Deadly Stepmothers: Emily Defries killed her 20-month-old stepdaughter, Anna Marie Bell; Sentenced to 20 years in prison

Anna Bell

Find-A-Grave: Anna Marie Bell
Stepmother accused of killing toddler
8-year-old testifies in younger sister’s murder trial
Lawyer for Former Sailor Accused of Murdering 20-Month-Old Blames Toddler’s 8-Year-Old Sister
Norfolk woman found guilty for 2nd degree murder of 20-month-old
Norfolk woman sentenced to 20 years in girl’s death
Girl, 8, blamed in trial of woman convicted of killing fiance’s baby
Norfolk woman convicted of murdering toddler maintains innocence, claims a child is responsible


Personal Information
Emily Elyse Defries
Age 32
Race White
Sex Female

Location Fluvanna Correctional Center
Offender I.D.# 1627829
Release Date 01/26/2032


Valentine’s Murder: Leviathan “Levi” Henry Norwood killed his mother, Jennifer, and little brother, Wyatt, in their family home; Sentenced to life in prison plus 40 years

Jennifer Lynn Norwood, 34
Wyatt Charles Norwood, 6
Joshua Norwood (father, survived)

Find-A-Grave: Jennifer Lynn “Jen” Overlock Norwood
Find-A-Grave: Wyatt Charles Norwood
Murder of a Typical Family, From Within
Plea agreement reached for Fauquier Co. teen charged with shooting mother, brother
Fauquier teen accused of killing mom, brother competent to stand trial
Virginia teen Levi Norwood pleads guilty in 2020 murders of mom, 6-year-old brother
Virginian Admits Murdering His Mother and Brother on Valentine’s Day When He Was 17
Fauquier County teen Levi Norwood pleads guilty to murdering mother, brother
Teen Who Killed Mom and Younger Brother in Cold-Blooded Valentine’s Day Massacre Learns His Fate
Websleuths: VA – Levi Norwood, 17, accused of murdering mother & brother, Fauquier Co., Feb 2020


Cold Case: Deadly Duo: James Christopher Johnson and Bobby Joe Leonard charged with the murder of Andrea Cincotta

Andrea Cincotta

Find-A-Grave: Andrea Appel Cincotta
Two Charged in 1998 Homicide
She gave a man a computer. Police say her fiance hired him to kill her.
2 men charged in decades-old Arlington homicide
2 men, including fiancé, charged in Virginia woman’s alleged 1998 murder-for-hire death
Virginia Man Pleads Guilty To 1998 Cold Case Murder Of Librarian

James Christopher Johnson –
Bobby Joe Leonard – pled guilty,

Murder In The Family: Dean Austin Selbe says demonic voices told him to kill his mother, Karen J. Selbe; Sentenced to 60 years in prison

Karen Selbe (56) was killed and beheaded by her son Dean Selbe (29) two years after his first attempt to kill her
Warrants describe grisly scene found after Vinton slaying
Va. man accused of beheading mom to be evaluated
Vinton man sentenced to 60 years for killing his mother
Virginia man sentenced to 60 years for killing mother
Va. man gets 60 years for killing, decapitating, dismembering his mother
VA – Karen Selbe, 56, dismembered in her Vinton home, 26 Jan 2014


Personal Information
Dean Austin Selbe
Alias: Not Available

Age: 37
Race: White
Sex: Male

Location: River North Correctional Center

Offender I.D.#: 1461075

Release Date: 01/27/2070

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

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

Mastermind of Murder: Navy Nightmare

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

Murder In The Family: Cindy Gail Countess stomped her mother, Edna Dooley, to death; Sentenced to 14 years in prison

Woman Who Blamed Mother’s Death On Paxil Is Convicted Of Murder
Woman convicted in murder of mother
Woman who blamed mother’s death on Paxil is convicted of murder
Woman Who Blamed Mother’s Death On Paxil Is Convicted Of Murder
Virginia woman convicted in mom’s stomping death
Woman who blames Paxil for killing her mother sentenced for murder
Cindy Gale Countess v Barbara Wheeler 2007 (habeas corpus denied)


Missing Child: 4-year-old Codi Bigsby missing since 1/31/2022 from Hampton, VA; Father, Cory Bigsby, a person of interest*

Codi Bigsby

‘Most interested in Codi’s parents’: Hampton Police need public’s help to find missing boy
Police on missing Virginia child: ‘Evidence doesn’t match what we’ve been told’
Codi Bigsby case: search continues Tuesday for missing 4-year-old from Hampton
Codi Bigsby case: search for missing Hampton 4-year-old expanding, father is considered person of interest
Police say father of missing boy, Codi Bigsby, considered person of interest in case
Father considered person of interest in case of missing 4-year-old Codi Bigsby
Search continues for Codi Bigsby, expands to Hampton Steam Plant
Court records show past assault allegation against missing child’s dad
‘No stone left unturned’: Former detective gives News 3 inside look into Codi Bigsby investigation
Cops Say They Don’t Buy Dad’s Story About Missing 4-Year-Old

