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Parents Gone Wild! Theresa Bentaas charged with abandoning her newborn in a ditch after giving birth in 1981

I read about this case a month ago and it really hit me hard. Really hard. So much so that it has taken me this long to post on it. I remember this time period in my life. I was a senior in high school, ready to graduate and go on with my life. My biggest goal at the time was to get married and have children. I did not feel any pressure for that, in fact, just the opposite. But then a month ago I read this story and it took me right back to that time in my life. All I could think of was how much I wanted to be a mother and here one threw away the life of her newborn (allegedly). I cannot imagine her mindset or how she was feeling when this happened. I expect that she was scared about what others would think. However, with that said, there was so much she could have done without killing this child. Even though there were no Safe Haven laws then, I am sure that a hospital would have taken this child as an alternative. She still could have done this in secret, in my opinion. But there is absolutely no excuse or justification for what she did. This baby had frozen tears on his cheeks. It makes me cry every time I think of it. For the record, she has admitted this all to the detectives according to one of the articles. Hopefully she will resolve this case fast. After all, she hurt her family and community. A community that still grieves for this child.

Theresa Rose Bentaas has a trial date of June 10, 2019.

A Dead Baby Was Found in a Ditch in 1981. DNA Helped Charge the Mother With Murder.
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Sioux Falls police seeking information about 1981 cold case
South Dakota woman pleads not guilty in cold case murder
Sioux Falls Mother Charged In Cold Case Will Stay In Jail
June trial set for South Dakota woman in 1981 death of baby
Bentaas murder case to be prosecuted under 1981 laws
‘He never got the chance to live’: Man who found Baby Andrew talks about arrest
Man who found baby in 1981 reacts to arrest in cold case homicide

INMATE INFORMATION

First Name: THERESA
Middle Name: ROSE
Last Name: BENTAAS
Inmate Number: 19-03612
Intake Date: 2019-03-08
Intake Time: 10:25 AM
Facility: Jail
Bond Amount: 250000.00
Charges: WARRANT original charge 22-16-4 Murder in First Degree/Felony Murder

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Cold Case: William Earl Talbott II charged with the 1987 murders of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg


Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg

Arrest made in cold case murder
Man arrested for 1987 murders of Canadian couple, killed during trip to Seattle
Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple
SeaTac man charged in 1987 killing of B.C. couple
Suspect arrested in 1987 deaths of young couple from BC
Arrest made in 1987 Snohomish County cold case
Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple in Washington state
Second murder charge added in 1987 cold case
DNA leads to arrest of man in 1987 killing of couple in Washington state
Investigators use DNA, genealogy database to ID suspect in 1987 double homicide

INMATE INFORMATION

TALBOTT WILLIAM EARL II 603987
Incarceration Date: 13:00:00 05/18/18
Scheduled Release:
Jail Housing Location: M103
Arrest Date : 13:24:02 05/18/18
Arrest Type : FELONY WARRANT ARREST
Arrest Agency : SKAGIT COUNTY SHERIFF
Arrest Location : SNO COUNTY JAIL

Offense Date Offense Description Related Incident Court Court Reference Bail Amount Bail Type
00:00:00 11/18/87 MURDER 1 DEGREE 87-9340 DC W18-0003
00:00:00 11/19/87 HOLD FOR OTHER AGNCY SC SNO 18-1-01670-31 NO BAIL No Release on Bail

Cold Case: Monsters Among Us: Michael Anthony Galvan charged with the 1979 murder of newlywed, Debra Sue Reiding


Debra Sue Reiding

Case Info: Victim Debra Sue Reiding
Newly-retrieved DNA could give detectives break in 1979 cold case murder
Police hope witnesses come forward after indictment of Austin suspect in 1979 murder of newlywed
Austin man arrested in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed
Austin man indicted in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed Debra Reiding
Grand jury indicts Austin man in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed 18-year-old
Austin man indicted in 1979 cold case murder of newlywed Debra Reiding
Austin Police Announced Arrest, Indictment in 1979 Homicide and Rape
Police hope witnesses come forward after indictment of Austin suspect in 1979 murder of newlywed
DNA links barber to Texas newlywed’s cold case murder from 1979
‘I’m shocked. He cut my hair for years’ | Austin barber accused of rape, murder nearly 40 years ago

INMATE INFORMATION

GALVAN, MICHAEL

Booking Number: 1817395 Booked: 5/24/2018 18:59
Arresting Agency: AUSTIN POLICE DEPT Offense #: A181440264
Facility: TRAVIS COUNTY CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
Charge (1)

— Cause Number: D1DC18900085
Charge Authority: NEW WARRANT – CLASS B OR ABOVE
Bond: $750,000.00 ANY TYPE OF BOND
Sentenced to 0 days 0 months

