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Serial Killer: Gayno Gilbert Smith killed 6 people – all family members – in Iowa; Sentenced to life in prison

Victims
Juanita Smith, [11/1961] (stepmother) (no picture)
Andrew Rex McBeth, 51 [5/27/1962] (uncle)
Dora Mae Smith McBeth, 41 [5/27/1962] (aunt)
Amos Rex McBeth, 19 [5/27/1962] (cousin)
Anna McBeth, 19 [5/27/1962] (cousin)
Donna Jean McBeth Kellogg, 17 [5/27/1962] (cousin)
Patsy Lou McBeth, 15 (survived) (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Andrew Rex “Andy” McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Dora Mae Smith McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Amos Rex McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Anna Katherine McBeth
Find-A-Grave: Donna Jean McBeth Kellogg
Massive Hunt for Killer (about 1/3 way down)
Gayno Smith stepmother’s body found 1
Gayno Smith stepmother body found 2
“She Hit Him…He Knocked Her Down”
Gayno Smith Sentence-d to Six Consecutive life Terms
Man serving five life sentences for killing family dies
Notorious killer dies in custody
Find-A-Grave: Gayno Gilbert Smith
Murderpedia: Gayno Gilbert Smith
Wikipedia: Gayno Smith


Gayno Gilbert Smith

McBeth Family Murders-Nephew goes on Killing spree in 1962

Suspected Serial Killer: William Felix Vail killed his first wife, Mary, sentenced to LWOP; Suspected of killing his girlfriend and 2nd wife

Victims
Mary Horton Vail, 22 [10/28/1962 Calcasieu Parish, LA]
Sharon Hensley, 24 [2/1973 Key West, FL]
Annette Craver Vail, 18 [10/22/1984 Tulsa, OK]

Find-A-Grave: Mary Elizabeth Horton Vail
Sharon Hensley Memorial
Charley Project: Sharon Hensley
Charley Project: Annette Michelle Craver Vail
Gone
Suspect in 1962 Louisiana slaying arrested in Canyon Lake
Suspected serial killer Felix Vail arrested in death of wife
More details released in Felix Vail arrest
Outlining the murder case against William Felix Vail
Could Skull Belong to Serial Killer Suspect’s Wife?
Mysterious disappearances linked to man on trial in wife’s 1962 death
Suspected serial killer stands trial in 1962 murder of first wife
Jury: Felix Vail guilty of murder
Felix Vail Found Guilty of Murder in Wife’s 1962 Death, While Disappearances of 2 Other Women Remain a Mystery
Local woman’s push for justice in daughter’s death subject of TV show
OK – Annette Craver Vail, 18, Sulphur, 5 Oct 1984

Movies/Documentaries
The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas: A Mother’s Quest

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: VAIL, WILLIAM F
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 77
Location: Louisiana State Penitentiary
Race: White
Contact Facility: Louisiana Department of Corrections

Serial Killer: The Boston Strangler – Was Albert DeSalvo really the notorious serial killer that terrorized the women of Boston?

Victims
Anna E. Šlesers, 55, sexually assaulted with unknown object and strangled with the belt on her bathrobe; found on June 14, 1962 in her third-floor apartment at 77 Gainsborough St., Back Bay, Boston
Mary Mullen, 85, died from a heart attack, but in the confession was said to have collapsed as DeSalvo grabbed her; found on June 28, 1962 in her apartment at 1435 Commonwealth Ave., Boston (no picture)
Nina Nichols, 68, sexually assaulted and strangled with her nylon stockings; found on June 30, 1962 in her home at 1940 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Helen Blake, 65, sexually assaulted and strangled with her nylon stockings; found on June 30, 1962 in her home at 73 Newhall St., Lynn, Massachusetts
Ida Irga, 75, sexually assaulted and strangled; found on August 19, 1962 in her apartment at 7 Grove Street, Beacon Hill, Boston
Jane Sullivan, 67, sexually assaulted and strangled with her nylon stockings; found on August 21, 1962 in her home at 435 Columbia Road, Dorchester, Boston
Sophie Clark, 20, sexually assaulted and strangled with her nylon stockings; found on December 5, 1962 in her apartment at 315 Huntington Ave., Back Bay, Boston
Patricia Bissette, 23, strangled with her nylon stockings; found on December 31, 1962 in her home at 515 Park Drive, Back Bay, Boston
Mary Brown, 69, raped, strangled, beaten, and stabbed; found on March 6, 1963 in her apartment at 319 Park Ave., Lawrence, Massachusetts (no picture)
Beverly Samans, 23, stabbed to death; found on May 6, 1963 in her home at 4 University Road in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Evelyn Corbin, 58, raped and strangled with her nylon stockings; found on September 8, 1963 in her home at 224 Lafayette St., Salem, Massachusetts
Joann Graff, 23, strangled with her nylon stockings; found on November 23, 1963 in her apartment at 54 Essex St., Lawrence, Massachusetts
Mary Sullivan, 19, sexually assaulted and strangled with nylon stockings; found on January 4, 1964 in her apartment at 44-A Charles St., Boston

Albert DeSalvo was never tried or convicted of the Boston Strangler. He was in prison for rape when he was stabbed to death by other inmates.

