Spree Killer: Alleged Mattress Store Spree Killer Jose Gilberto Rodriguez

Pamela Johnson, 62 [7/12/2018]
Allie Barrow, 28 [7/14/2018]
Eduardo Magana, 57 [7/16/2018]

Allie Nicole Barrow obituary
Eduardo Edmundo Magaña obituary
REST IN PEACE: These are the victims of the Houston-area crime spree that left 3 dead
Sheriff identifies woman found dead inside her Cypress home
Mattress Firm manager finds employee’s body in Houston store
Friends and family mourn woman found dead inside her Cypress home
Investigators find murdered Cypress woman’s vehicle at Willowbrook Mall
Man sought after woman found dead in northwest Harris County home
Mattress Firm employee found shot dead in Willowbrook store
Victim in killing spree shot at point-blank range
Houston police capture possible serial killer Jose Gilberto Rodriguez
“I’M PRAYING FOR DEATH PENALTY”: Family of Mattress One victim wants justice for father
Photos: Jose Gilberto Rodriguez arrested after chase in Harris County
Suspected serial killer expected to face 3 capital murder charges
Suspect Is Arrested After a String of Murders and Robberies in the Houston Area


Next court date: 4/19/22

Monsters Among Us: Casey Kennedy and 2 others killed Kelly Renee Holder and her unborn child so she could feel the pain of a miscarriage

Kelly Holder

Kelly Renee Holder obituary
Find-A-Grave: Kelly Renee Holder
Abilene police: 3 charged with capital murder in death of pregnant woman
Murder suspects wanted pregnant Abilene woman to ‘feel the pain of a miscarriage’
Abilene police ID murdered pregnant woman, 3 arrested for capital murder
3 people enter guilty pleas in 2019 death of pregnant Abilene woman
Texas Woman Who Brutally Murdered Pregnant Roommate Because She ‘Wanted Her to Feel the Pain of a Miscarriage’ Is Sentenced to Prison
Courtney Dawn Whitley Sentenced For Killing Kelly Holder and Fetus
Another 50-year prison sentence given in 2019 killing of pregnant Abilene woman
Woman Gets 50 Years For Killing Roommate During Beating To Cause Miscarriage
Texas Woman Who Brutally Murdered Pregnant Roommate Because She ‘Wanted Her to Feel the Pain of a Miscarriage’ Is Sentenced to Prison
gofundme: Kelly Holder Memorial Fund

Casey Kennedy – pled guilty, sentenced to 50 years in prison
Courtney Dawn Whitley – pled guilty, sentenced to 50 years in prison
Alexander Christopher Lopez – pled guilty,


Age 28
Gender Female
Race White

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Sep 01, 1993
ID Number 122088
Custody Status Date Oct 26, 2021 07:05 AM CDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Taylor County Jail
Book Date Aug 03, 2019 12:00 AM CDT

Taylor County Jail
910 South 27th Street
Abilene, TX 79602
(325) 691-7423


Age 27
Gender Female
Race White

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Mar 04, 1994
ID Number 122089
Custody Status Date Dec 18, 2021 07:02 AM CST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Taylor County Jail
Book Date Aug 03, 2019 12:00 AM CDT

Taylor County Jail
910 South 27th Street
Abilene, TX 79602
(325) 691-7423


Age 30
Gender Male
Race White

Ethnicity Hispanic
Date of Birth Jul 09, 1991
ID Number 100534
Custody Status Date Nov 29, 2021 07:02 AM CST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Taylor County Jail
Book Date Aug 03, 2019 12:00 AM CDT

Taylor County Jail
910 South 27th Street
Abilene, TX 79602
(325) 691-7423

Psycho For Love: Matthew Sowders killed his estranged wife, Melissa, who was pregnant by her new boyfriend; Sentenced to 60 years in prison

Melissa Renee Sowders

Melissa Renee Sowders obituary
Find-A-Grave: Melissa Sowders
Melissa Sowders’ husband Matthew Sowders charged with murder of missing Texas mom
New details in murder case involving missing pregnant woman, Melissa Sowders
Estranged husband of missing pregnant woman charged with capital murder
Ex-husband of missing pregnant Texas woman charged with murder
Murder of Pregnant Woman Could Bring Death Penalty
Spring man pleads guilty in estranged wife’s slaying
Houston Christmas Horror: Lifeless Body Of A Missing Mother Found In A Creek
Houston horror: Melissa Sowders, mother of 4, murdered day after Christmas

Homicide for the Holidays: Murder Under the Mistletoe


Serial Killer: David Leonard Wood *Desert Killer*

Ivy Susanna Williams, 23 [5/30/1987]
Desiree Autumn Wheatley, 15 [6/2/1987]
Karen Baker, 20 [6/5/1987]
Angelica Frausto, 17 [8/8/1987] (no picture)
Rosa Maria Casio, 24 [8/12/1987] (no picture)
Dawn Marie Smith, 14 [8/28/1987] (no picture)

