Michael Woodmansee


Michael Woodmansee is known to be a child murderer.  He was only 16 years old when he killed a 5-year old boy named Jason Foreman.  Woodmansee’s journal has been recovered and used as evidence during the trial.  Written in the journal was a confession of Woodmansee that he ate the flesh of Jason Foreman.

Jason mysteriously disappeared on May 1975.  During that time he was reportedly playing with his brother and three other kids.  He told his playmates that he wanted to go home and he went into a fire station that is at the bottom of a hill.  The place where he lived is not too far from there, however Little Jason had to pass the house of Woodmansee.  His Mother, Joice Foreman heard the laughter of her son through an open window at about 3:30 in the afternoon.  It was her 25th birthday when Jason disappeared.
The case of Jason Foreman remained unsolved until 1982, when Woodmansee was arrested for a different crime.  He reportedly lured a young boy in his home and attempted to strangle him to death.  But the attack turned out to be unsuccessful, the boy escaped and managed to go home and tell his father about the incident.


The father was enraged and confronted Woodmansee.  He then punched Woodmansee.  Woodmansee’s father is present during that time which called the attention of a police that is nearby and complained about the enraged man.  The officer told them both to come to the police headquarters.  While having an interrogation the police started to suspect that Woodmansee might have something to do with the disappearance of Jason given the circumstance of the attack.  Upon further questioning, Woodmansee suddenly confessed on the murder of young Jason.  When the authorities searched his house, they found the skull and bones of Jason.  He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 40 years of imprisonment.

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