Serial Killer: Michael Hughes sentenced to death for killing 3 women; already has 4 life sentences for 4 other murders

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Victims
Yvonne Coleman, 15 [1/22/1986]
Verna Patricia Williams, 36 [5/26/1986]
Deborah Jackson, 32 [12/1/1987]
Teresa Ballard, 26 [9/23/1992]
Brenda Bradley,38 10/5/1992]
Terri Myles, 33 11/8/1993]
Jamie Harrington, 29 [11/14/1993]
Deanna Marie Wilson, 30 (acquitted of her murder)

The Homicide Report: Yvonne Coleman, 15
The Homicide Report: Verna Williams, 36
The Homicide Report: Deborah Jackson, 30
The Homicide Report: Teresa Ballard, 27
The Homicide Report: Brenda Bradley, 37
The Homicide Report: Terri Myles, 33
The Homicide Report: Jamie Harrington, 29
The Homicide Report: Teresa Ballard, 27
The Homicide Report: Serial killer: Michael Hughes
‘I’ve Always Wondered, Why My Child?’ : Southside Killer Has Claimed 17 Lives; Families of Slain Are His Other Victims
Prisoner charged in 4 more murders
Opening statements heard in case of 4 more victims charged to serial murderer
L.A.’s “Southside Slayer” Michael Hughes convicted of three more murders
South Los Angeles serial killer Michael Hughes sentenced to death
Murderpedia: Michael Hughes
Wikipedia: Michael Hughes (serial killer)
Michael Hughes – California Death Row

INMATE INFORMATION

MIchael Hughes, P-25039

MIchael Hughes, P-25039

Inmate Name: HUGHES, MICHAEL HUBERT
CDCR#: P25039
Age: 60
Admission Date: 01/11/1999
Current Location: San Quentin

Serial Killer: Paul Michael Stephani killed 3 women, tried to kill 2 others; Called the police to confess *The Weepy-Voiced Killer*

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Victims
Karen Potack (survived)[12/31/1980]
Kimberley Compton, 18 [6/3/1981]
Kathleen Greening, 33 [7/21/1982]
Barbara Simons, 40 [8/5/1982]
Denise Williams, 21 [8/21/1982] (attempted, escaped)

The Remorseful Serial Killer
Murderpedia: Paul Michael Stephani
Paul Michael Stephani
Wikipedia: Paul Michael Stephani
Case questions use of voice analysis
Serial Killer Communiques: Helpful or hurtful? (about 1/2 way down)
State of Minnesota v Paul M. Stephani 1985 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
True Crime and Stuff: Paul Michael Stephani

Movies/Documentaries
Cold Case Files: Weepy-Voiced Killer
Murder Calls: Seeing Red

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Paul Michael Stephani

Update: Grim Sleeper serial murders *Lonnie David Franklin convicted, sentenced to death*

Victims
Debra Jackson, 29 [8/10/1985]
Henrietta Wright, 35 [8/12/1986]
Thomas Steele, 36 [8/14/1986]
Barbara Ware, 23 [1/10/1987]
Bernita Sparks, 25 [4/15/1987]
Mary Lowe, 26 [11/1/1987]
Lachrica Jefferson, 22 [1/30/1988]
Alicia Monique Alexander, 18 [9/11/1988]
Enietra Margette [survived] [11/1988]
Princess Berthomieux, 14 [3/19/2002]
Valerie McCorvey, 35 [7/11/2003]
Janecia Peters, 25 [1/1/2007]

News Archive: Grim Sleeper serial murders
‘Grim Sleeper’ trial: Prosecution opens its case, notes pattern in slayings
Jury Selection Gets Underway In ‘Grim Sleeper’ Killings
Graphic Photos Begin Long-Awaited ‘Grim Sleeper’ Trial
Los Angeles jury convicts ‘Grim Sleeper’ of 10 murders
Jury Finds Lonnie Franklin Jr. Guilty in ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Murders
Grim Sleeper verdicts bring justice to forgotten victims of serial killer, families say
‘Grim Sleeper’ Trial: Jury Finds Los Angeles Man Guilty On 10 Counts Of Murder
LAPD believes ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer never actually slept
Jury Ponders Life Or Death For ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer
Jurors vote for death sentence for ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer
The ‘Grim Sleeper’ is sentenced to death for string of murders
33 Women Still Unidentified After ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer Sentenced To Death
Wikipedia: Grim Sleeper

Books
The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central
Grim Sleeper – Serial Killers Unauthorized & Uncensored
2015 Serial Killers True Crime Anthology, Volume II
Homicidal

Movies/Documentaries
People Magazine Investigates: The Grim Sleeper
Tales of the Grim Sleeper
The Grim Sleeper

INMATE INFORMATION

Lonnie Franklin Jr., BA-6996

Lonnie Franklin Jr., BA-6996

Name: FRANKLIN, LONNIE DAVID
CDCR#: BA6996
Age: 64
Admission Date: 08/17/2016
Current Location: San Quentin

Serial Killer: Reinaldo Javier Rivera killed 4 women; Sentenced to death

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Victims
Melissa Faye Dingess, 17 [7/1999]
Tiffaney Shereese Wilson, 19 [12/4/1999]
Tabitha Leigh Bosdell, 17 [6/1/2000]
Sergeant Marni Glista, 21 [9/9/2000]

