Monsters Among Us: Brett Knight shot and killed Ross Reisner, his former landlord; Sentenced to 22 years to life in prison


Ross Reisner

Find-A-Grave: Ross A. Reisner
Horse Trainer Ross Reisner Murdered
Suspect Arrested in Tennessee on Suspicion of Killing Long Island Horse Trainer
Brett Knight held without bail in murder of equestrian Ross Reisner
Utah Man Pleads Guilty In Killing Of L.I. Equestrian
Utah man pleads guilty in NY horseman’s slaying
Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison For Ross Reisner Murder in Setauket
Utah man gets 22 years in killing of suburban NY friend
Man who murdered Mattituck horse farmer sentenced

Movies/Documentaries
Raw Terror: Murder for Eviction

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 12/31/21
DIN (Department Identification Number) 15A0703
Inmate Name KNIGHT, BRETT
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 03/27/1968
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility ATTICA
Date Received (Original) 02/23/2015
Date Received (Current) 02/23/2015
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment SUFFOLK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Crime ATT MURDER 2ND
Class B

Crime CRIM POSS WEAP 2ND
Class C

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 12/31/21
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0022 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 10/06/2035
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 06/2035
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 10/06/2035
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Pervert Alley: Khadka Pradhan charged with sexually assaulting an 81-year-old woman with dementia in a nursing home

Charges:
First-degree rape
Second-degree rape
First-degree criminal sex act
Second-degree criminal sex act
First-degree endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person

This is horrifically disgusting. I can’t even wrap my brain around it. I hope the victim is okay. She is in my heart.

Rochester nursing home employee charged with raping 81-year-old resident, NY AG says
Former nursing home worker indicted on rape charges
Ex-Rochester nursing home worker accused of raping dementia patient
New York Nursing Home Housekeeper Charged with Raping Elderly Dementia Patient


Khadka Pradhan

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

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

INMATE INFORMATION

GEORGIOS 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

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

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 12/02/21
DIN (Department Identification Number) 21A1302
Inmate Name DUFFY, JAMES A
Sex MALE
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
Admission Type NEW COMMITMENT
County of Commitment SARATOGA
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER 2ND
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
Earliest Release Type PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE
Parole Hearing Date 06/2037
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
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

Cold Case: Joseph Martinez charged with killing 13-year-old Minerliz Soriano, and leaving her body in a dumpster


Minerliz Soriano

Find-A-Grave: Minerliz Soriano
Bronx family hopes for scientific breakthrough in 22-year-old cold case
NYPD: Familial DNA Search Identified Joseph Martinez As Suspect In Cold Case Murder Of Bronx Teen Minerliz Soriano
Man charged in 1999 murder of Bronx girl called himself ‘Jupiter Joe,’ offered astronomy lessons in community: DA
Suspect Arrested in 1999 Cold Case of Bronx Girl Found Strangled, Tossed in Dumpster
Man arrested more than 20 years later in murder of 13-year-old girl found dead in Bronx
NYPD Arrests Joseph Martinez Of New Rochelle In 1999 Killing Of Bronx 13-Year-Old Minerliz Soriano
Police: Arrest made in 1999 killing of 13-year-old Bronx girl
N.Y. Girl, 13, Was Killed on Way Home from School in 1999, Suspect Has Been Teaching Astronomy to Children and Adults
Sidewalk Astronomer Allegedly Murdered Bronx Teenager, Whose Body Was Found in Dumpster 22 Years Ago

INMATE INFORMATION

Deadly Husbands: Victor Mateo ran over his wife, Noelia Mateo, multiple times and then hacked her to death with a machete, in front of their grandchildren


Noelia Mateo

Find-A-Grave: Noelia Hosanna Fernandez Mateo
NYPD: Man Fatally Ran Over and Stabbed Ex-Wife in the Bronx
Man Kills Estranged Wife With Car and Machete in the Bronx, Police Say
Estranged Husband Busted in Bronx Machete Slay
Ex-husband in custody after woman run over, slashed with machete in Bronx
Carnage as crazed ex-husband runs over ex-wife with car, fatally hacks her with machete in front of grandchildren: Report
‘There were no red flags’: Son of Bronx man accused of driving over estranged wife then killing her with machete says family is ‘clueless’ about what went wrong
Bronx pastor who ran over estranged wife and attacker her with a machete in 2019 please guilty to manslaughter
Pastor From Westchester Admits To Killing Estranged Wife With Machete
NY Pastor Pleads Guilty to Hacking Estranged Wife With Machete in Front of Grandkids
NYC Pastor Who Ran Over Wife Multiple Times and Then ‘Hacked’ Her to Death with Machete in Front of Grandkids Pleads Guilty

