Execution Alert: Quintin Phillippe Jones executed for robbing and killing his 83-year-old great aunt, Berthena Bryant


Berthena Bryant

Berthena Bryant (1916-1999)
Fort Worth man on death row since 2001 thinks DA’s Office should be removed from case
As Texas prepares to execute Quintin Jones for murdering his great aunt, supporters question if race played factor in clemency rejection
Texas set to execute Quintin Jones, first prisoner in 10 months
Fort Worth Man Faces Execution for Killing His Great Aunt for $30
Texas Inmate Quintin Jones Facing Execution For Killing His 83-Year-Old Great Aunt
Texas inmate Quintin Jones may be first state execution in 10 months
Texas inmate faces execution for killing his great aunt
Texas inmate faces execution for killing his great aunt
Quintin Jones is on death row for killing his great-aunt. The victim’s sister is pleading for clemency.
Wikipedia: Quintin Jones (prisoner)
LIVE UPDATES: TDCJ prepares to execute Quintin Jones
Texas executes Quintin Jones, ending 10-month break in executions
Absent media, Texas executes inmate who killed great aunt
Quintin Jones’ Last Words Before Execution in Texas

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Monsters Among Us: Steven Allen Abrams “The Playground Killer” killed 2 children and injured at least 5 others when he deliberately drove onto the playground; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Brandon Cody Wiener, 3
Sierra Beth Soto, 4

Find-A-Grave: Brandon Cody Wiener
Find-A-Grave: Sierra Beth Soto
A shining star blacked out
Abrams pleads not guilty to murder charges
Driver wanted to kill the ‘innocent’
Preschool Reopens 9 Days After Car Killed 2 Youngsters
Jury Finds O.C. Playground Killer Sane
Man Drove Through Playground Sane
Man gets life for daycare deaths
May 3, 1999: Steven Allen Abrams steers…
Wikipedia: Costa Mesa school massacre

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name ABRAMS, STEVEN ALLEN
CDCR Number T02850
Age 61
Admission Date 12/22/2000
Current Location California Medical Facility
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.

Monsters Among Us: Ronald Pavey stabbed Patricia Catherine Huckins DeChristopher to death; Sentenced to 65 years in prison

Find-A-Grave: Patricia Catherine Huckins DeChristopher
10 Years Ago
Monsters Among Us: Dennis J. Mitchell stabbed Marie Odette Huckins to death, sentenced to 20-years to life in prison (This is her mother)

Movies/Documentaries
Dead Silent: A History of Violence

Defendants
Ronald Pavey – convicted, sentenced to 65 years in prison
George Liapis – convicted, sentenced to 30, not in custody now

INMATE INFORMATION

RONALD PAVEY
DOC Number 104995
First Name RONALD
Middle Name
Last Name PAVEY
Suffix
Date of Birth 09/07/1960
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Wabash Valley Level 4 Facility
Earliest Possible Release Date

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 12/14/2000
Description MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 64 11 00030
Type of Conviction M
Indiana Citation Code 35-42-1-1
Cause Number 39C010008CF55
County of Conviction JEFFERSON
Projected Release Date 10/11/2028

INMATE INFORMATION

GEORGE LIAPIS
DOC Number 106548
First Name GEORGE
Middle Name
Last Name LIAPIS
Suffix
Date of Birth 09/30/1965
Gender Male
Race White
Facility/Location Returned to court authority on release
Earliest Possible Release Date 07/15/2010

Sentence Information
Date of Sentence 11/06/2000
Description AIDING / MURDER
Term in Years / Months / Days 29 11 00030
Type of Conviction FA
Indiana Citation Code 35-41-2-4
Cause Number 78D01 9904 CF 101
County of Conviction SWITZERLAND
Projected Release Date 07/15/2010

Psycho For Love: Terrence Barnett killed his girlfriend, Yolanda Yvette Baker; Sentenced to 20 years to life in prison


Yolanda Yvette Baker

Defrosting Cold Cases: Yolanda Baker; trial without a body
Terrence Barnett Arrested
Terrence Barnett Sentenced in 1999 Murder of Yolanda Baker
Jail for D.C. man in murder without body
Doe Network: Case File 2695DFDC Yolanda Yvette Baker
The Charley Project: Yolanda Yvette Baker
Websleuths: DC – Yolanda Baker, 35, Washington DC, 1 Aug 1999 *T. Barnett guilty*

Movies/Documentaries
Fatal Attraction: Yolanda Baker

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: TERRENCE BARNETT
Register Number: 42703-007
Age: 55
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Release Date: LIFE
Located At: FCI Beckley

