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    SUSPECT - Mark Roland Stallings

    Man's confession could solve `killing field' case
    LEAGUE CITY - A Texas prison inmate has confessed to killing as many as six women in Fort Bend and Galveston counties, including some at the infamous site here known as the "killing field," authorities said Friday.
    Mark Roland Stallings, 34, has not yet been charged with any of the murders, however.

    League City police Capt. Chris Reed said DNA tests will confirm whether Stallings was involved in any of the slayings of four women whose bodies were dumped in a field off Calder Road just west of Interstate 45 from 1983 to 1991.

    "He confessed to multiple homicides. We don't know which ones at this time," Reed said. "We have an idea but we're not real sure because we haven't corroborated what he said."
    http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/ar...ield-case.html
    A parole review date is set for July 21, 2012 for Fred Howard Coffey.

    Coffey was convicted of the murder of 10 yr old Amanda Marie Ray, NC. He admitted to molesting 300 children.

    Please write a letter on behalf of Amanda.

    Suspect in the murders of:
    5 yr old Neely Smith, NC
    14 yr old Kathy Lynn Beatty, MD
    8 yr old Travis Shane King, VA

    Possibly connected to the disappearances of:
    14 Yr old Tracy Anne King, PA
    11 yr old Sheila and 13 yr old Katherine Lyons, MD
    15 yr old Carolyn Majane, NJ



    Write to:
    Chairman Charles L. Mann Sr.
    NC Post Release Supervision & Parole Commission
    P.O. Box 29540
    Raleigh, NC 27626-0540
    RE: Fred Howard Coffey, DOC# 0081135
    or send an email to parole@doc.state.nc.us
    http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/

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    He Had No Idea

    It was Tuesday afternoon September 13, 1996 when
    John Burkhart Rogers Bingham and his six-year-old
    granddaughter, Zamfira, returned to Bingham’s ranch
    house near Rosharon after a fishing trip to a nearby
    lake. As he pulled up to the house he noticed the window
    to one of the bedrooms damaged.
    Checking his own room and finding nothing missing,
    he turned on the television and sat down to relax.
    At that point, Bingham said "my head exploded."
    Suddenly blood poured from his nose and mouth,
    and Bingham, 64, thought he had suffered a heart
    attack causing a blood vessel in his head to burst.
    “He had no idea he had been shot,” said Richard
    Rosser, an investigator for the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office.
    Bingham told his granddaughter to call 911, but there was a problem with
    911 so he told her to dial the operator, Rosser said.
    http://thepolicenews.net/html/tpnjan09.pdf
    A parole review date is set for July 21, 2012 for Fred Howard Coffey.

    Coffey was convicted of the murder of 10 yr old Amanda Marie Ray, NC. He admitted to molesting 300 children.

    Please write a letter on behalf of Amanda.

    Suspect in the murders of:
    5 yr old Neely Smith, NC
    14 yr old Kathy Lynn Beatty, MD
    8 yr old Travis Shane King, VA

    Possibly connected to the disappearances of:
    14 Yr old Tracy Anne King, PA
    11 yr old Sheila and 13 yr old Katherine Lyons, MD
    15 yr old Carolyn Majane, NJ



    Write to:
    Chairman Charles L. Mann Sr.
    NC Post Release Supervision & Parole Commission
    P.O. Box 29540
    Raleigh, NC 27626-0540
    RE: Fred Howard Coffey, DOC# 0081135
    or send an email to parole@doc.state.nc.us
    http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/

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    Mark Stallings Confession Unbelievable

    Mark Stallings - Confessed in 2001 to the "Killing Fields" murders outside of League City but he would have been only 15 or 16 years old when the first Killing Fields victims came up missing. Since all of the Killing Fields victims were killed by the same unknown killer, his confession may have only been a way to improve his prison rep with other inmates. Although he has a history of violence and worked for another suspect Robert Abel. The Star Dust Trail Rides business once owned by Abel encircles the Killings Fields. Stallings was never charged in any of the I-45 Killings nor the Killings Fields murders despite any of his confessions.

    http://psu-sk.tripod.com/frames/i45-suspects.html
    A parole review date is set for July 21, 2012 for Fred Howard Coffey.