Monsters Among Us: Robert Durst: How many murders has he really committed? Convicted of one, now indicted on another

Victims
Kathleen “Kathie” McCormack Durst, 29 [1/31/1981 NY] charged 10/22/2021
Susan Berman, 55 [12/24/2000 Beverly Hills, CA] convicted 9/17/2021
Morris Black, 71 [acquitted of murder at trial] [9/20/2001 Galveston, TX]

Robert Durst died in prison 1/10/2022.

Find-A-Grave: Kathleen “Kathie” McCormack Durst
Find-A-Grave: Susan Jane Berman
Find-A-Grave: Morris Julius Black
Is the jinx finally up for Robert Durst, a most unusual accused serial killer?
‘He’s Gotten Away With Murder For A Long Time:’ Closing Arguments In Robert Durst Case Feature Silicone Mask, ‘Cockroach Soup’
Robert Durst Found Guilty of Murder After Decades of Suspicion
Real Estate Heir Robert Durst Found Guilty of Murdering His Friend Susan Berman in 2000
Robert Durst Found Guilty Of Murdering Susan Berman In California Court
Robert Durst convicted of murdering Susan Berman
Robert Durst Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Susan Berman To Cover Up Wife’s Disappearance
Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison for murdering Susan Berman
Robert Durst, eccentric figure made infamous in ‘The Jinx,’ sentenced to life without parole for first-degree murder of best friend
Robert Durst found guilty of murdering his longtime friend Susan Berman
Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison for 2000 murder of friend Susan Berman
Robert Durst sentenced to life in best friend’s murder
Robert Durst hub (many articles)
Robert Durst posts (A lot of them)
Just Days after Sentencing, Convicted Murderer Robert Durst is on Ventilator after Contracting COVID-19: Report
Robert Durst Charged With The Murder Of His First Wife
Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife Kathie Durst
Robert Durst Charged with Murder of First Wife, Who Disappeared in 1982
Robert Durst charged with 1982 of wife Kathie Durst
Investigator Files Murder Complaint Against Robert Durst in Kathie Durst’s 1982 Disappearance and Death
Robert Durst Seen Laying On Bed Looking Frail In Newest Mugshot
Wikipedia: Robert Durst
The Life and Crimes of Robert Durst
Robert Durst Dies of Natural Causes
Robert Durst, New York real estate heir convicted of murder, dead at 78
Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife Kathie Durst
Robert Durst, real estate heir convicted of murder, dies at 78

Books
Murder of a Mafia Daughter: The Story Behind Suspicions Robert Durst Murdered Susan Berman & Her Life and Tragic Death
He Killed Them All: Robert Durst and My Quest for Justice
Without a Trace: Inside the Robert Durst Case

Movies/Documentaries
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
Dateline: Robert Durst: Inside the Long, Strange Trip
All Good Things: Back in Time
Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery
Power, Privilege & Justice: Billionaire on the Run
48 Hours: The Bizarre Saga of Robert Durst
48 Hours: Murder 90210
All Good Things (fictionalized movie)

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name DURST, ROBERT
CDCR Number BP8498
Age 78
Admission Date 10/27/2021
Current Location California Health Care Facility – Stockton
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) LWOP
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration at this time.

Monsters Among Us: 4 men, including 2 teens, charged with the kidnapping and murder of Juan Jose Gotay


427 Partridge St, Elmira, NY

Male body found along Rt. 6 in Potter County
Chemung County man indicted for dismembering, killing male victim
21-Year Old Arrested in Disturbing Torture and Murder Case in Chemung County
Downstate man, Pittsburgh teen indicted in connection to Gotay torture-murder case
Chemung County Torture-Murder case: What we do and don’t know right now
Suspects in Chemung County torture-murder case connected to Ontario County torture investigation
Pittsburgh man charged in New York torture-murder case
Chemung County Torture-Murder case: Fourth person arrested only 16 during alleged killing
Indictments
4th suspect in Elmira torture-murder arrested in Georgia, arraigned in Chemung County
17-Year-Old Boy Arrested for Allegedly Helping Three Men Commit Grisly Torture and Murder
Teen Arrested For Alleged Role in Elmira Torture and Murder Case
Chemung County torture-murder: Here are the latest men to be charged in Juan Gotay killing
Fourth person arrested in connection to Elmira torture-murder case

