E101: David Stephen Middleton

This week Beth and Wendy discuss David Stephen Middleton, an ex-cop turned serial killer. He murdered at least two women, probably more.

We thank the listeners (3:11) and begin our story (8:30).  We dive into the setting (10:05), the killers early life (15:30) and the timeline (18:13).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (37:18), the trial (53:02), followed by “Where are they now?”(54:00). We get into our Take Aways and what we think made the perp snap (58:20).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (1:02:45) and some shout outs (1:06:00).  

Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive guys, it’s crazy out there!

Sponsors

(29:40) Civilrights.org
#andstillIvote

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/civilandhumanrights

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/civilrightsorg/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/civilrightsorg

Where to find us:

Our Facebook page is Fruitloopspod and our discussion group is Fruitloopspod Discussion on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/groups/fruitloopspod/

We are also on Twitter and Instagram @fruitloopspod

Please send any questions or comments to fruitloopspod@gmail.com or leave us a voicemail at 602-935-6294.  We just might read your email or play your voicemail on the show!

Want to Support the show?

You can support the show by rating and reviewing Fruitloops on iTunes, or anywhere else that you get your podcasts from.  We would love it if you gave us 5 stars!

You can make a donation on the Cash App

https://cash.me/$fruitloopspod

Or become a monthly Patron through our Podbean Patron page

https://patron.podbean.com/fruitloopspod

Articles/Websites

Murderpedia. (n.d.). David Stephen Middleton. Murderpedia, the Encyclopedia of Murderers. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/middleton-david-stephen.htm

Find Law. (11/25/1998). MIDDLETON v. STATE. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from
https://caselaw.findlaw.com/nv-supreme-court/1091373.html

Lofholm, Nancy. (06/21/2000). Donohue suspect pleads guilty, admits lying. Denver Post. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://extras.denverpost.com/news/news0621j.htm

Corona, Marcella. (01/10/2019). A look back: 12 notorious Reno murder cases that ended up in court. Reno Gazette Journal. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://www.rgj.com/story/news/crime/2019/01/10/reno-top-most-notorious-murder-cases-ended-up-court/1042642001/

Las Vegas Sun. (07/28/1999). Accessory charges filed in Buffy Rice Donohue slaying. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://lasvegassun.com/news/1999/jul/28/accessory-charges-filed-in-buffy-rice-donohue-slay/

Oakley, Matt, Crouse, Tammy and Bittmann, Tara.  David Stephen Middleton, “The Cable Guy. Department of Psychology Radford University. Radford, VA 24142-6946.  Retrieved on 11/7/2020 from URL https://murderpedia.org/male.M/images/middleton_david_s/info.pdf

Omer, Sevil. (06/23/1995). Middleton Accused of 2 Killings. Reno Gazette Journal. Retrieved 11/07/2020 from https://www.newspapers.com/image/153369082/

Omer, Sevil. (06/23/1995). Powell’s Mother Suing Cable Firm. Reno Gazette Journal. Retrieved 11/07/2020 from https://www.newspapers.com/image/153371288/

Washburn University School of Law. (09/21/2004). Donohue v Hoey. Retrieved 11/07/2020 from http://ca10.washburnlaw.edu/cases/2004/09/02-1405.htm

Books

Kaye, J. (2008). Beware of the cable guy: From cop to serial killer. Palm Springs, CA: Polimedia Books.

Podcasts

Jesse and Greg (Hosts). (7/4/2019).  93: David Middleton [Audio podcast]. Retrieved on 11/6/2020 from https://serialchillers.libsyn.com/93-david-middleton

Video

The New Detectives. (11/17/1998). S4 E2 “Traces of Guilt”. Discovery.

Very Bad Men. (05/20/2014). S3E10 “Badge of Terror”. Investigation Discovery.

History

History.com. (03/13/2019). Boston: A City Steeped in U.S. History. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://www.history.com/topics/us-states/boston-massachusetts

Boston USA. (n.d.). Black Heritage Trail. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://www.bostonusa.com/things-to-do/sightseeing-and-trails/black-heritage-trail/

Wikipedia contributors. (10/31/2020). History of slavery in Massachusetts. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=History_of_slavery_in_Massachusetts&oldid=986322206

Massachusetts Court Sytem. (n.d.). Massachusetts Constitution and the Abolition of Slavery. Mass.gov. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://www.mass.gov/guides/massachusetts-constitution-and-the-abolition-of-slavery

Wikipedia contributors. (10/21/2020). Montrose, Colorado. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Montrose,_Colorado&oldid=984702864

Wikipedia contributors. (11/06/2020). Reno, Nevada. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Reno,_Nevada&oldid=987422397

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony. (n.d.). History. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from http://www.rsic.org/rsic-history/

Brown, Matthew B. (Jan-Feb 2014). Black History in Nevada. Nevada Magazine. Retrieved 11/09/2020 from https://nevadamagazine.com/issue/january-february-2014/1113/

How Not to Get Murdered

Tip: consider purchasing bear spray in lieu of a gun

Shout Outs

Family Secrets Podcast
https://getpodcast.com/p/family-secrets/family-secrets_girl-planet_07086d7d26

Promo

Murderific Podcast
http://murderific.com/

Music

“Abyss” by Alasen: ●https://soundcloud.com/alasenhttps://twitter.com/icemantraphttps://instagram.com/icemanbass/https://soundcloud.com/therealfrozenguy
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

“Death Row” by Yung Kartz https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Yung_Kartz
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

“On The Go” by Marlene Miller. Used with permission. Find her Facebook and Instagram under SEMNCHY or marlenemiller138@gmail.com

“Cephalopod” & “Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod
Links: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3791-furious-freak
https://incompetech.com/
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Connect with us on:

Twitter @FruitLoopsPod

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fruitloopspod

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Fruitloopspod and https://www.facebook.com/groups/fruitloopspod

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: