Suspected Brooklyn Woodson House Serial Killer: Kevin Gavin charged with killing at least 3 elderly women, possibly more victims

Victims
Myrtle McKinney, 82 [11/9/2015]
Jacolia “Jackie” James, 83 [4/30/2019]
Juanita Caballero, 78 [1/15/2021]

Undertaker’s Discovery Turns a Brooklyn Death Into a Murder Case
Elderly woman found battered, killed inside Brooklyn apartment
NYPD: Kevin Gavin Killed 3 Women At Carter G. Woodson Houses, A Home For Seniors In Brooklyn
‘Unspeakable acts of violence’: ‘Serial killer’ handyman busted for slays of three elderly women in his Brooklyn NYCHA building
NYPD: Serial killer targeted elderly women in his NYCHA building
Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at NYCHA senior complex in Brooklyn
New York City police arrest man suspected of killing 3 elderly women in same building
Serial Killer Suspect Kevin Gavin Allegedly Confesses, Faces Judge Following Arrest For Murders At Brooklyn NYCHA Building
N.Y. Man Arrested After Allegedly Killing 3 Women, Ages 78, 82 and 83, at Home for Seniors in Brooklyn
NYPD arrests suspect in serial killings of elderly Brooklyn women
‘Worst Cooks In America’ Winner And Husband Arrested In Death of Adopted Daughter
NYPD arrests suspect in serial killings of elderly women
Family mourns victim of alleged Brooklyn handyman serial killer
NYC serial killer handyman staged car crash in 2019 insurance scam: lawsuit
Neighbor of Brooklyn ‘serial killer’ victim calls allegations ‘hard to believe’
Accused Serial Killer Allegedly Murdered 3 N.Y.C. Neighbors: ‘Beloved Mothers, Grandmothers’
gofundme: Juanita (Jenny) Caballero

INMATE INFORMATION

Parents Gone Wild! Shaquan Taylor beat to death his 16-month-old daughter, Nylah Lewis, on Father’s Day; Sentenced to 25 years to life in prison


Nylah Lewis

Brooklyn teen who didn’t want to be a dad nearly beats 16-month-old daughter to death
Dad accused of severely beating infant daughter — on Father’s Day
Dad beat 16-month-old nearly to death because mother ‘disrespected him’ by not getting abortion
Grandmother says 16-month-old girl beaten into coma by her father is brain dead
Toddler beaten on Father’s Day dies in the hospital
Baby in Coma for 5 Days Dies in Brooklyn; Father Remains Jailed
Baby assaulted on Father’s Day dies from her injuries
Mother emotionally recalls daughter’s death last Father’s Day
Dad convicted of beating baby daughter to death
Coney Island man convicted of murder for beating 16-month-old daughter to death
Dad who beat baby daughter to death gets 25 to life
Brooklyn dad gets 25 years to life for fatal Father’s Day beating of toddler daughter

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 11/30/18
DIN (Department Identification Number) 18A4388
Inmate Name TAYLOR, SHAQUAN
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 06/20/1998
Race / Ethnicity
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility DOWNSTATE
Date Received (Original) 11/19/2018
Date Received (Current) 11/19/2018
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment KINGS
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction

Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Crime ASSAULT 2ND
Class D

Crime CRIM CONTEMPT 1ST
Class E

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 11/30/18
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0024 Years, 03 Months, 10 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 09/25/2041
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 05/2041
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 09/25/2041
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Murder In The Family: Barry James charged with the murder of his grandmother, Joyce Spears, whose body was wrapped in a sheet and left in the street

Woman wrapped in a bedsheet found dead on the ground in Crown Heights
Grandson Arrested After Woman Found Bludgeoned, Wrapped in Sheet Outside Brooklyn Home: NYPD
Man thought grandma was possessed, beat her to death with dumbbell: cops
Grandson arrested in death of woman found wrapped in sheet outside Crown Heights home
Man Arrested After Grandmother Found Dead Outside in Bloody Sheet: Sources
Police: NYC man killed grandma, left her body on street
Police: Brooklyn man killed grandmother with dumbbell, thought she was possessed
Brooklyn woman, 70, found dead wrapped in blankets and carpet near trash, grandson charged with murder


Barry James

Edna Pierre-Jacques murder 2/27/2017 East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY *Neighbor, Tamisha Harper, charged with her murder*

