Other Local High Profile Cases

George Howard Putt

Ernest Earl Stubblefield
  • In May 25, 1982 Stubblefield broke into an east Memphis family’s home and kidnapped on of their children. He was charged in the kidnapping of Leslie Marie Gattas after pleading guilty in court. He accepted a state offer of 30 years in prison for the kidnapping. The judge also sentenced Stubblefield, to five years in prison on a charge of first-degree burglary for entering the Gattas home. 
  • Check out an article about this case: http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2007/May/25/may-25-2007/weeblylink_new_window

West Memphis 3
  • Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, were convicted of killing three West Memphis second graders in 1994. Baldwin and Misskelley were sentenced to life in prison, and Echols was sentenced to death after a highly publicized trial.
  • Check out this website about the case:http://www.wm3.org/weeblylink_new_window

 Mary Winkler

Taylor Bradford Murder

Jeffery Scott

Lester Street Murders

Harry Coleman