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Old 11-02-2011, 01:53 AM
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Linda Faye Sutherlin, 21, was a Houston area key punch operator and former bartender. On 11/07/1971 her body was found in a Pearland ditch along County Road 89 about one mile south of FM 518 in Brazoria County. She had been raped, shot, kicked and beaten. A pair of panty hose was tied around her neck. Her roommate had reported her missing on 11/05/1971. Police originally suspected a boyfriend who was known to be violent. In the end, her killers turned out to be a known criminal, 24 year-old Harry Andrew Lanham, and an accomplice, 24 year-old ex-convict Anthony Knoppa.

A witness who knew Linda by sight told LE he had seen her the morning of 11/04/1971 standing by her car parked along the road near the bar where she had stopped after work talking to a wrecker driver. Another witness, after reading the newspaper report of Linda's murder told LE he had seen a wrecker parked near the bridge where Linda's body was found. Two years earlier, a young woman had entered a Houston police station to report a rape by a wrecker driver. She gave his name to a detective and said he was a big man. Before the detective finished writing the report, however, she changed her mind and left. That same detective worked Linda's case. He recalled the earlier incident but could not remember the wrecker driver's name until a week or so later when it came to him out of the blue.

Harry Lanham owned a red wrecker. When questioned, he implicated Knoppa, who was tracked down in Conroe. The two eventually confessed to the rape and brutal murder of Linda Fay Sutherlin. Both men were convicted and sentenced to 25 and 50 years respectively. Lanham died in while awaiting appeal in 1973. At the time, he was a suspect in the murders of eight others, including Adele Crabtree to which he and Knoppa had also confessed.


http://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...g=1661,2226148

http://thepolicenews.net/html/tpnmay09.pdf





Henry Lanham and Anthony Knoppa from the Reading Eagle, February 4, 1973
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Bessie, you're good! CAN WE ALL SAY "TOW TRUCK"! Very interesting information. Panty hose and tow truck!
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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
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I don't think we have the Walker County Jane Doe listed in this thread yet. She has a thread in the Missing Unidentifed Forum. I think she should be included in this discussion, too, because of the timing, location and nature of her death. Her body was found in Walker County off of I-45 near Huntsville, about 37 miles north of Conroe. She was 14-16 years old.

This is quoted from the opening post of Walker County Jane Doe's Unidentifed thread:

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Walker County Jane Doe was found lying face down and nude by a truck driver on November 1, 1980 near the Sam Houston National Forest in Walker County Texas. This is about a half mile south of the FM 1696 exit near Huntsville.

The victim, an attractive young teenage girl, had been savagely beaten and sexually assaulted before dying by slow strangulation. Her face and body were covered with bruises from the beating and there was a human bite mark on her back near her right shoulder. The autopsy revealed she had been sexually assaulted with a blunt instrument.

When the murder was reported, several people came forward and said they'd seen a teenager matching her description the day before her body was found. One witness, the manager of a gas station which no longer exists, positively identified the victim as a girl who had been at the station around 6:30 p.m. Halloween night asking for directions to the Ellis prison unit. She was wearing blue jeans, a yellow pullover sweater with big pockets that hung below her waist, and carrying high-heeled sandals in her hand. To the best of his recollection, she had been let out of a 1973 or 74 blue Chevrolet, possibly a Caprice, with a lighter colored top, which was being driven by a white male. She looked disheveled like she had been traveling and perhaps sleeping in her clothes. She left the station, walking north on Sam Houston avenue.

http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...t=80600&page=7

Warning: The Unidentifed thread contains post mortem photos of Walker County Jane Doe.
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I don't think we have the Walker County Jane Doe listed in this thread yet. She has a thread in the Missing Unidentifed Forum. I think she should be included in this discussion, too, because of the timing, location and nature of her death. Her body was found in Walker County off of I-45 near Huntsville, about 37 miles north of Conroe. She was 14-16 years old.

This is quoted from the opening post of Walker County Jane Doe's Unidentifed thread:

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Walker County Jane Doe was found lying face down and nude by a truck driver on November 1, 1980 near the Sam Houston National Forest in Walker County Texas. This is about a half mile south of the FM 1696 exit near Huntsville.

The victim, an attractive young teenage girl, had been savagely beaten and sexually assaulted before dying by slow strangulation. Her face and body were covered with bruises from the beating and there was a human bite mark on her back near her right shoulder. The autopsy revealed she had been sexually assaulted with a blunt instrument.

