Sarah Jo Pender

Born May 29, 1979

Sarah Jo Pender is a woman convicted along with her former boyfriend, Richard Edward Hull, of murdering their roommates, Andrew Cataldi and Tricia Nordman, on October 24, 2000 in Indiana. She came to national attention in August 2008 after she escaped from the Rockville Correctional Facility and was featured on America's Most Wanted. She was recaptured in December 2008.… Read More

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1979 Birth Born in 1979.


1997 18 Years Old Sarah Jo Pender, then 21, was a graduate from Lawrence Central High School in 1997. … Read More


2000 21 Years Old In the morning of October 24, 2000, Hull drove Pender to a local Wal-mart to purchase a 12-gauge shotgun, a soda and condoms. … Read More
…  To prove Pender's guilt, Sells relied chiefly on a letter allegedly sent to Hull by Pender in May 2001 and on the testimony of inmate Floyd Pennington. … Read More
2002 23 Years Old In 2002, during her trial, Marion County Deputy Prosecutor Larry Sells likened Sarah Pender to a "Female Charles Manson" to describe her alleged influence over Richard Hull. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old In 2006, Detective Martinez moved to Idaho where he worked for the Ketchum Police Department.
In 2008, he had to hand over his resignation following an evidence mishandling scandal. … Read More


2011 32 Years Old A book on her escape, Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender, was released June 7, 2011. … Read More
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In May 2012, he contacted Bonnie Prosser, Sarah Pender's mother, and promised to help her set things right. … Read More
2013 34 Years Old In October 2013, Cara Wieneke filed a request for a new trial on Pender's behalf. … Read More
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