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

Fathers From Hell: Steven Ray James shook his 3-month-old son Steven to death; Sentenced to 1-15 years in prison; Released on parole in 2011


Steven Roy James

Find-A-Grave: Steven Roy James
Police enlist help in search of baby
Grandparents offer $5,000 to help find kidnap victim
Parents of missing baby can do nothing but wait (part 1)
Baby (part 2)
Three weeks later, parents of missing baby still hopeful
Father of missing Logan baby says he is a suspect
Police won’t confirm if father of missing infant is a suspect
Police in Logan still looking for missing infant
Police 99% sure infant’s body is missing boy
Mother says baby blanket might have been her son’s
Identification of infant body won’t come until next week
Father charged with murder of infant boy (part 1)
Charges (part 2)
Infant mourned as father waits in jail
Bail set at $75,000 for Logan father in connection with his baby son’s death
Judge scheduled Jan. 18 hearing to set date, place of trial
State of Utah v Steven Ray James 1989 (change of venue denial overturned_
James says drug dealers kidnapped, then killed his son
Tragedy far from over for Steven Ray James
Shaken-baby death rekindles memories
Parole of Steven Ray James closes book on 1986 child killing
2011 parole date given to man who killed infant son


Steven Ray James

Monsters Among Us: Wayne Lee Bates killed Julie Penrod Guida after he escaped from jail; Sentenced to death, which was overturned and changed to life in prison


Julie Penrod Guida

Find-A-Grave: Julie Penrod Guida
Remains of missing Hercules engineer found in wooded area a mile from her hotel (part 1)
Guida (part 2)
Lawyer named for suspect in slaying of S.L. engineer
Not guilty plea in slaying
Murder suspect still waiting for mental exam
United States v Wayne Lee Bates 1988 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Tennessee v Wayne Lee Bates 1991 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Death sentence upheld for killer of Utahn
State of Tennessee v Wayne Lee Bates 1997 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Wayne Lee Bates v State of Tennessee 2005 (sentence overturned)
Five inmates removed from Tennessee death row

INMATE INFORMATION

Cold Case: Lou Archie Griffin charged with the rape and murder of 22-year-old Lisa Holstead in 1986, found through DNA


Lisa Holstead

Find-A-Grave: Lisa Ann Holstead
Somebody Knows Something: Lisa Holstead. New technology could heat up a 33-year-old cold case
DNA match leads to arrest of Racine man in Green Bay’s oldest cold case, the 1986 homicide of Lisa Holstead
DNA links Racine man to 1986 Green Bay homicide
DNA leads to arrest in Wisconsin woman’s 34-year-old cold case murder
“He wasn’t on anybody’s radar”: Police arrest man in Green Bay’s oldest cold case
Man Just Charged with Wis. Woman’s 1986 Cold-Case Murder: ‘He Wasn’t on Anybody’s Radar’
Arrest in 1986 cold case. Lisa Holstead’s son speaks out about the arrest
WI – Lisa Holstead, 22, Green Bay, 12 Aug 1986

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Donald DuBray killed Suzette Pritchard while she was working at Keith’s Town Pump convenience store; Sentenced to life in prison

From Donald Dubray’s appeal:
On the night of October 6, 1986, Suzette Pritchard was working at a Town Pump convenience store located on 10th Avenue South in Great Falls.   Friends of Suzette’s, including Becky Hill, Vicki Kuhn, and Suzette’s sister, Annette Pritchard, visited Suzette at work periodically throughout her shift that night.   At about 12:55 a.m., Annette, Becky, and Vicki left to get Suzette french fries from a nearby Burger King. When they returned about five minutes later, they noticed a maroon-colored car parked behind the Town Pump that they had not seen before.   The three generally described the car as older, beat-up, and dirty.

Vicki took the french fries into the Town Pump while Annette and Becky waited in the car.   Vicki noticed a man she did not recognize at the microwave.   The man walked toward her and stopped about three feet in front of her.   Vicki observed that he may have been intoxicated.   She reported that the man made her feel uneasy, and that she attempted to make conversation with him.   Becky and Annette also saw the man, and all three were able to give similar, though not identical, descriptions of him.

When Vicki returned to the car, she told Annette and Becky that the man gave her the creeps.   Becky had the feeling he was just waiting for them to leave.   Annette decided she would call her sister intermittently through the rest of her shift that night.   As they drove away from the Town Pump, Annette noticed it was 1:08 a.m.

At about 1:20 a.m., Larry Blanchard, the owner of a private security business, drove in front of the Town Pump. He observed a dirty, red, mid-sized car with some body damage leaving from the rear of the store.

After Vicki dropped her friends off, she and her boyfriend returned to the Town Pump to visit with Suzette.   Vicki found Suzette’s body lying on the floor behind the counter.   At 1:22 a.m., Officer Porter from the Great Falls Police Department was dispatched to the Town Pump. Suzette was dead when he arrived.   She had been stabbed multiple times in the chest.   During his investigation of the crime scene, Officer Porter noticed a wrapped-up sandwich lying on the counter.   Later that night, a detective processed the crime scene and lifted fingerprints throughout the store.   Unfortunately, the prints on the sandwich wrapper were not usable.

