Cold Case: Willie McFarland raped and killed Fred and Greg Harris in their home in 1987, stabbing them with a horrific amount of violence but DNA proved him to be the killer, besides his confession letter; Sentenced to 120 years in prison

Fred Harris, 59
Greg Harris, 23

Find-A-Grave: Frederick A. Harris
Find-A-Grave: Gregory Harris
Suspect in 32-Year-Old Murder of Father and Son in Hamden Arrested
New Haven man arrested, charged in 1987 double murder case
Willie McFarland Sentenced to 120 years in Prison for the August 1987 Murders of Fred and Greg Harris in Hamden
New Haven man sentenced for 1987 murder of father, son
Man Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison After 1987 Murder of Father and Son in Hamden
Connecticut Man Sentenced For Perpetrating 1987 Double Murder With ‘Demonic Level Of Violence And Terror’
Man sentenced to 120 years in prison for “demonic” slaying of a father and son in their Connecticut home
Judge Sentences Connecticut Man to 120 Years for ‘Demonic Level of Terror’ in 1987 Slaying of a Father, Son
Conn. man gets 120 years for tying up father and son and slashing their throats in 1987
New Haven man gets 120 years in prison for 1987 killings of Hamden father and son



Cold Case: Patrick Wayne Gilham pled no contest to the murder of Roxanne Leigh Wood in her home in 1987; Sentenced to at least 23 years in prison

Roxanne Leigh Wood

Find-A-Grave: Roxanne Leigh Wood
Facebook: In Memory of Roxanne Leigh Wood
Indiana Man Arrested In 1987 Slaying Of Michigan Woman Roxanne Wood
Suspect in 1987 murder on parole at time of crime
Indiana man arrested in SW Michigan woman’s 1987 slaying
Indiana man, 67, arrested in 1987 killing of Southwest Michigan woman during break-in
Indiana man arrested 35 years after Michigan woman found dead by her husband in their home
South Bend man arrested in Michigan woman’s 1987 slaying
South Bend man arrested in Michigan woman’s 1987 slaying
Husband Feels Vindicated After Michigan Police Arrest Out-of-State Man in 1987 Cold Case of Wife Found Murdered in Her Own Kitchen
Suspect charged in connection to 1987 murder pleads no contest
Man Pleads No Contest To 1987 Murder Of Woman Who Was Found With Her Throat Slashed In Her Kitchen
Indiana Man Agrees to Deal That ‘Effectively’ Means He’ll Die in Prison for 35-Year-Old Cold Case Murder of Woman Whose Throat Was Slit in Her Own Kitchen
Man Sentenced For Brutal 1987 Cold Case Murder Of Michigan Woman After No Contest Plea


The Boise Murder House Murder: Daniel Rodgers shot and killed Preston Murr, then with the help of Daron Cox, cut up the body and threw the bags into Brownlee Reservoir and Snake River

Boise Murder House 805 W. Linden Street

Find-A-Grave: Preston Murr
The Murder House: ‘A lot of people are very afraid’
Murder House In Boise 29 Year Anniversary
Boise Wiki Article – Linden Murder House
Boise ‘Murder House:’ Is site of decades-old murder haunted?
The Murder House: ‘A lot of people are very afraid’
State of Idaho v Daniel Edward Rodgers 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Daniel E. Rodgers v State of Idaho 1997 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Murder house in Boise 29 year anniversary
Nightmare on My Street: Boise’s Murder House
Murder House
The Murder House: Is site of decades-old murder haunted?

Boise Murder House

Daniel Edward Rodgers – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Daron Jimel Cox – convicted, sentenced to 6 years in prison

Daron Jimel Cox


Serial Killer: David Leonard Wood *Desert Killer*

Ivy Susanna Williams, 23 [5/30/1987]
Desiree Autumn Wheatley, 15 [6/2/1987]
Karen Baker, 20 [6/5/1987]
Angelica Frausto, 17 [8/8/1987] (no picture)
Rosa Maria Casio, 24 [8/12/1987] (no picture)
Dawn Marie Smith, 14 [8/28/1987] (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Ivy Susanna Williams
Find-A-Grave: Desiree Autumn Wheatley
Find-A-Grave: Angelica Frausto
Find-A-Grave: Dawn Marie Smith
David Wood indicted in desert deaths
Death in the Desert: The David Leonard Wood murders 30 years later
33 years later, El Paso’s “Desert Killer” still awaits execution
Murdered, missing women tied to serial killer David Leonard Wood
Legal saga of ‘Desert Killer’ David Leonard Wood remains tied up in court system
David Leonard Wood v State of Texas 2018
Murderpedia: David Leonard Wood
‘Bodies Will Talk To You’: Texas Serial Killed Buried His Victims In The Desert, Dead Or Alive

The Mark of a Serial Killer: Deaths in the Desert
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Buried Dreams


Mothers From Hell: Debra Jenner stabbed her 3-year-old daughter, Abby Lynn Jenner, more than 70 times; Sentenced to 100 years in prison

Abby Lynn Jenner

Find-A-Grave: Abby Lynn Jenner
State of South Dakota v Debra Sue Jenner 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Debra Jenner v Robert Dooley 1999 (habeas corpus denied)
Woman Convicted Of Killing Daughter Gets Sentence Reduced
Parole board denies request of mother who murdered her child
Debra Jenner, serving 100 years in prison in Pierre for slaying 3-year-old daughter, has parole hearing in July
Should Huron child murderer Debra Jenner get parole?
Looking back: Debra Jenner and the Janklow factor
Mother who killed daughter gets parole after 30 years
Convicted 1987 child killer, Debra Jenner, granted parole in unpublicized hearing


