Jaime Lyn Larson murder 12/25/2012 Portland, OR *Michael James Kirkland pled guilty, sentenced to LWOP

Jaime Larson
Jaime Lyn Larson

Woman’s death in downtown Portland apartment ruled a homicide; no arrests made yet
Man arrested in killing of Portland woman Jaime Larson
14 new charges in Portland woman’s murder
Man accused of killing Jaime Larson in the course of a sexual assault, burglary, according to court documents
Christmas Day 2012 Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty to Several Charges – Sentenced to Life in Prison
Portland Christmas Day killer avoids death penalty
Mentally ill stranger who killed, mutilated Southwest Portland woman on Christmas Day gets life term
Portland man gets life in prison for Christmas Day murder

Unusual Suspects: Silent Night


MichaelKirkland prison mug

Offender Name: Kirkland, Michael James
SID# 13746372
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Height: 5′ 10”
Weight: 203 lbs
DOB: 07/1975
Race: White Or European Origin
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Caseload: 00105 Phillippi, Lindy
Location: Oregon State Penitentiary
Status: Inmate
Institution Admission Date 12/09/2014
Earliest Release Date: No Parole

Kirkland sentence

Psycho For Love: Shanion J. Donta Watson charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Chiquita Lawanna Adams

dv awareness

Chiquita Lawanna Adams
Chiquita Lawanna Adams

Family of victim speaks out after High Point Christmas Day homicide
Arrest made in Christmas Day homicide in High Point
High Point Police Make Arrest In Christmas Day Homicide
Body found at Atrium Inn in High Point investigated as homicide; man charged
Medical examiner: Woman found in High Point motel room was strangled
High Point police charge man with killing woman
Cause of death revealed in High Point Christmas Day homicide

Shanion J. Donta Watson
Shanion J. Donta Watson

Joceline Romo murder 1/01/2016 Queens, NY *First homicide for 2016, Boyfriend, Fabian Maliza, charged in her murder*

Joceline Romo
Joceline Romo

Cops investigate death of 19-year-old Queens woman found face down in her bed — NYC’s first murder victim of 2016
Police: Queens Teen Found Dead In Bed Is NYC’s First Murder Of 2016
19-year-old woman is city’s first homicide victim in 2016
Joceline Romo found dead in Queens; first homicide of 2016
Strangled Teen is NYC’s First Homicide Victim of 2016
Man, 24, held in first killing of 2016, may face charges for death of girlfriend in Queens
Queens man accused of strangling 19-year-old girlfriend charged with murder

Fabian Maliza
Fabian Maliza

Kailey Vijil murder 7/17/2015 West Valley City, UT *A 12-year-old boy has been charged; Prosecutors are trying to get him charged as an adult*

Kailey Vijil

A sea of purple descends on park in West Valley City as community mourns Kailey Vijil
Cultures unite to remember slain 12-year-old West Valley girl
Teen booked after 12-year-old West Valley City girl found dead
15-year-old Utah boy charged with aggravated murder in strangling death of 12-year-old girl
Rape charge filed against Utah teen accused in girl’s death
Teen accused of Kailey Vijil’s murder to remain in detention
Rape charge added in Kailey Vijil murder case
Judge says ‘time is of the essence’ in Kailey Vijil murder trial
Teen charged in West Valley girl’s death appears in court

Suspected Serial Killer: Darren Deon Vann

Vann victims

Anith Jones, 35
Teaira Batey, 28
Christine Williams, 36
Afrikka Hardy, 19
Sonya Billingsley, 35
Tanya Gatlin, 27
Tracy Lynn Martin, 41

Memorial Service To Be Held For Indiana Murder Victim
Suspected Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty In Two Stranglings
Suspected Serial Killer Refuses To Answer Judge, Hearing Delayed One Week
Indiana Police To Check DNA Samples To Identify Serial Killing Victims
Two More Victims Of Accused Gary Serial Killer Identified
2 suspected Gary serial killer victims identified
Suspected Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty In Two Stranglings
Indiana Serial Killer Suspect Darren Deon Vann Says Spree Dates Back Two Decades
Afrikka Hardy update: Death sought for Darren Vann, ex-Auroran’s alleged killer
Who is Indiana serial killer suspect Darren Deon Vann?
Murderpedia: Darren Deon Vann
Wikipedia: Darren Deon Vann

Darren Vann
Darren Deon Vann

Cold Case: Jeffrey Lobik killed Susan Heyliger in 1987; Convicted in 2008, sentenced to life in prison

remembering the victims

Find-A-Grave: Susan N Heyliger
A promise long ago made good
Largo man indicted in 1987 murder case
Ocala man charged with 1987 Largo killing (part 1)
Girlfriend calls suspect kind, sweet (part 2)
Mistrial in 1987 murder of bartender
Two-decade trail finally leads to Largo murder trial
Life Sentence Given In ’87 Slaying Of Largo Bar Employee
Cold-case killer gets life in jail

Murder Book: The Inside Man


DC Number: 243749
Eye Color: HAZEL
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 178 lbs.
Birth Date: 09/01/1966
Initial Receipt Date: 11/04/2008
Current Facility: SANTA ROSA ANNEX
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE


Current Prison Sentence History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
06/07/1987 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. 10/17/2008 PINELLAS 0504631 SENTENCED TO LIFE

Note: The offense descriptions are truncated and do not necessarily reflect the crime of conviction. Please refer to the court documents or the Florida Statutes for further information or definition.

Incarceration History:
Date In-Custody Date Out-of-Custody
07/16/1991 11/22/1991
05/21/1992 03/04/2002
01/23/2004 04/22/2004
11/04/2008 Currently Incarcerated

Prior Prison History: (Note: Data reflected covers periods of incarceration with the Florida Dept.of Corrections since January of 1983)
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Prison Sentence Length
01/16/1989 BURGUNOCCSTRUC/CV OR ATT. 07/08/1991 PINELLAS 8903754 3Y 0M 0D
03/14/1991 TRAFFIC IN STOLEN PROPERTY 07/08/1991 PINELLAS 9106323 3Y 0M 0D
12/11/1991 ROBB. NO GUN/DDLY.WPN 05/13/1992 PINELLAS 9120286 15Y 0M 0D

Mary Kennington Burge murder 5/11/1960 Macon, GA *Husband, Chester Burge was tried for her murder, but was acquitted*

remembering the victims

Find-A-Grave: Mary Elizabeth Kennington Burge
Jury Rules Killer Of Mrs. Burge Is Unknown
Macon Real Estate Investor Held For Murder Of His Wife
State appeals court throws out murder conviction in Burge-related case
1960 Macon murder trial subject of new cable TV show
1960s Macon Murder Case To Be Featured on Crime Show

A Peculiar Tribe of People: Murder and Madness in the Heart of Georgia

A Crime To Remember: Comedy of Terrors


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