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Cold Case: Richard Rios Jr. killed LeRoy Ortiz, a Golden Glove boxer by shooting him and throwing him in a river; Rios died in 1995


Leroy Ortiz

Find-A-Grave: LeRoy Celestino Ortiz
Body found in racks at dam; Foul play suspected
Youth’s body found in Weber canal
Police lack solid clue in murder
The Justice Files: 1969 Cold case murder solved
The Justice Files: ‘Bad blood’ a motive in 1969 cold case murder
The Justice Files: Killer taunted victim’s family after 1969 murder
Justice for LeRoy Ortiz – Murdered March 1969

Monsters Among Us: Stanley Barton Hoss Jr.

Victims
Patrolman Joseph Paul Zanella, 25 [9/19/1969 Verona, PA]
Karen Malgott (survived)no picture
Linda Peugeot, 21 (admitted to killing her – body never found) [9/22/1969 LeVale, MD]
Lori Mae Peugeot, 2 (admitted to killing her – body never found) [9/22/1969 LeVale, MD]
Capt. Walter Lee Peterson (guard at prison) [12/10/1973 Pittsburg, PA]

Find-A-Grave: Joseph P. Zanella
Officer Down Memorial Page: Police Officer Joseph Paul Zanella
Find-A-Grave: Capt Walter L Peterson
Officer Down Memorial Page: Captain Walter Lee Peterson
The Doe Network: Linda and Lori Peugeot
The Charley Project: Linda Peugeot
Cold Case Investigations group
Websleuths: Linda Peugeot, 21 and baby Lori Missing 22 Sept 1969 from LaVale, MD
Linda And Lori Peugeot, Kidnapped 1969 by Stanley Hoss
Stanley Hoss’ evil still haunts Valley
Stanley Hoss: A most wanted man
Find-A-Grave: Stanley Barton Hoss, Jr.
Book that details Stanley Hoss killing spree garners awards

Books
Born to Lose: Stanley B. Hoss & the Crime Spree That Gripped a Nation


 Stanley Barton Hoss Jr.

*The Body In The Steel Drum* – The murder of Reyna Angelica Marroquin


Reyna Angelica Marroquin

Find-A-Grave: Reyna Angélica “Angel” Marroquín
Homicide Suspect Commits Suicide
Details Emerge Of Slaying
Long-Ago affair latest twist in barrel-slay mystery
The woman in the drum 30 years ago a frantic call, then silence
Woman in Barrel ID’D 30-year-old murder mystery
Police Determine Mystery Victim’s ID
The Reyna Marroquin Story Unsealed
Missing For 30 Years
DNA Links Suicide To Killing
Wikipedia: Murder of Angelica Marroquin
DNA Links Suicide To Killing
The Clue In The Drum

Books
Keep Her Contained: A Mystery About Immigrant Ambitions and Mummified Remains

Movies/Documentaries
The New Detectives (Season 6 Episode 11)
Murder Book: Flower Drum Murder
Grave Secrets: Beneath the Stairs


Henry Elkins

Serial Killer: Tony “Chop Chop” Costa

remembering the victims

Victims
Bonnie Williams
Diane Federoff
Barbara Spaulding
Sydney Monson
Susan Perry
Patricia Walsh
Mary Anne Wysocki
Christine Gallant
Barbara Spaulding

Serial Killers Podcast: Antone Costa
Profile: Antone Costa
Murderpedia: Antone Charles Costa
Wikipedia: Tony Costa
March 6 – 1969: Tony Costa is arraigned in 16 Cape Cod murders
Find-A-Grave: Antone Charles “Tony” Costa

Books
In His Garden: The Anatomy of a Murderer (The Cape Cod Murders)

