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    Andre Rand

    Andre Rand

    Here is another potential suspect in the Lyon Sisters' disappearance. Although it is not known if he was in Maryland on 25 March 1975, he was active as a serial killer of children at that time, and similarities in victims and circumstances with his known crimes and that of the Lyon case bear looking into.

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    Andre Rand was born Frank Rushan March 11th, 1944. He changed his name to Andre Rand in 1968 after working as a janitor at the Willowbrook mental institution. A native of Manhatten, New York, he would have been 31 years old at the time of the Lyon sisters' disappearance.

    Timeline

    On 25 May 1969, Rand had his first brush with the law when he abducted and tried to have sex with a 9-year-old girl. He was caught before the assault occurred and served 16 months for attempted sexual assault.

    On 7 July 1972, five-year-old Alice Pereia went missing from her Staten Island home. She was last seen walking with Andre Rand, a janitor in her apartment building.

    On 7 April 1975, Steven Anderson, 17, and David Williams, 12, went missing from a State School in New Jersey. Both boys were mentally challenged. Some investigators think that Rand could have been involved in their disappearance.

    In 1977, Audrey Lyn Nergenberg, an eighteen-year-old went missing. Her disappearance is believed by some to be linked to Rand.

    In 1979, Rand was accused of raping a young woman and a 15-year-old girl but since neither pressed charges, he was never indicted.

    In 1981, Rand tried to entice a 9-year-old girl into his car with candy. When she refused, he followed her home. She hid from him and no charges were filed.

    Another little girl, Holly Ann Hughes, was not so lucky. She disappeared 15 July 1981 and has never been found.

    In 1983, Rand drove to the Staten Island YMCA and picked up a group of 11 children, bought them White Castle hamburgers and took them to the Newark Airport to watch the planes. Though no children were harmed, Rand was charged with unlawful imprisonment for which he served 10 months in jail.

    On 14 August 1983, 10-year-old Tiahease Tiawanna Jackson went missing.

    On 9 June 1984, Henry Gafforio, 22, went missing from his Port Richmond neighborhood. Last seen at the "Spa Lounge" shortly after 04.00 A.M. that morning, Gafforio was thought by some to have been a victom of Andre Rand.

    On 9 July 1987, 12-year-old Jennifer Schweiger, a little girl with Down’s Syndrome, disappeared. A month later, her nude body was found in a shallow grave near Rand’s makeshift campsite on the grounds of Willowbrook State Mental Facility (now the College of Staten Island).

    In 1988, Rand was convicted of the 1987 abduction of Jennifer Schweiger, a resident of Westerleigh, NY. The Staten Island jury could not reach a verdict on a murder charge in that case.

    In 2004, Rand was indicted in the 1983 disappearance of 10-year-old Tiahease Tiawanna Jackson.

    In October 2004, Rand was found guilty in state Supreme Court, St. George, of abducting Holly Ann Hughes, 7, as she walked on a street in her Port Richmond, NY neighborhood 23 years earlier (1981). Her body was never found.

    Although never formally charged, Rand's name has surfaced in connection with several other disappearances back dating to 1972 on Staten Island.

    The bodies of at least seven missing people - possible victims of Rand - are still unaccounted for including Alice Pereia, Holly Ann Hughes, Tiahease Tiawanna Jackson, Steven Anderson, David Williams, Henry Gafforio and Audrey Lyn Nergenberg.

    One of the unusual characteristics of Andre Rand is that most of his victims were random strangers. Most kidnappers either know or are at least somewhat acquainted with their victims.

    Rand is serving consecutive 25-years-to-life sentences for his two kidnapping convictions. He is not eligible for parole until 2037, when he'll be 93 years old.

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    http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf...ndre_rand.html

    http://www.bukisa.com/articles/45654...end-of-cropsey

    http://www.bukisa.com/articles/45654...#ixzz1qhSUf1yv
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    Again with Fred Coffey...

    Fred Coffey has been mentioned a few times in regard to the disappearance of Sheila and Kate Lyon. While he has never been formally named as a suspect in the case by Montgomery County Police, he defintiely is a suspect in three other cases:

    Amanda Ray, 10 years old, murdered 1979 in North Carolina

    Neely Smith, 5 years old, abducted/murdered in 1981 in North Carolina

    Travis Shane King, 8 years old, abducted/murdered 1986 in Bristol, VA

    He was convicted of murdering Amanda Ray, twice sentenced to death and finally getting a life sentence following a third trial. He currently resides in Pender Prison, Burgaw, NC.

    He is up for Parole once again and his hearing is in July 2012.

    Please feel free to contact the parole board with your thoughts and comments as to whether or not you think Fred should be released into society again.

    He has his own thread in Websleuths Cold Cases section. There has been some interesting discussion there recently.

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    http://www.websleuths.com/forums/new...te=1&p=7742362

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    Fred Howard Coffey, Jr. has been discussed in this forum as a possible suspect in the disappearance of Sheila and Kate Lyon.

    Although he has never been officially named as a suspect by Montgomery County Police, MCP became interested in him in 1987 when he was on trial for the murder of little Amanda Ray (age 10) in North Carolina. He was also convicted of nine separate counts of child molestation involving three young siblings. He admited to molesting at least 100 others, and had previous arrests and convictions involving sexual perversions with children.

    Coffey was convicted of Amanda's murder and sentenced to death in two separate trials. In a third trial, he was sentenced to life in prison. That meant that he has been continually up for parole since 1995.

    Once again, on 21 July 2012 he will be up for parole.

    Your comments on this subject to the parole board are invited. 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

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    Thank you, Richard, for providing the info about Coffey's parole hearing. I clicked on the e-mail link you provided and voiced my opinion, for what it's worth.

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    PAROLE HAS BEEN DENIED to convicted child killer, Fred Howard Coffey Jr.

    He won't be moving into the house next door any time soon.

    The following is from Amanda Ray's mother:

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    Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts to those of you who took the time to send a letter to the parole board on Amanda's behalf.

    Fred H. Coffey will remain behind bars for another three years. He will come up for possible parole again in July 2015.

    I spoke with his case analyst and she assured me that she read every letter that was sent in (received over 100) and that they were each taken into consideration when making the decision.

