Psycho For Love: Randy Pioletti killed his ex-wife, Karen Sue Baile, then tried to cremate her body; Sentenced to life in prison


Karen Sue Baile

Find-A-Grave: Karen Sue Baile
Man Charged With Murder In Death Of Ex-Wife Whose Body Was Cremated
Funeral home worker charged in death of ex-wife
State of Kansas v Randy D. Pioletti 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Parole hearing for murder convict 30 years later (denied parole)

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Monsters Among Us: Eugene Keltner charged with the murder of David “Ray” Ninemire in 2003, the only murder ever in Westwood, KS


David “Ray” Ninemire

Eugene Keltner is currently in prison for involuntary manslaughter for the 7/7/2004 shooting death of Miguel A. Morales in Kansas City, KS.

Find-A-Grave: David R “Ray” Ninemire
Westwood Police Asking for Help in Cold Case Murder
Westwood’s only homicide remains unsolved
First-degree murder charges announced in Westwood’s only recorded homicide
Arrest announced in 2003 homicide in Kansas City suburb
Murder charges announced for Westwood’s first and only recorded homicide
Arrest announced in 2003 homicide in Kansas City suburb

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Parents Gone Wild: Howard Jansen III in custody for the murder of his 3-year-old daughter, Olivia Ann Jansen


Olivia Ann Jansen

Olivia Ann Jansen obituary
Family gathers to say goodbye to 3-year-old Kansas girl
‘That was my baby’: Grandmother heartbroken by KCK AMBER Alert’s tragic end
Fundraiser held to purchase memorial to honor Olivia Jansen
Community mourns after search for missing girl ends in tragedy
Father booked into jail following death of Olivia Jansen
Eyewitness led KCK police to trail where they found body of missing 3-year-old girl
Death of Kansas girl, 3, leads to 2nd arrest for murder
Murder charges filed against father, girlfriend in death of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen
Court papers: Olivia Jansen had bruising all over body when she was found in Kansas City, Kansas
KCK police called to Olivia Jansen’s home 5 times in 2020 before death; DCF called, too
Kansas father jailed after police find body of 3-year-old daughter: reports
Olivia Jansen: Tot killed by father and dumped near walking trail had brain bleeding, signs of severe child abuse [Police]
Kansas father, girlfriend charged in murder of his 3-year-old daughter
Howard Jansen: Father of Deceased Kansas Child Olivia Jansen Held on Murder Accusation
Girl, 3, Allegedly Killed by Father Didn’t Want to Go Back Home, Grandparents Say
Kansas DCF states Olivia Ann Jansen’s death was result of child abuse
Kansas DCF determines Olivia Jansen’s death result of child abuse, releases summary
Arrest Affidavit: Howard Jansen
DCF: Child Fatality Summary
Facebook: Howard Jansen III
Facebook: Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick

Defendants
Howard Jansen III
Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick

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Parents From Hell: Brandi Kai Marchant and Patrick Robert Javonovich are charged with the death of their 2-year-old son, Zaiden Javonovich, who was dead days before police discovered him


Zaiden Javonovich

Wichita boy, 2, found dead in a crib; parents arrested on suspicion of murder
Parents arrested in death of 2-year-old Wichita boy
911 call details events that led up to Wichita police finding body of 2-year-old boy
Parents of Wichita 3-year-old found dead in crib charged with murder, child abuse
Wichita parents charged with killing 2-year-old son, injuring baby
Wichita parents arrested for felony murder in death of 2-year-old
Wichita parents charged with murder, child abuse in death of 2-year-old boy
Kansas parents of 3-year-old boy found dead in crib charged with murder, child abuse

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Monsters Among Us: Justin Eugene Thurber raped, tortured and killed Jodi LeAnn Sanderholm; Sentenced to death


Jodi LeAnn Sanderholm

Ark City man charged with murder of student
Jury recommends death penalty for Justin Thurber
Killer of Cowley County college student gets death penalty
Man on death row for rape, murder of Kansas woman appeals sentence
Man convicted for 2007 murder of Jodi Sanderholm appeals conviction
Kansas Supreme Court reviews death sentence for murderer of Arkansas City teen
Family of Jodi Sanderholm joins effort to oust four Supreme Court justices
Justin Thurber Sentenced to Death in 2007 Kansas Murder
Justin Eugene Thurber – Kansas Death Row
Inmate pens letter to editor

Movies/Documentaries
Your Worst Nightmare: Every Step You Take

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THURBER, JUSTIN EUGENE (KDOC# 0093868)
Names
Name Type Name
Conviction THURBER, JUSTIN EUGENE
True THURBER, JUSTIN EUGENE
Alias THURB,
Alias TMURDER,

Birthdate: Mar 14, 1983
Age: 34

Demographics
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Height 6′-2″
Weight 181
Gender Male
Race White

Serial Killer: Francis Donald Nemechek killed 5 people in Kansas; Sentenced to 5 consecutive terms of life in prison

Victims
Victims
Cheryl Lynn Young, 21 [12/13/1974 Hays, KS]
Guy William Young, 2 [12/13/1974 Hays, KS]
Diane Lynn Lovette, 19 [12/13/1974 Hays, KS]
Carla Joan Baker, 20 [6/30/1976 Hays, KS]
Paula Sue Fabrizius, 16 [8/21/1976 Gove County, KS]

