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Raymond and ruth ann ritter

Ruth Ann and Raymond Ritter

Real Name: Raymond and Ruth Ann Ritter
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Woodstock, Illinois
Date: August 21, 1988

Colleen ritter


Details: Raymond and Ruth Ann Ritter were the parents of Colleen Ritter who dated Richard Church, but she later broke off their relationship. On August 21, 1988, he broke into their home and brutally attacked her and her family, leaving them near death. Sustaining over twenty stab wounds, only Colleen and her brother, Michael, managed to survive, but Richard has yet to be brought to justice. His truck was subsequently discovered abandoned in West Hollywood, California.
Suspects: Richard Church

Richard church

Richard Church

Extra Notes: This case first aired on the November 7, 1990 episode. It was also featured on America's Most Wanted.
Results: Captured. Richard was subsequently arrested in a fast food restaurant in Salt Lake City after three years on the run. He plead guilty to the murders and was sentenced to life in prison.
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