Zane Floyd was a heavy boozer from Las Vegas, Nevada who thought he was GI Joe. He was enlisted in the US army after high school but was discharged due to loving the sauce too much.
Floyd was born September 20th, 1975. He liked marlboro reds and was described by his neighbors as a nice guy “who didn’t drink THAT much” His neighbors also said that he kept having issues with his on again off again girlfriend. He lived in a nice middle class neighborhood and had also had employment as a security guard and a bouncer at Sneakers bar. A former girl he went to highschool with called him the sweetest, most polite, open the door kind of gentleman. But then again this gentleman has also been accused of raping an escort.
Now before you think I am ribbing on this kind gentle person wait until you read what he did below.
The Crime: On June 3rd, 1999 at a little after 5 am Floyd entered the Albertson’s Supermarket dressed up in cammo gear and opened fire with a shotgun. He shot Thomas Darnell in the back twice killing him instantly. He also killed Carlos Leos and Denis Sargent. Then he shot Zachary Emminger as he was running away from him. As Emminger lye on the ground with a punctured lung Floyd walked by him thinking he was dead and whispered to him “Yeah you’re dead”. Then he encountered Lucille Tarantino at the rear of the store and shot her in the head at point blank range.
Floyd was only in the store for 7 minutes and manged to kill 4 people and critically injure one.
Arrest and Trial: When Floyd exited the supermarket the Las Vegas police were outside waiting for him. An employee of the store called the police from upstairs. When Floyd seen the police outside he ran back into the store and threatened to kill himself. Something that he should of done before killing everyone else.
Eventually Floyd surrendered and was arrested for murder. He was sentenced to death. All his appeals have been denied.
Michael ForrestThornton (born 1955): was a business man who owned hair salons in Rialto, California. Thornton was accused of molesting a 6 year old girl. He has a son from a previous marriage. And a daughter with his second wife Pamela. Thornton was physically abusive towards Pamela often strangling her and even putting a gun to her head and threatening to kill her. He was also abusive to his son and his daughter.
Janeen Marie Snyder (born: Sept 26th,1979): Janeen Snyder was a run away prostitute meth addict. Her mother kicked her out of her house when she was 15 for sleeping with her boyfriend.
Crimes: Thornton and Snyder met in 1996 when Thornton’s daughter (then 16) wanted a friend (Snyder) to move in with them as she had nowhere to go as she was a meth addicted prostitute. Which worked out perfect for Michael as he loved meth and sex with young girls.
They targeted young girls as to Michael’s sick sexual fantasies. Janeen was used as bait to lure the girls in so they could both sexual exploit them, rape them, then kill them.
Murder of Jesse Kay Peters
On March 26th, 1996 the first murder occurs. Jesse Peters is the daughter of Cheryl Peters, who worked for Michael Peters in a hair salon that he owned. One day in a heated argument with Michael Thornton Cheryl Peters quit her job on the spot taking other hair dresses along with her. Angered by the event Thornton scopes out the Peters house and gets Janeen to lure Jesse out of the house, into the car, and then over to his house.
Once they got Jesse to the house Thornton handcuffed her to the bed and raped her as Janeen watched. He then took her to the bathtub and drowned her. Then hacked her up into containers and then hucked her body into the Pacific Ocean. Thornton’s wife even testified against him saying that he had heard him say he had killed a young girl and dumped her
In 2001 5 years after the murder of Jesse Peters the duo heads to Las Vegas, NV and finds Michelle Curran. Janeen talks to Michelle gains her trust and tells her to come into a vehicle where she can not leave as Thornton tells her he has a gun. They kept her for several weeks molesting her. After awhile they felt she had to go. They found a horse ranch in Ribidioux, California. They found a room with ropes and tied her up. Then Janeen shot and killed Michelle. Her nude body was discovered almost a week later with a bullet hole in the head.
Prison Information:Michael Forrest Thornton was admitted into San Quentin on 09/13/2006
Janeen Marie Snyder is in Chowchilla Woman’s Facility. They have both been sentenced to death.
Michael Thornton must be getting fed well on death row. Check out the pic below he is a fat fuck. Sadly is he probably eats better than most people I know. They should starve death row inmates so the look like little African stick negros.