Known victims of Kenneth Allen McDuff

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May the martyrs come to welcome you on your way,
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Marcus Dunnam

Marcus DunnamMarcus Dunnam was visiting his cousin, Robert Brand, at the Brand home in Alvarado, Texas, during the day and night of August 6, 1966. He had been visiting his grandmother in Fort Worth. Marcus liked to play the drums.

Louise Sullivan

Louise SullivanLouise Sullivan was a beautiful and popular student at Everman High School. She volunteered to work on Sundays in the daycare center of her church. She was murdered by Kenneth Allen McDuff on August 6, 1966 while on an outing with her boyfriend, Robert Brand, and hhis cousin, Marcus Dunnam.

Regenia Moore

Regenia MooreRegenia DeAnn Moore was abducted and murdered during the evening of October 15, 1991. She was last seen in McDuff's pickup truck in an area of Waco called "The Cut." Her body was recovered on September 30, 1998 near a creek north and east of Waco.

Valencia Joshua

Valencia JoshuaValencia Kay Joshua was a native of Arlington, Texas. She was last seen alive on the campus of the Texas State Technical Institute knocking on the window of Kenneth McDuff's dorm room. Her body was recovered a few months later in a heavily wooded area near the campus.

Robert Brand

Robert BrandRobert Brand lived with his parents in Alvarado, Texas and was a high school student. During the early evening of August 6, 1966, he and Marcus Dunnam got into a 1957 Ford and drove to Everman to visit Robert's girlfriend, Louise Sullivan. Robert loved to play the guitar.

Brenda Thompson

Brenda ThompsonBrenda Thompson was abducted and murdered during the evening of October 10, 1991. She was last seen screaming and trying to kick out the windshield of Kenneth McDuff's pickup truck. Her body was not recovered until October 3, 1998, in a heavily wooded area approximately 9 miles north of Waco.

Colleen Reed

Colleen ReedColleen Reed was a native of Ville Platte, Louisiana, and a resident of Austin, Texas, on the night of December 29, 1991 when she was kidnapped from a carwash in Austin. She was a very popular accountant for the Lower Colorado River Authority. Her body was recovered on the banks of the Brazos River, just outside of Marlin, Texas, the county seat of McDuff's native Falls County, Texas.

Melissa Ann Northrup

Melissa NorthrupMelissa Ann Northrup worked at a convenience store at the corner of New Road and Interstate Highway 35 just south of Waco. On the night of February 29, 1992, Kenneth McDuff kidnapped her from the store. She was the dutiful mother of two small children and was pregnant for her third. Her body was located 51 days later in southeast Dallas County in Texas.

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