The owner of the Town Pump found that approximately $300 was missing from the store.   About a week after the homicide, he realized that a knife with a five-inch steel blade, which was always kept in the store, was missing.   He was also able to determine by looking at cash register receipts, that the last transaction before the homicide was for ninety nine cents, the price of the sandwich on the counter.

In the weeks and months following the homicide, Vicki and Becky helped develop composite drawings of the suspect.   All three of the primary witnesses, Annette, Becky, and Vicki, participated in approximately fifty photo lineups.   The detectives followed up on information provided by the public, but to little avail.   At one point they investigated Joseph Grosbusch, another Town Pump employee, but concluded he was not a suspect.

Between 1989 and 1997, there were no significant developments in the investigation.   In 1997, however, Detective Cameron received information from a confidential informant that Donald DuBray committed the homicide.   DuBray was in prison for a rape conviction at the time the tip was provided.   The confidential informant also told Detective Cameron that DuBray owned 1969 and 1974 red Pontiacs.   Based on this information, Detective Cameron reopened the investigation.   Detective Cameron learned that DuBray had been driving a 1967 red or maroon Pontiac with damage to the rear end at the time of the homicide.

At the time of Suzette’s murder, DuBray lived with his girlfriend, Rose Valenzuela.   Rose testified that on the night of October 6, 1986, the night of the homicide, DuBray left the apartment and did not return until early the morning of October 7, 1986.   That day Rose flew to Seattle.   She testified that a month or two later when DuBray found her in Seattle, he told her he had robbed the Town Pump.

Dubray Convicted Of Two Counts Of First Degree Murder
Justices reject DuBray’s appeal in stabbing death
Man convicted in ’86 convenience store murder seeks new trial
State of Montana v Donald DuBray 2003 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Donald DuBray v State of Montana 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Man convicted of killing Great Falls woman dies in prison
Montana State Prison inmate convicted of homicide dies in custody
Inmate convicted in 1986 killing dies
United States of America v Donald Frances Dubray 1992 (conviction affirmed)
United States of America v Donald Frances Dubray 1993 (sentence affirmed)
Sister of slain teen forgave killer

Movies/Documentaries
Motives & Murders: Three Times the Pain

INMATE INFORMATION

Federal information
DONALD FRANCIS DUBRAY
Register Number: 01919-046
Age: 52
Race: American Indian
Sex: Male
Released On: 07/25/2014

Montana information

DonaldDuBray prison mug

DOC ID# 44635
NAME: DONALD FRANCIS DUBRAY
CURRENT STATUS: INMATE
LAST STATUS CHANGE: Thursday, September 04, 2014
GENDER: Male
INFORMATION CURRENT AS OF: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
PRISON:
MONTANA STATE PRISON
700 Conley Lake Drive
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
(406) 846-1320

PHYSICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
HAIR COLOR: Brown
EYE COLOR: Green
HEIGHT: 5 FT 10 IN
WEIGHT: 180 lbs
BUILD: MEDIUM RACE: NATIVE AMERICAN
SKIN TONE: LIGHT
L/R HANDED: L YEAR OF BIRTH: 1962
BIRTH PLACE: Montana
CITIZENSHIP: United States
MT RESIDENT: Y
AKAs
DONNY DUBRAY,
DONNIE DUBRAY,
DON DUBRAY,
DON DUBUEY,
DONALD F DUBRAY,
DONALD FRANCES DUBRAY,
ROBERT D DUBRAY,
JOHN ADOLF MARTINEZ

LEGAL RECORD

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: PRISON OFFENSE: Theft
CODE: 456301
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 120

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: LIFE OFFENSE: Deliberate Homicide
CODE: 455102
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 1800

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: PRISON OFFENSE: Robbery
CODE: 455401
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 480

Cold Case: Marc Karun charged with the 1986 rape and murder of 11-year-old Kathleen Flynn


Kathleen Marie Flynn

Find-A-Grave: Kathleen Marie Flynn
Kathleen Flynn cold case homicide: Suspect tracked for decades
Arrest made in Norwalk cold case slaying of Kathleen Flynn, 11
Connecticut cold-case murder of girl, 11, leads to arrest of Maine sex offender after 33 years
Maine man arrested in 1986 slaying of Connecticut girl walking home from school
Police arrest a man in connection with the 1986 murder of 11-year-old girl
After nearly 33 years, police arrested Maine man for the 1986 murder and sexual assault of 11-year-old in Connecticut
Suspect in 1986 rape and killing of 11-year-old Kathleen Flynn in Norwalk waives extradition in Maine, is headed back to Connecticut
Police Make Arrest in 1986 Murder of Norwalk Girl
Marc Karun: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Stetson man accused in 1986 Connecticut killing indicted on child porn charge
Stetson man accused of killing Connecticut girl appears in Bangor court
Maine man accused of 1986 slaying of Connecticut girl pleads not guilty to federal child porn charge
United States v Marc J. Karun 2021 (search warrant valid)

