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Show Notes: Murders of Diane Michele and Christina Salamey

This show, “Michigan and other Mayhem”, is a sort of factual, slightly comical, always earnest podcast about interesting stuff in Michigan and around the world. It is done by two sisters-in-law (Ali and Jenn) that like to talk about random interesting stories.  Expect cults, mysteries, murder, fast talking, and a couple of mental palate cleansers… and cuss words.  Those happen on this show, a lot.

Episode 67: Murders of Diane Michele and Christina Salamey

Alerts:

  • Pretend podcast music because Jenn likes it.
  • Ali has a weird laugh. It is often loud.

We are taking a break! Our regularly scheduled podcast will take place again in March. Have a nice vacation!

Ali was starting to struggle with investigating murders. About an hour after talking to Jenn about it, an extended member of Ali’s family was murdered. See below for the murder of Christina Salamey. Due to that, Ali asked Jenn if they could take a break. When we restart in March, Jenn will continue with true crime, but Ali will probably look into other things.

Murder of Diane Michele in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Diane, age 50, was a minister and social worker in Birmingham, MI. She was found in the foyer of her home in morning, half covered by a tarp.

When the police went through the home, they found a folding knife with blood and hair on it, clothes, and blood droplets in the sink. Diane had been stabbed over 111 times. Her van was missing and her son, Christopher Dankovich, age 15, could not be located.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s office spotted Diane’s van near Twin Lakes. Police secured the area after not being able to reach the person inside. They surrounded the cabin and using a bullhorn, asked the person inside to step out.

Diane’s son, Christopher, exited the cabin with a freshly shaved head. He stated that he knew they were there to arrest him for his mother’s murder. In the cabin they found military and survival gear. He told police that he planned to drive south and go into hiding.

It is believed Christopher was mentally ill as he did not have a record of actions that would lead to murder. He had a good case for insanity, but Christopher pleaded guilty to open murder and was found guilty of second-degree murder.

He was sentenced, at age 16, to 25-37 years in prison. He is not eligible for parole until age 40.

When Christopher asked why he did it, it stated he didn’t want to talk about it, everything went wrong.

When you look at his prison pictures, he is almost always smiling. (Jenn thought it was creepy.)

There is a site that gives prisoners a platform to express themselves called prisonwriters.com. Prisoners write stories and they’re published on the site. Christopher has writings on this site.

Some of his titles: “My First Real Girlfriend: Aurora”, “Dogs in Prison”, “When You Grow Up in Prison”, “Life Ever Really Begins”, and “Juveniles Tried as Adults: Becoming a Man in Prison”.

Murder of Christina Salamey

Ali’s cousin, Derrick, dated Christina Jones through high school and into adulthood. They married in their late teens and had a son, Sebastian, who died to SIDS. Christina became pregnant again and they had their daughter, Ava.

Christina and Derrick divorced soon afterwards. Christina then married a man named James “Jim” Salamey. (It is taking all of Ali’s self-control not to call him every bad word she can think of, and she can think of a lot of them.) Christina and Jim then had two children together; a son and a daughter. Ava is currently 17 years old, and Christina’s other children are 12 and 13 years old.

Christina became aware of something horrible Jim was doing and divorced him in 2019. Two weeks before Christmas Jim and Christina had a court date. He was most likely going to lose parenting privileges. The day before their court date, Jim asked Christina over to his house saying he would give her money to buy Christmas presents.

When Christina pulled into the driveway, Jim walked up to her and shot her twice in the head. He then walked back into the home and shot himself in the head. Neighbors had heard the gunshots and alerted the police. Christina was found slumped over the steering wheel of her minivan, which was still running, dead.

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Murders of Diane Michele and Christina Salamey: Episode 67

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! We are taking a break and will start putting out shows again in March.

In today’s episode we talk about the murder of Diane Michele and the murder of someone in Ali’s extended family, Christina Salamey.

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Show Notes: Murder of Tyrone Hassel, These Strange States

This show, “Michigan and other Mayhem”, is a sort of factual, slightly comical, always earnest podcast about interesting stuff in Michigan and around the world. It is done by two sisters-in-law (Ali and Jenn) that like to talk about random interesting stories.  Expect cults, mysteries, murder, fast talking, and a couple of mental palate cleansers… and cuss words.  Those happen on this show, a lot.

Episode 65: Murder of Tyrone Hassel, These Strange States

Alerts:

  • Pretend podcast music because Jenn likes it. 
  • Ali has a weird laugh.  It is often loud.

Murder of Tyrone Hassel

The Murder of Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III, age 23, in St. Joseph Township, Michigan.

Tyrone was married to Kemia Hassel. Tyrone was an active duty soldier at Ford Stewart in Georgia. His wife, Kemia, was having an affair with another active duty soldier, Jeremy Cuellar.

On December 31, 2018, Tyrone was shot multiple times in front of his father’s home. It was believed that Kemia and Jeremy had planned the murder of Tyrone to obtain his Army death benefits. On January 11, 2019, Kemia took a polygraph and failed.

Kemia ultimately admitted to the planned murder. Between December 19th and the 31st , the two of them planned the murder and used Snapchat to communicate. Jeremy attempted to kill Tyrone but there were people with him. Kemia stated that she felt he was trying to back out of murdering Tyrone and she demanded that Jeremy carry out the murder.

Kemia did not want to return to Georgia with Tyrone and she was not happy he was moving his sister into their home. The major pieces of evidence were a jail call to Kemia’s mom where Kemia admits to the murder. Also, brought to trial were Kemia and Jeremiah’s Snapchat messages.

Both were charged with first degree murder. Jeremy was also charged with the felony firearms on August 2019. Kemia was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Jeremy had pleaded guilty of 2nd degree murder. July 2019, Prosecutors recommended a sentence of 65 years.