Cory Bigsby

Mothers From Hell: Julia Tomlin killed her 2-year-old son, Noah, whose body was found at the Hampton Steam Plant; Sentenced to 55 years in prison

Noah Tomlin

Noah A. Tomlin obituary
Find-A-Grave: Noah A Tomlin
‘This child was tortured’: Virginia mom charged with murder in death of 2-year-old son
Julia Tomlin charged with murder in death of her 2-year-old son
Noah Tomlin’s biological father speaks exclusively with 13News Now
Police chief: Investigators find remains believed to be 2-year-old Noah Tomlin
Virginia police believe they’ve found the remains of missing 2-year-old Noah Tomlin
The autopsy of 2-year-old Noah Tomlin was released: His mother is now charged with murder
14 people testify against Virginia mother accused of murdering toddler
Julia Tomlin, the woman charged in her toddler’s death, is getting a mental competency evaluation. Her trial, postponed
Judge rules Julia Tomlin is fit to stand trial in son Noah’s death
Julia Tomlin, mother charged with son’s murder, ruled fit to stand trial in Hampton
Mom pleads guilty to murdering toddler son found in Virginia steam plant
Hampton woman Julia Tomlin pleads guilty to murder charge in 2-year-old son’s death
Mom of 10 Admits to Horrific Murder of Toddler Found in Trash with Injuries That Looked as if He’d ‘Fallen Several Stories’ from a Building
Facebook: Julia Tomlin
Virginia Mother of 10 Sentenced to the Max for Killing Infant Son. Prosecutors Compared Baby’s Injuries to Having ‘Fallen Several Stories.’
Julia Tomlin sentenced to 55 years for son’s murder


Age 37
Gender Female
Race White

Ethnicity Unknown
Date of Birth Nov 01, 1984
ID Number 0030607
Custody Status Date Jul 09, 2019 03:26 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Hampton Roads Regional Jail
Book Date Jul 09, 2019 03:15 PM EDT

Hampton Roads Regional Jail
2690 Elmhurst Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(757) 488-7500

Suspected Serial Killer: Anthony Robinson “Shopping Cart Killer” charged with 2 murders and suspected of at least 2 more

Allene Elizabeth “Beth” Redmon, 54 [11/23/2021]
Tonita Lorice “Nita” Smith, 39
Cheyenne Brown, 29
unidentified female

Allene “Beth” Elizabeth (May) Redmon obituary
HPD Searching For Missing City Woman
Charlottesville police asking for help finding missing woman
Search continues for 29-year-old missing woman from Southeast DC since September, police say
Alleged ‘shopping cart’ serial killer Anthony Robinson in custody in Virginia, police say
‘Shopping cart killer’ linked to at least 4 Virginia slayings, police say
Shopping Cart Killer: Who is Anthony Robinson?
Man Charged in Killings of 2 Women in Va. Also Eyed in DC Missing Persons Case
Bodies of 4 Women Found in Va. Believed to Be Victims of Alleged ‘Shopping Cart Killer,’ Police Say
Two Virginia Women’s Bodies Found, Same Man Suspected Third Woman’s Case
Police: 4 bodies found are victims of ‘shopping cart killer’
Police: 4 bodies found are victims of ‘shopping cart killer’
Missing Redding woman could be 4th victim of alleged “shopping cart serial killer”
‘Shopping cart’ killer’s 4th victim could be California woman Stephanie Harrison: police
Daughter of ‘shopping cart’ killer’s victim hopes ‘there are no more bodies’ to be found


Age 35
Gender Male
Race Black

Ethnicity Non-Hispanic
Date of Birth Sep 03, 1986
ID Number 343055
Custody Status Date Nov 30, 2021 02:18 PM EST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Rockingham County Jail
Book Date Nov 23, 2021 10:14 PM EST

Rockingham County Jail
25 S Liberty Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(540) 564-3851

Fathers From Hell: Antoine Juwan Jefferson shook and beat his 3-month-old son, Deandre, to death; Sentenced to 50 years in prison

Deandre Lee Jefferson

Deandre Lee Jefferson obituary
Find-A-Grave: Deandre Lee Jefferson
Father charged with homicide following death of 3-month-old son
Danville father charged in death of 3-month-old son
Father arrested for homicide and child abuse in the death of his three-month-old son in Danville
Father enters plea in death of his infant son
23-year-old Danville man sentenced to 50 years in prison for death of infant son
Danville man to serve 25 years for killing infant son


Age 24
Gender Male
Race Black

Date of Birth Sep 22, 1997
ID Number 346056
Custody Status Date Jun 10, 2021 02:32 PM EDT
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Danville City Jail
Book Date Jun 10, 2021 02:07 PM EDT
Scheduled Release Jun 04, 2041 11:00 PM EST

Danville City Jail
212 Lynn Street
Danville, VA 24543
(434) 799-5130

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