Murder In The Family: Bret Lee Etterlein killed his mother, Nyla Earl, after an argument; Sentenced to life in prison

Find-A-Grave: Nyla Deane Lee Earl
Ogdenited arraigned in death of mother
Gun, car linked to killing?
Man who killed his mom may get parole
Inmate seeks ‘life as a normal person’ after killing mother 40 years ago
2 convicted killers to be paroled after serving decades in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 114082
Offender Name: BRET LEE ETTERLEIN
DOB: Tue, 27 Jan 1959
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches
Weight: 261
Sex: M
Location: PAROLE
Parole Date: 07/06/2021
Aliases:
BRET LEE ETTERLEIN
ETTERLINE
SAM ETTERLINE
TIGGER BEAR ETTERLINE
ETTERLINE
TIGGER BEAR
HATCHET
TIGGER BEAR

Cold Case: Convicted Violent Sex Offender Kenneth Rasmuson killed 2 6-year-old boys; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Jeffrey David “Jeffy” Vargo, 6 [7/2/1981 Anaheim Hills, CA]
Miguel Antero, 6 [4/8/1986 Agoura Hills, CA]

Find-A-Grave: Jeffrey David “Jeffy” Vargo
Child molester’s arrest in 1981 slaying of couple’s son brings relief, sadness
Convicted sex offender arrested in 1981 death of Anaheim boy
Convicted Child Molester Arrested in 1981 Killing of 6-Year-Old Boy in Pomona
33 years after Anaheim Hills boy was killed, a DNA match leads to an arrest
Idaho man arrested for 1981 murder of 6-year-old boy
Kenneth Rasmuson: Sex Offender Arrested In 6-Year-Old Boy, Jeffrey Vargo, Cold Case Murder In Pomona In 1981
Sandpoint man arrested for 1981 murder of 6-year-old boy
Violent sex offender charged in 1981 killing of 6-year-old
Convicted Predator Faces Second Count Of Capital Murder In 1986 Slaying Of Boy, 6
DNA identifies suspect in 1986 killing of Agoura Hills boy
Convicted Sex Offender Kenneth Rasmuson Pleads No Contest To 1980s Murders Of 2 Boys
Kenneth Rasmuson Gets Life Without Parole For Killing 2 Children In 1980s
Sexual predator sentenced to life behind bars for 1980s killings of two 6-year-old boys
Child rapist gets life for 1980s murder of 2 Southern California boys
Convicted sex offender sentenced to life for murdering two 6-year-old Southern California boys

INMATE INFORMATION

Kenneth Rasmuson

Psycho For love: Roy Daniel Tucker killed his girlfriend, Dawn Colello; Sentenced to 25 years to life in prison

Find-A-Grave: Dawn Colello
Indictment Handed Up in Murder Case
Murder Trial Opens Monday
Albany Murder Trial Opens
Confession to Murder Is Read
Accused Seen At Scene of Colello Murder
People v Tucker 1984

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 02/13/13
DIN (Department Identification Number) 81D0252
Inmate Name TUCKER, ROY
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 03/27/1948
Race / Ethnicity BLACK
Custody Status DISCHARGED
Housing / Releasing Facility AUBURN
Date Received (Original) 10/09/1981
Date Received (Current) 10/09/1981
Admission Type
County of Commitment ALBANY
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only) 10/16/94 DECEASED

Crimes of Conviction

If all 4 crime fields contain data, there may be additional crimes not shown here. In this case, the crimes shown here are those with the longest sentences. As of 02/13/13
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Sentence Terms and Release Dates
Under certain circumstances, an inmate may be released prior to serving his or her minimum term and before the earliest release date shown for the inmate. As of 02/13/13
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0025 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date 01/2006
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 03/13/2006
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision

Cold Case: Convicted sex offender Richard Douglas Dodd raped & killed Vicki Lynn Klotzbach; Solved by DNA


Vicki Lynn Klotzbach

Find-A-Grave: Vicki Lynn Klotzbach
Charges filed in 1981 murder
Jury selection begins in 22-year-old murder case
Defense tries to undermine state witnesses in old murder case
Richard D. Dodd v Crispus C. Nix 1995 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
A Murder in Coralville TV show relives the murder investigation of Vicki Klotzbach
True crime show to explore 1981 murder of Coralville woman

