Violent Crimes Unit - Active Cases

This is a resource page for links and public documents associated with some of The VCU's open cases. 

This case involves the murder of Yvonne Layne (26 YO WF, in Alliance, Ohio, on March 31, 1999. She was a known prostitute, and serviced multiple members of The Alliance Police Department - the agency which investigated her death. She was killed by someone in her home, her throat cut, with her children sleeping nearby.

Femicide
The Murder of Yvonne Layne

FORENSIC REPORT

APPELLATE DECISIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDIA ACCOUNTS

Injustice in Ohio - The Wrongful Conviction of David Thorne

- Documentary

The Wrongful Conviction of David Thorne

- Website