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The Candidate for Governor Who Killed a Child: What’s Wrong With Steve Pankey?

The tortured psyche of Jonelle Matthews’ murderer

The Candidate for Governor Who Killed a Child: What’s Wrong With Steve Pankey? The dark psyche of Jonelle Matthews’ murderer
Poster from Steve Pankey’s 2018 campaign for governor and his 2020 mugshot | Source: “Steve Pankey for Governor” official page and 19th Judicial District DA’s office

This mystery is not of the “what happened” kind. That question was answered by law enforcement in October 2020, more than 35 years after Jonelle Matthews disappeared from her home, and justice is on its way to be served.

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Martina Petkova

Martina Petkova

I tell stories about history and the human psyche.

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