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.