INMATE INFORMATION

Vivian Morse murder 6/20/1986 Salt Lake City, UT *William Michael Raine convicted, sentenced to life in prison*

Emigration Canyon

Slain woman identified as transient
California man charged in beating death of woman
Not guilty plea entered in rape-slaying of transient
Murders (about 3/4 way down)
Man in ’86 Emigration Canyon murder comes clean
Convicted killer now says he recalls 1986 incident
Convicted killer now says he recalls 1986 incident

INMATE INFORMATION

WilliamRaine prison mug

Offender Number: 45505
Offender Name: WILLIAM MICHAEL RAINE
DOB: Fri, 26 Apr 1963
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches
Weight: 150
Sex: M
Location: CENTRAL UTAH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Housing Facility: CUCF BOULDER
Parole Hearing: July 2019
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
WILLIAM MICHAEL RAINE

Monsters Among Us: John William Kelley cleared 2 cold cases when he pled out to the murders of 3 people; Sentenced to LWOP


Victims
Annette Thur, 17 [12/6/1986 Ben Lomond, CA]
Douglas Neal Anderson, 26 [8/14/1988 Crescent City, CA]
Rozina Marie Anderson, 31 [8/14/1988 Crescent City, CA]

Find-A-Grave: Douglas Neal Anderson
Find-A-Grave: Rozina Anne Rousett Anderson
DNA evidence in 1986 killing ends mother’s 25-year wait for an arrest
After DNA match, man pleads no contest to ’86 killing of girl, 17
Placerville man pleads no contest to San Mateo County cold-case rape, murder
Man sentenced to life in killing of Boulder Creek teen; also faces murder charges in Del Norte County
Steve Duin: A confession in the 1988 murders of a Lake Oswego couple
27 years later, killer’s confession solves murders of Lake Oswego couple
Killer admits 1988 murder of Lake Oswego couple
Kelley receives 2 life sentences
John Kelley sentenced to life in double murder cold case
CA – Annette Thur, 17, raped & murdered, Ben Lomond, 6 Dec 1986
CA – Douglas, 26, & Rozina Anderson, 31, Crescent City, 15 Aug 1988

Movies/Documentaries
Dead Silent: Till Death Do Us Part

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name KELLEY, JOHN WILLIAM
CDCR Number AY7518
Age 54
Admission Date 01/07/2016
Current Location California Correctional Institution
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.

Scott Macklem murder 11/5/1986 Port Huron, MI *Frederick Thomas Freeman convicted, sentenced to life in prison – but is he really guilty?*


Scott Macklem

After more than 20 years in prison, Temujin Kensu dreams of release
Reasonable doubt: Part I
Reasonable doubt: Part II
Sociopath? Wronged man? Both?
Could Missing Photos Free Convicted Murderer?
28-year-old murder resurfaces in court
People of the State of Michigan v Frederick Freeman 2015
No New Trial For Man Serving Life Sentence In ’86 Port Huron Death (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Temujin Kensu: The Story of an Innocent Man

Movies/Documentaries
Reasonable Doubt: Long Distance Murder

A documentary about this case:

INMATE INFORMATION

MDOC Number: 189355
SID Number: 1128407K
Name: FREDERICK THOMAS FREEMAN
Racial Identification: White
Gender: Male
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 193 lbs.
Date of Birth: 05/23/1963 (54)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Macomb Correctional Facility
Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

ALIASES
JOHN LAMAR
MICKEY FORD
TEMUJIN KENSU

MARKS, SCARS & TATTOOS
Tattoo- Back – entire back tattooed
Tattoo- Front Right Forearm – TT ON RT 4ARM
Tattoo- Left Ankle – tt on lft inner ankle area
Tattoo- Left Ankle – tt on lft outer ankle
Tattoo- Left Forearm – tt on backside of lft 4arm
Tattoo- Left Forearm – tt on lft 4arm
Tattoo- Left Thigh – tt on lft thigh down past the knee
Tattoo- Lower Right Abdomen – tt on rt lower abdomen
Tattoo- Right Arm – tt on rt inner calf
Tattoo- Right Calf – tt on rt outer calf / ankle area
Tattoo- Right Forearm – TT ON BACKSIDE OF RT 4ARM
Tattoo- Right Thigh – tt on rt thigh
Tattoo- Upper Left Arm – TT ON LFT UPPER ARM
Tattoo- Upper Right Arm – TT ON RT UPPER ARM
Tattoo- Upper Right Chest – tt on rt upper chest area

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE
Sentence 1

Offense: Murder, First Degree
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 28 340 FC
Date of Offense: 01/05/1986
County: St. Clair
Date of Sentence: 08/03/1987
Conviction Type: Jury

Parents Gone Wild! Carlos Sampson convicted of killing his 18-month-old daughter, Miyako Rayiesh Sampson and dumping her in the trash can; sentenced to 5 years to life in prison*

County man to stand trial on murder charge
State of Utah v. Carlos Sampson 1990
State of Utah v. Carlos Sampson 1991
Ban on confession upheld
Dad found guilty of murder goes free
Dad who killed infant gets 1994 parole hearing date

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