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Cold Case: Monsters Among Us: Convicted sex offender Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. pled guilty to killing 10-year-old Katherine Lyon and 12-year-old Sheila Lyon in 1975; Sentenced to 48 years in prison

Victims
Sheila Mary Lyon, 12
Katherine Mary Lyon, 10

Find-A-Grave: Katherine Mary Lyon
Find-A-Grave: Sheila Mary Lyon
Missing: Katherine Lyon
Missing: Sheila Lyon
Charley Project: Sheila Mary Lyon
Charley Project: Katherine Mary Lyon
Lyon sisters went missing in 1975
Man accused of abducting, killing Maryland sisters missing since 1975
Cousin of Lyon Sisters Murder Suspect Certain He Did It
Murder indictment in 1975 missing Md. sisters cold case
Lloyd Welch charged with first-degree murder in Lyon sisters case
Justice for the Lyon Sisters
Affidavit: Man Admits Leaving Mall With Missing Md. Sisters
Documents reveal grisly details of 1975 murders of Lyon sisters in Bedford County
Prosecutors outline pattern of abuse by man charged in Lyon sisters case
Sex offender sentenced in 1975 girls’ murder case that alarmed DC suburbs
Man convicted of lying to Lyon Sisters’ grand jury, sentenced to probation
Detectives Honored In 1975 Lyon Sister Murder Cold Case
Wikipedia: Murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon
True crime doc on Lyon sisters abduction, murder reveals why case went cold for over 40 years: ‘We persisted’
Lies, Bloody Crime Scene, Killer’s Interview In Lyon Sisters Case
Podcast: Secrets and Lies: Solving the murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon

Books
The Last Stone

Movies/Documentaries
Who Killed the Lyon Sisters?

INMATE INFORMATION

LLOYD L WELCH
Age 63
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Dec 30, 1956
ID Number 00373865
Custody Status Date Nov 07, 2017 12:29 PM EST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
Book Date Nov 07, 2017 12:00 AM EST
Scheduled Release 02/2026

LOCATION
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Rd
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-9261

REPORTING AGENCY
Delaware Department of Correction
245 McKee Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 857-5490

Virginia:

Lloyd Lee Welch
Alias: Lloyd Lee Welch Jr.

Age/Race/Sex
63/White/Male

Offender I.D.#
1768835

Location
Detainer Unit

Release Date
Not Available

Gitchie Manitou Murders: 4 teenagers murdered, 1 teen girl raped – all by the 3 Fryer Brothers, who were all sentenced to LWOP

Victims
Roger Essem, 17
Stewart Baade, 18
Dana Baade, 14
Michael Hadrath, 15
Sandra Cheskey, 13 [survived]

Find-A-Grave: Roger Norman Essem
Find-A-Grave: Stewart W. Baade
Find-A-Grave: Dana E. Baade
Find-A-Grave: Michael Robert Hadrath
Sole survivor finds strength to tell her story decades after slayings at Gitchie Manitou
Four youths found shot
Four teens found slain in park
3 South Dakota Brothers Held in Death of 4 Youths
State of Iowa v David Lyle Fryer 1975 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Iowa v James Ray Fryer 1976 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Murderpedia: Fryer Brothers
Wikipedia: 1973 Gitchie Manitou Murders
‘Gitchie Girl’ sequel announced
Gitchie Manitou 40 years later
Podcast: Gitchie Manitou Murders of 1973

Books
Gitchie Girl: The Survivor’s Inside Story of the Mass Murders that Shocked the Heartland
Gitchie Girl Uncovered: The True Story of a Night of Mass Murder and the Hunt for the Deranged Killers

Defendants
Allen Fryer – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
David Fryer – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
James Fryer – convicted, sentenced to LWOP

INMATE INFORMATION

Name Allen Earl Fryer
Offender Number 0080459
Sex M
Birth Date 12/27/1943
Location Iowa State Penitentiary
Offense MURDER 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 08/14/1974

