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Monsters Among Us: Donald DuBray killed Suzette Pritchard while she was working at Keith’s Town Pump convenience store; Sentenced to life in prison

From Donald Dubray’s appeal:
On the night of October 6, 1986, Suzette Pritchard was working at a Town Pump convenience store located on 10th Avenue South in Great Falls.   Friends of Suzette’s, including Becky Hill, Vicki Kuhn, and Suzette’s sister, Annette Pritchard, visited Suzette at work periodically throughout her shift that night.   At about 12:55 a.m., Annette, Becky, and Vicki left to get Suzette french fries from a nearby Burger King. When they returned about five minutes later, they noticed a maroon-colored car parked behind the Town Pump that they had not seen before.   The three generally described the car as older, beat-up, and dirty.

Vicki took the french fries into the Town Pump while Annette and Becky waited in the car.   Vicki noticed a man she did not recognize at the microwave.   The man walked toward her and stopped about three feet in front of her.   Vicki observed that he may have been intoxicated.   She reported that the man made her feel uneasy, and that she attempted to make conversation with him.   Becky and Annette also saw the man, and all three were able to give similar, though not identical, descriptions of him.

When Vicki returned to the car, she told Annette and Becky that the man gave her the creeps.   Becky had the feeling he was just waiting for them to leave.   Annette decided she would call her sister intermittently through the rest of her shift that night.   As they drove away from the Town Pump, Annette noticed it was 1:08 a.m.

At about 1:20 a.m., Larry Blanchard, the owner of a private security business, drove in front of the Town Pump. He observed a dirty, red, mid-sized car with some body damage leaving from the rear of the store.

After Vicki dropped her friends off, she and her boyfriend returned to the Town Pump to visit with Suzette.   Vicki found Suzette’s body lying on the floor behind the counter.   At 1:22 a.m., Officer Porter from the Great Falls Police Department was dispatched to the Town Pump. Suzette was dead when he arrived.   She had been stabbed multiple times in the chest.   During his investigation of the crime scene, Officer Porter noticed a wrapped-up sandwich lying on the counter.   Later that night, a detective processed the crime scene and lifted fingerprints throughout the store.   Unfortunately, the prints on the sandwich wrapper were not usable.

The owner of the Town Pump found that approximately $300 was missing from the store.   About a week after the homicide, he realized that a knife with a five-inch steel blade, which was always kept in the store, was missing.   He was also able to determine by looking at cash register receipts, that the last transaction before the homicide was for ninety nine cents, the price of the sandwich on the counter.

In the weeks and months following the homicide, Vicki and Becky helped develop composite drawings of the suspect.   All three of the primary witnesses, Annette, Becky, and Vicki, participated in approximately fifty photo lineups.   The detectives followed up on information provided by the public, but to little avail.   At one point they investigated Joseph Grosbusch, another Town Pump employee, but concluded he was not a suspect.

Between 1989 and 1997, there were no significant developments in the investigation.   In 1997, however, Detective Cameron received information from a confidential informant that Donald DuBray committed the homicide.   DuBray was in prison for a rape conviction at the time the tip was provided.   The confidential informant also told Detective Cameron that DuBray owned 1969 and 1974 red Pontiacs.   Based on this information, Detective Cameron reopened the investigation.   Detective Cameron learned that DuBray had been driving a 1967 red or maroon Pontiac with damage to the rear end at the time of the homicide.

At the time of Suzette’s murder, DuBray lived with his girlfriend, Rose Valenzuela.   Rose testified that on the night of October 6, 1986, the night of the homicide, DuBray left the apartment and did not return until early the morning of October 7, 1986.   That day Rose flew to Seattle.   She testified that a month or two later when DuBray found her in Seattle, he told her he had robbed the Town Pump.

Dubray Convicted Of Two Counts Of First Degree Murder
Justices reject DuBray’s appeal in stabbing death
Man convicted in ’86 convenience store murder seeks new trial
State of Montana v Donald DuBray 2003 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Donald DuBray v State of Montana 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Man convicted of killing Great Falls woman dies in prison
Montana State Prison inmate convicted of homicide dies in custody
Inmate convicted in 1986 killing dies
United States of America v Donald Frances Dubray 1992 (conviction affirmed)
United States of America v Donald Frances Dubray 1993 (sentence affirmed)
Sister of slain teen forgave killer

Movies/Documentaries
Motives & Murders: Three Times the Pain

INMATE INFORMATION

Federal information
DONALD FRANCIS DUBRAY
Register Number: 01919-046
Age: 52
Race: American Indian
Sex: Male
Released On: 07/25/2014

