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Deadly Duo: Emmanuel Hammond and Maurice Porter kidnapped, raped and killed Julie Love


Julie Love

Find-A-Grave: Julie Ann Love
Murder of Julie Love
Julie Love case baffled Atlanta police for a year
Man found guilty in Julie Love murder
Hammond gets death for murder
Death Penalty Ordered for Convicted Killer
Emanuel Fitzgerald Hammond v Hilton Hall, Warden 2009 (habeas corpus denied)
High court rejects appeal by Julie Love’s killer
Judge declines to give Hammond stay of execution
Man convicted in 1988 killing set to die
Georgia executes man convicted of murder and rape
Man who killed Ga. teacher executed
Emmanuel Fitzgerald Hammond #1238
Delayed Justice for Julie Love

Movies/Documentaries
The Perfect Murder: Love and Death


Emmanuel Hammond

Defendants
Emmanuel Hammond – convicted, sentenced to death, executed 1/25/2011
William Maurice Porter – pled guilty, sentenced to consecutive life sentences
Janice Weldon – granted immunity for testimony

INMATE INFORMATION

NAME: PORTER, WILLIAM MAURICE
GDC ID: 0000577590

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

YOB: 1969
RACE: BLACK
GENDER: MALE
HEIGHT: 6’00”
WEIGHT: 208
EYE COLOR: BROWN
HAIR COLOR: BLACK
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS

MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: CENTRAL STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES

A.K.A. PORTER,WILLIAM
A.K.A. PORTER,WILLIAM MAURICE

STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 258597
OFFENSE: RAPE
CONVICTION COUNTY: FULTON COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 07/12/1988
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

CASE NO: 258597
OFFENSE: ARMED ROBBERY
CONVICTION COUNTY: FULTON COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 07/12/1988
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

CASE NO: 258597
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: FULTON COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 07/12/1988
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE
STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY

INCARCERATION BEGIN: 05/18/1990
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE

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Cindy Baillee murder 7/4/1982 Sequoyah County, OK *Lois Nadean Smith convicted, executed 2001;

Find-A-Grave: Cynthia Loucille “Cindi” Baillie
Lois Nadean Smith v Neville Massey 2000 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Oklahoma News In Brie: Sallisaw (scroll to the right and up a bit)
Lois Nadean Smith #746
‘Mean Nadean’ becomes third woman executed this year
Woman executed for 1982 murder
Documentary aims camera at 1982 murder in Gans
Murderpedia: Lois Nadean Smith
Local man convicted of ‘80s murder arrested for holding woman hostage

Movies/Documentaries
Women on Death Row V
Deadly Women: Mommy’s Little Helpers

Defendants
Lois Nadean Smith – convicted, sentenced to death; executed 2001
James Gregory Smith – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, released in 2009

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender: James G. Smith
OK DOC#: 131102
Status: ACTIVE

Appearance
Gender: Male
Race: White
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Weight: 150 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Alias
Greg Smiht
IDs
OK DOC#: 131102
Birth Date: 4/28/1964

Monsters Among Us: George Joseph Cvek was executed for the murder of Catherine “Kitty” Pappas *The Aspirin Bandit*

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Catherine “Kitty” Pappas

‘Aspirin Bandit’ Admits Slaying
Catherine ‘Kitty’ Pappas: A Crime To Remember (GREAT article)
The aspirin bandit
Tramp Rapist Executed for Slaying N.Y. Woman
Murderpedia: George Joseph Cvek
Find-A-Grave: George Joseph Cvek
Crime Flashback
Excerpt from “World Encyclopedia of 20th Century Murder”

Books
George Cvek Strangler of Women (eBook)

Movies/Documentaries
A Crime To Remember: The Gentleman Killer

george-joseph-cvek
George Joseph Cvek

Deadly Duo: Steven Keith Hatch & Glen Burton Ake

remembering the victims

Victims
Dr. Richard Douglass, 43 [10/15/1979] Okarche, OK
Marilyn Sue Douglass, 36 [10/15/1979] Okarche, OK
Brooks Douglass, 16 [survived] [10/15/1979] Okarche, OK
Leslie Douglass, 12 [survived] [10/15/1979] Okarche, OK
Dale Kokenes, 35 [11/2/1979] Lumberton, TX
Yerby Land III, 27 [11/2/1979] Lumberton, TX
Dale & Pat Cameron [robbed them, did not hurt them]

