Jamie Rose Bolin

Jamie Rose Bolin Coverage

  • Defense in Purcell slaying to ask jurors' views

    By Josh Rabe | Updated: Thu, Oct 11, 2007

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  • ‘Sensational' details sealed in Purcell killing

    By Chad Previch | Updated: Thu, Sep 6, 2007

    PURCELL — A judge has ordered sealed court documents that contain "sensational factual allegations” in the death of a 10-year-old Purcell girl who police said died at the hands of a man with cannibalistic intentions. The order in the case against Kevin Ray Underwood was signed by McClain County...

  • Trial of accused child killer delayed after attorney steps down

    Published: Fri, Jul 20, 2007

    NORMAN (AP) - The first-degree murder trial of a Purcell man accused of killing his 10-year-old neighbor as part of a cannibalistic plot has been postponed after the lead defense attorney stepped down. McClain County District Judge Candace Blalock last week postponed the trial of Kevin Ray...

  • Report details cannibalism talk

    By Chad Previch | Updated: Wed, Jun 27, 2007

    PURCELL — Kevin Ray Underwood, the 27-year-old loner accused of killing a 10-year-old girl last year, had philosophical discussions of cannibalism, made comments about killing people and had a Barbie doll with nails through its eyes, according to new court documents. His attorneys and prosecutors...

  • Trying to live life after Jamie
    Slain 10-year-old's family struggles to go on a year after her death.

    By Chad Previch | Updated: Sat, Apr 7, 2007

    PURCELL — Curtis Bolin doesn't need a calendar to know his daughter's death occurred a year ago this week. It's something he feels. It's something he dreads. On April 14, 2006, after two days of searching, his daughter, 10-year-old Jamie Rose Bolin, was found dead, stuffed inside a neighbor's...

  • Tapes copied for defense

    Published: Fri, Feb 23, 2007

    PURCELL -- Prosecutors in the murder trial of Kevin Ray Underwood in Purcell have made copies of his confession tapes for the defense, satisfying a defense request, it was revealed during a court hearing Thursday. Also Thursday, the court gave both sides questionnaires that probably will be...

  • Poll shows suspicions of guilt
    Jamie Rose Bolin slaying: Defense wants trial moved

    By Chad Previch | Published: Fri, Jan 19, 2007

    PURCELL — More than three in four McClain County residents think Kevin Underwood killed Jamie Rose Bolin last April, according to a poll commissioned by Underwood's defense team. The poll was conducted to support Underwood's motion that his trial should be moved from McClain County because he...

  • Slaying suspect's lawyers try to change trial site
    Purcell girl's slaying: Attorneys say extensive publicity surrounds Jamie Rose Bolin case

    The Associated Press | Published: Wed, Jan 17, 2007

    PURCELL — Attorneys for a Purcell man accused of killing a 10-year-old girl in a cannibalistic plot have filed a motion seeking to move the trial out of McClain County, court officials said Tuesday. Attorneys for Kevin Ray Underwood filed the application for a change of venue Friday. Underwood's...