Monsters Among Us: Brian Dugan – rapist, murderer, serial killer

Jeanine Nicarico, 10 [2/25/1983]
Donna Schnorr, 27 [7/15/1984]
Melissa Ackerman, 7 [6/2/1985]
Opal Horton (survived)

This Date in History: Jeanine Nicarico murder 1983
Find-A-Grave: Jeanine Nicarico
Find-A-Grave: Donna Kay Schnorr
Find-A-Grave: Melissa Love “Missy” Ackerman
Brian Dugan gets two life sentences for the murders of Donna Schnorr and Melissa Ackerman
Dugan Gets Two Life Terms Without Parole On Guilty Pleas
The man accused of killing a 7-year-old girl abducted…
Man pleads innocent to killing 6 year old
Jury deliberating in Dugan hearing
Dugan sentenced to death row
Dugan moved to death row in Pontiac prison
Brian Dugan – Illinois – Sentence Commuted
Nicarico’s Dad ‘Disgusted’ Dugan Won’t Face Death Sentence
Serial Killer Fears Inmates Will Murder Him
Jeanine Nicarico case: Brian Dugan ‘was not your normal killer’
Jury hears Dugan’s ’85 confessions
Brian James Dugan Profile
Murderpedia: Brian James Dugan
Wikipedia: Brian Dugan
Wikipedia: Jeanine Nicarico murder case
The legacy of Brian Dugan (timeline)
Psycho rapes and murders 10-year-old Illinois girl in 1983, cops railroad 2 innocent men

“The Chicago Abductor” Brian Dugan

A Killer by Design: Murderers, Mindhunters, and My Quest to Decipher the Criminal Mind


Update: Joleen Rebecca Cummings murder *Kimberly Kessler convicted of her murder; Faces mandatory LWOP, sentencing will be 1/27/2022

Joleen Cummings

News Archive: Joleen Rebecca Cummings murder
Trial For Florida Woman Accused Of Killing Hairstylist Begins With Bizarre Outbursts
Jury finds Kimberly Kessler guilty of first-degree murder of Joleen Cummings in Nassau County
Butler County native found guilty in 2018 murder of colleague in Florida
Kimberly Kessler found guilty of 1st-degree murder in death of Joleen Cummings
Mother of Joleen Cummings shares message for daughter’s convicted killer
Salon Mom Killer Kimberly Kessler Found Guilty of Brutally Murdering Beloved Co-worker


She is booked under one of her assumed identities – Jennifer Marie Sybert

Deadly Duo: Georgios Kakavelos and James Duffy killed employee Allyzibeth Lamont for reporting the deli to the NY State Labor Commission; Both sentenced to prison

Allyzibeth Lamont

Allyzibeth LaMont obituary
Find-A-Grave: Allyzibeth Ann Lamont
Two have murder charges upgraded
Sub Shop Owner Allegedly Had Employee Killed with Bat to Avoid Paying Back Wages He Owed
Key witness: Ex-boss too haunted by Allyzibeth Lamont’s face to dig grave
Man Admits To Killing Sub Shop Coworker With Bat, Alleges He Did It On Behalf Of Owner
James Duffy gets sentence of 18 years to life in killing of Allyzibeth Lamont
Restaurant Manager Convicted of Murdering 22-Year-Old Employee After Claiming He Was an Innocent Witness to Her Death
Kakavelos sentenced to life without parole for 2019 murder of Allyzibeth Lamont
Deli owner sentenced in murder for hire of 22-year-old employee, Allyzibeth Lamont
Upstate New York Deli Owner Gets Life For Workplace Whistleblower’s Murder
Kakavelos sentenced to life in prison without parole for Lamont murder
‘I Hope and Pray that You Die Alone and Scared’: Family Members of Victim Slam ‘Piece of Sh*t’ Restaurant Boss for Brutal Murder of Employee

Georgios Kakavelos – convicted, sentenced to LWOP (owner of deli)
James Duffy – pled guilty, sentenced to 18 years in prison, testified against Kakavelos


Age 53
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Sep 30, 1968
ID Number 44497
Custody Status Date Nov 01, 2019 05:04 AM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Saratoga County Jail
Book Date Nov 01, 2019 04:56 AM EDT

Saratoga County Jail
6010 County Farm Road
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
(518) 885-2480


