Keith Edward Yunk murder 3/6/1992 Largo, FL *Luther Thornton Basse Jr. (Anita Yunk’s ex-husband) convicted, sentenced to life in prison*

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Woman’s ex-spouse charged in stabbing
Luther T. Basse v State of Florida 1998
Luther T. Basse v State of Florida 1999 habeas corpus (denied)
Largo murder to be featured on TV show
TV show revisits investigation into vexing 1991 murder case

Movies/Documentaries
Body of Evidence: Casualty of War
Happily Never After: Demon in the Dark

INMATE INFORMATION

LutherBasse prison mug

DC Number: 140306
Name: BASSE, LUTHER
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: BLUE
Height: 5’01”
Weight: 180 lbs.
Birth Date: 10/31/1959
Initial Receipt Date: 03/24/1993
Current Facility: SOUTH BAY C.F.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Aliases:
LUTHER BASSE
LUTHER THORNTON BASSE JR

Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
12/15/1991 1ST DEG MUR,COM.OF FELONY 03/19/1993 PINELLAS 9203742 SENTENCED TO LIFE
12/15/1991 1ST DEG MUR,COM.OF FELONY(ATTEMPTED) 03/19/1993 PINELLAS 9203742 30Y 0M 0D
12/15/1991 BURGLARY,ARMED W/EXP. OR WEAPO 03/19/1993 PINELLAS 9203742 17Y 0M 0D
10/20/2001 ESCAPE 11/25/2003 HARDEE 0200048 15Y 0M 0D

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody Date Out-of-Custody
03/24/1993 10/20/2001
10/20/2001 Currently Incarcerated

Psycho For Love: Michael Blane Dowda killed his girlfriend, Clarissa Lynn Jarrett, after she planned to go to a concert with her sister; Sentenced to life in prison

dvawareness3From Michael Dowda’s appeal:

On November 12, 1996, Michael Blane Dowda was working in Orlando, Florida when he received a message that his girlfriend, Clarissa Lynn Jarrett, was going to a concert with her sister in Gulf Shores, Alabama.   Dowda apparently drove non-stop from Orlando to the home he shared with Jarrett in Mississippi.   Prior to leaving Florida, however, he obtained a .380 semi-automatic handgun.   He arrived in Mississippi at approximately two o’clock in the morning on November 13, 1996.   Jarrett arrived home some four hours later.

Dowda confronted Jarrett concerning her whereabouts and an argument ensued.   Dowda then threatened to kill himself with the gun.   Dowda did not kill himself, but instead removed the clip from the gun, placed the gun in the closet and resumed arguing with Jarrett.   At some point in the argument Jarrett admitted to having sexual relations with other men.   Dowda then took the gun from the closet, pressed the gun tightly against Jarrett’s head and pulled the trigger, killing her instantly.   Dowda apparently believed the gun to be unloaded because he had removed the clip from the gun.   Instead, one bullet had remained in the chamber ready to be fired.

Dowda then buried Jarrett’s body in a shallow grave near a hotel in Harrison County.   He fled Mississippi several days later after he became the prime suspect in the police investigation.   Dowda surfaced in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February 1997, when the woman he was living with at the time contacted the Las Vegas police.   She was concerned because she had found several notes written by Dowda indicating that he was wanted for murder in Mississippi.   The Las Vegas police confirmed that there was an outstanding warrant for grand larceny for Dowda.   The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department also indicated to the Las Vegas police that Dowda was also wanted for questioning over Jarrett’s disappearance.

The Las Vegas police executed the arrest warrant and took Dowda into custody.   He gave a statement to the Las Vegas police admitting to his role in Jarrett’s death and directed the police to where her body was buried.   Dowda was returned to Mississippi where he was indicted for murder.   Dowda waived his right to a jury trial, opting for a bench trial.   Following the trial, Dowda was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Michael Blane Dowda v State of Mississippi 2000 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Family of victim in shock: Escaped killer on the lam
Michael Dowda, Mississippi prison escapee, captured in Georgia
‘Dangerous’ Mississippi escapee captured in Georgia
http://blog.gulflive.com/mississippi-press-news/2012/09/escaped_killer_michael_dowda_c.html

Movies/Documentaries
Nightmare Next Door: Bloodshed in Biloxi

INMATE INFORMATION

Michael Dowda

MDOC# R7390
Name: MICHAEL DOWDA
Race WHITE
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 9/11/1964
Height 5′ 11”
Weight 195
Complexion FAIR
Build LARGE
Eye Color BROWN
Hair Color BROWN
Entry Date 1/28/1999
Location SMCI
Unit SMCI 1
Location Change Date 4/9/2014 7:28:03 PM
Number of Sentences 1
Total Length LIFE