Update: Freeman/Bible murders *Ronnie Dean Busick pled guilty, sentenced to 10 years in prison*

Victims
Kathy Freeman
Danny Freeman
Ashley Freeman
Lauria Bible

Danny & Kathy Freeman murder 12/30/1999 Welch, OK *Their daughter, Ashley Freeman, and her friend, Lauria Bible, are still missing and presumed dead; Still unsolved*
Affidavit yields possible clue in hunt for girls’ remains
What we know about the three men accused in case of Oklahoma girls missing since 1999
Graphic Polaroids Lead to Arrest of Man Accused of 1999 Abduction and Murder of 2 Oklahoma Girls
Man jailed in Harvey County charged in Oklahoma cold case
Murder charges filed in 18-year-old Oklahoma abduction case
DA details “horrific” last days of girls abducted in 1999 as suspect is charged
Busick offered “immunity and reward money” in Welch case
18 years later, finally answers: How investigators solved the murders of 2 Welch girls
DA: Search to continue on Tuesday in Picher for remains of Welch girls missing since Dec. 1999
Trial to determine competency of man charged in 4 deaths
Jurors find Ronnie Busick competent to stand trial
Welch Girls Murder Suspect Back In Court
Suspect’s old gunshot injury cited as concern in Freeman-Bible murders case
Defendant enters guilty plea in Welch girls disappearance
Investigator in Welch murder case says Ronnie Busick is incapable of giving up more tips
Missing Welch Girls: Man sentenced to 10 years in prison in girls’ disappearance
‘He’s an evil man’: Ronnie Busick sentenced for his role in missing Welch girls case
Man Sentenced in ‘Hell in the Heartland’ Case After He Failed To Lead Investigators To Teen Best Friends’ Remains
Wikipedia: Murders of Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman

Defendants
Ronnie Dean Busick – charged
Warren Philip Welch II – died 2007
David A. Pennington – died 2015

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: BUSICK, RONNIE DEAN
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 69
Location: Craig County Sheriff’s Office
Race: White
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 64933
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 09/04/1951

Cold Case: Linda La Roche charged with the 1999 murder of Peggy Lynn Johnson aka Racine County Jane Doe


Peggy Lynn Johnson

Facebook: Jane Doe Racine County
20 years, 3 months, 18 days. Here’s how Racine’s Jane Doe case was solved.
Jane Doe body exhumed in Racine county
Police release new photo of Jane Doe found in 1999
New information learned about Racine County Jane Doe’s past
Who was Peggy Lynn Johnson, McHenry County woman killed in 1999?
After 20 years, ‘Jane Doe’ identified; woman charged in her death
1999 Jane Doe IDed As Peggy Lynn Johnson; Accused Killer Arrested
Racine County ‘Jane Doe’ identified, nurse arrested in 1999 murder
1999 homicide victim identified as 23-year-old Peggy Lynn Johnson; suspected killer charged
LaRoche criminal complaint
Nurse Subjected Cognitively Impaired Nanny To ‘Barbaric Brutality’ Before Killing Her In 1999, Authorities Say
Who was Peggy Johnson? And why didn’t anyone say she was missing for 20 years?
Journal Times editorial: Justice for Peggy Lynn Johnson
LaRoche’s downward spiral; Suspect in ’99 cold case cited for DUI before homicide arrest
Wikipedia: Murder of Peggy Johnson
Jane Doe’s alleged killer ran medical business, lost jail contracts after accusations made public
Racine Wisconsin Jane Doe
WI – Racine Co., WhtFem 199UFWI, 14-25, cauliflower ear, western shirt, July’99
WI – Racine Co., WhtFem 199UFWI, 14-25, cauliflower ear, July 1999 #2 – Peggy Lynn Johnson *Arrest*


Linda LaRoche

Monsters Among Us: Gavon Ramsay sexually assaulted and killed his 98-year-old neighbor, Margaret Frick Douglas and then hid her body in a closet; Sentenced to LWOP


