Psycho For Love: James Pierre Chastain killed his first wife, Theresa Gail Chastain; Sentenced to life in prison

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James Chastain, Theresa Chastain (GREAT write-up)
James Chastain v State of Georgia 1991 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Former Methodist Pastor Recants Confession to Wife’s Killing
He Was a Preacher, a Serial Arsonist, and a Wife Killer
Reverend had two passions – religion and arson
Excerpt from “For I Have Sinned”

Books
For I Have Sinned: True Stories of Clergy Who Kill

Movies/Documentaries
Killer Clergy: Ashes to Ashes

INMATE INFORMATION

jameschastain-prison-mug

NAME: CHASTAIN, JAMES PIERRE
GDC ID: 0000012662

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

YOB: 1957
RACE: WHITE
GENDER: MALE
HEIGHT: 5’09”
WEIGHT: 250
EYE COLOR: HAZEL
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS

MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: DODGE STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE

A.K.A. CHASTAIN,JAMES
A.K.A. CHASTAIN,JAMES P
A.K.A. CHASTAIN,JAMES PIERRE
STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES

CASE NO: 258683
OFFENSE: other misdemeanor
CONVICTION COUNTY: SCHLEY COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/13/1989
SENTENCE LENGTH: 0 YEARS, 12 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 258683
OFFENSE: BURG BEF 7/1/12
CONVICTION COUNTY: SCHLEY COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/13/1989
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 258683
OFFENSE: ARSON 1ST DEGREE
CONVICTION COUNTY: SCHLEY COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 10/13/1989
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 258683
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: COLQUITT COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 06/18/1979
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE

CASE NO: 258683
OFFENSE: ARSON 1ST DEGREE
CONVICTION COUNTY: COLQUITT COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 06/18/1979
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS
STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY

INCARCERATION BEGIN: 06/11/1990
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE
INCARCERATION BEGIN: 11/23/1982
INCARCERATION END: 02/23/1983

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