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Edna Pierre-Jacques

78-year-old woman beaten to death with hammer inside Brooklyn home
Edna Pierre-Jacques, NYC grandmother, found beaten, strangled in home
78-Year-Old Grandmother Strangled in Her Home, Officials Say
Medical Examiner: 78-year-old East Flatbush woman’s death ruled a homicide
Cops think elderly woman was fatally beaten with hammer
Neighbor charged in brutal murder of elderly woman
Neighbor arrested in strangulation death of woman, 78, found in East Flatbush apartment
Neighbor charged in elderly woman’s strangulation death in Brooklyn
Neighbor Arrested in Strangling Death of 78-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman: Police
Brooklyn woman arrested in 78-year-old friend’s strangulation

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Troy Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY

INMATE INFORMATION

HARPER, TASHA
NYSID: 13822916N
Year of Birth: 1973
Sex: Female
Race: Black
Height: 5 ft 7 inches
Weight: 183 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Nativity: New York

Booking Information Incarceration 03-MAR-2017
Book & Case Number: 1411701830
Current Housing Facility: RMSC (Rose M. Singer Center)
Arrest Date: 01-MAR-2017
Arrest Number: K17614839H
Next Court Date: 07-MAR-2017
Bail Status: remanded

Charge Information
Docket: 2017KN012907
Indictment: 00000 0000
Court Part: AP1F
Court Name: Brooklyn Supr. Ct.
Charge: 125.25 FA (MURDER A Felony)

CASE INFORMATION
Court Kings Criminal Court
Case # 2017KN012907
Defendant Harper, Tamisha L

Defendant
Name:Harper, Tamisha L
Birth Year:1973
NYSID:13822916N

Incident and Arrest
Incident
Date:February 27, 2017
CJTN:68045404P
Arrest
Date & Time:March 1, 2017 22:35
Arrest #:K17614839
Officer
Agency:NYPD
Command:67

Attorney Information
Defense Attorney
Name:
Type:18B (Assigned)
Court Date:March 2, 2017
Court Part:APAR3

Assistant District Attorney
Name:
Assigned:March 2, 2017

Next Appearance
Date:March 7, 2017
Court:Kings Criminal Court
Part:AP1F

Parents Gone Wild! Zarah Coombs charged with killing he 4-year-old son, Zamair after he dropped an egg

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Zamair Coombs

Police Charge Mother With Murder In Death Of 4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy
Bruised Body of 4-Year-Old Boy Found in Submerged Storage Bin in Brooklyn Basement: Police
Mom charged after 4-year-old boy found dead in makeshift bathtub in Brownsville, Brooklyn
Brooklyn day care worker beats her 4-year-old son to death with stick for dropping egg on floor
Mother charged in death of Brooklyn boy
Mom tells cops she beat toddler son to death with broomstick
Parents shocked Brooklyn day care worker they left their kids with killed her 4-year-old son
Brooklyn mother charged with murder after 4-year-old’s death ruled a homicide

INMATE INFORMATION

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Sharon Whigham murder 5/18/2016 Brooklyn, NY *Victim found sitting on a bench with her throat cut; No suspects in custody yet, but boyfriend being sought*

Sharon Whigham
Sharon Whigham

Family mourns Red Hook slashing victim
Woman Found Dead With Throat Slashed on NYC Bench
Woman Is Found With Slashed Throat in Brooklyn
Mother of seven found dead with throat slashed on Brooklyn bench, cops question married boyfriend
Police discover 51-year-old woman’s body on park bench with slash across throat in Red Hook
Woman with throat slashed found upright on bench
Woman with slashed throat found dead, sitting on Brooklyn bench: NYPD

Parents Gone Wild! Kelsey Smith charged with the beating death of his stepdaughter, Jeida Torres, and the beating of her brother, Andrew Torres

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Jeida Torres
Jeida Torres

Medical Examiner Rules Brooklyn Toddler’s Death A Homicide
Man Charged following Beating Death Of 3-Year-Old Jeida Torres In Brooklyn
Brooklyn girl, 3, beaten to death by mother’s 20-year-old boyfriend after going to bathroom in her pants: police
Stepfather charged in beating death of 3-year-old in Brooklyn apartment
Man Charged following Beating Death Of 3-Year-Old Jeida Torres In Brooklyn
Stepfather charged with second-degree murder in beating death 3-year-old girl
3-Year-Old Girl Beaten to Death by Her Stepdad, Police Say
Suspect in Brooklyn girl’s beating death had prior arrests
Suspect in girl’s beating death at Brooklyn homeless shelter had 15 prior arrests

Kelsey Smith
Kelsey Smith

Amy Watkins murder 3/8/1999 Brooklyn, NY *David Jamison and Felix Rodriguez convicted of her murder, sentenced to prison*