Find-A-Grave: Rev Richard Bary Douglass
Find-A-Grave: Marilyn Sue Lacy Douglass
Find-A-Grave: Yerby Land, III
2 Booked in Slaying of Pastor, Wife
Slain minister’s home auctioned to aid orphan children
Innocent Pleas Made In Murders
Steven Keith Hatch v State of Oklahoma
Victim may witness execution
Lawmaker sees killer of parents executed
Murderpedia: Steven Keith Hatch
Murderpedia: Glen Burton Ake
No Reprieve
30-year anniversary
of brutal crime spree

A Buddhist Whom Many Tried to Save Is Executed
Infamous killer Glen Burton Ake dies in prison hospital

Movies/Documentaries
Heaven’s Rain
Dateline: The Haunting

Defendants

Hatch and Ake

Steven Keith Hatch – convicted; executed 8/9/1996
Glen Burton Ake – convicted; originally sentenced to death; resentenced to 2 life sentences + 400 years [died in prison 4/23/2011]

Monsters Among Us: Darius Kimbrough raped and killed Denise Collins; He was executed 11/12/2013

Denise CollinsFrom Kimbrough’s appeal: Kimbrough was convicted of first-degree murder on July 1, 1994, and was sentenced to death on December 9, 1994.   His conviction and sentence were affirmed by this Court on direct appeal.   The relevant facts as taken from the opinion on direct appeal are:  Kimbrough was convicted of first-degree murder, burglary of a dwelling with a battery therein, and sexual battery with great force and was sentenced to death consistent with a jury recommendation of eleven to one.   The victim, Denise Collins, was found nude and semi-conscious in her bathroom by paramedics;  she was covered with blood.   The sliding glass door to her second floor apartment was partially open, and there were some ladder impressions under the balcony.   Collins was rushed to the hospital, where she died soon thereafter.

The officers took semen evidence from the bedsheets, took blood evidence from the victim, and found pubic hairs in the bed and in a towel.   The samples were sealed in a bag and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement lab for analysis.

A resident of the apartment complex-Lee-told officers that he had twice seen a man in the vicinity of the apartment and had seen a ladder on the apartment’s balcony.   Officers were unsuccessful in searching for the man, but later Lee identified Kimbrough from a picture lineup.   A workman in the complex-Stone-identified Kimbrough as a man who had watched him putting away a ladder in the complex around the time of the murder.

The DNA evidence showed that the semen taken from the bedsheets was compatible with Kimbrough’s, and some of the pubic hairs matched his.   There were, however, additional pubic hairs from another unidentified black man and a caucasian male.   The DNA evidence indicated that the blood samples taken from the bed matched Kimbrough’s.

In Loving Memory of Denise Collins
Darius Mark Kimbrough v State of Florida 1997
Darius Mark Kimbrough v State of Florida 2004
Man serving time for 1991 murder to be executed on Tuesday
Darius Kimbrough, convicted of raping and killing Orlando woman Denise Collins, scheduled to be executed
Darius Kimbrough, who killed Orange County woman, is executed
Darius Mark Kimbrough #1353
Murderpedia: Darius Mark Kimbrough

Movies/Documentaries
Nightmare Next Door: Left for Dead

INMATE INFORMATION

DariusKimbrough

DC Number: 374123
Name: KIMBROUGH, DARIUS
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Height: 5’09”
Weight: 237 lbs.
Birth Date: 12/04/1972
Custody: MAXIMUM
Release Date: DECEASED

Note: This offender meets the criteria for designation as a sexual offender under s. 944.606 F.S., or s. 944.607 F.S., or both, and may be on the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Sexual Offender/Predator web site.

