Deadly Husbands: James Newman Hood hired Bruce Beauchamp to kill his wife, Bonnie then he killed Beauchamp; Sentenced to 25 years to life in prison


Bonnie Hood

Find-A-Grave: Bonnie Jean Marr Hood
Newport Beach Developer Gets 29-to-Life Term : Courts: In second trial, prosecutors convince jury that Jim Hood killed the man he had hired to murder his wife
Bonnie Hood case coming to Court TV
The People of the State of California v James Newman Hood 1997 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Who Shot Bonnie Hood? A California Woman’s Murder Leads To Exposed Secrets And Multiple Trials

Books
Murder in Paradise

Movies/Documentaries
James Patterson’s Murder is Forever: Murder in Paradise
Murdered by Morning: Murder in the Mountains
Power, Privilege & Justice: Mystery in the Mountains


James Hood

Defendants
Bruce Beauchamp – acquitted, but later murdered
James Hood – convicted of killing Bruce Beauchamp, sentenced to 29 years to life in prison; paroled 4/23/2017

Update: Michael Redlick murder *Danielle Redlick acquitted of all charged except evidence tampering, which she was convicted of; Sentenced for that will be 8/5/2022*


Michael Redlick

Danielle Redlick verdict: Jurors find Winter Park woman not guilty of killing husband
Winter Park woman acquitted of murder charges bonds out of jail on evidence tampering charge
Florida Wife Sensationally Acquitted of Murdering Stepdad-Turned-Hubby
Jury finds woman not guilty of murder in UCF executive’s death
Winter Park woman found not guilty of husband’s murder released from jail
Florida Woman Acquitted of Murdering Her Stepdad-Turned-Husband, Convicted of Evidence Tampering
Danielle Redlick found not guilty in death of her husband, Michael Redlick

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Deadly Wives: Danielle Redlick was charged with killing her husband, Michael Redlick, who lay on the floor dead for about 11 hours while she was on a dating site


Michael Redlick

Find-A-Grave: Michael Redlick
Twist In Murder Case Reveals Woman Accused Of Killing Husband Also His Former Stepdaughter
Florida Woman Allegedly Stabbed Husband, then Swiped on Dating App as He Lay Dying
Danielle Redlick Was on Dating Site While Ex-Basketball Executive Husband Lay Dead on Floor, Prosecutor Says at Trial
Trial Begins for Woman Accused of Murdering Husband — Who’d Once Been Her Stepfather — with Kitchen Knife
Florida Woman Stands Trial For Murder In Stepfather-Turned-Husband’s Killing
Opening statements begin in trial of Winter Park woman accused of stabbing husband to death
Danielle Redlick: Testimony continues in trial for Florida woman accused of stabbing husband to death
Dating app, email revealed in murder trial for wife accused in UCF executive’s death
Danielle Redlick Was on Dating Site While Ex-Basketball Executive Husband Lay Dead on Floor, Prosecutor Says at Trial
Daughter of woman accused in UCF executive’s death testifies in murder trial
Florida Woman Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Stepfather-Turned-Husband Takes The Stand
Accused Murderer Takes Stand in Own Defense and Admits to Stabbing Husband, Claims He Was Strangling Her
Winter Park woman accused of killing husband in 2019 takes the stand
Danielle Redlick: Closing arguments expected in Florida murder trial

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Deadly Wives: Nancy Crampton-Brophy convicted of shooting and killing her husband, Daniel, after writing an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband”


Daniel Brophy

Find-A-Grave: Daniel Craig “Dan” Brophy
Romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy arrested in murder of her chef husband
Opening statements begin in murder trial for Oregon romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy
Nancy Crampton Brophy guilty of murdering husband, jury finds
Jury finds romance novelist Nancy Brophy guilty of murdering her husband
Jury finds Nancy Crampton-Brophy guilty in the murder of her husband
Romance Novelist Who Wrote Essay How to Murder Your Husband Found Guilty of Shooting Her Husband
This Is How the Story Ends: Romance Novelist Who Wrote an Essay on ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Is Convicted of Murdering Her Husband
Nancy Brophy, romance novelist who wrote “How to Murder Your Husband,” found guilty of murder 4 years after chef spouse found dead in kitchen
Wikipedia: Murder of Daniel Brophy
Nancy Brophy Writer
‘How To Murder Your Husband’ Novelist Gets Life In Prison For Husband’s 2018 Murder
Nancy Brophy sentenced to life in prison for murder of her husband
Oregon romance writer Nancy Crampton Brophy sentenced to life in prison for husband’s murder

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Cold Case: Courtney Brooke Atlas confessed to the 1968 murder of Pamela Ann Dorrington; Already in prison for the murder of his wife, Donna, sentenced to 120 years with no parole

Victims
Donna Jean Else, 40 [7/17/1983]
Pamela Ann Dorrington, 19 [2/17/1968]

