Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Carlton Gary: The Columbus, Georgia Stocking Strangler


Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, October 17, 1994, "Gary Jury Members Recall The Ordeal."

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, October 31, 1997, "Strangler Not Likely to Die on Monday."

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, November 4, 1997, "'Stocking Strangler' Avoids Execution."

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The author thanks John R. Martin and William J. Smith for interviews.

Chitwood, Tim, "Gary Lawyer Wants Teeth As Evidence," Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Nov. 19, 2005.

"DNA is break in '75 case," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aug. 24, 2007.

Hyatt, Richard, "Comparison of Bite Mark to Proceed, Judge Rules," Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, May 23, 2006.

Rose, David, "Terminate with extreme prejudice," The Observer, June 13, 2004.

Cook, Rhonda, and Bill Rankin. "Gary's execution is halted. State high court orders judge to consider request for DNA testing." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 17, 2009.

"DNA Links Georgia Killer to Local 1975 Murder Case." Clear Channel Broadcasting, August 23, 2007.

Morris, Mike, and Bill Rankin. "In Brief: Execution date set for Columbus Strangler." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 4, 2009.

Rankin, Bill. "Condemned man seeking DNA test. His execution date is set for Dec. 16. He denies he's the Columbus stocking strangler." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 8, 2009.

Rankin, Bill. "DNA tests set for 'Stocking Strangler' evidence. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 20, 2010.

Rankin, Bill. "Tests cast doubt on 'Strangler' murders. Convicted serial killer's DNA doesn't match evidence from 1 victim." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 14, 2010.

Torpy, Bill. "Mystery surfaces in serial killings; DNA test results raise questions about whom convict killed in '70s." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 19, 2010.


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