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Henry Lee Turner murder 4/8/2005 Conway, SC *Stephen Stanko convicted and sentenced to death*

Henry Lee Turner
Henry Lee Turner

News Archive: Laura Ling and Henry Lee Turner murders (by Stephen Stanko)
Stanko stands trial for murder of Henry Lee Turner of Conway
Witness Testimony Begins for Stanko’s Trial
Stanko’s defense claims insanity
Stanko found guilty in 2005 murder of Conway man
Ex-Con Writer Convicted of S.C. Murder
Stanko receives second death sentence
SC Man Stephen Stanko Receives 2nd Death Sentence for Murder of Henry Turner
Judge to decide if death-row murderer Stephen Stanko will get new trial
Murderpedia: Stephen Stanko
Wikipedia: Stephen Stanko
Stephen Christopher Stanko – South Carolina Death Row

Books
Watch Mommy Die
Palmetto Predators: Monsters Among Us
Living in Prison: A History of the Correctional System with an Insider’s View (written by Stanko)

Movies/Documentaries
Southern Fried Homicide: Homicidal Hospitality
48 Hours: Murder on his Mind
Very Bad Men: The Cold Blooded Charmer

INMATE INFORMATION

StephenStanko prison mug

SEX: MALE
RACE: WHITE
HEIGHT: 6’3″
WEIGHT: 225 lbs
AGE: 47
CITIZENSHIP: NATURALIZED CITIZEN
BUILD: STOCKY
COMPLEXION: DARK
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
EYE COLOR: BROWN

INMATE SENTENCE AND LOCATION
SCDC ID: 00006022
SID: SC00910315
OFFENDER TYPE: DEATHROW
ADMISSION DATE: 08/18/2006
LOCATION: LIEBER
SECURITY/CUSTODY: 3/DEATHROW

News Archive: Cleat Aaron Knight murder

Cleat Aaron Knight
Cleat Aaron Knight

Cleat Aaron Knight murder 11/23/2013 Weber County, UT *Four people charged with his murder allegedly over a drug debt*
Update: Cleat Aaron Knight murder *Viliamu Seumanu sentenced to LWOP, others still waiting to go to trial*
Update: Cleat Aaron Knight murder *Christopher Kim Leech convicted of his murder; Sentencing will be Nov. 2*

Defendants
Christopher Kim Leech aka “Psycho Chris”
Viliamu Seumanu aka “Juice” – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Theron Myore “T.J.”
Tina Maxine Soules –

INMATE INFORMATION

Christopher Leech

Name: CHRISTOPHER KIM LEECH
Sex: M
Age: 36
Height: 506
Weight: 140
Race: ASIAN
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001642
SO#: 243621
State ID: 442793
FBI: 374911CB6
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: KOREA

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 02
Current Housing Block: B
Current Housing Cell: 16
Current Housing Bed: A
Booked Date: 01/09/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
BOUTHAM DOUANGPAPHA
CHRIS KIM LEECH

Bond Information
Case #: 141900235 Amount: $1,500,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/09/2014
Case #: 141911819 Amount: $10,000.00 Status: Released on own Recognizance Posted By: Post Date: 02/05/2015
Case #: 151902195 Amount: $10,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 02/20/2015

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
141900235 01/09/2014 76.8.306.3a Obstruction of Justice F 2
141900235 01/09/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900235 01/09/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1
141911819 10/17/2014 76.5.103.5 Aggravated assault by aprisoner F 3
151902195 02/20/2015 76.5.103.5 Aggravated assault by aprisoner F 3

INMATE INFORMATION

Villiamu Seumanu

Name: VILIAMU SEUMANU
Sex: M Age: 43
Height: 507 Weight: 180
Race: ASIAN Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001466
SO#: 168226
State ID: 332876
FBI: 754269LA3
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: AMERICAN SAMOA

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 02
Current Housing Block: C
Current Housing Cell: 01
Current Housing Bed: B
Booked Date: 01/09/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
JUICE
JUNIOR SEUMANU
VILIAMOJUNIO SEUMANO
JUNIOR SEUMANU
JUICE
VILIAMU SEUMANHU