Identifying and Location Information
As of 12/02/21
DIN (Department Identification Number) 21A1302
Inmate Name DUFFY, JAMES A
Date of Birth 07/13/1985
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility FIVE POINTS
Date Received (Original) 07/27/2021
Date Received (Current) 07/27/2021
County of Commitment SARATOGA
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Class A1

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 12/02/21
Aggregate Minimum Sentence0018 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 10/27/2037
Parole Hearing Date 06/2037
Parole Eligibility Date 10/27/2037
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Monsters Among Us: Joseph McKee stabbed Alicia Marie Kerce to death and kept stabbing when she tried to crawl away; Sentenced to LWOP

Alicia Marie Kerce

Alicia Hars Kerce obituary
Find-A-Grave: Alicia Hars Kerce
Facebook: Alicia Kerce
Putnam sheriff: Stabbing death ‘most brutal murder I can remember’ in county history
Deputies identify woman killed in Interlachen, charge suspect with first-degree murder
Deputies: Murder suspect captured in Jacksonville returned to Putnam County
Suspect in death of Putnam County woman located by Jacksonville police
Interlachen man to spend life in prison after pleading no contest to a murder from 2018
Interlachen man sentenced to life in prison for a 2018 murder
‘The Most Brutal Murder I Can Remember’: Florida Man Sentenced for Stabbing Woman to Death as She Tried to Crawl to Safety


Update: Sydney Loofe murder *Aubrey Trail sentenced to death, Bailey Boswell sentenced to LWOP

Sydney Loofe

News Archive: Sydney Loofe murder
Aubrey Trail sentenced to death for 2017 murder of Sydney Loofe
Aubrey Trail sentenced to death for murder, dismemberment of Lincoln store clerk Sydney Loofe
Murderer Aubrey Trail sentenced to death for killing of Sydney Loofe
Murderer Aubrey Trail exposes his own lies before being sentenced to death
Aubrey Trail sentenced to death for the murder of Sydney Loofe
Bailey Boswell sentencing underway; Could be first woman in Nebraska to get the death penalty
Death Hearing Begins For Nebraska Woman Convicted Of Murder Of Another Woman She Lured Through Tinder
Bailey Boswell was perfect victim to fall prey to Aubrey Trail, defense attorney says
Bailey Boswell makes tearful plea for her life on last day of death-penalty hearing
Boswell receives life sentence for Loofe slaying
Three-judge panel sentences Bailey Boswell to life in prison on Monday morning
Bailey Boswell avoids death sentence for murder of Sydney Loofe
Nebraska Woman Sentenced For Abduction, Murder, and Dismemberment of Tinder Date ‘As Part of a Plan to Satisfy Her Sexual Desire’

Aubrey Trail – convicted, sentenced to death
Bailey Boswell – convicted, sentenced to LWOP



Monsters Among Us: Michael Joe Rice beat his 81-year-old mother, Ruth Rice, and raped her; Sentenced to 45 years in federal prison and LWOP state

Ruth Miller Rice obituary
Find-A-Grave: Ruth Miller Rice
OSBI Agents Investigate Possible Murder of Ruth Rice
Son Arrested in Rice Murder (and Rape)
Man charged in mother’s killing
Michael Rice DNA Recovered from Ruth Rice
Welch, OK, man faces charges in rape and murder of his mother
Welch man gives details in mother’s death, police say
Michael Rice Pleads Guilty; Life without Parole (State charges)
Grand Jury Indictments: Michael Joe Rice (about 2/3 way down)
Welch Man Sentenced to 45 Years in Federal Prison for Murder
Welch man sentenced to 45 years in prison for matricide
Oklahoma Man Gets Decades in Prison for Murdering His Mother, Raping Her When He Didn’t Know If She Was Alive or Dead


Boyfriends From Hell: Jadin Nunez killed his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, Shannah Leilani McAlpine, because she put her shoes on the wrong feet; Sentenced to LWOP

Shannah Leilani McAlpine

Shannah Leilani McAlpine obituary
Find-A-Grave: Shannah Leilani McAlpine
Mom arrested in death of a two-year-old child
Police arrest Temple mother whose boyfriend allegedly killed her toddler by punching her
Central Texas girl died of blunt force trauma days before 3rd birthday
Killeen: Local man indicted in blunt force trauma death of 2-year-old girl
Texas Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Beating Toddler to Death After She Put Her Shoes on Wrong Feet Days Before Her Birthday
Texas man beat 2-year-old girl to death for putting shoes on wrong feet

