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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

Books
Small Justice

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

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

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

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)

INMATE INFORMATION

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

Victims
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)

Movies/Documentaries
True Conviction: The Hundred Mile Murder

Defendants
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)

INMATE INFORMATION

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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

INMATE INFORMATION

TALBOTT WILLIAM EARL II 603987
Incarceration Date: 13:00:00 05/18/18
Scheduled Release:
Jail Housing Location: M103
Arrest Date : 13:24:02 05/18/18
Arrest Type : FELONY WARRANT ARREST
Arrest Agency : SKAGIT COUNTY SHERIFF
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

Monsters Among Us: Rodney Clark raped and strangled Dana Frader; Sentenced to LWOP


Dana Fader

Find-A-Grave: Dana Elizabeth Fader
25 years after woman’s Lake Worth murder, officials say they finally got their man
Rodney Clark, Dana Fader murder case: DNA test leads to arrest in 25-year-old Lake Worth murder
Palm Beach County cold case murder of mom headed for trial; first case under new death penalty law
Death penalty trial begins in 1987 Lake Worth murder
Murder victim’s sister testifies in trial of Mississippi man accused in 1987 slaying
Guilty verdict in 1987 cold case murder; prosecutors seeking death penalty
Jury decides against death penalty for man who raped, killed woman in 1987
Dana Fader murder: Rodney Clark spared death penalty for 30-year-old Lake Worth case

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Last Night Before Murder

INMATE INFORMATION

ID Photo

DC Number: B15854
Name: CLARK, RODNEY
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: GRAY OR PARTIALLY GRAY
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’05”
Weight: 179 lbs.
Birth Date: 11/01/1966
Initial Receipt Date: 10/02/2017
Current Facility: DADE C.I.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Adeline “Curly” Wilford murder 1/5/1987 Easton, MD *3 young men convicted of her brutal murder; All sentenced to prison* *Update 2020: New trial ordered*

Find-A-Grave: Adeline Virginia Curry Wilford
Adeline C. Wilford obituary
Two men serving life in prison for 1987 murder ask Md. judge to reopen case
Two seek new trial in 1987 murder
Witness saw car at home on day of murder
Jonathan D. Smith v State of Maryland 2002 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
‘The Innocence Project’ Says Two Men Wrongfully Convicted of Murder in Talbot County
Judge to hear new evidence in 1987 Easton murder case
Judge denies motions in Wilford case
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 1
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 2
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 3
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 4
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 5
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 6
Wiehl of Justice podcast: The Adeline Wilford Murder – Episode 7
David R. Faulkner v State of Maryland 2019 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Writs for actual innocence 2019
Maryland Court of Appeals Reverses Murder Convictions of David Faulkner and Jonathan Smith, Granting Writs of Actual Innocence
David Faulkner freed after state decides not to retry him for 1987 stabbing murder
Welcome home, David Faulkner!
Family grapples with mother’s 1987 murder after Faulkner release, looming retrial
Jonathan Smith released, gets 5 years probation in plea agreement for 1987 stabbing murder
Jonathan Smith Walks Free After 21 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

Movies/Documentaries
Unusual Suspects – Deadly Intent: Down to the Wire

Defendants
Jonathan David Smith Sr – convicted, sentenced to life in prison; Conviction overturned, charges dropped
David Ronald Faulkner – convicted, sentenced to life in prison; Conviction overturned, charges dropped
Ray Earl Andrews Sr. – convicted, sentenced to 10 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

JONATHAN DAVID SMITH SR
Age 51
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Unknown
Date of Birth Jul 11, 1969
Aliases JOHNATHAN DAVID SMITH
ID Number 182067
Custody Status Date Jun 15, 2020 01:35 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Talbot County Detention Center
Book Date Jun 15, 2020 01:22 PM EDT

LOCATION
Talbot County Detention Center
115 W Dover St
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 770-8120

INMATE INFORMATION

DAVID RONALD FAULKNER
Age 56
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Unknown
Date of Birth Sep 12, 1964
ID Number 182042
Custody Status Date Jun 01, 2020 06:20 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Talbot County Detention Center
Book Date Jun 01, 2020 06:05 PM EDT

LOCATION
Talbot County Detention Center
115 W Dover St
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 770-8120

The Dixie Mafia and Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife Margaret – Why were they executed in their own home?


