News Archive: Ricky Javon Gray and Ray Dandridge – Spree Killers: Killed 7 in January 2006

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Victims
Treva Terrell Gray, 35 (Ricky’s wife) [11/5/2005] (no one has been charged with her murder)
Sheryl Ann Embrey Warner, 37 [12/18/2005]
Ryan Carey, 26 [12/18/2005] (survived) no picture
Bryan Harvey, 49 [1/1/2006]
Kathryn Harvey, 39 [1/1/2006]
Stella Harvey, 9 [1/1/2006]
Ruby Harvey, 4 [1/1/2006]
Mary Baskerville-Tucker, 46 [1/6/2006]
Percyell Tucker, 55 [1/6/2006]
Ashley Baskerville, 21 [1/6/2006]

Harvey Family murders 1/1/2006 Richmond, VA *Ricky Gray and Ray Dandridge arrested for the murders of Richmond family*
Update: Harvey Family murder *Ricky Javon Gray murder trial begins*
Update: Harvey Family murder *Ricky Gray convicted; sentenced to death*
Update: Harvey Family murder *Ray Joseph Dandridge pled guilty; received LWOP for all murders*
Ricky Gray and Ray Dandridge spree murders *Ricky Gray sentenced to death; Ray Dandridge sentenced to LWOP*
Execution Alert: Ricky Jovan Gray for the murders of the Harvey Family

Books
Cold Blooded: The New Year’s Day Massacre

Movies/Documentaries
Wicked Attraction: Evil in the Blood

INMATE INFORMATION

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OFFENDER ID NUMBER: 1100057
OFFENDER NAME: Ricky Jovan Gray
SEX: Male
RACE: Black
VADOC RELEASE DATE: Death Sentence
LOCATION: Greensville Correctional Center

INMATE INFORMATION

ray-danridge

OFFENDER ID NUMBER: 1159354
OFFENDER NAME: Ray Joseph Dandridge
SEX: Male
RACE: Black
VADOC RELEASE DATE: Single Life Sentence
LOCATION: Keen Mountain Correctional Center

Monsters Among Us: Ronald Thornton hired two men to kill his friend & business partner, James DiMartino; All 3 sentenced to LWOP

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James DiMartino

James J. DiMartino obituary
Murder suspect charged in new plot
Charges upped on stripper’s story.
Ex-exotic dancer gets 15-to-life in slay
Convicted as triggerman in murder plot
Darnell Festus – Guilty Of First Degree Murder Of James DiMartino
St. Albans man gets life for contract hit
LI man convicted of hiring 3 to kill business partner
Nesconset Man Convicted in Murder-for-hire
Murder-for-hire guilty verdict
Thornton gets life without parole in ’08 slaying
Queens Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Commack Murder-for-hire

Movies/Documentaries
Shadow of Doubt: The Lawyer, the Dancer and the Hitman

Defendants
Ronald Thornton – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Donovan Raysor – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Darnell Festus – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Monique Randall – pled guilty, sentenced to 15 years to life in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

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Identifying and Location Information
As of 01/03/17
DIN (Department Identification Number) 10A1956
Inmate Name THORNTON, RONALD C
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 12/28/1970
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility ATTICA
Date Received (Original) 04/23/2010
Date Received (Current) 04/23/2010
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment SUFFOLK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction

Crime MURDER 1ST
Class A1

Crime CONSPIRACY 2ND
Class B

Crime CONSPIRACY 2ND
Class B

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 01/03/17
Aggregate Minimum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date LIFE
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date
Parole Hearing Type FULL MAXIMUM
Parole Eligibility Date 99/99/9999
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

INMATE INFORMATION

donovan-raysor

Identifying and Location Information
As of 01/03/17
DIN (Department Identification Number) 11A0521
Inmate Name RAYSOR, DONOVAN G
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 09/24/1987
Race / Ethnicity BLACK
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility GREEN HAVEN
Date Received (Original) 02/07/2011
Date Received (Current) 02/07/2011
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment SUFFOLK