These Strange States

Louisiana

On Thursday, September 9, 2019, at the Tiger Truck Stop in Louisiana, a camel named Caspar, a couple, and their dog got into a scuffle. According to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office, a truck driver and her husband stopped to allow their deaf dog out of the truck. The husband began tossing treats into the Caspar the Camel’s enclosure to give him snacks. The deaf dog crawled under the fence to get to the food. When the dog did not respond to the owner’s commands to leave the pen, the couple entered the fenced in area, even though it had a “No Trespassing” sign.

Once in the enclosure, the couple admitting that they “swatted” at Caspar while retrieving their dog. This caused the agitated animal to sit on the woman who had bent over to get her dog. Trapped under the camel, she bit Caspar on the testicles in what she believed was self-defense. After examination, the oral attack didn’t seem to permanently damage Caspar’s dangly bits.

The woman was taken to the hospital for unknown injuries. The truck driver and her husband were given citations for leash law violations and trespassing.

Oregon

In the 1980’s I (Ali) was lightly traumatized and completely confounded when I had found out what is being referred to as “cattle mutilations”. There had been a cattle mutilation in which a bovine was found completely drained of blood, no evidence of animal attacks or other wounds, and one of it’s utters had been removed with a sharp instrument. It happened in Pendleton, Oregon, at the Anderson’s ranch in the mountains. The cow had been killed during the night.

In 2017, in New Princeton, Oregon, Andie Davies and her husband found one of their cows in a field, cut up and emptied of blood. They circled around the carcass in concentric circles, looking for tracks to or from the animal, to get an idea of who did this. They were not able to find any clue in the dirt around the cow. There were no tracks of people or animals around the dead and drained animal.

In early October 2019, five bulls were found dead on their ranch’s range in eastern Oregon. All five had died overnight, drained of blood, with their tongues and genitals surgically removed. They had been purebred, worth about $6,000 each. The U.S. Forrest Service is aware of the mutilations and are investigating this latest case.

https://www.npr.org/2019/10/08/767283820/not-one-drop-of-blood-cattle-mysteriously-mutilated-in-oregon

Idaho

In 1939 the Idaho Interior Department began trapping beavers and releasing them in areas in which the land had been eroded by water. The beavers would then build their dams which helped with silt build up and slows erosion. By 1941 the stories of the work of beavers in Idaho had gone national when they managed to stabilize the water supply in Salmon, Idaho. The beavers saved the town the cost of a dam, with the Interior Department declaring the worth of a beaver’s work at $300. (that’s in 1940’s money)

Around 1950, there were issues with the beaver populations being in dense clusters, leaving other areas without their help. Idaho’s government decided the solution was to pack mating pairs of beavers into boxes and parachute them into their new home ranges. There are videos available on Youtube of the phenomenon and we’ll also have one available for our continuing conversation. You can see the men loading the beavers in the boxes and then parachuting into the woods. From what you can see, no beavers were hurt while moving.

Side note: It has the same voiceover guy that has been in every school video since the conception of videos being shown in school.

https://time.com/4084997/parachuting-beavers-history/

Kansas

An unidentified 24-year-old man in Kansas ended up in the emergency room. He was possibly under the influence of drugs, had a head wound, and had the blood alcohol level of .35 which is medically dangerous. When police found him, he was in public and having sex with the tailpipe of a car. Unaware of the officers around him, demanding that he stop, they had to taser him. He’s now recovering in the hospital.

New Jersey

The classic 1980 horror movie, “Friday the 13th” was filmed in Warren County, New Jersey, with a portion being filmed specifically in Blairstown. The city likes to celebrate their notoriety. Every time the 13th of a month lands on a Friday, someone dresses as the movie’s slasher, Jason Voorhees, and roams the town looking for victims. Tourists arrive to visit and take photos of different filming locations of the movie.  At the end of the night the town plays the movie at Roy’s Hall, a building which can be seen in the movie. When town landmarks, including Roy’s Hall, appear in the movie the audience cheers and makes noise.

Louisiana (a challenge to Florida)

There is a man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana named William Bottoms, Jr. who is on trial for a double murder that occurred in 2017. Megan Gaylord, who has William’s girlfriend at the time of the murders, was a witness. She claims that the two men who were shot to death, Muhammad Hussain, 29, and Dedrick Williams, 23, were with her and William doing drugs. William became paranoid, killing them, and leaving their bodies to be discovered in an abandoned vehicle that was parked in a field.

William expressed concern that he wouldn’t get a fair trial due to his extensive face tattoos. His face looks like a skull and he has devil horns, flames, and a dead smiley face, along with a lot of other ink. Potential jurors were questioned on whether or not William’s tattoos would sway their opinion of him, and they denied that it was the case.

He was found guilty.

William’s twin brother, who had some matching face tattoos with William was killed in April of 2019 by the police while they were attempting to arrest him as a felon in possession of a gun.

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Murder of Tyrone Hassel, These Strange States: Episode 66

This week we are going to talk about the death of soldier Tyrone Hassel. We’ll also talk about the strange goings-on in the different states of the United States.

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Show Notes: Anne Costa, Murder Maybe; Christmas in Michigan

This show, “Michigan and other Mayhem”, is a sort of factual, slightly comical, always earnest podcast about interesting stuff in Michigan and around the world. It is done by two sisters-in-law (Ali and Jenn) that like to talk about random interesting stories.  Expect cults, mysteries, murder, fast talking, and a couple of mental palate cleansers… and cuss words.  Those happen on this show, a lot.

Episode 65: Anne Costa, Murder Maybe; Christmas in Michigan

Alerts:

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  • Ali has a weird laugh.  It is often loud.

Ali talks about how tough her sister Poppy is, and her weakness as a superhero.

Anne Costa, Murder Maybe

The Costa Family had been through tragedy in August 2016 when a cousin, Lisa Fabbri, of the family was shot and killed. Lisa had been murdered by her boyfriend, Jeremiah Bashell. Jeremiah was charged with 1st degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

On June 2018, Anne Costa filed for divorce from her husband Loris Costa. There were married for 26 years. Loris and Anne both worked for General Motors for many years, had their home paid off, and their last minor child was almost an adult. Loris was said to be okay with the divorce and didn’t believe they would have any significant disagreements.