When the murder was reported, several people came forward and said they'd seen a teenager matching her description the day before her body was found. One witness, the manager of a gas station which no longer exists, positively identified the victim as a girl who had been at the station around 6:30 p.m. Halloween night asking for directions to the Ellis prison unit. She was wearing blue jeans, a yellow pullover sweater with big pockets that hung below her waist, and carrying high-heeled sandals in her hand. To the best of his recollection, she had been let out of a 1973 or 74 blue Chevrolet, possibly a Caprice, with a lighter colored top, which was being driven by a white male. She looked disheveled like she had been traveling and perhaps sleeping in her clothes. She left the station, walking north on Sam Houston avenue.

http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...t=80600&page=7

Warning: The Unidentifed thread contains post mortem photos of Walker County Jane Doe.
Interesting. Thanks for posting this. I've been looking for victims who had human bite marks and strangled with panties. This one has the bite mark. Don't know what she was strangled with but biting is very unusual...........

There was a SK who's MO included biting and strangling with panties. This has been seen in one other KF victim. I'm sure there are more that we haven't found yet.
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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:
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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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Old 11-02-2011, 06:25 AM
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I don't mean to be all over the place but this unsolved case got to me last year
http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/he...ng-1705582.php
It sounds like a guy that may have done this before and probably would do it again.
I think it would be so helpful if we could get sub threads so we could put the posts in order by the different decades ?
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I don't mean to be all over the place but this unsolved case got to me last year
http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/he...ng-1705582.php
It sounds like a guy that may have done this before and probably would do it again.
I think it would be so helpful if we could get sub threads so we could put the posts in order by the different decades ?
So sad! I've been thinking we could probably use sub-threads too. Easier than wadding through all this. Maybe one for the "likely Suspects" or something like that. Another for UID's.

We need to ask Bessie what she thinks.
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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
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I don't mean to be all over the place but this unsolved case got to me last year
http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/he...ng-1705582.php
It sounds like a guy that may have done this before and probably would do it again.
I think it would be so helpful if we could get sub threads so we could put the posts in order by the different decades ?

Raquel Antoinette Mundy 24 Years old

The first text message, sent around 5 a.m., stated, "Tell my girls I love them. I love you, Mom."

Bolton said a second text message, sent from Mundy's phone around 7:45 a.m., stated, "Mom I think this Mex might hurt."
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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
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Houston Police: 3 strangulations not related
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Women were killed in downtown sites

Houston---Police on Monday said they do not believe a serial killer is responsible for the strangulations of three women killed in or near downtown Houston in the past four months despite similarities in the cases
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Raquel Antoinette Mundy, 24, Reita Lafaye Long, 52, and Carol Elaine Flood, 62, were each strangled and left in or near downtown since June. DNA has been recovered, but test results are pending, Lopez said.
http://www.ketknbc.com/linked/housto...ns-not-related
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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
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http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:31 AM
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I don't mean to be all over the place but this unsolved case got to me last year
http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/he...ng-1705582.php
It sounds like a guy that may have done this before and probably would do it again.
I think it would be so helpful if we could get sub threads so we could put the posts in order by the different decades ?
I cried when I read about this case the other night. Poor girl was stranded near the bus station for hours after dropping off her mom and kids. She called relatives for help, but by the time one of them was able to get there, witnesses had seen her get in a truck with a man at about 3 am.

I agree with you guys that the information should be organized into separate threads. I'll find out if that can be done. In the meantime, keep posting. We can copy them later. I have quite a few to add, myself.
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http://www.chron.com/news/houston-te...lp-1573524.php
Luckily this girl knew how to fight.I wonder if they ever found this guy and what other cases he may be responsible for?
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Luckily this girl knew how to fight.I wonder if they ever found this guy and what other cases he may be responsible for?
She was one lucky girl! I had to point out one thing in this article:
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The teen, Aurora (at her request, the Chronicle is not releasing her last name), said she was driving to her husband's workplace about 4 p.m. Tuesday when she realized her Chevrolet Cavalier had a flat tire.

She pulled to the shoulder of the southbound Loop near Northwest Mall and waited for help. Without a jack or a cell phone, there was little more she could do.

Within minutes, a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup, with the words "Super Tow" on the side, pulled up to Aurora's car. The driver, who said his name was Bo, offered to repair the flat, but said he didn't have his tools with him.
Aurora said she became suspicious when he asked if she wanted him to tow her car back to his shop.
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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
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I cried when I read about this case the other night. Poor girl was stranded near the bus station for hours after dropping off her mom and kids. She called relatives for help, but by the time one of them was able to get there, witnesses had seen her get in a truck with a man at about 3 am.