Find-A-Grave: Anna E. Slesers
Find-A-Grave: Nina G. Nichols
Find-A-Grave: Helen Blake
Find-A-Grave: Ida Irga
Find-A-Grave: Jane Sullivan
Find-A-Grave: Sophie Clark
Find-A-Grave: Patricia Bissette
Find-A-Grave: Beverly Samans
Find-A-Grave: Marie Evelina “Evelyn” Poirier Corbin
Find-A-Grave: Joann Marie Graff
Find-A-Grave: Mary Anne Sullivan
Victims of the Boston Strangler
DeSalvo Still at Large; Police in Area Alerted
DeSalvo Surrenders Without a Struggle
Boston Strangler Caught, Ending Huge Manhunt
Albert DeSalvo is ‘Boston Strangler’
Tests begin to prove accused Boston Strangler innocent
DeSalvo may not have been Boston Strangler
Relatives: Prosecuters need to reopen Boston Strangler case
crimelibrary: The Boston Strangler
The Boston Strangler
Boston Strangler Case Solved 50 Years Later
Lab: Confessed Boston Strangler’s DNA on slain woman’s body
A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case
Crime Museum: The Boston Strangler
Murderpedia: Albert Henry DeSalvo
Wikipedia: Boston Strangler
Wikipedia: Albert DeSalvo

Books
The Boston Strangler
The Boston Stranglers: The Public Conviction of Albert Desalvo and the True Story of Eleven Shocking Murders
A Rose for Mary: The Hunt for the Real Boston Strangler

Movies/Documentaries
The Boston Strangler: The Hunt for a Killer
Biography: Albert DeSalvo
The Boston Strangler (movie)
The Boston Strangler (movie)
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (movie)
ID Films: Confessions of the Boston Strangler

Albert DeSalvo
Albert DeSalvo

Cold Case: The Unsolved Murder of Donna Marie Frislie 2/13/1962 Palmdale, CA

Donna Marie Frislie

Find-A-Grave: Donna Marie Frislie
Missing Teenage Girl Found Dead In Desert Sand
Mother’s Letter to Editor Aimed at Unknown Murderer
Solve a cold case: Donna Marie Frislie
Donna Marie Frislie high school freshman’s murder still unsolved since 1962

Walter Patterson murder 7/31/1962 Wall, NJ *Walter McGhee and George Wright convicted of his murder, sentenced to life and 30 years in prison; Wright escaped from prison in 1970, found in Portugal in 2011*

Walter Patterson
Walter Patterson

[I was not able to find a picture of Walter McGhee. If anyone has one to share, please let me know. Thanks!]

US fugitive had settled life in Portugal
Fugitive George Wright Captured In Portugal
U.S. fugitive caught in Portugal claims new identity
After more than 40 years as a fugitive, East Orange man arrested in Portugal
U.S. Fugitive Claims New Identity
US fugitive’s wife: I didn’t know about his past
US appeals Portugal denial of fugitive extradition
FUGITIVE MURDERER COULD BE TODAY’S TERRORIST
Wikipedia: George Wright (fugitive)

Movies/Documentaries
48 Hours: The Hunt for Mr. Wright

Defendants
Walter McGhee – pled no contest, sentenced to life with hard labor, paroled August 1977 [has not returned to prison in NJ since]
George Wright – pled no contest, escaped from prison in 1970, became involved with the Black Liberation Army and hijacked a plane, finally found in Portugal

INMATE INFORMATION

George Wright
SBI Number: 0000752044
Sentenced as: Wright, George
Race: Black
Ethnicity: Black
Sex: Male
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 170 lbs.
Birth Date: March 29, 1943
Admission Date: February 15, 1963
Current Facility: ESCAPED from BSP
Current Max Release Date: N/A
Current Parole Eligibility Date: N/A

CURRENT PRISON SENTENCE
Offense: 1 count of : 2A:113-1 Murder
Offense Date: November 23, 1962
Sentence Date: February 15, 1963
County of Commitment: Monmouth
Commitment Order: I-121-62
Mandatory Minimum Term: None
Maximum Term: 30 Years

INCARCERATION HISTORY
Date In Custody: February 15, 1963
Date Out of Custody: August 22, 1970

ALIASES
Burgess, Larry
Burgess, Reverend

Terryl Lee Yeigh murder 10/17/1962 Van Nuys, CA *Stepfather, Amos Emery Yeigh, convicted of her murder; sentenced to 5 years to life in prison; served 5 years*


Terryl Lee Yeigh

Terryl Lee Yeigh (aka Terryl Lee Anderson aka Darbi Winters) was a young actress, just starting out when she was strangled to death by her stepfather, Amos Emery Yeigh. He faced the death penalty, but received 5 years to life in prison. Somehow, he was released after 5 years in prison. Terryl was buried in a crypt near Marilyn Monroe.

Find-A-Grave: Darbi Winters
IMDb: Terryl Lee Yeigh
DEAD
Stepfather Confesses To Murder
Beneath Los Angeles
findadeath: Darby Winters
Teen Model Terryl Lee Yeigh aka Darbi Winters Murdered by Stepfather
Terryl Yeigh
Relates Murder

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