On Christmas Eve 2018, the immediate family was in the home. Anne, Loris, and their sons, ages 17, 23, and 26 were all in the house. Loris shot his wife with a handgun around 11:00 p.m. and then killed himself. Anne was taken to the hospital in critical condition being shot in the upper torso.

The children confirmed the two were arguing prior to shots being fired. I couldn’t find any obituary for Anne, so she may have survived the shooting.

Christmas in Michigan, 2019 version

Christmas, Michigan

In the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, there is a small town named Christmas. The town was built up around a factory that created Christmas baubles and decorations starting in 1938. The factory has since closed but the town remains. They have a population of about 400, including a 35-foot tall Santa Claus. People often visit the town as a snowmobile resort and tourists like to mail cards from the post office, having them stamped Christmas, as the sender.

http://www.exploringthenorth.com/christmas/chr.html

https://upsupply.co/journal/the-history-of-christmas-michigan

Michigan’s Chance at a White Christmas

According to an mlive article (listed below) the lower eastside of Michigan has the lowest chance of having a white Christmas, with the area only getting one white Christmas out of every three Christmases. The article has the definition of a white Christmas listed as one inch of snow on the ground. Those who live in the UP have 98% chance of having a white Christmas.  The westside of Michigan, both north and south sees more snow than the eastside.

The article also provides a snow map of Michigan and Wisconsin.

https://www.mlive.com/weather/2018/12/white-christmas-chance-at-your-hometown-a-few-michigan-cities-almost-100-percent.html

Eastern White Pine

The Eastern White Pine is Michigan’s state tree. It’s a beautiful pine tree that grows too large to become Christmas trees for homes, but they are pretty enough that they capture the spirit. All but one percent of old growth Eastern White Pine forests remained after heavy logging.

Michigan is one of the top states of the United States for producing Christmas trees, which are typically evergreens. The industry brings in about $60 million dollars annually. There are between 780 and 850 tree farms in Michigan which export about 75% of their trees for the Christmas season.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinus_strobus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree_production_in_the_United_States

Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg is from East Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan, while focusing on sculpture. At home Chris began sketching illustrations, eventually becoming an illustrator for children’s books. Chris is now known for writing the children’s books Jumanji and Polar Express. Both were later made into movies, with Polar Express becoming part of Christmas traditions.

Michigan does have a train line that runs during the Christmas season called the North Pole Express. It is a one-hour train ride from Owosso to the village of Ashley. The train is pulled by an old-fashioned engine, Pere Marquette 1225, which looks like the engine in the animated Polar Express story. As a matter of fact, the blueprints from the Pere Marquette 1225 were used as the prototype for the train in the animated film. They even used the sounds of the Pere Marquette 1225 in the movie Polar Express.

In Ashley, the village is made to look like a 1940’s Christmas wonderland. There are quaint shops, horse drawn carriages, a hobo camp, eateries, and handmade gifts. The North Pole Express is available from the middle of November to a few days before Christmas each year, only on weekends.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Van_Allsburg

https://www.michigansteamtrain.com/tickets-reservations/north-pole-express

https://www.villageofashleycountrychristmas.net/

Christmas Towns

Most people in Michigan are aware of Bronner’s Christmas store at Frankenmuth. Not everyone knowns about other stores and towns dedicated to the celebration of Christmas.

Olde World Canterbury Village is located in Lake Orion. It is a beautiful year-round but during the Christmas season it is transformed to a gorgeous holiday destination. Inside the village is a store called Always Christmas, that is filled to the seams with Christmas do-dads. There are also 56 village displays in the building.

Holland, Michigan also holds Kerstmarkt, which translates to Christmas Market. The city opens wooden booths and stalls for local artisans to sell their wares. The goods being sold feature wooden toys, handmade pottery and jewelry, along with pine wreaths and holly bushes. During the same time, the Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park holds their Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World exhibit. It is a short drive between the two.

Greenfield Village, which is in Dearborn, is set in the late 19th, early 20th century year-round. During the holiday season, the village fills with carolers, fiddlers, and wagons joining in a sing-along. An ice-skating rink is opened, and kids can visit with Santa and his reindeer. The village ends its night with a fantastic fireworks display.

https://www.holland.org/kerstmarkt

https://www.michigan.org/property/olde-world-canterbury-village

https://visitdetroit.com/event/holiday-nights-greenfield-village-7/

Christmas Rankings

Century Link had a ranking of all the states and their level of holiday cheer. They used two broad criteria to create their list, online searches and the area’s culture.

Online Activity

  • Google searches for Christmas movies and gingerbread houses (29%)
  • Google shopping trends for wrapping paper, Christmas cards, Christmas ornaments, and “Elf on a Shelf” (28%)
  • Christmas music streaming (14.5%)
  • Tweeting about Christmas (7%)

Area Culture

  • Number of Christmas tree farms per capita (7%)
  • Charitable giving (14.5%)

Century Link’s Ranking of States with the Most Christmas Cheer

  1. Washington
  2. South Dakota
  3. Utah
  4. Missouri
  5. Maine
  6. Tennessee
  7. Alabama
  8. Arkansas
  9. Virginia
  10. North Carolina
  11. Pennsylvania
  12. Indiana
  13. West Virginia
  14. Wisconsin
  15. Mississippi
  16. Rhode Island  
  17. Idaho
  18. Wyoming
  19. North Dakota
  20. Ohio
  21. Massachusetts
  22. Oregon
  23. South Carolina
  24. Iowa
  25. Nebraska
  26. Kentucky
  27. Oklahoma
  28. Vermont
  29. Kansas
  30. Colorado
  31. New Hampshire
  32. Maryland
  33. Connecticut
  34. New  York
  35. Delaware
  36. Louisiana
  37. Illinois
  38. Texas
  39. Montana
  40. Georgia
  41. New Mexico
  42. California
  43. Arizona
  44. Minnesota
  45. Nevada
  46. Michigan
  47. New Jersey
  48. Florida
  49. Hawaii
  50. Alaska

Ali = Christmas is what taught me that each family has their own traditions and what is normal to me is weird to another person.

