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    January 16: 1936: Serial Killer Hamilton Howard “Albert” Fish was executed in the electric chair in Sing Sing Prison. He was responsible for at least 5 murders, including 10-year-old Grace Budd whose murder he was sentenced to death for.

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Update: Odin Lloyd murder *Aaron Michael Hernandez convicted of his murder, sentenced to LWOP*

Odin Lloyd

News Archive: Odin Lloyd murder
Don’t let Aaron Hernandez’s fame overshadow Odin Lloyd’s life
Girlfriend of Hernandez wants perjury charge dropped in murder case
Carlos Ortiz: Aaron Hernandez put guns in basement
Witness changes key part of story
Hernandez’s girlfriend lied at least 29 times, prosecutors say
Judge’s decisions ‘made verdict strong’ in Aaron Hernandez trial
Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in death of Odin Lloyd
Ex-Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez Convicted Of 1st-Degree Murder
Aaron Hernandez Guilty of First-Degree Murder, Sentenced to Life in Prison
Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez exhibits some ‘sociopathic issues’
The Arrogance of Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez jury: ‘Emotional toll on all of us’
Murder of Odin Lloyd
Wikipedia: Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez’s fall from NFL stardom with New England Patriots ends in a jail cell after guilty verdict
After Conviction, Aaron Hernandez To Face Boston Double Murder Charges Next
Everything we learned from the Aaron Hernandez murder verdict (updated)


Aaron Hernandez

Offender ID:W106228
Date of Birth:
Gender: Male
Custody Status: In Custody
Location of Offender: Souza Baranowski Correctional (Maximum Security)


Parents Gone Wild! Janice Summerfield confessed to killing her infant son, William Earl Summerfield III, in 1961; Could she be responsible for the deaths of 2 of her other children?

child abuse prevention

Summerfield children
William (in seat in front of Phil)
and Brenda & Beth Summerfield

After 53 years, a mom confesses: ‘I killed that baby’
Investigation underway into 1961 infant death after a mother’s confession
After mother’s confession, family awaits investigation
Mother’s remarks open probe of Michigan boy’s death in 1961
Michigan mom confesses to killing her infant son 53 years ago
53 years later, mother confesses “I killed that baby”
“I killed that baby:” Elderly woman admits to killing infant son 53 years ago, blaming it on another son

Janice Summerfield
Janice Summerfield

Christopher Cory Marquis murder 3/19/1998 Fair Haven, VT *Chris William Dean convicted, sentenced to LWOP*

Christopher Cory Marquis
Christopher Cory Marquis

Find-A-Grave: Christopher Cory Marquis
Indianan arrested in Vermont blast
Man Arrested in Parcel Blast That Killed Boy
Bad Internet deal cited in death of Vermont teen
Delay Is Won for Defendant in Bomb Killing
Bomber sentence appeal denied
Murder by Internet

Forensic Files: Over and Out


Chris Dean

Register Number: 05438-027
Age: 52
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Hazelton USP
Release Date: LIFE

Kathryn Bishop murder 3/4/1993 Hummelstown, PA *Timothy Patrick McEnany convicted, sentenced to life in prison

remembering the victimsFrom Timothy McEnany appeal: On March 4, 1993, at 12:45 a.m., eighty-two year old Kathryn Bishop was found dead on the floor of her residence. Wayne K. Ross, a forensic pathologist, determined that Mrs. Bishop had been stomped to death sometime between 9:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on March 3, 1993. Paint chips were found on Mrs. Bishop’s hands, and black t-shirt fibers were on her face, neck and clothing. Additionally, Mrs. Bishop’s kitchen door window had been smashed, her basement window had been opened and scuff marks were left on her clothes dryer which was located just below the basement window.

Subsequent investigation revealed that the appellant, Timothy McEnany, and his cousin, Andrew Reischman, were at Mrs. Bishop’s residence to clean her chimney between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on March 3, 1993. While appellant and Reischman were cleaning the chimney, Mrs. Bishop and her daughter, Janet Seitz, were discussing Mrs. Bishop’s finances. At this time, one of the workers was in the house. There was a large roll of paper money and a basket full of change owned by Mrs. Bishop in plain view. Mrs. Seitz and her husband left Mrs. Bishop at approximately 5:00 p.m. At that time, appellant and Reischman were still present at the house.

During the time period between March 4, 1993 and March 7, 1993, Trooper Jeffrey Stansfield spoke with appellant regarding his contact with Mrs. Bishop on March 3, 1993. Appellant told Trooper Stansfield that he had been to Mrs. Bishop’s residence on March 3, 1993 to clean her chimney. Appellant also stated that he was at a bar called Shane’s Flight Deck between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on the evening of *615 the murder. The bar is located about fifteen (15) miles from Mrs. Bishop’s residence and over sixty (60) miles from appellant’s home. A cook from Shane’s saw appellant at the bar around 6:00 p.m. that evening, but not after that time. A bartender from Shane’s testified that she saw appellant after midnight that evening and that he was acting in a manner to ensure that his presence was noticed.

