Cold Case: David Nelson Austin charged with the kidnapping and killing of 17-year-old Leslie McCray


Leslie McCray

Find-A-Grave: Leslie McCray
Project: Cold Case: Leslie McCray
DNA leads to arrest in 1985 Christmas Eve kidnapping, rape and slaying of Jacksonville girl, 17
Man charged with 1st-degree murder in 1985 killing of Jacksonville teen
Michigan inmate arrested in 1985 murder of Jacksonville teen Leslie McCray
Police arrest inmate in Jacksonville cold case rape, murder on Christmas Eve
Fla. Teen Was Kidnapped and Murdered in 1985 on Christmas Eve — and Suspect Was Just Indicted
Suspect Charged In 1985 Kidnapping And Murder Of 17-Year-Old On Christmas Eve
Son shocked to learn father indicted in 1985 Jacksonville murder
Michigan prison inmate charged in 1985 death of Florida girl
Convicted Sexual Abuser Kidnapped 17-Year-Old Girl on Christmas Eve in 1985 and Murdered Her: Investigators


David Nelson Austin
Currently in prison in Michigan for sex crime; Awaiting extradition to Florida

Inmate Murder: Shane Goldsby killed fellow inmate, convicted sex offender Robert Munger, who had raped his sister; Sentenced to 25 years in prison


Robert Munger

Goldsby told KHQ News that he killed Munger because his younger sister, who is still a minor, was one of Munger’s victims. Goldsby said he found out who Munger was and requested a different cellmate, but was ignored.

Convicted Kelso child rapist serving prison sentence beaten, dies Friday
Child rapist Robert Munger sentenced to minimum of 43 years
Police: Assault suspect arrested after stealing patrol car, fleeing law enforcement
Munger’s killer and cellmate was brother of a victim
Inmate faces charges in fatal beating of Washington cellmate
Inmate faces charges in fatal beating of Washington cellmate
Inmate sentenced to nearly 25 years for killing sister’s rapist while in prison
Felon who killed cellmate for sexually abusing his sister gets more than 24 years in prison
This Man Was Cellmates with Sister’s Convicted Rapist. He Beat Him to Death.
‘It Was Building Up’: Man Gets Life Sentence For Killing Elderly Cellmate Who Sexually Assaulted His Sister

INMATE INFORMATION

SHANE STEVEN GOLDSBY
Age 26
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Unknown
Date of Birth Apr 26, 1995
Aliases SHANE S GOLDSBY
ID Number 384235
Custody Status Date Jun 16, 2020 04:07 PM PDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Washington State Penitentiary
Book Date Oct 20, 2017 12:00 AM PDT

LOCATION
Washington State Penitentiary

Monsters Among Us: James R Moore raped and killed 14-year-old Pamela Moss; Sentenced to 20 years to life


Pamela Moss

Find-A-Grave: Pamela A. Moss
Slain girl buried
As upstate NY killer nears 18th parole hearing, he’s suing over prison-administered drug overdose
Man convicted in 1962 rape, murder of Penfield girl denied parole again
Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley Urges Residents to Sign the Petition to Oppose the Release of James Moore from his Life Sentence for Murder and Rape
Longest serving state inmate James R. Moore denied parole for 1962 slaying, rape of Penfield girl

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 07/31/21
DIN (Department Identification Number) 63C0019
Inmate Name MOORE, JAMES R
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 11/11/1933
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility COXSACKIE
Date Received (Original) 07/12/1963
Date Received (Current) 07/12/1963
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment MONROE
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER (DEG’LESS PRIOR 9-1-74)
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 07/31/21
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0020 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 04/2022
Earliest Release Type PAROLE HEARING DATE
Parole Hearing Date 04/2022
Parole Hearing Type REAPPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 10/17/1982
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Cold Case: Convicted child sex offender James Michael Coates charged with the 1988 murder of 8-year-old Joshua Randall Harmon


Joshua Harmon

Find-A-Grave: Joshua Randall Harmon
‘Forever indebted’ | Family of boy killed 33 years ago speaks after police make arrest in cold case
Unsolved Homicide: Joshua Randall Harmon
Georgia police seek new info in 1988 cold case murder of 8-year-old Roswell boy
Woodstock man arrested, charged in murder of Roswell 8-year-old in 1988
Arrest made 33 years after Roswell boy was beaten, strangled, found dead in woods
Georgia police make arrest in 1988 murder of 8-year-old Joshua Harmon
Roswell Police solve Joshua Harmon murder case after 33 years
Convicted Child Molester Charged in Murder of 8-Year-Old Georgia Boy in Decades-Old Cold Case
Joshua Randall Harmon, 8. Struck on Head and Strangled. Roswell. May 1988

INMATE INFORMATION

Cold Case: Convicted sex offender James Lee Mayfield raped and killed Jenny Read in 1976; Sentenced to life in prison