Monsters Among Us: Rodney Clark raped and strangled Dana Frader; Sentenced to LWOP


Dana Fader

Find-A-Grave: Dana Elizabeth Fader
25 years after woman’s Lake Worth murder, officials say they finally got their man
Rodney Clark, Dana Fader murder case: DNA test leads to arrest in 25-year-old Lake Worth murder
Palm Beach County cold case murder of mom headed for trial; first case under new death penalty law
Death penalty trial begins in 1987 Lake Worth murder
Murder victim’s sister testifies in trial of Mississippi man accused in 1987 slaying
Guilty verdict in 1987 cold case murder; prosecutors seeking death penalty
Jury decides against death penalty for man who raped, killed woman in 1987
Dana Fader murder: Rodney Clark spared death penalty for 30-year-old Lake Worth case

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Last Night Before Murder

INMATE INFORMATION

ID Photo

DC Number: B15854
Name: CLARK, RODNEY
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: GRAY OR PARTIALLY GRAY
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’05”
Weight: 179 lbs.
Birth Date: 11/01/1966
Initial Receipt Date: 10/02/2017
Current Facility: DADE C.I.
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE

Cold Case: Convicted sex offender Richard Douglas Dodd raped & killed Vicki Lynn Klotzbach; Solved by DNA


Vicki Lynn Klotzbach

Find-A-Grave: Vicki Lynn Klotzbach
Charges filed in 1981 murder
Jury selection begins in 22-year-old murder case
A Murder in Coralville TV show relives the murder investigation of Vicki Klotzbach
True crime show to explore 1981 murder of Coralville woman

Movies/Documentaries
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Stacy’s Story

INMATE INFORMATION

Name Richard Douglas Dodd
Offender Number 0403091
Sex M
Birth Date 10/03/1956
Location Fort Dodge Correctional Facility
Offense KIDNAPPING 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 11/19/1982

Wrongful Conviction: Richard Gagnon was convicted of killing Diane and Charles Parker Sr, but DNA showed Bruce Antwain Hill to be the right suspect; Sentenced to LWOP


Diane and Charlie Parker

Obituary for Diane & Charlie Parker
The National Registry of Exonerations: Richard Gagnon
Attorney hopes new evidence warrants second trial for convicted murderer Gagnon
Conway murder suspect caught
New murder charges in deaths of Horry County couple
Man on trial after DNA links him to 2005 double murder
Double murder suspect sentenced to life in prison
Double murder charges dismissed against Horry County man
After 8 years in prison, Horry County man’s double murder charges dismissed
Charges dismissed against Gagnon
Diane Parker, Charlie Parker: ‘Dateline NBC’ Looks At Horry County, South Carolina Farmhouse Double Murders
S.C. Supreme Court upholds N.C. man’s life sentence in 2005 slaying of Horry County couple
Parker Murders Investigation

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: The Deed
Unusual Suspects – Deadly Intent: Shattered Dreams


Richard Gagnon

INMATE INFORMATION

Serial Killer: Dayton Leroy Rogers *The Molalla Forest Killer* Killed at least 8 women, probably several more – Sentenced to death for 6 of the savage murders

Victims
Jennifer Lisa Smith,
Lisa Marie Mock, 23
Maureen Ann Hodges, 26
Christine Lotus Adams, 35
Cynthia Devore, 20
Nondace “Noni” Cervantes, 26
Riatha Gyles, 16
Tawnie Jarie Johnston, 18

Former prostitute recounts torture
Murderer sentenced to life in prison
Six women’s deaths linked to convict
Rogers convicted in Molalla forest murders
Man found guilty of kidnap, torture, murder of 6 women
After 30-some years, remains tied to serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers
Jurors see photos as medical examiner describes Molalla Forest Killer’s carnage
Women who escaped serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers describe encounters in resentencing trial
Serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers pleads for life, acknowledges killing eighth woman
Jury gives serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers the death sentence — for the 4th time
Jury again sentences Dayton Rogers to death
Serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers loses bid for new trial
Murderpedia: Dayton Leroy Rogers
Wikipedia: Dayton Leroy Rogers
Oregon Death Row: Dayton Leroy Rogers

Books
Blood Lust: Portrait of a Serial Sex Killer

Movies/Documentaries
Grave Secrets: The Women in the Woods
True Crime Garage: Dayton Leroy Rogers

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: ROGERS, DAYTON LEROY
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 64
Location: OREGON STATE PENITENTIARY
Race: White
Contact Facility: Oregon Dept of Corrections
Offender ID: 3746005
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 09/30/1953

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