Deadly Duo: Carl Gary Wilcken and Zachary Russell Beaty killed Cynthia Kay Boggs, then robbed her and set her home on fire

Teenager pleads guilty in Cedar City murder
Cedar teen gets 5 to life for role in drug killing
Man who killed Cedar City woman as a teenager gets first parole hearing
Cedar City man denied parole for 2001 murder
Board grants parole for convicted Utah killer: ‘I will try to do anything to make up for what I did that day’

Defendants
Carl Gary Wilcken – pled guilty, sentenced to 5 years to life; will parole 2/1/2022
Zachary Russell Beatty – pled guilty, sentenced to 5 years to life; released on parole 8/10/2021

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 147206
Offender Name: CARL GARY WILCKEN
DOB: Sat, 18 Sep 1982
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inches
Weight: 180
Sex: M
Location: CENTRAL UTAH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Housing Facility: CUCF BOULDER
Parole Date: 02/01/2022
Aliases:
CARL GARY WILCKEN

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 145010
Offender Name: ZACHARY RUSSELL BEATTY
DOB: Fri, 30 Dec 1983
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches
Weight: 175
Sex: M
Location: CENTRAL UTAH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Housing Facility: CUCF BOULDER
Parole Date: 08/10/2021
Aliases:
ZACHARY RUSSELL BEATTY

Steven Louis Valdez murder 7/25/2015 West Valley City, UT *Victim brutally beaten then shot to death; 3 people charged with his murder*


Steven Louis Valdez

Steve Louis Valdez obituary
Police identify man shot to death in West Valley home invasion
Victim in Bluejay Street homicide identified, suspects still outstanding
Witness says she lied about slaying of Utah man after being threatened
Jury acquits West Valley man in violent robbery, murder case
West Valley man sent to prison for witness tampering in murder case
West Valley woman sent to prison for uncle’s death in violent robbery
Woman charged in Utah homicide case sentenced to prison

Defendants
Bernadette Josette Ramirez (victim’s niece) – pled guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 1-15 years in prison
Arturo Frias-Gonzales – pled guilty to obstructing justice & tampering with a witness, sentenced to 1-15 years in prison
Eddie Salazar – acquitted at trial

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Number: 134656
Offender Name: BERNADETTE JOSETTE RAMIREZ
DOB: Wed, 22 May 1968
Height: 4 Feet 7 Inches
Weight: 120
Sex: F
Location: UTAH STATE PRISON
Housing Facility: TIMPANOGOS
Parole Hearing: 10/2025
Parole Date: N/A
Aliases:
JOSETTE B ARCHULETA
BERNADETTE JOS ARCHULETA
BERNADETTE JOS FERNANDEZ
BERNADETTE JOSETTE LOPEZ
BERNADETTE JOSETTE RAMIREZ
MICHELLE VALDEZ

INMATE INFORMATION

ARTURO FRIAS-GONZALES
Age 30
Gender Male
Race Unknown
Ethnicity Hispanic
Date of Birth Jan 11, 1991
ID Number 230986
Custody Status Date Nov 08, 2021 10:46 AM MST
Custody Status Transferred
Custody Detail Out of state

REPORTING AGENCY
Utah Department of Corrections
14717 Minuteman Drive
Draper, UT 84020
(801) 545-5658

Deadly Trio: 3 young men robbed and murdered Dan Roberson, then left him on a remote road; All 3 sentenced to prison


Dan Robertson

Find-A-Grave: Dan M. Roberson
Searchers find missing man’s personal items
Volunteer Searcher Finds Body of Missing Man
Search ends with discovery of apparent murder victim near Hot Springs
Garland County Sheriffs office is investigating the murder of Dan M Roberson
Two teens charged in death of missing 71-year-old
Body of missing Garland County man found, suspects in custody
Cove police arrests man suspected of an Arkansas murder
3rd suspect in Garland County murder arrested
Man found competent to stand trial in murder of 71-year-old
Last suspect pleads guilty in murder of local man
In ’13 robbery, slaying, man gets 40 years

Defendants
Chestly Wayne Gaston Jr. – pled guilty, sentenced to 40 years in prison
Ethan Patrick Sallee – convicted, sentenced to 30 years in prison
Robert William Glover Jr. – pled guilty, sentenced to 25 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

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Serial Killer: Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman killed at least 4 people; Sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Connie Koontz, 56 [1/9/2019 Gardnerville, NV]
Sophia Renken, 74 [1/13/2019 Gardnerville, NV]
Gerald David, 80 [1/15/2019 Reno, NV]
Sharon David, 80 [1/15/2019 Reno, NV]

Find-A-Grave: Sophia M Hooyerink Renken
Find-A-Grave: Gerald “Jerry” David
Find-A-Grave: Sharon “Sherri” Kerr David
Sheriff’s Office investigates homicide in Gardnerville
Remembering the victims: Connie Koontz
Remembering the victims: Sophia Renken
Daughter of Connie Koontz, shot to death in Gardnerville, said her mother was her everything
Gerald David & Sharon David: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Sophia Renken was a tough and independent ‘Cookie’ who drove fast, gave generously
Killer of four being charged in Washoe and Douglas County
Accused Killer Martinez Guzman Now Officially Faces Charges In Douglas & Washoe Counties
Daughter: ‘It still hurts just as much’ two years after northern Nevada killing spree
More delays possible in Martinez Guzman murder case
New charges against accused killer of 4 in Nevada in 2019
New Charges Against Accused Killer Of 4 In 2019 Slayings In Nevada
Wikipedia: 2019 Nevada killing spree
2 more guilty please from man who admitted killing 4 Nevadans
Wilber Martinez Guzman pleads guilty to two Douglas Co. murders

