Wednesday, April 16, 2014
David Richmond the real Timothy Dolan
Thanks so much for your tips. This one was submitted to me from a reader. Upon researching it further and confirming that this was the basis, I am now posting it. Thanks so much guys!!!
Plot: A mother (Patty Duke) goes to Chicago to try to find her son (Robert Floyd) who has suddenly quit contacting her and can't be reached.
Reality: On September 6, 1992, in the early morning hours, Michele Roger brutally murdered David A. Richmond, her lover. Roger stabbed Richmond while he was sleeping, because she wanted to terminate their relationship. After stabbing him at least 2 additional times while they struggled, Roger, not knowing whether he was alive or not, left their home to go to her parents, where they cleaned her up and discussed what to do over coffee. Roger and her father returned to the condo to find that Richmond was "no longer alive".
During the daylight hours of the 6th of September, the Roger family removed Richmond's body by wrapping it in bloody carpeting cut from their bedroom floor. The body was then burned, the remains mixed with cement, and the the hardened result dumped into the Atlantic Ocean, from their boat, by Mr. Roger and his son.
Michele Roger is currently serving a 17 year sentence in the Florida Correctional System, for the murder of David Richmond. Roger is eligible for release from prison in the year 2006.
Agnes Roger, Michelle's mother "claimed" she saw David put his finger in her nostrils, pull her hair, and bite on her lips.
In 1999 Michele won clemency and had her 17 year sentence commuted to probation.
"She hopes to raise dogs for the visually impaired and wants to study to be a veterinary assistant," her mother, Agnes Roger of Oviedo, wrote in a letter to then-Gov. Lawton Chiles in September. "My daughter will be living at home with me and my husband." (Orlando Sentinel, Rene Struzman 1999)
Posted by Traciy Curry-Reyes at 6:33 PM