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Cold Case: James T. Manning charged with the 1996 murder of Jacques A. Smith in his Nashville home

Find-A-Grave: Jacques A. Smith
State Prison Inmate Charged with 1996 Nashville Murder
Nashville police arrest 48-year-old man for 1996 murder of teen
State prison inmate charged with murder 25 years after killing occurred
Rapist charged in 25-year-old Nashville Chestnut Hill area cold case slaying
Metro Police charge man currently behind bars for rape in 1996 murder investigation
Convicted Rapist Charged in Cold Case Murder of Victim Found Riddled With Bullets and Covered in Duct Tape in 1996

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: John O’Neal Rainey robbed and killed Mark Alexander Fyke; Sentenced to LWOP*


Mark Alexander Fyke

Find-A-Grave: Mark Alexander Fyke
Teen on spring break murdered
Suspect arrested; service held for slain Canadian
Teen’s role in tourist slaying questioned
Ex-murder suspect released
Police Now Believe They Have Real Killer Of Tourist
Teen arrested in tourist slaying
Volusia jury indicts 4 in spring-break killing
Teen Makes Deal In Tourist Death
Teenagers Will Testify Against Pal
Suspect says tourist was accidentally shot
Suspect in spring break murder wasn’t at scene, witnesses say
Trial starts in student slaying
Mother testifies in son’s slaying
Teens get lengthy sentences in killing
Spring break killer sentenced to life
The murder that ended Canadian spring break in Daytona

Defendants
John O’Neal Rainey – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
William Marshall Schmidt – pled guilty, sentenced to 12 years, released 9/2003
Scott Russell Malone – pled guilty, sentenced to 13 years in prison
Donald William Shoup Jr – charges dropped,

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

Deadly Duo: Alan Mackerley and Lisa Costello killed Frank Lee Black; Both sentenced to prison


Frank Lee Black

Bus Executive Faces Murder Charges
Bus company owner convicted
Bus company owner guilty in rival’s death
Alan Mackerley v State of Florida 2000 (murder conviction affirmed)
Florida Supreme Court rules for millionaire in slaying
Alan Mackerley v State of Florida 2020 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
‘Snapped’ to focus on Lisa Costello’s role in murder involving Alan Mackerley, death of Frank Black
How Did Frank Lee Black Jr. Die? Where is Alan Mackerley Now?
Charley Project: Frank Lee Black Jr.

Movies/Documentaries
The F.B.I. Files: Millionaire Murder
The Lies That Bind: Wheeling and Dealing
F2: Forensic Factor: No Body, No Crime
Snapped: Lisa Costello

Defendants
Alan Mackerley – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Lisa Costello – convicted, sentenced to 10 years in prison, released


Lisa Costello

INMATE INFORMATION

DC Number: K54252
Name: MACKERLEY, ALAN
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 06/19/1943
Initial Receipt Date: 03/25/1998
Current Facility: UNION C.I.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Serial Killer: Robert Fry – killed at least 4 people – Sentenced to life in prison

Victims
Joseph Fleming, 25 [11/29/1996]
Matthew Trecker, 18 [11/29/1996]
Donald Tsosie, 41 [4/01/1998] (no picture)
Betty Jean Lee, 36 [6/09/2000]

Find-A-Grave: Joseph Aaron Fleming
Find-A-Grave: Matthew Carlos Trecker
NM Survivors of Homicide, Inc. – In Loving Memory Of…Matthew C. Frank Trecker
Find-A-Grave: Donald Tsosie
New Mexico Death Row: Robert Fry
Serial killer Robert Fry’s conviction upheld
Court Upholds Death Sentence Given To Robert Fry
Man resentenced to life in prison in 1994 killing
Killer walks halls as execution stalled
Profile: Robert Fry
New Mexico Death Row: Robert Fry
Serial killer Robert Fry’s conviction upheld
Court Upholds Death Sentence Given To Robert Fry
Robert Fry: How One Thanksgiving Night Kicked Off A Four-Year Murder Spree
Convicted murders have death sentence vacated by NM Supreme Court

Books
Monster Slayer

Movies/Documentaries
Forensic Files: Four on the Floor
Locup: Inside the Penitentiary of New Mexico
MSNBC Lockup

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Rafael Crespo raped and killed 17-year-old Anjeanette Maldonado; Sentenced to LWOP


Anjeanette Maldonado

DNA Evidence Helps Solve 1996 Cold Case Murder In Philadelphia
Fla. inmate charged in 1996 Philly teen’s murder
After 16 Years, Philadelphia Police Identify Accused Killer Of Teen
Trial Ordered for Fla. Man In Philadelphia Teen Murder Cold Case
Trial starts for man in Kensington cold case murder
Judge to get case against man charged in 1996 rape, murder
Rapist Gets Life for Teen Girl’s 1996 Murder
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v Rafael Crespo 2017 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

Movies/Documentaries
Homicide City: Shattered Dreams

INMATE INFORMATION

Psycho For Love: Tyrone Williams killed Gayle Isleib after she rejected his advances; Sentenced to 65 years in prison


Gayle Isleib

Find-A-Grave: Gayle R. Isleib
Murder suspect plotted to kill Isleib’s husband
Man threatens at sentencing
Wal-Mart faces suit in wake of slaying
State of Connecticut v Jerome Montgomery 2000 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Manchester 1996 murder of Gayle Isleib spotlighted on Investigation Discovery TV show

Movies/Documentaries
The Killer Beside Me: Almost Home
Forensic Files: Catch-22

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: 3 men kidnapped, tortured and killed child actor Anthony Guest