    We will need your help again in 2015 and our goal is to get MANY more than 100 letters sent... Let's send THOUSANDS!!With deepest gratitude,

    Jennifer Ray

    A parole review date is set for July 21, 2015

    LINK:

    http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/

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    Richard Charles Haefner

    Richard Charles Haefner (deceased)

    A 25 year old Geology student at Penn State University in 1969. Haefner is considered a potential suspect/ Person of Interest in the murder of Graduate Student Betsy Aardsma.

    Investigators consider him a person of interest in the Ardsma case due to his strange behavior before and after her murder, his later history of violence towards women, and a history of Pedophilia. He had an explosive temper which led him into conflicts with police and others on numerous occasions.

    Not known if he was in Maryland in March 1975. He would have been 30 or 31 years of age then. He was a resident of Lancaster, PA, which is not far from Maryland. In 1975, three young girls disappeared from places in Pennsylvania which were not far from Lancaster.

    On August 15, 1975, he was arrested by Lancaster police and charged with corruption of minors and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. The alleged victim was a 12-year-old boy who claimed that Haefner, who employed him and other youths in a small family business, had engaged in sexual contacts in a garage which was part of the business premises.

    Haefner denied the charges and over the course of several years, was exonerated of all wrongdoing via multiple mistrials. In 1994, he again appeared before a judge for aggravated assault of a police officer and disorderly conduct. He was also charged with tampering with a witness and criminal mischief—puncturing the tire of a 1989 Pontiac. The tool he used was a sharpened screwdriver.

    Haefner died 19 March 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada of a heart attack.

    See photos at this link:

    http://www.whokilledbetsy.org/haefner.html

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    Montie Ralph Rissell

    Montie Rissell was a sexual deviant from an early age. He committed his first rapes when he was only 14-years-old.

    He was arrested for rape while a minor and sent to a juvenile institution. He managed to leave the institution and raped several women until he was picked up and returned.

    At age 18, Rissell was released from Juvenile Detention. He soon committed his first murder while raping a woman in his own apartment.

    By his age 19, he was arrested for committing a series of murders of women in Alexandria, and Fairfax County, Virginia. Alexandria, VA is within the Washington DC Metropolitan area and not far from Wheaton, MD. These murders occurred in the 1976 to 1977 time frame.

    Each murder was more violent than the previous one. He stabbed his last victim 50 to 100 times. He was arrested and sentenced to five life terms in prison.

    He may have been in Juvenile Detention when the Lyon Sisters went missing, but since security at the facility seems to have been minimal, it is worth mentioning him as a potential person of interest in some of the cases discussed in these threads.

    Although his "known" murders are said to have started in 1976, it is possible that he started earlier.

    Rissell was convicted and given five life terms in prison, but comes up for parole once every year.


    Classification: Serial killer
    Characteristics: Serial rapist, Murderer
    Number of murder victims: 5
    Date of murders: 1976 - 1977
    Date of birth: 1959
    Victims profile: Women aged between 22 and 34 years
    Method of murder: Strangulation - Drowning - Stabbing with knife
    Location: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Status: Sentenced to five life sentences in 1978


    LINKS:

    http://murderpedia.org/male.R/r/rissell-monte.htm


    http://forensicsncrime.proboards.com...ay&thread=1027


    http://murderpedia.org/male.R/r/rissell-monte.htm
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    Rodney Alcala, "The Dating Game Killer"

    Rodney Alcala

    There is no evidence to indicate that Rodney Alcala was in Maryland during the spring and summer of 1975, but from the below article, it is aparent that he was in both New York and California in the 1970's. So he obviously got around and was quite a prolific killer. How many other victims are there? And could he have been involved in the Lyon Sisters' disappearance?

    Note that one of his victims in California was only 12 years old.


    Alcala would have been about 31 years old when the Lyon Sisters went missing.

    He is called "The Dating Game Killer" because he once appeared on that TV game show, and actually was chosen over two other contestants as the "winner". The girl who chose him, however, declined to actually go out on a date with him because he seemed a little creepy to her.

    Good call!

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    Rodney Alcala, "The Dating Game Killer," to be extradited to NYC on two murder charges

    10 May 2012
    NEW YORK - California's highest court has cleared the way for a convicted serial killer to be brought to New York to face charges in two 1970s killings.

    Rodney Alcala, 68, a former amateur photographer and TV dating-show contestant was sentenced to death in California in 2010 after being convicted of strangling and sexually torturing four women and a 12-year-old girl in the 1970s.

    The jury convicted Alcala on February 25, 2010 of killing Robyn Samsoe, 12, as well as Jill Barcomb, 18, who had just moved to Los Angeles from Oneida, N.Y.; Georgia Wixted, 27, of Malibu; Charlotte Lamb, 32, of Santa Monica; and Jill Parenteau, 21, of Burbank.

    After the California convictions, Alcala was charged with murdering two 23-year-old women in New York City in the same decade....

    ... In New York, Alcala is charged in the 1971 strangling of flight attendant Cornelia Crilley and the death of Ellen Hover, daughter of a one-time Hollywood nightclub owner. She disappeared in 1977; her remains were found the next year in the woods on a suburban estate.

    A New York conviction wouldn't affect Alcala's sentence in California, but Manhattan prosecutors have noted that a conviction in New York could essentially be insurance for law enforcement in case Alcala wins yet another California appeal, which happened once before. Alcala likely would be sent back to California's death row if convicted in New York...

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    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_1...urder-charges/

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    Recap Summary of Possible Suspects

    Lyon Case List of possible suspects

    The following is an updated listing of most of the potential suspects discussed in these threads. They are not in any particular order. I have not included all information, only a short sketch. Go to the referenced posting in this thread for more detailed information.

    Please note that I include only known criminals who were convicted of similar crimes (and one person killed in the act) in my list of named persons.

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    Fred Howard COFFEY, Jr. (incarcerated)
    - Known child molester and killer
    - Worked in Wheaton for Vitro Labs April thru July 1975
    - Pre and Post offenses against children
    - had several vehicles
    - former Navy
    Fred Howard Coffey, Jr. is currently serving a life term in NC for the 1979 murder of a 10 year NC girl. He may have been involved in the Lyon Sisters abduction, and possibly in the 24 July 1975 abduction/murder of 15 year-old Kathy Lynn Beatty, also of Montgomery County, Maryland... Post # 5 and several subsequent ones.

