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Monsters Among Us: Peter A. Cherico killed Lynda Evonne Heishman with a claw hammer in 1970; Sentenced to life in federal prison, released in 1981



Lynda Evonne Heishman

Find-A-Grave: Lynda Evonne Welch Heishman
Cherico conviction
Florida soldier sentenced to life term for slaying
United States of America v Peter Anthony Cherico 1972 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: PETER A CHERICO
Register Number: 29176-138
Age: 73
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 12/03/1981

The MacDonald Family Massacre – Jeffrey R. MacDonald convicted, sentenced to 3 life sentences to be served consecutively; Is Jeffrey MacDonald innocent?

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colette-and-the-girls

Victims
Colette Kathryn Stevenson MacDonald, 26
Kimberly MacDonald, 5
Kristen Jean MacDonald, 2
unborn son

CrimeArchives: The Jeffrey MacDonald Case
Jeffrey MacDonald
Appeal decision infuriates stepfather
Review of reversal asked
Crime Lab Grisly Evidence Of Job
United States v Jeffrey R. MacDonald 1982
Jeffrey MacDonald News
Murderpedia: Jeffrey Robert MacDonald
Wikipedia: Jeffrey R. MacDonald
The Devil and Jeffrey MacDonald
Since 1979, Brian Murtagh has fought to keep convicted murderer Jeffrey MacDonald in prison
Jeffrey MacDonald – The Crime
Jeffrey MacDonald His Injuries and Wounds
Fatal Vision’ Doctor Waits for Ruling on New Trial : MacDonald would be free today if fiber evidence in the 1970 killings had been presented, lawyers say
Parole Examiners Recommend No Parole For Jeffrey MacDonald
Jeffrey MacDonald’s Wife Says He Is ‘At Peace’ As Judge Considers New Evidence
The MacDonald Case
United States of America v Jeffrey R. MacDonald 2008 (motion denied)
Lawyers for Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, Fighting in Court Filing to Overturn 1979 Conviction for Murdering Family, Say Prosecutors Hid Evidence
After 35 years, ‘Fatal Vision’ author, killer meet again
Prosecutors show crime scene photos during MacDonald hearing
MacDonald stories
Home of Triple Murder to Be Demolished

Books
Fatal Justice: Reinvestigating the MacDonald Murders
A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
Fatal Vision
Scales of Justice: The Murders of Colette, Kimberley & Kristen MacDonald
Final Vision: The Last Word on Jeffrey MacDonald
The Night My Husband Killed Me

Movies/Documentaries
Final Vision
48 Hours: Jeffrey MacDonald: Time for Truth
American Justice: The Green Beret Murder Mystery
Inside Story: False Witness
Fatal Vision
People Magazine Investigates: Jeffrey MacDonald: The Accused

INMATE INFORMATION

jeffrey-macdonald

JEFFREY R MACDONALD
Register Number: 00131-177
Age: 73
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Cumberland FCI
Release Date: LIFE

Update: Loretta Jones murder *Thomas Edward Egley pled guilty, sentenced to 10 years to life in prison*

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Loretta Jones

News Archive: Loretta Jones murder
Colorado man admits to murdering Price woman in 1970
Colorado man pleads guilty in Utah woman’s 1970 death
Cold case murder suspect pleads guilty
Colorado man pleads guilty to 1970 murder in central Utah
Egley sentenced 10 years for murder of Loretta Jones
Man sent to prison in emotional sentencing 46 years after murder
Man sent to prison in emotional sentencing 46 years after murder
Thomas Egley sentenced to prison for 1970 Carbon County murder

INMATE INFORMATION

Thomas Edward Egley

Offender Number: 229905
Offender Name: THOMAS EDWARD EGLEY
DOB: Sat, 6 Jul 1940
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight: 145
Sex: M
Location: UTAH STATE PRISON
Housing Facility: UINTA
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
THOMAS EDWARD EGLEY

News Archive: Loretta Jones murder

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LorettaJones
Loretta Jones

Cold Case: Loretta Jones murder 7/30/1970 Price, UT *Still unsolved over 45 years later; Can you help?*
Update: Loretta Jones murder *Thomas Edward Egley charged with her murder*
Update: Loretta Jones murder *Thomas Edward Egley pled guilty, sentenced to 10 years to life in prison*

INMATE INFORMATION

Thomas Edward Egley

Offender Number: 229905
Offender Name: THOMAS EDWARD EGLEY
DOB: Sat, 6 Jul 1940
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight: 145
Sex: M
Location: UTAH STATE PRISON
Housing Facility: UINTA
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
THOMAS EDWARD EGLEY

Update: Loretta Jones murder *Thomas Edward Egley charged with her murder*

LorettaJones
Loretta Jones

News Archive: Loretta Jones murder
Man arrested and charged 46 years later in rape and murder of Carbon County woman
Man arrested, charged 46 years later in rape and murder of Carbon County woman
Arrest made in 46-year-old Utah rape and murder cold case
Arrest made in cold case 46 years after rape, murder of Utah woman
Arrest made in 45 year old cold case
Colorado man arrested, charged in 1970 murder in Utah
Colorado man arrested in woman’s 1970 rape, murder in Utah
Colorado man arrested in the 1970 rape and murder of Utah woman
1970 Price murder and rape case may be close to resolution