    Coffey was convicted of the murder of 10 yr old Amanda Marie Ray, NC. He admitted to molesting 300 children.

    Please write a letter on behalf of Amanda.

    Suspect in the murders of:
    5 yr old Neely Smith, NC
    14 yr old Kathy Lynn Beatty, MD
    8 yr old Travis Shane King, VA

    Possibly connected to the disappearances of:
    14 Yr old Tracy Anne King, PA
    11 yr old Sheila and 13 yr old Katherine Lyons, MD
    15 yr old Carolyn Majane, NJ



    Write to:
    Chairman Charles L. Mann Sr.
    NC Post Release Supervision & Parole Commission
    P.O. Box 29540
    Raleigh, NC 27626-0540
    RE: Fred Howard Coffey, DOC# 0081135
    or send an email to parole@doc.state.nc.us
    http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/

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    Man's confession could solve `killing field' case
    RUTH RENDON Staff
    SAT 11/03/2001 Houston Chronicle, Section A, Page 1, 3 STAR Edition
    Reed said Stallings gave police information that "was very believable." He said the inmate told officers that he once lived in a mobile home on the land near where the bodies were found and that he once worked for Robert Abel, who formerly operated Star Dust Trail Rides on the property.

    Abel, 62, said Friday that he recalls Stallings working for his ranch operation but not the trail ride. He said he fired Stallings "because he was too dumb to even string fences."
    The sheriff said that, although physical evidence is lacking, charges against Stallings are likely for the April 1986 slaying of Benna "Bea" Bowen, 27, and the June 1989 death of 18-year-old April Eaves.
    "He also led them to the scene, which is not an easy scene to find since it was out in a pasture. The area had changed considerably since the time the murders occurred and when he was back here, he was still able to take them back there."

    Eaves' body was found in an abandoned mobile home near FM 1464 and Old Richmond Road. Bowen's body was found in an undeveloped area of the county known as Park Westheimer.
    http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/ar...ield-case.html

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    Stallings' appeal

    STALLINGS v. STATE
    47 S.W.3d 170 (2001)

    Mark Roland STALLINGS, Appellant,
    v.
    The STATE of Texas, Appellee.

    No. 01-99-00991-CR.
    Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (1st Dist.).
    May 10, 2001.
    Deborah S. Holmes, Huntsville, for Appellant.
    Alfred Eugene Hernandez, Huntsville, for State.

    Panel consists of Justices MIRABAL, NUCHIA, and PRICE.1
    http://www.leagle.com/xmlResult.aspx...WAR2-1986-2006

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeannieC View Post
    Mark Stallings - Confessed in 2001 to the "Killing Fields" murders outside of League City but he would have been only 15 or 16 years old when the first Killing Fields victims came up missing. Since all of the Killing Fields victims were killed by the same unknown killer, his confession may have only been a way to improve his prison rep with other inmates. Although he has a history of violence and worked for another suspect Robert Abel. The Star Dust Trail Rides business once owned by Abel encircles the Killings Fields. Stallings was never charged in any of the I-45 Killings nor the Killings Fields murders despite any of his confessions.

    http://psu-sk.tripod.com/frames/i45-suspects.html
    Due to Stallings' escape attempt from prison when his girlfriend snuck a gun into jail for him, he has been kept in solitary for 11+ years or so by now. I don't think he has much to gain (as far as a reputation with other inmates) since TDJC won't allow him into General Population with other inmates, and he isn't even allowed to have a cell mate.

    Just a few thoughts on the matter.

    I've heard recently from inside sources that the LE doesn't feel like it is necessary to charge him with the two murders he confessed to, since "it is a waste of taxpayer money," since he's already got a 486 year sentence. Personally, I don't feel like that excuse stands up - but that LE didn't want to pursue it more because it would implicate some VIP Texans who strived to shut down and suppress a lot of information and investigations.



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