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    Michael Edward PEARCH (deceased)
    - mass murderer at Wheaton Plaza April 1975
    - mental and emotional problems
    - had vehicle (green Volkswagon)
    - lived close to Lyons
    - also lived on a remote farm in western MD
    - previously lived in Suitland, PG county.
    - Army trained in counter espionage, abduction, false ID's, weapons
    Michael Edward Pearch, born 20 April 1945 was shot dead by Montgomery County Police in the streets of Wheaton, Maryland on 13 April 1975. His death ended a shooting spree which he began at Wheaton Plaza Shopping Center during which he murdered two people and wounded five others. Could he have been involved in the abduction of the Lyon sisters from that same mall 19 days earlier?
    See Post # 7

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    Arthur Frederick "Freddie" GOODE III (deceased)
    - tortured and killed young boys (no known girl victims)
    - Lived in Hyattsville, MD
    - mentally retarded/disturbed - resided at Mental hospital for a time
    - rode a bicycle or bus (not a driver)
    Freddie was a homosexual pedophile who lived in Hyattsville, Maryland (Prince Georges County). He had been arrested on three separate occasions for indecent assults on minors when in March 1975 (Same month and year that the Lyon Sisters disappeared) he was arrested for five sexual assaults on a 9 year-old boy...
    see post # 2

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    Ellwood Leroy LEUSCHNER (deceased)
    - convicted rapist (repeat offender) on parole
    - moved from CA to MD sometime between 1974 and 1976
    - molested and murdered two (possibly three) 9 year-old boys in Salisbury MD 1977
    - had a green or blue Camaro
    On 1 November 1977, a paroled California rapist was arrested in Salisbury, Maryland by Maryland State Police on the charges of kidnapping, raping, and murdering a 9 year old boy. The boy was abducted from his trailer park and buried on a farm ten miles away. The suspect, was one Ellwood Leroy LEUSCHNER, age 45. He was a tall, gaunt, white man who worked as a general laborer at the Campbell Soup Plant in Salisbury...
    post # 3

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    Raymond Rudolph MILESKI, Sr. (deceased)
    - convicted murderer of family members 1977
    - had a work van, separate work place, flexible work schedule - Cabinet installer
    - PG county, near Iverson and Marlow Heights shopping centers
    - actually spoke of being involved
    - former USMC
    - alleged associates: Marvin Peele, Ernie Bertrand/Bertran/Bertram, Tommy
    Raymond Rudolph Mileski Sr. was a convicted murderer serving a life sentence in the Maryland Prison system. He is linked to the Lyon Sisters, because of claims that he has made on several occasions. Those stories have some varience to them, but basically Ray states that he knows who the abductor/murderer of the girls is....
    Mileski is now deceased.
    post # 4

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    Hadden CLARK (incarcerated)
    - born 1951
    - lived in Montgomery County, MD
    - convicted serial killer of at least two Montgomery County girls
    - admitted to having killed others, but not the Lyon sisters
    Hadden Clark, born in April 1951, was approaching his 24th birthday when the Lyon sisters disappeared. A cross dressing, psychotic, serial killer and cannibal, he led a truly bizzare life until finally convicted and sentenced to life terms for the murders of Laura Houghteling and Michelle Dorr, both of Montgomery County.
    See post # 8

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    Timothy Joseph BUZBEE (incarcerated)
    - aka The Aspen Hill Rapist (1980's)
    - was 18 and HS senior in March 1975
    - no known murders
    Date of Birth 08/27/1957
    DOC ID 170707
    Holding Facility North Branch Correctional Institution, Cumberland, MD
    - Timothy Buzbee would have been 17 and a half years old when Sheila and Kate Lyon went missing. At the time, he lived in the Aspen Hill - Rockville area and was still in High School.
    - Although he was never named as a suspect in the Lyon case, he later was involved in a number of stalking incidents and rapes, some of which involved young girls.
    - He was arrested, tried and convicted of rape in 1982 and has been in prison since that time. In 2009, he was charged in four additional rapes.

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    Bar JONAH (deceased)
    Although his true preference was little boys there was a ton of child porn in his possesion when he was aphrehended. ..
    post # 19

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    Richard Miles CHANEY (incarcerated)
    - Maryland resident
    - Murdered 10 year old Maryland girl in 1971
    - not caught until 1978
    In 1978, a man named Richard Miles Chaney, dob 19 November 1939, was arrested, tried and convicted of the 1971 murder of little Elizabeth Ann Metzler age 10 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He was sentenced to Life without Parole - the highest allowable sentence at the time. In 2002 and 2003, he appealed his sentence, but lost. He is still incarcerated in a Maryland Prison.
    "Possible Connections" thread page 3.

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    Gerald Anderson ABERNATHY (deceased)
    - abducted and murdered a woman in Kensington
    - ties to Kensington
    - other rapes, abductions, murders in VA and PA
    - convicted of rape and murder (died in prison)
    - whereabouts unknown for March 1975
    Wendy Lou Stark, abducted and murdered 1982 Montgomery County, MD, closed case: Could this recently closed case be related to the case of the Missing Lyon Sisters or of Kathy Lynn Beatty? The perpetrator of this crime was a repeat offender who had escaped from a Virginia Prison and was living in Kensington, MD in 1981-82. Did he have previous ties to Kensington? More importantly, where was he in 1975?...
    "Possible Connections thread post # 243.

