Monsters Among Us: Peter Serge Avsenew sentenced to death for killing Kevin Powell and Stephen Adams, because they were gay

Victims
Stephen Duane Adams, 47
Kevin Mark Powell, 52

Find-A-Grave: Stephen Duane Adams
Find-A-Grave: Kevin Mark Powell
Christmas murder of gay couple rocks Ft. Lauderdale
Florida Double Homicide Suspect Apprehended
Wilton Manors Murder Suspect Caught Heading North
Double Murder Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Slaying Wilton Manors Couple
Mother Testifies Against Son On Trial For Double Murder Of Wilton Manors Couple
Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Couple Over Christmas Years Before
‘These weren’t the first and won’t be the last,’ Peter Avsenew writes of gay victims
Convicted Killer Wants Death Penalty, Otherwise ‘I Plan On Hurting People’
Execution ordered for killer of Wilton Manors couple
Florida man to be executed for ‘execution style killings’ of gay couple
Self-proclaimed prostitute sentenced to death for killing gay couple in 2010
He killed a couple after responding to a Craigslist sex ad — now he’ll pay the price
Death for man who killed 2 men who responded to escort ad
9/9/20 Florida Supreme Court Oral Arguments: Peter Avsenew v. State of Florida SC18-1629
Peter Serge Avsenew – Florida Death Row

Movies/Documentaries
Evil Lives Here: My Son is Damaged Goods

INMATE INFORMATION

DC Number: K05966
Name: AVSENEW, PETER
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 11/12/1984
Initial Receipt Date: 09/04/2018
Current Facility: UNION C.I.
Current Custody: MAXIMUM
Current Release Date: DEATH SENTENCE

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: Jovanie Alejandro Silva charged with beating murder of Kaitlyn Barron and leaving her body in a parking lot


Kaitlyn Barron

Texas woman identified as South Salt Lake homicide victim
Police identify woman found killed in South Salt Lake
South Salt Lake Police identify woman found in parking lot
Man arrested for killing woman in South Salt Lake. Police say he beat her with a rock
Suspect in SSL murder arrested; held without bail
Man arrested in killing of woman found in South Salt Lake parking lot
Man arrested in killing of woman who was found in South Salt Lake parking lot
Woman Heard on Camera Begging Assailant Not to Harm Her Is Found Beaten to Death, Man Arrested

INMATE INFORMATION

Psycho For Love: John Hamilton killed his wife, Susan; Sentenced to LWOP


Susan Shibley Hamilton

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Doctor arrested in wife’s death
Dr. Hamilton 911 call
Doctor, slain wife argued about affair, police say – Evidence taken from home where woman’s body found
Doctor leaves jail for funeral – Obstetrician permitted to attend wife’s services
Doctor accused in wife’s death to remain in jail
Suspect loses bail appeal – Doctor charged in wife’s death to remain in jail pending trial
Prosecutors say doctor abused wife
Hamilton to face charges
Hamilton trial opens
Daughter testifies slain woman was scared, upset
Colleagues say doctor was late for surgery on day wife was slain
Attack held intense violence
Autopsy photos in Hamilton trial make jurors cry
Doctor on trial tells of day wife was slain
Jury convicts doctor in wife’s killing
A Valentine’s Day Murder in Oklahoma

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: The Valentine’s Day Mystery
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones: Loved To Death
Forensic Files: Deadly Valentine
American Monster: My Bloody Valentine

INMATE INFORMATION

JOHN B HAMILTON
ODOC# 413355

Appearance
White Male; 5 ft. 8 in. tall; 145 pounds; Gray hair; Blue eyes;

Body Marks
No data available

Sentence
CRF# County Offense Conviction Term Term Code Start End

2001-1147 OKLA Murder In The First Degree 01/08/2002 LIFEWOP Life w/o Parole 01/18/2002

Facility
Current Facility Phone# Reception Date Discharge Date Parole Hearing Date

Oklahoma State Penitentiary, Mcalester (918) 423-4700 01/18/2002 09/9999
Address City State Zip Contact

P.O. Box 97 Mcalester OK 74502 RANDY WORKMAN, WARDEN

Update: Golden State Serial Killer: Joseph James DeAngelo arrested & charged with the Golden State Killer murders

Murder Victims
Brian Maggiore [2/2/1978]
Katie Maggiore [2/2/1978]
Dr. Robert Offerman, 44 [12/30/1979]
Dr. Debra Alexandra Manning, 35 [12/30/1979]
Charlene Smith, 33 [[3/13/1980]
Lyman Smith, 43 [3/13/1980]
Keith Harrington, 24 [8/19/1980]
Patrice Harrington, 27 [8/19/1980]
Manuela Witthuhn, 28 [2/6/1981]
Cheri Domingo, 35 [7/27/1981] (aka Cheryl Grace “Cheri” Smith)
Gregory Sanchez, 27 [7/27/1981]
Janelle Lisa Cruz, 18 [5/4/1986]
Rhonda Wicht, 24 [11/11/1978] possible victim
Ronald Wicht, 4 [11/11/1978] possible victim

