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Jesse William Dirkhising
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Birth: May 24, 1986
Oxford
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1999
Rogers
Benton County
Arkansas, USA

Murder Victim. Jesse was a typical young man of thirteen years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and playing football for Lincoln Middle School, where he was a student. His life would end tragically with a high profile case that was sensationalized in the media. Jesse would be suffocated to death during the sexual assault because of a combination of the drugs and the way he was bound during the rape. In March 2001, Joshua Brown was found guilty of first-degree murder and rape. He was sentenced to life in prison, and this sentence was upheld on appeal by the Arkansas Supreme Court in September 2003. Davis Carpenter the other killer, would plead guilty to similar charges and was also sentenced to life in April 2001. (bio by: Memorial Flower) 
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Springdale
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
Record added: Feb 22, 2003
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Jesse William Dirkhising
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Jesse William Dirkhising
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Jesse William Dirkhising
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Happy Birthday in heaven, Jesse. You are loved by all your family and friends; also some who never met you in person during your lifetime. You will never be forgotten.
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