Bond Information
Case #: 131910898 Amount: $10,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/09/2014
Case #: 121001581 Amount: $905.00 Status: Released on own Recognizance Posted By: Post Date: 01/09/2014
Case #: 141900236 Amount: $1,500,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/09/2014
Case #: 141901422 Amount: $50,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 02/11/2014

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
131910898 01/09/2014 76.6.405 Theft by Deception M A
131910898 01/09/2014 32A.12.310.2 Forgery F 3
121001581 01/09/2014 76.8.506 False information to law enforcement or government agency M B
121001581 01/09/2014 53.3.221.1 Driving on Suspended Drivers License M C
121001581 01/09/2014 41.12A.603 Operating a motor vehicle without license or registration M C
141900236 01/09/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900236 01/09/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1
141900236 01/09/2014 76.8.306.3a Obstruction of Justice F 2
141901422 02/11/2014 58.37.8.1.a.iii POCS Intent to distribute F 2
141901422 02/11/2014 58.37a.5.1 Drug paraphernalia MIS B personal use M B
141901422 02/11/2014 41.6.61 Failure to Signal Lane Change / Improper Lane Travel M C

INMATE INFORMATION

Theron Myore

Name: THERON JOHN MYORE
Sex: M
Age: 44
Height: 510
Weight: 190
Race: AMERICAN INDIAN
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001440
SO#: 215824
State ID: 0388677
FBI: 219669EB9
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: Utah

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 04
Current Housing Block: B
Current Housing Cell: 30
Current Housing Bed: B
Booked Date: 01/08/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
TJ MYORE

Bond Information
Case #: 135403541 Amount: $340.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/08/2014
Case #: 141900237 Amount: $1,500,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/08/2014

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
135403541 01/08/2014 41.6A.1633 Mudguards/Flaps @ Rear Wheels-Trucks/Trlrs/Trk Trlr/Alt MV M C
135403541 01/08/2014 53.3.221.1 Driving on Suspended Drivers License M C
141900237 01/08/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900237 01/08/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1

INMATE INFORMATION

Tina Soules

Name: TINA MAXINE SOULES
Sex: F
Age: 42
Height: 503
Weight: 142
Race: WHITE
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001511
SO#: 233005
State ID: 377356
FBI: 523062XA2
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: Utah

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 08
Current Housing Block: C
Current Housing Cell: 19
Current Housing Bed: B
Booked Date: 01/09/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
CHRISTY HOLLINGSWORTH
TINA MAXIN HOLLINGSWOUGH
TINA MAXINE MURRAY

Bond Information
Case #: 141900238
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Status: Open
Posted By:
Post Date: 01/02/2014

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
141900238 01/09/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900238 01/09/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1

Update: Cleat Aaron Knight murder *Viliamu Seumanu sentenced to LWOP, others still waiting to go to trial*

Cleat Aaron Knight
Cleat Aaron Knight

News Archive: Cleat Aaron Knight murder
Utah trial testimony: Man ordered to kill friend, or be killed himself
Jury finds man guilty in execution-style murder near Utah resort
Life without parole for man involved in murder, kidnapping
Man who was part of Utah execution-style murder sentenced to life in prison
Viliamu Seumanu Registered Sex Offender or Kidnapper

Defendants
Christopher Kim Leech aka “Psycho Chris”
Viliamu Seumanu aka “Juice” – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Theron Myore “T.J.”
Tina Maxine Soules –

INMATE INFORMATION

Christopher Leech

Name: CHRISTOPHER KIM LEECH
Sex: M
Age: 36
Height: 506
Weight: 140
Race: ASIAN
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001642
SO#: 243621
State ID: 442793
FBI: 374911CB6
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: KOREA

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 02
Current Housing Block: B
Current Housing Cell: 16
Current Housing Bed: A
Booked Date: 01/09/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
BOUTHAM DOUANGPAPHA
CHRIS KIM LEECH

Bond Information
Case #: 141900235 Amount: $1,500,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/09/2014
Case #: 141911819 Amount: $10,000.00 Status: Released on own Recognizance Posted By: Post Date: 02/05/2015
Case #: 151902195 Amount: $10,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 02/20/2015