Montana information

DonaldDuBray prison mug

DOC ID# 44635
NAME: DONALD FRANCIS DUBRAY
CURRENT STATUS: INMATE
LAST STATUS CHANGE: Thursday, September 04, 2014
GENDER: Male
INFORMATION CURRENT AS OF: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
PRISON:
MONTANA STATE PRISON
700 Conley Lake Drive
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
(406) 846-1320

PHYSICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
HAIR COLOR: Brown
EYE COLOR: Green
HEIGHT: 5 FT 10 IN
WEIGHT: 180 lbs
BUILD: MEDIUM RACE: NATIVE AMERICAN
SKIN TONE: LIGHT
L/R HANDED: L YEAR OF BIRTH: 1962
BIRTH PLACE: Montana
CITIZENSHIP: United States
MT RESIDENT: Y
AKAs
DONNY DUBRAY,
DONNIE DUBRAY,
DON DUBRAY,
DON DUBUEY,
DONALD F DUBRAY,
DONALD FRANCES DUBRAY,
ROBERT D DUBRAY,
JOHN ADOLF MARTINEZ

LEGAL RECORD

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: PRISON OFFENSE: Theft
CODE: 456301
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 120

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: LIFE OFFENSE: Deliberate Homicide
CODE: 455102
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 1800

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: PRISON OFFENSE: Robbery
CODE: 455401
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 480

Monsters Among Us: David Roth (NOT the singer) killed 17-year-old Elizabeth “Lisa” Ann Elder Roberts after she refused sex; He confessed and spent 26 years in prison; She was just identified through genetic geneology


Elizabeth “Lisa” Ann Elder Roberts

This is what detectives believed happened to Lisa:

“During the murder investigation in 1977, detectives learned Precious Jane Doe was hitchhiking near Silver Lake on August 9, 1977. She was picked up by David Roth who wanted to go swimming at the lake. Instead, he gave her a ride and asked her to have sex. When she declined, he strangled her and shot her seven times in the head. Her body was found five days later by residents picking blackberries in the 11300 block of 4th Avenue West in unincorporated south Everett. She was unrecognizable. Roth confessed to the murder and was sentenced to 26 years in prison. The remains were thought to be that of a 25 to 35 year old woman. Detective John Hinds drew a composite sketch of what she should look like, but no one could identify her. For an unknown reason, she was no longer listed as missing in NCIC.

“Extensive efforts began again in 2008 to identify her body after the Doe Network inquired about the case. Investigators exhumed the body and she was examined by Dr. Kathy Taylor, the State Forensic Anthropologist with the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Her examination revealed that the remains were more likely that of a teenage girl, age 16 to 19. That got the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children involved to assist. Forensic Artist Natalie Murry provided an updated composite sketch. Detectives were never able to identify the female, who was named Precious Jane Doe by Detective Jim Scharf.”

Long after body was found, detectives search for ‘Jane Doe’
‘She’s precious to me:’ Snohomish cold case detective identifies Jane Doe murder victim after 40 years
Cold case closed: Everett murder victim ‘Jane Doe’ identified 43 years later
‘Shock to the system’: Family learns DNA identified 1977 Everett murder victim
Washington state murder victim, 17, ID’d after nearly 43 years, police say
Girl killed in Washington is identified 43 years later by DNA extracted from her hair
Solved: For 43 years, she was ‘Precious’ Jane Doe


David Roth

Cold Case: Wayne Calvin Griffith was murdered in Palm Beach, FL in 1993; Just identified by DNA


Wayne Calvin Griffith

A slain man was found in the brush near Wellington in 1993. He has finally been identified, but the case remains unsolved.
Missing Ohio man is now victim of unsolved Florida homicide
Missing Ohio Man Identified as Victim of Unsolved Florida Homicide
DNA identifies body of missing Ohio man found in Florida
Ohio man missing since 1993 identified as victim of homicide in Florida
The Disappearance of Wayne Calvin Griffith, 1993
DNA identifies body of missing Ashtabula man found in Florida
DNA identifies body of missing Ashtabula man found in Florida

Lowell Searle murder 4/18/1993 Taylorsville, UT *Billy Joe Wilson pled guilty, sentenced to 5 years to life in prison; Died in prison*

Ex-con suspect in old man’s murder
Murder charges filed in Bennion stabbing
Murder suspect is accused of using stolen credit card
Phone scam may have led to Taylorsville slaying
Murder trial ordered in torture slaying
Billy Joe Wilson bound over for trial
Killer plea bargains for his life
Pair of Inmates Die at Utah State Prison
2 inmates at Utah Prison die

Inmate Murder: Dean Kilgore stabbed Emerson Robert “Pearl” Jackson 3 times and he died. Kilgore was convicted and sentenced to death. He died while on death row 1/12/2018.

