Murder In The Family: Bonnie Harkey “The Pecan Queen” and her caretaker, Karen Johnson, were murdered for her money; Her stepson, Bruce Harkey, and several others were convicted of her murder

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Bonnie Harkey and Karen Johnson
Bonnie Harkey and Karen Johnson

Find-A-Grave: Bonnie Katherine Sawyer Harkey
Bruce Harkey on Trial for Capital Murder
Woman Kidnapped, Buried Alive, Was Victim Of Murder- For-Hire-Plot
Co-conspirators are sentenced in San Saba County double-murder
A Tree Is Known By Its Fruit
The death of the ‘Pecan Queen’
Bonnie Harkey, Texas Pecan Queen, Killed By Grandson
Man gets life in prison in ‘Pecan Queen’s’ death
‘Pecan Queen’s’ grandson gets life in prison for her death

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: Queen of the County
Blood Relatives: No Bones About It

Defendants
Bruce Harkey – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Carl Pressley – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Lillian King – convicted, sentenced to 45 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

bruce-harkey

SID Number: 04505208
TDCJ Number: 01924278
Name: HARKEY,BRUCE WAYNE
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1952-04-09
Maximum Sentence Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Current Facility: POLUNSKY
Projected Release Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Parole Eligibility Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
BruceHarkey

INMATE INFORMATION

Carl-Wade-Pressley

Offender Name: CARL J PRESLEY
Offender ID:234929
Date of Birth:01/25/1978
Age: 37
Race: African American
Gender: Male

Custody Status: In Custody
Location of Offender:BOWIE COUNTY JAIL

INMATE INFORMATION

Lillian King

SID Number: 50031973
TDCJ Number: 01925495
Name: KING, LILLIAN ANNETTE
Race: W Gender: F
DOB: 1986-10-11
Maximum Sentence Date: 2057-03-26
Current Facility: HILLTOP
Projected Release Date: 2057-03-26
Parole Eligibility Date: 2034-09-25

LillianKing

Psycho For Love: Jerome Burton killed his wife, Deborah; Sentenced to LWOP

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Husband charged with murder after wife found dead in fire, police say
Prosecutor grills victim’s daughter about testimony at Irvington man’s capital murder trial
‘He horribly, horribly murdered her,’ prosecutor tells jury in Irvington capital murder trial
Mobile County prosecutor reports new evidence that could help defendant in murder-arson case
Mobile court digest: Testimony ends in murder trial; terrorism charges stand; lawsuit reinstated
Irvington man’s mother-in-law, daughter testify on his behalf at capital murder trial
Irvington man found guilty of murdering wife; judge sentences him to life
Mobile court digest: Capital murder conviction; stinky water case heads to jury

Movies/Documentaries
Blood Relatives: No Rest For The Wicked

INMATE INFORMATION

JeromeBurton prison mug

AIS: 00288688
Inmate Name: BURTON, JEROME ALFRED
Race: W
Sex: M
Birth Year: 1952
Institution: HOLMAN PRISON
Code: LW

News Archive: Texas Prosecutor Murders

Mark Hasse and Mike & Cynthia McLelland

Victims
Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse
Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland
Cynthia McLelland

Texas Prosecutor Murders: Eric and Kim Lene Williams charged with the three murders
Update: Texas Prosecutor Murders: Eric Williams convicted of the capital murder Cynthia McLelland

Movies/Documentaries
Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall: Deadly Grudge
Snapped: Killer Couples: Eric Williams and Kim Williams

INMATE INFORMATION

Eric Williams

SID Number: 08840896
TDCJ Number: 00999598
Name: WILLIAMS,ERIC LYLE
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1967-04-07
Maximum Sentence Date: DEATH ROW
Current Facility: POLUNSKY
Projected Release Date: DEATH ROW
Parole Eligibility Date: DEATH ROW

Offense History:
Offense Date: 2013-03-30
Offense: CAPITAL MURDER(DEATH)
Sentence Date: 2014-12-17
County: KAUFMAN
Case No.: 32021-422
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 8888-88-88

INMATE INFORMATION

Kim Williams

SID Number: 50271711
TDCJ Number: 01968837
Name: WILLIAMS,KIM LENE
Race: W
Gender: F
DOB: 1966-07-07
Maximum Sentence Date: 2053-04-17
Current Facility: MURRAY
Projected Release Date: 2053-04-17
Parole Eligibility Date: 2033-04-17

Next Parole Review Date
04/17/2033

Offense History:
Offense Date: 2013-01-31
Offense: MURDER
Sentence Date: 2014-12-30
County: KAUFMAN
Case No.: 32026-422
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 40-00-00

Update: Texas Prosecutor Murders: Eric Williams convicted of the capital murder Cynthia McLelland

Mark Hasse and Mike & Cynthia McLelland

Victims
Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse
Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland
Cynthia McLelland

News Archive: Texas Prosecutor Murders
Eric Williams to face death penalty in Kaufman Co. murder case
Wife of Jailed Former Kaufman County JP Confessed to Involvement in DA Murders, Implicated Husband
Kim Williams testifies against Eric Williams
Wife of Kaufman DA killer pleads guilty in exchange for 40-year prison sentence
Explosive testimony from convicted killer’s wife
Kaufman killer Eric Williams was happy after murders, planned to kill more wife testifies
Death penalty for Eric Williams; judge compares killer to cult figure Charles Manson
Eric Williams’ Sister Speaks out About Kim Williams’ Murder Sentence
Wikipedia: Kaufman County murders