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
141900235 01/09/2014 76.8.306.3a Obstruction of Justice F 2
141900235 01/09/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900235 01/09/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1
141911819 10/17/2014 76.5.103.5 Aggravated assault by aprisoner F 3
151902195 02/20/2015 76.5.103.5 Aggravated assault by aprisoner F 3

INMATE INFORMATION

Villiamu Seumanu

Offender Number: 60414
Offender Name: VILIAMU SEUMANU
DOB: Fri, 26 Nov 1971
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inches
Weight: 200
Sex: M
Location: CENTRAL UTAH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Housing Facility: CUCF BOULDER
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
JUICE
JUNIOR
VILIAMOJUNIOR SEUMANO
VILIAMU SEUMANU
JUNIOR SEUMANU

INMATE INFORMATION

Theron Myore

Name: THERON JOHN MYORE
Sex: M
Age: 44
Height: 510
Weight: 190
Race: AMERICAN INDIAN
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001440
SO#: 215824
State ID: 0388677
FBI: 219669EB9
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: Utah

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 04
Current Housing Block: B
Current Housing Cell: 30
Current Housing Bed: B
Booked Date: 01/08/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
TJ MYORE

Bond Information
Case #: 135403541 Amount: $340.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/08/2014
Case #: 141900237 Amount: $1,500,000.00 Status: Open Posted By: Post Date: 01/08/2014

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
135403541 01/08/2014 41.6A.1633 Mudguards/Flaps @ Rear Wheels-Trucks/Trlrs/Trk Trlr/Alt MV M C
135403541 01/08/2014 53.3.221.1 Driving on Suspended Drivers License M C
141900237 01/08/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900237 01/08/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1

INMATE INFORMATION

Tina Soules

Name: TINA MAXINE SOULES
Sex: F
Age: 42
Height: 503
Weight: 142
Race: WHITE
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: BROWN

Inmate Information
Booking #: 14001511
SO#: 233005
State ID: 377356
FBI: 523062XA2
Citizen: UNITED STATES
COB: Utah

Incarceration Information
Current Location: MAIN
County: SALT LAKE
Current Housing Section: 08
Current Housing Block: C
Current Housing Cell: 19
Current Housing Bed: B
Booked Date: 01/09/2014
Release Date:

Alias Information
CHRISTY HOLLINGSWORTH
TINA MAXIN HOLLINGSWOUGH
TINA MAXINE MURRAY

Bond Information
Case #: 141900238
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Status: Open
Posted By:
Post Date: 01/02/2014

Charge Information
Case # Offense Date Code Description Grade Degree
141900238 01/09/2014 76.5.203 Homicide/Murder F 1
141900238 01/09/2014 76.5.302 Aggravated kidnapping F 1

Prison Escape: William Timothy Kirk, aided by his lawyer Mary Evans, escape from prison when he was supposed to be seeing a psychologist for his upcoming murder trial

remembering the victims

Escaped inmate convicted in absentia
Trial For Convict Makes U.S. Legal History
Convict Who Escaped Found Guilty in 2 Deaths
Convict Believed to ‘Control’ Lawyer
Fugitive convict, lawyer on lam 5 months arrested
Fugitive Lawyer, Con Nabbed
Escaped convict, lawyer captured
Judge Gives Kirk 40 Years; Evans Sentencing Set Today
Disbarred lawyer moving to Florida
Kirk Book Details Escape

Books
Against The Law

Movies/Documentaries
Tabloid: Bad Boys
FBI: The Untold Stories: Evans vs. Evans

Mary Evans
Mary Evans

INMATE INFORMATION

Timothy Kirk

KIRK, WILLIAM TIMOTHY
TOMIS ID: 00085329
Birth Date: 01/22/1947
Race: W
Sex: M
Supervision Status: INCARCERATED
Location: WTSP
Sentence Begin: 02/21/1978
Sentence End:
Parole Eligibility : 06/08/2010
Parole Hearing: 08/20/2015
Hearing Result:

Deadly Women: Anastazia Schmid killed her boyfriend, Tony Heathcote, during bondage sex, right after she found out he sexually assaulted her daughter

remembering the victimsFrom Anastazia Schmid appeal: Schmid has an extensive history of psychological problems that began when she was a young girl. By 2001, when she was twenty-eight years of age, she had been married and divorced and was living with her boyfriend, Tony Heathcote (Heathcote), the victim. Schmid’s prior marriage had produced a daughter, and, on March 2, 2001, Schmid was informed that Heathcote allegedly had molested her daughter. Upon receiving this news, Schmid became very upset. Two days later, on March 4, 2001, Schmid and Heathcote were having sexual relations at their home using restraints, a dog collar, a leash, and a blindfold when Heathcote suggested that Schmid play the part of the little girl and Heathcote would play the part of the daddy. This statement caused Schmid to think of her daughter. At that time, Schmid obtained a knife and began stabbing Heathcote who was blindfolded and restrained at the ankles. Heathcote was stabbed thirty-nine (39) times and died. Later, Schmid indicated that at the time of the stabbing she had heard a voice telling her that she was the messiah and that Heathcote was evil and needed to be eliminated. Following a jury trial, Schmid was convicted with verdicts of guilty but mentally ill. This appeal ensued.

Indiana Woman Charged With Killing Boyfriend During ‘Bondage Sex’
Lafayette woman faces murder charges
Anastazia Schmid v State of Indiana 2004
Anastazia Schmid v Steve McCauley 2014
Lafayette, IN: Convicted murderer seeks new trial
Rewind: 5 Greater Lafayette homicide cases
Convicts at America’s oldest women’s prison are exploding the myth of its benevolent founders

Movies/Documentaries
Women In Prison: Teacher and the Medic

INMATE INFORMATION

Anastazia Schmid

DOC Number 122585
First Name ANASTAZIA
Middle Name M
Last Name SCHMID
Suffix
Date of Birth 10/03/1973
Gender Female
Race White
Facility/Location Indiana Women’s Prison
Earliest Possible Release Date 07/01/2022

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 11/07/2002
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 50 00 00001
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 79D02-0103-CF-00028
County of Conviction TIPPECANOE
Projected Release Date 07/01/2022

Robert Cohen murder 1/20/1993 Peekskill, NY *Killed over a debt by Chris Oscar DeJesus for Richard Balter and 2 other associates*

remembering the victimsRichard Balter was the president and sole shareholder of Northeastern Poly Products, Inc. (“NPP”) of Fairfield, New Jersey. NPP sold and distributed plastic bag products. Balter met Kenneth Cutler in the mid-1980’s when Cutler was working for one of NPP’s customers. Balter and Cutler had an arrangement under which Balter paid cash kickbacks to Cutler in exchange for the purchase of NPP’s products. The cash for these kickbacks was generated by issuing checks to the fictitious payee “Robert Katz.” In 1992, Balter hired Cutler to work at NPP, and shortly after Cutler arrived, Balter and Cutler formed another plastic bag product company, International Syndication of America (“ISA”).
Robert Cohen owned and operated Uneeda Manufacturing Corporation (“Uneeda”) in the Bronx, New York. Uneeda was an NPP customer that manufactured garbage cans and distributed plastic garbage bags. Uneeda was NPP’s most delinquent account. By the early 1990’s, Uneeda’s outstanding balance had grown to approximately $600,000. Balter initially tried to collect this debt by calling Cohen, and Cutler became involved with these collection efforts soon after joining NPP. Cutler had known Cohen for many years prior to his involvement with Balter. In fact, Cutler had been Cohen’s best man at his wedding. Cutler believed that NPP could not withstand the “financial blow” if Uneeda defaulted. At one point, Cutler commented to an NPP employee that “something had to be done” and that “he was going [to] take care of the Uneeda problem.”

Cohen began to worry that his business relationship with NPP had deteriorated to such a point that Balter would refuse to supply him with products. Fearing that this would thwart Uneeda’s ability to make sales and generate income to pay its debts, Cohen discussed this problem with his long-time insurance agent, Jefferey Liederman, at New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life”). Liederman suggested that Cohen take out a life insurance policy and that he name Balter as the beneficiary as a sign of good faith to convince
Balter not to cut off Uneeda’s product supply. Cohen agreed.

Balter and Cutler were also Liederman’s clients, and Liederman discussed the Uneeda account deficit with them over lunch on several occasions. After Cohen agreed to take out the life insurance policy, Liederman reviewed with Balter the tax advantages that he would
gain as the owner and beneficiary of that policy.

