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Sale Of Prison Artwork Draws Ire Of Skinner Relatives

But when Walker found out recently that a website is selling artwork created by the Elmira man convicted as the ring leader in those killings, it was like an old wound was ripped open again.

Davide Coggins, 37, is currently serving a 50-year to life sentence at Attica Correctional Facility for his role in the April 2013 murders of Town of Carroll residents Gordon and Joyce Skinner, who were family relations.

Coggins apparently has been painting artwork in prison, and one of his pieces is for sale on a website known as serialkillersink.net.

The idea that anyone, inmates or otherwise, could profit from such a horrific crime is nauseating, Walker said.

“It feels just like another kick in the stomach, that he’s getting away with one more thing. We didn’t even know something like this existed,” she said. “You see things on TV or in the movies but you don’t expect it to be

Read more at: http://www.post-journal.com/news/page-one/2016/09/sale-of-prison-artwork-draws-ire-of-skinner-relatives/

BTK letters from prison sold on serial killer true crime collectible website – KSN

WICHITA, Kansas – Most people want to move on with their lives when it comes to the name Dennis Rader, but a website is bringing back memories of the case.

It’s selling letters Rader recently sent from the El Dorado Correctional Facility.

KSN reached out to the website selling his letters.

The owner of the website called “Dark Vomit, True Crime” says he has an interest in reading about serial killers. So he posted several letters from Rader in prison for sale online. The prices vary, but the most cost up to $300. We wanted to know if Rader himself can make any profit off of this sale. The website owner tells us no.

He says he has not had any communication with Rader himself, and none of the money would go to Rader. He says he got the letters from someone who was writing to Rader in prison.

We reached out to the Department of

Read more at: http://ksn.com/2015/04/21/btk-letters-from-prison-sold-on-serial-killer-true-crime-collectible-website/