In my early 20’s a coworker and I were talking about Christmas and she mentioned something about Santa leaving gifts under the tree. That got my attention. Then she mentioned that a selected family member would then dole out the gifts and then they would wait as one by one each person opened their gifts, starting with the youngest.

I mentioned that wasn’t what we did Christmas morning at my family home. She replied with, “I know. No everyone waits for each person to open a gift.” In fact, my mind was blown that Santa put gifts under their tree. That’s when I broke down our family tradition and blew her mind when I said this is what I thought the norm was… We would leave Santa a note, telling him where we would like our gifts. We would always pick a piece of furniture in the living room, with the couch being the prime spot. When we woke up there weren’t any name tags, your gifts were in your spot. For the years that we didn’t have a stocking, the elves left us gifts and hid our gifts with clues. Not all our gifts were wrapped, some were just sitting in your pile, exposed. (I learned that was weird when Arianna’s stepdad, Jenn’s brother, helped with the first Christmas. Horrified, he wrapped the gifts. Eight years later, he sees it my way.)

No one waited. The moment our parents gave us the nod, we tore into our gift pile like a bunch of wild animals.

It wasn’t until my early 20’s that I found out there are so many different shades of normal.

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Anne Costa, Murder Maybe; Christmas in Michigan: Episode 65

Jenn does a story about Anne Costa, a woman she thinks may have been murdered.  Ali talks about different Christmas traditions and Michigan’s Christmas highlights.

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Show Notes: Additional Information on Previous Stories, Part 2; Murder of Kathleen O’Brien Doyle

This show, “Michigan and other Mayhem”, is a sort of factual, slightly comical, always earnest podcast about interesting stuff in Michigan and around the world. It is done by two sisters-in-law (Ali and Jenn) that like to talk about random interesting stories.  Expect cults, mysteries, murder, fast talking, and a couple of mental palate cleansers… and cuss words.  Those happen on this show, a lot.

Episode 64: Additional Information on Previous Stories, Part 2; Murder of Kathleen O’Brien Doyle

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Ali and Jenn talk about playing instruments in school and their purposeful lack of podcast music.

Additional Information Part 2

Life Sentences

I did an article about Weird Weapons in June of 2019. One of the murders I mentioned was Ana Trujillo, who has been nicknamed the “stiletto heel killer”. Ana had stabbed her boyfriend, Stefan Andersson, to death with her stiletto shoe after a day of drinking and arguing.

Ana was given life in prison, being eligible for parole in 2043, when she would be 75 years old.

In the same episode, I talked about Paul Curry, who was from California. Paul had killed his wife with an injection of nicotine that caused her to overdose. Paul was given a life sentence without parole.

I also did an article in November of 2019 in which I talked about bodies that were found buried. Michael Haim had murdered his wife. His son, Aaron, later found his mother’s body buried underneath the outdoor shower at his family home in Florida. Aaron’s father, Michael received a life sentence, giving him about 7 to 22 years in prison.

At the time, Jenn and I were wondering what a life sentence means, if someone isn’t sent away for the rest of their natural life.

Here is the answer:

There are two types of life sentences, determinate and indeterminate. A determinate sentence would be life without the possibility of parole, meaning you would never be released. It has a set end date, which is never. An indeterminate sentence would be more like 15 years to life, meaning you could be paroled after 15 years.  In the United States, when you’ve been imprisoned with a life sentence, you can be paroled after 10 years, if an amount wasn’t determined at the time of sentencing. However, each state has their own laws.

Ana Trujillo, the stiletto killer, was give 30 years to life, which is how her first parole hearing was set for 2043, as she was convicted in 2013. Paul Curry, who has a sentence of life without parole, will never be out of jail. Michael Haim was given a life sentence without any additional qualifiers, so he could be released as early as 7 years for good behavior, 10 with regular parole, or 22 years if he fulfills the full sentence.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_imprisonment_in_the_United_States

http://www.dc.state.fl.us/offenderSearch/detail.aspx?Page=Detail&DCNumber=G90381&TypeSearch=AI

https://inmatelocator.cdcr.ca.gov/Details.aspx?ID=AV2511

Ammar Al-Yasari’s Hatchet Death

We did a podcast in April 2019 about a Michigan hatchet death, brought on by the fact that Jenn and I learned how to throw axes.

On November 5, 2019, the trial began for the hatchet murder of Ammar Al-Yasari. Jacob Ficher and Ammar’s wife, Bdour, have been accused of engineering Ammar’s death due to their extramarital affair. Jacob is the one currently on trial for murder, with Bdour being charged with murder and conspiracy.

Ammar had been hit with an ax or hatchet around 24 times in the face, head, and neck. He also had bleach soaked in his clothes. Prosecutors were able to produce a receipt for both bleach and an ax, purchased two days earlier at a Kroger, that had been found in the Al-Yasari home.

The trial, which is taking place currently in Ingham County Circuit Court, is in front of a jury. I’ll continue to follow-up until the two are sentenced, if they are found guilty.

https://www.fox47news.com/news/local-news/opening-arguments-underway-in-holt-murder-trial

Catholic Priests Accused of Abuse

In an August podcast I talked about multiple priests being charged with criminal sexual abuse. When I tried to follow up on the cases I came across a website from the Archdiocese of Detroit. They have a list called Clergy Credibly Accused of Abuse. It lists the priest’s name and his status in the church. It will also list if they are  deceased. I found the list interesting because they are acknowledging that there is an issue. The webpage also has a phone number and email address for a place called Safe Environments.

The priests I listed as being accused of sexual abuse from our podcast have not completed their criminal process yet.

https://www.aod.org/our-archdiocese/protecting-children/investigations/clergy-accused-of-abuse/

Dirty Village Cop

Robert Reznick was the focus of an article I did for a podcast in August 2019. He was rejected from the Flint Police Academy in the 1970’s for lying about his age and not being a legal adult. In order for his family to save face, Robert was allowed to walk during the academy graduation with a copy of his certificate, although it was void. Robert used the nullified certificate to work at police stations in Michigan for 10 years.