Charges
SUPERVISION STATUS: Prison
OFFENSE CLASS: A Felony
COUNTY OF COMMITMENT: Lyon
END DATE

INMATE INFORMATION

Name David L Fryer
Offender Number 0103670
Sex M
Birth Date 05/24/1949
Location Fort Dodge Correctional Facility
Offense MURDER 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 02/27/1974

Charges
SUPERVISION STATUS: Prison
OFFENSE CLASS: A Felony
COUNTY OF COMMITMENT: Lyon
END DATE

INMATE INFORMATION

Name James Ray Fryer
Offender Number 0080490
Sex M
Birth Date 04/04/1952
Location Fort Dodge Correctional Facility
Offense MURDER 1ST DEGREE
TDD/SDD * LIFE
Commitment Date 01/09/1975
Recall Date

Charges
SUPERVISION STATUS: Prison
OFFENSE CLASS: A Felony
COUNTY OF COMMITMENT Dickinson
END DATE

Update: Grace Packer murder update *Mother, Sara Packer, sentenced to life in prison; Mother’s boyfriend, Jacob Sullivan, sentenced to death*

grace-parker
Grace Packer

Parents From Hell: Sara Packer, along with her boyfriend, Jacob Sullivan, are charged with the torture and murder of her daughter, Grace Packer
Mom’s Ex-Boyfriend’s Guilty Plea Accepted in Grace Packer Rape-Murder Fantasy
Jury: Death for Jacob Sullivan in the rape, murder and dismemberment of 14-year-old Grace Packer
‘It Sickens Me:’ Dismembered Bucks County Teen’s Family Speaks Out About Impact of Grace Packer’s Murder
Mom admits plotting girl’s death: ‘I wanted her to go away’
Sara Packer Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Life In Prison In Daughter’s Murder, Dismemberment
Psychologist: Sara Packer ‘dominated’ Sullivan in rape and murder of Grace Packer
Judge in sentencing Jacob Sullivan to death for Grace Packer murder: ‘You have no soul’
‘You Have No Soul:’ Jacob Sullivan Gets Death Penalty for Dismembering, Murdering 14-Year-Old Grace Packer
Sara Packer sentenced to life and then some for killing daughter with boyfriend. “Evil attracts evil,” judge tells her.
Psychologist: Sara Packer ‘dominated’ Sullivan in rape and murder of Grace Packer
‘Evils Attracts Evil’: Sara Packer Sentenced to Life Plus 52-102 Years in Adopted Daughter’s Rape and Murder
Death row killer of 14-year-old Grace Packer dies of natural causes
Jacob Sullivan, Grace Packer’s murderer and rapist, dies of natural causes

Defendants
Sara Packer – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Jacob Sullivan – convicted, sentenced to death, died of natural causes in prison 2020

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Number: PC1459
Name Name Type
SARA PACKER Commit Name
SARA MARGARET PACKER Also Known As
SARA PIELAET Also Known As

Parole Number:PC1459
Age: 45
Date of Birth: 01/15/1975
Race/Ethnicity: WHITE
Height: 5′ 04″
Gender: FEMALE
Citizenship: USA
Complexion: MEDIUM
Current Location: MUNCY

Permanent Location: MUNCY
Committing County: BUCKS
Last Updated Time: 11/4/2020 4:00:19 AM

INMATE INFORMATION

jacob-sullivan

Name: JACOB SULLIVAN
DOB: 12/12/1972
BCP #: 121817
Offender Name: SULLIVAN, JACOB
Custody Status: In Custody

Update: Golden State Killer: Joseph James DeAngelo pled guilty and sentenced to LWOP, to avoid the death penalty