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Stacy’s Story

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Daniel Kevin Seltzer killed George Lamphere and Gerald Gherardi; Sentenced to 50 years, and then 60 years in prison

Victims
Gerald G. Gherardi, 28 [3/29/1981]
George Lamphere, 34 [1983] (no picture)

Facebook: Remembering Gerry Gherardi and George Lamphire
Suspect charged 26 years after Mishawaka man’s murder
After 26 years, justice is served
Convicted killer sentenced in 1981 murder
Man gets 60-year term in 1981 Mishawaka murder
Convicted killer sentenced in 1981 murder
Daniel Kevin Seltzer v State of Indiana 1986 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Daniel Seltzer v State of Indiana 2010 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
1981 Mishawaka cold case is focus of Paula Zahn program this Sunday

Movies/Documentaries
On t he Case with Paula Zahn: Deadly Hymn

INMATE INFORMATION

DANIEL K SELTZER
DOC Number 194779
First Name DANIEL
Middle Name K
Last Name SELTZER
Suffix
Date of Birth 09/29/1960
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Deceased
Earliest Possible Release Date 06/09/2015

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 03/11/2009
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 60 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 71D080709MR00006
County of Conviction ST JOSEPH
Projected Release Date 06/09/2015

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 11/02/1983
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 50 00 00000
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 23593
County of Conviction ST JOSEPH
Projected Release Date 09/23/2008

Movies Based On True Crimes: In the Company of Darkness (Serial Killer Jon Dunkle – The Peninsula Serial Killer)

Victims
John Thomas Davies, 15 [11/8/1981 Belmont, CA]
Lance Addison Turner, 12 [10/2/1984 Belmont, CA]
Sean Gregory Dannehl, 12 [7/2/1985 Sacramento, CA]

Find-A-Grave: John Thomas Davies
Find-A-Grave: Lance Addison Turner
Find-A-Grave: Sean Gregory Dannehl
High court OKs death for killer / Findings on mental competence stand
The cop that cried big time (great article)
Dunkle gets life in prison
People of the State of California v Jon Scott Dunkle 2005 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
I-Team: Serial killer’s confession tapes uncovered
Jon Scott Dunkle profile
Murderpedia: Jon Scott Dunkle
Serial Killer’s Podcast: Jon Dunkle
Serial Killer’s Podcast: Victims of Jon Dunkle (interesting comments)
Serial Killer’s confession tapes uncovered
Jon Scott Dunkle – California Death Row
Radford University Profile: Jon Scott Dunkle

Books
The Boy Next Door
The Peninsula Serial Killer: The True Story of Jon Scott Dunkle

Movies/Documentaries
In the Company of Darkness

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name DUNKLE, JOHN SCOTT
CDCR Number D30423
Age 60
Admission Date 05/23/1986
Current Location San Quentin State Prison
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) CONDEMNED
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a death sentence and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration.

Christine Schultz murder 5/28/1981 Milwaukee, WI *Ex-husband’s girlfriend, Lawrencia Ann “Bambi” Bembenek, convicted, sentenced to life – and that was just the beginning…


Christine Schultz

Ex-Cop Lawrencia Bembenek Claims She Was Wrongly Convicted of Murder in the Case of the Unsmoking Gun
Laurie Bembenek Info
Fiance convicted in ‘Bambi’ escape
Update: Laurie ‘Bambi’ Bembenek, a former Playboy bunny convicted of murder, dies in Portland; attorney vows to seek pardon
Ex-Playboy bunny convicted of murder dies in Ore.
State of Wisconsin v Lawrencia Bembenek 1983 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Wisconsin v Lawrencia Bembenek 1987 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Wisconsin v Lawrencia Ann Bembenek 2006 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Lawrencia Bembenek: Innocent?
Convicted murderer ‘Bambi’ Bembenek reportedly near death in hospice care
Murderpedia: Laurie Bembenek
Lawrencia “Bambi” Bembenek – Infamous Wisconsin
Wikipedia: Laurie Bembenek
Find-A-Grave: Lawrencia “Bambi” Bembenek
Excerpt from: 50 Wisconsin Crimes of the Century