Offense 1
HOMICIDE/MURDER
Sentence Length 1 LIFE
County of Conviction 1 HARRISON
Sentence Date 1

Murder In The Family: Edward and Michael LoCascio killed Ed’s wife, Silvia M. LoCascio; Both sentenced to LWOP

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Murder In The Family
After conviction, Eddie Locascio Sr. still wanted to talk
Edward J. LoCASCIO, Appellant, v. Leon SHARPE, as Personal Representative, etc., Appellee. 2009
Carlton Fields, P.A. and Gary W. Pollack, Petitioners/Appellants, vs. Edward J. Locascio and In Re: Estate of Silvia M. Locascio, 2012
3d DCA: Is Florida’s slayer statute equivalent to a forfeiture statute, awarding all of a killer’s property to the estate of the victim?

Edward Locascio Murder Case

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: Murder In The Family
Blood Relatives: He Said, She’s Dead

INMATE INFORMATION

Edward Locascio

DC Number: B04494
Name: LOCASCIO, EDWARD S
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: GRAY OR PARTIALLY GRAY
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 180 lbs.
Birth Date: 08/22/1951
Initial Receipt Date: 05/18/2007
Current Facility: UNION C.I.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Aliases:
EDWARD S LOCASCIO
EDWARD STANTON LOCASCIO

Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
10/30/2001 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. 04/13/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 SENTENCED TO LIFE
10/30/2001 BURGLARY ASSAULT ANY PERSON 04/13/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 SENTENCED TO LIFE
10/30/2001 ROBB. GUN/DEADLY WPN 04/13/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 SENTENCED TO LIFE
08/01/2001 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT.(CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT) 04/13/2007 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 30Y 0M 0D

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody 05/18/2007
Date Out-of-Custody Currently Incarcerated

INMATE INFORMATION

Michael Locascio

DC Number: 993555
Name: LOCASCIO, MICHAEL D
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: GRAY OR PARTIALLY GRAY
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 214 lbs.
Birth Date: 01/25/1960
Initial Receipt Date: 05/03/2006
Current Facility: HAMILTON ANNEX
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Aliases:
MICHAEL LOCASCIO
MICHAEL D LOCASCIO
MICHAEL DOHERTY LOCASCIO

Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
10/30/2001 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. 04/19/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 SENTENCED TO LIFE
10/30/2001 BURGLARY ASSAULT ANY PERSON 04/19/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 SENTENCED TO LIFE
10/30/2001 ROBB. GUN/DEADLY WPN 04/19/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 SENTENCED TO LIFE
08/01/2001 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT.(CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT) 04/19/2006 MIAMI-DADE 0134564 30Y 0M 0D

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody 05/03/2006
Date Out-of-Custody Currently Incarcerated

Serial Killer: Randy Steven Kraft *Scorecard Killer* and *Freeway Killer*

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Victims
Joseph Alwyn Fancher [1970]
Wayne Joseph Dukette, 30 [9/20/1971]
Edward Daniel Moore, 20 [12/24/1972]
John Doe #1 unidentified person, 18
John Doe #2 unidentified person
John Doe #3 unidentified person
Kevin Bailey, 17 [4/9/1973]
unidentified person [4/22/1973]
Ronnie Wiebe, 20 [7/30/1973]
Vincent Cruz Mestas, 23 [12/29/1973]
Malcolm Eugene Little [6/1/1974]
Roger Dickerson, 18 [6/22/1974]
Thomas Paxton Lee, [8/3/1974]
Gary Wayne Condova [12/1974]
James Dale Reeves [11/29/1974]
John Leras, 17 [1/3/1975]
Craig Victor Jonaitis, 21 [1/17/1975]
Keith Daven Crotwell [3/29/1975]
Kent May (survived)
Mark Hall, 22 [12/31/1975]
Paul Joseph Fuchs, 19 [12/10/1976]
Scott Michael Hughes, 18 [4/16/1978]
Roland Young, 23 [6/11/1978]
Richard Keith, 20 [6/19/1978]
Keith Klingbell, 23 [7/6/1978]
Richard Crosby, 20 [9/29/1978]
Michael Inderbieteh, 21 [11/18/1978]
Donnie Harold Crisel, 20 [6/16/1978]
Michael O’Fallon, 17 [7/17/1980] Portland, OR
unidentified male [7/18/1980] Portland, OR
Robert Loggins, 19 [8/23/1980]
Michael Cluck, 17 14/10/1981]
Christopher Allen Williams, 17 [8/20/1981]
Raymond Davis, 14 [7/1982]
Robert Avila, 16 [7/1982]
Arne Mikeal Laine, 24 [11/1/1982]
Brian Whitcher, 26 [11/1982]
Anthony Jose Silveira, 29 [12/3/1982]
Dennis Alt, 24 [12/9/1982] Grand Rapids, MI
Christopher Schoenborn, 20 [12/9/1982] Grand Rapids, MI
Lance Taggs, 19 [12/9/1982] Portland OR
Eric Church, 21 [1/27/1983]
Geoffrey Nelson, 18 [2/12/1983]
Rodger DeVaul, 20 [2/12/1983]
Terry Lee Gambrel, 25 [5/14/1983]