Find-A-Grave: Emerson Robert Jackson
Crime Library: Dead Kilgore, Florida Death Row
As Jurors are Being Selected, Inmate Admits Killing Another
Suspect’s prison-lover murder trial begins
Judge: Killer can change his plea
Man’s life on line again
Prison killer to get death
3from Polk have gone to Florida’s electric chair; 12 remain o Death Row
Dean Kilgore v State of Florida 1997 [conviction and sentence affirmed]
Dean Kilgore v Walter McNeil 2010 [habeas corpus denied]
Dean Kilgore v Attorney General of Florida 2015 [conviction and sentence affirmed]
Murderpedia: Dean Kilgore
Death Row: Dean Kilgore – Florida

INMATE INFORMATION

DC Number: 029315
Name: KILGORE, DEAN
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 10/16/1950
Custody: MAXIMUM
Current Release Date: DECEASED

Monsters Among Us: David Leroy Washington – executed for killing 3 people in Florida in September 1976

Victims
Rev. Daniel Pridgen [9/20/1976] (co-defendant, Johnnie Gary Mills)
Katrina Birk [9/23/1976]
Frank Meli [9/27/1976] (had 2 co-defendants, Nathaniel Taylor and Johnnie Gary Mills)

Find-A-Grave: Rev Daniel Pridgen

Kidnapped student is found dead
House Scene Of Second Grave
Kidnapped Student’s Death Termed ‘Cold Blooded Murder’
Student’s Death Was No Accident
Tearful slayer admits 3 murders
Judge condemns killer of 3
Inmate Is Refused New Murder Trial
Johnnie Gary Mills v State of Florida 1981
Graham Signs Death Warrant
Court Backs Four Death Sentences
Federal Judge Stays Killer’s Execution
Did Washington get legal help
Execution Warrant Is Signed
David Leroy Washington v State of Florida 1978 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Florida v David Leroy Washington 1984
David Leroy Washington v Charles E Strickland 1982 (writ of habeas corpus)
Killer apologizes before his execution
Confessed murderer of 3 executed in Florida
Mass killer meets death in Florida
David Leroy Washington, a former choirboy who stabbed three…
Prisoner challenges daughter moments before his execution
Murderpedia: David Leroy Washington
David Leroy Washington – Florida Execution – July 13, 1984

Defendants
David Leroy Washington – convicted, sentenced to death, executed 7/13/1984
Johnnie Gary Mills – convicted of killing Rev. Daniel Pridgen and Frank Meli, sentenced to life in prison
Nathaniel Taylor – convicted of killing Frank Meli, sentenced to life in prison


David Leroy Washington

INMATE INFORMATION

DC Number: 058673
Name: TAYLOR, NATHANIEL
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 6’04”
Weight: 182 lbs.
Birth Date: 12/11/1954
Initial Receipt Date: 03/16/1977
Current Facility: LAKE CI
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Aliases:
NATHANIEL TAYLOR
DOUGLAS WASHINGTON
DOUGLAS ALLEN WASHINGTON

INMATE INFORMATION

ID Photo

DC Number: 058248
Name: MILLS, JOHNNIE G
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 05/17/1956
Initial Receipt Date: 02/09/1977
Current Facility: DADE C.I.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Update: Freeman/Bible murders *Ronnie Dean Busick charged with the rapes and murders from 18 years ago*

Victims
Kathy Freeman
Danny Freeman
Ashley Freeman
Lauria Bible

Danny & Kathy Freeman murder 12/30/1999 Welch, OK *Their daughter, Ashley Freeman, and her friend, Lauria Bible, are still missing and presumed dead; Still unsolved*
Affidavit yields possible clue in hunt for girls’ remains
What we know about the three men accused in case of Oklahoma girls missing since 1999
Graphic Polaroids Lead to Arrest of Man Accused of 1999 Abduction and Murder of 2 Oklahoma Girls
Man jailed in Harvey County charged in Oklahoma cold case
Murder charges filed in 18-year-old Oklahoma abduction case
DA details “horrific” last days of girls abducted in 1999 as suspect is charged
Busick offered “immunity and reward money” in Welch case
18 years later, finally answers: How investigators solved the murders of 2 Welch girls
DA: Search to continue on Tuesday in Picher for remains of Welch girls missing since Dec. 1999
Trial to determine competency of man charged in 4 deaths
Jurors find Ronnie Busick competent to stand trial
Welch Girls Murder Suspect Back In Court