As an officer, Robert had a reputation for being a bully and overstepping his bounds as a police officer. After ten years of lying about his police certification, a tip to the Genesee County prosecutor exposed Robert and he did finally go to school to become certified. He continued to work as an officer in villages and then he arrived at Oakley village, with a population of 300. Robert certified around 150 reserve officers for a fee. Some had never been to Oakley.

Robert also sold official police ammunition and guns to others at a profit. The FBI began investigating him in 2015 and formally charged him in 2019. In July of 2019, Robert was sentenced to more than a year of jail, a year of being supervised after release, and fines of more than $124,000. The IRS had tagged him for not paying taxes on the weapons and bringing them across state lines.

Side Note: Ali’s mom was worried because Robert lives in her area and she thought he would be offended by Ali’s remarks about his manhood and do something against me for revenge. I told her not to worry because he was in jail… and then I look at the Michigan’s Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS), and I don’t see him. Everyone in jail should be available on the site and Robert Reznick was supposed to turn himself in for sentencing by August 2019. He’s not listed. What does that mean? Is he not serving his time? He is a convicted felon.

https://www.abc12.com/content/news/Ex-Oakley-Police-Chief-Robert-Reznick-sent-to-prison—512903301.html

Olivia Rossi

I did an article about missing women being found, with the first story being about Olivia Rossi, in September of 2019. Olivia had gone missing from Westland, MI on August 23, 2019. According to Olivia’s twin, Raquel, Olivia went to meet with a former high school friend, when Olivia texted a message that their friend was acting weird. After that, messages weren’t received from Olivia again.

The text messages lead to Anthony Kesteloot, a 25-year-old man who also lives in Westland, MI. Anthony admitted to meeting with Olivia, taking her to his home and smoking crack with her, having sex with her, and then strangling her. Anthony then drove to Hines Park and placed her corpse in a still body of water, disposing of her clothes and other evidence in the Rouge River.

For reasons I cannot find, Anthony is not being charged with murder. Police are charging him with four felonies: disinterment of a dead body, obstruction of justice, failing to report the discovery of a dead body, and tampering with evidence in a criminal case. Olivia’s family are outraged there is currently no murder charge. I’ll continue to follow up on this case.

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/2019/08/26/police-say-23-year-old-woman-found-at-hines-park-was-choked-to-death/

https://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/westland/2019/09/17/westland-man-accused-dumping-body-rouge-river-waives-exam/2312837001/

Michigan Mayhem- Unusual Murder Weapon

In 2017 there were five teenagers in Clio, Michigan who were throwing objects off a highway bridge onto the cars below. They admitted that on six to ten different occasions in which they tried to drop objects on the cars. The objects ranged from about 20 different rocks, differing in size from softballs to basketballs, a couch, car muffler, and a shopping cart.

October 18, 2017, they damaged six cars, killing 32-year-old Kenneth White when a cement rock broke through the windshield, crushing his chest. One of the teens, Kyle Anger, was considered an adult at 19 years old. On October 29, 2019, he was sentenced to 39 months to 20 years in prison, receiving credit for the 740 days that he resided in Genesee County Jail for second degree homicide. The article says the charge was reduced to manslaughter, but the OTIS website has homicide still listed.

The other four other teens are currently between the ages of 16 and 18 years old have withdrawn their plea deals now that the judge has decided not to try them in juvenile court. We are still waiting for their court hearings.

https://nbc25news.com/news/local/fate-of-rock-throwing-teen-to-be-decided

https://mdocweb.state.mi.us/otis2/otis2profile.aspx?mdocNumber=537057

Scott Kologi, New Year’s Eve 2017-8

We did a podcast for New Year’s Eve 2017 to 2018. Scott Kologi, who was 16 years old at the time he murdered his family, was known to have autism.  Scott picked up an automatic weapon and shot three members of his family, and a family friend. His parents, his sister, and the family friend died, but Scott’s brother, grandfather, and another friend survived by fleeing the house.

There was a gag order placed on the case, that is still in play, but might soon be over. As a minor, murderer Scott Kologi had privacy protections not given to an adult, however, in early November 2019, the court system decided to charge Scott as an adult. He has spent the last year in juvenile detention. I will continue to follow-up.

https://www.app.com/story/news/crime/jersey-mayhem/2018/12/17/long-branch-kologi-family-murders-shrouded-secrets-year-later/2268782002/

http://newjersey.news12.com/story/41327248/teen-suspect-in-long-branch-family-murders-to-be-tried-as-adult

Murder of Kathleen O’Brien Doyle

The Murder of Kathleen O’Brien Doyle of Norfolk, Virginia in 1980.

Kathleen was a Navy wife and 25 years old in 1980. She was an aspiring author. Kathleen lived in an upper-class neighborhood were very little crime occurred.

On September 11, 1980 Kathleen was found on her bedroom floor. She had been kicked and punched, gaged, raped, and stabbed. The murder was extremely brutal. At the time there were no leads and the case went cold for 39 years.

On November 22, 2019, the Allegan County Michigan police arrested Dennis Lee Bowman. Dennis was aged 70, was charged for Kathleen’s murder. It was stated that the police have been able to link forensic evidence to Dennis. Dennis is currently awaiting to be extradited to Virginia. Dennis Bowman has been in prison twice before for assault to commit criminal sexual conduct and breaking and entering.

Another case that is also being looked into is the missing child case of 14-year-old Aundria Bowman from 1989. Aundria was the adopted daughter of Dennis and his wife. At the time, her case was marked as a runaway, however, when looking at Dennis’s behavior, they think there might be foul play.

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Additional Information on Previous Stories, Part 2; Murder of Kathleen O’Brien Doyle: Episode 64

Today Ali follows up on previous cases that she has talked about, giving updates as she goes. Jenn talks about the murder of Kathleen O’Brien Doyle, and how Dennis Lee Bowman may be culpable for other murders.

