Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Murder by the Book: The Murder of Karyn Slover


"Attorney: Letter withheld from Slover Defense," Associated Press, June 12, 2002.

Cohen, S. "CSI Pros Look to Dog DNA to Help Solve Murders."

"Decatur Editor Held in Contempt for Refusal to Turn over Photos," Associated Press, September 8, 2000.

Dennis, Jan. "Testimony Begins in Slover Custody Case," Associated Press, October 21, 2002.

"Murder, Aftermath Leave a 9-year-old in Limbo," Associated Press, November 24, 2002.

"Judge Terminates Parental Rights in Slover Case," Associated Press, October 7, 2003.

"Dismemberment Trial Set to Begin," Pantagraph, April 9, 2002.

"Geologist Links Concrete Found with Victim to Suspect's Car Lot," Associated Press, April 30, 2002.

"Judge Finds Sister-in-law Complicit in Karyn Slover Killing," Associated Press, August 28, 2003.

Kelly, John. "Police say Three-year-old Mystery Ends with Arrest of Woman's Ex-husband, former In-laws," Associated Press, January 29, 2000.

Loos, Ralph. "Police Search Home of Slover's Boyfriend," The State Journal Register, Oct. 4, 1996.

Mahr, Joe. "Worst Fears Come True in Decatur," The State Journal Register, Oct. 1, 1996.

"Slover Investigation Yielding Little; Authorities believe Woman knew her Killer," The State Journal Register, October 2, 1996.

"Woman's Body Discovered in Lake Decatur," The State Journal Register, March 8, 1998.

"Ex-husband, In-laws Charged in '96 Slaying," The State Journal Register, January 29, 2000.

"Murder Defendants seek Online Button Experts," Associated Press, May 25, 2001.

Murray, R. C. Evidence from the Earth: Forensic Geology and Criminal Investigation. Missoula, MT: Mountain, 2004.

"New Fingerprint Check Sought in Decade-old Decatur Murder," Associated Press, December 13, 2006.

"One of Three Suspects in Slover Murder asks to Represent Himself at Trial, Associated Press, February 3, 2000.

"Police fear Decatur Woman Abducted," The State Journal Register, September 29, 1996.

Potter, Stephanie. "Appeals Court Uphold Guilty Verdicts in Slover Case," Herald & Review, July 1, 2005.

"Reasonable Doubt: Guilty or Innocent," Discovery, January 29, 2005.

Rhodes, Dusty. "Karyn's Killers?" Illinois Times, October 6, 2005.

Strait, Jason. "Expert Links Dog DNA to Murder Suspects," Associated Press, May 1, 2002.

"Jury Begins Deliberations in Decatur Murder Trial," Associated Press, May 17, 2002.

"Prosecutors say dog DNA, cinders link suspects to Murder," Associated Press, May 15, 2002.

"Six Years After Killing, Three Family Members Found Guilty of Murder," Associated Press, May 18, 2002.


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