Officers then spoke with Mrs. Bishop’s neighbor, Dawn Rogers, who stated that she heard the sound of breaking glass between the hours of 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. on March 3, 1993. A couple of minutes later, Mrs. Rogers saw a person running down the street from the direction of Mrs. Bishop’s house, carrying a clear bag containing a large envelope. Mrs. Rogers’ description of this person matched the general description of Reischman.

Chimney sweep charged in slaying
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v Timothy P. McEnany 1995
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v Timothy P. McEnany 1999 (affirmed)
Timothy McEnany v DiGuglielmo 2007 (habeas corpus denied)

Forensic Files: A Case of the Flue
The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead: Six Letters, Starts With M


Timothy McEnany

Age: 48
Date of Birth: 10/03/1966
Citizenship: USA
Complexion: LIGHT
Height: 5′ 08″
Current Location: SOMERSET
Permanent Location: SOMERSET
Committing County: DAUPHIN

Alternate ID’s
Booking Number#: CP0502
Other Jail Numbers#: CP0502
Statewide Id#: 20872021
Statewide Id#: 20872021

Serial Killer: Juan Vallejo Corona *The Machete Murderer*

21 victims

Donald Dale Smith
Elbert J. Riley
John Haluka
Lloyd Wenzel
Medford Sample
Paul Allen
Warren Jerome Kelley
14 Unnamed victims

Corona’s brother blamed in deaths
Juan Corona murder trial opens
Juan Corona Continues To Proclaim His Innocence
Juan Corona Has No Parole Date
Juan Corona – Court orders new trial for mass murders
Defense witnesses probed in retrial of Juan Corona
Juan Corona is facing retrial on one of worst mass murders
Retrial of Juan Corona begins Monday
Convicted Murderer Juan Corona Awaits Parole
Juan Corona Guilty Of 25 Counts Of Murder
Profile: Juan Corona
Murderpedia: Juan Vallejo Corona
Juan Corona – The Machete Murderer
Wikipedia: Juan Corona
Juan Corona
Man who killed 25 is denied parole
Serial killer Juan Corona is denied parole a seventh time

Burden of proof;: The case of Juan Corona
Twenty-Five Murders (and Probably More): Looking for a Reason: The Juan Corona Trials and Confessions
The Road to Yuba City: A Journey into the Juan Corona Murders

Most Infamous: Machete Mangler


Juan Vallejo Corona

CDCR#: C58140
Age: 81
Admission Date: 12/23/1982
Current Location: Corcoran
4001 King Avenue
Corcoran, CA 93212
(559) 992-8800

Monsters Among Us: Roger Keith Coleman raped and killed his sister-in-law, Wanda Faye Thompson McCoy; He claimed innocence up to his execution, but DNA proved his guilt

Wanda Fay Thompson
Wanda Fay Thompson (McCoy)

Find-A-Grave: Wanda Faye Thompson McCoy
Roger Keith Coleman v Charles E. Thompson, Warden 1992 (habeas corpus denied)
Roger Keith Coleman #175
Killing Roger Coleman: Habeas, Finality, and the
Innocence Gap

DNA tests confirm executed man’s guilt
DNA Testing Proves Executed Va. Prisoner’s Guilt
Murderpedia: Roger Keith Coleman
Wikipedia: Roger Keith Coleman
DNA Tests Confirm Guilt of Executed Man
A&E Documentary on Roger Keith Coleman
American Justice – An Execution in Doubt transcript

May God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime and Punishment (this book is a bit old and does not have the DNA results in – results that proved his guilt)

Did He Do It? Execution in Question
American Justice: An Execution in Doubt

Roger Keith Coleman

Serial Killer: Vaughn Orrin Greenwood killed 11 people *The Skid Row Slasher*

remembering the victims

David Russell [11/13/1964]
Benjamin Hornberg, 67 [11/14/1964]
Charles Jackson, 46 [12/01/1974]
Moses Yakanac, 47 [12/08/1974]
Arthur Dahlstedt, 54 [12/11/1974]
David Perea, 42 [12/22/1974]
Casimir Strawinski, 58 [01/09/1975]
Robert Shannahan; 46 [01/17/1975]
Samuel Suarez, 49 [1975]
George Friar, 45 [01/29/1975
Clyde Hayes, 34 [01/31/1975]
William Graham [02/02/1975] (survived)

L.A. suspect to be linked to slashings
Charges Due In ‘Slasher’ Murder Case
Jailed LA man to be charged in Skid Row Slasher case
Skid Row Slasher case
Burt as witness
Footprint testimony in trial
‘Skid Row Slasher’ Guilty in 9 Deaths
‘Skid Row Slasher’ Gets Life Term
Slasher given 9 life terms
Profile: Vaughn Orrin Greenwood
Murderpedia: Vaughn Orrin Greenwood
Wikipedia: Vaughn Greenwood
Serial Killings Are a Darker Part of State’s History
‘Skid Row Slasher’ Loses Bid for Parole

Rise of the Black Serial Killer: Documenting a Startling Trend


Vaughn Orrin Greenwood

CDCR#: B68248
Age: 72
Admission Date: 10/03/1975
Current Location: Men’s Colony
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93409
(805) 547-7900

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