Is Bert Hunter Dead or Alive? Update

In December1988: The authorities found the body of Richard HodgesThis led to the discovery of his mother’s murder. WithPolice found two bodies in different locations and continued to pursue the evidence to identify the perpetrators. Investigation Discovery’s ‘Swamp Murders: Wrong SideYou can find the Tracks’ chronicles how the inquiry led the police to Bert HunterAnd his accomplice Tomas Ervin. So, let’s find out what happened then, shall we?

How Did Mildred Hodges Richard Hodges Die?

Mildred Lorene HodgesHer son, a 49-year-old Richard Earl HodgesLiving in Jefferson City, MissouriTogether, they ran a successful real estate business. RichardHis mother was close to his niece, and he was an only child. TheTwo ran the business from their home and it was a success. ButAfter a series of horrendous events, they met their tragic end.

AsThe show will be broadcast on the following: Mildredwas supposed to attend some business December15, 1988, but the elderly 75-year-old did not show up. TheAuthorities have checked the Hodgeses’ household, but nothing seemed out of the ordinary from the outside. Then, December19th of January 1988, railroad workers Marion, MissouriFound Richard’s body wrapped in plastic bags. UponUpon this discovery, police entered the Hodgeses’ home and found Mildred’s decomposing body also wrapped in plastic bags. TheAutopsy revealed that both of them had died from suffocation.

Who Killed Mildred Hodges Richard Hodges?

TheThe family car was also missing. ItAlthough it appeared that the motive was robbery the investigators still had questions about why the bodies were found at different locations and who was responsible. AsThe car was located by the police as they continued to dig. January1989 Paducah, KentuckyIn the parking lot of an Inn. ItHad been set on fire.

Is Bert Hunter Dead or Alive? Update

AsThe show reveals that the break in the case occurred when investigators found a notepad inside the house. ItAn indentation of a license number was written down, presumably by Mildred. ThatNumber led to the police Tomas Ervin, Jefferson City local. WhenWhen questioned, the man claimed that he was traveling for work in recent months and produced receipts. OneOne of them placed TomasIn PaducahThe night that the car was set on fire. NotThey also learned the license plate number of a Floridavehicle as part the investigation.

ThisNumber led to the police Bert HunterWho lived in? Florida then. BertPreviously had been sentenced to prison for the 1968 murder of a person, but was now on parole since 1980. WhenThe authorities finally got to BertHe was already in jail for a parole violation. It didn’t take long for him to confess what happened in Jefferson CityReverse December 1988. Bert TomasThey were friends who planned to rob someone in order to make some quick cash.

InvestigationIt was revealed that Tomas zeroed in on Mildred RichardAfter seeing their car parked outside. HeThey believed they were well-off. So- sometime after noon December 15, 1988, BertKnocked on the Hodgeses’ door pretending to be a delivery person. MildredThey opened the door and forced their way in. Richard, who heard his mother’s screams for help, rushed there from another part of the house. Bert TomasThe mother and her son were both killed by the plastic bags placed over their heads and suffocating them. ThisIt happened after RichardYou told them that you don’t have any money.

TheLater that night, duo returned to their home and wrapped both bodies in trash bags. TheyFirst move Richard’s body in the Hodgeses’ car dumped it in Marion. Bert and TomasThen, they did the same again. Mildred’s body but left it there after it emitted a foul odor and some fluids. ByThe two ransacked the house. Later on, Tomas burned the car down after abandoning it earlier at the inn’s parking lot in Paducah.

How Did Bert Hunter Die?

At Bert Hunter’s trial in 1989, he pleaded guilty to the murders and asked for a death sentence. ItIt was reported that he was suicidal and clinically depressed at the time. While BertHe tried again for a fresh trial but was unsuccessful and was sent to death row. On June28, 2000 at 12:06 am. 53-year-old BertExecuted by lethal injection. He said before his death, “ThereThere is no justice. It’s time for this nightmare to be over, as far as I’m concerned.”

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