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Derek Percy Takes Secrets to the Grave

Derek Percy, known murderer of one child and suspected murderer of several more, died Wednesday of lung cancer in the secure ward of a Melbourne, Australia hospital. Many investigators believe Percy was responsible for seven year old Linda Stilwell’s death. Linda disappeared from St. Kilda Beach in 1968. Percy denied…

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Posted by on July 25th, 2013 - 5 Comments

Nassau County Remains may be Linked to Gilgo Beach

Police said yesterday that the remains of a young woman found near the water on the north shore of Nassau County may be connected to those found on and around Gilgo Beach. Nassau Homicide Squad Detective Lt. John Azzata said: Obviously, we’re near the water, [Gilgo] bodies were found near…

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Posted by on January 24th, 2013 - 3 Comments

Rodney Alcala Sentenced in New York

Rodney Alcala was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Monday for the murders of Cornelia Crilley and Ellen Hover in New York in the 1970s. Alcala pleaded guilty to the murders last month. Judge Bonnie Wittner choked up as she read the sentence, describing the murders as “an…

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Posted by on January 8th, 2013 - 5 Comments

Derek Percy Could be Forced to Give Testimony

The Victorian Court of Appeal ruled earlier today that a certificate of immunity should be offered to suspected serial killer Derek Percy to compel his testimony regarding the 1968 disappearance of seven-year-old Linda Stilwell. Linda’s mother, Jean Priest, has been fighting to have Percy testify for years. Today’s ruling will…

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Posted by on December 20th, 2012 - No Comments

Rodney Alcala Pleads Guilty

Rodney Alcala plead to his sixth and seventh murders today in a New York City courtroom. Alcala, who fought extradition from California to New York, admitted to the murder of Cornelia Crilley in 1971 and Ellen Hover in 1977. Investigators believe that Alcala was one of the most prolific serial…

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Posted by on December 14th, 2012 - No Comments

Israel Keyes Suicide

I’ve been meaning to write about Israel Keyes, who committed suicide early this month in an Anchorage, Alaska prison. He had been arrested for the February 1st rape and murder of Samantha Koenig, but is suspected of having murdered up to eleven people. Keyes was highly organized, and generally planned…

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Posted by on December 12th, 2012 - 3 Comments

Manuel Pardo Executed

Former Sweetwater, Florida police officer Manuel Pardo, who killed nine people during a string of robberies in 1986, was executed last night at Florida State Prison. Also a former member of the U.S. Navy, Pardo never showed any remorse for the killings, although he did urge his jury to give…

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Posted by on December 12th, 2012 - No Comments

Elias Abuelazam’s Cases Suspended Pending Appeal

The prosecution in Flint, Michigan has suspected all other cases against Elias Abuelazam until the appeal on his first degree murder conviction is resolved. Earlier this year, Abuelazam was convicted of the August 2, 2012 murder of Arnold Minor. He as been charged in two other murders and in six…

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Posted by on October 14th, 2012 - No Comments

Dayton Leroy Rogers Off Death Row (Again)

Dayton Leroy Rogers, who was convicted in 1989 of killing six women, has been in and out of death row several times already. The Oregon Supreme Court struck down his death sentences in 1992 and 2000. His most recent death sentence was handed down in 2006, has again been overturned….

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Posted by on October 14th, 2012 - 1 Comment

Peter Moore Begins New Appeal

Peter Moore, who killed four gay men in late 1995, has begun an appeal of his life sentence at the Court of Appeal in London. Earlier this year, Moore and two other convicted murderers attempted to convince the European Court of Human Rights that their life sentences amounted to inhuman…

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Posted by on October 14th, 2012 - No Comments