Jenny Baldwin Read

Find-A-Grave: Jenny Baldwin Read
Murder kept wish from coming true
Trash & Treasure: The Rediscovered Life of Jenny Read
SF cold case unit cracks cases with DNA help
Church deacon arraigned in 1976 murder
Man convicted of 1976 San Francisco murder thanks to DNA cold case hit
James Mayfield, Church Deacon, Guilty of 1976 Rape and Murder of Jenny Read
Cold Case murder conviction did not violate the Confrontation Clause by admitting an autopsy report without testimony from the pathologist
People of the State of California v James Lee Mayfield 2015 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name MAYFIELD, JAMES L
CDCR Number AS6479
Age 75
Admission Date 02/19/2014
Current Location California Health Care Facility – Stockton
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 08/2015

Inmate Murder: John Cameron charged with killing his cellmate, Philip Langell, a child rapist


Philip Langell

Philip “Pipper” Langell III obituary
Delaware prisoner charged with killing cellmate at state’s largest prison
Police: Newark man beaten to death by prison cellmate
Suspect arrested for homicide at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
*Update-Suspect Arrested* Delaware State Police Conducting Homicide Investigation at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center- Smyrna
Inmate serving life for murder charged with killing cellmate
Convicted Murderer Killed His Child Rapist Cellmate: Police
Inmate Serving Life for Murder Charged With Killing Cellmate

INMATE INFORMATION

JOHN CAMERON
Age 55
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth May 05, 1966
ID Number 00163374
Custody Status Date Nov 04, 2020 09:10 AM EST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
Book Date Feb 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST

LOCATION
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Rd
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-9261

Cold Cases: Serial Killer Jeffrey Cutlip killed at least 3 women, but finally confessed in 2012; Sentenced to 3 consecutive life sentences

Victims
Marlene Claire Carlson, 44 [7/30/1975]
Julie Marie Bennett, 15 [1977]
Nielene Doll, 33 [1993]
possibly at least 1 more

Find-A-Grave: Marlene C. Carlson
Police name victims in 1970s Portland cold cases
Cold case Portland, Oregon murderer arrested in Brownsville indicted
Cold cases closed: Sex offender pleads guilty to three murders
Man pleads guilty to 3 homicides in Oregon after confession
Confessed killer sentenced
’70s cold case murders linked to sex offender
Serial killer who confessed decades later is sentenced to life in Oregon prison
Sex offender pleads guilty in Portland killings
Murderpedia: Jeffrey Cutlip
Cutlip: Inside the Life of a Serial Killer (very good post)

INMATE INFORMATION

Cold Case: Monsters Among Us: Convicted sex offender Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. pled guilty to killing 10-year-old Katherine Lyon and 12-year-old Sheila Lyon in 1975; Sentenced to 48 years in prison

Victims
Sheila Mary Lyon, 12
Katherine Mary Lyon, 10

Find-A-Grave: Katherine Mary Lyon
Find-A-Grave: Sheila Mary Lyon
Missing: Katherine Lyon
Missing: Sheila Lyon
Charley Project: Sheila Mary Lyon
Charley Project: Katherine Mary Lyon
Lyon sisters went missing in 1975
Man accused of abducting, killing Maryland sisters missing since 1975
Cousin of Lyon Sisters Murder Suspect Certain He Did It
Murder indictment in 1975 missing Md. sisters cold case
Lloyd Welch charged with first-degree murder in Lyon sisters case
Justice for the Lyon Sisters
Affidavit: Man Admits Leaving Mall With Missing Md. Sisters
Documents reveal grisly details of 1975 murders of Lyon sisters in Bedford County
Prosecutors outline pattern of abuse by man charged in Lyon sisters case
Sex offender sentenced in 1975 girls’ murder case that alarmed DC suburbs
Man convicted of lying to Lyon Sisters’ grand jury, sentenced to probation
Detectives Honored In 1975 Lyon Sister Murder Cold Case
Wikipedia: Murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon
True crime doc on Lyon sisters abduction, murder reveals why case went cold for over 40 years: ‘We persisted’
Lies, Bloody Crime Scene, Killer’s Interview In Lyon Sisters Case
Podcast: Secrets and Lies: Solving the murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon

Books
The Last Stone

Movies/Documentaries
Who Killed the Lyon Sisters?

INMATE INFORMATION

LLOYD L WELCH
Age 63
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Dec 30, 1956
ID Number 00373865
Custody Status Date Nov 07, 2017 12:29 PM EST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
Book Date Nov 07, 2017 12:00 AM EST
Scheduled Release 02/2026

LOCATION
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Rd
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-9261

REPORTING AGENCY
Delaware Department of Correction
245 McKee Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 857-5490

Virginia:

Lloyd Lee Welch
Alias: Lloyd Lee Welch Jr.

