Cold Case: Johnny Blake Peterson kidnapped, raped and killed 16-year-old Kim Bryant in 1979 and 22-year-old Diana Hanson in 1983 Peterson died in 1992

Victims
Kim Danielle Bryant, 16 [1979]
Diana Rae Hanson, 22 [12/30/1983]

Find-A-Grave: Kim Danielle Bryant-Elliott
Find-A-Grave: Diana Rae Hanson
Mayhem in the Desert: Taken from School: The Unsolved Murder of Kim Bryant
How 1979 slaying of Las Vegas teenager Kim Bryant was finally solved
Las Vegas police: 1979 cold case murder of Western High student solved
Teen Kim Bryant was killed in 1979. Now DNA has helped identify a suspect.
DNA helps solve 1979 killing of Las Vegas teenager
DNA solves 42-year-old cold case murder of Las Vegas teen Kim Bryant
Cold Case Murder Of Las Vegas Teen Kim Bryant Solved After 42 Years
‘He Was Never on the Radar’: Las Vegas Police Say They’ve Solved Cold Case Kidnapping, Rape and Murder from 1979
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and Othram Partner to Identify 1979 Murderer of Kim Bryant
Las Vegas police use DNA testing and genealogical research to solve 42-year-old homicide of teen girl
Las Vegas Cops Solve Cold Case by Linking Killer’s DNA to Second Victim
Police Identify College Student’s Suspected Killer By Linking It To Another Recently Solved Cold Case
LVMPD investigates if suspect in two cold cases is responsible for more murders
Las Vegas police solve cold case homicide from 1983
Suspect in high school student’s 1979 murder linked to another Las Vegas cold case
Police link dead man to 2nd cold case killing


Johnny Blake Peterson

Psycho For Love: Former Green Beret William Tyree had his wife, Elaine, stabbing her 16 times; Sentenced to LWOP


Elaine Alison Tyree

Find-A-Grave: Elaine Alison Hebb Tyree
Wife of Utah soldier slain
Commonwealth of Massachusetts v William Tyree 1982 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts v Erik Aarhus 1982 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Court to mull murder conviction in Ayer stabbing
Ex-Green Beret loses appeal in ’79 wife killing
1980 Tyree conviction upheld again

Movies/Documentaries
Murder at Fort Devens

Defendants
William Tyree – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Erik Y. Aarhus – convicted, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: TYREE, WILLIAM
Custody Status: In Custody
Age:
Location:
Race: Unknown
Contact Facility: Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center
Offender ID: W37519
Gender: Male
Date of Birth:

Monsters Among Us: Arthur Carl Paiva , in a plot with 3 others, kidnapped, rapped and killed Janet Chandler as an act of revenge; All four sentenced to LWOP


Janet Chandler

Find-A-Grave: Janet Marie Chandler
More Arrests Made in 1979 Michigan Sex Slaying
Witness provides graphic details of final hours
Guilty verdicts in murder case cap emotional day
Janet Chandler’s killers mute at sentencing
Gang Rape, Murder and Justice in a Small Town
Arthur Paiva, ringleader in 1979 Janet Chandler murder, died of natural causes
Dateline NBC will air story on Janet Chandler murder May 23
Viewers respond to Chandler piece on ‘Dateline NBC,’ calling excuses ‘pathetic’
MI – Janet Chandler, 23, raped & murdered, Holland, 31 Jan 1979
Janet Chandler was raped and murdered in bitter revenge plot that took 28 years to solve
Arthur Paiva, ringleader in 1979 Janet Chandler murder, died of natural causes
Second man convicted in Janet Chandler murder case dies in prison
Janet Chandler, 22-years-old. Michigan woman is killed at a “surprise party” held for her by security guards, where she is raped and tortured to death. (From Reddit – Very good write up)

Podcasts
Crimes and ConsequencesEP38: The Surprise Party for Janet

Movies/Documentaries
Betrayed: Motel Hell
Dateline: Who Killed Janet Chandler?
Who Killed Janet Chandler?