Buried Alive: Stephen Small was kidnapped, held for ransom, then buried alive; Daniel Edwards and Nancy Rish convicted, sentenced to LWOP

Stephen Small

Find-A-Grave: Stephen Burrell Small
Buried Alive, Kidnapped Illinois Media Heir Dies
Three Held in Abduction of Media Family Member : Illinois Kidnap Victim Buried Alive, Dies
Death penalty asked for kidnap-murderer
People of the State of Illinois v Daniel J. Edwards 2001 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Judge allows recorded confession of dying killer
Jailed 33 years for buried-alive suffocation murder, Nancy Rish using Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s words against him in latest bid for freedom
Nancy Rish, serving life-sentence for 1987 killing, wins appeal and another shot at freedom
Woman convicted in kidnapping gets re-sentencing hearing
New James Patterson series explores 1987 Kankakee murder
Wikipedia: Stephen B. Small
Woman Convicted Of Businessman’s 1987 Murder To Be Released After Proving Domestic Violence

Small Justice
Murder Beyond the Grave (ID True Crime Book 3)

James Patterson’s Murder is Forever: Murder Beyond the Grave
Snapped: Killer Couples: Nancy Rish and Danny Edwards

Daniel Edwards – convicted, sentenced to death, changed to LWOP
Nancy Rish – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, sentence overturned,



Psycho For Love: Randy Pioletti killed his ex-wife, Karen Sue Baile, then tried to cremate her body; Sentenced to life in prison

Karen Sue Baile

Find-A-Grave: Karen Sue Baile
Man Charged With Murder In Death Of Ex-Wife Whose Body Was Cremated
Funeral home worker charged in death of ex-wife
State of Kansas v Randy D. Pioletti 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Parole hearing for murder convict 30 years later (denied parole)


Family Annihilator: Robert Dreesman killed 6 family members, then killed himself

John Ubbe Dreesman, 79
Agnes Dreesman, 74
Marilyn Chuang, 48
Jason Chuang, 12
Jennifer Chuang, 11
Joshua Chuang, 8

Find-A-Grave: John Ubbe Dreesman
Find-A-Grave: Agnes Alexa Brown Dreesman
Find-A-Grave: Marilyn Dreesman Chuang
Find-A-Grave: Jason Matthew Chuang
Find-A-Grave: Jennifer Angela Chuang
Find-A-Grave: Joshua Alexander Chuang
Jealousy may have driven Iowa man to kill six relatives and himself
Police find family killed at home in Iowa
7 in Algona family shot to death
Family violence leaves 7 dead in Iowa (part 1)
Killed (part 2)
7 killed in Iowa murder-suicide
Authorities Say Loner Accused of Killing Family May Have Felt Neglected
Iowa murder-suicide still puzzling authorities
Autopsies on Iowa victims show 4 were shot in head
The reclusive son of a prominent Algona family shot…
Murderpedia: Robert J. Dreesman
Find-A-Grave: Robert J. Dreesman

Deadly Duo: Lester and Vernon Kills On Top robbed and beat to death Marty Etchemendy; Both sentenced to death, which was overturned and sentenced to life in prison

Marty Etchemendy

Find-A-Grave: John Martin “Marty” Etchemendy II
State of Montana v Lester Kills On Top 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Court strikes down Montana man’s kidnapping conviction
State of Montana v Vern Kills On Top 1990 (convictions and sentence affirmed)
Man previously sentenced to death for 1987 Miles City murder eligible for parole, prosecutors warn
1987 murder victim’s family fights for justice 32 years later
Old Miles City kidnap-murder case draws attention in Baker
Crime Files: Marty Etchemendy
Man convicted in 1987 Miles City murder case dies in prison
Murderpedia: Lester Kills On Top
Murderpedia: Vern Kills On Top
Former inmate faces homicide charge (about Diane’s husband’s murder)

True Conviction: The Hundred Mile Murder

Lester Kills On Top – convicted, sentenced to death, overturned, sentenced to LWOP
Vernon Kills On Top – convicted, sentenced to death, overturned, sentenced to LWOP, overturned, sentenced to life – died in prison 11/2020
Diane Bull Coming-Temple- convicted, sentenced to 40 years in prison, released in 2000 (now in jail regarding her husband’s murder)



Cold Case: William Earl Talbott II charged with the 1987 murders of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg

Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg

Arrest made in cold case murder
Man arrested for 1987 murders of Canadian couple, killed during trip to Seattle
Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple
SeaTac man charged in 1987 killing of B.C. couple
Suspect arrested in 1987 deaths of young couple from BC
Arrest made in 1987 Snohomish County cold case
Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple in Washington state
Second murder charge added in 1987 cold case
DNA leads to arrest of man in 1987 killing of couple in Washington state
Investigators use DNA, genealogy database to ID suspect in 1987 double homicide


Incarceration Date: 13:00:00 05/18/18
Scheduled Release:
Jail Housing Location: M103
Arrest Date : 13:24:02 05/18/18
Arrest Location : SNO COUNTY JAIL

Offense Date Offense Description Related Incident Court Court Reference Bail Amount Bail Type
00:00:00 11/18/87 MURDER 1 DEGREE 87-9340 DC W18-0003
00:00:00 11/19/87 HOLD FOR OTHER AGNCY SC SNO 18-1-01670-31 NO BAIL No Release on Bail

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