Find-A-Grave: Cheryl Lynn Young
Find-A-Grave: Guy William Young
Find-A-Grave: Diane Lynn Lovette
Find-A-Grave: Carla Joan Baker
Find-A-Grave: Paula Sue Fabrizius
Graham County Historical Society: Francis Donald Nemechek
Winter of discontent
State of Kansas v Francis Donald Nemechek 1978 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Memories of murder victims still strong after 42 years
35 years ago – Colorado trip ends in tragedy for 3 Lee County residents
Man convicted of five murders in NW Kan. scheduled for parole hearing
Relative weighs in on Nemechek parole hearing
Family seeks to keep serial killer in prison
Nemechek denied parole; next hearing deferred to 2027
Murderpedia: Donald Nemechek

Books
50 American Serial Killers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Volume 3

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Casey Eaton murder 4/19/2017 Kansas City, KS *Emenencio Lansdown charged with killing Casey Eaton near park for her murdered sister*


Casey Eaton

Police ask for tips on woman found dead inside car in Kansas City, Kan.
KCK family grieves for another daughter as police search for killer
U.S. Marshals, KCK violent crimes task force seek suspect considered armed and dangerous in woman’s murder
Woman found shot to death in KCK is sister of Pamela Butler, girl kidnapped and killed in 1999
KCK homicide victim was sister of Pamela Butler, girl kidnapped and killed in 1999
Man charged in slaying of Pamela Butler’s sister taken into custody
Search underway for man accused in Kansas woman’s killing
Police arrest man accused of killing Casey Eaton near park dedicated to her slain sister
Wanted murder suspect surrenders after standoff with KCK police
Woman whose 10-year-old daughter was killed in 1999 loses second daughter to murder
Mom still dealing with tragedy of losing daughter almost 18 years ago never thought she’d have to bury another
‘I can’t believe this has happened to me again’: Woman loses second daughter to murder
Pamela Butler murder 10/12/1999 Grain Valley, MO *Keith Dwayne Nelson convicted of her murder; sentenced to death* (Casey Eaton’s sister)

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Deadly Girlfriends: Rachael Christina Hilyard charged with the murder of Micki Lyn Davis, the grandmother of her ex-boyfriend


Micki Lyn Davis

Micki Lyn Davis obituary
Micki Davis: a Wichita woman who nurtured so many
One dead in suspected homicide in southwest Wichita
Woman found dead in southwest Wichita was decapitated, police say
Wichita woman jailed in decapitation of ex-boyfriend’s mother
Woman arrested in Sunday homicide, victim identified
‘I think someone is trying to kill my grandma,’ boy said at door
Wichita woman charged in decapitation of ex-boyfriend’s mother
Decapitation suspect makes first appearance in court
Decapitation suspect had led a troubled life
Kansas Woman Accused of Decapitating Ex-Boyfriend’s Mother During Altercation

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Austins Bar & Grill Shooting: Adam W. Purinton charged with shooting 3 men, killing one of them; Possible hate crime

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austins-victims
Victims
Alok Madasani, 32 (survived)
Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32
Ian Grillot, 24 (survived)

Inside Austins, a busy night of bar regulars until racial slurs, gunshots shatter peace
Wife of man shot, killed at Olathe bar and grill says her family has lost a “very lovable soul”
Garmin engineer killed in Olathe shooting remembered for kindness
Austins shooting victim who stepped in to stop possible hate crime: ‘We are all humans’
Federal investigators looking into deadly Austins Bar and Grill shooting as a possible hate crime
Charges filed in Olathe Austins shooting; suspect waives extradition to Johnson County
Olathe man charged with murder, attempted murder in triple shooting
First-degree murder charge filed in possible hate crime shooting at Olathe’s Austins bar
Hate Crime Is Feared as 2 Indian Engineers Are Shot in Kansas
He yelled ‘Get out of my country,’ witnesses say, and then shot 2 men from India, killing one
Indian man killed in possibly racial shooting at Kansas bar

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adam-purinton

NAME: ADAM WADE PURINTON
CRIMINAL FILE NUMBER: 037816
DOB: 05-21-1965
RACE: W
SEX: M

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Spree Killers: George Ronald York and James Douglas Latham killed 9 people in a multi-state killing spree; Both were executed on 6/22/1965

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althea-and-gene
Althea Ottavio and Gene Reed

Victims
Althea Ottavio, 43 [5/29/1961 Jacksonville, FL]
Patricia Hewitt, 25 [5/29/1961 Jacksonville, FL]
John Whittaker, 71 [6/7/1961 Tullahoma, TN]
Albert Eugene “Gene” Reed, 35 [6/8/1962 Edwardsville, IL]
Martin Drenovac, 69 [6/8/1962 Edwardsville, IL]
2 men [St Louis, MO]
Otto Ziegler, 62 [6/9/1961 Wallace, KS]
Rachel Moyer, 18 [6/10/1961 Craig, CO]

Find-A-Grave: Althea Watts Ottavio
Find-A-Grave: Rachel Maria Moyer
Two youths calm in telling about murderous tour
Tragic irony for killers
Young killers spend the night in Colorado
State of Kansas v James Douglas Latham & George Ronald York 1962 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
York, Latham Gain Stay Of Execution
Death on Route 66: The Murders of Gene Reed and Martin Drenovac – Part One (GREAT post)
Death on Route 66: The Murders of Gene Reed and Martin Drenovac – Part two (GREAT post)
Former prison official recalls notorious case
Two racist, mentally disturbed AWOL soldiers go on killing rampage across the country in 1961
Pair dies on gallows in Kansas
truecrimelibrary: James Latham and George York
40 years later, killers’ graves still a draw
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_York_and_James_Latham
Killer’s sister: ‘In Cold Blood’ inaccurate
Murder research brings woman to Kansas

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Gary York and James Latham
They were executed 6/22/1965

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