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Execution Alert: Mark Christeson executed for the murders of Susan Brouk and her 2 children

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Victims
Susan Brouk, 36
Adrian Brouk, 12
Kyle Brouk, 9

Find-A-Grave: Susan Jo Southard Brouk
Find-A-Grave: Adrian K. Brouk
Find-A-Grave: Kyle C. Brouk
BROUK MURDERS: From Bolin’s Hill to Bonne Terre
Missouri sets October execution date for triple murderer from Maries County
State of Missouri v Jessie R. Carter 2002 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Missouri v Mark A. Christeson 2001 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Mark A. Christeson v State of Missouri 2004 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Mark A. Christeson v Don Roper, Warden 2015 (habeas corpus)
Missouri inmate faces execution today for killing family in 1998
Missouri Inmate Faces Execution for Killing Family in 1998
Inmate Faces Execution Tuesday for Killing Family in 1998
Missouri inmate faces execution for killing family in 1998
Murderpedia: Mark A. Christeson
Missouri executes death row inmate Mark Christeson for 1998 murders
Missouri man executed for 1998 murder of mother, 2 children

Defendants
Mark Christeson – convicted, sentenced to death
Jessie Carter – convicted, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 1031687
Offender Name Mark A Christeson
Race White
Sex Male
Date of Birth 02/20/1979
Height/Weight 5’11” / 198
Hair/Eyes Brown / Brown
Assigned Location Eastern Reception Diagnostic Corr Center
Address 2727 Highway K, Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 358-5516
Sentence Summary Death (Death, Death, Death CC)
Active Offenses MURDER 1ST DEGREE (3 CTS)
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Mark Christeson; Mark A Christeson

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 1050450
Offender Name Jessie Carter
Race White
Sex Male
Date of Birth 09/20/1980
Height/Weight 5’7″ / 138
Hair/Eyes Brown / Green
Assigned Location Eastern Reception Diagnostic Corr Center
Address 2727 Highway K, Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 358-5516
Sentence Summary Life W/O (Life W/O, Life W/O, Life W/O CS)
Active Offenses MURDER 1ST DEGREE (3 CTS)
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Jessie R Carter; Jessie Carter

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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 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
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
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

Monsters Among Us: Mark Porter killed Gary and Jan Tyrrell; Sentenced to two consecutive life terms

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Gary and Jan Tyrrell

Gary and Jan Tyrrell obituary
Bodies of missing Effingham couple found
Police investigating Springfield couple’s death as a double homicide
Charges Filed in Murders of Jan and Gary Tyrrell
Search warrant: Couple’s killer had ‘gambling issues’
Suspect in Springfield couple’s murder denied bond
Ex-school superintendent charged in couple’s death
Money possible motive in death of college professor, wife
Prosecutor says defendant in double slaying has dark side; ‘He’s two men’
Mark Porter Pleads Guilty for 2014 Murders
Missouri man pleads guilty in couple’s deaths
Daughter of slain Springfield couple wept as judge gave Porter two life sentences
Dateline: ‘The Collector’ Killer Made $275,000 A Year At IBM
Former Wright City School Superintendent Given Life Prison Term
Mark Porter Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to 2 Consecutive Life Terms in 2014 MO Murder of Gary and Jan Tyrrell
MO – Gary, 60, & Jan Tyrrell, 61, murdered at their Springfield home, 30 April 2014
Springfield murder case to be featured on NBC’s Dateline

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: The Collector (you can watch it here)

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 1289514
Offender Name Mark E Porter
Race White
Sex Male
Date of Birth 11/13/1960
Height/Weight 5’11” / 193
Hair/Eyes Gray/Partially Gray / Blue
Assigned Location South Central Correctional Center
Address 255 West Highway 32, Licking, MO 65542
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 674-4470
Sentence Summary Life (Life, Life CS)
Active Offenses MURDER 2ND DEGREE (2 CTS)
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Mark Edward Porter; Mark Porter; Mark E Porter

News Archive: Michael J Devlin

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Survivors!
Shawn Hornbeck
Ben Ownby