News Archive: Golden State Serial Killer – Joseph James DeAngelo
The victims of the Golden State Killer
With Taunts and Guile, the Golden State Killer Left a Trail of Horror
‘Golden State Killer,’ Suspected Of Terrorizing California For Years, Arrested
The final hours of the Golden State Killer’s final victim
Capital Murder Charges Filed Against Suspected ‘Golden State Killer’ in Southern California
Golden State Killer is also the Visalia Ransacker, and Former Exeter PD Officer
The sadistic Golden State Killer terrorized California 40 years ago. Here’s what we know
New genetic sleuthing tools helped track down the Golden State Killer suspect
Has The Golden State Killer Been Arrested?
After Arrest Of Suspected Golden State Killer, Details Of His Life Emerge
Suspected Golden State Killer’s ex-fiancee revealed as travel blogger
New Revelations Show Golden State Killer Had Toxic History With Women
Wikipedia: Golden State Killer

Books
Hunting a Psychopath: The East Area Rapist / Original Night Stalker Investigation – The Original Investigator Speaks Out
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

Movies/Documentaries
People Magazine Presents: The Golden State Killer
The Golden State Killer: It’s Not Over
48 Hours: The Golden State Killer
Cold Case Files: The Original Night Stalker
Dark Minds: The Original Night Stalker (you can watch it here)
On the Case With Paula Zahn: East Area Rapist

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Benny Wayne McCroskey Jr. bludgeoned Alma Beth Von Steinner to death so he could steal her money; Sentenced to 25 years in prison


Beth Von Steinner

Beth von Steinner obituary
Find-A-Grave: Beth Von Steinner
Spotsylvania murder | Police mum in woman’s slaying
Man convicted of killing Spotsy woman, hiding body under trash
Man Guilty in Slaying
Benny Wayne McCroskeyy Jr summary
GUILTY VA – Alma ‘Beth’ Von Steinner, 57, found murdered, Spotsylvania, 22 Dec 2009

Movies/Documentaries
See No Evil: Beth’s Last Party

INMATE INFORMATION

OFFENDER ID NUMBER: 1031961
OFFENDER NAME: Benny Wayne McCrosky
SEX: Male
RACE: White
VADOC RELEASE DATE: 07/28/2032
LOCATION: Keen Mountain Correctional Center

Monsters Among Us: Mark Porter killed Gary and Jan Tyrrell; Sentenced to two consecutive life terms

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Gary and Jan Tyrrell

Gary and Jan Tyrrell obituary
Bodies of missing Effingham couple found
Police investigating Springfield couple’s death as a double homicide
Charges Filed in Murders of Jan and Gary Tyrrell
Search warrant: Couple’s killer had ‘gambling issues’
Suspect in Springfield couple’s murder denied bond
Ex-school superintendent charged in couple’s death
Money possible motive in death of college professor, wife
Prosecutor says defendant in double slaying has dark side; ‘He’s two men’
Mark Porter Pleads Guilty for 2014 Murders
Missouri man pleads guilty in couple’s deaths
Daughter of slain Springfield couple wept as judge gave Porter two life sentences
Dateline: ‘The Collector’ Killer Made $275,000 A Year At IBM
Former Wright City School Superintendent Given Life Prison Term
Mark Porter Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to 2 Consecutive Life Terms in 2014 MO Murder of Gary and Jan Tyrrell
MO – Gary, 60, & Jan Tyrrell, 61, murdered at their Springfield home, 30 April 2014
Springfield murder case to be featured on NBC’s Dateline

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: The Collector (you can watch it here)
Someone You Thought You Knew: Killer Collection

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 1289514
Offender Name Mark E Porter
Race White
Sex Male
Date of Birth 11/13/1960
Height/Weight 5’11” / 193
Hair/Eyes Gray/Partially Gray / Blue
Assigned Location South Central Correctional Center
Address 255 West Highway 32, Licking, MO 65542
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 674-4470
Sentence Summary Life (Life, Life CS)
Active Offenses MURDER 2ND DEGREE (2 CTS)
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Mark Edward Porter; Mark Porter; Mark E Porter

The MacDonald Family Massacre – Jeffrey R. MacDonald convicted, sentenced to 3 life sentences to be served consecutively; Is Jeffrey MacDonald innocent?

