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'Messy,' Murderous Story of
John Ackroyd Comes to an End
Dec 11, 2018 2:04 PM CST
'Messy,' Murderous Story of John Ackroyd Comes to an End
The conclusion of the Oregonian/OregonLive's five-part series
- If you've been following the five-part story of John Ackroyd , its conclusion might leave you hanging. Noelle Crombie knows that. "This is a messy story with loose ends and unanswered questions," she writes for the
. Part V opens with Ackroyd in 1993 going to trial for...
He Showed Up
With an Odd Story
Dec 10, 2018 5:30 PM CST
He Showed Up Covered in Dried Blood, With an Odd Story
Part IV of the Oregonian/OregonLive's series on John Ackroyd
- It was a bizarre scene that went unmentioned to authorities for years: Two workers at the state highway shop in Sweet Home, Oregon, saw John Ackroyd pull in uncharacteristically late one night in 1992. The state highway mechanic would swap his truck for a state vehicle at the shop, and...
His Stepdaughter Vanished.
What He Said Was Disturbing
Dec 7, 2018 10:45 AM CST
His Stepdaughter Vanished. What He Said Was Disturbing
Part III of the Oregonian/OregonLive's series on John Ackroyd
- John Ackroyd was no stranger to Oregon police, or even to the district attorney in Jefferson County: The state highway mechanic had been accused of a 1977 rape and a suspect in a 1978 murder , both of which took place near Highway 20. Then, in 1990, his name surfaced again....
A Runner Went Missing, Then
Dec 6, 2018 11:42 AM CST
A Runner Went Missing, Then 'Tantalizing Coincidences'
Part II of the Oregonian/OregonLive's series on John Ackroyd
- Oregon's Highway 20 was John Ackroyd's professional stomping grounds: The state highway mechanic spent his days along the often remote road. He was there on Dec. 24, 1978, the morning Kaye Turner went missing while on an 8-mile run. She and her husband were on a holiday vacation...
Police Didn't Believe Her.
It Was a Fatal Mistake
Dec 5, 2018 11:05 AM CST
Police Didn't Believe Her. It Was a Fatal Mistake
Part I of the 'Oregonian'/OregonLive's investigation into John Ackroyd
- Dead men tell no tales, and John Ackroyd is dead. So the
/OregonLive is going to do the telling for him. Its five-part series "Ghosts of Highway 20" is the result of a years-long investigation into a man who died in 2016 while serving time for one woman'...
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