Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods



Preparation of this article included official police reports, records, photographs and other documents from the Onondaga County Sheriff's Department, interviews with Detective Jack F. Schmidt and the following sources:

Fish, Mike. Chamber of Horrors, May 4, 2003; Dungeon is Cold, Smelly, Dirty; No Matter How Loudly the Women Screamed, They Could Not be Heard Outside, June 11, 2003; The Post-Standard (Syracuse).

Fish, Mike and McAndrew, Mike. Out of Bunker and Into Karaoke Bar: Jamelske Stayed Very Close as 16 Year Old Sang Songs, Say Bar Workers; April 24, 2003; Post-Standard (Syracuse).

Hampson, Rick.  Abductions Spark Disbelief. May 1, 2003, USA Today.  

Slave Burial Ground-Cops Hunting More Victims of Sex Fiend, April 12, 2003; Dungeon Master-1st Look at Creepy Sex-Slave Suspect, April 29, 2003; Syracuse Sex Slave Slams Do-Nothing Cops, April 30, 2003; New York Post.

Jacobs, Andrew. Town Loner Charged in Chilling Case of Sexual Captivity, April 19, 2003; Man Gets 18 Years to Life For Holding Women Captive, July 16, 2003; New York Times.

Kidnapping, Imprisonment, Rape and Torture, The Empire State Sheriff, Vol. 14, No. 1 2003

Twisted Millionaire's Victims Speak Out, CNN Larry King Live, aired August 27, 2004.

McAndrew, Mike. Town Cited Jamelske for Junk, June 14, 2003, The Post-Standard (Syracuse).

McAndrew, Mike and Fish, Mike. John T. Jamleske: The Unfolding Story, May 18, 2003, The Post-Standard (Syracuse).

O'Hara, Jim. Jamelske Gets 18 to Life; Reign of Terror Is Over, July 15, 2003; Face to Face For Six Hours, July 16, 2003;  Jamelske On Growing Up, Marriage, Sex and Cruisin', July 17, 2003; The Post-Standard (Syracuse).

Onondaga County Sheriff's Department, case file # 88-091286, # 95-047680,

# 01-207410, # 03-204840.

Dungeon Built For First Victim, Who Was Captive the Longest, June 11, 2003; Jamelske: I Helped Save the Woman, July 16, 2003; Victims: He's a Sick, Evil Man Who Should Die in Jail, July 16, 2003;  The Post-Standard (Syracuse).

Smalley, Suzanne and Mnookin, Seth. A House of Horrors: In New York, Runaways Tell Story of Nightmarish Abuse, May 5, 2003; Newsweek.

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