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Monsters Among Us: Steven Allen Abrams “The Playground Killer” killed 2 children and injured at least 5 others when he deliberately drove onto the playground; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Brandon Cody Wiener, 3
Sierra Beth Soto, 4

Find-A-Grave: Brandon Cody Wiener
Find-A-Grave: Sierra Beth Soto
A shining star blacked out
Abrams pleads not guilty to murder charges
Driver wanted to kill the ‘innocent’
Preschool Reopens 9 Days After Car Killed 2 Youngsters
Jury Finds O.C. Playground Killer Sane
Man Drove Through Playground Sane
Man gets life for daycare deaths
May 3, 1999: Steven Allen Abrams steers…
Wikipedia: Costa Mesa school massacre

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name ABRAMS, STEVEN ALLEN
CDCR Number T02850
Age 61
Admission Date 12/22/2000
Current Location California Medical Facility
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) LWOP
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration at this time.

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

Cold Case: Jerry Lynn Burns killed Michelle Marie Martinko, in 1979, solved by DNA in 2018; Sentenced to LWOP


Michelle Marie Martinko

Find-A-Grave: Michelle Marie Martinko
Iowa Cold Cases: Michelle Marie Martinko
Michelle Martinko stories
40 years later: What we know about Michelle Martinko and the arrest that re-opened the cold case
Jury seated in Jerry Burns murder trial
Michelle Martinko murder case evidence photos
Iowa Teen Was Fatally Stabbed in Mall Parking Lot Decades Ago — and Her Killer Was Just Convicted
Jerry Burns sentenced to life for killing Michelle Martinko in 1979
Jerry Burns sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of Michelle Martinko
Jerry Burns, convicted of killing Michelle Martinko, officially sentenced to life in prison
Wikipedia: Murder of Michelle Martinko
Jerry Burns hires “Making a Murderer” lawyer to appeal Michelle Martinko conviction
Police search of DNA behind much of the argument in Jerry Burns’ appeal

Podcasts
Murder at the Mall: The Michelle Martinko Case

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: And Then There Were Three
48 Hours: Murder at the Mall

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Information
Name Jerry Lynn Burns
Offender Number 6931989
Sex M
Birth Date 12/23/1953
Location Anamosa State Penitentiary
Offense MURDER 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 08/14/2020

Cold Case: Andre William Lepere charged with the rape and murder of 79-year-old Viola Hagenkord


Viola Hagenkord

New Mexico man arrested 4 decades after 79-year-old Anaheim woman was sexually assaulted, killed in her apartment
Andre William Lepere Of New Mexico Arrested In 1980 Murder, Sexual Assault Of 79-Year-Old Anaheim Woman
Man Charged with Rape-Murder of Woman 41 Years Ago in Anaheim
41 years after Anaheim woman’s killing, DNA evidence leads to arrest
After 41 years, DNA from genealogy database leads to arrest in death of 79-year-old Anaheim grandmother
New Mexico man arrested in 1980 murder, sexual assault of 79-year-old Anaheim woman
New Mexico man charged in 41-year-old California cold case murder, authorities say
Man charged with murder of woman found raped, dead in Anaheim apartment 41 years ago

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: LEPERE, ANDRE W
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 64
Location: Otero County Detention Center
Race: White
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 65289
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 04/16/1957

Monsters Among Us: Convicted sex offender Henry Earl Dinkins charged with abducting and killing 10-year-old Breasia Terrell


Breasia Terrell

Facebook: Remembering Breasia Terrell
Search for Breasia Terrell continues after authorities issue Amber Alert
Eight months later, missing Davenport girl Breasia Terrell’s mother not giving up hope
‘Justice needs to be served’: Community mourns death of Breasia Terrell
Davenport lost a daughter: Remembering the search for Breasia Terrell
Iowa memorial grows for Breasia Terrell
Timeline of Events: Murder, kidnapping charge filed in the death of Breasia Terrell
Human remains discovered in Iowa last week identified as missing 10-year-old Breasia Terrell; homicide investigation underway
Murder charges filed in Breasia Terrell case; authorities say Henry Dinkins shot 10-year-old Davenport girl
Henry Dinkins charged with murder, kidnapping in Breasia Terrell case
Judge: Dinkins to be held without bond in Breasia Terrell death
Sex Offender Charged with Murder Weeks After Missing Iowa Girl, 10, Was Found Dead

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Marvin Rex Lake charged with the capital murder of 1-year-old Ahren Joshua DeHart


Ahren Joshua DeHart

El Paso police open murder investigation after 1-year-old boy dies from head injuries
Family speaks out after police say infant with local ties is killed by family friend
Family speaks out after slaying of 1-year-old boy
Man facing capital murder charge in death of 1-year-old in El Paso
Murder suspect to remain in jail following death of 1-year-old boy
Man charged with capital murder after Texas infant dies
gofundme: Ahren Joshua DeHart