Movies/Documentaries
Twisted: Cape Cod Casanova

Antone Costa
Tony Costa

Manson Family murders: Gary Hinman, Donald “Shorty” Shea and Ronald Hughes

Hinman Shea and Hughes

Victims
Gary Hinman
Donald Shorty Shea
Ronald Hughes

News Archive: Manson Family murders
Find-A-Grave: Gary Alan Hinman
Find-A-Grave: Donald Jerome “Shorty” Shea
Find-A-Grave: Ronald Hughes
Manson Family named in murder plot
Hippie to die for murder
Susan Atkins Confesses To Slaying
Susan Atkins Gets Life in Gary Hinman slaying
CieloDrive: Gary Hinman
California Charges Hinman Case Witness
Wikipedia: Mary Brunner
Murderpedia: Steve Dennis Grogan
Wikipedia: Steve “Clem” Grogan
Wikipedia: Bobby Beausoleil
Jailhouse Interview: Bobby Beausoleil
Bobby Beausoleil

Books
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders (EXCELLENT book)
Manson in His Own Words
Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson
Charles Manson Exposed: The Surprising and Disturbing Story of Charles Manson, Helter Skelter, and the Manson Murders
Manson’s Right-Hand Man Speaks Out

Movies/Documentaries
Helter Skelter (1976)
Helter Skelter (2004)
The Manson Family
Charles Manson: Journey Into Evil
Cease to Exist

Defendants
Bruce Davis – convicted of the murders of Gary Hinman and Donald “Shorty” Shea, sentenced to life in prison; denied parole
Bobby Beausoleil – convicted of the murder of Gary Hinman, sentenced to death, later commuted to life, denied parole [next parole hearing 2015]
Steve “Clem” Grogan – convicted of the murder of Shorty Shea, sentenced to life in prison; paroled in 1985
Charles Manson – convicted of 9 counts of 1st degree murder, sentenced to death, later commuted to life, denied parole [next parole hearing 2027]
Susan Atkins – convicted of 8 counts of 1st degree murder, sentenced to death, later commuted to life [died 9/24/2009 in prison]

Atkins and Grogan
Susan Atkins and Steve Clem Grogan

INMATE INFORMATION

Charles Manson

Name: MANSON, CHARLES
CDCR#: B33920
Age: 79
Admission Date: 04/22/1971
Current Location: Corcoran
4001 King Avenue
Corcoran, CA 93212
(559) 992-8800

INMATE INFORMATION

Bruce Davis

Name: DAVIS, BRUCE
CDCR#: B41079
Age: 79
Admission Date: 04/21/1972
Current Location: Men’s Colony
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93409
(805) 547-7900

INMATE INFORMATION

Bobby Beausoleil

Name: BEAUSOLEIL, ROBERT KENNETH
Inmate #: 11100535
Age: 66
Current Location: Oregon State Prison
2605 State Street
Salem, OR
Phone Information: (503)378-2453
FAX: (503)378-3897

News Archive: Manson Family murders

Manson victims

Known victims:
Sharon Marie Tate Polanski, 26 [8/9/1969]
Richard Paul Polanski (unborn child of Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski) [8/9/1969]
Jay Sebring, 36 [8/9/1969]
Abigail Folger, 25 [8/9/1969]
Voytek Frykowski, 32 [8/9/1969]
Steven Earl Parent, 18 [8/9/1969]
Rosemary LaBianca, 38 [8/10/1969]
Leno LaBianca, 44 [8/10/1969]
Gary Hinman, 34 [unknown]
Ronald Hughes, 36 [11/1970]
Donald Jerome “Shorty” Shea, 36 [unknown]

This Date in History: Murder on Cielo Drive 1969
This Day in History: Leno & Rosemary LaBianca murders 1969
Breaking News: Possible grave sties found at Barker Ranch in Death Valley, CA from the Charles Manson Family
Breaking News: Susan Atkins, killer of actress Sharon Tate, has died of brain cancer
Manson Family murders: Gary Hinman, Donald “Shorty” Shea and Ronald Hughes
Charles Manson, mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate, 6 others, dead at 83
Charles Manson, leader of murderous ’60s cult, dead at 83

Books
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders (EXCELLENT book)
Manson in His Own Words
Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson
Charles Manson Exposed: The Surprising and Disturbing Story of Charles Manson, Helter Skelter, and the Manson Murders
Manson’s Right-Hand Man Speaks Out

Movies/Documentaries
Helter Skelter (1976)
Helter Skelter (2004)
The Manson Family
Charles Manson: Journey Into Evil
Cease to Exist
Murder Made Me Famous: Charles Manson