I agree with you guys that the information should be organized into separate threads. I'll find out if that can be done. In the meantime, keep posting. We can copy them later. I have quite a few to add, myself.
Thanks, Bessie. It will be very helpful to everyone. We're growing!
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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
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http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/
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Oh, no, another tow truck! When I think of all the times I broke down tooling around in my old car when I was young and too foolish to know better I get chills up my spine. I was the same age as many of the young women from the 70's, and several times I had to rely on the assistance of truck drivers when my car broke down. I even got in a rig with one when my car broke down on the bridge over the Atchafalaya Basin ten miles from an exit! I look at these cases and think why them? Why not me? It breaks my heart.
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http://www.chron.com/news/houston-te...es-2081679.php

Wonder if he had more victims?
He was convicted in 1993 for raping a woman and is accused of raping two woman now.
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This reminds me of the Trail of Tears case in Canada
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I have choosen to post missing and murdered from MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Cold Case Squad – Homicide because I believe some of these cases are related to the killing fields. Some bodies have been recovered and some have not.

Serial Killers move around. One killing in Montgomery County probably killed in other counties surrounding Houston and Fort Worth. I believe there were several moving around in this area of Texas.

Some serial killers move the bodies to other areas so it is highly likely we could find someone missing from one county and remains located in another.

All of these cases are relevant to murders at the time. imo

I have not listed all the missing and murdered from Montgomery County. Please go out and take a look. Very frightening!

http://www.woodlandsonline.com/dbs/s...e/COLDCASE.pdf
This case is so vast and there are so many persons involved.
I need to drop an anchor in this sea of madness to create a starting point. And perhaps others can choose a starting point for themselves and work outward over time. We may just connect somewhere along the way, and can look for familiarities to specific crimes.

I am going to stay with you
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As we investigate and expand outward over time, I will be able to return to my starting point of Montgomery County if things start to become extremely confusing or overwhelming. And then start again.
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I started a new thread for Montgomery County and the Killing Fields North. Please continue discussing those cases in the new thread.

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Killing Fields North --Montgomery County
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Are these articles about your mother's death? Two (2) articles are dated 9/17/1989 and the other 9/19/1989.

http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/ar...id=1989_650630
http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/ar...id=1989_650958
http://www.newspaperarchive.com/Site...?img=110190019

Linnis A. Gibbons:

This is an article dated 2/6/1995. It includes a list of names that were in the obituary that day. The full text can be found in microfilm.

http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/ar...d=1995_1254778

This article is dated 09/20/1986. It refers to a Linnis Gibbons Jr. I was wondering if this is a relative of Linnis Gibbons Sr. maybe?

http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/ar...id=1986_267408

Is it possible to contact relatives or friends of Gibbons? Maybe if we dig deep enough, it will lead to new information that could reopen the case. I was also wondering if you had any pictures of your mom, Gibbons, or the other two women? If so could you upload them?

Thank you!
Yes, those are about my mother. JeannieC is correct in saying they were father and son. The obituary is for the father; the son has had numerous run-ins with the law.

I am not jumping at the opportunity to contact any of them personally, as that is dangerous for me, and I would prefer to not end up dead in a field somewhere. I've tried to find pictures of Gibbons and the other woman, and have gone through every photo in my home (which, I might add to anyone reading, is very secure and armed; additionally I am a sharpshooter). I will keep looking though.
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At one time LE found 2100 sexual preditors living in the area.
Le doesn't believe it is one suspect/perp but many.
Not all bodies have been identified.
Texas Sex Offenders' Database - Galveston County Map

