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Episode 11: Homeboy Wrote Camaro

Updated: Sep 17, 2019

The 1990s played host to serial killers across the US but the Pacific Northwest seemed to be a hotbed. In Spokane, Washington sex workers started turning up dead across the city. For more than a decade police searched searched for the killer, only to realize everything wasn’t as it seemed. How many serial killers can one city host?  Join Emily and Alisha as they discuss the Spokane Killers.


Robert Lee Yates with Family

Robert Lee Yates as "decorated war hero"

Robert Lee Yates with a tearful court appearance

An example of the .25 caliber Raven hand gun

The known 16 victims of Robert Lee Yates

Robert Lee Yates Victims

Patrick Oliver discovered July 13, 1975

Susan Savage discovered July 13, 1975

Stacy E. Hawn discovered December 28, 1988

Shannon Zielinski discovered June 14, 1996

Patricia Barnes discovered August 25, 1996

Heather Hernandez discovered August 26, 1997

Jennifer Joseph discovered August 26, 1997

Darla Scott discovered November 5, 1997

Melinda Mercer discovered December 7, 1997

Shawn Johnson discovered December 18, 1997

Shawn A. McClenahan discovered December 26, 1997

Laurie Wason discovered December 26, 1997

Sunny Oster discovered February 8, 1998

Linda Daveys discovered April 1, 1998

Linda M. Maybin discovered April 1, 1998

Melody Murfin discovveredMay 12, 1998

Michelyn Derning discovered July 7, 1998

Connie LaFontaine discovered Ellis October 13, 1998



Douglas Perry after one of his early arrests


Donna Perry in court

The known victims of Douglas Perry

Douglas (Donna) Perry Victims (left to right)

Nikkie Lowe

Yolanda Sapp

Kathleen Brisbois


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Sources

The Spokane Killer 

Jack Smith

Maplewood Publishing


Body Count

Burl Barer 

Pinnacle Books


Murder in Spokane

Mark Fuhrman

Cliff Street Books

 

Murderpedia

http://murderpedia.org/male.Y/y/yates-robert-lee.htm


The Spokane Murders

Margot Hornblower

http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,49462,00.html


Police Looking for Worldwide Trail of Death

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2000/05/21/police-looking-for-worldwide-trail-of-death/bd4007d9-6f8c-48d9-b8f9-1a5080fe85ab/?utm_term=.faa5bb211c2e


Robert Lee Yates is the Most Deranged Killer You’ve Never Heard of

https://www.ranker.com/list/robert-lee-yates-facts/laura-allan


SPOKANE: Prosecutor: Yates will plead guilty to 13 murders

https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/2000/10-17/0036_spokane__prosecutor__yates_will_p.html


SPOKANE KILLINGS: Officers around state continue looking at Yates

https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/2000/10-21/0054_spokane_killings__officers_around.html


Donna Perry’s attorney rips state’s evidence as triple murder trial begins

https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/jun/09/donna-perrys-attorney-rips-states-evidence-as-trip/


A Gender Variance Who's Who

https://zagria.blogspot.com/2018/01/donna-perry-1952-convicted-of-murder.html#.XPN7Ti2ZOfU


Cellmate of transgender murder suspect says Donna Perry claimed to have killed dozens

https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/jun/23/cellmate-of-transgender-murder-suspect-says-donna-/


YouTube

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