Defendants
Ronnie Dean Busick – charged
Warren Philip Welch II – died 2007
David A. Pennington – died 2015

Monsters Among Us: Ronald O’Neal Emerson beat 16-year-old Michelle Lynn Zimmerla to death; Sentenced to life in prison


Michelle Lynn Zimmerla

Find-A-Grave: Michelle Lynn Zimmerla
Man found guilty of girl’s murder
Man,19, gets life for girl’s death
Ronald O’Neal Emerson v Warden Smith 2001 (habeas corpus denied)

INMATE INFORMATION

MDOC Number:199136
SID Number:1448596A
Name:RONALD ONEAL EMERSON
Racial Identification:White
Gender:Male
Hair:Blonde
Eyes:Green
Height:5′ 9″
Weight:145 lbs.
Date of Birth:08/24/1969

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Muskegon Correctional Facility
Maximum Discharge Date:LIFE
Security Level:II

ALIASES
None
MARKS, SCARS & TATTOOS
None

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE

Sentence 1
Offense: Homicide – Felony Murder
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#:750.316B
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 88010761
Date of Offense: 08/17/1988
County: Wayne
Date of Sentence: 02/23/1989
Conviction Type: Jury

Monsters Among Us: 3 men kidnapped, tortured and killed child actor Anthony Guest


Anthony Guest

Man Convicted of Murder in Torture-Slaying
Judge: Man Guilty in Torture Death
Man Convicted of Murder in Torture-Slaying
3rd Man convicted of 1st degree murder in ’96 torture case
Defendant Gets Life in Prison for Role in Torture-Slaying
Hawthorne man convicted of murder in burning death
Murderpedia: Spencer Brasure
State of California v Spencer Rawlins Brasure 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Hawthorne murderer’s execution is upheld
Condemned Killer Of Former Child Actor Dies On San Quentin’s Death Row
Condemned killer of child actor dies in San Quentin
The 1996 Murder Torture of Anthony Guest

Defendants
Spencer Brasure – convicted, sentenced to death (died on death row 11/14/2019)
Billy Davis – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Matthew Ormsby – sentenced to 25 years to life in prison


Spencer Brasure

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name DAVIS, BILLY LYN
CDCR Number P61175
Age 42
Admission Date 11/24/1999
Current Location California Health Care Facility – Stockton
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.

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name ORMSBY, MATTHEW RALPH
CDCR Number P07681
Age 39
Admission Date 01/31/2001
Current Location California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 01/2040
Parole Eligible Date Information
The Parole Eligible Date displayed above is subject to change.

The parole eligible date shown above is the first date the inmate is (or was) eligible for a parole suitability hearing by the Board of Parole Hearings to determine if the inmate should be released. The inmate is eligible for a parole suitability hearing under the Elderly Parole Program once he or she is age 60 or older and has been incarcerated for 25 years. For more information on parole suitability hearings under the Elderly Parole Program, please visit the Board of Parole Hearings’ Elderly Parole Hearings Overview

Additional Information
VICTIM NOTIFICATION: Victims who would like to request notice and an opportunity to attend this inmate’s parole suitability hearing or who would like to request notice of this inmate’s release must register with CDCR’s Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services. For further information, or to inquire about court ordered restitution, please visit CDCR’s Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services website or call toll-free 1-877-256-6877

BOARD OF PAROLE HEARINGS: For more information about the Board of Parole Hearings, please visit the Board’s website

Parents Gone Wild! Heidi Anfinson drowned her son, Jacob, during a bout of post-partum depression.


Jacob Anfinson

Jacob Michael Hoffbauer Anfinson obituary
Timeline of the Heidi Anfinson Case – 1998 to 2002
Heidi Ann Anfinson v State of Iowa 2008 [conviction reversed – new trial ordered]
Heidi Anfinson granted parole
Iowa Mom Convicted In Baby’s Death Granted Parole
Parole Granted: Des Moines Mother Set Free
Prison Release: Heidi Anfinson Released
Heidi Anfinson released from prison
Michael Anfinson obituary
A Message from Heidi Anfinson Jacob’s Mother

Movies/Documentaries
Did Heidi Anfinson murder her baby?“>Dateline: Did Heidi Anfinson murder her baby?
Oprah: Postpartum Depression


Heidi Anfinson

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