The Mansfield Murders

Billy Mansfield, Jr. Image courtesy of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

As dawn broke on Oct. 28, 2020, investigators in Hernando County, Florida, began searching a cluttered six-acre property belonging to the Mansfield family. They brought in heavy equipment and a team of forensic anthropologists to sift through the soil. After several hours, they announced they had found human remains.

While the Mansfields’ neighbors were shocked and saddened, many were not surprised. The heavily wooded…

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DeLani R. Bartlette

DeLani R. Bartlette

AKA The Murder Nerd. Obsessed with true crime. Check out my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdxTGygvkRU4fABcuCTBLhQ

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