Atlas was also designated a dangerous offender on 8/10/1985

Find-A-Grave: Donna Jean Else
Find-A-Grave: Pamela Ann Dorrington
Montana prison inmate confesses to 1968 slaying
Cold Case: killer confesses to 1968 Montana murder
Man Serving 100-Year-Sentence For Killing Wife Confesses to Additional 1968 Murder of Teen
Convicted Killer, 79, Confesses To Assaulting, Dismembering 19-Year-Old Girl In 1968
Montana inmate confesses to 1968 slaying, dismemberment
Montana inmate confesses to 1968 slaying, dismemberment
State of Montana v Courtney Brooke Atlas 1986 (convictions and sentences affirmed)

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Deadly Wives: Brenda Kay McCutcheon shot and killed her husband, Dr. Frank “Buddy” McCutcheon Jr while he was sleeping


Dr. Frank “Buddy” McCutcheon Jr

Dr. Frank McCutcheon, Jr. obituary
Find-A-Grave: Dr Frank “Buddy” McCutcheon Jr.
Memorial for slain doctor held at University of Arkansas
Wife Wanted In Shooting Death Of Husband With Fayetteville Ties
North Carolina woman wanted for murder of her husband now living in Tipton County
Year later, wife charged in plastic surgeon’s death
Wife of Arden plastic surgeon indicted for his murder
On anniversary of NC plastic surgeon’s death, cold case remains a mystery
Mid-South native wanted for killing husband turned herself in
NC doctor killed amid embezzlement investigation
Brenda McCutcheon found guilty in husband’s murder
State of North Carolina v Brenda Kay McCutcheon 2021 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Appeal denied for Arden woman sentenced to life in prison for 2016 murder of husband
Dateline NBC features Asheville’s Dr. Buddy McCutcheon murder with ‘unseen footage’

Movies/Documentaries
Dateline: The Day the Music Died

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Psycho For Love: Leonardo Pimental-Lopez charged with the murder of his wife, Nelaine Castellano, after an argument

Harris County sheriff’s deputies looking for man accused of stabbing wife to death in Atascocita
Harris Co. deputies continue search for man accused of stabbing wife to death in Atascocita
Husband charged in murder of Atascocita woman
Sheriff releases photo of man accused of stabbing wife to death in Atascocita area
MPs continue to search for Leonardo Pimental-Lopez, charged with the murder of Nelaine Castellano in Atascocita


Leonardo Pimental-Lopez

Psycho For Love: William Scott Grant charged with the torture and murder of his wife, Sarah Diann Burns Grant


Sarah Diann Burns Grant

Sarah Diann Burns Grant obituary
Westland Man Faces Murder, Torture Charges In Wife’s Death
Westland man charged with murder, torture after killing wife with scissors, police say
Husband charged after wife found stabbed to death in garage of Westland home
Prosecutor: Westland man killed wife with scissors
Michigan Husband Charged with Murder, Torture After He Allegedly Kills Wife with Scissors
Man Accused of Torturing and Murdering Wife by Stabbing Her Multiple Times with Scissors in Garage
Husband Slapped with Torture, Murder Charges After Allegedly Stabbing Wife Repeatedly with Pair of Scissors
gofundme: Sarah Grant (Burns)

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Deadly Husbands: Michael Fricke had his wife, Roxanne, killed so she would not tell the military about his affairs; Sentenced to 30 years in Fort Leavenworth; Killed in prison 2010 before he could parole

R
Roxanne Fricke

Find-A-Grave: Roxanne Wade Fricke
Navy officer faces trial in fatal shooting of wife
Middleman says he found slayer as favor to Fricke
NN man is indicted in slaying of sailor’s wife
United States v Michael W. Fricke 2000 (conviction affirmed, sentence overturned)
Ex-Navy officer who had wife killed dies after prison attack
USDB in the News – Hearing Begins for Alleged Baseball Bat Murderer
Ex-Navy Officer Masterminds Murder Of His Wife For Her Life Insurance Policy

Movies/Documentaries
Mastermind of Murder: Navy Nightmare

Defendants
Michael Fricke – convicted, sentenced to 30 years in Leavenworth (picture above)
Gilroy Lamar Brunson – charges dropped
Angelo Rivera – charges dropped

Psycho For Love: Jim Williams killed his wife, Sharon Williams, and her new boyfriend Walter Notheis Jr.,

Victims
Sharon Elaine Williams, 43
Walter Scott, 40

Find-A-Grave: Sharon Elaine Almaroad Williams
Find-A-Grave: Walter Scott
Wikipedia: Walter Scott
Murderer killed lover’s husband
Singer’s killer sentenced
Call It Murder
Man who murdered St. Louis singer dies in prison
Find-A-Grave: James Howard Williams
Find-A-Grave: James Howard Williams Sr.
‘Illegal Exhumation’ Leads To Capture Of Man Who Murdered His Wife And Shot His Lover’s Husband
The Cheater: The Killing of Walter Scott

Podcasts
Episode 85 The Death of Sharon Williams and the Disappearance of Walter Notheis

Movies/Documentaries
Forensic Files: The Cheater
Exhumed: Killer Revealed: Murders on the Edge of Town
The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science: Grave Discoveries
Autopsy 3: Voices from the Grave
Secrets of the Morgue: The Well Runs Dry


James Williams prison mug

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