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    James Mitchell "Mike" DeBARDELEBEN (deceased)
    - sadistic murderer of women
    - Counterfeiter known to have been in Wheaton MD 1975
    - many different kinds of crimes
    - Had a 1971 green Chrysler
    - post 590 on the origional thread (page 24) and other recent threads as well.
    - born March 20, 1940 in Little Rock, Arkansas
    - died January 26, 2011 in prison of pneumonia at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina.
    - convicted rapist and counterfeiter
    - aka "the mall passer"
    - After his arrest for counterfeiting, he was found to have committed much more serious sex crimes. He was not brought to trial for any murders

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    John Brennan CRUTCHLEY (deceased)
    AKA The Vampire Rapist
    Born October 1, 1946
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Died March 30, 2002 (aged 55)
    Bowling Green, Florida, U.S.
    Alias(es) The Vampire Rapist
    Conviction(s) Kidnapping, Sexual battery
    Penalty Life sentence
    Status Deceased
    Occupation System engineer
    - During the mid 70's he lived in Fairfax County Va. At the time there were several disappearances of teenage girls. Some investiators suspect his linkage to the Lyon Girls & Kathy Beaty. He was extensively familiar with Montgomery County, where his second wife's family lived. He lived in Fairfax, VA in the mid 1970's. He also lived in Pa. where there were a number of missing females, & deceased females. Post 22
    - convicted kidnapper and rapist who was suspected of murdering more than 30 women, but was never tried nor convicted of those crimes. He was called the "Vampire Rapist" because he drained the blood of his victim almost to the point of death while he repeatedly sexually assaulted her.

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    James KOWALSKI (incarcerated)
    - possible ties to Kensington
    - Child poronographer
    - in a rock band, hung around young people.
    - suspect in disappearance of George "Junior" Burdinsky
    - There are a number of 1993 Washington Post articles about James Kowalski and his trials for child poronography and for child molestation.
    - His convictions were for innapropriate actions with young boys ages around 11 and 12. No references to molestation or kidnapping of young girls. Although suspected of being involved with the disappearance of George "Junior" Burdynski, he was never charged or convicted in that regard.

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    Robert RELDAN (incarcerated)
    - from New Jersey
    - On Parole in NJ May 1974
    - committed two double abduction/murders of young girls in August and December of 1974
    - killed four more girls in October 1975, two of them in a double abduction/murder
    - known to cross state lines to abduct, murder, and dispose of victims.
    - age 35 in 1975.
    While it is not known if Reldan was in Maryland in March 1975, he was known to have been out on parole and actively committing abductions, rapes and murders before and after that date in nearby New Jersey.
    Should be considered a possible suspect in the disappearance of two NJ boys; Stephen Anderson and David Williams in April 1975.
    Post # 118

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    Gerald STANO (deceased)
    Stano was a Serial Killer of young girls and women during the time that Sheila and Kate went missing. Stano was born in New York, moved with his adoptive family to Pennsylvania as a child, and later lived in Florida. Not known if he was in Maryland in 1975.
    Post # 125

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    Andre RAND (incarcerated)
    Not known if he was in Maryland on 25 March 1975, he was active as a serial killer of children at that time, and similarities in victims and circumstances with his known crimes and that of the Lyon case bear looking into.
    Post # 126

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    Richard Charles HAEFNER (deceased)
    A 25 year old Geology student at Penn State University in 1969. Haefner is considered a potential suspect/ Person of Interest in the murder of Graduate Student Betsy Aardsma.
    Investigators consider him a person of interest in the Ardsma case due to his strange behavior before and after her murder, his later history of violence towards women, and a history of Pedophilia. He had an explosive temper which led him into conflicts with police and others on numerous occasions.
    Not known if he was in Maryland in March 1975. He would have been 30 or 31 years of age then. He was a resident of Lancaster, PA, which is not far from Maryland. In 1975, three young girls disappeared from places in Pennsylvania which were not far from Lancaster.
    On August 15, 1975, he was arrested by Lancaster police and charged with corruption of minors and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. The alleged victim was a 12-year-old boy who claimed that Haefner, who employed him and other youths in a small family business, had engaged in sexual contacts in a garage which was part of the business premises.
    Haefner denied the charges and over the course of several years, was exonerated of all wrongdoing via multiple mistrials. In 1994, he again appeared before a judge for aggravated assault of a police officer and disorderly conduct. He was also charged with tampering with a witness and criminal mischief—puncturing the tire of a 1989 Pontiac. The tool he used was a sharpened screwdriver.
    Haefner died 19 March 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada of a heart attack.
    Post # 131

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    Montie Ralph RISSELL (incarcerated)
    Montie Rissell was a sexual deviant from an early age. He committed his first rapes when he was only 14-years-old.
    He was arrested for rape while a minor and sent to a juvenile institution. He managed to leave the institution and raped several women until he was picked up and returned.
    At age 18, Rissell was released from Juvenile Detention. He soon committed his first murder while raping a woman in his own apartment.
    By his age 19, he was arrested for committing a series of murders of women in Alexandria, and Fairfax County, Virginia. Alexandria, VA is within the Washington DC Metropolitan area and not far from Wheaton, MD. These murders occurred in the 1976 to 1977 time frame.
    Each murder was more violent than the previous one. He stabbed his last victim 50 to 100 times. He was arrested and sentenced to five life terms in prison.
    He may have been in Juvenile Detention when the Lyon Sisters went missing, but since security at the facility seems to have been minimal, it is worth mentioning him as a potential person of interest in some of the cases discussed in these threads.
    Although his "known" murders are said to have started in 1976, it is possible that he started earlier.
    Rissell was convicted and given five life terms in prison, but comes up for parole once every year.
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    Rodney ALCALA (incarcerated)
    AKA The Dating Game Killer
    There is no evidence to indicate that Rodney Alcala was in Maryland during the spring and summer of 1975, but from the below article, it is aparent that he was in both New York and California in the 1970's.

    Alcala would have been about 31 years old when the Lyon Sisters went missing.
    He is called "The Dating Game Killer" because he once appeared on that TV game show, and actually was chosen over two other contestants as the "winner". The girl who chose him, however, declined to actually go out on a date with him because he seemed a little creepy to her.
    A jury convicted Alcala on February 25, 2010 of killing Robyn Samsoe, 12, as well as Jill Barcomb, 18, who had just moved to Los Angeles from Oneida, N.Y.; Georgia Wixted, 27, of Malibu; Charlotte Lamb, 32, of Santa Monica; and Jill Parenteau, 21, of Burbank.

    After the California convictions, Alcala was charged with murdering two 23-year-old women in New York City in the same decade.... In New York, Alcala is charged in the 1971 strangling of flight attendant Cornelia Crilley and the death of Ellen Hover, daughter of a one-time Hollywood nightclub owner. She disappeared in 1977; her remains were found the next year in the woods on a suburban estate.
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    Unknown suspects...