Crimes of Conviction

Crime MURDER 1ST
Class A1

Crime CONSPIRACY 2ND
Class B

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 01/03/17
Aggregate Minimum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date LIFE
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date
Parole Hearing Type FULL MAXIMUM
Parole Eligibility Date 99/99/9999
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

INMATE INFORMATION

darnell-festus

Identifying and Location Information
As of 01/03/17
DIN (Department Identification Number) 10A4353
Inmate Name FESTUS, DARNELL
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 05/16/1985
Race / Ethnicity BLACK
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility ATTICA
Date Received (Original) 09/10/2010
Date Received (Current) 09/10/2010
Admission Type RETURN FROM PAROLE/COND REL
County of Commitment SUFFOLK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction

Crime MURDER 1ST
Class A1

Crime MURDER 2ND
Class B

Crime CONSPIRACY 2ND
Class B

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 01/03/17
Aggregate Minimum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date LIFE
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date
Parole Hearing Type FULL MAXIMUM
Parole Eligibility Date 99/99/9999
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

INMATE INFORMATION

monique-randall

Identifying and Location Information
As of 01/03/17
DIN (Department Identification Number) 11G0150
Inmate Name RANDALL, MONIQUE L
Sex FEMALE
Date of Birth 08/03/1979
Race / Ethnicity BLACK
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility BEDFORD HILLS
Date Received (Original) 02/22/2011
Date Received (Current) 02/22/2011
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment SUFFOLK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction

Crime MURDER 2ND
Class B

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 01/03/17
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0015 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 11/13/2023
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 07/2023
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 11/13/2023
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Update: Sarah Haley Foxwell murder *Convicted sex offender Thomas Leggs Jr pled guilty; Sentenced to LWOP*

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Sarah Haley Foxwell

Sarah Haley Foxwell murder 12/22/2009 Salisbury, MD *Missing girl’s body found on Christmas Day; Registered sex offender, Thomas J. Leggs, already in custody*
Find-A-Grave: Sarah Haley “HaleyBug” Foxwell
A Year After Her Death, Community Still Reminded of Sarah Foxwell
As Salisbury mourns, community asks why girl was killed
The search and memorial for Sarah Foxwell
A trail of charges for sex offenses, little jail time
Sex Offender Charged With Girl’s Kidnapping & Murder Pleads Guilty
Salisbury Girl’s Killer Gets Life Without Parole
Thomas Leggs, Jr. Pleads Guilty in 2009 MD Murder of 11-Year-Old Sarah Foxwell, Avoids Death Penalty
Child Killer Slashed in Prison
Where Is Thomas Leggs?

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Thomas J. Leggs Jr.

Psycho For Love: Thomas Michael Dixon, along with his friend David Neal Shepard, killed Dr. Joseph Sonnier, who was dating Dixon’s ex-girlfriend; Both sentenced to LWOP

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Dr. Joseph Sonnier III

Obituary for Dr. Joseph Sonnier III
The killing of Dr. Joseph Sonnier
Slain Texas Doctor’s Wife Also Murdered Two Years Ago
Texas Doctors Love Triangle: A Timeline of Events in This Twisted Murder-For-Hire Case
Texas Plastic Surgeon Accused of Love Triangle Murder-for-Hire
Mistrial Declared In Plastic Surgeon’s Murder Case
Ex-girlfriends testify in Dixon trial
Texas Jury Deliberates In Surgeon’s Capital Murder Retrial
Dixon found guilty of capital murder in Sonnier case
Jury finds Thomas Michael Dixon guilty on 2 capital murder counts (there are links there to the articles on the trial)
Victim Impact Statements
Texas Monthly: A Deadly Dance (a great article)

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: Obsession in the Lone Star State
Shadow of Doubt: The Doctor Is Out
20/20: A Last Dance in Texas
It Takes A Killer: A Treacherous Triangle

