Cold Case Investigations  

Go Back   Cold Case Investigations > The Zodiac Killer > Possible Victims

Possible Victims ...The S.F. Police could have caught me last night if they had searched the park properly in stead of holding road races with their motorcicles seeing who could make the most noise......

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-20-2008, 12:56 AM
Starless's Avatar
Starless Starless is offline
Miss Killjoy
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 19,761

From an article January 11, 1974:

Frank E. Mowczan, 20, and Alvin L. Prater, 27, Eureka, pleaded no contest to charges of theft and had charges of strongarm robbery and theft with a prior conviction dismissed at the motion of the District Attorney. The pair was sentenced to six months in county jail with credit for time served.

They are charged with robbing Christopher D. Roark and Robert F. Crupp in a parking lot at Ninth and G Streets ecember 25
Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2008, 01:17 AM
Starless's Avatar
Starless Starless is offline
Miss Killjoy
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 19,761

From 1975:

Alvin and Mry Ellm Prjttr
On Aug. 25, the bloody bodies of a newly
married Santa Rosa couple were discovered at
the end of Old Vallecitos Road in Sunol. Their
assailant or assailants have never been captured.
A motorcyclist found the bodies of Prater,
26, and his bride of two weeks, Mary Ellen, 20,
with their hands shackled tightly behind their
backs. They had .Caliber bullets in their
Prater was a former convict with a long
record involving sale of narcotics, armed
robber}', burglary and theft, and a warrant
was out for his arrest at the time of his death.
Their red Triumph was apparently stolen,
and it was found later, hotwired and abandoned,
in Oakland. Case unsolved.
Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2010, 09:46 AM
morf13 morf13 is online now
Join Date: May 2009
Location: NJ
Posts: 87
Default Re: Alvin and Mary Ellen Prater

The police suspect that this was drug related, and they have a suspect, but could never prove it
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ellen Linda Akers OM1995 SHOWCASE FORUM 28 09-21-2012 05:55 PM
Jean Ellen Caccavaro, VT, 1977 - Still Missing? Texaskowgirl Seeking Answers 5 10-11-2009 06:53 PM
Candy Ellen Srichandr Starless WANTED FUGITIVES 0 11-03-2007 01:42 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Any and All work done on this forum,, is the property of the members therein. This does not include newspaper articles.