Defendants
Arthur Carl Paiva – convicted, sentenced to LWOP, died in prison 2013
James Cleophus ‘Bubba’ Nelson – convicted, sentenced to LWOP, died in prison 2020
Freddie Bass Parker – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Anthony Robert Eugene Williams – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Laurie Ann Swank – pled guilty, sentenced to 10-20 years in prison, released 2018 (some best friend, huh?)
Robert Lynch – (leader) pled guilty, sentenced to 25-50 years in prison
Cheryl Ruiz – not charged


Arthur Carl Paiva

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Cold Case: James Herman Dye charged with the 1979 rape and murder of Evelyn Kay Day


Kay Day

Find-A-Grave: Evelyn Kay Day
Man arrested in connection with oldest Weld County cold case murder
Kansas man arrested in 1979 homicide in Colorado
Kansas man arrested in 1979 Colorado killing after DNA match
DNA cold case: Kansas ex-con charged in unsolved 1979 murder of Colorado woman
Wichita man arrested in 42-year-old Colorado cold case
Family Members From Weld County’s ‘Coldest Case’ Thankful For Arrest 41 Years Later
Suspect Arrested in 1979 Cold Case Murder of 29-Year-Old Colorado Woman Evelyn Kay Day (includes the arrest affidavit with a lot of details)
The Burr Magazine: Evelyn Kay Day
Murder of Weld County resident with Meeker connection solved after 41 years

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: DYE, JAMES HERMAN
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 64
Location: Weld County Sheriff’s Office
Race: White
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 451429
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 06/30/1956
Additional Information:

Monsters Among Us: Steven Timothy Judy killed Terry Chasteen and her 3 children; He said he would kill again if ever released, so he was given the death penalty

Victims
Terry Lee Chasteen, 23
Misty Ann Chasteen, 5
Steven Michael Chasteen, 4
Mark Louis Chasteen, 2

Find-A-Grave: Terry Lee Zollars Chasteen
Find-A-Grave: Misty Ann Chasteen
Find-A-Grave: Steven Michael Chasteen
Find-A-Grave: Mark Louis Chasteen
Suspect on bail when mother, children slain
Steven Timothy Judy #4
Indiana murderer executed at prison
Retro Indy: 4 killed in chilling case
Murderpedia: Steven Timothy Judy
Excerpt from “Notorious 92”
Steven Timothy Judy – Indiana Execution – March 9, 1981
Find-A-Grave: Steven Timothy Judy
Wikipedia: Steven Timothy Judy

Books
Burn, Judy Burn: A String of Murders from Louisiana to Indiana Made Steven Judy a ‘Star’
Hunting Humans

Podcasts
Morbidology: Indiana’s Most Brutal Killer – Steven Judy


Steven Timothy Judy

Cold Case: Jerry Lynn Burns killed Michelle Marie Martinko, in 1979, solved by DNA in 2018; Sentenced to LWOP


Michelle Marie Martinko

Find-A-Grave: Michelle Marie Martinko
Iowa Cold Cases: Michelle Marie Martinko
Michelle Martinko stories
40 years later: What we know about Michelle Martinko and the arrest that re-opened the cold case
Jury seated in Jerry Burns murder trial
Michelle Martinko murder case evidence photos
Iowa Teen Was Fatally Stabbed in Mall Parking Lot Decades Ago — and Her Killer Was Just Convicted
Jerry Burns sentenced to life for killing Michelle Martinko in 1979
Jerry Burns sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of Michelle Martinko
Jerry Burns, convicted of killing Michelle Martinko, officially sentenced to life in prison
Wikipedia: Murder of Michelle Martinko
Jerry Burns hires “Making a Murderer” lawyer to appeal Michelle Martinko conviction
Police search of DNA behind much of the argument in Jerry Burns’ appeal

Podcasts
Murder at the Mall: The Michelle Martinko Case

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: And Then There Were Three
48 Hours: Murder at the Mall

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Information
Name Jerry Lynn Burns
Offender Number 6931989
Sex M
Birth Date 12/23/1953
Location Anamosa State Penitentiary
Offense MURDER 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 08/14/2020

Monsters Among Us: Harry “John” Rogers and his 3 brothers conspired and killed Robert Pfeil Jr. over a feud; Harry Rogers sentenced to life in prison


Robert Pfeil Jr.

