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Michael Cade – Olathe Murderer, Kidnapper & Rapist

michael cade, olathe kansas murder, kidnapping and rapistThe Investigation Discovery Channel is featuring this case on an episode of Ice Cold Killers to air this Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016 at 7pm CT.

Michael Cade, 21 at the time, turned the small town of Olathe, Kansas upside down with his actions the night of January 28th, 1983.

He’s a monster. – Paul Duffield

Cade has said he randomly selected John and Carole Duffield’s Olathe home to break into and reign terror on. He entered the home with a two-pound hammer, beating 15 year-old Paul Duffield and leaving him for dead, before moving on to his next child victim. He beat 12 year-old Janelle to death with the same hammer. Kelly, the Duffield’s 17 year-old daughter was forced from the house by Cade. Her body was found 10 days later at Frisco Lake. She had been raped, beaten and left to die alone, in a drainage ditch.

Cade was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and one count each of rape, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, aggravated burglary and robbery.

Under today’s laws, Cade would be eligible for the death penalty. However, with no death penalty in Kansas at the time, he was sentenced to life and eligible for parole. His first opportunity came in 1998 and again in 2008. Denied both times, with campaigns against his release being led by the Duffield family. His next chance happens in 2018.

John Duffield passed in 1998 and Carole in 2011. All deceased members of the Duffields are laid to rest at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Olathe, KS.

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Derek Owens Charged with Murder 1 – Laura Coltrane?

Derek Owens is currently sitting in Johnson County lockup charged with First Degree Murder. His Facebook states he is in a relationship with Laura Coltrane. Laura Coltrane, of Olathe, has been found and identified dead.

Olathe Police found Laura Coltrane dead after being called last Friday. Originally classified as a “death investigation”, police upgraded it to a homicide on Saturday and that is when Owens was picked up and booked.

Laura’s MySpace page says:
First and foremost, I would like to meet Jesus. But,if I could meet a famous celebrity it would have to be either Shamar Moore, Lil Wayne, T.O., or David Beckham. They are some of the most beautiful and talented people ALIVE.

Derek and Laura had a discussion back and forth on Facebook about her “frontin'” on him on FB. Well, Mr. Owens, no worries on that happening any time again…

Owens will be in front of a Judge on Tues Feb 22, 2011 on charges of Murder First. Court records show he had Domestic Battery charges dropped against him on Feb 4, 2011.

A friend comment from his Facebook page:

You are mean to Laura! : / If you are gonna be rude to her then why don’t you just leave and quit wastin’ both of ya time. She’s sweet…no crybaby, no bitch.
October 26, 2010 at 10:20pm

I am sure there is much more to come in on this story.

Last Name First Name Middle Name Race Sex DOB Address City State Zip
OWENS DEREK DEON B M 06/14/81 616 S LAKEHURST DR APT #A OLATHE KS 66061
CFN Booking Number Booking Officer Booking Date Booking Time Agency Arresting Officer Arrest Date Arrest Time
113863 11002089 1336 02/19/11 02:47 KS0460500 PETERS/OLPD 02/18/11 13:06
Charge Charge Desc Charge Type Charge Level Dispo Bond Warrant
21-3401 MURDER 1ST DEGREE F OG TC $0.00
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Zoey Zane killer gets Life w/o Parole

Isreal Mireles was convicted of killing Emily Sander, aka Porn Model Zoey Zane.Zoey Zane was a teen porn model. Emily Sander, born in Olathe, was a student at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas.

Much to the family’s surprise, Emily was Zoey.

Today they are both dead.

Isreal Mireles and Emily Saunder were last seen leaving an east El Dorado bar together on the night of November 23, 2007.  That would be the last time Sander was seen alive.

Isreal Mireles worked as a waiter in an Italian restaurant in El Dorado. It was a at a motel room next to this restaurant that blood was found in Mireles’ room. Sander’s car was found still parked at the bar and the rental car Mireles was driving was found abandoned on November 27, 2007 in Vernon Tx where he had relatives.

Sander’s body was found six days after her disappearance, on November 29, 50 miles east of El Dorado.

24-year-old Mireles was captured by Mexican Police with his pregnant 16 yo girlfriend in Mexico on December 19, 2007.

The trial for Mireles was held the week of February 8-12, 2010. He was charged with capital murder, rape and aggravated criminal sodomy. He was convicted on February 12, 2010 of rape and capital murder; the aggravated sodomy charge was dropped as part of the capital murder charge. On March 31st, 2010, he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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