Tag: Sex Crimes
Mug Shot Monday: Robert Edward Stansbury, 1963-1982
Lenient Sentences for Serial-Rapist and Molester Lead to More Crimes DNA Connected Stansbury to 1974 Murder Seven Years After He Died in Prison In the summer of 1974, twenty-nine-year old Barbara Hall was found dead near a horse trail in the San Dimas/Claremont area near Pomona, California. Her life was tragically ended at the hands […]
Posted: August 21st, 2017 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1960s, 1970s, California, Murder, Oklahoma, Sex Crimes
The Mysterious Murder of 15 year-old Nora Fuller, 1902
Introduction: On January 11, 1902, fifteen-year-old Nora Fuller disappeared after she left her home. She told her single mother of three that she was going to meet with a man about a job as a nanny after she found his advertisement in the local newspaper. She didn’t come home that night or the next, and […]
Posted: November 10th, 2016 under Feature Stories.
Tags: 1900-1919, California, Juvenile, Murder, Mystery, Sex Crimes, unsolved
Mug Shot Monday! Sgt. Frank Martz, 1943, Vampire Slayer
On December 6, 1943, twenty-seven-year-old Ann Geist took her three-year-old daughter, Kathleen Ann, to a tavern near Fort Logan, Colorado, where she met up with friends. At the time, Fort Logan was a small, Army-Air Force installation west of Englewood, and eight miles southwest of Denver. Soon after she arrived, Geist and her friends […]
Posted: September 12th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1940s, Colorado, Execution, Murder, Sex Crimes
Steven T. Judy, Indiana’s Most Hated Killer, 1979
Many years after he murdered three young children just so he could rape and kill their mother in 1979, Steven T. Judy, a diagnosed sexual psychopath, was the most hated man in Indiana. Although I kept this feature story short, it could have been five-times longer and still just as fascinating. A book written in […]
Posted: April 19th, 2016 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Execution, Indiana, Murder, Psychopath, Sex Crimes
Mug Shot Monday! Jay Kelly Pinkerton, 1979, Texas, Executed 1986
Jay Kelly Pinkerton Warning: This story contains graphic content, near the end. Jay Kelly Pinkerton was executed by the state of Texas on May 15, 1986, for the rape and murder of two women. On October 26, 1979, Pinkerton entered the Amarillo home of David and Sarah Lawrence between the hours of 9:30 and 11:30 […]
Posted: March 14th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, bizarre, Execution, Psychopath, Sex Crimes, Texas
Triple-Slayer Curtis Shedd, 1950
On August 3, 1950, Curtis Shedd stopped by the Walhalla, South Carolina, home of his trade school pal, John Boyter, to pick-up Boyter’s two daughters for an afternoon of cruising around the countryside. Earlier that day, Boyter was seen in Shedd’s car as the two drove around town. He was never seen alive after that […]
Posted: June 4th, 2015 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1950s, Execution, Mass Murders, Sex Crimes, South Carolina
Mug Shot Monday! William T. Horton, 1946-2011
William Tyson Horton was a serial rapist and child molester from Oklahoma City who operated between 1970 and 2010. The unique aspects of his life of crime is that between 1970 and 1983, Horton repeatedly was able to wiggle out of many serious rape and molestation charges against him by lenient judges and high priced […]
Posted: February 16th, 2015 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1970s, Oklahoma, Psychopath, Sex Crimes
Mug Shot Monday: Nathan Jerry Ellis, 1956-1986
This unfortunate face belongs to Nathan Jerry Ellis, killer and rapist. In 1956, Ellis and another man were convicted for the murder of Victor Quick in Custer County, Oklahoma. He was sentenced to life in prison for first degree murder. He appealed, received a new trial, and was re-sentenced to serve sixty-years for manslaughter. […]
Posted: January 5th, 2015 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1950s, Murder, Oklahoma, Sex Crimes
Leon Turner and the Whitt brothers, 1950
On Jan. 1, 1950 ne’er do well brothers Malcolm and Windol Whitt, and Leon Turner broke out of the Attalla County Jail in Mississippi. The three men were serving time for the attempted rape of a 15 year-old black girl named Verlena Harris. Leon Turner had suffered the shame of being convicted for molesting a […]
Posted: November 8th, 2013 under Rediscovered Crime News.
Tags: 1950s, Murder, racism, Sex Crimes
Mug Shot: Child Killer Fred Stroble, 1949
. Story #1: Child Brutally Slain in LA, Suspect is Hunted LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov. 15, 1949: The gashed and mutilated body of six year-old Linda Glucoft was found today in a rubbish heap, wrapped in a brightly colored Indian blanket. Police Sgt. Bill Brennan said he definitely had established that the blanket came from […]
Posted: October 8th, 2013 under Mug Shot Monday, Rediscovered Crime News.
Tags: 1940s, 1950s, California, Execution, Murder, Sex Crimes