Serial Killer: Larry William Eyler *The Highway Killer*

Victims
Steven Crockett, 19 [10/23/1982 Kankakee, IL]
John R.F. Johnson, 25 [11/1982 Lowell, IN]
Steven Ray Agan, 23 [12/19/1982 Newport, IN]
John Roach, 23 [12/22/1982 Belleville, IN]
Ervin Dwayne Gibson, 16 [1/24/1983 Lake Forest, IL] (no picture)
John Daniel Bartlett, 19 [3/4/1983 Lake Village, IN]
Edgar Underkofler, 26 [3/4/1983 Vermillion County, IL] (no picture)
Michael Bauer, 22 [3/8/1983 Lake Village, IN]
Richard A. Wayne Jr, 17 [3/21/1983 Belleville, IN] (no picture)
Jay Trulon Reynolds, 29 [3/22/1983 Lexington, KY] (no picture)
Gustavo Pineda Herrera, 26 [4/8/1983 Lake County, IL]
Jimmie T. Roberts, 18 [5/10/1983 Cook County, IL] (no picture)
Daniel Scott McNeive, 21 [5/7/1983 Belleville, IN]
John Ingram Brandenburg Jr, 19 [5/29/1983 Newton County, IN]
Ralph E. Calise, 28 [8/31/1983 Lake Forest, IL] (no picture)
Eric R. Hansen, 18 [9/27/1983 Kenosha, WI (suspected)]
David M. Block, 22 [5/7/1984 Lake County, IL]
Daniel Bridges, 16 [8/21/1984 Chicago,IL] (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Steven M. “Steve” Crockett
Find-A-Grave: John R. F. Johnson
Find-A-Grave: Steven Ray “Steve” Agan
Find-A-Grave: John Lee “Johnny” Roach
Find-A-Grave: Ervin Dwayne Gibson
Find-A-Grave: John Daniel Bartlett
Find-A-Grave: AB Edgar A Underkofler Jr
Find-A-Grave: Michael C. Bauer
Find-A-Grave: Richard A. Wayne Jr.
Find-A-Grave: Jay Trulon Reynolds
Find-A-Grave: Gustavo Pineda Herrera
Find-A-Grave: Jimmie T. Roberts
Find-A-Grave: Daniel Scott McNeive
Find-A-Grave: John Ingram “Johnny” Brandenburg Jr.
Find-A-Grave: Ralph E. Calise
Find-A-Grave: Eric R. Hansen
Find-A-Grave: David M. Block
Find-A-Grave: Daniel H. “Danny” Bridges
Painter charged with one murder is suspect in 18 gay stabbings
Professor who lived with Eyler charged in ’82 torture killing
Professor Acquitted of Murder May Return to Teaching
People of the State of Illinois v Larry Eyler 1985 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Larry Eyler 1990 Confession Letter
People of the State of Illinois v Larry Eyler 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Death Row Inmate’s Death May Solve Several Unsolved Slayings
Indiana Unsolved: Identities sought for 2 victims of ‘The Highway Killer’ Larry Eyler
KN Cold Cases: Eric Hansen, found Oct. 4, 1983
Profile: Larry Eyler
Murderpedia: Larry Eyler
Wikipedia: Larry Eyler
Remains from 1983 ID’d as Chicago victim of serial killer Larry Eyler
Mystery solved as DNA linked to US serial killer
1983 Indiana Remains ID’d as Chicago Victim of Serial Killer Larry Eyler
Chicago man ID’d through genetic genealogy nearly 40 years after 4 human remains discovered in shallow IN grave
What To Know About The Highway Killer Before ‘Mark Of A Serial Killer’ Returns
Find-A-Grave: Larry Eyler

Podcast
Larry Eyler: Highway Killer

Books
Freed to Kill: The True Story of Serial Murderer Larry Eyler
The Highwayman: Larry Eyler, the Hoosier Highway Killer

Movies/Documentaries
The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science: Body Count
The Mark of a Serial Killer: Larry Eyler


Larry Eyler

Murder In The Family: Qaw’mane Wilson hired Eugene Spencer to kill his mother, Yolanda Holmes; Both sentenced to prison


Yolanda Holmes

Find-A-Grave: Yolanda Holmes
Police: Son had mom killed to get at bank account, insurance policies
‘What’s wrong with you?’ detective asked man on trial for murdering his mother
Yolanda Holmes stories
Qaw’mane Wilson, aka Young QC, Lived Life of Luxury After Mom’s Murder
Guilty Verdicts For Murderer and Son Behind Killing of Uptown Hair Salon Owner Yolanda Holmes
Son and hitman found guilty in murder-for-hire of Uptown hairstylist
Chicago Man Gets 99 Years in Mom’s Murder-for-Hire Killing
Yolanda Holmes’ Murder: How Did She Die? Who Killed Her?
Where Is Qawmane Wilson Now?