Vincent and Margaret Sherry

Murder and the Dixie Mafia
The Dixie Mafia Murders
At A Loss
An ‘ice cold’ murder conspiracy ended Margaret and Vincent Sherry’s lives 30 years ago
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat released from prison after serving time for conspiracy that led to murders
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat released from halfway house, ending sentence in murder plot
Biloxi’s Tale of Murder, Extortion and Racy Photos
Angola Calling
Dixie Mafia

Books
Mississippi Mud

Movies/Documentaries
City Confidential: Biloxi
The 1980’s – The Deadliest Decade

Defendants
Pete Halat – acquitted of murder, convicted of conspiracy, sentenced to
Kirksey McCord Nix Jr. – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, sentenced to life in federal prison
Mike Gillich Jr – sentenced to life in prison (released from prison 2012, died of cancer)
Thomas Leslie Holcomb – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, died in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

PETER HALAT
Register Number: 20918-077
Age: 75
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 04/24/2013

INMATE INFORMATION

KIRKSEY MCCORD NIX
Register Number: 20921-077
Age: 74
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: El Reno FCI
Release Date: LIFE

INMATE INFORMATION

MIKE GILLICH
Register Number: 02624-043
Age: 87
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 07/25/2000

INMATE INFORMATION

THOMAS LESLIE HOLCOMB
Register Number: 72967-079
Age: 52
Race: White
Sex: Male
Deceased: 04/08/2005

Monsters Among Us: James William Tolbert killed Elizabeth Ann Poulson while he was on parole for killing his wife, Janie Heller-Tolbert

Victims
Janie Heller-Tolbert, 26 [5/5/1987] (no picture)
Elizabeth Ann Poulson, 68 [10/09/2007]

Janie Heller-Tolbert grave info
Elizabeth Ann Maxwell Carling Poulson obituary
Find-A-Grave: Elizabeth Ann Maxwell Carling Poulson
Wanted to kiss wife – not kill her, defendant says
Jury convicts Tolbert of 2nd degree murder
Man who murdered wife gets life prison sentence
Woman Found Dead in Her Home
Friend sought in woman’s ‘very suspicious’ death
Police seek parolee for questioning in Murray homicide
Police Looking for Person of Interest in Death of Murray Woman
Family Reacts to Capture of Accused Killer
Tolbert charged with murder
Parolee Charged With Murder
Family Explains Relationship of Murder Victim and Convict
Man who killed while on parole sentenced to life in prison
Man gets life without parole for killing Poulson

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 50178
Offender Name: JAMES WILLIAM TOLBERT
DOB: Mon, 25 Oct 1965
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches
Weight: 190
Sex: M
Location: CENTRAL UTAH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Housing Facility: CUCF BOULDER
Parole Date: N/A – LWOP
Aliases:
JAMES WILLIAM TOLBERT

Psycho For Love: James O’Neil charged with manslaughter after telling his daughter that he killed her mother, Verna McGee

Detectives: Dad tells daughter he killed her mom in ’87
30 years after wife’s ‘suicide,’ husband charged with manslaughter
Florida Man Charged in Wife’s 1987 Killing After Confession to Daughter: Deputies
Palm Beach County man, 83, arrested for killing his wife 30 years after her death, deputies say
PBSO solves 1987 Lake Worth area shooting cold case
Detectives: Dad tells daughter he killed her mom in ‘87

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: ONEAL, JAMES WALTER
Race: White
DOB: 01/24/1934
Address: 4587 MATHIS ST ,LAKE WORTH,FL 33461
Gender: Male
Facility: SURETY BOND & SOR OBTS
Number: 5002316580
Booking Date/Time: 08/10/2017 20:08

Arresting Agency: 01-PBSO
Release Date: 08/11/17 Time: 12:45
Holds For Other Agencies: No
Jacket Number: 0490494
Booking Number: 2017028057
Booking Date/Time:08/10/2017 20:08
Charges 782.07-2545 HOMICIDE-NEGLIG MANSL – KILLING HUMAN OTHER THAN BY MURDER OR HOMICIDE
Original Bond: $0.00
Current Bond: $50000.00
Bond Information

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