Age/Race/Sex
63/White/Male

Offender I.D.#
1768835

Location
Detainer Unit

Release Date
Not Available

Cold Case: Robin Mendez killed his wife Barbara at her job at Park City Credit Union in 1982; Sentenced to life in prison


Barbara Mendez

Prosecutor reveals new information during Mendez trial
Records: Man had sexual relationship with 14-year-old girl when his wife was killed in 1982
Barbara Mendez confided in friend about strained marriage before murder
Defense brings difficult witnesses to the stand
Northwoods man found guilty of killing his wife in Minocqua-area credit union in 1982
Daughters who turned in dad for mom’s 1982 murder in Minocqua see him get life sentence
Robin Mendez sentenced to life in prison
Minocqua man gets life in prison for killing of wife
Husband Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Wife in a CU Branch
Defrosting Cold Cases: Barbara Mendez murder
Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Wife At Her Job In 1982, A Case That Oxygen’s ‘Cold Justice’ Revived

Movies/Documentaries
Cold Justice: Small Town Secrets

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: MENDEZ, ROBIN D
DOC #: 00138528
Birth Year: 1948
Age: 71
Height: 5′ 7″
Weight: 175
Race: WHITE
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: BROWN
Sex: MALE
Dexterity: LEFT HANDED

Aliases
BOB MENDEZ
ROBERT MENDEZ
ROBIN D MENDEZ
ROBIN MENDEZ
TONY MENDEZ
BOB D MENDEZ

Status: INCARCERATED
Institution: Stanley Correctional Institution
Region Unit Office: Lincoln Hills School
Region Unit Agent: 6 02 07
W4380 Copper Lake AVE
Irma, WI 54442

Registered Sex Offender
Registration Begin: 05/17/2004
Registration End: LIFE REGISTRATION
Compliance Status: COMPLIANT
Criminal code: 948.02(1): First-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child

CHARGES

Oneida County Case Number 2018CF000040 State of Wisconsin vs. Robin D. Mendez

The defendant Robin D. Mendez was found guilty of the following charge(s) in this case.

1st-Degree Murder, a class A felony, Wisconsin Statutes 940.01(1).

Oneida County Case Number 2002CF000225 State of Wisconsin vs. Robin D Mendez

The defendant Robin D Mendez was found guilty of the following charge(s) in this case. One or more other charges in this case were dismissed. The dismissed charges were not proven and have no legal effect. Robin D Mendez is presumed innocent of the dismissed charges.

Robin D Mendez was found guilty of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of Child [Modifiers: Habitual Criminality], a class B felony, Wisconsin Statutes 948.02(1).
Robin D Mendez was found guilty of Invasion of Privacy, a class A misdemeanor, Wisconsin Statutes 942.08(2).

Oneida County Case Number 2002CF000225 State of Wisconsin vs. Robin D Mendez

The defendant Robin D Mendez was found guilty of the following charge(s) in this case. One or more other charges in this case were dismissed. The dismissed charges were not proven and have no legal effect. Robin D Mendez is presumed innocent of the dismissed charges.

Robin D Mendez was found guilty of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of Child [Modifiers: Habitual Criminality], a class B felony, Wisconsin Statutes 948.02(1).
Robin D Mendez was found guilty of Invasion of Privacy, a class A misdemeanor, Wisconsin Statutes 942.08(2).

Monsters Among Us: Donald DuBray killed Suzette Pritchard while she was working at Keith’s Town Pump convenience store; Sentenced to life in prison

From Donald Dubray’s appeal:
On the night of October 6, 1986, Suzette Pritchard was working at a Town Pump convenience store located on 10th Avenue South in Great Falls.   Friends of Suzette’s, including Becky Hill, Vicki Kuhn, and Suzette’s sister, Annette Pritchard, visited Suzette at work periodically throughout her shift that night.   At about 12:55 a.m., Annette, Becky, and Vicki left to get Suzette french fries from a nearby Burger King. When they returned about five minutes later, they noticed a maroon-colored car parked behind the Town Pump that they had not seen before.   The three generally described the car as older, beat-up, and dirty.

Vicki took the french fries into the Town Pump while Annette and Becky waited in the car.   Vicki noticed a man she did not recognize at the microwave.   The man walked toward her and stopped about three feet in front of her.   Vicki observed that he may have been intoxicated.   She reported that the man made her feel uneasy, and that she attempted to make conversation with him.   Becky and Annette also saw the man, and all three were able to give similar, though not identical, descriptions of him.

When Vicki returned to the car, she told Annette and Becky that the man gave her the creeps.   Becky had the feeling he was just waiting for them to leave.   Annette decided she would call her sister intermittently through the rest of her shift that night.   As they drove away from the Town Pump, Annette noticed it was 1:08 a.m.