Movies/Documentaries
Suspicious Minds: Chi Town Gossip

Defendants
Qaw’mane Wilson – convicted, sentenced to 99 years in prison
Eugene Spencer – convicted, sentenced to 100 years in prison

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Cold Case: Deadly Husbands: Gregory J. Houser killed his wife, Sheryl; Sentenced to 55 years in prison


Sheryl Fehr Houser

Find-A-Grave: Sheryl A Fehr Houser
Illinois Man Faces Charges In Wife’s 1990 Death
Mansfield man to plead not guilty to murder charges
Judge rules probable cause in Houser case
Evidence in Question for the Trial of Gregory Houser
Monticello man found guilty in wife’s murder
Man found guilty of murder in 1990 death of wife
Gregory Houser Found Guilty in the 1990 Murder & Sexual Assault of His Wife
Gregory Houser sentenced to 55 years in prison
Appeals court upholds Houser murder conviction

Podcasts
Not Your Normal Murder: The Murder of Sheryl Houser

Books
THE WHEELS OF JUSTICE: The True Story Of A 27-Year Battle To Convict My Sister’s Killer

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Update: Jelani Day disappearance *Jelani Day’s body found floating in river; Not much else released yet


Jelani “JJ” Day

Missing Person: Jelani “JJ” Day from Bloomington, IL since 8/24/2021
Jelani Day Case: Body Found in Illinois River Identified as Missing ISU Grad Student
‘Pretty Suspicious’: Police Say ‘Unusual Circumstances’ Surround Jelani Day’s Death
Coroner: Body Found In LaSalle County Is Jelani Day
Body Found In Illinois River Confirmed To Be Missing Illinois State University Student Jelani Day; Police Call Death ‘Very Suspicious’
Body Found in Illinois Identified as Missing 25-Year-Old Jelani Day
Jelani Day’s Body Is Identified A Month After The Grad Student Went Missing
Body found in river identified as Jelani Day, missing Illinois State University student
Remains Found In River Positively Identified As Missing Illinois State University Graduate Student Jelani Day

Missing Person: Jelani “JJ” Day from Bloomington, IL since 8/24/2021


Jelani “JJ” Day

Mother of missing Illinois State University grad student Jelani Day pleads for his safe return
Police continue investigation for missing student Jelani Day
Bloomington Police continue search for leads in finding Jelani Day
Family of Graduate Student Missing Since August Asks Public’s Help in Finding Him
Search for missing Illinois State University student Jelani Day continues into fourth week
Search continues for missing ISU student Jelani Day. Efforts include examination of body found in Illinois River in LaSalle County.
Ill. Graduate Student, 25, Who Wants to be a Doctor, Is Missing as Family Pleads for Public’s Help
Mother Of Illinois Graduate Student Who Went Missing Pleas For Help Locating Son
Police Find New Video of Missing ISU Grad Student Who Hasn’t Been Seen in a Week
Update: Jelani Day disappearance *Jelani Day’s body found floating in river; Not much else released yet

Girlfriends From Hell: Lesli Jett killed her boyfriend’s 4-year-old son, Tate Thurman; Sentenced to 75 years in prison

Tate D. Thurman obituary
Find-A-Grave: Tate D Thurman
Mother who knew Tate Thurman says she didn’t notice signs of abuse at the time, urges others to speak up
Advocates Say System Failed 4-Year-Old Tate Thurman, Whose Abuse, Death Chillingly Reminds Advocates Of AJ Freund Case
Tate Thurman Update: Trial starts for stepmom accused of beating boy to death, tearing his intestines
Day 1 of trial continues for woman accused of beating 4-year-old boy to death
Jett trial day 2: Accused claims boy slipped and fell, experts say explanation is inconsistent with injuries
Jett trial day 3: Autopsy on four-year-old took five hours due to amount of external injuries
Jett trial day 4: Father of victim speaks, says accused did not cry when prognosis was given
Lesli Jett takes the stand in her murder trial. Here’s what she said and what she disputed
‘An act of extreme force and extreme anger’: Lesli Jett found guilty in death of 4-year-old
‘Cold, self-centered and cruel’: Inside court as Lesli Jett gets 75 years in boy’s murder

INMATE INFORMATION

LESLI A JETT
Age 35
Gender Female
Race White

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Aliases LESLI PAMSON
ID Number 272718
Custody Status Date Feb 26, 2020 06:45 PM CST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Tazewell County Jail
Book Date Feb 26, 2020 05:51 PM CST

LOCATION
Tazewell County Jail
101 S. Capitol Street,
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 346-4141

Mothers From Hell: Fallon Harris charged with killing her 12-year-old son, Kaden Ingram, because of a missing memory card


Kaden Ingram

This is inexcusable! She didn’t just shoot him once in the head, but TWICE over a memory card. Really? Her child’s life was so insignificant to her that she could do that? Throw away the key! *Update* She did not show up to court on Friday either.

