Monsters Among Us: Matthew Roland Hoover charged with the rape and murder of 82-year-old Wilma Joan Ball


Wilma Ball

Wilma Ball obituary
‘An angel on earth’: Friend remembers 82-year-old homicide victim after arrest is made
Police investigating Angola woman’s death at Lake James home after homicide ruling
Prosecutor: Anderson man admitted to fatally stabbing 82-year-old northeastern Indiana woman; DNA evidence played key role
Arrest made in Lake James homicide
Former neighbor charged with murder in death of 82-year-old Wilma Ball at Lake James home
Man arraigned for murder of Wilma Ball
Prosecutor weighing death penalty for man accused of killing, raping Lake James woman
Hoover facing more charges in connection with Wilma Ball’s murder
Man accused of raping, killing Lake James woman seeking insanity defense

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: HOOVER, MATTHEW ROLAND
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 29
Location: Steuben County Jail
Race: White
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: S1302648
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 07/14/1992
Additional Information:

Deadly Women: Margaret Ann Allen killed her friend and housekeeper, Wenda Wright murder 2/8/2005


Wenda Wright

The Crimes of Death Row Inmate Margaret Allen
Woman Sentenced To Death For Killing Housekeeper
Woman Who Killed Housekeeper Sentenced to Death
Margaret A. Allen v State of Florida 2013 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Margaret Allen v State of Florida 2019 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Florida Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Titusville woman convicted of murder
The history of women on Florida’s Death Row
Murderpedia: Margaret Ann Allen
FL – Wenda Wright, 39, brutally murdered, Titusville, 8 Feb 2005
Margaret Ann Allen – Florida Death Row

Podcast
The Milk Carton Series: Death Row Margaret Allen

Defendants
Margaret Ann Allen – convicted, sentenced to death
James Martin – convicted, sentenced to 10 years in prison, died in prison 2017
Quinton Allen – convicted, sentenced to 21 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

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Serial Killer: Larry William Eyler *The Highway Killer*

Victims
Steven Crockett, 19 [10/23/1982 Kankakee, IL]
John R.F. Johnson, 25 [11/1982 Lowell, IN]
Steven Ray Agan, 23 [12/19/1982 Newport, IN]
John Roach, 23 [12/22/1982 Belleville, IN]
Ervin Dwayne Gibson, 16 [1/24/1983 Lake Forest, IL] (no picture)
John Daniel Bartlett, 19 [3/4/1983 Lake Village, IN]
Edgar Underkofler, 26 [3/4/1983 Vermillion County, IL] (no picture)
Michael Bauer, 22 [3/8/1983 Lake Village, IN]
Richard A. Wayne Jr, 17 [3/21/1983 Belleville, IN] (no picture)
Jay Trulon Reynolds, 29 [3/22/1983 Lexington, KY] (no picture)
Gustavo Pineda Herrera, 26 [4/8/1983 Lake County, IL]
Jimmie T. Roberts, 18 [5/10/1983 Cook County, IL] (no picture)
Daniel Scott McNeive, 21 [5/7/1983 Belleville, IN]
John Ingram Brandenburg Jr, 19 [5/29/1983 Newton County, IN]
Ralph E. Calise, 28 [8/31/1983 Lake Forest, IL] (no picture)
Eric R. Hansen, 18 [9/27/1983 Kenosha, WI (suspected)]
David M. Block, 22 [5/7/1984 Lake County, IL]
Daniel Bridges, 16 [8/21/1984 Chicago,IL] (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Steven M. “Steve” Crockett
Find-A-Grave: John R. F. Johnson
Find-A-Grave: Steven Ray “Steve” Agan
Find-A-Grave: John Lee “Johnny” Roach
Find-A-Grave: Ervin Dwayne Gibson
Find-A-Grave: John Daniel Bartlett
Find-A-Grave: AB Edgar A Underkofler Jr
Find-A-Grave: Michael C. Bauer
Find-A-Grave: Richard A. Wayne Jr.
Find-A-Grave: Jay Trulon Reynolds
Find-A-Grave: Gustavo Pineda Herrera
Find-A-Grave: Jimmie T. Roberts
Find-A-Grave: Daniel Scott McNeive
Find-A-Grave: John Ingram “Johnny” Brandenburg Jr.
Find-A-Grave: Ralph E. Calise
Find-A-Grave: Eric R. Hansen
Find-A-Grave: David M. Block
Find-A-Grave: Daniel H. “Danny” Bridges
Painter charged with one murder is suspect in 18 gay stabbings
Professor who lived with Eyler charged in ’82 torture killing
Professor Acquitted of Murder May Return to Teaching
People of the State of Illinois v Larry Eyler 1985 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Larry Eyler 1990 Confession Letter
People of the State of Illinois v Larry Eyler 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Death Row Inmate’s Death May Solve Several Unsolved Slayings
Indiana Unsolved: Identities sought for 2 victims of ‘The Highway Killer’ Larry Eyler
KN Cold Cases: Eric Hansen, found Oct. 4, 1983
Profile: Larry Eyler
Murderpedia: Larry Eyler
Wikipedia: Larry Eyler
Remains from 1983 ID’d as Chicago victim of serial killer Larry Eyler
Mystery solved as DNA linked to US serial killer
1983 Indiana Remains ID’d as Chicago Victim of Serial Killer Larry Eyler
Chicago man ID’d through genetic genealogy nearly 40 years after 4 human remains discovered in shallow IN grave
What To Know About The Highway Killer Before ‘Mark Of A Serial Killer’ Returns
Find-A-Grave: Larry Eyler

