Marcus 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.
Robert 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.
Louise 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.
Brenda 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.
Regenia 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
Colleen 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,
Valencia 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.
Melissa Ann Northrup
Melissa 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