Aliases:
DARIUS KIMBROUGH
DARIUS MARQUTTA KIMBROUGH
JEFFREY KIMBROUGH

Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
03/09/1992 BURGLARY ASSAULT ANY PERSON 12/15/1993 ORANGE 9202630 10Y 6M 0D
03/09/1992 SEX BAT/INJURY NOT LIKELY 12/15/1993 ORANGE 9202630 10Y 6M 0D
10/03/1991 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. 12/09/1994 ORANGE 9210868 DEATH SENTENCE
10/03/1991 BURGLARY ASSAULT ANY PERSON 12/09/1994 ORANGE 9210868 SENTENCED TO LIFE
10/03/1991 SEX BAT/ WPN. OR FORCE 12/09/1994 ORANGE 9210868 SENTENCED TO LIFE

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Detainers: (Further information may be obtained by contacting the detaining agency)
Detainer Date Agency Type Date Canceled
12/15/1993 093 ORLANDO MIDTOWN NTFY/P&P

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody 12/19/1994
Date Out-of-Custody 11/12/2013

Parents Gone Wild! Ronald Clark O’Bryan (The Candy Man) killed his son, Timothy, by poisoning his Halloween candy to get the insurance money

Say NO to Child Abuse

Timothy O'Bryan

Find-A-Grave: Timothy Marc O’Bryan
Boy’s Father Charged In Halloween Death
Man convicted of poisoning son
O’Bryan found guilty of Halloween murder
O’Bryan is sentenced to death by jury
‘Candy Man’ executed by injection in Texas
35 years later, memories of notorious Halloween ‘Candyman’ murder remain vivid
Infamous ‘Candy Man’ murder investigator recalls Halloween crime
The neighbor who accompanied condemned killer Ronald Clark O’Bryan…
‘Man Who Killed Halloween’ remembered 40 years later
Houston’s Candyman a real-life Halloween nightmare
Murderpedia: Ronald Clark O’Bryan
Wikipedia: Ronald Clark O’Bryan

Movies/Documentaries
True Nightmares: My Beloved Smother

INMATE INFORMATION

RonaldO'Bryan
Ronald Clark O’Bryan

Last Words: What is about to transpire in a few moments is wrong! However, we as human beings do make mistakes and errors. This execution is one of those wrongs yet doesn’t mean our whole system of justice is wrong. Therefore, I would forgive all who have taken part in any way in my death. Also, to anyone I have offended in any way during my 39 years, I pray and ask your forgiveness, just as I forgive anyone who offended me in any way. And I pray and ask God’s forgiveness for all of us respectively as human beings. To my loved ones, I extend my undying love. To those close to me, know in your hearts I love you one and all. God bless you all and may God’s best blessings be always yours. Ronald C. O’Bryan P.S. During my time here, I have been treated well by all T.D.C. personnel.

Offender Information

Greenlease Kidnapping & Murder: Carl Austin Hall and Bonnie Emily Brown Heady were convicted and executed, side by side, for kidnapping and killing Robert C. “Bobby” Greenlease Jr

Bobby Greenlease
Bobby Greenleas

Find-A-Grave: Robert Cosgrove “Bobby” Greenlease, Jr
A Byte Out of History: The Bobby Greenlease Kidnapping
Ransom fund ready few minutes alter kidnapping
Body of Bobby Greenlease is found after $600,000 ransom paid; 2 held
Bobby Greenlease Kidnap-Murder Shocks Nation as Arrests Are Made
Tragic Kidnapping of Young Bobby Greenlease Occurred Ten Years Ago Today, Shocked World
crimelibrary: The Greenlease Kidnapping
Murderpedia: Bonnie Emily Heady
Missouri Death Row: The Greenlease Kidnapping
Author recalls Greenlease kidnapping, 60 years ago this week
A look back • 1953 Bobby Greenlease Jr. kidnapping ended in the Missouri gas chamber
Wikipedia: Bobby Greenlease
The “No-Tell Motel” and the Bobby Greenlease Murder

Books
A Grave for Bobby: The Greenlease Slaying
Zero at the Bone: The Playboy, the Prostitute, and the Murder of Bobby Greenlease
The Kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease

Movies/Documentaries
A Crime To Remember: Baby Come Home

Hall and Heady
Carl Hall and Bonnie Heady

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