Podcast
Larry Eyler: Highway Killer

Books
Freed to Kill: The True Story of Serial Murderer Larry Eyler
The Highwayman: Larry Eyler, the Hoosier Highway Killer

Movies/Documentaries
The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science: Body Count
The Mark of a Serial Killer: Larry Eyler


Larry Eyler

Monsters Among Us: Curtis Warren Dawkins, high on drugs, forced his way into Thomas Bowman’s home and killed him; He was convicted and sentenced to LWOP*

Thomas James Bowman obituary
Find-A-Grave: Thomas James “Tom” Bowman
Man sentenced to life in prison for murder
An Addict, a Confessed Killer and Now a Debut Author
Man convicted of 2004 Kalamazoo murder publishes book
Michigan inmate’s published book raises ethics questions
From Convicted Murderer to Debut Author
Break-out stories: the murderer who hopes writing fiction will set him free
Should acclaimed prison writer profit from tragedy?
Convict wrote a hit book, now state wants to collect

Books
The Graybar Hotel: Stories

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Ronald Whitehead strangled Mary Carol Collins Kretschmar, who was 5 months pregnant, with an electrical cord and beat her with a steel rod; Sentenced to 54 years in prison


Mary Carol Collins Kretschmar

Find-A-Grave: Mary Carol Collins Kretschmar
Teen-age janitor held in reporter’s murder
A teen-age janitor has been charged with murder in…
Ronald Keith Whitehead v State of Indiana 1983 (mistrial)
Ronald Keith Whitehead v State of Indiana 1987 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Parole board denies clemency for man who killed
Find-A-Grave: Ronald Keith Whitehead

INMATE INFORMATION

DOC Number 31734
First Name RONALD
Middle Name
Last Name WHITEHEAD
Suffix
Date of Birth 03/1964
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Deceased
Earliest Possible Release Date 11/08/1996

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 08/28/1984
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 54 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number SV 84 4
County of Conviction LAGRANGE
Projected Release Date 11/08/1996

Possible Serial Killer: Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman

Victims
Connie Koontz, 56 [1/9/2019 Gardnerville, NV]
Sophia Renken, 74 [1/13/2019 Gardnerville, NV]
Gerald David, 80 [1/15/2019 Reno, NV]
Sharon David, 80 [1/15/2019 Reno, NV]

Find-A-Grave: Sophia M Hooyerink Renken
Find-A-Grave: Gerald “Jerry” David
Find-A-Grave: Sharon “Sherri” Kerr David
Sheriff’s Office investigates homicide in Gardnerville
Remembering the victims: Connie Koontz
Remembering the victims: Sophia Renken
Daughter of Connie Koontz, shot to death in Gardnerville, said her mother was her everything
Gerald David & Sharon David: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Sophia Renken was a tough and independent ‘Cookie’ who drove fast, gave generously
Killer of four being charged in Washoe and Douglas County
Accused Killer Martinez Guzman Now Officially Faces Charges In Douglas & Washoe Counties
Daughter: ‘It still hurts just as much’ two years after northern Nevada killing spree
More delays possible in Martinez Guzman murder case
New charges against accused killer of 4 in Nevada in 2019
New Charges Against Accused Killer Of 4 In 2019 Slayings In Nevada
Wikipedia: 2019 Nevada killing spree

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Eric Kortz charged with killing postal worker Louis Vignone because he believed he was poisoning his family