Anthony Guest

Man Convicted of Murder in Torture-Slaying
Judge: Man Guilty in Torture Death
Man Convicted of Murder in Torture-Slaying
3rd Man convicted of 1st degree murder in ’96 torture case
Defendant Gets Life in Prison for Role in Torture-Slaying
Hawthorne man convicted of murder in burning death
Murderpedia: Spencer Brasure
State of California v Spencer Rawlins Brasure 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Hawthorne murderer’s execution is upheld
Condemned Killer Of Former Child Actor Dies On San Quentin’s Death Row
Condemned killer of child actor dies in San Quentin
The 1996 Murder Torture of Anthony Guest

Defendants
Spencer Brasure – convicted, sentenced to death (died on death row 11/14/2019)
Billy Davis – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Matthew Ormsby – sentenced to 25 years to life in prison


Spencer Brasure

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name DAVIS, BILLY LYN
CDCR Number P61175
Age 42
Admission Date 11/24/1999
Current Location California Health Care Facility – Stockton
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.

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name ORMSBY, MATTHEW RALPH
CDCR Number P07681
Age 39
Admission Date 01/31/2001
Current Location California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 01/2040
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. The inmate is eligible for a parole suitability hearing under the Elderly Parole Program once he or she is age 60 or older and has been incarcerated for 25 years. For more information on parole suitability hearings under the Elderly Parole Program, please visit the Board of Parole Hearings’ Elderly Parole Hearings Overview

Additional Information
VICTIM NOTIFICATION: Victims who would like to request notice and an opportunity to attend this inmate’s parole suitability hearing or who would like to request notice of this inmate’s release must register with CDCR’s Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services. For further information, or to inquire about court ordered restitution, please visit CDCR’s Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services website or call toll-free 1-877-256-6877

BOARD OF PAROLE HEARINGS: For more information about the Board of Parole Hearings, please visit the Board’s website

Murder In The Family: 15-year-old Joshua Bradley Jenkins kills 5 family members, because he did not like the school his father sent him to; Sentenced to 112 years in prison


Jenkins and Grossmans

Victims
George Jenkins, 50
Alene Jenkins, 48
Megan Jenkins, 10
William Grossman, 78
Evelyn Grossman, 74

Find-A-Grave: George Jenkins
Find-A-Grave: Alene Grossman Jenkins
Find-A-Grave: Megan Jenkins
Find-A-Grave: William R. Grossman
Police say teen plotted slaying
D.A. Seeks to Try Boy, 15, as Adult in 5 Slayings
Teen-Ager Pleads Guilty To Killing 5 in Family
Teen Sentenced to 112 Years for Killing 5 Family Members
Murderpedia: Joshua Jenkins

Books
Broken By Birth
Broken by Evil

Movies/Documentaries
American Monster: Falling Down

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name JENKINS, JOSHUA BRADLEY
CDCR Number K42174
Age 39
Admission Date 08/05/1997
Current Location Mule Creek State Prison
Location Link Directions
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 02/2020
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. The inmate is eligible for a parole suitability hearing as a youth offender because he or she committed his or her controlling offense while under the age of 26. The inmate’s first parole hearing will be scheduled during his or her 15th, 20th, or 25th year of incarceration, depending on the sentence imposed by the court. Alternatively, the inmate may be eligible for a parole suitability hearing as a youth offender because he or she committed his or her controlling offense while under the age of 18 and was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. If so, the inmate’s first parole hearing will be scheduled during his or her 25th year of incarceration. For more information on parole suitability hearings for youth offenders, please visit the Board of Parole Hearings’ Youth Offender Hearing Overview

Monsters Among Us: Curtis Flowers killed 4 people at the furniture store he was fired from; He was tried 6 times and sentenced to death each time

Tardy Furniture victims

Victims
Bertha Tardy, 59 [Tardy Furniture store owner]
Carmen Rigby, 45 [bookkeeper]
Robert Golden, 42 [delivery worker]
Derrick Stewart, 16 [part-time employee]

One crime, six trials and a 30-minute guilty verdict
No 7th trial for Curtis Flowers in quadruple murder
For Curtis Flowers, Mississippi Is Still Burning
Murderpedia: Curtis Giovanni Flowers
Wikipedia: Curtis Flowers
Curtis Giovanni Flowers – Mississippi Death Row
Supreme Court agrees to hear Curtis Flowers appeal
Lawyers seek to question prosecutor in Curtis Flowers’ murder case
In The Dark podcast: Season 2
Friends of Justice: Curtis Flowers
Supreme Court overturns conviction of Curtis Flowers who was tried 6 times for murder, citing racism in jury selection
Curtis Flowers, tried 6 times for murder, moved to county jail

Movies/Documentaries
Wrong Man: Trial and Error
Wrong Man: Death Again

INMATE INFORMATION

ID Number: R2436
Last Name: FLOWERS
First Name: Curtis
Location: MSP
Term: DEATH
Offense: CAPITAL MURDER

Deadly Duo: Lynette LaFontaine-Trujillo and Nicole Garza plotted to kill Nicole’s husband, Jose; Instead, Jose killed Lynette in self defense; Nicole pled guilty to her manslaughter, sentenced to 15 years to life in prison

Find-A-Grave: Lynette Marie Lafontaine Trujillo
Suspect in plot to kill attorney dies
Murder Charges Filed as Suspect’s Sister Dies
Sisters’ Alleged Murder Plan Notes Made Public
From Jail and Grave, Sisters in Plot Leave Families Torn
Wife Accused in Murder Plot Considers Plea Bargain
Wife Accused in Murder Plot Pleads No Contest
Garza Sentenced in Plot to Kill Husband
Strickly Personal

Movies/Documentaries
The Killer Closer: Deadly Dessert

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