Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Alton Coleman & Debra Brown: Odyssey of Mayhem


Chicago Tribune
July 22, 1984, Police Bask In Glory Of Fugitives' Arrests

Detroit Free Press
Thursday, June 28, 1984, FBI, Police Search For Slaying Suspect
July 4, 1984, Unsuspecting Residents Aid 2 Fugitives, FBI Says
Friday, July 6, 1984, Mother Fears 'Some Kind Of Spell'
July 15, 1984,Mother Frets For Daughter With Fugitive
July 15, 1984,  Alton Coleman 'Smooth As Silk': Police Say Fugitive Has Frustrated Justice
July 21, 1984, Alton Coleman Held In Illinois: Bond Set At $25 Million Cash
July 21, 1984, The Chase For Alton Coleman

Associated Press
February 13, 1987, 1984 Midwest Crime Spree Continues To Exact Price In Pain

The Indianapolis Star
August 30, 1991,  Murder Spree Conviction Upheld
November 17, 1991, Confession From A Killer: Did Police Cross The Line?
February 3, 1998, Lone Woman On State's Death Row Is In Ohio
April 25, 2000, High Court Edict May Aid State Death Row Inmate: Justices Tell Court To Restudy Sentence Of Murderer Who Claims He Received Ineffective Legal Counsel.