This Day in History: Missing: Shawn Damian Hornbeck 10/06/2002 Richwoods, MO
AMBER ALERT: William “Ben” Ownby 1/8/2007 Beaufort, MO
Update: William “Ben” Ownby *found alive* Also! Shawn Damian Hornbeck found alive!
Pervert Alley: Michael Devlin kidnapped and sexually assaulted 2 young boys; Sentenced to 1850 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 1168943
Offender Name Michael Devlin
Race White
Sex Male
Date of Birth 11/19/1965
Height/Weight 6’3″ / 225
Hair/Eyes Brown / Blue
Assigned Location Crossroads Correctional Center
Address 1115 East Pence Road, Cameron, MO 64429
Assigned Officer Phone Number (816) 632-2727

Sentence Summary Life ( Life X 22 CS, Life X 52 CC, 15, 15, 30, 15, 20 Yrs) Registration Required – Current Cycle – Life Supv
Active Offenses CHILD KIDNAPPING (2 CTS); ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION (2 CTS); ATTEMPT FORCIBLE SODOMY – ATTEMPT; FORCIBLE SODOMY-DEV SEXUAL INT (71 CTS); KIDNAPPING – FACILITATING A FELONY (2 CTS); MURDER 1ST DEGREE – ATTEMPT
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Michael Devlin; Michael J Devlin; Mike Devo; Michael John Devlin
Aliases Michael Devlin; Michael J Devlin; Mike Devo; Michael John Devlin

Psycho For Love: Linda Culbertson killed her boss, Donald Pierce, because he did not return her affections; She got 2 others to help; Sentenced to life in prison

donald-pierceFrom Evason Jacobs’ appeal: Donald Pierce was shot to death in the hallway outside his office on the evening of June 7, 1989. Police responding to a report of gunshots found a hysterical Linda and Donald Pierce’s body. Hearing shouts, they ran to the top floor, where they found Evason with his hands tied behind his back. When asked what happened, Evason said he had been hit from behind and did not know anything else. He was taken to the hospital and then released.

After questioning Linda all night, police called Evason and asked him to come to the station for an interview. He agreed, and arrived at 7:30 a.m. on June 8. He signed a form waiving his Miranda rights at 7:40 a.m. After speaking to detectives for an hour and a half, Evason gave two videotaped statements in which he described his role in the murder of Donald Pierce. Those statements, and testimony at Evason’s trial, revealed the following series of events.

Linda approached Evason in May of 1989 and discussed the possibility of finding someone to kill Pierce. Evason talked to his friend Quincy Brown about asking Quincy’s brother, who was on parole for murder, to kill Pierce. Quincy’s brother declined the offer, but Quincy agreed to kill Donald Pierce. Linda gave Evason $600 to give to Quincy, and Evason gave Quincy $200 of that money. When attempts by Evason and Quincy to buy a gun were unsuccessful, they agreed that Quincy would use Evason’s .12 gauge shotgun, which Evason then brought to work.

Quincy came to 1111 Grand several times in May and June of 1989 with the intention of killing Donald Pierce, but, until June 7, always backed out at the last minute. At 7:30 p.m. on June 7, 1989, Quincy came to 1111 Grand dressed in black. He entered through the back door, which Evason had left open for him. Evason took Quincy to the place where he had hidden the shotgun, and then took him to the top floor, where Evason showed him how to open the doors to make it look like there had been a burglary. Linda then came and told them that Pierce was getting ready to leave. Quincy tied up Evason, hit him on the head, and scattered the contents of his wallet, all in furtherance of their plan to make it look like a burglary.

Linda and Quincy went down to the third floor, but a few minutes later Evason came down and told Quincy that he had neglected to open the door to the roof. Quincy returned to the top floor, opened the door to the roof, and retied Evason. Quincy then returned to the third floor.

At Evason’s trial Quincy testified that, after he returned to the third floor, Donald Pierce came out of his office. Quincy fired the shotgun, hitting Pierce in the shoulder. Pierce cried for Linda to help him, but she pushed Quincy toward him and told Quincy to kill him, or else they’d all go to jail. Quincy shot Pierce again, hitting him in the knee. Quincy then handed the gun to Linda and fled from the building.

Donald Pierce died of a third gunshot wound to the eye, inflicted by Linda after Quincy ran away. Linda hid the gun, which police later found in a bag with Linda’s fingerprints on it. It was after the discovery of the murder weapon that Linda made a statement implicating Evason and Quincy in the murder.

