Serial Killer: Harvey Louis Carignan *Harv the Hammer* and *The Want-Ad Killer*

Laura Showalter, 57 [7/31/1949 Anchorage, AK] no picture
Dorcas Callen, survived
Virginia Piper, [7/27/1972 kidnapped]
Laura Leslie Brock, 19 [9/13/1972 Bellingham, WA]
Kathy Sue Miller, 15 [5/1/1973 Seattle, WA] picture above
Mary Townsend, 47 (survived)
Jerri Billings, 13 (survived)
Eileen Marie Hunley, 29 [8/10/1974 Shelbourn County, MN] picture above
June Lynch, 17 (survived) [9/8/1974 MN]
Lisa King, 16 (survived) [9/8/1974 MN]
Gwen Burton, (survived) [9/14/1974]
Sally Versoi, (survived) [9/18/1974]
Diane Flynn, (survived) [9/18/1974]
Kathy Schultz, 18 [9/20/1974 Isanti County, MN] picture above

*Note* Harvey Carignan died March 14, 2023 (yesterday)

Find-A-Grave: Laura Showalter
Find-A-Grave: Laura Leslie Brock
Find-A-Grave: Kathy Sue Miller
Find-A-Grave: Eileen Marie Fischer Hunley
Find-A-Grave: Katherine J “Kathy” Schultz
Harvey Carignan v United States 1950 (conviction affirmed, sentenced overturned)
Radford University profile: Harvey Louis Carignan
Murderpedia: Harvey Louis Carignan
Wikipedia: Harvey Carignan
Harvey Carignan – Famous Serial Killers
Tales of True Crime, episode 3: The Murderer Who Escaped Execution to Become a Serial Killer
Serial Killers: Harvey Carignan
Harvey Carignan – The Want-Ad Killer
Harvey Carignan
A look back at Harvey “The Hammer” Carignan, “The Want Ad Killer”
Harvey Carignan: Serial killer ‘Harvey the Hammer’ who lured women with ‘help wanted’ ads dies at 95

Tales of True Crime, episode 3: The Murderer Who Escaped Execution to Become a Serial Killer
The Serial Killer Podcast: Harvey Louis Carignan | Harv the Hammer

The Want-Ad Killer
True Crime: American Monsters Vol. 4: 12 Horrific American Serial Killers (Serial Killers US)
Hunting Humans: An Encyclopedia of Modern Serial Killers
Alcatraz: The last survivors

The Serial Killers: Harvey Carignan: Harv the Hammer
The Serial Killers



Deadly Duo: Coty Martinez & Jeremy Brooks killed Patrick O’Dea and Ruth Ouverson on a multi-state crime spree

Hugh Patrick O’Dea, 69 [7/24/2007] KY
Ruth Ann Ouverson, 58 [8/3/2007] MN

Hugh Patrick O’Dea obituary
Find-A-Grave: Hugh “Patrick” O’Dea
Ruth Ouverson obituary
Find-A-Grave: Ruth Ann Wahnschaffe Ouverson
Greenwood Man Wanted In Minnesota Murder
Louisiana fugitives sought in slaying
Following the fugitives
Louisiana couple to be charged in Louisville murders
Suspect in murder admits ‘doing some bad things’
Ouverson murder suspects indicted on first degree murder charges
Caddo Parish Man Pleads Guilty In Minnesota Murder
Text of Killer Couples: Coty Martinez & Jeremy Brooks

Snapped: Killer Couples: Coty Martinez and Jeremy Brooks
Wicked Attraction: Superstar

Coty Martinez – pled guilty, sentenced to 30 years in prison
Jeremy Brooks (aka Travis Guntenaar) – convicted, sentenced to LWOP



Update: Eli Hart murder *Mother, Julissa Thaler, convicted of his murder; Sentenced to LWOP*

Eli Hart

Mothers From Hell: Julissa Thaler charged with killing her 6-year-old son, Eli Hart, and putting him in her car trunk
Julissa Thaler guilty of 6-year-old son’s murder
Minnesota Mom Convicted of Murdering Her 6-Year-Old Son After Going to Gun Range for Shooting Practice
Minnesota mom convicted of murdering 6-year-old son with shotgun blasts in ‘one of the most horrific’ cases prosecutors have ever seen
Minnesota woman convicted of killing her 6-year-old son just days after regaining full custody of him
Julissa Thaler sentenced to life without parole in son’s murder
Julissa Thaler sentenced to life in prison for murdering 6-year-old son, Eli Hart
‘This monster’: Mom curses court, professes innocence, is sentenced to life without parole over shotgun murder of 6-year-old son


Deadly Mothers: Jennifer Lynn Matter abandoned her newborn son on Methodist Beach, and previously abandoned a baby girl also; Sentencing will be 4/28/2023

Minnesota woman pleads guilty to leaving newborn to die
Red Wing woman pleads guilty to murdering her baby in 2003
Mother admits to leaving newborn near Mississippi River in 2003
Minnesota woman pleads guilty to leaving newborn to die
CRIME Jennifer Matter pleads guilty in death of baby boy found near Lake Pepin in 2003
Woman Pleads Guilty to Abandoning Newborn Son to Die on Minnesota Beach

Jennifer Lynn Matter

Deadly Husbands: Eric James Reinbold stabbed his wife, Lissette, to death, over 20 times, leaving her body for her child to find her; Sentenced to 40 years in prison

Lissette Reinbold

Lissette Reinbold obituary
Find-A-Grave: Lissette Garza Reinbold
Suspected Wife Killer Taken into Custody in a ‘Wooded Rural’ Area of Minnesota Almost One Month After Fatal Stabbing
Eric James Reinbold found guilty of second-degree murder
Reinbold convicted of murdering his wife
Minnesota wife killer sentenced to 40 years
Reinbold sentenced to 40 years in prison
Minnesota Man Gets 40 Years For Fatally Stabbing Wife Dozens Of Times And Going On The Run
Man Gets 40 Years in Prison for Stabbing Wife Whose Body Was Found by Their Son
Eric Reinbold sentenced to 40 years in prison for murdering his wife
Oklee, Minn. man convicted of murdering wife sentenced to 40 years in prison
Minnesota man sentenced to 4 decades in prison for fatally stabbing wife 27 times


Murder In The Family: Dustin Gene Tinklenberg charged with the murder of his 93-year-old grandmother, Stella Anderson, because he believed she “altered” his bacon

Stella Anderson

Stella M. Anderson obituary
Man charged with murdering his grandmother with hatchet in east-central Minnesota home
‘So I lost it’: Homeless man charged in his grandmother’s homicide
Man charged with murdering grandmother in dispute over bacon
‘So I lost it’: Unhinged man hacks 93-yr-old grandma to death believing she had ‘altered’ his bacon
‘So I Lost It’: Minnesota Man Allegedly Hacked 93-Year-Old Grandma to Death with Hatchet, Believing She ‘Altered the Bacon He Was Eating’


Age 42
Gender Male

ID Number 177540020780348
Custody Status Date Sep 13, 2022 09:03 PM CDT
Custody Status In Custody
Book Date Sep 13, 2022 08:55 PM CDT

100 S. Vine
Mora, MN 55051
(320) 679-8402

Cold Case: Jerry Arnold Westrom stabbed Jeanne Anne Childs 65 times to death in 1993, shown by DNA