Find-A-Grave: Ivy Susanna Williams
Find-A-Grave: Desiree Autumn Wheatley
Find-A-Grave: Angelica Frausto
Find-A-Grave: Dawn Marie Smith
David Wood indicted in desert deaths
Death in the Desert: The David Leonard Wood murders 30 years later
33 years later, El Paso’s “Desert Killer” still awaits execution
Murdered, missing women tied to serial killer David Leonard Wood
Legal saga of ‘Desert Killer’ David Leonard Wood remains tied up in court system
David Leonard Wood v State of Texas 2018
Murderpedia: David Leonard Wood
‘Bodies Will Talk To You’: Texas Serial Killed Buried His Victims In The Desert, Dead Or Alive

The Mark of a Serial Killer: Deaths in the Desert
On the Case with Paula Zahn: Buried Dreams


Deadly Duo: Samuel Clark Gallamore and James John Steiner killed Clayton and Juliana Kenney, and their daughter Adrienne Arnot;

Verle Clayton Kenney, 83
Juliana Kenney, 75
Adrienne Arnot, 44

Clayton Kenney obituary
Juliana Kenney obituary
Find-A-Grave: Juliana Hess Arnot Kenney
Adrienne Arnot obituary
Find-A-Grave: Adrienne Arnot
Two Arrested In Triple Murder That Terrorized Town
Triple murder suspects arraigned
Death row inmate who fatally stabbed, beat paralyzed woman, two others set to die
Death sentence upheld in slayings
Sorry I Murdered That Old Man, His Paralyzed Wife and Daughter
Gallamore executed in 1992 triple murder
Texas Executes Man for 1992 Triple Murder
Texas killer executed for three slayings
Samuel Clark Gallamore #821
Murderpedia: Samuel Clark Gallamore
Find-A-Grave: Samuel Clark Gallamore
What Brought To Some ‘Gruesome’ Texas Triple Murder? A Nursing Aide’s Shocking Confession
Revisiting the unthinkable
What Led To A ‘Gruesome’ Texas Triple Murder? A Nursing Aide’s Shocking Confession
Execution of the Day: 14 January 2003 Samuel Clark Gallamore

Juliana and Adrienne

Family Massacre: Kenney

Samuel Clark Gallamore – convicted, sentenced to death, executed 1/14/2003
James John Steiner – convicted, sentenced to life in prison, eligible for parole 7/21/2028



Deadly Husbands: Dabreon Banks charged with the murder of Kimberly Hernandez, saying she killed herself but their 3-year-old told police “Daddy shot mommy”

Kimberly Hernandez

HCSO: Man fatally shoots wife during argument over text messages in his phone
‘Dad shot mom’: 3-year-old daughter of murder suspect witnessed mother’s death, prosecutors say
Bond set at $75K for man charged after common-law wife found shot to death in NE Harris County
Couple’s 3-year-old and 20-month-old kids were present when common-law wife killed, HCSO says
‘Daddy Shot Mommy’: 3-Year-Old Daughter Who Witnessed Alleged Murder Blows Up Texas Man’s Claim That His Wife Shot Herself in the Head
‘Daddy shot mommy’: 3-year-old daughter exposes man’s claim wife killed herself
gofundme: Kimberly Hernandez


Suspected Serial Killer: Billy Kipkorir Chemirmir charged with 18 counts of capital murder, but suspected of at least 6 more

11/19/2021: Mistrial declared, will be retried

Phyllis Payne, 91 [5/14/2016]
Phoebe Perry, 94 [6/5/2016]
Norma French, 85 [10/8/2016]
Doris Gleason, 92 [10/29/2016]
Minnie Campbell, 84, [11/1/2017]
Carolyn MacPhee, 81 [12/31/2017]
Rosemary Curtis, 75 [1/19/2018]
Mary Sue Brooks, 88 [1/31/2018] (no picture)
Martha Williams, 80 [3/7/2018]
Miriam Nelson, 81 [3/9/2018]
Ann Conklin, 82 [3/18/2018]
Lu Thi Harris, 81 [3/20/2018]
Mary Bartel, 91 (survived)