INMATE INFORMATION

Execution Alert: Ernest Lee Johnson executed for the murder of 3 people during a robbery of Casey’s General Store


Mary Bratcher

Victims
Mary Bratcher, 46
Mable Scruggs, 57
Fred Jones, 58

Find-A-Grave: Mary Catherine Elder Bratcher
Find-A-Grave: Mable Anna Good Scruggs
Robbers Kill 3 in Missouri Convenience Store
A timeline of events in the Ernest Lee Johnson case
Advocates say intellectually disabled Missouri murderer should not be executed next week
Missouri man to be executed next week, supporters push for clemency
Missouri Supreme Court declines to halt Johnson execution
Missouri governor denies clemency to death row inmate Ernest Johnson
Convicted Columbia murderer Ernest Lee Johnson set to be executed Tuesday
Missouri preparing for execution of Ernest Johnson
Victim’s family prepares for execution of their mother’s killer, Ernest Lee Johnson
Murderpedia: Ernest Lee Johnson
Missouri execution to go on as scheduled, despite pope’s plea
State to carry out sentence of Mr. Ernest Lee Johnson
Convicted killer Ernest Johnson executed despite questions over his intellectual capacity
Missouri man executed for killing 3 workers in ’94 robbery
Missouri executes Ernest Johnson, who killed three Columbia Casey’s employees in 1994

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: JOHNSON, ERNEST L
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 61
Location: Eastern Reception Diagnostic & Correctional Center
Race:African American
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 00990118
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 08/20/1960
Additional Information:

Deadly Duo: Jennifer Pruitt and Donnell Miracle robbed and killed 75-year-old Elmer Heichel; Both sentenced to prison

Find-A-Grave: Elmer A Heichel
Imprisoned at 17, Jennifer Pruitt of Pontiac learns her fate today
Woman gets shorter sentence, chance at parole for ’92 death
Juvenile lifer, convicted at 16, gets reduced sentence
The judge and the inmate

Defendants
Donnell Miracle – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Jennifer Pruitt – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, reduced to 30-60 years in prison, released in 2020

INMATE INFORMATION

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Monsters Among Us: Malik Kahlil Crawford charged with killing and robbing David Duy-Anh Pham Nguyen


David Duy-Anh Pham Nguyen

David Pham Nguyen obituary
One killed, one injured Saturday in Kannapolis
One dead, one hurt as KPD investigates Saturday homicide
Police investigating homicide after man found dead, another hurt in Kannapolis
Arrest made in Kannapolis homicide Investigation
26-Year-Old Charlotte Man Charged For Murder In Kannapolis Homicide Investigation
Arrest made days after man found dead, another hurt in Kannapolis
gofundme: In Loving Memory of David Duy-Anh Pham Nguyen

INMATE INFORMATION

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

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

INMATE INFORMATION

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Deadly Duo: Ronald Tri Tran and Noel Jesse Plata tortured, robbed, then killed Linda Young Park during a home invasion; Both sentenced to death


Linda Young Park

Find-A-Grave: Linda Young Park
2 Charged in Brutal 1995 Killing
Killer apologizes before he is sentenced to death
Two get death in torture killing
Two sent to death row for ’95 killing of student
Condemned Inmate Noel Plata Dies
3rd Death Row Inmate To Die In A Week
Man Sentenced to Death for 1995 Torture Killing of OC Teen Dies in Prison
Noel Jesse Plata – California
Ronald Tri Tran – California Death Row

Defendants
Noel Jesse Plata – convicted, sentenced to death, died in prison 12/15/2020
Ronald Tri Tran – convicted, sentenced to death


Noel Jesse Plata

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name TRAN, RONALD TRI
CDCR Number G30920
Age 46
Admission Date 08/26/2008
Current Location San Quentin State Prison
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) CONDEMNED
Parole Eligible Date Information
The inmate shown above is serving a death sentence and is, therefore, not eligible for parole consideration.

Deadly Duo: Tony Chad Patterson and Tim Cooper charged with the murders of elderly couple, DP and Mary Lou Black

Victims
D.P. Black, 91
Mary Lou Black, 86

‘Cowardly act’: Couple found dead inside Moore County home during welfare check, deputies say
Elderly couple found dead at home in Aberdeen, Moore sheriff’s office says
Deputies receive 100+ tips after elderly couple killed in Moore County home
Murdered elderly Moore County couple may have been targeted, sheriff says
Two men arrested in double homicide of elderly Moore County couple
2 men charged in Moore County double murder knew couple, sheriff says; robbery is suspected motive
Elderly Moore County couple was robbed, shot to death, sheriff says; 2 arrested
Accused NC killers of ‘pillars of our community’ may have been trying to rob them
Two Men Arrested for ‘Cowardly’ Double Murder of Elderly North Carolina Couple

Defendants
Tony Chad Patterson
Tim Nmn Cooper – convicted sex offender

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

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