Books
Woman on Trial
After the Verdict: A History of the Lawrencia Bembenek Case
The Thirteenth Juror at the Lawrencia Bembenek Murder Trial

Movies/Documentaries
Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story
Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story
The Perfect Murder: Deadly Divorce
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Run Bambi Run


Lawrencia Ann “Bambi” Bembenek

Movies Based On True Crimes: Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word [based on the murder of Sister Tadea Benz]


Sister Tadea Benz

Find-A-Grave: M. Tadea (Sister) Benz
Nun, 76, raped, slain in an Amarillo convent
Nuns who found Sister Tadea Benz dead in her…
Texas executes killer of a nun
Halloween murder resurrected 30 years later
‘The Last Word’: A film by Jesse Quackenbush – Documentary seeks truth
Murderpedia: Johnny Frank Garrett
Wikipedia: Johnny Frank Garrett
Wikipedia: Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word
The Last Word

Movies/Documentaries
Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word
The Last Word

INMATE INFORMATION

Serial Killer: Paul Michael Stephani killed 3 women, tried to kill 2 others; Called the police to confess *The Weepy-Voiced Killer*

remember-the-victims

Victims
Karen Potack (survived)[12/31/1980]
Kimberley Compton, 18 [6/3/1981]
Kathleen Greening, 33 [7/21/1982]
Barbara Simons, 40 [8/5/1982]
Denise Williams, 21 [8/21/1982] (attempted, escaped)

Find-A-Grave: Kimberly Wilma Compton
Find-A-Grave: Kathleen Diane Greening
Find-A-Grave: Barbara Virginia Taylor Simons
The Weepy-Voiced Killer – Paul Michael Stephani
The Remorseful Serial Killer
Murderpedia: Paul Michael Stephani
Paul Michael Stephani
Wikipedia: Paul Michael Stephani
Case questions use of voice analysis
Serial Killer Communiques: Helpful or hurtful? (about 1/2 way down)
State of Minnesota v Paul M. Stephani 1985 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
True Crime and Stuff: Paul Michael Stephani
‘Will You Find Me?’ The ‘Weepy Voiced Killer’ Asked Police While Reporting His Own Murders

Podcasts
Casefile: The Weepy Voiced Killer

Movies/Documentaries
Cold Case Files: Weepy-Voiced Killer
Murder Calls: Seeing Red
The Mark of a Killer: Killer Caller

paul-michael-stephani
Paul Michael Stephani

Monsters Among Us: William Ernest ‘Mild Bill’ Leasure killed at least 3 people, hiding behind his police badge

remembering the victims

Victims
Gilberto Cervantes [3/20/1977]
Anne Smith [5/29/1980]
Tony de los Reyes [9/10/1981]

Terrified of Officer Accused in Three Killings, Hit Man Testifies at Hearing
Killer Says Policeman Ordered Murders
Mistrial Ruled in Ex-Officer’s Murder-for-Hire Case
Is Bill Leasure The Most Corrupt Cop In L.a.?
Leasure Pleads No Contest to Murder Counts
Ex-Officer Sentenced in Murder-for-Hire Case
Officer Gets 2 Terms of 15 Years to Life in 2 Murders
Murderpedia: William Ernest Leasure

Books
Murderer With a Badge: The Secret Life of a Rogue Cop

Movies/Documentaries
Married With Secrets: The Mastermind

INMATE INFORMATION

william-leasure

Inmate Name LEASURE, WILLIAM ERNEST
CDCR Number H21376
Age 71
Admission Date 01/13/1992
Current Location Mule Creek State Prison
Location Link Directions
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 05/1995
Parole Eligible Date Information
The Parole Eligible Date displayed above is subject to change.

The parole eligible date shown above is the first date the inmate is (or was) eligible for a parole suitability hearing by the Board of Parole Hearings to determine if the inmate should be released. Inmates may earn credits for participating in rehabilitative programming, which may move their parole eligible dates to an earlier date. Inmates could also be found guilty of an institutional rules violation, which could result in a loss of credits that may move their parole eligible dates further into the future. Parole eligible dates may also change based on a variety of other reasons, including court orders, changes in law, and routine audits. Parole eligible dates displayed on this website are updated regularly.

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