Louis Vignone

Louis Vignone obituary
Postal worker shot, killed in Collier Township, Allegheny County identified
Friends And Family Say Postal Worker Louis Vignone Sold His Home To Get Away From Accused Killer Eric Kortz
Pittsburgh Man Charged in Death of U.S. Postal Service Worker
Postal worker shot, killed in Collier; alleged shooter tells police he thought carrier poisoned him
Feds: Postal Worker Louis Vignone Shot, Killed In Collier Township By Ex-Neighbor Eric Kortz
Postal worker shot, killed in Collier Township by former neighbor who believed he was poisoned
Accused killer had confronted mail carrier previously on his route
Eric Kortz, Man Accused Of Shooting, Killing Postal Worker To Appear Before Federal Judge In Preliminary Hearing
Friends And Family Say Postal Worker Louis Vignone Sold His Home To Get Away From Accused Killer Eric Kortz
Postal worker fatally shot on route; former neighbor charged

Boyfriends From Hell: Army Sergeant Alonzo Dargan Jr charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Akeila Ware, and their unborn child


Akeila Ware

Pregnant woman dead after shooting, crash on Georgia highway
Pregnant woman fatally shot while driving on Georgia highway
Suspect accused of gunning down pregnant woman driving down busy highway arrested in NC
Sheriff’s Office: Arrest made in murder of pregnant woman in Troup County
Army sergeant arrested, accused of killing mother of their unborn child in Georgia
Fort Bragg soldier accused of killing pregnant woman in Georgia
Pregnant Georgia woman was killed by active-duty soldier who was father of her unborn child, sheriff says
Mother of Akeila Ware speaks out after announcement of arrest in murder investigation
Pregnant Georgia Mother Allegedly Killed by Married Fort Bragg Soldier Boyfriend
Army sergeant arrested, accused of killing mother of their unborn child in Georgia
Father Speaks Out About Pregnant Daughter Allegedly Killed by Fort Bragg Boyfriend: ‘Akeila Loved Her Life’
Fort Bragg soldier charged with killing pregnant girlfriend on Georgia highway
Fort Bragg soldier shot, killed pregnant woman, refusing extradition to Georgia

INMATE INFORMATION

Execution Alert: Ernest Lee Johnson executed for the murder of 3 people during a robbery of Casey’s General Store


Mary Bratcher

Victims
Mary Bratcher, 46
Mable Scruggs, 57
Fred Jones, 58

Find-A-Grave: Mary Catherine Elder Bratcher
Find-A-Grave: Mable Anna Good Scruggs
Robbers Kill 3 in Missouri Convenience Store
A timeline of events in the Ernest Lee Johnson case
Advocates say intellectually disabled Missouri murderer should not be executed next week
Missouri man to be executed next week, supporters push for clemency
Missouri Supreme Court declines to halt Johnson execution
Missouri governor denies clemency to death row inmate Ernest Johnson
Convicted Columbia murderer Ernest Lee Johnson set to be executed Tuesday
Missouri preparing for execution of Ernest Johnson
Victim’s family prepares for execution of their mother’s killer, Ernest Lee Johnson
Murderpedia: Ernest Lee Johnson
Missouri execution to go on as scheduled, despite pope’s plea
State to carry out sentence of Mr. Ernest Lee Johnson
Convicted killer Ernest Johnson executed despite questions over his intellectual capacity
Missouri man executed for killing 3 workers in ’94 robbery
Missouri executes Ernest Johnson, who killed three Columbia Casey’s employees in 1994

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: JOHNSON, ERNEST L
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 61
Location: Eastern Reception Diagnostic & Correctional Center
Race:African American
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 00990118
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 08/20/1960
Additional Information:

Monsters Among Us: Sherry Lee Heffernan charged with killing her 87-year-old father, John Enders, and his 75-year-old girlfriend, Francoise Pitoy

Victims
John Enders, 87
Francoise Pitoy, 75

Chester County Woman, Sherry Heffernan, Facing Charges For Murder of Father, His Girlfriend In Surf City
Pennsylvania woman charged in fatal stabbings of father and his girlfriend at LBI home
Manchester Woman ID’d As Dead In Surf City ‘Targeted Attack’
Pennsylvania Woman Accused of Murdering Elderly Pair at New Jersey Home
Pennsylvania woman charged with two counts of murder
Daughter Of One Victim Charged In Surf City Murders
Argument over will cited in Surf City slayings of 87-year-old, his girlfriend
Woman charged in slayings of 2 at Jersey Shore says she’s being framed
‘I was framed’: Woman denies murdering dad, girlfriend at NJ shore home

INMATE INFORMATION

Alias: HEFFERNAN, SHERRY
Offender Name: HEFFERNAN, SHERRY LEE
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 55
Location:
Race:White
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 0077942
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 07/06/1966
Additional Information:
Aliases
HEFFERNAN, SHERRY

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