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

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

Dead Silent: Till Death Do Us Part


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

Reasonable Doubt: Long Distance Murder

A documentary about this case:


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

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


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

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

Serial Killer: Anthony Allen Shore “Tourniquet Killer” or “The Strangler”


Laurie Lee Tremblay, [9/26/1986]
Maria Del Carmen Estrada, 21 [4/16/1992]
Jane Doe, 14 [10/10/1993] survived
Diana Rebollar, 9 [8/07/1994]
Dana Sanchez, 16 [7/06/1995]

Anthony Allen Shore is also the prime suspect in the I-45 serial murders. **Update 1/182018**, Anthony Allen Shore was executed

Find-A-Grave: Maria Del Carmen Estrada
A serial killer sees justice
Serial Killers Podcast: Anthony Allen Shore
Serial Killers Podcast: Victims of Anthony Allen Shore
Murderpedia: Anthony Allen Shore
The Killer Next Door
Serial Killer Profile: Anthony Allen Shore
Wikipedia: Anthony Allen Shore
Serial Killer Central: Anthony Allan Shore’s Confessions
Serial Killer News: Anthony Allen Shore
Listing of Texas Death Row Inmates S – T
`The killers never explain things’ / Victims’ kin struggle with lingering pain, seek answer to question `Why?’
The I-45 Victims
Who Killed Melissa Trotter? Anthony Allen Shore
Anthony Allen Shore
‘Tourniquet Killer’ Anthony Shore, who terrorized Texas woman, finally set to die
Before execution, ‘Tourniquet Killer’ says “I made my peace”


Cold Case Files: The Tourniquet
Evil Lives Here: My Secret Nightmare



SID Number: 05622828
TDCJ Number: 00999488
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1962-06-25
Maximum Sentence Date: DEATH ROW
Current Facility: POLUNSKY
Projected Release Date: DEATH ROW
Parole Eligibility Date: DEATH ROW


Murder In The Family: Cheryl Pierson had her father, James Pierson, killed to stop the sexual abuse he was committing



Incest, Murder and a Miracle
Murder on Long Island
Brother of L.I. teen-ager describes life with parents
Youth sentenced in killing of classmate’s abusive father
Ex-Cheerleader Heads for Party After 3 1/2 Months in Jail : Teen Who Paid for Father’s Death Free
A teenager who served a jail sentence for hiring…
People of the State of New York v Sean Pica 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
A secret turned deadly
Woman Once Known As Cheryl Pierson Speaks Out About Incest, Murder For Hire

Incest, Murder and a Miracle: The True Story Behind the Cheryl Pierson Murder-For-Hire Headlines
A Deadly Silence: The Ordeal of Cheryl Pierson : A Case of Incest and Murder
Behind Locked Doors: A Secret Turned Deadly: The Cheryl Pierson Story

I, Witness: Save the Last Dance
A Deadly Silence
First Degree: Sean Pica Talks Murder and Change


Cheryl Pierson – pled guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 6 months in jail
Rob Cuccio – pled guilty, sentenced to probation
Sean Pica – pled guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 24 years in prison – served 16 years



Identifying and Location Information
As of 02/08/17
DIN (Department Identification Number) 87B0811
Inmate Name PICA, SEAN
Date of Birth 02/18/1969
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status RELEASED
Housing / Releasing Facility SING SING
Date Received (Original) 05/18/1987
Date Received (Current) 05/18/1987
Admission Type
County of Commitment SUFFOLK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only) 12/13/02 PAROLE – COND REL TO PAROLE

Crimes of Conviction
Class: B

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 02/08/17
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0008 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence 0024 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Earliest Release Date
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date 10/2004
Parole Hearing Type REAPPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 12/13/1994
Conditional Release Date 12/13/2002
Maximum Expiration Date 12/13/2010
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date 01/20/2006

Stephen Shane Welch murder 8/18/1986 Fairbanks, AK *Patrick Harrington was convicted of his murder; sentenced to 99 years in prison*

remembering the victimsFrom lawsuit filed by Stephen Welch’s parents: Stephen Welch, age fourteen, lived with his mother in Waco, Texas. While visiting his father and stepmother in Fairbanks on August 18, 1986, he was sexually assaulted and shot to death by Patrick Harrington.

A search began for Stephen when he failed to return to his father’s house on August 18. His body was found on August 23, following a massive search. Harrington was arrested on August 29, and indicted by a grand jury on charges of first degree murder and first degree sexual assault on September 9.

Initially Harrington pleaded not guilty as charged, but on February 5, 1987, he changed his plea to guilty of first degree murder in exchange for dismissal of the first degree sexual assault charge. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison on April 30, 1987.

State of Alaska v. James Welch & Linda Kay Smith
Transcript: Lockup – Inside Alaska

Lockup: Inside Spring Creek Alaska


Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 52
Location: Goose Creek Correctional Center
Race: White
Contact Facility: Alaska Department of Corrections

Monsters Among Us: Robert Emmet Chambers killed Jennifer Dawn Levin *The Preppie Murder*; Sentenced to 5-15 years in prison, which he ended up serving the entire 15 years because of infractions

Jennifer Levin
Jennifer Dawn Levin

Find-A-Grave: Jennifer Dawn Levin
Hundreds attend funeral for murdered teen-ager
Hundreds mourn assault victim
Levin Family, Other Victims Gather For Ceremony for Girl Slain in Park
Robert Chambers is arrested in the ‘preppy killer’ case in 1986
Autopsy Raises Doubts About ‘Preppie Slaying’
Opening remarks heard
Jurors visit scene of crime
Preppie murder trial
‘Preppie killer’ Robert Chambers Jr. pleads guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Jennifer Levin in 1988
Chambers pleads guilty in ‘preppie’ murder trial
‘Preppie Killer’ leaves prison after 15 years
The truth about Jennifer Levin, Robert Chambers and ‘The Preppy Murder’
Wikipedia: Robert Chambers (criminal)
Jennifer Levin’s Mother Remembers ‘Preppy Murder’ Case
Looking Back at the Preppy Killer Case, 30 Years Later
East Side Story
The Violent Death of Young Jennifer Levin Sobers the Preppy Elite of New York
‘Preppy Killer’ Robert Chambers: Where Is He Now?

Wasted: Inside the Robert Chambers–Jennifer Levin Murder (GREAT book)

Deadliest Decade: The Preppy Murder
48 Hours: The Preppy Killer
The Preppie Murder
A Current Affair: The Preppie Murder
American Justice: The Preppie Murder Case
Murder Made Me Famous: Robert Chambers



Identifying and Location Information
As of 08/29/16
DIN (Department Identification Number) 88A3660
Date of Birth 09/25/1966
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status DISCHARGED
Housing / Releasing Facility AUBURN
Date Received (Original) 04/19/1988
Date Received (Current) 04/19/1988
Admission Type
County of Commitment NEW YORK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only) 02/14/03 DISCH – MAXIMUM EXPIRATION

Crimes of Conviction
Class B

Class C

Sentence Terms and Release Dates

Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0005 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence 0015 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Earliest Release Date
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date
Parole Hearing Type FULL MAXIMUM
Parole Eligibility Date 02/16/1993
Conditional Release Date 02/16/2003
Maximum Expiration Date 02/16/2003
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

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