Serial Murders: Gypsy Hill killings and The San Mateo Slasher – Rodney Halbower

Victims
Veronica “Ronnie” Cascio, 18 [1/8/1976 San Mateo County, CA]
Tatiana Marie “Tanya” Blackwell, 14 [6/6/1976 [Pacific, CA]
Paula Louise Baxter, 17 [2/4/1976 Millbrae, CA]
Carol Lee Booth, 26 [3/15/1976 Colma, CA]
Denise Lampe, 19 [4/1/1976 Daly City, CA]
Michelle Mitchell,

Find-A-Grave: Veronica Ann “Ronnie” Cascio
Find-A-Grave: Tatiana Marie “Tanya” Blackwell
Find-A-Grave: Paula Louise Baxter
Find-A-Grave: Carol Lee “Beedy” Chapin Booth
Find-A-Grave: Denise Lynn Lampe
Wikipedia: Gypsy Hill killings
FBI links Peninsula cold case murders to Reno killing in 1976
Suspect, 71, charged in ‘Gypsy Hill’ cold-case killing of Denise Lampe
Alleged Gypsy Hill Killer gets two life sentences in raucous hearing
Man Convicted In ‘Gypsy Hill’ Killings Sentenced To Life In Prison
‘Gypsy Hill Killer’ convicted of murdering, raping two teens in 1976
Wikipedia: Gypsy Hill killings
Wikipedia: Rodney Halbower
Where Is Rodney Halbower Now?
10 Disturbing Facts Of The Gypsy Hill Murders

Podcasts
Rodney Halbower: The Gypsy Hill Killer

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Crime and Injustice

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Oregon

1977 Seaside Cottage murders: Harold Arnold Bicknell killed his grandmother, aunt, and 2 cousins after become angry that he had gotten a 14-year-old girl pregnant; Sentenced to life in prison

Victims
Josephine G. Smith, 66
Suzanne ‘Susan’ Harris, 27
Loreen Rene Ferguson, 15
Rachel Harris, 6
Rayleen Ferguson (survived)

Find-A-Grave: Josephine G. Smith
Find-A-Grave: Suzanne Harris
Find-A-Grave: Loreen Rene Ferguson
Find-A-Grave: Rachel Harris
Police hunt murder suspect
Police puzzled by knife slaying of four
Dropout jailed in knife deaths
Girlfriend found guilty of slaying
Board of Parole grants release to inmate who slaughtered 4 members of his family in 1977
Board OK’s parole for man who killed his grandmother, cousins, aunt in Seaside
Convicted Killer Harold Bicknell’s Parole Rescinded; Killed Grandmother, Cousins, Aunt In 1977 Seaside Mass Slaying
Murder in the Seaside cottage (very good article)
The Seaside Murders: 4 Females from 3 Generations in 1 Family, 1977 (great historical crime site)

Defendants
Harold Arnold Bicknell – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Terri Marie Milligan – convicted in juvenile court of murder,
Karen Kirby – convicted in juvenile court of accessory,

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name BICKNELL, HAROLD ARNOLD
CDCR Number B94325
Age 64
Admission Date 06/20/1978
Current Location California Correctional Institution
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 10/1983
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Monsters Among Us: Trent William Millsap stabbed former NASCAR driver Bobby East to death at a 76 Gas Station in Westminster, CA; Shot to death by police during the service of a warrant


Bobby East

Bobby East (1984–2022), former NASCAR driver
Homicide at Gas Station
Bobby East, 3-time USAC National Champion, passes away at 37
Former NASCAR Driver Stabbed to Death at Gas Station Before Police Killed the Suspect: Authorities
Former NASCAR driver, USAC champion Bobby East dies after being stabbed at L.A. gas station
Former NASCAR driver Bobby East killed in stabbing at California gas station, officials say
Bobby East, the Andrew Luck of racing, grew up in Gasoline Alley and is gone too soon.
NASCAR Star Bobby East Killed in Stabbing at 37
Man who allegedly fatally stabbed professional race car driver was killed in a police shooting, authorities say
Former NASCAR Driver Bobby East Dead at 37 After Fatal Stabbing: ‘One Heck of a Wheelman’
Wikipedia: Bobby East