Murder Victims
Brian Maggiore [2/2/1978]
Katie Maggiore [2/2/1978]
Dr. Robert Offerman, 44 [12/30/1979]
Dr. Debra Alexandra Manning, 35 [12/30/1979]
Charlene Smith, 33 [[3/13/1980]
Lyman Smith, 43 [3/13/1980]
Keith Harrington, 24 [8/19/1980]
Patrice Harrington, 27 [8/19/1980]
Manuela Witthuhn, 28 [2/6/1981]
Cheri Domingo, 35 [7/27/1981] (aka Cheryl Grace “Cheri” Smith)
Gregory Sanchez, 27 [7/27/1981]
Janelle Lisa Cruz, 18 [5/4/1986]
Rhonda Wicht, 24 [11/11/1978] possible victim
Ronald Wicht, 4 [11/11/1978] possible victim

News Archive: Golden State Serial Killer – Joseph James DeAngelo
Golden State Killer Trial
Golden State Killer pleads guilty to murders and other crimes that terrorized California
Joseph DeAngelo Pleads Guilty To Being The Infamous Golden State Killer
Hearing details ghastly crimes of Golden State Killer as he pleads guilty to killings
After decades in the shadows, Joseph DeAngelo confesses he is the Golden State Killer
Golden State Killer pleads guilty to murders, allegedly said: “I did all that”
Golden State Killer: A ‘laughable’ apology and closure for victims and families at sentencing
Confessed Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo set to face his victims, life sentence
‘He deserves nothing’ | More survivors of Joseph DeAngelo’s brutal crimes to testify Wednesday
Golden State Killer, Joseph DeAngelo, sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole
Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo sentenced to life without possibility of parole
Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo sentenced to life in prison
How the ‘Golden State Killer,’ a serial rapist, murderer, evaded capture for decades
Convicted Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo Transferred From Sacramento County Jail To State Prison Facility
Wikipedia: Joseph James DeAngelo

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name DEANGELO, JOSEPH JAMES
CDCR Number BM4015
Age 74
Admission Date Not Available
Current Location North Kern State Prison
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.

Cold Case: Richard William Davis raped and killed 5-year-old Siobhan McGuinness in 1974, discovered through DNA, although he is dead now


Siobhan McGuinness

Find-A-Grave: Siobhan McGuinness
Rooftop garden planned to honor Siobhan McGuinness
‘I am absolutely amazed’ – Family of 1974 Missoula Cold Case finally gets answers
Missoula police take fresh look at 1974 murder of girl
Missoula Police detail investigation into 1974 murder of 5-year-old
DNA identifies killer in Missoula cold case 46 years later
46-year-old cold case murder of five year old child solved
Familial DNA hit solves 1974 murder of Missoula 5-year-old, suspect deceased
Podcast: Q6 Cold Case Files: “The Last Block”


Richard William Davis

 

Monsters Among Us: James Robert Cruz killed 17-year-old Dawn Marie Birnbaum; Sentenced to LWOP; Did he kill others?


Dawn Marie Birnbaum

Find-A-Grave: Dawn Marie Birnbaum
DNA test links trucker, death of runaway girl
Truck Driver Convicted Of Murder, Sentenced To Life
Ohio trucker gets life for killing Gary runaway
Convicted Ohio trucker loses appeal of 1994 murder conviction
DA Ray Gricar’s disappearance plays into denial of appeal in high-profile murder case
Murderpedia: James Robert Cruz

Movies/Documentaries
Evil Lives Here: Home Sweet Nightmare
The F.B.I. Files: A Stranger in Town

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Number: CL1798
Name Name Type
JAMES R CRUZ JR Commit Name
JAMES ROBERT CRUZ JR True Name

Parole Number:CL1798
Age: 63
Date of Birth: 08/19/1957
Race/Ethnicity: WHITE
Height: 5′ 11″
Gender: MALE
Citizenship: USA
Complexion: LIGHT
Current Location: FAYETTE

Permanent Location: FAYETTE
Committing County: CENTRE
Last Updated Time: 10/18/2020 4:00:17 AM

Fathers From Hell: Austin Stevens charged with the rape and murder of his 10-month-old daughter, Zara Scruggs


