a man under pressure – from creditors, landlords, Medicaid investigators and federal agents
Fla. Dad Accused of Killing Family in Upscale Celebration Home Now Claims He ‘Wasn’t There’
Man who confessed to killing family at Celebration home on investigators’ radar for months, records show
Father of man accused of killing Celebration family tried to have wife killed in 1980s, records show
After Crucial Ruling, Defense Fails to Suppress Man’s Follow-Up Confession That He Murdered His Wife, Three Kids, and the Family Dog
Trial delayed to April for man accused of killing family in Celebration
Anthony Todt: Trial date set for man accused of killing wife, children in Celebration
Florida prosecutors may call over 70 witnesses in Todt trial
Accused Family Annihilator’s Defense Can’t Fully Suppress His Alleged Confessions At Trial
News Archive: Todt Family murders

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Family Annihilator: Kelly Holland killed his wife, 2 children and mother-in-law, then set fire to the house; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Summer Holland, 22
Dillian Daley, 4
Marissa Meyer, 3
Donna Daley, 49 (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Summer Daley Holland
Find-A-Grave: Dillian Daley
Find-A-Grave: Marissa Meyer
Find-A-Grave: Donna Lee Sinnett Daley
Police question suspect in slayings of four
Police arrest husband of slain woman
Clues, inconsistencies led to man’s arrest in Corydon slayings
Man accused in deaths submits to plea agreement
Man backs out of plea agreement in deaths of four
Harrison man admits killing family
‘We Lost 3 Generations In One Night’: A Young Woman, Her Kids, And Her Mom Killed In Family Massacre

Movies/Documentaries
Family Massacre: Holland

INMATE INFORMATION

KELLY K HOLLAND
DOC Number 116194
First Name KELLY
Middle Name K
Last Name HOLLAND
Suffix
Date of Birth 10/1971
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Indiana State Prison
Earliest Possible Release Date 00/00/0000

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 05/16/2001
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days LIFE
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 31D01-0003-CF-278
County of Conviction HARRISON
Projected Release Date 00/00/0000

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 05/16/2001
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days LIFE
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 31D01-0003-CF-278
County of Conviction HARRISON
Projected Release Date 00/00/0000

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 05/16/2001
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 65 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 31D01-0003-CF-278
County of Conviction HARRISON
Projected Release Date 00/00/0000

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 05/16/2001
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 65 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 31D01-0003-CF-278
County of Conviction HARRISON
Projected Release Date 00/00/0000

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 05/16/2001
Description ARSON
Term in Years / Months / Days 50 00 00000
Type of Conviction FA
Indiana Citation Code 35-43-1-1
Cause Number 31D01-0003-CF-278
County of Conviction HARRISON
Projected Release Date 00/00/0000

Family Annihilator: Robert Dreesman killed 6 family members, then killed himself

Victims
John Ubbe Dreesman, 79
Agnes Dreesman, 74
Marilyn Chuang, 48
Jason Chuang, 12
Jennifer Chuang, 11
Joshua Chuang, 8

Find-A-Grave: John Ubbe Dreesman
Find-A-Grave: Agnes Alexa Brown Dreesman
Find-A-Grave: Marilyn Dreesman Chuang
Find-A-Grave: Jason Matthew Chuang
Find-A-Grave: Jennifer Angela Chuang
Find-A-Grave: Joshua Alexander Chuang
Jealousy may have driven Iowa man to kill six relatives and himself
Police find family killed at home in Iowa
7 in Algona family shot to death
Family violence leaves 7 dead in Iowa (part 1)
Killed (part 2)
7 killed in Iowa murder-suicide
Authorities Say Loner Accused of Killing Family May Have Felt Neglected
Iowa murder-suicide still puzzling authorities
Autopsies on Iowa victims show 4 were shot in head
The reclusive son of a prominent Algona family shot…
Murderpedia: Robert J. Dreesman
Find-A-Grave: Robert J. Dreesman

Family Annihilator: Eben McDowell, suffering from a schizophrenic break, killed his family, then started shooting at the police, who killed him

Victims
Charles Klepetar, 78
Robert H. McDowell, 59
Elizabeth McDowell, 48,
Daniel McDowell, 22

Find-A-Grave: Dr Charles Klepetar
Find-A-Grave: Robert Hume McDowell
Find-A-Grave: Elizabeth Klepetar McDowell
Find-A-Grave: Daniel H. McDowell
Find-A-Grave: Eben H. McDowell
Elizabeth and Robert’s wedding announcement
Coping with grief
Police Kill Suspect in 4 Slayings
Suspect In Quadruple Murder Slain By Police
Man who murdered family had history of mental illness
McDowell Family Murders

Movies/Documentaries
Your Worst Nightmare: Cabin in the Woods


Eben McDowell

Family Annihilator: I am having a bad day… *Parole denied in 2019, must serve at least 10 more years*