Thomas Edward Egley
Thomas Edward Egley

Cold Case: Loretta Jones murder 7/30/1970 Price, UT *Still unsolved over 45 years later; Can you help?*

Loretta Jones
Loretta Jones

Facebook: Justice for Loretta Jones
Utah Cold Case Files: Loretta Jones
Utah Man Charged In Stab Death
Mother’s body exhumed in 1970 Utah murder case
Despite long odds, lost evidence, Utah detective hopes to solve 45-year-old homicide
Utah family hopes for justice in 45-year-old murder case
Who killed Loretta Jones?
Charge & Prosecute in the Murder of Loretta Jones
UNSOLVED CASES: Witnesses come forward
‘New things coming to light’ in unsolved ’70 murder of Price mother, investigator says
News Archive: Loretta Jones murder

Cold Case: Anita Marie Vega killed her daughter, Anna Marie Vega; Was convicted of manslaughter 25 years later

stand up for childrenFrom Anita Vega’s appeal: At some point in 1969 or 1970, Vega instructed her nine year old daughter, Margarita, to stay home from school and check on three year old Anna Marie. Anna Marie had wet her bed on the previous evening, and as a punishment had been beaten, deprived of food, and placed in a cold room without clothing. Margarita checked on Anna Marie and found that she had wet a pair of shorts that she had managed to find. Margarita informed Vega of Anna Marie’s condition; Vega responded by ordering Margarita to fill a tub with cold water. Vega then began kicking Anna Marie and beating her with her fists. When Anna Marie fell down, Vega picked her up by her hair and shook her. Vega continued beating Anna Marie for approximately five to ten minutes. By this time, Anna Marie’s nose and mouth were bloodied.

Vega led Anna Marie into the bathroom and checked the water that Margarita had placed into the tub. Upon discovering that the water was warm, she smacked Margarita, and ordered her to place cold water in the tub. After Margarita did so, Vega beat Anna Marie again. During this beating, Anna Marie fell backwards into the tub. Vega pulled her out of the tub and beat her again. Before leaving the room, Vega ordered Margarita to place Anna Marie in the tub. Margarita persuaded Anna Marie to stand in the tub, but was unable to persuade her to sit down.

Vega reentered the bathroom and observed Anna Marie standing in the tub. Vega then struck Anna Marie’s head with sufficient force to knock her out of the tub. Vega then picked up Anna Marie, and threw her head first into the tub. When Anna Marie gasped for air, Vega struck her again and held her head under the water. Vega then forced her weakening daughter to sit in the water. Vega then told Margarita to shower Anna Marie with cold water and “leave her there.” Anna Marie was left alone in the bathroom with cold water running on her.

After watching soap operas for a number of hours, Vega asked Margarita to check on Anna Marie. Margarita entered the bathroom and observed Anna Marie floating face down in the water. Margarita placed Anna Marie on her stomach on the floor, pushed on her back, and observed water come out of her nose and throat. Margarita noted that Anna Marie was “ice cold.”.

Margarita informed Vega that she believed Anna Marie was dead. Vega responded, “She’s not dead, stupid … Bring her out here.”. Margarita wrapped a towelaround Anna Marie and carried her out of the bathroom.

Anna Marie began making noises, and Vega instructed Margarita to place her on the unheated back porch. Margarita wrapped Anna Marie in a blanket and placed her on the porch. Margarita left the door open to enable heat from the house to reach the porch. When Vega discovered that the door was open, she smacked Margarita and ordered her to close it. Vega then “put her … knuckle real hard under [Margarita’s] chin” and said, “If you ever tell I’ll kill you and you’ve seen me do it so you know I can.”

Later that afternoon, Margarita’s siblings returned from school. Vega informed one of the boys that Anna Marie was dead and that her funeral occurred while he was at school. When Vega forced Margarita to go out on the porch to get toys for one of the children, Margarita heard Anna Marie “making noises” that were “weird” and “more deep.”.

Later that evening, Vega’s future husband, Luis, returned home from work. Margarita overheard Vega and Luis having a discussion in their bedroom. At one point, Margarita heard Luis say, “Well, didn’t you know that could kill her?”.

Margarita heard Luis exit the house. Luis then entered the house carrying a box. Margarita observed that the blanket that she used to cover Anna Marie was sticking out of the box. Margarita heard Vega tell Luis to “hurry up” because “if … a policeman saw him walking down the street carrying a box we’d all be in trouble.” (R. 121-122).

When Luis returned home, Margarita heard Vega ask him what took so long. Luis responded that “it wasn’t easy to bury a body in frozen ground.”.