Zara Scruggs

Family, friends hold vigil for Montgomery County 10-month-old allegedly beaten, raped by father
Mom Speaks After Montco Baby’s Death: ‘I Really Have No Words’
Funeral Being Held For 10-Month-Old Zara Scruggs Who Died After Allegedly Being Raped By Father
Montgomery County DA: 10-Month-Old Girl Dies After Being Raped By Father In Lower Providence Township
Police say man who raped 10-month-old daughter Googled ‘How do you know if a baby is dead’ before calling 911
10-month-old baby girl dies after youth football coach father rapes her, Googles ‘how to know if a baby is dead,’ DA says
10-Month-Old Is Allegedly Beaten to Death by Football Coach Dad, Who Googled ‘Baby Isn’t Breathing’
More Than $50K Raised For Family After Montco Baby’s Death
No heat or hot water in apartment while father rapes 10-month-old baby girl, then flirts on Instagram as she dies: DA

INMATE INFORMATION

Offender Name: STEVENS, AUSTIN
Custody Status: In Custody
Age: 29
Location:
Race: African American
Contact Facility:
Offender ID: 2001366
Gender:Male
Date of Birth: 02/25/1991
Additional Information:
Alternate ID’s
Other Jail Numbers: 2001366
Booking Number: 2003787

Monsters Among Us: Rafael Crespo raped and killed 17-year-old Anjeanette Maldonado; Sentenced to LWOP


Anjeanette Maldonado

DNA Evidence Helps Solve 1996 Cold Case Murder In Philadelphia
Fla. inmate charged in 1996 Philly teen’s murder
After 16 Years, Philadelphia Police Identify Accused Killer Of Teen
Trial Ordered for Fla. Man In Philadelphia Teen Murder Cold Case
Trial starts for man in Kensington cold case murder
Judge to get case against man charged in 1996 rape, murder
Rapist Gets Life for Teen Girl’s 1996 Murder
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v Rafael Crespo 2017 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

Movies/Documentaries
Homicide City: Shattered Dreams

INMATE INFORMATION

Cold Case: John Clark Russell raped and killed Alma Rosa Lara Zuniga and left her body in an orchard near Oxnard, CA: Sentenced to LWOP 35 years later


Alma Rosa Zuniga

Countywide – Cold Case Murder Suspect Arrested
Bakersfield man arrested in connection with 1979 murder of Oxnard woman
Murder trial begins 35 years after woman found dead in El Rio
Man convicted of cold-case murder of Oxnard woman
Murder of Oxnard woman comes to close after 35 years
People of the State of California v John Clark Russell 2017 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

Movies/Documentaries
Buried in the Backyard: Last Call

INMATE INFORMATION

Inmate Name RUSSELL, JOHN CLARK
CDCR Number AV7870
Age 71
Admission Date 02/04/2015
Current Location Mule Creek State Prison
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.

Cold Case: 11-year-old Shauna Howe was kidnapped and murdered by 3 men right before Halloween; All sentenced to prison


Shauna Melinda Howe

Find-A-Grave: Shauna Melinda Howe
3 men held for trial in 1992 abduction, slaying of Oil City girl
Shauna Howe killing reaches trial 13 years later
DA says Shauna Howe points to her killer
Brothers guilty in killing of 11-year-old girl
Shauna Howe’s killers have 15-30 years added to life sentences
Cold Cases: Shauna Howe
Murder of Shauna Howe
Casefile Podcast: Shauna Howe

Movies/Documentaries
Cold Case Files: Little Girl Lost
The Lake Erie Murders: The Devil at the Crossroads

Defendants
James Eric O’Brien – convicted, sentenced to LWOP plus 15-30 years in prison
Timothy Michael O’Brien – convicted, sentenced to LWOP plus 15-30 years in prison
Eldred Ted Walker – pled guilty, sentenced to 40 years in prison

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

INMATE INFORMATION

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