Monsters Among Us: Steven Carlson stabbed Tina Faelz 44 times; Convicted, sentenced to 26 years to life in prison

Tina Faelz
Tina Faelz

Pleasanton classmate arrested in ’84 fatal stabbing
Tina Faelz killing defendant sent to adult court
Suspect in ’84 slaying appears in juvenile court
Trial ordered in Pleasanton cold case
Guilty Verdict in 1984 Murder of 14-year-old
Pleasanton: Man found guilty of murdering 14-year-old classmate in 1984
Steven Carlson Convicted of First-Degree Murder of Tina Faelz
High school drop-out sentenced in 1984 killing of 14-year-old Pleasanton classmate
Man gets 26 years to life for killing Pleasanton girl in 1984
Facebook: Remembering Tina Faelz

Murder in Pleasanton [being released on 9/21/2015]

On the Case with Paula Zahn: Shortcut to Murder


Steven John Carlson

CDCR#: AV8362
Age: 47
Admission Date: 02/10/2015
Current Location: Lancaster
44750 60th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93536-7620
(661) 729-2000

Psycho For Love: Kassim Alhimidi killed his wife, Shaima Alawadi; Sentenced to 26 years to life in prison*


Shaima Alawadi
Shaima Alawadi

Opening statements in trial of El Cajon man accused of fatally beating wife
Iraqi man wails at start of his murder trial
Daughter testifies at dad’s murder hearing
No Blood Evidence in Shaima Alawadi Murder: Defense
Closing arguments in trial of man accused of fatally beating wife
Kassim Alhimidi found guilty in beating death of wife Shaima Alawadi
Guilty Verdict Reached in Kassim AlHimidi Murder Trial, Screams Erupt in Courtroom
Iraqi immigrant gets 26 years-to-life for killing wife in Calif.
Courtroom outbursts after man found guilty in wife’s murder
Wikipedia: Murder of Shaima Alawadi

Deadline: Crime With Tamron Hall: Domestic Terror


Kassim Alhimidi

CDCR#: AT9726
Age: 51
Admission Date: 07/10/2014
Current Location: Mule Creek
4001 Highway 104
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 274-4911

Deadly Wives: Susan Polk stabbed her husband, Dr. Frank “Felix” Polk, to death; Sentenced to 16 years to life in prison


Felix Polk

Mother Vs. Son In Murder Trial
Wife of slain therapist says he abused her
Susan Polk Begins Defense
Susan Polk Found Guilty
Orinda woman, sentenced to 16 years to life for murder of husband, will appeal
Why did Susan Polk kill her husband?
Cosby exclusive: Rita 1-on-1 with Susan Polk
Therapist’s Wife, Susan Polk, Files Appeal In Murder Conviction
Susan Polk’s murder conviction upheld
State of California vs. Susan Polk
Murderpedia: Susan Mae Polk
Wikipedia: Susan Polk

Seduced by Madness Intl: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case
Final Analysis

Blood Relatives: At the Stroke of Madness
Susan Polk case: murder or self-defense


Susan Polk

CDCR#: X23159
Age: 57
Admission Date: 02/27/2007
Current Location: Women’s Institution
16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880
(909) 597-1771

Arthur Boga murder 3/27/1986 Ontario, CA *Rose Ann Parker-Sterling convicted, sentenced to 25 years to life in prison; Given a pardon due to Battered Women Syndrome*

remembering the victims

The Defense for Women Who Kill Their Batterer: Rose Parkers
3 Arrested in Slaying of Woodland Hills Man
Gov. Davis OKs First Parole of Convicted Killer
Schwarzenegger gives woman new chance at life
Schwarzenegger Issues Pardon, Clemency to Inland Women

Beat Up, Beat Down and STILL STANDING the Rose Parker Story

Over My Dead Body: Facing Down Terror

Rose Parker-Sterling
Rose Parker-Sterling

Robert Hollis murder 618/2015 Inglewood, CA *Found in his apartment dead and decapitated*

Robert Hollis
Robert Hollis

Blind Man Found Decapitated in Inglewood Apartment: Coroner’s Official
Inglewood man found decapitated inside apartment
Man’s body found decapitated in Inglewood apartment
Elderly Calif. man found decapitated at home, cousin says
Blind Senior Found Decapitated in Inglewood: Neighbors

Psycho For Love: Donnell Clyde “Spade” Cooley beat and stomped to death his wife, Ella Mae Evans


Ella Mae Evans
Ella Mae Evans

Find-A-Grave: Ella Mae Evans Cooley
Ex-Western Bandleader Arrested in Wife’s Death
Bandleader Charged In Wife’s Death
Spade Cooley convicted in wife’s murder
People v Cooley 1962 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Heart Attack Is Fatal For ‘Spade’ Cooley
Murderpedia: Donnell Clyde Cooley
Spade Cooley held in wife’s death
Wikipedia: Spade Cooley
Biography: Spade Cooley
Find-A-Grave: Spade Cooley

L.A. Despair: A Landscape of Crimes & Bad Times

Tabloid: Fame and Misfortune

Donnell Spade Cooley
Donnell ‘Spade’ Cooley

Wrongfully Convicted: Susan Mellon was convicted of killing Richard James Daly, mostly on the word of June Patti, who lacked all credibility

remembering the victims

National Registry of Exonerations: Susan Mellon
Innocence Matters: Susan Mellen (several videos and a timeline)
Petition for writ of habeas corpus 2014
Witness’ dubious history puts a 16-year-old murder conviction in doubt
The June Patti brief
Judge Releases Woman He Believes Is Innocent 17 Years After Her Murder Conviction
Calif. woman exonerated in murder case after 17 years

June Patti
June Patti

Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall: Murder in the Mellen Patch

Susan Mellen

Susan Mellen – wrongfully convicted, released 2014
Chad “Ghost” Landrum – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Santo Alvarez – never charged


Chad Landrum

CDCR#: J53474
Age: 41
Current Location: Sacramento
California State Prison-Sacramento
100 Prison Road
Represa, CA 95671
(916) 985-8610


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