    Unknown person dubbed The Tape Recorder Man on these threads. He may or may not have been involved in the disappearance of the girls, but was seen talking to them shortly before they disappeared.

    Unknown Suspect dubbed the Pennsylvania Strangler (1976-1977)
    Although the victims of this Never Identified Suspect were somewhat older than the Lyon sisters, this series of related homicides were very close in time and geographical vicinity to Montgomery County, Maryland, and also to other possibly connected disappearances discussed in these threads.

    The "Green Vega" serial rapists, so called because they abducted women in a green Chevrolet Vega. Active in the Washington DC Metropolitan area in the early 1970's.

    The "Freeway Phantom" who abducted and murdered young black girls in Washington DC and Prince Georges county, Maryland in the early 1970's.
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    Here is an interesting blog spot on Michael Edward Pearch, who went on a shooting spree in Wheaton Plaza 19 days after the Lyon Sisters went missing.

    http://sidewiseinsights.blogspot.com...34444394044689

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    Here is a link to more information on Nathaniel Bar-Jonah (real name David P. Brown). He would have been only 18 at the time of the Lyon Sisters' disappearance and in 1975, he lived in Massachucetts.

    All of his known and suspected victims were young boys.

    http://crime.about.com/od/murder/p/db_barjonah.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    Here is an interesting blog spot on Michael Edward Pearch, who went on a shooting spree in Wheaton Plaza 19 days after the Lyon Sisters went missing.

    http://sidewiseinsights.blogspot.com...34444394044689
    It certainly is one of the strange sidelines of this case that this shooting spree occurred in Wheaton Plaza so soon after the Lyons sisters disappeared. I doubt it has anything to do with this case other than that the high profile of Wheaton Plaza at the time possibly lead to it being chosen as the site for the shooting by Pearch - who was probably planning or fantasizing about his attack already.

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    Michael Pearch

    Quote Originally Posted by NocturnalLady View Post
    It certainly is one of the strange sidelines of this case that this shooting spree occurred in Wheaton Plaza so soon after the Lyons sisters disappeared. I doubt it has anything to do with this case other than that the high profile of Wheaton Plaza at the time possibly lead to it being chosen as the site for the shooting by Pearch - who was probably planning or fantasizing about his attack already.
    It is certainly possible that these two sad events are not connected. However, with no solution to the Lyon Sisters's disappearance, the possibility of Pearch being involved is intriguing.

    Pearch had been depressed in the previous weeks and months. He had been living in a very remote place and commuting back to the Kensington/Wheaton area in his own vehicle (a green Volkswagon).

    Although Pearch had no previous charges or suspected involvement in crimes of any kind, he did surprise everyone with his aparently unprovoked shooting spree. As you state, he may have been planning it for some time in advance.

    Any attempt to explain Pearch's motivation for the shootings is only speculation, but one possible explanation is that he wanted to commit suicide by police for some reason. Could that reason be that he had something to do with the girls' disappearance?

    In retrospect, Pearch proved capable of acting in a very coldblooded and calculating manner. He was skilled in the use of weapons and carried a pistol where ever he went. By his own statements to others, he had engaged in the use of disguises (including as a police man), and had taken part in kidnapping while in army counterintelligence.

    Now, his self claimed experience in kidnapping might have been untrue, but the fact that he claimed it, indicates that it was a real possibility in his mind.

    Pearch's mother lived only a few blocks away from the elementary school that Katherine Lyon attended. He drove to Wheaton Plaza and other nearby stores often. He knew the neighborhood and residential streets of Kensington better than any of the other potential suspects mentioned in these threads.

    IF.... Pearch had abducted Sheila and Kate, he could have departed with them Immediately for his remote farm in Friendsville, MD. There is no indication that police ever considered him a suspect and no indication that they searched the farm for anything other than possible evidence regarding the shooting spree.

    In the end, no one can say whether or not Michael Edward Pearch had anything to do with the missing Lyon sisters. And no one can say with any certainty why he shot all the people on that tragic day in Wheaton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    It is certainly possible that these two sad events are not connected. However, with no solution to the Lyon Sisters's disappearance, the possibility of Pearch being involved is intriguing.

    Pearch had been depressed in the previous weeks and months. He had been living in a very remote place and commuting back to the Kensington/Wheaton area in his own vehicle (a green Volkswagon).

    Although Pearch had no previous charges or suspected involvement in crimes of any kind, he did surprise everyone with his aparently unprovoked shooting spree. As you state, he may have been planning it for some time in advance.

    Any attempt to explain Pearch's motivation for the shootings is only speculation, but one possible explanation is that he wanted to commit suicide by police for some reason. Could that reason be that he had something to do with the girls' disappearance?

    In retrospect, Pearch proved capable of acting in a very coldblooded and calculating manner. He was skilled in the use of weapons and carried a pistol where ever he went. By his own statements to others, he had engaged in the use of disguises (including as a police man), and had taken part in kidnapping while in army counterintelligence.

    Now, his self claimed experience in kidnapping might have been untrue, but the fact that he claimed it, indicates that it was a real possibility in his mind.

    Pearch's mother lived only a few blocks away from the elementary school that Katherine Lyon attended. He drove to Wheaton Plaza and other nearby stores often. He knew the neighborhood and residential streets of Kensington better than any of the other potential suspects mentioned in these threads.

    IF.... Pearch had abducted Sheila and Kate, he could have departed with them Immediately for his remote farm in Friendsville, MD. There is no indication that police ever considered him a suspect and no indication that they searched the farm for anything other than possible evidence regarding the shooting spree.

    In the end, no one can say whether or not Michael Edward Pearch had anything to do with the missing Lyon sisters. And no one can say with any certainty why he shot all the people on that tragic day in Wheaton.
    I have my doubts about Pearch being the person who abducted the sisters -mainly based on the racial aspect of his shootings - unless the racial aspect is a red herring & just a coincidence?? But the information about him seemed to imply that he was choosing the victims that he shot and that he had willingly passed by white people in order to shoot at black people. So the racial aspect seems to me to be incongruous with the abduction of two little (white) girls. Of course Pearch could easily be a pedophille AND a homicidal racist.