In February 1992, New York Life received an application for a $600,000 life insurance policy designating Cohen as the owner of the policy and his estate as the beneficiary. The application was accepted. About a month later, New York Life received a change of
beneficiary form changing the ownership of the policy to Richard Balter and designating “Richard Balter-Creditor” as the new beneficiary. Balter paid the first month’s premium on the policy and each monthly payment thereafter.

In September 1992, Cutler contacted Gustavo Gil, a former co-worker. Cutler and Gil had worked together at the Chrysler Corporation beginning in 1979, but they had not spoken in several years. Cutler told Gil that he wanted to introduce him to a friend, but would
not explain the reason for the introduction.

Gil met Cutler and Balter at a diner in Secaucus, New Jersey. After introductions, Balter told Gil that “there was a person who owed him a lot of money and who ha[d] insulted him and he wanted this man shot and killed.” Balter described the victim as a businessman in the Bronx, but he did not name him. Balter asked Gil if he knew anyone who could do the killing, and Gil indicated that he did. Balter explained that he was willing to pay “ten thousand dollars or more if necessary” for the murder. Cutler instructed Gil to call them when he located someone to commit the murder. Balter and Cutler also offered to set Gil up in NPP’s warehouse so that Gil could start his own business.

Over the course of the next month, Balter and Cutler pressed Gil to find someone to commit the murder. NPP’s bankers were threatening to withdraw NPP’s line of credit due to concern about the Uneeda account. Balter gave Gil an office in the NPP warehouse and other assistance to start his own business reconditioning automotive engines. During this period, Gil learned that Cohen was the intended victim. On one occasion, he travelled with Balter’s driver to Uneeda at Balter’s behest. Gil met Cohen at Uneeda and engaged him in conversation for approximately five minutes.

In December 1992, Gil contacted Manuel Garcia at a video store in Brooklyn, New York, to help him find someone to kill Cohen. Garcia had worked for Gil in 1989, and Garcia had often talked about the people he knew in a gang called the “Tigres.” Garcia had told Gil that the “Tigres” were involved in drug sales, murders, and other violent crimes.

Gil told Garcia that the people he represented would pay $10,000 to have Cohen killed. Garcia expressed interest and said that he had “just the guy” to carry out the murder. Garcia immediately introduced Gil to DeJesus. DeJesus acknowledged that he had done this type of work in the past, but stated that he had not done it recently. However, he admitted that he needed the money and therefore agreed to commit the murder. DeJesus demanded half of the money in advance. Gil then drove DeJesus to Uneeda and explained to him the details of the plan to kill Cohen.

Gil went to Balter that same day and informed him that DeJesus would do the job for $10,000, if half was paid up front. Balter gave Gil $5,000 in cash that he had generated by writing checks for fictitious expenses. Gil delivered the $5,000 to DeJesus the following day.

Meanwhile, Balter and Cutler were planning the details of the murder. On January 8, 1993, they drove to Cohen’s home near Peekskill, New York. They considered ambushing Cohen in his own neighborhood but concluded that Cohen’s business in the Bronx would be a better location for the killing. While Balter and Cutler were near Cohen’s house, his housekeeper spotted them and became suspicious. She told Cohen what she had seen and described Balter’s car to him. Cohen became concerned and contacted Liederman. He told Liederman that he believed that Balter meant to harm him and indicated that he wanted Balter removed as the beneficiary of the insurance policy. Liederman explained that Balter owned the policy and that Cohen therefore could no longer change the beneficiary.

Gil and DeJesus drove to Uneeda on the morning of January 19, 1993. Garcia was originally supposed to drive DeJesus, but the two had had a disagreement, and Gil had assented that morning to drive DeJesus to the murder scene. Cohen arrived late for work. By the time he arrived, the street was too busy to attempt the shooting. Gil and DeJesus left Uneeda and went directly to Balter’s office at NPP to tell him of the aborted attempt. They agreed to try again the next morning. Balter stressed to DeJesus that he wanted Cohen dead, not injured. He told DeJesus to shoot Cohen in the head and to drop a bag of cocaine by the body to give the appearance of a drug-related killing. DeJesus assured Balter that he knew what to do and that he had done this before. Balter also told DeJesus that “if there are
other people there when [Cohen’s] there . . . shoot them all.”