Jeanne Anne Childs

Isanti man indicted for 1st-degree murder in 1993 homicide case, to make first court appearance
Isanti businessman charged in 1993 murder
Trial starts for Jerry Westrom, accused of Jeanie Ann Childs’ 1993 murder
Trial begins for man charged in 1993 Minneapolis cold case murder
Jury finds Isanti man guilty of murder in 1993 cold case
Jerry Westrom found guilty of murder in cold case killing of Jeanie Ann Childs
Isanti man convicted of murder in 1993 cold case
Jerry Westrom found guilty of 1st, 2nd-degree murder in 1993 cold case
Hennepin jury convicts Jerry Westrom in cold case killing
Minnesota Man Convicted Of 1993 Cold Case Murder Based On DNA From A Hot Dog Napkin
Minnesota Man Convicted in 1993 Cold Case Murder of Woman Stabbed 65 Times After Investigators Obtained His DNA from Used Hot Dog Napkin at Hockey Game


Cold Case: Michael Allan Carbo Jr raped and killed Nancy Jane Daugherty in 1986 in her home; Sentencing will be Sept. 30, 2022

Nancy Jane Daugherty

Find-A-Grave: Nancy Jane Oswald Daugherty
DNA match leads to arrest in Chisholm cold case homicide
Murder charges filed in Chisholm cold case
Arrest made in connection to 1986 Chisholm homicide case that went cold
Iron Range man charged in unsolved 1986 homicide, but connection to victim unclear
‘Never give up’: Chisholm man guilty of 1986 murder
Minnesota man convicted in woman’s 1986 rape and murder in a case revived by genealogy database analysts
Chisolm man convicted in 1986 cold-case murder
Chisholm Man Found Guilty Of Nancy Daugherty Cold Case Murder
Minnesota man convicted in woman’s 1986 rape and murder in a case revived by genealogy database analysts
Man Found Guilty Of 1986 Rape And Murder Of Minnesota Nursing Home Aide Found Dead In Her Home
Minnesota Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting and Murdering ‘Wonderful Woman’ in Her Home More Than Three Decades Ago


Psycho For Love: Henry Hickman beat his wife, Cynthia, to death with a baseball bat; Sentenced to 40 years in prison

Find-A-Grave: Cynthia Moreland Hickman
Brooklyn Park man accused of beating wife to death with bat
Man Accused Of Killing Wife With Baseball Bat
Henry Hickman beat wife to death, set house on fire with his kids inside
Chilling call announced Brooklyn Park woman’s murder
Cynthia Hickman
Chilling call announced Brooklyn Park woman’s murder
Hickman pleads guilty to beating his wife to death in their Brooklyn Park home in February 2011
Hickman gets 40 years for brutal murder


Mothers From Hell: Julissa Thaler charged with killing her 6-year-old son, Eli Hart, and putting him in her car trunk

Eli Hart

Find-A-Grave: Eli Kenneth Alejo Hart
Family remember the boy found dead in Mound, ‘Eli was the sweetest kid’
Community memorializes boy found dead in car driven by his mother
Minn. Boy, 6, Who Dreamed of Becoming a Firefighter, Is Found Dead in the Trunk of His Mom’s Car
Charges: Mom fatally shot 6-year-old son, hid his body in trunk of car
Mother charged with murder in death of 6-year-old
Mother charged after her 6-year-old son is found dead in car trunk in Minneapolis suburb
Family says they expressed concern for Eli Hart’s safety before his death
6-Year-Old Boy Found Dead in Trunk of Mom’s Car Had Been Shot Up to 9 Times: Authorities
Woman charged with murder after 6-year-old son found dead in Mound makes 1st court appearance
KARE 11 Investigates: Despite red flags, child protection closed the case of 6-year-old weeks before his murder
Minnesota mom accused of shooting 6-year-old son several times, leaving body in trunk
Mental health records sought by lawyer representing woman accused of killing 6-year-old son
Mom Accused of Killing 6-Year-Old Allegedly Went to Gun Range to Learn How to Shoot Before Murder
Woman whose son was found slain in car trunk indicted on first-degree murder charges
Mom Allegedly Found with ‘Brain Matter in Her Hair’ After Killing 6-Year-Old Son with Shotgun Indicted for First-Degree Murder
gofundme: Funeral and Headstone
Update: Eli Hart murder *Mother, Julissa Thaler, convicted of his murder; Sentenced to LWOP*


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