INMATE INFORMATION

Cold Case: Clayton Bernard Foreman charged with the 1995 rape and murder of former classmate, Mary Catherine Edwards, linked by DNA


Mary Catherine Edwards

Find-A-Grave: Mary Catherine Edwards
Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details: Mary Catherine Edwards
DNA helps crack cold case in unsolved murder of Beaumont teacher
Trash and DNA evidence lead to arrest in 1995 murder of Beaumont teacher
New details about arrest in 1995 Beaumont teacher rape and murder
Arrest made in connection with 1995 Beaumont slaying
Suspect in custody out-of-state in connection to Mary Catherine Edwards murder
Reynoldsburg man charged with capital murder in 1995 death of Texas teacher
Man in custody in Ohio charged with 1995 murder of Beaumont teacher
Man Accused Of 1995 Cold Case Killing Of Beloved Teacher Who Once Served As A Bridesmaid In His Wedding
Man Accused in Cold Case 1995 Drowning Murder of Teacher Who’d Been Bridesmaid at His Wedding

INMATE INFORMATION

Clayton Bernard Foreman
Credit: Beaumont Police Department

CLAYTON B FOREMAN
Age 61
Gender Male
Race White

Date of Birth Apr 22, 1960
ID Number 0416995
Custody Status Date May 04, 2021 01:35 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Franklin County Corrections Center II
Book Date Apr 29, 2021 05:57 PM EDT

LOCATION
Franklin County Corrections Center II
2460 Jackson Pike
Columbus, OH 43223
(614) 525-7100

Somers House Tavern shooting: Rakayo Alandis Vinson charged with killing three persons and wounding three

Victims
Cedric Gaston, 24
Atkeem Stevenson, 26
Kevin Donaldson, 22

Friends, family remember Somers House shooting victims
‘Senseless tragedy’: Gov. Evers responds to Somers House Tavern shooting
Kenosha shooting victims identified; What we know
3 killed, 2 injured in Kenosha County tavern shooting, sheriff’s office says
Witnesses heard gunfire, screams during Somers House shooting
Suspect in custody in Somers House shooting; third person reported injured
Suspect apprehended in shooting at Kenosha County tavern that killed 3
Suspect arrested in shooting at Somers House tavern in Kenosha County that killed 3, injured 3 others
24-year-old suspect in Somers House tavern shooting held on $4M bond
3 Friends Killed in Wis. Bar Shooting Are ID’d, as Police Reveal Suspect Was Kicked Out of Tavern

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Jesse Sterling Gentle charged with the murder of 72-year-old Merle Jay Sorensen


Merle Jay Sorensen

Merle Jay Sorenson obituary
Find-A-Grave: Merle Jay “WolfBrother” Sorensen
Man charged with first-degree murder after 72-year-old is shot to death
Man fatally shot in Rigby home, suspect in custody
Man fatally shot in Rigby home
Arrest made in Jefferson County homicide case
Man charged with murder makes first court appearance
Witness surprises defense team with new information during murder preliminary hearing
Rigby first-degree murder case moves to district court
Gentle case moves forward following preliminary hearing

INMATE INFORMATION

JESSE STERLING GENTLE
Age 22
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Apr 24, 1999
ID Number 147356
Custody Status Date Apr 20, 2021 07:11 PM MDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Jefferson County Jail
Book Date Nov 17, 2020 09:08 AM MST

LOCATION
Jefferson County Jail
200 Courthouse Way
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-6574

Serial Killer: Gayno Gilbert Smith killed 6 people – all family members – in Iowa; Sentenced to life in prison

Victims
Juanita Smith, [11/1961] (stepmother) (no picture)
Andrew Rex McBeth, 51 [5/27/1962] (uncle)
Dora Mae Smith McBeth, 41 [5/27/1962] (aunt)
Amos Rex McBeth, 19 [5/27/1962] (cousin)
Anna McBeth, 19 [5/27/1962] (cousin)
Donna Jean McBeth Kellogg, 17 [5/27/1962] (cousin)
Patsy Lou McBeth, 15 (survived) (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Andrew Rex “Andy” McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Dora Mae Smith McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Amos Rex McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Anna Katherine McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Donna Jean McBeth Kellogg
Massive Hunt for Killer (about 1/3 way down)
Gayno Smith stepmother’s body found 1
Gayno Smith stepmother body found 2
“She Hit Him…He Knocked Her Down”
Gayno Smith Sentence-d to Six Consecutive life Terms
Man serving five life sentences for killing family dies
Notorious killer dies in custody
Find-A-Grave: Gayno Gilbert Smith
Murderpedia: Gayno Gilbert Smith
Wikipedia: Gayno Smith


Gayno Gilbert Smith

McBeth Family Murders-Nephew goes on Killing spree in 1962

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