Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Murder of Howard Appledorf


The author thanks Bob Bates, Ron Schmidt, Liz Sloan, Gretl Plessinger, Jane Tillman and William N. DiCarlis for interviews and the Gainesville Police Department for furnishing its report on the Howard Appledorf case.

Art and Culture.

Gainesville Sun. "Stalker Sent to Mental Ward." June 3, 1995.

Greenberg, David. "UF Professor Recalls Run-In with Killers." Gainesville Sun. March 17, 1995.

Lerner, Michael A., Linda R. Prout, Wares, Donna. "The Junk-Food Murder." Newsweek. September 20, 1982.

MacMullan, Jackie. "Roslindale Father: The Kid Is Sick." The Boston Globe. September 9, 1982.

Matchan, Linda. "Kids Have To Be Carefully Taught Good Food Habits." The Boston Globe. March 3, 1982.

Maull, Samuel. "Fashion Designer's Alleged Stalker Arrested Again." The New York Beacon. April 7, 1995.

McCall, Cheryl. "The Fateful Odyssey of Three Teenage Runaways May Take Them to Florida's Death Row for Murder." People. January 10, 1983.

Moses, Paul. "3 Held In New York For Murder Of Florida Junk Food Professor." The Boston Globe. September 8, 1982.

Nutrition Today. "Howard Appledorf, Popular U. of Florida Nutritionist, Victim of Bizarre Ritual Murder." January/February 1983.

Letters. May/June 1983.

Paul Everson Résumé

The Boston Globe. "3 Who Tried To Forge Professor's Name Sought For Questioning In His Murder." September 7, 1982.

The New York Times. "Nutrition Professor Is Found Slain Amid Food at Florida Apartment." September 7, 1982.

"3 Sought in Ritual Killing Arrested in Manhattan." September 8, 1982.

"Three Arraigned In New York In Ritualistic Florida Slaying." September 9, 1982.

"2 Charged With Murder of Florida Professor." September 11, 1982.

"2 Sentenced in Slaying Of Professor in Florida." July 22, 1983.

"Youth Who Watched Doctor Slain in Florida Is Sentenced." October 13, 1983.

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