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Show Notes: The Co-Ed Killer / Ypsilanti Ripper / Michigan’s Murderer, The Death of Addison Redman

This show, “Michigan and other Mayhem”, is a sort of factual, slightly comical, always earnest podcast about interesting stuff in Michigan and around the world. It is done by two sisters-in-law (Ali and Jenn) that like to talk about random interesting stories.  Expect cults, mysteries, murder, fast talking, and a couple of mental palate cleansers… and cuss words.  Those happen on this show, a lot.

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John Norman Collins

In the late 1960’s, in southeast Michigan, there was a serial killer who would be given the names of the “Michigan Murderer”, the “Co-ed Killer” and the “Ypsilanti Ripper”. John Norman Collins killed six women in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor area from 1967 to 1969 and killed one girl in California while on vacation. His methods for murder included stabbing, strangling, beating, and shooting. Jane Mixer was originally considered one of John’s victims, but Gary Leiterman was later convicted for her murder.

Mary Terese Fleszar, 1st known victim

Mary Fleszar, who was 19 years old, was the first victim of the “Co-ed Killer”. Mary was about 5’2”, weighed around 110  pounds, had brown hair and wore glasses. Mary, who was an Eastern Michigan University student, was seen alive on July 9, 1967, by a neighbor. She had been walking to her apartment in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The next day Mary’s roommate called the police who were initially unconcerned. However, once they realized that it was out of character for Mary and that all her belongings were still in the apartment, they began looking for her

Their only lead was the neighbor who saw Mary walking home. The neighbor told police that as Mary was walking a man in a blue-gray Chevrolet approached her twice, trying to talk to her from the car. Each time, Mary shook her head no and walked away from the car. Mary was last seen wearing a bright orange dress with white polka dots and wearing sandals.

Mary’s dead body was found on August 7, 1967 on a farm near Geddes and LaForge Roads. Two 15-year-old boys discovered her after they heard a car door slam and a car drive away. She was found lying in the weeds, nude. Mary had been stabbed between 30 and 40 times in her chest and abdomen. She had been beaten severely. Mary’s killer had cut off both her feet, portions of one of her hands, and part of one arm. Mary’s severed body parts had never been recovered.

Evidence at the scene shows that Mary’s killer moved her body at least three different times after murdering her. Being left in the elements for a month, Mary’s body was badly decomposed. Clothing that was identified as hers was found covered in a pile of debris.

Two days after Mary was identified a young man came to the Moore Funeral Home and asked to take pictures of her body. His explanation was that the family had asked him to do it as a keepsake photograph. The employees at the funeral home refused him entry and he left the premises. The secretary at the funeral home noticed that the man drove a blue-gray Chevrolet. Later, none of the employees recalled him carrying a camera. Mary’s family did not request a photograph. Funeral home workers couldn’t give a good description of him.

Joan Elspeth Schell, 2nd known victim

Joan Schell was 20 years old when she was abducted on July 1, 1968, one year after Mary’s death. Joan had grown up in Plymouth, a nearby city, and had just moved to Ypsilanti to become an art student at EMU. Joan had last been seen hitchhiking to Ann Arbor by her roommate, after Joan missed the bus. There were three men in the car, with the  last person she had been seen with was John Norman Collins, who was a student failing out of Eastern Michigan University.

John’s friends had gotten out of the car at a different location than John and Joan. John had said that he left Joan in a parking lot after she refused his sexual advances. Another link between the two is John had been recently kicked out of his fraternity and lived across the street from Joan. When the police questioned John, he provided his mother, who lived in Detroit, as an alibi.

Her body was found five days later in nearby Ann Arbor by construction workers on the site. Joan had been stabbed 47 times and raped. The medical examiner determined that she had been dead for five days, but her body was dumped at that location within 24 hours. The lower portion of her body was well preserved, but the upper portion was dark and leathery as if it had been exposed to the elements. Her body had been covered in clumps of grass in a weak effort to conceal her. She had clothing up around her neck.

The wounds on Joan’s body were similar enough that her death was connected to that of Mary Fleszar. Four detectives were then assigned to the case.

Maralynn Skelton, 3rd known victim

Maralynn Skelton was 16 years old when she was found murdered March 25, 1969. She had been missing for about two days, without being reported to the police, due to a strained relationship with her family. Maralynn had attended Romulus High School before dropping out. Maralynn was known to run with a rough crowd and had a history of drug use and dealing. She had last been seen on Washtenaw Avenue, hitchhiking.

Maralynn’s body was discovered a couple hundred yards from the site in which Joan Schell had been found. Her death was much more savage in its execution than the other two. Maralynn had been covered in welts, having been whipped with a leather strap. There were multiple fractures on the right side of her face and skull, which were crush injuries from a blunt object. Maralynn’s shirt had been shoved so far into her mouth that pieces were found in her trachea. Marks across her upper torso show that she was restrained at some point. A branch from a nearby tree had been inserted into her vagina. Maralynn had a garter belt tied around her neck. Blood splatter at the scene show that her death likely occurred there.

Maralynn’s death was connected to the serial killer now being called the Michigan Murderer and a task force was created. The connection came from the location of the body and material being tied around her neck. Some people speculated that the killing was due to a drug issue.

Dawn Basom, 4th known victim

The weeks later, on April 15, 1969 around 7:30 p.m., Dawn Basom, who was 13 years old, left a friend’s house to walk home which was less than a mile away. Another friend accompanied her most of the way, leaving her to walk the last five blocks alone.

Dawn’s dead body was found the next morning at 6:30 a.m. on the side of the road in Ypsilanti, not far from where Mary Skelton was found. Dawn had been strangled with an electrical cord, stabbed, and her body had been left partially disrobed.  She was still wearing her white bra and her shirt was pushed up around her neck. There were slash wounds on her breast and buttocks. A handkerchief was stuffed in her mouth.