Defendants
Charles Manson – convicted of 9 counts of 1st degree murder, sentenced to death, later commuted to life, denied parole [next parole hearing 2027][died in prison 11/19/2017]
Charles “Tex” Watson – convicted of 7 counts of 1st degree murder, sentenced to death, later commuted to life, denied parole [next parole hearing 11/2016]
Susan Atkins – convicted of 8 counts of 1st degree murder, sentenced to death, later commuted to life [died 9/24/2009 in prison]
Patricia Krenwinkle – convicted of 7 counts of 1st degree murder, sentenced to death, later commuted to life, denied parole [next parole hearing 2018]
Leslie VanHouten – convicted of Leno and Rosemary LaBiancas murders; sentenced to death, but commuted to life
Bruce Davis – convicted of the murders of Gary Hinman and Donald “Shorty” Shea, sentenced to life in prison; denied parole
Bobby Beausoleil – convicted of the murder of Gary Hinman, sentenced to death, later commuted to life, denied parole [next parole hearing 2015]
Steve “Clem” Grogan – convicted of the murder of Shorty Shea, sentenced to life in prison; paroled in 1985

Atkins and Grogan
Susan Atkins and Steve Clem Grogan

INMATE INFORMATION

Charles Manson

Inmate Name MANSON, CHARLES
CDCR Number B33920
Age 83
Admission Date 04/22/1971
Current Location California State Prison, Corcoran
Location Link Directions
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 12/1977

INMATE INFORMATION

Tex Watson

Name: WATSON, CHARLES DENTON
CDCR#: B37888
Age: 68
Admission Date: 11/17/1971
Current Location: Mule Creek
4001 Highway 104
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 274-4911

INMATE INFORMATION

Patricia Krenwinkel

Name: KRENWINKEL, PATRICIA
CDCR#: W0831
Age: 66
Admission Date: 04/28/1971
Current Location: Women’s Institution
16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880
(909) 597-1771

INMATE INFORMATION

Leslie VanHouten

Name: VAN HOUTEN, LESLIE
CDCR#: W13378
Age: 64
Admission Date: 08/17/1978
Current Location: Women’s Institution
16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880
(909) 597-1771

INMATE INFORMATION

Bruce Davis

Name: DAVIS, BRUCE
CDCR#: B41079
Age: 79
Admission Date: 04/21/1972
Current Location: Men’s Colony
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93409
(805) 547-7900

INMATE INFORMATION

Bobby Beausoleil

Name: BEAUSOLEIL, ROBERT KENNETH
Inmate #: 11100535
Age: 66
Current Location: Oregon State Prison
2605 State Street
Salem, OR
Phone Information: (503)378-2453
FAX: (503)378-3897

Serial Killer: John Norman Collins *The Co-Ed Killer* and *The Ypsilanti Ripper* and *The Michigan Murders*

Michigan Murders victims

Known Victims
Mary Fleszar, 19 [7/10/1967]
Joan Schell, 20 [7/1/1968]
Eileen Adams, 13 [12/1968]
Maralynn Skelton, 16 [3/26/1969]
Dawn Basom, 13 [4/14/1969] (no picture)
Alice Kalom, 23 [6/8/1969]
Karen Sue Beineman, 18 [7/23/1969]
Roxie Phillips, 17 [6/30/1969 CA]

Michigan Murders: A timeline of events
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Student faces murder trial in coed death
‘Murder Scene’ Barn Destroyed
Profile: John Norman Collins
John Norman Collins and the Coed Murders
John Norman Collins: The Co-Ed Killer (GOOD article, has a lot of information)
John Norman Collins: The Co-Ed Killer
Murderpedia: John Norman Collins
The Co-ed Murders
John Norman Collins: A Serial Killer Scrapbook
Wikipedia: Michigan Murders
‘Michigan Murders’ to be featured on television show Dec. 10

Books
The Michigan Murders
True Crime: Michigan: The State’s Most Notorious Criminal Cases
Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit

Movies/Documentaries
A Crime To Remember: A New Kind Of Monster

INMATE INFORMATION

Collins then and now

MDOC Number: 126833
SID Number: 0638739H
Name: JOHN NORMAN COLLINS
Racial Identification: White
Gender: Male
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 224 lbs.
Date of Birth: 06/17/1947 (66)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Marquette Branch Prison
Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: V

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE
Sentence 1
Offense: Murder, First Degree
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: CR2940
Date of Offense: 07/23/1969
County: Washtenaw
Date of Sentence: 08/28/1970
Conviction Type: Jury

ALIASES MARKS, SCARS & TATTOOS
WATERHEAD
JOHN CHAPMAN
None

Serial Killer: Jerome Henry Brudos *The Lust Killer* *The Shoe Fetish Slayer*

Brudos victims

Victims
Linda Kay Slawson, 19
Jan Susan Whitney, 23
Karen Elena Sprinker, 19
Linda Dawn Salee, 19
Sharon Wood (survived)

Serial killer Jerome Brudos died in prison on 3/28/2006.

Brudos’ daughter recalls girl name ‘Karen’ visitng home
Brudos receives three life terms
Brudos seeks another trial in 3 slayings
Serial Killer Jerome Brudos Oregon’s longest-held prisoner, dies
Profile: Jerome Brudos
Murderpedia: Jerome Henry Brudos
CrimeLibrary: The Fetish Killer
Wikipedia: Jerry Brudos
The Mind Of A Serial Killer: Jerome Brudos
Mindhunter: the profilers, the killers, and the real people who inspired them

Books
Lust Killer
Jerry Brudos: The True Story of The Shoe Fetish Slayer: Historical Serial Killers and Murderers
Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit
Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters
Whoever Fights Monsters: My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI
Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder
Killer Book of Serial Killers: Incredible Stories, Facts and Trivia from the World of Serial Killers
Psychopathy, Perversion, and Lust Homicide: Recognizing the Mental Disorders That Power Serial Killers

Movies/Documentaries
Biography: Jerome Brudos
Jerry Brudos: The Lust Killer


Jerome Brudos

Monsters Among Us: Elmer Edward Solly viciously beat his girlfriend’s son, 2-year-old son Christopher Welsh, to death

pinwheels abuse

Escaped killer, now doo-wop singer?
27 years on lam, felon’s gig is up
Singer believed to be murderer is arrested
Killer back now in N.J.
The Great Pretender
Wikipedia: Elmer Edward Solly

Movies/Documentaries
Who The (BEEP): Sha Na Not

Elmer Edward Solly
Elmer Edward Solly

Boyfriends From Hell: Michael Grant killed girlfriend’s 3-year-old son, Scott, and then escaped from prison


Michael Grant/Michael St. Clair

Michael Grant/Michael St. Clair died Sept. 1, 2010 in Gary, IN. Some considered him a suspect in the Oakland County Child Killer case. When he died, he was allegedly being investigated in the death of another child, 20-month-old Jeffrey Balsley in 1969. He died of a subdural hematoma, which may have come from being shaken. The child’s mother, Sue Balsley, was Michael Grant’s girlfriend at the time.

Man Fights to Keep His Killer Dad in Jail
Dad’s Secret
Dark Secrets, Part 1: Sitter’s rage unleashed
Dark Secrets, Part 2: Heart-rending discovery
Dark Secrets, Part 3: Master of his fate
Dark Secrets, Part 4: ‘It’s all over’
Dark Secrets, Part 5: ‘You can’t tell anybody this’
Dark Secrets, Part 6: Selling iceboxes to Eskimos
Dark Secrets, Part 7: Grant, new girlfriend plot escape
Dark Secrets, Part 8: A missed opportunity
Dark Secrets, Part 9: Peering into the past
Dark Secrets, Part 10: Reliving an unhappy childhood
Dark Secrets, Part 11: Day of reckoning
Dark Secrets, Part 12: ‘He just lied about everything’
Dark Secrets, Part Thirteen: ‘What did he do to my son?’
Dark Secrets, Part 14: Finding peace in the truth
Child killer’s death leaves son with questions

Movies/Documentaries
The Devil You Know: Life On The Run

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