Trent William Millsap

Cold Case: Robert Lanoue charged with the murder of 5-year-old Anne Sang Thi Pham who disappeared on her way to school in 1982


Anne Sang Thi Pham

Authorities Reopen ‘Most Disturbing Cold Case’ Of 5-Year-Old Found Dead At US Army Base
Calif. Police Reopen Cold Case of Kindergartner Abducted During Walk to School, Later Found Dead on Army Base
Seaside Police Department reopens 40-year-old cold case
California police reopen murder of 5-year-old girl who vanished on way to school in 1982
Authorities Say They Solved 5-Year-Old Girl’s 1982 Kidnapping and Murder
CA- Ann-Sang Thi Pham, 5, Abducted/strangled on way to school, Seaside, 21 Jan 1982 *New Initiative*

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Psycho For Love: Marvin Francell Williams charged with the murder of his girlfriend Nadia Campbell and Ajani Patridge

Victims
Nadia Campbell, 35
Ajani Tor Partidge, 40

Two Shot to Death in Hollywood – NR22170ah
Domestic incident suspected in fatal double shooting in Hollywood; gunman sought
Boyfriend identified as shooter in Hollywood double murder
Armed and dangerous’ suspect ID’d in fatal Hollywood double shooting
LAPD ID’s Man Wanted In Hollywood Double Murder With Victim’s Children Nearby
Hollywood double homicide suspect arrested in Hesperia: LAPD
Boyfriend wanted for double murder in LA is arrested by San Bernardino County Fugitive Task Force
Marvin Francell Williams, suspect wanted in connection with Hollywood double shooting arrested
Boyfriend arrested in double murder of girlfriend, another man in Hollywood
Man Arrested for Double Fatal Shooting in Hollywood

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Deadly Husbands: James Newman Hood hired Bruce Beauchamp to kill his wife, Bonnie then he killed Beauchamp; Sentenced to 25 years to life in prison


Bonnie Hood

Find-A-Grave: Bonnie Jean Marr Hood
Newport Beach Developer Gets 29-to-Life Term : Courts: In second trial, prosecutors convince jury that Jim Hood killed the man he had hired to murder his wife
Bonnie Hood case coming to Court TV
The People of the State of California v James Newman Hood 1997 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Who Shot Bonnie Hood? A California Woman’s Murder Leads To Exposed Secrets And Multiple Trials

Books
Murder in Paradise

Movies/Documentaries
James Patterson’s Murder is Forever: Murder in Paradise
Murdered by Morning: Murder in the Mountains
Power, Privilege & Justice: Mystery in the Mountains


James Hood

Defendants
Bruce Beauchamp – acquitted, but later murdered
James Hood – convicted of killing Bruce Beauchamp, sentenced to 29 years to life in prison; paroled 4/23/2017

Monsters Among Us: Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone were shot and killed by Supervisor Dan White, who invented the “twinkle defense”; Convicted and sentenced to 7.5 years in prison; killed himself when he got out of prison

Victims
Harvey Milk, 48
Mayor George Moscone, 49

Find-A-Grave: Harvey Milk
Find-A-Grave: George Richard Moscone
San Francisco leaders George Moscone and Harvey Milk are murdered
S.F. mayor, supervisor slain
‘All-American’ ex-city official formally charged in S.F. slayings
40 years later: Remembering the assassinations of George Moscone, Harvey Milk
Dan White Trial (1979)
Harvey Milk
The Dan White (Harvey Milk Murder) Trial: A Chronology
Anniversary of Milk, Moscone slayings to be focused on housing affordability
Myth of the ‘Twinkie defense’ / The verdict in the Dan White case wasn’t based on his ingestion of junk food
A Look Back At The Trial For Harvey Milk’s Assassin — And His Light Sentence
Dan White urged to stay away
Wikipedia: Harvey Milk
Wikipedia: Dan White
Wikipedia: Moscone–Milk assassinations
Mythology As History

