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Classification: Murderer
Characteristics: Murder for hire
Number of victims: 1
Date of murder: June 30, 1985
Date of birth: December 3, 1946
Victim profile: Donna Denney, 46
Method of murder: Stabbing with knife / Strangulation
Location: Martinsville, Indiana, USA
Status: Sentenced to death on April 14, 1986. Resentenced to 60 years in prison on October 29, 1992



DOB: 12-03-1946
861877 White Male

Morgan County Circuit Court
Judge James E. Harris

Prosecutor: Jane Craney

Defense: Ronald Tedrow, Kevin P. McGoff

Date of Murder: June 30, 1985

Victim(s): Donna Denney W/F/46 (No relationship to Bellmore)

Method of Murder: stabbing with knife/ manual strangulation

Summary: Bellmore and Wesley Young were hired or requested by Wesley's Father, David Young, to "rough up" David Young's girlfriend (Donna Denney) after they broke up.

Bellmore and Wesley went to Denney's home near Martinsville. After talking on the back porch, Bellmore attacked her, choked her, and stabbed her twice in the abdomen per David's instructions. They ransacked Denney's home to make it look like a Burglary, and split $190 found in her purse.

David Young committed suicide before trial. Wesley Young testified against Bellmore at trial.

Conviction: Murder

Sentence: April 14, 1986 (Death Sentence)

Aggravating Circumstances: b(1) Burglary

Mitigating Circumstances: no violent criminal conduct for 20 years

On Remand: Bellmore sentenced by Morgan County Circuit Court Judge James E. Harris to 60 years imprisonment for Murder.



Larry Bellmore



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