Phyllis Payne obituary
Phoebe Perry obituary
Norma Wilson French obituary
Doris Huffhines Gleason obituary
Minnie Campbell obituary
Carolyn Nelson MacPhee obituary
Find-A-Grave: Carolyn Nelson MacPhee
Rosemary Curtis obituary0
Find-A-Grave: Rosemary Bobo Curtis
Find-A-Grave: Mary Brooks
Find-A-Grave: Martha Toler Williams
Find-A-Grave: Mrs Miriam N. “Nellie” Smith Nelson
Find-A-Grave: Ann Meredith Valentine Conklin
SOSS: Ann Valentine Conklin
20-year-old cold case murder: Who killed Mary Brooks?
Texas murder suspect accused in 3 attacks on elderly women
Suspected North Texas serial killer charged in smothering deaths of 12 elderly women
Years after her death, woman named a victim of a suspected North Texas serial killer
Accused Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir Faces New Charge, Bringing Total Capital Murder Charges to 18
Suspected Serial Killer Accused Of Smothering Elderly Women Indicted On 18th Capital Murder Charge
District Attorney Will Not Seek Death Penalty for Billy Chemirmir
Wikipedia: Billy Chemirmir
Jury selection underway in trial of Billy Chemirmir; defense attorney facing solicitation charge
Capital Murder Trial of Accused Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir Underway
Trial begins for man accused of killing 18 elderly women in north Texas over 2-year span
Trial begins for man charged with killing 18 in Texas
Billy Chemirmir trial: Witnesses recall finding victim’s body, stolen jewelry box
Jurors break for the night in Billy Chemirmir trial
Jury Resumes Deliberations Friday In Capital Murder Trial Of Accused North Texas Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir
Jury continues to deliberate on Day 5 of Billy Chemirmir trial
Deliberations to Continue Friday in Accused Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir’s Murder Trial
Billy Chemirmir trial: Testimony from alleged serial killer’s surviving victim played
After jury remained ‘hopelessly deadlocked,’ judge declares mistrial for alleged serial killer Billy Chemirmir
Prosecutors vow to re-try Billy Chemirmir after judge declares mistrial in capital murder case

Stranger at the Door: How a Plano Grandmother May Have Stopped a Suspected Serial Killer
The Billy Chemirmir murder trial continues


Inmate Murder: Michael Paul Ownby charged with killing Fred Harris in a holding cell

Fred Harris

Fred Harris obituary
‘He danced his way into everyone’s heart’: Family wants justice after 19-year-old with special needs killed in Harris County Jail
19-year-old man dies while in Harris County Jail after fight with another inmate, HCSO confirms
Teen inmate with special needs killed by cell mate in Harris County jail, family says
Mom wants answers after teen with special needs stabbed, beaten at Harris County Jail
Charges upgraded to murder in death of Harris County inmate with special needs
Man accused of killing cellmate with special needs charged with murder
Charges filed against Harris County Jail inmate who violently beat, killed 19-year-old cellmate, DA says
Disabled teen’s horrific murder in Harris Co. jail triggers serious charges against killer
Man accused of killing cellmate with special needs charged with murder
Low jail staffing didn’t play role in beating of teen inmate with special needs, sheriff says


Deadly Wives: Celeste Beard convinced her lover, Tracey Tarlton, to kill her husband, Steven Franklin Beard, so she could inherit all of his money

Steven Beard

Find-A-Grave: Steven Franklin Beard II
Woman admits she shot Austin TV exec
Betrayed By Her Own Children
Twins, Lesbian Lover Unravel Texas Murder
Celeste Beard Johnson v State of Texas 2006 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Murderpedia: Celeste Beard
Wikipedia: Celeste Beard Johnson
Where Is Tracey Tarlton, The Woman Who Shot Celeste Beard’s Husband For Her, Now?
Where Is Tracey Tarlton Now?
What To Know About Celeste Beard Johnson, The Convicted Murderer Who Speaks Out In ‘Snapped: Behind Bars’
Celeste Beard Johnson Denies Having A Lover Kill Her Millionaire Husband: ‘My Kids Sold Me To The State Of Texas’

Moms and Murder: The Murder of Steven Beard
Love Murder: Celeste Beard: The Millionaire’s Wife & Her Lesbian Lover
Texas Wine and True Crime: The Lady Friend – (Celeste Beard)

She Wanted It All: A True Story of Sex, Murder, and a Texas Millionaire
The Fortune Hunter
Celeste: The Celeste Beard Johnson Story

Snapped: Celeste Beard Johnson
It Takes A Killer: Mrs Wrong
Power, Privilege, and Justice: The Millionaire and the Waitress
American Justice: For Love or Money
Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer
Women Behind Bars: Celeste Beard
Snapped: Behind Bars: Celeste Beard
Women Who Kill
Vengeance: Killer Millionaires: Fatal Fortune
20/20 on ID: Homicide

Celeste Beard Johnson – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Tracey Tarlton – pled guilty, sentenced to 20 years in prison, released 8/2011

Tracey Tarlton


Boyfriends From Hell: Jadin Nunez killed his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, Shannah Leilani McAlpine, because she put her shoes on the wrong feet; Sentenced to LWOP

Shannah Leilani McAlpine

Shannah Leilani McAlpine obituary
Find-A-Grave: Shannah Leilani McAlpine
Mom arrested in death of a two-year-old child
Police arrest Temple mother whose boyfriend allegedly killed her toddler by punching her
Central Texas girl died of blunt force trauma days before 3rd birthday
Killeen: Local man indicted in blunt force trauma death of 2-year-old girl
Texas Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Beating Toddler to Death After She Put Her Shoes on Wrong Feet Days Before Her Birthday
Texas man beat 2-year-old girl to death for putting shoes on wrong feet

Jadin Nunez – convicted, sentenced to LWOP
Ashley Marie McAlpine –



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