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Amy Watkins

Woman’s Arrest Led to Brother as Suspect in ’99 Murder
Cops crack ’99 mystery slaying
Two Men Arraigned on Murder Charges in Amy Watkins Stabbing
Suspect indicted in student’s death
Student’s Father Tells Jury of Identifying Her Body
Confession in Brooklyn Stabbing Is Ruled Admissable as Evidence
Man Convicted in ’99 Murder Of Social Worker From Kansas
Thug found guilty of murdering Amy
New York: Brooklyn: 2nd Trial In Watkins Death
Man Convicted In Amy Watkins Murder Gets 25 Years To Life
Man sentenced to 25 years for killing woman
Second Defendant Is Convicted in 1999 Murder of Social Worker
Parents of murder convict, victim find friendship
Wikipedia: Amy Watkins
Brutal Amy Watkins Murder Still Reverberates Today
A Murder’s Shadow Only Grows As the Years Pass

Movies/Documentaries
Dead On Arrival: Not in Kansas Anymore

Defendants
David Jamison – convicted, sentenced to 25 years to life in prison
Felix Rodriguez – convicted, sentenced to 15 years to life in prison
Pierre Antoine – deported to Haiti

INMATE INFORMATION

David Jamison

Identifying and Location Information
As of 09/17/14
DIN (Department Identification Number) 01A3651
Inmate Name JAMISON, DAVID
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 01/14/1973
Race / Ethnicity BLACK
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility SING SING
Date Received (Original) 06/28/2001
Date Received (Current) 06/28/2001
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment KINGS
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Crime ROBBERY 1ST
Class B

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 09/17/14
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0025 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 07/27/2025
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 03/2025
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 07/27/2025
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

INMATE INFORMATION

Felix Rodriguez

Identifying and Location Information
As of 09/17/14
DIN (Department Identification Number) 01A4441
Inmate Name RODRIGUEZ, FELIX
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 04/08/1980
Race / Ethnicity WHITE/HISPANIC
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility WOODBOURNE
Date Received (Original) 08/09/2001
Date Received (Current) 08/09/2001
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment KINGS
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

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 09/17/14
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0015 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 07/30/2015
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 03/2015
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 07/30/2015
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: John Katehis stabbed George Weber to death in Brooklyn, NY; He was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison

George Weber
George Weber

Teen arrested in George Weber’s murder
‘Violent sex’ ad led to murder of WABC newsman George Weber, confesses teen: Cops
Trial of man who killed WABC radio man George Weber opens
Mistrial in Former WABC Newsman George Weber Murder Trial
Brooklyn teen John Katehis gets 25 years to life in prison for murder of ABC reporter George Weber
Family Of Murdered ABC Radio Reporter George Weber Forgives Killer
Murderpedia: John Katehis
The Illicit List: Crime and Craigslist
Wikipedia: George Weber (radio personality)
Wikipedia: John Katehis

Movies/Documentaries
Facing Evil: A Craigslist Killer
Web of Lies: Casual Encounters

INMATE INFORMATION

JohnKatehis

Identifying and Location Information
As of 01/29/14
DIN (Department Identification Number) 12A0161
Inmate Name KATEHIS, JOHN
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 06/26/1992
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility CLINTON
Date Received (Original) 01/12/2012
Date Received (Current) 01/12/2012
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment KINGS
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
If all 4 crime fields contain data, there may be additional crimes not shown here. In this case, the crimes shown here are those with the longest sentences.
As of 01/29/14
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

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 01/29/14
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0025 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 03/18/2034
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 11/2033
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 03/18/2034
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision

Murder In The Family: Ming Don Chen charged with the murders of his cousin’s children and their mother

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Zhuo Family home

Victims
Qiao Zhen Li, 37
Linda Zhuo, 9
Amy Zhuo, 7
Kevin Zhuo, 5
William Zhuo, 1

Brooklyn stabbing: Cousin Ming Don Chen admits killing mom, 4 kids
Killer butchers woman and her 4 kids
Mingdong Chen admitted fatally stabbing Brooklyn mom, 4 kids, NYPD says
Jealous butcher killed mom, 4 kids because they had ‘too much’
Cousin fatally stabs mother, 4 children in Brooklyn home, police say
Cousin Ming Don Chen charged after Qiao Zhen Li and her four children are stabbed to death in Sunset Park
Mom, 4 kids dead in Brooklyn stabbing

Ming Don Chen arrest

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