Side Note: I read articles that said Dawn had been raped and some that said she wasn’t. I’m unsure of the truth.

One of Dawn’s shoes was found about 50 yards away from her body, with the other being found on the opposite side of the road in a ditch.  The sweater she had been wearing was found in an abandoned farmhouse nearby. In the basement of the farmhouse police were able to find more of the electrical cord that had been used to murder Dawn. The blood at the scene was fresh leading police to believe they found their first kill site and not just a site to dump bodies.

Continuing to look through the farmhouse, a week later police found a gold earring that they believed belonged to Maralynn Skelton, the third known victim. Authorities also found a new piece of Dawn’s shirt in the home. Due to all of the time they had spent inspecting the home, the police believed with certainty that those items had not been there previously and must have been brought to the home by the killer recently. After the discovery of the new items, the house burned down, May 13, 1969.

As a student in the eighth grade, Dawn was the youngest victim.

This may be legend: When authorities arrived at the scene of the fire, they found five lilac blossoms laying on the ground. They believed it was a message from the killer. However, as we concluded earlier, Jane Mixer was not one of his victims, so there wouldn’t be five blossoms. Either the lilacs never happened, or someone messed up the number, or he killed someone we don’t know about.

Alice Elizabeth Kalom, 5th known victim

Alice Kalom was 21 years old and from Portage, Michigan. Alice was enrolled in the fine arts program at University of Michigan. Three weeks after Dawn’s death, June 7/8, 1969, Alice went to a party and was last seen walking home. The following day three teenage boys walking by North Territorial road found her body.

Alice had been stabbed, raped, as well as shot once in the head. Her clothes were scattered in the area and Alice’s shoes were missing. The day after her body was found, clues to her murder site here also discovered. In a Northfield Township construction site, workers found dried blood stains and two buttons for Alice’s coat, making it the most likely location of her murder.

Karen Sue Beineman, 6th known victim

Karen Beineman was 18 years old and a student at Eastern Michigan University. Her roommate Sherri Green reported her missing when she did not return to her dorm room for curfew. Karen was last seen at a wig shop on July 23, 1969. At the shop Karen told a clerk and the store manager, “I’ve got to be either the bravest or the dumbest girl alive because I’ve just accepted a ride from some guy.” This prompted the manager and another employee to look out the window, giving  her a good look at the young man sitting on a motorcycle outside of the shop.

Three days later Karen’s body was found naked and face down in a gully (a ravine made by water flow). Karen had been beaten severely, with portions of her skin being lacerated. She had extensive skull and brain injuries from a blunt object. Karen had been forced to ingest a caustic substance that was also used to burn her neck, shoulders, and breasts. Cloth had been driven into her throat and her panties had been stuffed into her vagina. Karen’s cause of death was listed as strangulation. Police were able to find short, little hairs on her person.

The police had unsuccessfully tried twice before to create a media blackout surround the discovery of the bodies, but with the discovery of Karen was successfully suppressed. They placed a mannequin in the gully to entice the killer back, knowing that returning to the scene was part of his procedure. The following morning, during a heavy rainstorm, the officer staking out the scene saw a young man running from the gully. The officer had not been able to see the man approach the gully and the rain had shorted out his radio. The young man was able to get away.

Finding John

Two days after Karen’s body was found, there was a crack in the case. When the police retraced Karen’s steps, the two women working at the wig shop remembered her and the man they saw her drive off with, the last day she was alive. They were able to identify John Collins in a photograph. John refused to take a polygraph test and the police didn’t have enough evidence to bring him in.

The next day, John’s roommate, Arnold Davis, told police that he had opened their apartment door for John to leave and John was carrying a box that was partially covered by a blanket. What Arnold could see was a purple shoe, rolled-up material that looked like jeans, and a burlap purse. John told Arnold he was getting rid of the stuff in the box.

John had detailed knowledge of the deaths and like to tell his coworkers about each woman’s injury.  When questioned, he told them that his uncle, Sheriff David Leik had given him the information. His uncle, David, had recently been on vacation with his family, leaving John to dog sit at their home. When the Leik family came back, Sandra, David’s wife, noticed spots on the basement floor were covered in paint. Sandra also noticed that items from the basement were missing like a bottle of ammonia, laundry powder, and black paint.

The day they came back, police told David Leik of his nephew’s status as a suspected serial killer. The next morning David scraped up some of the paint on the basement floor, revealing what looked like bloodstains. He immediately went to the station and told them what he found. The Leik basement was then gone over with a fine-toothed comb.

Stains on the floor were determined to be varnish however there were some blood and tissue samples found behind the washing machine. While inspecting the basement, investigators found a multitude of little short hairs. Sheriff Leik explained that his wife would cut his children’s hair in the basement and had done so before leaving for vacation. The hairs found on Karen Beineman’s person were inspected against those found in the basement. A neutron analysis revealed it was from the same individuals.

John had a court appointed attorney named Richard Ryan. At Richard’s request, John did submit to taking a polygraph test with the results remaining confidential. After the polygraph, Richard Ryan suggested using diminished capacity as part of an insanity defense. John Collins’ mom was incensed, her son was a high school honors student who was attending Eastern Michigan University to become a teacher. She fired Ryan Richards, remortgaged her home, and hired a law firm from Detroit.

During his trial, John did not speak for his own defense. He was only on trial for the death of Karen Beineman, as there wasn’t enough evidence to connect him to the other murders. There was proof that he often lived, worked, or frequented the areas where the women were also at, but the evidence is circumstantial. While in the courtroom, it was proven that John had asked his roommate, Arnold, to provide him with a false alibi for the time that Karen was killed. The blood and tissue samples were matched to Karen.

The jury spent 27 hours over three days deliberating the evidence from the trial. When the guilty verdict was announced, John’s mom and sister left the courtroom in tears. Throughout the years, John has appealed his case repeatedly, being denied each time.