POMC: Donald V. Pierce, Jr.
Testimony continues in Culbertson trial
Court of Appeals of Missouri v Evason Jacobs 1993

Movies/Documentaries
Deadliest Decade: The Real Fatal Attraction
Confessions of Crime: Fatal Attraction – A Job to Kill for

Defendants
Linda Culbertson – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Evason Jacobs, Jr – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Quincy Brown – convicted, sentenced to life in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 84436
Offender Name Linda N Culbertson
Race White
Sex Female
Date of Birth 03/28/1956
Height/Weight 5’2″ / 151
Hair/Eyes Gray/Partially Gray / Brown
Assigned Location Chillicothe Correctional Center
Address 3151 Litton Road, Chillicothe, MO 64601
Assigned Officer Phone Number (660) 646-4032

Sentence Summary Life (Life, Life CC)
Active Offenses MURDER 1ST DEGREE; ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Linda N Crawford; Linda N Culbertson

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 177970
Offender Name Evason Jacobs
Race Black
Sex Male
Date of Birth 06/20/1967
Height/Weight 5’8″ / 190
Hair/Eyes Black / Brown
Assigned Location Jefferson City Correctional Center
Address 8200 No More Victims, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 751-3224

Sentence Summary Life W/O Parole (Life W/O, Life CC)
Active Offenses MURDER 1ST DEGREE; ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Evason Jacobs

INMATE INFORMATION

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DOC ID 178172
Offender Name Quincy Brown
Race Black
Sex Male
Date of Birth 04/21/1971
Height/Weight 5’8″ / 145
Hair/Eyes Black / Brown
Assigned Location Jefferson City Correctional Center
Address 8200 No More Victims, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Assigned Officer Phone Number (573) 751-3224

Sentence Summary Life (Life, Life CS)
Active Offenses MURDER 2ND DEGREE; ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION
Completed Offenses Completed sentence not found
Aliases Quincy E Brown; Quincy Brown

Deadly Women: Sharon Kinne killed at least 2 people (probably more); Has been a fugitive from the US since December 1969

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Victims
James Kinne, 27 (husband) 3/19/1960]
Patricia Jones, 23 [5/27/1960]
Francisco Parades Ordoñez, [9/18/1964] (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: James Arthur Kinne
Find-A-Grave: Patricia Ann Clements Jones
Maybe I’ll Meet You on the Run (EXCELLENT article)
Sharon Kinne: La Pistolera (very nice write up)
Unsolved Mysteries: Sharon Kinne
Wikipedia: Sharon Kinne
“I’ve shot men before and managed to get out of it.”: Sharon Kinne, Serial Killer – 1964

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Sharon Kinne

Books
I’m just an ordinary girl : The Sharon Kinne Story
Serial Killin’ Slut : The True Story of Sharon Kinne

Movies/Documentaries
Deadly Women: Born Bad
A Crime To Remember: Luck Be a Lady

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Monsters Among Us: James Eugene Schnick killed family members so he could inherit money

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Victims
Julie Schnick, 30
Steve Buckner, 35
Jeanette Buckner, 36
Kirk Buckner, 14
Dennis Buckner, 8
Timmy Buckner, 6
Michael Buckner, 2

In the beginning of the investigation, investigators believed Kirk Buckner killed his parents and brothers. However, they were able to dismiss this theory and found that Kirk had put up a fight for his life.
Find-A-Grave: Steven James Buckner
Find-A-Grave: Jeanette Ann Buckner
Find-A-Grave: Steven Kirk Buckner
Find-A-Grave: Dennis Lee Buckner
Find-A-Grave: Timothy Ray Buckner
Find-A-Grave: Michael Brian Buckner
Boy, 14, Kills 6 in His Family; Is Slain by Uncle
In 7 Deaths, Town Knew What Experts Didn’t
A Shocking Arrest Breaks the Case of a Missouri Farm Family’s Murder—and Rescues a Boy’s Reputation
Missouri Police Say His Confession Clears Dead Nephew He Tried to Frame
Trial of dairy farmer enters second day
Death sentence imposed in multiple murder
State of Missouri v James E Schnick 1991
Man pleads guilty, gets life sentences in family slayings
Man Given Life Terms for Slayings of Family
Investigator reflects on tragedy
Murderpedia: James E Schnick

Books
Murder in the Heartland

Movies/Documentaries
The 1980s – The Deadliest Decade: The Heartland Massacre

INMATE INFORMATION

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SCHNICK , JAMES E
SCCC #185723
255 WEST HIGHWAY 32
LICKING, MO 65542

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