Find-A-Grave: Melissa Faye Spicer Dingess
Find-A-Grave: Tabitha Leigh Bosdell
Find-A-Grave: Marni Marie Perius Glista
Suspect hid in ordinary life
Testimony opens Rivera trial
Jury hears serial killer’s details of 4 murders GA
N. Augusta man sentenced to death for 1 of 4 murder charges
Serial killer Reinaldo Rivera claims innocence in 2 slayings
Augusta-area serial killer claims he’s innocent of murdering two women
Serial Killers Podcast: Reinaldo Rivera
Serial Killers Podcast: Victims of Reinaldo Rivera
Murderpedia: Reinaldo Javier Rivera
Reinaldo Javier Rivera – Georgia Death Row
Reinaldo Javier Rivera v State of Georgia 2007 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Rivera, Reinaldob Javier

INMATE INFORMATION

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NAME: RIVERA, REINALDO JAVIER
GDC ID: 0001155294

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

YOB: 1963
RACE: UNKNOWN
GENDER: MALE
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 240
EYE COLOR: BROWN
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS

MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: GA DIAG CLASS PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: DEATH

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE
KNOWN ALIASES

A.K.A. RIVERA,REINALDO JAVIER

STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 544210
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: RICHMOND COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 09/04/2000
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY

INCARCERATION BEGIN: 02/20/2004
INCARCERATION END: ACT

Monsters Among Us: William Ernest ‘Mild Bill’ Leasure killed at least 3 people, hiding behind his police badge

remembering the victims

Victims
Gilberto Cervantes [3/20/1977]
Anne Smith [5/29/1980]
Tony de los Reyes [9/10/1981]

Terrified of Officer Accused in Three Killings, Hit Man Testifies at Hearing
Killer Says Policeman Ordered Murders
Mistrial Ruled in Ex-Officer’s Murder-for-Hire Case
Is Bill Leasure The Most Corrupt Cop In L.a.?
Leasure Pleads No Contest to Murder Counts
Ex-Officer Sentenced in Murder-for-Hire Case
Officer Gets 2 Terms of 15 Years to Life in 2 Murders
Murderpedia: William Ernest Leasure

Books
Murderer With a Badge: The Secret Life of a Rogue Cop

Movies/Documentaries
Married With Secrets: The Mastermind

INMATE INFORMAITON

william-leasure

Name: LEASURE, WILLIAM ERNEST
CDCR#: H21376
Age: 70
Admission Date: 01/13/1992
Current Location: Mule Creek

Serial Killer: Melvin David Rees Jr. *The Sex Beast* Killed at least 5, probably more

remembering the victims

Victims
Mary Elizabeth Fellers, 18 [6/1/1956] (Virginia)
Shelby Jean Venable, 16 [6/2/1956] (Virginia)
Margaret Harold [6/26/1957] (Maryland)
Carroll Jackson [1/11/1959] (Virginia)
Mildred Jackson [1/11/1959] (Virginia)
Susan Jackson, 4 [1/11/1959] (Virginia)
Janet Jackson, 18 months [1/11/1959] (Virginia)

Find-A-Grave: Mary Elizabeth Fellers
Find-A-Grave: Shelby Jean Venable
Body of Former Hawkins Girl is Found in Virginia Stream
Second Girl’s Body Found In Same Rural Area Spot
Figures Named in Diaries of Slain Girls South
This Day In History: Jun 26, 1957
Serial Killers: Melvin Rees
Serial Killers Podcast: Melvin Rees
Melvin David Rees
Murderpedia: Melvin David Rees Jr
Wikipedia: Melvin Rees
Dead Silence: Melvin David Rees
Rees, Melvin David

Books
True Crime: American Monsters Vol. 1: 12 Horrific American Serial Killers (Serial Killers US)
American Murder [2 volumes]

Melvin Rees Jr
Melvin David Rees Jr.

Suspected Serial Killer: Johnny Joe Avalos charged with 4 counts of capital murder; Death penalty being sought

avalos-victims

Victims
Natalie Chavez, 15 [12/28/2014]
Rosemary Perez, 28 [1/10/2015]
Celia Ann Lopez, 29 [4/2015]
Genevieve Ramirez, 45 [4/2015]

Natalie Chavez obituary
Justice for Natalie Chavez
Memorial for girl found murdered under bridge vandalized
Woman found clinging to life in alley dies
Vigil held for murdered woman
Person of interest in death of San Antonio teen found under bridge charged with murder
Man charged with 2 murders draws police interest in third
Suspected serial killer indicted in murders of four San Antonio women
Suspected serial killer indicted in 4 SA murders, sex assaults
Texas man charged in killings of 15-year-old girl, 3 women
Man, 29, indicted in deaths of four women
Natalie Chavez’s aunt:’ What kind of a sick person would do that?’
Mother follows daughter’s murder & accused killer’s upcoming trial from prison
TX – Celia Lopez, 29, San Antonio, 10 April 2015 *Arrest*
Death Penalty Sought for Johnny Joe Avalos in 2014 TX Murder of 15-Year-Old Natalie Chavez

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Johnny Joe Avalos

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