Defendants
Thomas Michael Dixon – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
David Neal Shepard – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION

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SID Number: 50104746
TDCJ Number: 02055626
Name: DIXON, THOMAS
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1964-03-25
Maximum Sentence Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Current Facility: ALLRED
Projected Release Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Parole Eligibility Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE

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INMATE INFORMATION

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SID Number: 06615766
TDCJ Number: 01881758
Name: SHEPARD, DAVID
Race: W
Gender: M
DOB: 1961-02-15
Maximum Sentence Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Current Facility: CONNALLY
Projected Release Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
Parole Eligibility Date: LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE

Offense History
Offense Date: 2012-07-10
Offense: CAPITAL MURDER
Sentence Date: 2013-09-16
County: LUBBOCK
Case No.: 2012-435941
Sentence: LWOP

Monsters Among Us: Michael Scott DeCorso raped and killed Margaret Ann Martinez; Sentenced to LWOP; He also raped several other women

remembering the victims

Judge sets conditions on opening DeCorso file
EMT recalls DeCorso had new boots after killing
Justices rule man who killed clerk in ’94 won’t get new trial
No-parole option saved DeCorso
State of Utah v Michael Scott DeCorso 1999
Michael Scott DeCorso Registration Details

INMATE INFORMATION

michael-scott-decorso

Offender Number: 120900
Offender Name: MICHAEL SCOTT DECORSO
DOB: Wed, 26 Feb 1969
Height: 6 Feet 0 Inches
Weight: 215
Sex: M
Location: UTAH STATE PRISON
Housing Facility: WASATCH
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
MICHAEL SCOTT DECORSO

Deadly Wives: Shaunna Dodd killed her husband, Brad Dodd; Sentenced to LWOP

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Brad Dodd

Brad Dodd obituary
Sheriff’s Detectives Make Arrest in Suspicious Death
Washoe Valley woman being held without bail in murder of her husband
Judge Sentences Wife for Murdering Husband in Washoe Valley
Life in Prison for Washoe Woman in Husband’s Death
Shaunna Dodd v State of Nevada 2014 (affirmed conviction and sentence affirmed)
Washoe woman gets life for killing husband
Shaunna Dodd pen pal request

Movies/Documentaries
Snapped: Shaunna Dodd

INMATE INFORMATION

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Name: SHAUNNA LEANN DODD
Offender ID: 1114133
Gender: Female
Ethnic: CAUCASIAN
Age: 35
Height: 5’2″
Weight: 115lb
Build: SMALL
Complexion: FAIR
Hair: BLONDE
Eyes: HAZEL
Institution: FLORENCE MCCLURE WOMENS CORRECTIONAL CR
Custody Level: MEDIUM
Aliases: SHAUNNA LEANNE HOWARD
Prior Felonies: NO

Delores “Dee” Lubaczewski murder 11/23/2006 Bay City, MI *Co-Worker, Howard Brown, convicted of her murder; sentenced to LWOP

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Delores “Dee” Lubaczewski

Delores “Dee” Lubaczewski obituary
Jury selection begins, daughter of victim speaks out from overseas
Murder trial begins
Slaying victim’s ex-boyfriend testifies in Brown murder trial
Brown pleads guilty to murder
Murder trial ends with guilty plea
Murder victim’s family speaks at Howard Brown’s sentencing
Howard Brown gets life for 2006 murder of Delores “Dee” Lubaczewski
Howard Brown Sentenced to LWOP in 2006 Michigan Murder

INMATE INFORMATION

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
MDOC Number: 261239
SID Number: 1467661J
Name: HOWARD DALE BROWN
Racial Identification: White
Gender: Male
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 190 lbs.
Date of Birth: 03/27/1969 (47)

MDOC STATUS
Current Status: Prisoner
Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Macomb Correctional Facility
Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II

ALIASES
None

MARKS, SCARS & TATTOOS
None

PRISON SENTENCES
ACTIVE

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