Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

David Spanbauer, Serial Child Killer and Rapist


"Assembly Ok's Life For 2-time Molesters," Capital Times, November 6, 1997.

"Attorney:  Combine Charges: Suspect is tied to Other Murders," Capital Times, November 26, 1994

Brinkman, Phil.  "Prosecutor:  Spanbauer got Lenient Sentence Here," Wisconsin State Journal, November 24, 1994.

Callender, David. "He'll Run as Avenging Angel," Capital Times, February 19, 2002.

Callender, David. Rose TV Ad Is Ripped As 'shameful', Slain Girl's Kin Makes Pitch," Capital Times, March 31, 1999.

Callender, David. "Truth in Sentencing Gets Push," Capital Times, May 28, 1997.

Collar, Jim.  "Spanbauer Laid to Rest by Family," Oshkosh Northwestern, August 3, 2002.

"Cora's Killer Pleads Guilty," Capital Times, December 09, 1994.

Culhane, Ed. Wilson, Dan, "'Pure evil' Serial Killer Spanbauer Dead at 61." The Post-Crescent, July 30, 2002.

"Diligent police nabbed one suspect, but more at large," The Post-Crescent, August 07, 2002.

"Family and Friends Recall Cora's Life," Capital Times, September 06, 1995.

Garza, Jesse.  "Serial killer Dies in Prison," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 30, 2002

Jaeger, Richard A. "Officer Leery of Spanbauer's Confessions," Wisconsin State Journal, November 26, 1994.

Jones, Richard P. "Victims fight for truth in sentencing Woman attacked by sex offender Spanbauer backs governor's plan," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 9, 1997.

"Killer Returned To State, Counters Deal For Confessions," Capital Times, May 2, 2001.

"Killer Spanbauer Dies in State Prison," Wisconsin State Journal, July 30, 2002.

  "Killer Spanbauer Dies," Capital Times, July 30, 2002

Lampert Smith, Susan. "Killer Spanbauer Put Away for Good; Judge Asks What Hellish 'Cesspool' He 'Slithered' From," Wisconsin State Journal, December 21, 1994.

Lampert Smith, Susan. "Records Tell Spanbauer's Tale; Trouble Began Early for Rapist, Murderer," Wisconsin State Journal, December 26, 1994.

Lampert Smith, Susan. "Police Search Area in Dismembered Woman's Death," Wisconsin State Journal, August 3, 1999.

Lampert Smith, Susan. "Police Search Area in Dismembered Woman's Death," Wisconsin State Journal, August 3, 1999.

"Man Admits Killing Wisconsin Girls, Cops Say," Chicago Tribune, November 24, 1994.

  "Mother of Woman Who Disappeared Five Years Ago Hopes For Answers," Wisconsin State Journal, August 20, 1997.

  "Parolee is Charged in Wisconsin Slaying," Chicago Tribune, November 24, 1994.

  "Ripon Couple Plan to Sell 'Murder' Car," Capital Times, December 07, 1994

Seely, Ron.  "Charges Filed in Murder of Cora Jones, 12; Confessed Killer's Hearing

Low-Key," Wisconsin State Journal, November 29, 1994.

Seely, Ron. "Richland County Suspect Released: Still Charged With Altering his Vehicle ID," Wisconsin State Journal, November 30, 1994.

Segall, Cary. "Court Backs Media On Inmate Records," Wisconsin State Journal, November 21, 1996.

Segall, Cary. "Court Backs Media on Inmate Records," Wisconsin State Journal, November 21, 1996.

"Senate Passes Stricter Child-sex Offenses Bill, Two Convictions Would Mean Life," Wisconsin State Journal, April 29, 1998.

"Serial Killer's Earlier Target Tells Her Story, Rape Survivor Pushes Victim Rights" Capital Times, April 26, 2001.

"Serial killer's earlier victim tells her story," Associated Press, April 26, 2001.

"Slaying Suspect Also Charged in Sex Assault," Chicago Tribune, December 06, 1994.

"Spanbauer Returned To Wisconsin," Wisconsin State Journal, May 3, 2001.

"Spanbauer Probably Won't Get Funeral," Wisconsin State Journal, August 1, 2002

  "Spanbauer Buried near Prison," Associated Press, August 2, 2002.

"Spanbauer's Arrest Brings Relief," Wisconsin State Journal, November 29, 1994.

"Spanbauer's Crimes Detailed," Wisconsin State Journal, November 25, 1994.

"Spanbauer's Capturer Gets Reward, Apology," Wisconsin State Journal, December 26, 1994.

"Spanbauer Sent Back to Prison," Wisconsin State Journal, January 13, 1995.

"Spanbauer Helps Cops Find Murder Weapon," Wisconsin State Journal, December 9, 1998.

"Suspect Sketch Kept Under Wrap," Capital Times, December 02, 1994

Thompson, Andy. "Killer left a legal legacy," The Post-Crescent, August 4, 2002.

Thompson, Andy.  "Kaufert: Serial killer was Impetus for State Laws," The Post-Crescent, August 7, 2002.


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