Margaret Douglas

Margaret Douglas obituary
Wadsworth police looking for missing 98-year-old woman
Wadsworth teen charged with murder in 98-year-old woman’s death
Wadsworth teen denies accusation that he killed his 98-year-old neighbor
Wadsworth teen charged for murder of 98-year-old woman
Teen Accused of Murdering 98-Year-Old Woman and Hiding Her Body in Closet: ‘An Easy Target’
Judge rules teen suspected in 98-year-old woman’s killing can be tried as an adult
Nephew of 98YO Wadsworth victim ‘sickened’ teen arrested for her murder would target elderly woman
Wadsworth teen knew 98-year-old woman he’s charged with killing
Ohio teen to be tried as adult in slaying of woman, 98
Wadsworth teen charged with aggravated murder in 98-year-old woman’s death
OH – Margaret Douglas, 98, found deceased in closet, Wadsworth, Apr 2018 *Arrest*
Teen suspect pleads not guilty to murder of 98-year-old Wadsworth woman
Judge sentences 11th-grader to life in prison for brutally murdering 98-year-old Wadsworth woman
Wadsworth teen sentenced to life in prison for strangulation death of elderly neighbor
Life sentence upheld for Wadsworth teen convicted of murder
True crime show to reveal unshared details of Wadsworth’s ‘most horrific’ killing in years
Family of 98-year-old Wadsworth woman killed, abused by 17-year-old fears new law could eventually set him free
‘He Degraded Her Body’: Ohio Teen Murdered 98-Year-Old Neighbor For Sexual Thrill

Movies/Documentaries
An Unexpected Killer: Closet Murderer

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Dale Lash raped and killed Lori Em Kotzbauer Hayes after carjacking her; Sentenced to LWOP


Lori Hayes

Find-A-Grave: Lori Em Kotzbauer Hayes
Lori Hayes, Dale Lash (GREAT article)
Lash was rape suspect before murder
Shirt in Hayes case may have been victim’s
Rape suspect charged in young mother’s killing
Defense works to spare Lash the death penalty
Court reaffirms Lash’s conviction
Lash loses second appeal

Movies/Documentaries
Unusual Suspects: Field of Nightmares

INMATE INFORMATION

K98128 – LASH, DALE
Parent Institution: MENARD CORRECTIONAL CENTER
Offender Status: IN CUSTODY
Location: MENARD

PHYSICAL PROFILE
Date of Birth: 10/01/1962
Weight: 165 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Sex: Male
Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Race: White
Eyes: Hazel

MARKS, SCARS, & TATTOOS
TATTOO, ARM, LEFT UPPER – GIRL ON BEACH

ADMISSION / RELEASE / DISCHARGE INFO
Admission Date: 01/24/2003
Last Paroled Date:
Projected Discharge Date: INELIGIBLE

SENTENCING INFORMATION
MITTIMUS: 99CF992
CLASS: M
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: MURDER/INTENT TO KILL/INJURE
CUSTODY DATE: 06/22/1999
SENTENCE: LIFE
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF992
CLASS: X
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: AGG VEHICLE HIJACKING/FIREARM
CUSTODY DATE: 06/22/1999
SENTENCE: 30 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF992
CLASS: X
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: KIDNAPING ARMED WITH FIREARM
CUSTODY DATE: 06/22/1999
SENTENCE: 30 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF992
CLASS: X
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: AGG CRIM SEX ASSAULT/FIREARM
CUSTODY DATE: 06/22/1999
SENTENCE: 30 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF843
CLASS: X
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: AGG CRIM SEX ASSAULT/WEAPON
CUSTODY DATE: 08/12/1999
SENTENCE: 30 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF843
CLASS: X
COUNT: 4
OFFENSE: AGG CRIM SEX ASSAULT/WEAPON
CUSTODY DATE: 08/12/1999
SENTENCE: 6 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF843
CLASS: X
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: ARMED ROBBERY
CUSTODY DATE: 08/12/1999
SENTENCE: 6 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

MITTIMUS: 99CF843
CLASS: 3
COUNT: 1
OFFENSE: AGGRAVATED UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT
CUSTODY DATE: 08/12/1999
SENTENCE: 3 Years 0 Months 0 Days
COUNTY: SANGAMON
SENTENCE DISCHARGED?: NO

Serial Killer: Todd Alan Reed – killed 3 women, known as the Forest Park Killer; Sentenced to LWOP


Alexandria Nicole Ison

Victims
Lilla Faye Miler, 28
Stephanie Lynn Russell, 26
Alexandra Nicole Ison, 17 [6/2/1999]

Find-A-Grave: Alexandria Nicole “Alex” Ison
Man Held in Deaths of Homeless Women
Portraits differ on suspect in killings
Murderpedia: Todd Alan Reed
Portland homicides profiled on Investigation Discovery series, ‘Main Street Mysteries’

Movies/Documentaries
Main Street Mysteries: Before Another Girl Dies
Shattered: The Wood


Todd Alan Reed

Monsters Among Us: Jonathan Lloyd strangled Jennette Testa, then set her body on fire; Sentenced to life in prison


Jennette Testa

A Voice for Jenny
Reno man sentenced to two life terms
Statement by Kathi Testa Smith
Nevada Co-Chairs: Kathi Testa Smith

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case With Paula Zahn: Sirens in the Night

INMATE INFORMATION

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