Jadin Nunez – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Ashley Marie McAlpine –



Update: Smallwood-Henderson family massacre *Christopher Henderson convicted, sentenced to death*

Kristen Smallwood Henderson, 35 (9 months pregnant)
Loryn Brooke Smallwood (the unborn child)
Clayton Daniel Chambers, 8
Carol Jean Smallwood, 67
Eli Reed Sololowski, 1

Monsters Among Us: Christopher Matthew Henderson and Rhonda Jean Carlson charged with killing Kristen Smallwood (his other wife), children and other family members
Find-A-Grave: Kristen Meredith Smallwood Chambers
Find-A-Grave: Loryn Brooke Chambers
Find-A-Grave: Clayton Daniel Chambers
Find-A-Grave: Carol Jean Smallwood
Find-A-Grave: Eli Reed Sololowski
Plea hearing set for Alabama woman charged with 18 counts of capital murder
Man Found Guilty of Killing Pregnant Wife and Her Family
Man charged with 2015 murders of five people in New Market sentenced to death
Alabama Man Who Murdered Pregnant Wife in Third Trimester and 3 Young Children Is Sentenced to Death
Alabama man sentenced to death for killing wife and family
Rhonda Jean Carlson Given Plea Deal in 2015 AL Multiple Murders
Plea hearing set for Rhonda Carlson charged with 18 counts of capital murder
Woman gets life sentence for helping husband plan killings
Rhonda Carlson sentenced to life in prison without parole for 2015 New Market murders
Alabama Woman Handed Life Sentence For Helping Husband Plan Killings Of His Ex And Her Family
Alabama woman gets life sentence for helping husband plan killings

Christopher Matthew Henderson – convicted, sentenced to death
Rhonda Jean Carlson – pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP



Monsters Among Us: Quake Lewellyn kidnapped, raped and killed Sydney Claire Sutherland after he saw her jogging; Sentenced to LWOP

Sydney Claire Sutherland

Sydney Claire Sutherland obituary
Find-A-Grave: Sydney Claire Sutherland
Sydney Sutherland’s accused killer joined search team after she went missing
Arkansas Farmer Abducted, Murdered Nurse After He Spotted Her Jogging, Police Say
Suspect charged with the murder and rape of Sydney Sutherland
Court filings detail evidence against Sydney Sutherland’s accused killer
Lewellyn struck Sutherland with truck, raped her, authorities say in affidavit
Man Accused of Ramming Jogger with Truck Before Murder Allegedly ‘Tried to Forget’ About Crime
Trial date set in Sutherland case
Lewellyn’s attorney requests change of venue, waiving death penalty in Sydney Sutherland case
Quake Lewellyn pleads guilty to murder, rape in Sydney Sutherland case
Lewellyn pleads guilty in Sydney Sutherland murder
Northeast Arkansas man pleads guilty to 2020 rape, murder of Sydney Sutherland
Quake Lewellyn sentenced to life in prison for murder, rape of Sydney Sutherland
Man accused of killing Jackson County woman Sydney Sutherland pleads guilty to murder, will spend life in prison
Quake Lewellyn Pleads Guilty to Murdering and Raping Arkansas Jogger Sydney Sutherland
Man accused of killing Jackson County woman Sydney Sutherland pleads guilty to murder, will spend life in prison


Deadly Duo: Evan James Miller and Colby Smith beat Cole Columbus Cannon to death with a baseball bat and robbed him and set his house on fire; Both sentenced to life in prison

Cole Cannon

Cole Columbus Cannon obituary
Find-A-Grave: Cole Columbus Cannon
Teen gets life for capital murder
Youth gets life without parole for murder, fire
Evan Miller apologizes to family of Cole Cannon ‘for stealing that joy’ from their lives
Lawrence man whose murder case went to Supreme Court again gets life without parole
Evan Miller resentenced to life without parole for murder he committed at age 14
Alabama juvenile lifer appeals life without parole sentence
Murderpedia: Evan James Miller
North Alabama family fights to keep their father’s killers behind bars during pandemic
North Alabama family leans on faith while awaiting judge’s decision in their father’s murder case
Wikipedia: Miller v Alabama

Evan James Miller – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Colby Smith – pled guilty, sentenced to life in prison (has a chance at parole)



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