Billings Murder: VICTIMOLOGY
When a person is murdered, standard procedure is to do a victimology profile. That includes understanding why victims were targets, what motivations were most likely, what was going on in their lives the day they were murdered. Another relevant factor is, why were they killed there? Why was this location chosen? The obvious answers would… Continue readingAshley Markham, Billings’ Murders, Blue Markham, Byrd Billings, Donnie Stallworth, Escambia County, Escambia County, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, FBI, Frederick Thornton, Gary Sumner, Homeland Security Agent, Patrick Gonzalez Jr., victimology, Wayne Coldiron
My name is Jimmie Lee Staley. When a high profile murder happened in my hometown of Pensacola, I was hooked. Even though I’m a crime junkie, this case hit close to home. The man arrested for being the ringleader of the assailants that murdered Byrd & Melanie Billings was a man I knew. Leonard “Patrick” Gonzalez Jr. married a friend’s sister. Patrick is a character that many people knew. He was many things to many people but “shooting” this couple seemed. Off. Patrick is a narcissist and he was raised in martial arts, practically from birth. Nothing about this case added up. It was all off. I started researching it full time in 2012. I could not let this go and I needed to do SOMETHING. Having a big mouth pays off every once in a while. I used that as my way to bring light to dark in this case. There is always something that can be done. I am proof of that. One person can make a difference.