Find-A-Grave: Robert W. Pfeil Jr.
Decades of detective work led to arrest in San Mateo / Lawyer is at center of reopened murder case in Wisconsin
Former DA Linked to Old Wisconsin Murder
Man pled guilty to murder; Brother is also charged
Second brother pleads no contest to lesser charge in 1979 slaying
Attorney held in 26 year old murder case
Trial underway in 1979 Ladysmith murder
Man found guilty in 1979 slaying
Jury finds man guilty in ’79 Ladysmith slaying
After 30 years, family of victim sees killer convicted
Robert W. Pfeil, Sr., as personal representative of the estate of Robert W.Pfeil, Jr. v.Robert D. ROGERS, Former District Attorney of Rusk County, et al. 1985
District Attorney Masterminded A Murder After Feud With Man Over Slain Dogs

Movies/Documentaries
Killer Siblings: Rogers

Defendants
Harry John Rogers – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Robert Rogers – committed suicide after killing another man in ca
Dale Rogers – pled no contest, sentenced to 461 days in jail, died of cancer
Mike Rogers – turned state’s evidence
Cherie Lee Barnard Rogers – charges dismissed

INMATE INFORMATION

DOC: 00503177
Name: ROGERS, HARRY J
Birth Year: 1952
Age: 68
Sex: MALE
Race: WHITE
Weight: 263
Height: 6′ 0″
Eye Color: BROWN
Hair Color: GRAY
Dexterity: RIGHT HANDED

Aliases
H J ROGERS
H J ROGERS
HARRY J ROGERS
HARRY ROGERS
HJ ROGERS
JOHN ROGERS

Status: INCARCERATED
Sub-Status:
Institution: Stanley Correctional Institution
Region Unit Office: Unit 504 Ladysmith
Region Unit Agent: 5 04 32
N5273 State Highway 27 ANX
Room 2
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Maximum Discharge Date: Life Sentence
Mandatory Release/Extended Supervision Date: Life Sentence
Parole Eligibility Date: 04/15/2021

Cold Case: John Clark Russell raped and killed Alma Rosa Lara Zuniga and left her body in an orchard near Oxnard, CA: Sentenced to LWOP 35 years later


Alma Rosa Zuniga

Countywide – Cold Case Murder Suspect Arrested
Bakersfield man arrested in connection with 1979 murder of Oxnard woman
Murder trial begins 35 years after woman found dead in El Rio
Man convicted of cold-case murder of Oxnard woman
Murder of Oxnard woman comes to close after 35 years
People of the State of California v John Clark Russell 2017 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

Movies/Documentaries
Buried in the Backyard: Last Call

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name RUSSELL, JOHN CLARK
CDCR Number AV7870
Age 71
Admission Date 02/04/2015
Current Location Mule Creek State Prison
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) LWOP
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration at this time.

Monsters Among Us: Patrick Schooley Jr. abducted, robbed, raped and killed 78-year-old Bessie Rountree; Sentenced to 3 life sentences; BUT WAIT! In April of this year he was paroled, not because of COVID19, but it was a discretionary parole, which means that the Virginia parole board just felt like releasing this violent offender


Bessie Rountree

Virginia’s parole board seems to be releasing a lot of violent offenders, especially those involved in murder, lately. It is truly unacceptable. This killer, for example, was given 3 life sentences. The judge intended for him to never be released.

Find-A-Grave: Bessie L Rountree Rountree
Teen-Ager pleads guilty to killing elderly woman
Youth guilty of elderly woman’s slaying
Youth gets life terms
Family blasts Virginia Parole Board for releasing the man who killed their family member in 1979
Virginia’s Parole Board Frees Another Killer
Virginia’s Parole Board Frees Another Killer


Patrick Schooley Jr. 1979 and 2020

Cold Case: Monsters Among Us: Michael Anthony Galvan charged with the 1979 murder of newlywed, Debra Sue Reiding


Debra Sue Reiding

Case Info: Victim Debra Sue Reiding
Newly-retrieved DNA could give detectives break in 1979 cold case murder
Police hope witnesses come forward after indictment of Austin suspect in 1979 murder of newlywed
Austin man arrested in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed
Austin man indicted in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed Debra Reiding
Grand jury indicts Austin man in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed 18-year-old
Austin man indicted in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed Debra Reiding
Austin Police Announced Arrest, Indictment in 1979 Homicide and Rape
Police hope witnesses come forward after indictment of Austin suspect in 1979 murder of newlywed
DNA links barber to Texas newlywed’s cold case murder from 1979
‘I’m shocked. He cut my hair for years’ | Austin barber accused of rape, murder nearly 40 years ago

INMATE INFORMATION

GALVAN, MICHAEL

Booking Number: 1817395 Booked: 5/24/2018 18:59
Arresting Agency: AUSTIN POLICE DEPT Offense #: A181440264
Facility: TRAVIS COUNTY CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
Charge (1)

— Cause Number: D1DC18900085
Charge Authority: NEW WARRANT – CLASS B OR ABOVE
Bond: $750,000.00 ANY TYPE OF BOND
Sentenced to 0 days 0 months

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