Although John was not charged with the other crimes committed by the Co-Ed killer, there were links to him and the other women. Karen Fleszar, the first known victim, and John worked across the hall from each other at EMU and when police searched his room, a necklace that Karen was known to wear was found in his dresser.

Joan Schell, the second known victim, was last seen with John. She had accepted a ride from a car with three men in it. Two of them were John and his roommate, Arnold. Arnold claimed that after he got out of the car, John was alone with Joan. Three hours later, John came back to their apartment, telling Arnold he had dropped Joan off.  John referred to Joan as a bitch and told Arnold she had rejected his advances. John was carrying a red handbag that he had said Joan had left in the car. John’s mom had provided an alibi for the time of the murder, but according to Arnold, that was untrue.

Arnold also connected John to Alice Kalom, the fifth known victim. He said that he had heard John and Alice arguing the night she disappeared, with John chasing Alice after she ran from the apartment. When John returned later, he asked Arnold to hide a knife for him. When Arnold handed the knife over, investigators determined the knife was consistent with the wounds found on Alice’s body. The purple shoe that Arnold saw in the box that John was carrying, matched a pair that Alice owned. In recent years, DNA on Alice was matched to John.

Roxie Ann Phillips, 7th known victim

John Collins spent some time in California, from June 21, 1969 until about the second week of July. He was traveling with another roommate named Andrew Manuel. The two of them drove there in John’s Oldsmobile Cutlass, towing a camper. They had rented the camper using false names and a stolen check.

Roxie Phillips was 17 years old at the time of her murder. Friends introduced her to a man named John from Michigan. John said he was an Eastern Michigan University student who was studying to be a teacher. Nancy Albrecht, one of Roxie’s friends, met John and described him to detectives with the description matching that of John Norman Collins.

Roxie’s body was found nude and battered in a ravine that was rife with poison oak on July 13, 1969. The belt to her dress was knotted around her neck and Roxie had been strangled to death. She was missing one earring. Roxie’s personal possessions were found scattered down State Route 68 in California.

John had returned to Michigan around the same time, without the camper or Andrew. Andrew was later found in Arizona and the camper was found behind Andrew’s grandfather’s house. According to Andrew’s grandfather, the two men lived in the camper briefly. When police checked the camper for evidence, it was completely wiped of prints. Police were able to find medical records of John being treated for a severe allergic reaction to poison oak in California the day after Roxie’s murder.

After Michigan police arrested John and went through his home, a piece of red and white belt that matched the one found around Roxy’s neck was found in John’s belongings. A sweater that was found in John’s closet had 22 pubic hairs on it. Roxie’s body was exhumed and when the found hairs were compared to those on her body, they were found to be a match.

California originally applied to extradite John Norman Collins to California, so that he could stand trial for Roxie’s murder. However, after John was found guilty in Michigan, they waived their right. Michigan law states those who are found guilty of first-degree murder will remain in prison without the possibility of parole.

An article in the Detroit Free Press that came out in November of 2019 said there were DNA samples from two more of the victims that have yet to be tested. Joan Schell and Maralynn Skelton had DNA left on them during their rape and murder. Detectives recently had lengthy interviews with John, to see if time had changed his mind on his willingness to talk. Retired Sargent Jim Bundshuh (bun-shoe) has interviewed John at least three times. John recently admitted that he had met Alice Kalom shortly before she was murdered and that they dated. Previously, he denied knowing her at all.

John had written letters to one of his cousins in Canada in 2013 that is named John Chapman. John Norman Collins was originally born in Canada. After his parents divorced, John’s mom, who was an America, moved back to the States with her children. John was hoping to convince his cousin of his innocence, a part in John’s desire to move to a Canadian prison. At one point the move was considered, but later rejected by the Canadian government.

John’s letters reveal a man who is domineering, is angry at his mom, and is misogynistic. John blamed his mom for him not having a relationship with his dad and what he felt like was rejection from her. In a letter to his cousin, John Collins said that he told his mother the “WHOLE STORY” which John typed in all caps. After her last visit to her son, John’s mom wrote him out of the will and suggested that John get nothing. In the letters, John blames his roommate Arnold Davis for the death of Karen Beineman.

In July, August, and November of 2019, the Detroit Free Press emailed  John Normal Collins. They also asked a son of one of his former attorneys, Frank, to write him. John did respond to Frank with an email which can be read by following the Detroit Free Press link below. It’s interesting but filled with denials.

Side Note: On Michigan’s OTIS website, it has information that includes his nicknames which are Waterhead and John Chapman. Chapman is the name of John’s biological father, and his new legal name, which is the same the same name as the Canadian cousin he wrote letters to. John currently lives in Marquette Branch Prison.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_Murders

https://murderpedia.org/male.C/c/collins-john-norman.htm

https://mdocweb.state.mi.us/otis2/otis2profile.aspx?mdocNumber=126833

https://www.freep.com/in-depth/news/local/michigan/2019/11/11/john-norman-collins-michigan-murder-suspects-letters-interviews/2522765001/

The Death of Addison Redman of Ithaca Michigan

On August 20, 2019, during the morning hours in Arcada township, Addison, age 11, was found by a relative or sibling. There were conflicting stories, some articles said relative, some said it was her brother. It was reported this relative, or brother, called Addison’s father, who then called the police.

Addison had been home alone that night.

The police gathered evidence, called it a homicide and had one person of interest. The police stated there was no danger to the community. Jenn couldn’t find any reports on what the police believed happened, nor who was the person of interest. She couldn’t find any information that was newer than August 28, 2019.

What we know is:

  • Addison was home alone.
  • The gun used to kill her was not found.
  • The autopsy did confirm that it was homicide.

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The Co-Ed Killer / Ypsilanti Ripper / Michigan’s Murderer, The Death of Addison Redman: Episode 63

Today we will talk about the serial killer with three names and three monikers, John Norman Collins. He is known as the Co-Ed Killer, Ypsilanti Ripper, and Michigan’s Murderer. He terrorized southeastern Michigan in the 1960’s. We also speak about the unfortunate murder of 11 year old Addison Redman.

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