Prosecutors: Fallon Harris, 37, Shot And Killed Son Kaden Ingram, 12, Over Missing SD Memory Card
City worker charged in fatal shooting of 12-year-old son in South Chicago
Mother charged with shooting 12-year-old son over lost digital memory card, prosecutors claim
Boy, 12, shot dead in South Chicago, suspect in custody
Chicago City Worker Accused of Killing 12-Year-Old Son in Dispute Over Memory Card
Shocking new details about Chicago mom who allegedly killed her 12-year-old son over missing SD card
Mother Shot and Killed 12-Year-Old Son over a Memory Card: Prosecutors
Chicago mom accused of murdering 12-year-old son didn’t show up for court

INMATE INFORMATION

FALLON C HARRIS
Age 37
Gender Female
Race Black

Date of Birth Dec 10, 1983
ID Number 835829
Custody Status Date Sep 12, 2021 08:29 AM CDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Cook County Department of Corrections
Book Date Sep 12, 2021 08:16 AM CDT

LOCATION
Cook County Department of Corrections
2700 South California Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 674-7100

Christian Fenger Academy High school brawl 2009: 5 people were convicted of beating 16-year-old Derrion Albert; All sentenced to prison


Derrion Albert

Find-A-Grave: Derrion Albert
Three charged with murder in beating death of Chicago teen
Fenger Three Due in Court
Teen Gets 26 Years In Derrion Albert’s Beating Death
Boy Convicted In Derrion Albert Murder Trial
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx lets Derrion Albert killer off the hook
Man Gets 32 Years In Derrion Albert Beating Death
32 Years For Last Derrion Albert Killer
32-year sentence in Derrion Albert beating death
Man Convicted in Beating Death of Derrion Albert Arrested on Gun Charge
Man convicted in killing of Derrion Albert arrested on new gun charge, ordered held without bond
Derrion Albert: The Death that Riled the Nation
Wikipedia: Murder of Derrion Albert
Alderman: Name street in honor of slain Fenger High student Derrion Albert

Movies/Documentaries
Perfect Day (dedicated to Derrion)

Defendants
Silvonus Shannon – convicted, sentenced to 32 years in prison
Eric Carson – convicted, sentenced to 26 years in prison
Eugene Riley – convicted, sentenced to 32 years in prison
Lapoleon Colbert – convicted, sentenced to 32 years in prison
Dionte Johnson – convicted, in prison until he turns 21


Dionte Johnson

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Buried Alive: Stephen Small was kidnapped, held for ransom, then buried alive; Daniel Edwards and Nancy Rish convicted, sentenced to LWOP


Stephen Small

Find-A-Grave: Stephen Burrell Small
Buried Alive, Kidnapped Illinois Media Heir Dies
Three Held in Abduction of Media Family Member : Illinois Kidnap Victim Buried Alive, Dies
Death penalty asked for kidnap-murderer
People of the State of Illinois v Daniel J. Edwards 2001 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Judge allows recorded confession of dying killer
Jailed 33 years for buried-alive suffocation murder, Nancy Rish using Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s words against him in latest bid for freedom
Nancy Rish, serving life-sentence for 1987 killing, wins appeal and another shot at freedom
Woman convicted in kidnapping gets re-sentencing hearing
New James Patterson series explores 1987 Kankakee murder
Wikipedia: Stephen B. Small

Books
Small Justice
Murder Beyond the Grave (ID True Crime Book 3)

Movies/Documentaries
James Patterson’s Murder is Forever: Murder Beyond the Grave
Snapped: Killer Couples: Nancy Rish and Danny Edwards

Defendants
Daniel Edwards – convicted, sentenced to death, changed to LWOP
Nancy Rish – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, sentence overturned,

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Little Village Shooting: Londre Sylvester, aka Rapper KTS Dre, shot about 64 times when leaving the jail; No one in custody yet


Londre “KTS Dre” Sylvester

Man Shot Outside Cook County Jail Had Up To 64 Bullet Wounds
Chicago rapper ‘KTS Dre’ killed in hail of bullets outside Cook County Jail
Man Shot Outside Jail in Chicago Had Up to 64 Bullet Wounds
Chicago rapper ‘KTS Dre’ shot more than 60 times outside Cook County Jail
Local rapper who had ‘just been released’ from Cook County Jail suffered as many as 64 bullet wounds in fatal shooting across the street from jail, police say
Chicago drill rapper gunned down outside Cook County Jail after fiancee puts up bail
59 Shell Casings Found Where Rapper Was Killed Outside Jail, Chicago Police Say
Chicago Rapper KTS Dre Shot 64 Times Moments After Jail Release
Chicago Rapper KTS Dre Shot as Many as 64 Times and Killed After Being Released from Jail
Rapper gunned down outside Chicago jail, shot 64 times

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