A neighbor of Cindy Lou Beck, who manipulated Andrew Jondle into the murder of his parents, says the thought that went into the crimes, as well as the fact that the Jondles seemed like good parents, made the situation "atrocious" and "extremely evil."
Former DA Stan Butterfield says that the Jondle murders likely wouldn't have happened without Cindy Lou Beck. Still, Andrew Jondle was far from an innocent victim: Butterfield recalls at least two alternate plans Andrew had for disposing of his parents' bodies, including using a cattle chute to trample them to nothing.
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Although Ian Allen tried to take the blame for killing Barbara Mullenix, investigators knew she had been stabbed with three different knives, and eventually got him to admit his girlfriend, Rachel's, involvement.
Det. Sgt. David Byington says he and a lot of other veteran investigators, who have seen their share of brutality, were shocked when they saw Barbara Mullenix's body. How could a daughter do this to her mother? they wondered.
On the Southern California coast's "riviera," the calm is shattered by a gruesome find: Barbara Mullenix's body is discovered with what appears to be a butter knife sticking out of the eye socket. Police have no ID at first, but hope that knife, as well as a bloody folding knife discovered with the body, might lead them to a suspect.
Appeals Court Judge Lynn Slaby dissented with his court's reversal of Cynthia George's conviction, which was sent back to the trial court. There's a small but significant difference between aiding and abetting, and conspiracy and complicity, he says.