Mother accused by daughter of killing her child 25 years ago is found guilty
Daughter With Nightmares Helps to Convict Mother of a Killing
Mother convicted in death of toddler 25 years ago
Daughter’s torment puts mother away
25-year silence ended when daughter accused her mother of murder A Sister’s Secret
Anita Vega v State of Indiana 1995 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Body not needed for conviction
Excerpt from Notorious 92: Indiana’s Most Heinous Murders in All 92 Counties
Excerpt from “No-Body Homicide Cases: A Practical Guide to Investigating, Prosecuting, and Winning Cases When the Victim Is Missing”

Books
Notorious 92: Indiana’s Most Heinous Murders in All 92 Counties
No-Body Homicide Cases: A Practical Guide to Investigating, Prosecuting, and Winning Cases When the Victim Is Missing

Anita Vega
Anita Vega

Mass Murder: John Linley Frazier *The Killer Prophet* aka *Hippie Murderer*

Frazier victims

Victims
Dr. Victor Ohta, 45
Virginia Ohta, 43
Derrick Ohta, 12
Taggart Ohta, 11
Dorothy Cadwallader, 38 (Dr. Ohta’s secretary)

Man Held In Murder Of 5
Young Man Sought In Slayings Is Captured (part 1)
Man Sought In Slayings Is Captured (part 2)
Fingerprints Of Frazier On Typewriter
Jury Indicts Frazier In 5 Murders
Frazier Arraigned In Ohta Deaths
Begin Trial of Frazier
Slaying Sequence Is Described By Friend of Doctor’s Family
Frazier jury instructed
Multiple-murder jury still out
John Linley Frazier Is Guilty In Ohta Murder
Frazier Convicted In Ohta Slayings
Frazier convicted (scroll to left)
Jury Says Frazier Sane When Murder Committed
Jury Orders Frazier Put To Death In Gas Chamber
Frazier now off the row
Police: Mass murderer John Linley Frazier hanged himself in prison
Mass murderer John Linley Frazier hanged himself in prison
CrimeLibrary: Killer Prophet
Crazed Hippy Killer caused horror with 1970 murder of California doctor
Murderpedia: John Linley Frazier

Books
Urge to Kill
Killer Book of Serial Killers: Incredible Stories, Facts and Trivia from the World of Serial Killers

Movies/Documentaries
A Crime To Remember: Killer Prophet
Twisted: The Killer Prophet
Born To Kill? The Killer Prophet

John Linley Frazier 1970 and 2005
John Linley Frazier 1970 and 2005

Tucson’s 1970 Pioneer International Hotel Fire: Louis Cuen Taylor convicted of killing 29 people

Pioneer International Hotel

Victims
Francisco Luken, Sonora Police Chief
Dr. Jose Jesus Antillon
2 of Former Sonora governor Ignacio Soto’s grandchildren
Harold and Margaret Steinfeld

Pioneer International Hotel Fire: Forty-year-old tragedy still haunts Tucson
Tucson, AZ Pioneer International Hotel Fire, Dec 1970
Louis Taylor: Tucson, Arizona man convicted of 1970 arson fire that killed 29 people to go free
Inmate could be freed in deadly 1970 Tucson fire
Video: Arresting detective speaks out on deadly Tucson hotel fire;
Documentary to feature Pioneer Hotel fire
Man convicted of starting Tucson hotel fire that killed 29 to be released

Movies/Documentaries
Hot Pion

INMATE INFORMATION

LouisTaylor prison mug

Last Name: TAYLOR
First Name: LOUIS
Middle Initial: C
Birth Date: 02/27/194
Gender: MALE
Height (inches): 6
Weight: 185
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Ethnic Origin: BLACK
Custody Class: 4/4
Inmate/Detainee: Inmate
Sentence: LIFE
Admission: 03/30/1972
Max End Date: LIFE
Most Recent Loc.: ASPC Lewis
Unit: ASPC-L BUCKLEY PC
Status: ACTIVE

Commitment Information 28 record(s)

Commit# Sentence Sentence County Court Cause# Offense Date Sentence Status Crime Crime Info Felony Class Ruling Verified
A01 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A02 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A03 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A04 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A05 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A06 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A07 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A08 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A09 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A10 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A11 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A12 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A13 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A14 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A15 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A16 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A17 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A18 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A19 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A20 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A21 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A22 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A23 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A24 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A25 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A26 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A27 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A28 LIFE MARICOPA 0069983 12/30/1970 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE Y YES

Sentence Information 28 record(s)

Commit# Sentence yyymmdd Admit Date Consec/ Concur Release Date(s) Supervision End Sentence Expiration Flat Maximum
A01 LIFE 03/30/1972 LIFE
A02 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A01 LIFE
A03 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A02 LIFE
A04 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A03 LIFE
A05 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A04 LIFE
A06 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A05 LIFE
A07 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A06 LIFE
A08 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A07 LIFE
A09 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A08 LIFE
A10 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A09 LIFE
A11 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A10 LIFE
A12 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A11 LIFE
A13 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A12 LIFE
A14 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A13 LIFE
A15 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A14 LIFE
A16 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A15 LIFE
A17 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A16 LIFE
A18 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A17 LIFE
A19 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A18 LIFE
A20 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A19 LIFE
A21 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A20 LIFE
A22 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A21 LIFE
A23 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A22 LIFE
A24 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A23 LIFE
A25 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A24 LIFE
A26 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A25 LIFE
A27 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A26 LIFE
A28 LIFE 03/30/1972 Concurrent:A27 LIFE

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

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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

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