    I agree that Pearch was probably hoping for a suicide by cop end to his shooting spree. Given his military background it seems to me that he fits the profile of the rage filled narcissist who is suicidally depressed but also views himself as a "soldier" avenging the wrongs that society has done to him. To me this does not really fit the profile of the person who probably took the Lyons sisters.

    However - I find it incredible that the farm associated with Pearch was never searched. Given the coincidence in place and time of these two very out of the ordinary crimes I would think that a full scale search of any place associated with Pearch would have been essential.

    Was any place other than the farm you mentioned ever searched with an eye toward possibly solving the Lyons sisters case? It's amazing to me that no one seized on the possible remorse angle that you mentioned as being a motive for his crimes.

    Also - I wonder has a professional profiler ever done one for the Lyons case?

    It's so frustrating because it seems like so much more could have been done at the time and so much more could still be done today that could lead to solving this case. I don't think it's one of those cases that was just doomed to go cold and never be solved - at least not until every avenue has been exhausted.

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    Pearch Search...

    Quote Originally Posted by NocturnalLady View Post
    I have my doubts about Pearch being the person who abducted the sisters -mainly based on the racial aspect of his shootings ...

    ... However - I find it incredible that the farm associated with Pearch was never searched. Given the coincidence in place and time of these two very out of the ordinary crimes I would think that a full scale search of any place associated with Pearch would have been essential.

    Was any place other than the farm you mentioned ever searched with an eye toward possibly solving the Lyons sisters case? It's amazing to me that no one seized on the possible remorse angle that you mentioned as being a motive for his crimes.

    Also - I wonder has a professional profiler ever done one for the Lyons case?

    It's so frustrating because it seems like so much more could have been done at the time and so much more could still be done today that could lead to solving this case. I don't think it's one of those cases that was just doomed to go cold and never be solved - at least not until every avenue has been exhausted.
    By the time of the Pearch shooting spree, Montgomery County Police had been working round the clock with its entire force on the Lyon case. They were following every lead imaginable, including every call that came in to them (many of them crank calls and mistaken identity sightings).

    The Lyon Sisters case and the Pearch shootings were never considered as being connected by police. They were treated as two entirely separate crimes.

    As to places searched, police went to the Kensington home of Pearch's mother looking for evidence in the shooting case. They found two "long guns", one was a shotgun that he had bought for his mother "to use for protection." They also removed a number of books and personal items.

    A few days later, two police officers were sent to Friendsville to the farm. Again, they were specifically looking for evidence related to the shooting spree. It was a one day round trip which included about six hours of driving. Nothing of importance was found there, according to MCP press releases. Obviously they did not spend much time searching the farm. They did interview some people in the town.

    A reporter located Michael Edward Pearch, Senior - father of Michael Pearch, Jr. the shooter. He had been located by Pearch in Pittsburg and they had a reunion after many years of separation. After their reunion in Pittsburg, the elder Mr. Pearch paid his son a visit at the Friendsville Farm. He reported being surprised at the large number of guns that his son had at the farm and referred to it as "an arsenal". He stated that his son had a shooting range outside the farm house and did a lot of target shooting.

    Police reported finding no such arsenal - no weapons - no ammunition - no spent shell casings - nothing of importance. What happened to that large gun collection? The only weapons reportedly recovered by police were the two long guns from his mother's house, the .45 automatic pistol he used in the shootings, ammunition and magazines in a pouch, and a hunting knife which was taped to his chest.

    Regarding a profile being done on a possible abductor in the Lyon case, I think that was done by the FBI at some point years later, but if so, it was never released to the press or public. The FBI did not have a Profiling Unit in 1975, to my knowledge.

    Investigators tried to find reasons or explanations as to why Pearch went on his shooting spree, and they did come up with a pretty good over - all profile on him, but could not come up with a motive or reason for his having begun his shooting rampage.

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    Thomas Francis Edwards

    Thomas Francis Edwards: Bethesda killer, potential Lyon suspect...

    Thomas Francis Edwards was a 31 year old resident of Bethesda, Maryland in March of 1975. He was a suspect in two January 1970 murders, but had never been charged.

    The victims of those two murders were Sherry Kennedy, age 14, and Catherine Kalberer, age 39.

    Edwards was not in the news or on the radar as a suspect in the Lyon sisters' disappearance in 1975, but he was quite likely in the area.

    In 1981, he was living in California when he shot and killed 12 year-old Vanessa Iberri in Orange County’s Cleveland National Forest. Iberri’s 12 year old friend, Kelly Cartier, was also shot in the attack but survived to stand witness against Edwards. No motive was ever established. The girls were on a camping trip with Iberri’s mother when Edwards' truck pulled up and he called, “Girls.” They turned and Edwards shot them with one bullet each from his pistol.

    Nine days later, following a nationwide manhunt, Thomas Francis Edwards was captured at a Holiday Inn in College Park, Maryland. He was extradited to California to stand trial.

    Edwards was tried and convicted of murder and attempted murder of the California girls, and he was sentenced to death. After 22 years on death row, he died of natural causes in February 2009.

    Coincidentally, that same month, DNA tests run on a field jacket obtained in a 1970 search of Edwards' home by Montgomery County Police confirmed that Edwards had indeed murdered Sherry Kennedy and Catherine Kalberer back in 1970.

    Montgomery County Cold Case detectives quietly closed the two previously unsolved cases and kept that information secret from the public until 25 January 2012, when the story was broken by a news reporter. MCP then confirmed the story, three years after closing the cases.

    Could Thomas Francis Edwards have been responsible for the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon?

    He is now KNOWN to have attatcked a 14 year old girl in 1970 and two twelve year old girls in 1981. What was he doing between those years?

    Bethesda is not far from Wheaton Plaza...

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    Thomas Francis Edwards was confined in the Patuxent Institution of Maryland from 1966 until some time shortly before the murders of Sherry Kennedy and Catherine Kalberer in January of 1970.

    He was again confined there between 1970 and 1977, however, I have no information regarding whether or not he was allowed out for any probation or leave during that time.

    Below is some history on Patuxent Institution.

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    Patuxent Institution, located in Jessup, Maryland, began operations in 1955, a unique facility created to house Maryland’s most dangerous criminal offenders.