Movies/Documentaries
Snapped: Killer Couples: Eric Williams and Kim Williams

INMATE INFORMATION

Eric Williams

SID Number: 08840896
TDCJ Number: 00999598
Name: WILLIAMS,ERIC LYLE
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1967-04-07
Maximum Sentence Date: DEATH ROW
Current Facility: POLUNSKY
Projected Release Date: DEATH ROW
Parole Eligibility Date: DEATH ROW

Offense History:
Offense Date: 2013-03-30
Offense: CAPITAL MURDER(DEATH)
Sentence Date: 2014-12-17
County: KAUFMAN
Case No.: 32021-422
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 8888-88-88

INMATE INFORMATION

Kim Williams

SID Number: 50271711
TDCJ Number: 01968837
Name: WILLIAMS,KIM LENE
Race: W
Gender: F
DOB: 1966-07-07
Maximum Sentence Date: 2053-04-17
Current Facility: MURRAY
Projected Release Date: 2053-04-17
Parole Eligibility Date: 2033-04-17

Next Parole Review Date
04/17/2033

Offense History:
Offense Date: 2013-01-31
Offense: MURDER
Sentence Date: 2014-12-30
County: KAUFMAN
Case No.: 32026-422
Sentence (YY-MM-DD): 40-00-00

Monsters Among Us: John Pinder killed 2 former employees; Sentenced to 2 terms of life in prison to be served consecutively

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Victims
June Flood
Rex Tanner

Area woman surrenders to Utah police
Murder charges filed in Duchesne double slaying
Pinder’s ranch murder case goes to jury
Woman who gave Pinder a gun sentenced
State of Utah v Barbara DeHart 2001 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Utah v John R Pinder 2005 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Convicted killer John Pinder wants a new trial
Pinder sentenced for murders
Sheriff: Utah man convicted of ’98 double murder may have more victims
Sheriff: Utah killer John Pinder may have more than 2 victims
Man who killed then blew up 2 people asks for new hearing

Movies/Documentaries
Tabloid: Law and Disorder
City Confidential: Duchesne, UT: Blown Away

Defendants
Filomeno Valenchia Ruiz – pled guilty, sentenced to 5-years-to-life in prison, paroled 10/28/2008
John Pinder – convicted, sentenced to 2 terms of life in prison to be served consecutively, first parole hearing will be 11/2028
Barbara DeHart – obstruction of justice, convicted, sentenced to 1 year in county jail, 36 months probation

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 47631
Offender Name: JOHN ROBERT PINDER
DOB: Sun, 10 Nov 1957
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches
Weight: 175
Sex: M
Location: UTAH STATE PRISON
Housing Facility: UINTA
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
JOHN ROBERT PINDER
JOHN R. PINDER

Parents Gone Wild! Jasmine Bridgeman and her boyfriend, Joshua Schoenenberger, charged with the child abuse homicide of her 2-year-old son, James Sieger Jr

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James Sieger
James Sieger Jr

Layton mother, boyfriend arrested for suspected child abuse
Layton couple arrested, suspected of abusing 2-year-old child
2-year-old in critical condition; mother and boyfriend arrested
2-year-old Layton boy dies in disturbing abuse case
Layton mom, boyfriend face homicide charges after toddler dies
Police: Layton toddler dies after beating over potty training
Toddler dies after suffering abuse during potty training, court documents state
Mother and boyfriend could be facing child abuse homicide charges
2-year-old child dies; couple suspected of abuse
Father mourns son, beaten to death by toddler’s mom and her boyfriend
Layton man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old boy
Layton man charged with murdering toddler ordered held without bail

Defendants
Joshua Schoenenberger – charged with aggravated murder, child abuse intentionally inflicting serious injury
Jasmine Bridgeman – charged with obstruction of justice

Schoenenberger and Bridgeman
Joshua Scott Schoenenberger
Jasmine Brideman

Parents Gone Wild! Mauricio Alejandro Torres and Cathy Lynn Torres charged with the murder of their 6-year-old son, Maurice Isaiah Torres

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Maurice Isaiah Torres
Maurice Isaiah Torres

Local Nonprofit Remembers Murdered Bella Vista Boy
Probable Cause Affidavit
Bella Vista Boy’s Death Caused By Rape And Chronic Child Abuse, Prosecutor Says
Update: Couple Faces Murder, Rape & Battery Charges In Death of 6-Year-Old Son
Police: Bella Vista couple charged in death of 6-year-old
Isaiah Torres’ Chronic Child Abuse Went Unnoticed
DHS: Cuts, Bruises, Welts Claim Unsubstantiated Prior To Bella Vista Boy’s Killing
Parents of slain Bella Vista child had parental rights terminated on multiple other children in 2005
Family of murdered Bella Vista child had been investigated by DHS twice in 2014, twice more in early 2000s
AR – Maurice Isaiah Torres, 6, Raped To Death — Parents Charged

Mauricio and Cathy Torres
Mauricio and Cathy Torres

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