Cold Cases: Robert Honsch killed his wife, Marcia, and then 17-year-old daughter, Elizabeth and left their bodies in different States

Victims
Marcia Honsch, 53 [10/1995 Tolland State Forest Park, MA]
Elizabeth Honsch, 17 [9/21/1995 New Britain, CT]

Find-A-Grave: Marcia Honsch
Find-A-Grave: Elizabeth Honsch
‘Jane Doe’ murder mystery solved after 19 years; authorities ID victims as Marcia & Elizabeth Honsch of NY, arrest suspected killer
Ohio man arrested in connection with bodies found in 1995
A Missing Mother And Daughter, A Double Life, Amnesia And Finally — An Arrest
Ohio man arrested in 20-year-old murders
Murder defendant Robert Honsch claimed memory loss in interviews with police
Robert Honsch Guilty of First Degree Murder
Robert Honsch charged in decades-old cold case murder of his daughter
Man accused of killing daughter rejects plea deal
Jury Convicts Robert Honsch of the Murder of his Daughter
Man Convicted of Decades-Old Murder of Daughter After Conviction for Wife’s Death
Man serving life for killing wife found guilty of daughter’s 1995 homicide in CT
Man convicted in death of daughter, whose body was found wrapped in sleeping bags in New Britain
Man convicted of daughter’s 2005 murder in New Britain
Man Convicted of Killing His Wife in One State Has Now Been Convicted in 1995 Murder of His Teen Daughter in Another State: Prosecutors
Man Convicted Of Wife’s 1995 Murder Found Guilty Of Killing Teen Daughter Before Assuming New Identity
Robert Honsch: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

INMATE INFORMATION

Convicted of Marcia’s murder in 2017, sentenced to life in prison
Convicted of Elizabeth’s murder, sentencing 6/15/2022

Murder In The Family: Chasity West attacked her 2 toddler cousins to scare their mother, killing one, Jarrell Todd Cuyler; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Jarrell Todd Cuyler, 7
Lindsey Cuyler, 2 (survived)

Jarrell Cuyler obituary
Find-A-Grave: Jarrell Todd Cuyler
Boy killed, sister hurt in attack at home
Second suspect arrested in killing
Woman charged in sibling stabbing
Relative charged in slashing
Third suspect charged in slashing attack of boy
Grandmother pleads for Chasity West’s life
Murder defendant says she loved victims
West found guilty
West’s sentence: Life plus 70 years
Chastity West sentence challenged
State of Connecticut v Chasity West 2005 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Chasity West v Lori Ricks 2010 (habeas corpus denied)
Accomplice in Windsor child’s murder receives 6-year prison term ‘Eloquent statement’ by victim’s mother among factors in light sentence
An affair led to murder when Chastity West slashed at the children of partner Arnold Cuyler with a box cutter
Where is Chasity West Now?

Movies/Documentaries
Twisted Love: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

Defendants
Chasity West – convicted, sentenced to LWOP plus 70 years
Alexis Grajales – pled guilty, sentenced to 12 years in prison, 6 years suspended, and probation
Roberto Marquez – ?

INMATE INFORMATION

Psycho For Love: Kamil Zielinski charged with killing his wife, Grace Zielinska, with an axe while their children were in the home


Grace Zielinska

Facebook: Grace Zielinska
Police: Man killed wife while kids were in Ansonia home
Ansonia man accused of killing wife in domestic incident charged with murder
Ansonia police identify woman killed in domestic attack, husband arrested
Ansonia man charged with wife’s murder after attack partially captured in 911 call, police say
Officials: Ansonia man charged in connection to fatal stabbing of wife
‘Just Shoot Me. I Did it’: Police Say Man Begged for Death After Brutally Murdering Wife with Ax While Young Kids Were Home
‘Just shoot me, I did it’: Husband Begs Police to Kill Him After Murdering His Wife With Baby, Toddler Inside Home

INMATE INFORMATION

Monsters Among Us: Janet Griffin killed her ex-girlfriend, Patricia Lynn Steller and Patricia’s nephew, Ronald King; Sentenced to life in prison

Find-A-Grave: Patricia Lynn Van Der Kar Steller
Find-A-Grave: Ronald H “Ronnie” King
2 Wesleyan workers found stabbed to death
Woman accused
Griffin guilty of murder
Woman Spared Death Penalty in Double Murder
Vermont man receives 30-year sentence for manslaughter
State of Connecticut v Janet Griffin 1999 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Connecticut v Gordon Lee Fruean II 2001 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Investigation Discovery show surrounds ‘Diabolical’ double murder in Middletown
Patricia Lynn Steller and Ronald King Murder: Where Is Janet Griffin Now?

