Category Archives: Dead Silent

Linda Jozovich’s murder in Santa Cruz Mountains took almost 28 years to solve

Terry Childs mugshot

Terry Childs murdered Linda Jozovich but it took over 27 years to solve the case

This week Dead Silent examines a cold case that took nearly 28 year to solve, as detectives hunted first for the body and then the killer of teenager Linda Jozovich.

Santa Clara in November 1979 and 19-year-old Linda Jozovich took a break from her sales job at Mervyn’s department store, she was never seen alive again.

For over 15 years no sign of Jozovich was found and her family really thought that they would never find out what happened to her. Then in 1995 a hiker found some remains near the Lexington Reservoir in the Santa Cruz Mountains. A search turned up a skull, ribs and jaw bone parts that were later identified as being that of Jozovich.

Linda Jozovich found in Santa Cruz MountainsRead more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/linda-jozovichs-murder-in-santa-cruz-mountains-took-28-years-to-solve/

Dead Silent spotlights the murder of Marie Odette Huckins

Marie Odette Huckins was murdered in 1979

Marie Odette Huckins was stabbed to death in 1979

This week Dead Silent examines the brutal stabbing to death of Marie Odette Huckins in St. Regis Falls, Nicholville.

December 1, 1979, and single mom Marie Odette Huckins was out for a drink at the Riverside Tavern in St. Regis Falls, Nicholville. It was there that she met Dennis J. Mitchell Sr. and the pair went to Massena before coming back to Nicholville and going for a walk in some woods.

Mitchell then returned to the bar and was covered with blood and screamed that he’d killed a woman. Patrons and bar staff helped clean him up and called the police, when they arrived Mitchell said that Huckins had tried to roll him and that he had started to stab her. The next morning Huckins was found dead in the woods, she’d

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/dead-silent-spotlights-the-murder-of-marie-odette-huckins/

TV series chronicles Oklahoma murder case of young woman who wouldn’t back down

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Brutal murder of Ethan Walton and rape of Amanda Burney in new …

Glendon Gouker

Glendon Gouker, who murdered Ethan Walton then raped his fiancee Amanda Burney

The brutal murder of Ethan Walton and rape of his fiancee Amanda Burney is the focus of a new documentary on Investigation Discovery.

Ethan was bludgeoned to death by Glendon Carl Gouker in September 2010 before he repeatedly raped Amanda not long afterwards.

She had been tied up but managed to flee from Gouker’s home across a field at night and reached a neighboring property where she summoned help.

When police arrived they found Ethan’s body stuffed into a 55-gallon drum, with cuffs around his arms and his ankles bound together by tape.

The pair had gone to Gouker’s property in Prague, Oklahoma, to talk about selling some of Ethan’s land. Gouker’s wife Michele Elisabeth Gouker, also his half-sister, was there when the attack took place and played a role in trying to stop

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/brutal-murder-of-ethan-walton-and-rape-of-amanda-burney-in-new-documentary/

Brutal murder of Ethan Walton and rape of Amanda Burney in new documentary

Glendon Gouker

Glendon Gouker, who murdered Ethan Walton then raped his fiancee Amanda Burney

The brutal murder of Ethan Walton and rape of his fiancee Amanda Burney is the focus of a new documentary on Investigation Discovery.

Ethan was bludgeoned to death by Glendon Carl Gouker in September 2010 before he repeatedly raped Amanda not long afterwards.

She had been tied up but managed to flee from Gouker’s home across a field at night and reached a neighboring property where she summoned help.

When police arrived they found Ethan’s body stuffed into a 55-gallon drum, with cuffs around his arms and his ankles bound together by tape.

The pair had gone to Gouker’s property in Prague, Oklahoma, to talk about selling some of Ethan’s land. Gouker’s wife Michele Elisabeth Gouker, also his half-sister, was there when the attack took place and played a role in trying to stop

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/brutal-murder-of-ethan-walton-and-rape-of-amanda-burney-in-new-documentary/

True-crime show to profile gruesome Oklahoma murder, kidnapping case

Glendon Gouker

PRAGUE, Okla. – A true-crime show is scheduled to profile a gruesome Oklahoma murder and kidnapping case.

In 2010, 19-year-old Ethan Walton was murdered inside a shed on a property in Prague.

Glendon Gouker pleaded guilty to killing him and stuffing his body in a barrel. He also said he was guilty of kidnapping and raping Walton’s girlfriend.

She was able to later escape by jumping through a window to find help at a neighbor’s home.

In 2013, Gouker was sentenced to serve life in prison without parole plus 70 years.

According to the Shawnee News-Star, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, the case will be profiled at 9 p.m. on ‘Dead Silent,’ which airs on Investigation Discovery.

The show will reportedly profile the story and the woman’s escape.

It will also include interviews with the woman, Ethan’s mother and local law enforcement.

Read more at: http://kfor.com/2017/10/24/true-crime-show-to-profile-gruesome-oklahoma-murder-kidnapping-case/

True-crime show to profile Prague murder, kidnapping case

Back in 2010, a homicide and kidnapping case in Prague made local headlines, as did formal charges and the sentencing of the suspect in 2013.

Back in 2010, a homicide and kidnapping case in Prague made local headlines, as did formal charges and the sentencing of the suspect in 2013.

Now, seven years later, that case will be profiled at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 on a national television show, “Dead Silent,” which airs on true-crime network Investigation Discovery.

The case involves the murder of Ethan Walton and the kidnapping of his girlfriend.

The show will profile the story and the woman’s escape, and will include interviews with her, as well as Ethan’s mother and local law enforcement, including Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Palmer and District Attorney Richard Smothermon.

For the crimes in this case, suspect Glendon Gouker , now 46, was sentenced in 2013 to serve life in

Read more at: http://www.pawhuskajournalcapital.com/news/20171022/true-crime-show-to-profile-prague-murder-kidnapping-case

True-crime show to profile Prague murder, kidnapping case

Back in 2010, a homicide and kidnapping case in Prague made local headlines, as did formal charges and the sentencing of the suspect in 2013.

Back in 2010, a homicide and kidnapping case in Prague made local headlines, as did formal charges and the sentencing of the suspect in 2013.

Now, seven years later, that case will be profiled at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 on a national television show, “Dead Silent,” which airs on true-crime network Investigation Discovery.

The case involves the murder of Ethan Walton and the kidnapping of his girlfriend.

The show will profile the story and the woman’s escape, and will include interviews with her, as well as Ethan’s mother and local law enforcement, including Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Palmer and District Attorney Richard Smothermon.

For the crimes in this case, suspect Glendon Gouker , now 46, was sentenced in 2013 to serve life in

Read more at: http://www.news-star.com/news/20171022/true-crime-show-to-profile-prague-murder-kidnapping-case