    ...Patuxent Institution is the only institution for sentenced criminals in Maryland that is not part of the Maryland Division of Correction. ...

    Its mission was to ensure public safety through the psychotherapeutic treatment of “Defective Delinquents.” These were offenders who demonstrated persistent antisocial and criminal behavior, and who were designated by the court to be involuntarily committed to Patuxent Institution under an indeterminate sentence.

    From its inception, Patuxent Institution was specifically designed to be a self-contained operation that was staffed by full-time clinicians, including psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists, as well as by custody personnel.

    Patuxent Institution was also unique in that it was provided with its own admission, inmate review, and paroling authority separate from that of the Maryland Division of Correction (DOC). Thus, once designated as a defective delinquent, an offender was to be released from Patuxent only upon the findings of the court that the inmate’s release was for the "[inmate’s] benefit and the benefit of society..."

    A gubernatorial commission was formed in 1977 to review Patuxent Institution’s functioning, as well as the laws governing it. This review resulted in Article 31B being rewritten. The Defective Delinquent Law and indeterminate sentencing were abolished, and on July 1, 1977, the Eligible Persons, or “EP” Program came into existence....

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    Patuxent Institution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    Thomas Francis Edwards: Bethesda killer, potential Lyon suspect...

    Thomas Francis Edwards was a 31 year old resident of Bethesda, Maryland in March of 1975. He was a suspect in two January 1970 murders, but had never been charged.

    The victims of those two murders were Sherry Kennedy, age 14, and Catherine Kalberer, age 39.

    Edwards was not in the news or on the radar as a suspect in the Lyon sisters' disappearance in 1975, but he was quite likely in the area.

    In 1981, he was living in California when he shot and killed 12 year-old Vanessa Iberri in Orange County’s Cleveland National Forest. Iberri’s 12 year old friend, Kelly Cartier, was also shot in the attack but survived to stand witness against Edwards. No motive was ever established. The girls were on a camping trip with Iberri’s mother when Edwards' truck pulled up and he called, “Girls.” They turned and Edwards shot them with one bullet each from his pistol.

    Nine days later, following a nationwide manhunt, Thomas Francis Edwards was captured at a Holiday Inn in College Park, Maryland. He was extradited to California to stand trial.

    Edwards was tried and convicted of murder and attempted murder of the California girls, and he was sentenced to death. After 22 years on death row, he died of natural causes in February 2009.

    Coincidentally, that same month, DNA tests run on a field jacket obtained in a 1970 search of Edwards' home by Montgomery County Police confirmed that Edwards had indeed murdered Sherry Kennedy and Catherine Kalberer back in 1970.

    Montgomery County Cold Case detectives quietly closed the two previously unsolved cases and kept that information secret from the public until 25 January 2012, when the story was broken by a news reporter. MCP then confirmed the story, three years after closing the cases.

    Could Thomas Francis Edwards have been responsible for the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon?

    He is now KNOWN to have attatcked a 14 year old girl in 1970 and two twelve year old girls in 1981. What was he doing between those years?

    Bethesda is not far from Wheaton Plaza...
    Do you know how the MD victims were killed? Were they abducted? Were their bodies ever found?

    He certainly wasn't bothered by attacking a pair of girls but the MO there seems too different from what happened to the Lyons sisters.

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    Maryland victims of Edwards...

    Quote Originally Posted by NocturnalLady View Post
    Do you know how the MD victims were killed? Were they abducted? Were their bodies ever found?

    He certainly wasn't bothered by attacking a pair of girls but the MO there seems too different from what happened to the Lyons sisters.
    I do not have a lot of specific information regarding the two victims, Sherry Kennedy (age 14) and Catherine Kalberer (age 39).

    As I understand, Sherry was shot in the head with a small caliber bullet (possibly a .22) and then was stabbed in the back of the head with an ice pick (not certain if it was inserted in the bullet hole, or a separate wound.) Her body was transported inside a car and placed under the Cabin John Bridge. He may have abducted Sherry first, or may have killed her outright and then put her in his vehicle.

    It is believed that following interest in Sherry's murder and the police investigation which followed, Edwards may have posed as a police officer and approached Catherine Kalaberer under the pretense of being part of the investigation. He likely obtained Catherine's address from the "flimsy" copy of her gas credit card obtained at the gas station where he worked. Her body was found close to her apartment.

    These two murders do not mesh with all the known circumstances regarding the disappearance of the Lyon sisters, but there are some similarities. The Edwards murders (1970) and the disappearance of the Lyon sisters (1975) were separated by five years.

    Edwards' California attack on the two 12 year old girls took place in 1981. It involved him driving a vehicle close to the two girls and then an immediate shooting of both girls. This case is similar to the Lyon case in that it involved an attack on two young girls walking together in or near a wooded area.

    There has been speculation that a potential abductor or the Lyon sisters used a vehicle and possibly a weapon, and also that he may have posed as a police officer.

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    Update on:

    Timothy Joseph BUZBEE (incarcerated)
    - aka The Aspen Hill Rapist (1980's)
    - was 18 and HS senior in March 1975
    - no known murders
    Date of Birth 08/27/1957
    DOC ID 170707
    Holding Facility North Branch Correctional Institution, Cumberland, MD
    - Timothy Buzbee would have been 17 and a half years old when Sheila and Kate Lyon went missing. At the time, he lived in the Aspen Hill - Rockville area and was still in High School.
    - Although he was never named as a suspect in the Lyon case, he later was involved in a number of stalking incidents and rapes, some of which involved young girls.
    - He was arrested, tried and convicted of rape in 1982 and has been in prison since that time. In 2009, he was charged in four additional rapes...

    From Maryland Judiciary Search:

    Defendant Information
    Name: BUZBEE, TIMOTHY JOSEPH Gender: Male DOB: 08/27/1957
    Address: 13800 MCMULLEN HWY SW CUMBERLAND MD 21505

    Buzbee was actually charged in March 2012 with ten crimes, including first and second degree rape, robbery, and use of a handgun in commission of a crime.

    In court, he pled guilty to three cases of first degree rape, and the other charges were dropped (Nolle Proseqi).

    These charges were the result of Cold Case work and DNA testing of old evidence on file.

