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Seeking the Devil Within the Details: The Pauline Storment Murder!

"A myth or legend is simply not made up out of a vacuum. Nothing is--or can be. Somehow there is a kernel of truth behind it, however distorted that might be." -ISAAC ASIMOV        A little over half a century ago my cousin, Pauline Storment, had her life stolen from her at 9::45 on a warm April Monday night, the 12th, of 1971, to be exact, and for the better part of my life I can recall knowing very little about the case and what I did know was that she was a University of Arkansas student and who was murdered while walking home from the college and that the guilty person was a student and that one or both of his parents were university officials a professor or dean and that guilty person was protected from prosecution and quietly sent out of state to evade that cops.      So, how does an Isaac Asimov quote fit into this case, it's simple the truth of what happened to here and the facts of the case are indeed within the details where the devil will be found. So, how exa

Possible Suspect: Meet John Hubbard of Effingham, Illinois.

After the murder of Pauline Storment the Arkansas State Police would become involved in the case which lead to both the Police Departments of the cities of Memphis, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia conducting their own investigations into the death in the hope that a clue might be found that would lead to the case being closed.  It wouldn't be long before they would hear from a Mr. Sanders a personal manager for the Mark Lipman company which would go on to stated that they had an employee by the name of John Hubbard who had been employed with it's company Guardsmark (now Alied Universal) from from May 20, 1969 to July of 1970, and to his knowledge, Pauline Storment & John Hubbard met in Dallas, Texas, in July of 1969 while both were employed by Mark Lipman Co. but working on different assignments. Mr. Sanders went on to say that the company felt that Mr. Hubbard and Miss Storment were having an affair during months of July to August of 1969. He also stated that their last kno

Kunkel's Memory of the Night

The following is the transcript of Wallace Peter Kunkel's recollection of his whereabouts leading up to, during, and after the time in which Pauline Storment is stabbed.     Kunkel timeline of events. *Keep in mind that two witnesses say a man who appeared to be drunk or on drugs park his vehicle near 12 South Hill which takes only a minute to drive. Also other witnesses reported in the press that a man was seen running east on Center which runs along the south side of Evergreen Cemetery directly back to the 12 South Hill Area where a vehicle was seen parked. Is this something or just coincidence?