Monsters Among Us: Brett Knight shot and killed Ross Reisner, his former landlord; Sentenced to 22 years to life in prison


Ross Reisner

Find-A-Grave: Ross A. Reisner
Horse Trainer Ross Reisner Murdered
Suspect Arrested in Tennessee on Suspicion of Killing Long Island Horse Trainer
Brett Knight held without bail in murder of equestrian Ross Reisner
Utah Man Pleads Guilty In Killing Of L.I. Equestrian
Utah man pleads guilty in NY horseman’s slaying
Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison For Ross Reisner Murder in Setauket
Utah man gets 22 years in killing of suburban NY friend
Man who murdered Mattituck horse farmer sentenced

Movies/Documentaries
Raw Terror: Murder for Eviction

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 12/31/21
DIN (Department Identification Number) 15A0703
Inmate Name KNIGHT, BRETT
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 03/27/1968
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility ATTICA
Date Received (Original) 02/23/2015
Date Received (Current) 02/23/2015
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment SUFFOLK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Crime ATT MURDER 2ND
Class B

Crime CRIM POSS WEAP 2ND
Class C

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 12/31/21
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0022 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 10/06/2035
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 06/2035
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 10/06/2035
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Psycho For Love: Matthew Sowders killed his estranged wife, Melissa, who was pregnant by her new boyfriend; Sentenced to 60 years in prison


Melissa Renee Sowders

Melissa Renee Sowders obituary
Find-A-Grave: Melissa Sowders
Melissa Sowders’ husband Matthew Sowders charged with murder of missing Texas mom
New details in murder case involving missing pregnant woman, Melissa Sowders
Estranged husband of missing pregnant woman charged with capital murder
Ex-husband of missing pregnant Texas woman charged with murder
Murder of Pregnant Woman Could Bring Death Penalty
Spring man pleads guilty in estranged wife’s slaying
Houston Christmas Horror: Lifeless Body Of A Missing Mother Found In A Creek
Houston horror: Melissa Sowders, mother of 4, murdered day after Christmas

Movies/Documentaries
Homicide for the Holidays: Murder Under the Mistletoe

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Raymond Michael Brasiel killed Amber Whited and Bobby Lee Jenks; Sentenced to life in prison


Amber Ann Whited

Victims
Amber Ann Whited, 22 [7/16/2013]
Bobby Lee Jenks, [7/19/2013]
Mackie Jenks (survived)

Amber Ann Whited obituary
Find-A-Grave: Amber Ann Whited
Facebook: In Memory of Amber Whited
Bobby Lee Jenks obituary
Find-A-Grave: Bobby Lee “Bob” Jenks
Georgia man indicted in 2 killings, stabbing
Amber Whited Case: Body of missing Ga. mother found, suspect named in her death
Suspect indicted in slaying of woman
Man, 20, charged with murder of young Brunswick mother
Amber Whited’s killer pleads guilty
Raymond Michael Brasiel Gets LWOP in 2013 GA Slayings of Bobby Lee Jenks and Amber Whited

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Deadly Trio: 3 young men robbed and murdered Dan Roberson, then left him on a remote road; All 3 sentenced to prison


Dan Robertson

Find-A-Grave: Dan M. Roberson
Searchers find missing man’s personal items
Volunteer Searcher Finds Body of Missing Man
Search ends with discovery of apparent murder victim near Hot Springs
Garland County Sheriffs office is investigating the murder of Dan M Roberson
Two teens charged in death of missing 71-year-old
Body of missing Garland County man found, suspects in custody
Cove police arrests man suspected of an Arkansas murder
3rd suspect in Garland County murder arrested
Man found competent to stand trial in murder of 71-year-old
Last suspect pleads guilty in murder of local man
In ’13 robbery, slaying, man gets 40 years

Defendants
Chestly Wayne Gaston Jr. – pled guilty, sentenced to 40 years in prison
Ethan Patrick Sallee – convicted, sentenced to 30 years in prison
Robert William Glover Jr. – pled guilty, sentenced to 25 years in prison

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Update: Holbrook, ID triple homicide: Severo Luera pled guilty, sentenced to 16 years in prison

Victims
Brent L. Christensen, 61
Trent Jon Christensen, 32
Yavette Chivon Carter, 27

Holbrook, ID triple homicide: 3 Adults found murdered in a pot grow house & pit bull breeding ranch
Find-A-Grave: Trent John Christensen
Find-A-Grave: Yavette Chivon Carter
Mother shot dead holding infant daughter at Idaho pit-bull breeding farm: police
Utah man denies part in Idaho triple slaying
Luera sentenced in Holbrook triple murder
Plea bargain in Idaho triple murder linked to dogfighting
Only person convicted for triple murder could be out of prison in less than 4 years
Utah man sentenced for role in Idaho triple murder
ID – Brent & Trent Christensen, Yavette Carter, slain, Holbrook, 31 March 2013
The Justice Files: A mother’s last act before her murder

INMATE INFORMATION

NOTE FROM BLOG OWNER
Please remember, it is not known yet what the motive for the murders was, so don’t jump to conclusions. It may or may not have anything to do with the dogs or the marijuana. Even if it was, neither is a valid reason to murder anyone.