Gil and DeJesus drove to Uneeda the next morning, January 20, 1993. When Cohen arrived, DeJesus engaged him in a short conversation and then shot him at least three times in the chest with a pistol. An eyewitness to the shooting described the shooter as a light-skinned Hispanic man, between 21-27 years old, approximately 5’6,” of medium build, with straight black bangs and a mustache.

After the murder, Gil and DeJesus drove back to NPP. Balter gave DeJesus more money and told him that he would give him additional money “in a couple of months.” Cohen remained unconscious until he died on March 5, 1993. Balter and Cutler then submitted a claim form requesting payment on the life insurance policy.

In the meantime, federal law enforcement agents began investigating the murder. Shortly after the investigation commenced, Gil admitted his role in the killing and secretly began cooperating with federal officers. He surreptitiously recorded numerous live and telephone conversations with each of his co-conspirators. The taped conversations include discussions about the murder, the cover-up, and payments made to DeJesus for committing the murder. They largely corroborate Gil’s extensive testimony identifying the different roles
each of the defendants had in the murder scheme.

Moore man charged in shooting death of NYC businessman
United States of America v Richard Balter, Kenneth Cutler,and Chris Oscar DeJesus 1996
United States of America v Manuel Garcia 2001 (denied reduction of sentence)
United States of America v Manuel Garcia 2002
United States of America v Richard Balter 2010

Defendants
Chris Oscar DeJesus – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Richard Balter – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Kenneth Cutler – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Manuel Garcia – convicted, sentenced to life in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

CHRIS OSCAR DEJESUS
Register Number: 17025-057
Age: 44
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Tucson USP
Release Date: LIFE

INMATE INFORMATION

RICHARD BALTER
Register Number: 17432-050
Age: 68
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Petersburg Medium FCI
Release Date: LIFE

INMATE INFORMATION

KENNETH CUTLER
Register Number: 17433-050
Age: 67
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Otisville FCI
Release Date: LIFE

INMATE INFORMATION

MANUEL GARCIA
Register Number: 17434-050
Age: 48
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Schuylkill FCI
Release Date: LIFE

Sutherland, NE Mass Murder: Erwin Charles Simants killed 6 people; First sent to death row, then he was sent to Lincoln Regional Center Psychiatric

Kellie Family

Victims
James Henry Kellie, 66
Audrey Marie Kellie, 56
David Kellie, 32
Florence Kellie, 10
Deanne Kellie, 7
Daniel Kellie, 5

Find-A-Grave: James Henry Kellie
Find-A-Grave: Audrey Marie Matson Kellie
Find-A-Grave: David LeRoy Kellie
a href=”http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61855945″>Find-A-Grave: Deanna Lynn Kellie
Find-A-Grave: Daniel LeRoy Kellie
Neighbor called loner held in family murder
Man charged with murder for shooting family in home
Simants is found guilty of six counts of murder
Simants convicted, sentenced to death
State of Nebraska v Erwin Charles Simants 1977
Ten years later, memory of murder lingers
Murder Verdict Shocks Town
Two Mass Murder Trials Resolved
38 years later, Simants murder case still raises tough questions
Lincoln Life blog: Charles Simants at the Regional Center, the man who tended plants and patients
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The Kellie Family Murders

INMATE INFORMATION

Erwin Simants 1975 and 2014

DCS ID: 30312 — ERWIN SIMANTS

Demographics
Inmate Committed Name
Last: SIMANTS
First: ERWIN
Middle: CHARLES
Suffix:

Details
Gender: MALE
Race: WHITE
Date of Birth: 10/04/1945
Facility:

Sentence Information
Sentence Dates
Facility:
Total Sentence: DTH Years Months Days To DTH Years Months Days
Sentence Begin Date: 01/17/1976 Good Time Law: 567 Projected Release Date: DTH

Parole Information
Parole Eligibility Date:
Parole Hearing Date:
Next Parole Board Review Date: 01/1980
Parole Discharge Date:
Parole Discharge Type:

Release Information
Release Date: 01/15/1980
Reason for Release: OTHER

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