Defendants
Malik Weems
Eddie Marte
Thomas Bovaird – motion hearing 10/22/2021
unnamed teen

INMATE INFORMATION

MALIK MAURCHE WEEMS
Age 18
Gender Male
Race White

Date of Birth Jan 16, 2003
ID Number 50921
Custody Status Date Apr 28, 2021 05:26 AM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Ontario County Jail
Book Date Apr 28, 2021 05:17 AM EDT

LOCATION
Ontario County Jail
74 Ontario St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 396-1800

INMATE INFORMATION

EDDIE JOSEPH MARTE
Age 25
Gender Male
Race White

Date of Birth Nov 28, 1995
ID Number 50920
Custody Status Date Apr 28, 2021 04:55 AM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Ontario County Jail
Book Date Apr 28, 2021 04:50 AM EDT

LOCATION
Ontario County Jail
74 Ontario St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 396-1800

INMATE INFORMATION

THOMAS EDWARD BOVAIRD
Age 21
Gender Male
Race White

Date of Birth Mar 02, 2000
ID Number 23292
Custody Status Date Sep 13, 2021 01:52 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Chemung County Jail
Book Date Sep 13, 2021 01:39 PM EDT

LOCATION
Chemung County Jail
203-209 William St.
Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 737-2934

Psycho For Love: Howard “Buddy” Jacobson killed John “Jack” Tupper, who started dating Jacobson’s ex-girlfriend; Sentenced to 25 years to life in prison


Jack Tupper

Find-A-Grave: John J. Tupper Jr.
Victim – Jack Tupper
Murder trial of former horse trainer delayed for two weeks
The Odyssey of Buddy Jacobson: Horses, Models and a Murder Sentence
Murder is final curtain in love triangle drama (part 1) (scroll to the left)
Triangle (part 2)
Howard Jacobson; Noted Horse Trainer Imprisoned for Murder
Buddy Jacobson, Horse Trainer And Convicted Slayer, Dies at 58
Love and Death on the Upper East Side (good article)
The Odyssey of Buddy Jacobson: Horses, Models and a Murder Sentence

Books
Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival: The Bitter Breakup of Buddy Jacobson and the Model
Bad Dreams
Murder In The Penthouse

INMATE INFORMATION

Identifying and Location Information
As of 09/27/21
DIN (Department Identification Number) 80A3899
Inmate Name JACOBSON, HOWARD B
Sex MALE
Date of Birth 12/10/1930
Race / Ethnicity WHITE
Custody Status DISCHARGED
Housing / Releasing Facility ATTICA
Date Received (Original) 11/07/1980
Date Received (Current) 11/10/1980
Admission Type
County of Commitment BRONX
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only) 05/16/89 DECEASED

Crimes of Conviction
Crime MURDER 2ND
Class A1

Crime ESCAPE 1ST
Class D

Crime FORGERY 2ND
Class D

Crime CRIM POSS FORGED INST 2ND
Class D

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 09/27/21
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0025 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date
Earliest Release Type
Parole Hearing Date 01/2005
Parole Hearing Type INITIAL RELEASE APPEARANCE
Parole Eligibility Date 03/03/2005
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

News Archive: Shanice Young murder

Harlem shooting West 128th Street: Shanice Young, who was 9 months pregnant, was shot and killed in front of her apartment after her baby shower
Boyfriends From Hell: Justin Soriano charged with shooting and killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Shanice Young

INMATE INFORMATION

Boyfriends From Hell: Justin Soriano charged with shooting and killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Shanice Young

News Archive: Shanice Young murder
Family and friends mourn slain pregnant woman, shot after baby shower in Harlem
Police ID suspected shooter in pregnant woman’s death in Manhattan
Ex-Boyfriend Of Pregnant Woman Who Was Fatally Shot In Harlem Arrested, Charged With Her Murder
Ex-boyfriend arrested in fatal shooting of pregnant Harlem mom
Alleged gunman arrested in pregnant woman’s death in Manhattan
NYC man arrested for killing ex-girlfriend after baby shower

INMATE INFORMATION

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