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Victims
Colette Kathryn Stevenson MacDonald, 26
Kimberly MacDonald, 5
Kristen Jean MacDonald, 2
unborn son

CrimeArchives: The Jeffrey MacDonald Case
Jeffrey MacDonald
Appeal decision infuriates stepfather
Review of reversal asked
Crime Lab Grisly Evidence Of Job
United States v Jeffrey R. MacDonald 1982
Jeffrey MacDonald News
Murderpedia: Jeffrey Robert MacDonald
Wikipedia: Jeffrey R. MacDonald
The Devil and Jeffrey MacDonald
Since 1979, Brian Murtagh has fought to keep convicted murderer Jeffrey MacDonald in prison
Jeffrey MacDonald – The Crime
Jeffrey MacDonald His Injuries and Wounds
Fatal Vision’ Doctor Waits for Ruling on New Trial : MacDonald would be free today if fiber evidence in the 1970 killings had been presented, lawyers say
Parole Examiners Recommend No Parole For Jeffrey MacDonald
Jeffrey MacDonald’s Wife Says He Is ‘At Peace’ As Judge Considers New Evidence
The MacDonald Case
United States of America v Jeffrey R. MacDonald 2008 (motion denied)
Lawyers for Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, Fighting in Court Filing to Overturn 1979 Conviction for Murdering Family, Say Prosecutors Hid Evidence
After 35 years, ‘Fatal Vision’ author, killer meet again
Prosecutors show crime scene photos during MacDonald hearing
MacDonald stories
Home of Triple Murder to Be Demolished

Books
Fatal Justice: Reinvestigating the MacDonald Murders
A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
Fatal Vision
Scales of Justice: The Murders of Colette, Kimberley & Kristen MacDonald
Final Vision: The Last Word on Jeffrey MacDonald
The Night My Husband Killed Me

Movies/Documentaries
Final Vision
48 Hours: Jeffrey MacDonald: Time for Truth
American Justice: The Green Beret Murder Mystery
Inside Story: False Witness
Fatal Vision
People Magazine Investigates: Jeffrey MacDonald: The Accused

INMATE INFORMATION

jeffrey-macdonald

JEFFREY R MACDONALD
Register Number: 00131-177
Age: 73
Race: White
Sex: Male
Located at: Cumberland FCI
Release Date: LIFE

Dr. Samuel Sheppard – Did he or did he not kill his wife, Marilyn Reese Sheppard? Was he trial fair or biased?

Marilyn Sheppard2
Sam and Marilyn

Chronology of a Murder
Dr. Sam Sheppard – Guilty or Innocent
Sam Sheppard murder trial items at CSU law school
Dr Sam Sheppard Trials
DNA Test Absolves Sam Sheppard of Murder, Lawyer Says
Woman says Eberling confessed to murdering Marilyn Sheppard
Inmate claims murderer says he killed Sam Sheppard’s wife
Cabbie Says He Killed Mrs. Marilyn Sheppard
‘Fugitive’ to be buried near wife
Sheppard murder trial still not over after 45 years
Key events in the Sam Sheppard case
Sam Sheppard’s body to be exhumed in effort to clear name
Sam Sheppard to be exhumed
Marilyn Sheppard’s body to be exhumed
Tests disclose Marilyn Sheppard didn’t bite attacker
Attorneys clash over coroner’s report in Sam Sheppard case

Possible murder weapon in Sam Sheppard case found
bio: Sam Sheppard
Wikipedia: Sam Sheppard
Still Unsolved
Curiosity seekers must move on; Sheppard murder house demolished
Speaking up for Marilyn in the 60-year-old Sam Sheppard murder case: Brent Larkin

Books
Dr. Sam Sheppard on Trial: The Prosecutors and the Marilyn Sheppard Murder
Mockery of Justice: The True Story of the Sam Sheppard Murder Case
The Sheppard murder case
The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case
The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case (Ohio)

Movies/Documentaries
Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case
NOVA: The Killer’s Trail – The Story of Dr. Sam Sheppard
A Crime To Remember: The Wrong Man
The Fugitive (movie)
The Fugitive (TV series)

Deadly Wives: Pamela Ballin beat her husband, Derrick “Ricky” Ballin, to death; Sentenced to life in prison

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Ricky Ballin
Ricky Ballin

Derrick Paul Ballin
Wife killed husband, faked home invasion, detective says
Derrick Ballin’s Family Waits for Justice
Woman walks free after killing husband; Family outraged
DeKalb County judge orders deputies to arrest Pamela Ballin
DeKalb County judge lets convicted killer walk
Convicted murderer sentenced to life after initially being released by judge
Judge sentences DeKalb woman to life in murder of husband
DeKalb Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Movies/Documentaries
Snapped: Pamela Ballin

INMATE INFORMATION

PamelaBallin prison mug

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
YOB: 1961
RACE: BLACK
GENDER: FEMALE
HEIGHT: 5’02”
WEIGHT: 141
EYE COLOR: BROWN
HAIR COLOR: BLACK
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS
MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: PULASKI STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE
ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING

CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES

A.K.A. BALLIN,PAMELA LEIETA
A.K.A. BALLIN,PAMELA LELIETH

STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES
CASE NO: 792662
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: DEKALB COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 12/29/2009
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE
STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY
INCARCERATION BEGIN 07/28/2014
INCARCERATION END ACTIVE

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