The Dixie Mafia and Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife Margaret – Why were they executed in their own home?


Vincent and Margaret Sherry

Murder and the Dixie Mafia
The Dixie Mafia Murders
At A Loss
Kirksey Nix Jr linked to slaying 20 years ago in rural Tennessee
An ‘ice cold’ murder conspiracy ended Margaret and Vincent Sherry’s lives 30 years ago
Biloxi’s Tale of Murder, Extortion and Racy Photos
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat released from prison after serving time for conspiracy that led to murders
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat released from halfway house, ending sentence in murder plot
Biloxi’s Tale of Murder, Extortion and Racy Photos
Angola Calling
Dixie Mafia
Kirksey McCord Nix Jr
Wikipedia: Pete Halat
United States of America v Sheri LaRa Sharpe 1999 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Figure in Coast judge’s slaying dies
Find-A-Grave: Thomas Leslie Holcomb
Find-A-Grave: John Elbert Ransom

Books
Mississippi Mud

Movies/Documentaries
City Confidential: Biloxi
Unusual Suspects: Murder in Biloxi
The FBI Files: The Dixie Mafia
Power, Privilege & Justice: Biloxi Confidential
The 1980’s – The Deadliest Decade

Defendants
Pete Halat – acquitted of murder, convicted of conspiracy, sentenced to 18 years in federal prison, released 4/24/2013
Kirksey McCord Nix Jr. – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, sentenced to LWOP in federal prison
Mike Gillich Jr – sentenced to life in prison, released from prison 2012, died of cancer
Thomas Leslie Holcomb – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, died in prison
John Elbert Ransom – convicted, sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, released 2003, died 2006
Sheri LaRa Sharpe – convicted,

INMATE INFORMATION

PETER HALAT
Register Number: 20918-077
Age: 75
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 04/24/2013

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: KIRKSEY MCCORD NIX
Register Number: 20921-077
Age: 78
Race: White
Sex: Male
Release Date: LIFE
Located At: FCI El Reno

INMATE INFORMATION

MIKE GILLICH
Register Number: 02624-043
Age: 87
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 07/25/2000

INMATE INFORMATION

THOMAS LESLIE HOLCOMB
Register Number: 72967-079
Age: 52
Race: White
Sex: Male
Deceased: 04/08/2005

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: SHERI LARA SHARPE
Register Number: 02657-043
Age: 67
Race: White
Sex: Female
Released On: 06/13/2002

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