Find-A-Grave: Donnie Harold Crisel
Kraft indicted by grand jury in death case
Randy Kraft Found Guilty
Calif. man convicted of 16 sex slayings
Killer of 16 sentenced to death
Serial Killer of 16 men given death sentence
Kraft’s death sentence upheld
People v Kraft 2000 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Randy Kraft: Score-Card Killer
CrimeLibrary: Randy Kraft, the Freeway Killer
Murderpedia: Randy Steven Kraft
Wikipedia: Randy Steven Kraft

Books
Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft and the Most Heinous Murder Spree
http://www.amazon.com/Serial-Murder-Ronald-M-Holmes/dp/1412974429/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401328326&sr=1-6&keywords=randy+kraft

Movies/Documentaries
Most Infamous: The Scorecard Killer

INMATE INFORMATION

RandyKraft

Name: KRAFT, RANDY STEVEN
CDCR#: E38700
Age: 69
Admission Date: 11/30/1989
Current Location: San Quentin
San Quentin, CA 94964
(415) 454-1460

Psycho For Love: Alfred Scott Keefe convicted of killing his fiancee, Terri Lynn Brooks; Sentenced to life in prison

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Terri Lynn Brooks
Terri Lynn Brooks

ROY’S RIDDLE: Can group crack case?
Arrest Caps A 15-year Mystery Terri Lynn Brooks Was Killed In Bucks County In February 1984. Her Fiance Was Charged With Murder.
DNA links suspect to ’84 murder
Man Arrested In ’84 Killing After DNA Is Matched
Vidocq Society Solves Cold Crimes For Free
Infamous Falls Township Murder to be Featured on National TV
Murder of Bucks County Native to be Featured on Investigation Discovery Channel

Movies/Documentaries
The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science: Collective Justice
Dead of Night: The Night Shift

INMATE INFORMATION

AlfredScottKeefe

ALFRED SCOTT KEEFE
Age: 53
Sex: MALE
Date of Birth: 03/24/1961
Citizenship: USA
Race: WHITE
Complexion: LIGHT
Height: 6′ 00″
Current Location: ALBION
Permanent Location: ALBION
Committing County: BUCKS

Dowayne K. Henry murder 5/26/2014 Queens, NY *Assistant teacher gunned down while he was in front of his Laurelton home*

Dowayne Henry
Dowayne Henry

1 dead, 1 injured after gunman opens fire at Queens home
1 Man Killed, 1 Wounded In Laurelton, Queens Shooting
Man fatally shot at outside home in Queens
Aspiring College Basketball Player Killed in Shooting at Queens BBQ
Dowayne Henry slain at Memorial Day weekend party in Queens
One Man Dead, One Injured in Queens Memorial Day Party Shooting
Queens backyard party shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded

137th Avenue near 219th Street
137th Avenue near 219th Street

Edward Jenkins murder 5/25/12014 New York City, NY *Jonathan Mejia charged with killing his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend*

corner of University Heights Avenue near West 176nd Street
Corner of University Heights Avenue near West 176nd Street

43-Year-Old Gunman Struck and Killed was Driver’s Girlfriend’s Ex-Boyfriend
Gunman struck and killed by rival in possible love triangle
Bronx gunman run down, killed by ex-girlfriend’s new beau
Police: Murder Suspect Intentionally Struck Man With Van In Bronx
Pedestrian Killed In The Bronx Was Driver’s Alleged Romantic Rival

INMATE INFORMATION

Jonathan Mejia

MEJIA, JONATHAN
NYSID: 12072090R
Year of Birth: 1988
Sex: Male
Race: Other
Height: 6 ft 2 inches
Weight: 170 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Nativity: New York

Booking Information Incarceration 26-MAY-2014
Book & Case Number: 2411404720
Current Housing Facility: VCBC (Vernon C. Bain Center)
Arrest Date: 25-MAY-2014
Arrest Number: B14637194Z
Next Court Date: 30-MAY-2014
Bail Status: remanded

Charge Information
Docket: 2014BX027972
Indictment: 00000 0000
Court Part: F-A
Court Name: Bronx Crim. Ct.
Charge: 125.25 FA (MURDER A Felony)

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