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I grew up in League City and still live in the Clear Lake area. I was a senior in high school when the Corvette Concepts murders took place. I remember rumors at the high school once the story broke that it was a drug deal gone bad and then I also heard it was a mob hit. There was also a rumor about a "strange" person wandering around the nearby graveyard that morning of the murders (along 45S near 518)..We never really did find out the details but for League City at that time, this was huge. League City was a tiny town back then...I worked at a drug store along 45 S at 518 about one block away from the Hobbs Road convienence store and about 1/2 mile from Corvette Concepts and Calder Road was one exit South... No one really knew about the Killing Fields (circa 1983/84)....It wasn't until Shelley Sikes was abducted that the media latched onto the mysterious disappearances along 45. Around the same time as girls began to go missing, up the road in Clear Lake City along the old (now gone) golf course, there was a series of rapes of young girls who lived along the course who were abducted and then raped on the greens. This was dubbed "The Clear Lake Rapist"...This area was near Clear Lake High School along Bay Area Blvd which is about 5 miles E of 45.
The "Killing Fields" of the 80's is no longer a lonely stretch of fields but home to subdivisions. shopping centers and a huge softball complex. Hobbs Road connects to Calder now...not sure if it did back then because I never had much reason to go down Hobbs all those years ago.....
What is really spooky is the fact that I lived, hung out and worked in the very area these girls went missing and were found dead...and I was blissfully unaware of the tragedy that was right under my nose.....
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I grew up in League City and still live in the Clear Lake area. I was a senior in high school when the Corvette Concepts murders took place. I remember rumors at the high school once the story broke that it was a drug deal gone bad and then I also heard it was a mob hit. There was also a rumor about a "strange" person wandering around the nearby graveyard that morning of the murders (along 45S near 518)..We never really did find out the details but for League City at that time, this was huge. League City was a tiny town back then...I worked at a drug store along 45 S at 518 about one block away from the Hobbs Road convienence store and about 1/2 mile from Corvette Concepts and Calder Road was one exit South... No one really knew about the Killing Fields (circa 1983/84)....It wasn't until Shelley Sikes was abducted that the media latched onto the mysterious disappearances along 45. Around the same time as girls began to go missing, up the road in Clear Lake City along the old (now gone) golf course, there was a series of rapes of young girls who lived along the course who were abducted and then raped on the greens. This was dubbed "The Clear Lake Rapist"...This area was near Clear Lake High School along Bay Area Blvd which is about 5 miles E of 45.
The "Killing Fields" of the 80's is no longer a lonely stretch of fields but home to subdivisions. shopping centers and a huge softball complex. Hobbs Road connects to Calder now...not sure if it did back then because I never had much reason to go down Hobbs all those years ago.....
What is really spooky is the fact that I lived, hung out and worked in the very area these girls went missing and were found dead...and I was blissfully unaware of the tragedy that was right under my nose.....
You're one of the lucky ones! It seems not too many people were aware of what was going on. Even now, people don't realize the magnitude. We're still finding victims!

Thanks for posting this information. Everything helps!
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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:
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11 yr old Sheila and 13 yr old Katherine Lyons, MD
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FBI Takes on Triple Murder in LEAGUE CITY
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In continuing the investigation, the League City Police
have already enlisted a prominent profiler who noted that there
was most likely a relationship with the suspect and co-owner of
Corvette Concepts, Beth Yevette Wilburn, 25, at the time of the macabre murders that took place Nov. 2, 1983.

League City Detective Robert Webb said Wilburn was stabbed over 100 times, possibly with a screwdriver, and then was shot multiple times with a pistol.
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Beth’s boyfriend Thomas Earl McGraw Jr., 27, had been
stabbed several times with what detectives believe was the same
weapon used on Beth Wilburn; he was then shot several times after
a screw driver became impaled in his spine. Burch’s husband, electrician
James Craig Oatis, 22, who had been hanging chains for lighting fixtures
in the mechanic’s bay of the facility had also been shot multiple times.

http://thepolicenews.net/html/gcpnmar06final.pdf
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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
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is there a seperate thread for the corvette concepts murders?
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is there a seperate thread for the corvette concepts murders?
No, if you think we need one go ahead and put one out there. Be sure to put it in "The Killing Field" forum.
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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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If you happen to come across this description for an uid.

Clothing: She was last seen wearing a rabbit fur jacket and Calvin Klein jeans.

Let me know. I thought i seen that somewhere already. About remains found with a fur jacket?

Just checked the uid thread and its not there.

It belongs to this person.

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Missing since March 7, 1976 from Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
Classification: Involuntary

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If you happen to come across this description for an uid.

Clothing: She was last seen wearing a rabbit fur jacket and Calvin Klein jeans.

Let me know. I thought i seen that somewhere already. About remains found with a fur jacket?

Just checked the uid thread and its not there.

It belongs to this person.

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Case File 1186DFTX


Kathleen Murphy
Missing since March 7, 1976 from Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
Classification: Involuntary

I didn't find one with a rabbit fur coat. I have one with a fringed leather coat and that's it. Sorry.
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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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