Columbia Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt was brutally murdered on November 1, 2001, in Columbia, Missouri. Heitholt was attacked in the Tribune parking lot as he left work. His body was discovered next to his car. Heitholt had been struck from behind sustaining multiple head injuries and was strangled with his own belt. Fellow Tribune employee Michael Boyd was the …Read More »
What More Can Be Done to Solve the Kent Heitholt Murder?
(Tenth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene.) The evaluation of the murder of Kent Heitholt has been taken as far as it can with the available information. Several more things can be done by those in charge of the investigation into the murder of Kent …Read More »
McLean County Illinois: Does Innocence Matter?
Injustice Anywhere Radio recently discussed an upcoming event in McLean County, Illinois, called “Does Innocence Matter?,” with event organizers Tam Alex and Andrew DuBois. The Does Innocence Matter? event will shine a spotlight on the history of police and prosecutorial misconduct in McLean County, while highlighting several cases including the Jamie Snow case, an Injustice Anywhere featured case. Jamie Snow was wrongfully …Read More »
A Reconstruction of the Attack on Kent Heitholt
(Ninth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene. The reconstruction in this article seeks to provide a sequence of the attack and strangulation that accounts for the found evidence on the pavement, vehicle, and victim. The reconstruction would likely be modified and enhanced with an opportunity to review …Read More »
Interpreting Markings and Items on the Pavement Near and About the Heitholt Maxima
(Fifth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder in 2001 with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene that has been made available over the Internet.) In any effort to reconstruct a crime scene, one needs to try and ascertain how the area likely was before anything happened as well as what events occurred and …Read More »
No Killer-Specific Identifying Evidence Has Been Developed So Far In Kent Heitholt Murder
(This is the third of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder in 2001. Much of the information reviewed for this article was obtained from transcripts of the 2005 Ryan Ferguson trial posted on the Justice for Ryan Ferguson website. There has been talk of a bloody palm print that might identify the killer. However nothing has been found in the released trial …Read More »