Victims
Walter Harvey Shrout, 43
Becky Shrout, 44
Kristen Shrout, 14
Lauren Shrout, 12

Find-A-Grave: Walter Harvey Shrout
Find-A-Grave: Rebecca Johnson Shrout
Find-A-Grave: Kristen Elizabeth Shrout
Find-A-Grave: Lauren Rebecca Shrout
Honors Student Kills Family, Goes to Class
Honor student charged in shooting deaths of family
Teen Remains Jailed as Four Family Members Are Buried
Youth Spared in 4 Slayings
Schoolhouse Rocked
Clay Shrout: An Analysis
Clay Shrout: Florence teen killed his parents, sisters in their home almost 20 years ago
The Clay Shrout killings, 20 years later
The story of Clay Shrout and is his old house haunted?? (There is a nice article about what happened and possible haunting – read the comments, very insightful)
Class Held Hostage: Clay Shrout
Murderpedia: Clay Nathaniel Shrout
Clay Shrout tells board ‘I hate what happened. I hate the way my life has turned out’
Parole denied: Clay Shrout, who killed family, faces at least 10 more years in prison
Parole denied for NKY man convicted of killing parents, holding class hostage

Movies/Documentaries
Shattered: A Very Bad Day

INMATE INFORMATION

Family Annihilator: Ricky Wayne Forsyth killed his estranged wife, Jolene, their 3 kids and 2 other children

Victims
Mary Jolene Forsyth, 39
Brian Forsyth, 18
Nikki Forsyth, 17
Jessica Forsyth, 11
Martina Napodano, 9
Helen Napodano, 8

Find-A-Grave: Mary Jolene Rinehart Forsyth
Find-A-Grave: Brian Sean Forsyth
Find-A-Grave: Nikki Ann Forsyth
Find-A-Grave: Jessica Michelle Forsyth
Six found slain in Iowa
Six people found dead in home
Six killed, one critically wounded in apparent domestic dispute
Slain Girls Were More Than Just Sisters
Ricky Wayne Forsyth v John Ault II 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Murderpedia: Rick Wayne Forsyth
The Dark Side of Iowa: Ricky Forsyth

INMATE INFORMATION

Name Ricky Wayne Forsyth
Offender Number 1057661
Sex M
Birth Date 06/30/1950
Location Anamosa State Penitentiary
Offense MURDER 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 05/31/1994
Recall Date
Mandatory Minimum (if applicable)

Charges
SUPERVISION STATUS: Prison
OFFENSE CLASS: A Felony
COUNTY OF COMMITMENT: Warren

Family Annihilator: Edward Chen killed his parents and brother, left them in their house for about 4 years, then dumped their bodies in the Chesapeake Bay

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Yeh-Mei Chen and Chen home

Victims
Wu-Hung Chen, 53
Yeh-Mei Chen, 52
Raymond Chen, 25

Son Arrested in ’95 Deaths
Son Charged with Murdering Family in Great Falls
Police: Bodies kept in home for years (part 1)
Deaths: Police plan to search Chesapeake for three bodies (part 2)
Bodies Left in Home 4 Years, Police Say
Fairfax Man Admits Killing Parents, Brother
Court gives man 36 years for murdering his family
Man Gets 36 Years in Family Murder
Ex-Girlfriend of Va. Killer Admits Helping Him Hide Theft
Killer’s Former Girlfriend Jailed for Taking Money
Love and Murder in Great Falls
For Love or Money
‘Ghosts of Great Falls:’ Chen Family Murders in ’95 Featured on Investigation Discovery Channel

Movies/Documentaries
Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall: The Strange Case of Edward Chen

Defendants
Edward Chen – pled guilty, sentenced to 36 years in prison
Vickie Henry – pled guilty (for her part in the money aspect, she was not involved in the actual murders); sentenced to jail time

INMATE INFORMATION

Edward Chen

OFFENDER ID NUMBER: 1023079
OFFENDER NAME: Edward Yi Chen
SEX: Male
RACE: Asian or Pacific Islander
VADOC RELEASE DATE: 08/04/2033
LOCATION: Augusta Correctional Center

Family Annihilator: Thomas Jesse Lee charged with killing his family and a family friend

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Lee home scene

Victims
Christie Lee, 33
Bailey Burtron, 16
William Burtron, 69
Sheila Burtron, 68
Iiaonna Green, 18

Georgia man accused of murdering five taken into custody, sheriff says
Georgia man accused of killing wife, 4 others
Suspect wanted after five bodies found in LaGrange home
Georgia Home Massacre: Five Found Dead In Single House, Hunt Is On For Thomas Jesse Lee
Thomas Jesse Lee Hunted After 5 Found Dead in LeGrange, Georgia: Cops
Suspect in 5 Troup Co. killings in custody
Man suspected in Troup Co. murder arrested in Miss.
Suspect in quintuplet homicide arrested in Mississippi

Thomas Jesse Lee
Thomas Jesse Lee

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