Movies/Documentaries
Diabolical: Recording Evil

Defendants
Janet Griffin – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Gordon “Butch” Fruean II – convicted, sentenced to 30 years in prison, died 12/2020

INMATE INFORMATION

Unsolved Homicide: Barbara Valerie Gibbons murder 9/28/1973 Canaan, CT *Almost 50 years later, still a mystery*


Barbara Gibbons

Find-A-Grave: Barbara Valerie Gibbons
Waiting for a call
Barbara Gibbons in a photo made April 1, 1973
New witness found in 1973 Reilly case
Son finally cleared so who killed Barbara Gibbons
Woman Claims Hearing Gibbons Killer Confess
Barbara Gibbons death will be probed again
Two brothers are named in Gibbons murder case
Who Murdered Barbara Gibbons?
Famous Homicide Case Still Unsolved
Victim of the State: Peter Reilly
Murder confession ignored?
A Death in Canaan book review
Peter Reilly proven innocent of Murder, despite the evidence, the Police still say he did it. (an EXCELLENT article on this)

Books
Death in Canaan
Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Movies/Documentaries
American Justice: A Son’s Confession
A Death in Canaan

Psycho For Love: Tahj Hutchinson charged in the murder of his wife, Jessica Edwards, whose body was found near Hockanum River Reservoir


Jessica Edwards

Missing Person: Jessica Edwards
South Windsor Mom Has Been Missing for a Week
Press Release: Jessica Edwards location
Husband Arrested in Connection to Death of Missing Mother Jessica Edwards: Police
Police: Husband of missing CT woman charged in her death
Husband charged with first-degree manslaughter, held on $1M bond in death of South Windsor woman; to be arraigned Monday
Husband arrested in connection with South Windsor mom’s death
Police: Husband’s cooperation with investigators led to his arrest in death of CT woman
Missing Connecticut mom found dead, husband arrested


Tahj Hutchinson

Deadly Moms: Tiffany Farrauto charged with strangling her 4-year-old son, David Jasmin, as revenge to her mother


David Jasmin

David Nathaniel Cash Jasmin obituary
Police charge New London mother with murdering 4-year-old
Woman charged with strangling son allegedly said she did it to get back at her mother
New London mother on suicide watch after facing judge on charges that she killed her 4-year-old son
The New London woman charged with killing her son contacted DCF to raise concerns about harm being done to the boy; family had been on state’s radar since 2017
Woman Murdered Her 4-Year-Old Son, Then Beat Stranger’s Parked Vehicle Using a Baseball Bat: Police
Mom Fed Son CBD Candy After Strangling Him To Death To Get Revenge On Her Mother, Police Say
Father of murdered New London 4-year-old speaks out, shares his regrets
‘Nobody Noticed’: Mom Accused Of Killing ‘Caring’ Son Had Been Struggling, Friends Say
DCF says woman charged in death of son recently asked for help
New London mother accused of killing 4-year-old son not competent to stand trial, judge rules

INMATE INFORMATION

Psycho For Love: Tyrone Williams killed Gayle Isleib after she rejected his advances; Sentenced to 65 years in prison


Gayle Isleib

Find-A-Grave: Gayle R. Isleib
Murder suspect plotted to kill Isleib’s husband
Man threatens at sentencing
Wal-Mart faces suit in wake of slaying
State of Connecticut v Jerome Montgomery 2000 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Manchester 1996 murder of Gayle Isleib spotlighted on Investigation Discovery TV show

Movies/Documentaries
The Killer Beside Me: Almost Home
Forensic Files: Catch-22

INMATE INFORMATION

Psycho For Love: Daniel Gervais, 72, beat his wife, Phyllis, 79, to death; Sentenced to 22 years in prison


Phyllis Gervais

Phyllis Gervais obituary
Torrington cops detail bloody scene that led to murder charge
Torrington man accused of killing wife pleads guilty to manslaughter
Torrington man pleads guilty to wife’s homicide
Torrington man who killed his wife gets 22 year in prison
Torrington man sentenced to prison for beating wife to death with steel rod
Torrington man gets 22 years for wife’s murder, attempted coverup
Wrongful-death lawsuit filed against accused Torrington killer Gervais

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Number: 420441
Inmate Name: GERVAIS,DANIEL
Date of Birth: 3/11/1947
Latest Admission Date: 11/14/2017
Current Location: MACDOUGALL-WALKER (MACDOUGALL BUILDING)
Status: SENTENCED
Bond Amount: 0
Controlling Offense*: MANSLAUGHTER, FIRST DEGREE BF
Date of Sentence: 4/26/2019
Maximum Sentence: 22 Year(s) 0 Month(s) 0 Day(s)
Maximum Release Date: 9/13/2039
Estimated Release Date: Not Applicable
Special Parole End Date: Not Applicable
Detainer: NONE

Manhunt: Connecticut on the hunt for homicide suspect Peter Manfredonia, who is suspected of killing 2 people and wounding another

Victims
Theodore DeMers, 62 [Willington, CT]
Nicholas Eisele, 23 [Derby, CT]
woman abducted [Derby, CT – found safe]

‘A cruel twist of fate:’ Remembering CT homicide victim Theodore DeMers

Vehicle Related to ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Suspect in Willington, Derby Murders Found in N.J.
‘Armed and Dangerous’ Suspect in Willington Attack is a UConn Student: School Official
State police searching in Pennsylvania for UConn senior wanted in Willington, Derby killings
Manhunt underway for UConn senior Peter Manfredonia suspected in two murders
CSP: Willington homicide suspect believed to have killed second victim in Derby, car stolen by suspect located in New Jersey
Individual With Newtown Ties Implicated In Two Homicides
Connecticut manhunt underway for suspect in 2 killings, assault
Police: Car linked to suspect in Willington homicide, Derby death found in N.J.
’Armed and dangerous’ Connecticut homicide suspect last seen in eastern Pa.: police
FBI joins 3-state manhunt for UConn student wanted in string of slayings, home invasion and kidnapping
UConn student wanted in homicides using Uber to get around as parents plead for his surrender: police
Timeline of the Search for UConn Student Suspected in Homicides and Kidnapping
Search for UConn Student Suspected in 2 Killings in Conn., Abduction Enters Day 6


Peter Manfredonia

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