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    Earl Conrad Bramblett

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    The above link on Earl Bramblett indicates that he was the prime suspect in the 1977 disappearance of a 14 year old girl. He would have been about 20 years old at the time. Wonder what the specifics are in that case.

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    Actually...the 14 year old girl and her friend. His mass collection of tape recordings is also interesting.

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    Trm

    I just want to throw this out there. I'm posting this because I'm afraid people will focus only on TRM who may or may not have been there that day. It depends on "Jimmy" and his story...do you believe it or not? This is an example of another case where a child told a lie.


    By MARK PAZNIOKAS
    The Hartford Courant
    August 6, 2000

    NORWALK -- Her name was Kathleen. She collected Strawberry Shortcake dolls, rode a lavender bicycle and owned a dog named Lady that waited for her to come home after school. She could be shy in public, chatty at home. Every morning, she melted her father's heart by saying, "Hello, my daddy."

    She was 11.

    Kathleen Marie Flynn was Jim and Esther Flynn's second child and only daughter. She was one of 596 students enrolled at Ponus Ridge Middle School on Sept. 23, 1986, the day she didnt come home.

    The school bell rang at 2:40 p.m. Kathleen spent a few minutes organizing the locker she shared with her girlfriend, Lee. Then she disappeared down the paved path she took every day through the woods on her half-mile walk home.

    The body was found at 3:30 a.m. in the thick swath of woods between the path and the school athletic fields. The search party included volunteer firefighters who frequented Jim Flynn's fish-and-chips restaurant. He was called to identify the body, accompanied by his priest and a brother-in-law.

    His daughter had been raped and strangled.



    Even today, there is disbelief.

    Kathleen was killed a few hundred feet from athletic fields where the soccer and field hockey teams were practicing. The school was in a prosperous neighborhood where the biggest worry had been the boys who sped through the woods on mini-bikes onto busy Hunters Lane. One ran into a police cruiser.

    <modsnip>

    The hottest lead came from a student, who told detectives he saw three men confront Kathleen in the woods. He provided a detailed description of two of them. Months later, detectives confronted the boy with their suspicions that the story was made up.

    He admitted the lie.



    <modsnip>

    http://articles.courant.com/2000-08-...elds-binders/2
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    Andre Rand

    Here is another potential suspect in the Lyon Sisters' disappearance. Although it is not known if he was in Maryland on 25 March 1975, he was active as a serial killer of children at that time, and similarities in victims and circumstances with his known crimes and that of the Lyon case bear looking into.

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    Andre Rand was born Frank Rushan March 11th, 1944. He changed his name to Andre Rand in 1968 after working as a janitor at the Willowbrook mental institution. A native of Manhatten, New York, he would have been 31 years old at the time of the Lyon sisters' disappearance.

    Timeline

    On 25 May 1969, Rand had his first brush with the law when he abducted and tried to have sex with a 9-year-old girl. He was caught before the assault occurred and served 16 months for attempted sexual assault.

    On 7 July 1972, five-year-old Alice Pereia went missing from her Staten Island home. She was last seen walking with Andre Rand, a janitor in her apartment building.

    On 7 April 1975, Steven Anderson, 17, and David Williams, 12, went missing from a State School in New Jersey. Both boys were mentally challenged. Some investigators think that Rand could have been involved in their disappearance.

    In 1977, Audrey Lyn Nergenberg, an eighteen-year-old went missing. Her disappearance is believed by some to be linked to Rand.

    In 1979, Rand was accused of raping a young woman and a 15-year-old girl but since neither pressed charges, he was never indicted.

    In 1981, Rand tried to entice a 9-year-old girl into his car with candy. When she refused, he followed her home. She hid from him and no charges were filed.

    Another little girl, Holly Ann Hughes, was not so lucky. She disappeared 15 July 1981 and has never been found.

    In 1983, Rand drove to the Staten Island YMCA and picked up a group of 11 children, bought them White Castle hamburgers and took them to the Newark Airport to watch the planes. Though no children were harmed, Rand was charged with unlawful imprisonment for which he served 10 months in jail.

    On 14 August 1983, 10-year-old Tiahease Tiawanna Jackson went missing.

    On 9 June 1984, Henry Gafforio, 22, went missing from his Port Richmond neighborhood. Last seen at the "Spa Lounge" shortly after 04.00 A.M. that morning, Gafforio was thought by some to have been a victom of Andre Rand.

    On 9 July 1987, 12-year-old Jennifer Schweiger, a little girl with Down’s Syndrome, disappeared. A month later, her nude body was found in a shallow grave near Rand’s makeshift campsite on the grounds of Willowbrook State Mental Facility (now the College of Staten Island).

    In 1988, Rand was convicted of the 1987 abduction of Jennifer Schweiger, a resident of Westerleigh, NY. The Staten Island jury could not reach a verdict on a murder charge in that case.

    In 2004, Rand was indicted in the 1983 disappearance of 10-year-old Tiahease Tiawanna Jackson.

    In October 2004, Rand was found guilty in state Supreme Court, St. George, of abducting Holly Ann Hughes, 7, as she walked on a street in her Port Richmond, NY neighborhood 23 years earlier (1981). Her body was never found.

    Although never formally charged, Rand's name has surfaced in connection with several other disappearances back dating to 1972 on Staten Island.

    The bodies of at least seven missing people - possible victims of Rand - are still unaccounted for including Alice Pereia, Holly Ann Hughes, Tiahease Tiawanna Jackson, Steven Anderson, David Williams, Henry Gafforio and Audrey Lyn Nergenberg.

    One of the unusual characteristics of Andre Rand is that most of his victims were random strangers. Most kidnappers either know or are at least somewhat acquainted with their victims.

    Rand is serving consecutive 25-years-to-life sentences for his two kidnapping convictions. He is not eligible for parole until 2037, when he'll be 93 years old.

    LINKS

    http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf...ndre_rand.html

    http://www.bukisa.com/articles/45654...end-of-cropsey

    http://www.bukisa.com/articles/45654...#ixzz1qhSUf1yv
    It may be mentioned here somewhere not to sure but if anyone wants to see something awesome but very creepy maybe even scary watch the documentary called "Cropsey" It's all about Andre rand and the mental institution and a murder its on youtube or google it .If you do watch it tell me what u think ..
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