He was detained by his kidnapper in Mendocino County, California until the age of 14 and returned to his family after it was discovered that he was bringing another Parnell victim, Timothy White, back to his him. same family. Stayner died in a motorcycle accident in 1989 while cycling home from work.
Stayner, 41, faces the death penalty for the murder of Carole Sund, her daughter, and her Argentine friend Silvina Pelosso, 16, on July 15 when she lived in the motel where she worked as a handyman outside Yosemite in February 1999 - National Parks has been working since the murders in August.
Stayner later said that as a child he dreamed of killing women and that lawyers argued in court that he suffered from mental illness, childhood sexual abuse and trauma after his siblings were kidnapped. Stayner was sentenced to death for all four murders.
Parnell was charged with kidnapping of Stayner and White, but not with sexual ■■■■■■■. He was convicted of the two kidnappings and served five years of his seven-year prison term. Edward Murphy, Parnell’s accomplice in Stayner’s kidnapping, was sentenced to five years in prison and two years in prison.
Mr. White was ■■■■■■ Thursday in Newhall, Los Angeles County, where he had served as a sheriff since 2005. When he was 6, Timothy White testified in the attempted kidnapping of Mr. Parnell.
Ashley Stayner daughter Steven Stayner Jr. son
MERCED - A Mercedes park now houses an eight-foot statue honoring Steven Stayner, who escaped from inmate as a teenager and rescued another young victim in 1980. Stayner was kidnapped and held captive by pedophile Kenneth Parnell at the age of 7 years. and was sexually raped for seven years.