At about 1:20 a.m., Larry Blanchard, the owner of a private security business, drove in front of the Town Pump. He observed a dirty, red, mid-sized car with some body damage leaving from the rear of the store.

After Vicki dropped her friends off, she and her boyfriend returned to the Town Pump to visit with Suzette.   Vicki found Suzette’s body lying on the floor behind the counter.   At 1:22 a.m., Officer Porter from the Great Falls Police Department was dispatched to the Town Pump. Suzette was dead when he arrived.   She had been stabbed multiple times in the chest.   During his investigation of the crime scene, Officer Porter noticed a wrapped-up sandwich lying on the counter.   Later that night, a detective processed the crime scene and lifted fingerprints throughout the store.   Unfortunately, the prints on the sandwich wrapper were not usable.

The owner of the Town Pump found that approximately $300 was missing from the store.   About a week after the homicide, he realized that a knife with a five-inch steel blade, which was always kept in the store, was missing.   He was also able to determine by looking at cash register receipts, that the last transaction before the homicide was for ninety nine cents, the price of the sandwich on the counter.

In the weeks and months following the homicide, Vicki and Becky helped develop composite drawings of the suspect.   All three of the primary witnesses, Annette, Becky, and Vicki, participated in approximately fifty photo lineups.   The detectives followed up on information provided by the public, but to little avail.   At one point they investigated Joseph Grosbusch, another Town Pump employee, but concluded he was not a suspect.

Between 1989 and 1997, there were no significant developments in the investigation.   In 1997, however, Detective Cameron received information from a confidential informant that Donald DuBray committed the homicide.   DuBray was in prison for a rape conviction at the time the tip was provided.   The confidential informant also told Detective Cameron that DuBray owned 1969 and 1974 red Pontiacs.   Based on this information, Detective Cameron reopened the investigation.   Detective Cameron learned that DuBray had been driving a 1967 red or maroon Pontiac with damage to the rear end at the time of the homicide.

At the time of Suzette’s murder, DuBray lived with his girlfriend, Rose Valenzuela.   Rose testified that on the night of October 6, 1986, the night of the homicide, DuBray left the apartment and did not return until early the morning of October 7, 1986.   That day Rose flew to Seattle.   She testified that a month or two later when DuBray found her in Seattle, he told her he had robbed the Town Pump.

Dubray Convicted Of Two Counts Of First Degree Murder
Justices reject DuBray’s appeal in stabbing death
Man convicted in ’86 convenience store murder seeks new trial
State of Montana v Donald DuBray 2003 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Donald DuBray v State of Montana 2008 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Man convicted of killing Great Falls woman dies in prison
Montana State Prison inmate convicted of homicide dies in custody
Inmate convicted in 1986 killing dies
United States of America v Donald Frances Dubray 1992 (conviction affirmed)
United States of America v Donald Frances Dubray 1993 (sentence affirmed)
Sister of slain teen forgave killer

Movies/Documentaries
Motives & Murders: Three Times the Pain

INMATE INFORMATION

Federal information
DONALD FRANCIS DUBRAY
Register Number: 01919-046
Age: 52
Race: American Indian
Sex: Male
Released On: 07/25/2014

Montana information

DonaldDuBray prison mug

DOC ID# 44635
NAME: DONALD FRANCIS DUBRAY
CURRENT STATUS: INMATE
LAST STATUS CHANGE: Thursday, September 04, 2014
GENDER: Male
INFORMATION CURRENT AS OF: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
PRISON:
MONTANA STATE PRISON
700 Conley Lake Drive
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
(406) 846-1320

PHYSICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
HAIR COLOR: Brown
EYE COLOR: Green
HEIGHT: 5 FT 10 IN
WEIGHT: 180 lbs
BUILD: MEDIUM RACE: NATIVE AMERICAN
SKIN TONE: LIGHT
L/R HANDED: L YEAR OF BIRTH: 1962
BIRTH PLACE: Montana
CITIZENSHIP: United States
MT RESIDENT: Y
AKAs
DONNY DUBRAY,
DONNIE DUBRAY,
DON DUBRAY,
DON DUBUEY,
DONALD F DUBRAY,
DONALD FRANCES DUBRAY,
ROBERT D DUBRAY,
JOHN ADOLF MARTINEZ

LEGAL RECORD

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: PRISON OFFENSE: Theft
CODE: 456301
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 120

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: LIFE OFFENSE: Deliberate Homicide
CODE: 455102
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 1800

DOCKET: CDC-98-019
COUNTY: CASCADE COUNTY
JUDGE: NEILL
COUNTS: 1
LEGAL TYPE: Original Sentence
SENTENCE TYPE: PRISON OFFENSE: Robbery
CODE: 455401
OFFENSE DATE: 10/7/1986
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED: 4/15/1999
NET SENTENCE (MONTHS): 480

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