Podcasts
48: The Times of Harvey Milk

Books
The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

Movies/Documentaries
Milk
Biography: Harvey Milk
The Times of Harvey Milk


Daniel James White

Psycho For Love: Estanislao Prado Gonzalez killed his girlfriend, Luz Maria Mucino and her 2 daughters Edith and Gabriela; Sentenced to 3 terms of LWOP

Victims
Luz Maria Mucino, 36
Edith Mucino, 17

Find-A-Grave: Luz Maria Mucino
Find-A-Grave: Edith Mucino
Find-A-Grave: Gabriela Mucino
Downey detectives used street-level investigative work, luck to solve a triple homicide
Trial set in May slaying
Man pleads guilty to 1994 Downey murders, will locate bodies
Three life terms for man who killed girlfriend, two teens
A Cold Case Murder Brings Bond

Movies/Documentaries
Cold Case Files: Daddy Dearest

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name GONZALEZ, ESTANISLAO PRADO
CDCR Number V43338
Age 67
Admission Date 07/21/2004
Current Location California Institution for Men
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.

Cold Case: Registered sex offender Terry Leroy Bramble was found to be the rapist and killer of 79-year-old Lucille Hultgren in 1988


Lucille Hultgren

Lucille Hultgren obituary
Galt stabbing remains a mystery (part 1)
Stabbing… (part 2)
Police seeking information on 25-year-old homicide
California cops solve 1988 slaying with DNA collected from 79-year-old victim’s fingernails
Deceased suspect identified in 34-year-old Galt cold case, DNA from fingernails helped solve case
DNA helps identify murder suspect in 1988 cold case
DA: DNA From Fingernails Helped Solve 1988 Galt Cold Case Killing
Galt 34-year-old cold case murder solved after DNA match on fingernail scrapings, officials say
DNA In Fingernail Scrapings Lead To Identification Of Suspect In 1988 Cold Case Murder
Fingernail Scrapings Led Investigators to Solve 1988 Cold Case Murder of 79-Year-Old Woman: D.A.
DNA from fingernails helps solve 1988 killing of California woman: “Needle in a haystack”
Stockton man thanks police for solving 1988 cold case of his mother’s murder
Find-A-Grave: Terry Leroy Bramble


Terry Leroy Bramble

Geneva Presbyterian Church Mass Shooting: 1 dead, 5 wounded; suspect, David Chou, in custody

Victims
Dr. John Cheng, 52

CAFP Honors the Life of Family Physician Hero John Cheng, MD
Geneva Presbyterian Church Pastor news release
‘Exceptional Heroism’: Parishioners Hog-Tie Shooter at Orange County Church
This hero doctor charged a gunman at a church service and prevented further bloodshed, officials say
Dr. John Cheng hailed as hero for charging gunman at Laguna Woods church shooting
1 killed, 4 critically wounded in Orange County church attack; congregants ‘hogtied’ shooter
California church shooting victims and suspect are Asian seniors, Sheriff’s Department says
Laguna Woods Church Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Hurt
1 dead, 5 injured, man arrested in shooting at California Asian church reception Congregation members grabbed and hogtied the man, whom Orange County authorities described as being of Asian descent and in his 60s.
1 Killed, 4 Critically Injured in Shooting at Church in Laguna Woods, Calif.
California Churchgoers Stopped Mass Shooter and Hogtied Him with Extension Cord: Deputies
California churchgoers detained gunman in deadly attack
Police: Man accused in Southern California church shooting is from Las Vegas
Laguna Woods Church Shooter Was Chinese Man Angry About ‘Political Tensions Between China and Taiwan’: Sheriff

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