Update: Hazard Community College shooting *Dalton Stidham pled guilty to avoid the death penalty, Sentenced to LWOP*

Caitlin Jackie Tara Cornett

Victims
Caitlin Paige Cornett, 20
Jackie “Doug” Cornett, 53
Taylor Jade Cornett, 12

Find-A-Grave: Caitlin Paige Cornett
Find-A-Grave: Jackie Douglas Cornett
Find-A-Grave: Taylor Jade Cornett
Four years since shooting at Hazard Community and Technical College
Dalton Stidham Pleads Guilty and Gets Three Life Sentences in 2013 KY Triple Homicide
Dalton Stidham v Commonwealth of Kentucky 2019 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Triple murder conviction upheld

INMATE INFORMATION

Deadly Women: Angela Stoldt charged with killing and dismembering her neighbor, James Sheaffer


James Sheaffer

Find-A-Grave: James D “Jimmy” Sheaffer
Angela Stoldt: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Report: Fla. woman dismembered neighbor, cooked remains
Deltona woman sentenced to life for killing, cutting up, cooking neighbor
Florida woman gets life for killing, cooking neighbor
Murderpedia: Angela Stoldt
Florida Mother Angela Stoldt Convicted of Killing, Cooking Her Neighbor
Woman Cooks Neighbor’s Head On Stove After Stabbing Him With Ice Pick And Dismembering His Body

Books
Neighbor From Hell: The True Story of Angela Stoldt

Movies/Documentaries
Snapped: Angela Stoldt

INMATE INFORMATION

Deadly Foster Mothers: Sherill Small killed 2-year-old Alexandria Lynn Hill by slamming her to the ground; Sentenced to LWOP


Alexandria Lynn “Alex” Hill

Find-A-Grave: Alexandria “Alex” Hill
Facebook: Justice 4 Alex Hill
Trial into death of foster child Alexandria Hill begins in Cameron
Texas Girl Was Taken Away From Parents Because They Smoked Pot, Only to Be Killed in Foster Care
The Brief Life and Private Death of Alexandria Hill
Foster mother sentenced to life in prison in killing of toddler
Life in prison without parole for foster mother accused of murdering two-year-old Alex Hill
Foster mother sentenced for death of toddler months before she would go home to family
Mother of murdered Central Texas foster child calls for changes
Woman convicted of murdering foster child dies in prison
Central Texas woman convicted of killing foster child dies in prison


Sherill Small

Alexandria Hill

Mothers From Hell: Mickey Bess did nothing to help her 9-month-old son, Michael Rene Sanchez Jr, after he drowned – just put him to bed and left him there; Sentenced to 12 years in prison


Michael Rene Sanchez Jr

Michael R. Sanchez Jr. obituary
Find-A-Grave: Michael Rene Sanchez Jr.
A ‘suspicious’ death probed
Mom arrested in death of son
San Antonio woman arrested in suspicious death of infant son
Father seeks closure after son’s death
Mother sentenced to 12 years in baby’s death
Mom sentenced to 12 years in baby drowning
Woman sentenced for role in baby’s death

INMATE INFORMATION

Update: Rolando Cardona-Gueton murder *Steven Crutcher pled guilty; Sentenced to LWOP*

Rolando Cardona-Gueton
Rolando Cardona-Gueton

News Archive: Rolando Cardona-Gueton murder
Inmate’s alleged murder confession letters debated ahead of trial
Utah death-penalty case on hold as defense attorneys appeal alleged confession letter
Inmate admits murdering cellmate, now faces possible death sentence
Inmate admits murdering cellmate, now faces possible death sentence
Utah inmate pleads guilty to aggravated murder in cellmate’s strangulation death
Central Utah Correctional Facility inmate sentenced for murder of cellmate

INMATE INFORMATION

Steven Crutcher

Offender Number: 193568
Offender Name: STEVEN DOUGLAS CRUTCHER
DOB: Tue, 14 Apr 1981
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches
Weight: 160
Sex: M
Location: UTAH STATE PRISON
Housing Facility: UINTA
Parole Date: LWOP
Aliases:
STEVEN DOUGLAS CRUTCHER
DOUGLAS CRUTCHER

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