WHO'S WHO IN THE CHAD EVANS, AMANDA BORTNER CASES?
Aguilar. Ramon. Co-Worker of Amanda Bortner at Old Navy store, Kittery, Maine.
Allard, Mandy. Friend of Amanda Bortner and Chad Evans, and daughter of Melissa Allard.
Allard, Melissa. Part-time Administrative Assistant for Chad Evans at his office in Portsmouth. Also worked out of the Rochester McDonald's. Mother of Mandy Allard.
Allen, Joshua. One of three EMT's (Emergency Medical Technicians) who came to Jeff Marshall's home on 9 November, and attempted to revive Kassidy Bortner; and took her to York Hospital. The other EMT's were Robert Frechette, George Hockhousen and James Kenney.
Ashley, Susan. Alan Cronheim talked with her about getting an attorney for Amanda Bortner.
Aube, Bruce. Friend of Chad Evans, in Rochester, New Hampshire. Lived with Jessica Edmands.
Avery, Ronald. Detective Sergeant in the Kittery Police Dept. He asked Detective William Hackett to go to Jeff Marshall's home on 9 November 2000. That evening, he talked informally with Chad, before Chad's interview with Detectives Lance McCleish and Rick LeClair.
Ayotte, Kelly. As a New Hampshire Asst. Attorney General and Chief of the Homicide Unit, she represented the State at Chad Evans' trial after Chris Carter withdrew on 26 September 2001. Ms. Ayotte withdrew on 23 October, and was replaced by Simon Brown. Later, she was Attorney General for New Hampshire, 2004-2009. Preceded by Peter Heed and followed by Michael Delaney.
Baden, Dr. Michael. Forensic Pathologist. The only defense witness who was asked by Chad Evans' attorneys to testify for Chad Evans at his trial.
Baker, Erik. Detective, Maine State Police.
Blodgett, Angela. Detective, Maine State Police.
Bock, Anthony, Dr. Attending physician at the Emergency Room at the York, Maine Hospital, when Kassidy Bortner's body was brought to the hospital on 9 November 2000.
Borden, Annie. York Hospital employee participating in care for Kassidy Bortner, 9 November 2000.
Bortner, Amanda Jean (Mandy). Mother of Kassidy Caitlyn Bortner, and girlfriend of Chad Evans. Convicted of child endangerment and served 16 months in Strafford County House of Corrections.
Bortner, Charles H. III. Older brother of Amanda Bortner. Age 26 at time of Chad Evans trial.
Bortner, Charles. Father of Charles Bortner, Jennifer Bortner Conley, Amanda Bortner and Joshua Bortner Conley. He lived in Pennsylvania.
Bortner, Jennifer. Older sister of Amanda Bortner, and girlfriend of Jeff Marshall.
Bortner, Kassidy Caitlyn. (Kassie) Daughter of Amanda Bortner and Robert Sheehan, and born on 4 February 1999. Died at the age of 21 months on 9 November 2000. She is buried in the Damon/Buckfield Village Cemetery in Buckfield, Maine, near the home of her grandmother, Jacqueline Bortner Conley. See a memorial webpage dedicated to Kassidy at www.findagrave.com. For a collection of articles about the case, and photos of Kassidy and others, see "God Bless our Lost Angels-Kassidy Bortner"
Brideau, Anne M. Detective, Rochester Police Dept., who talked with Chad Evans attorney, Alan Cronheim, after Chad Evans' arrest on 16 November 2000.
Brown, Simon R. New Hampshire Assistant Attorney General and Prosecutor at trial of New Hampshire vs. Chad Evans. He filed his "appearance" in the case on 23 October 2001.
Brown, Stephen C. Attorney for Jeff Marshall in his 2004 defamation lawsuit against Chad Evans. Brown practices in Rochester, NH.
Bullard, Mary. Friend of Amanda Bortner and Chad Evans. Camped with Amanda and Chad on Evans family land in Vermont during summer of 2001.
Caldwell, John. Sergeant, Rochester NH Police Dept. Secured Chad Evans home as crime scene.
Callaghan, Kevin. Probation Officer of New Hampshire Probation Dept. for Chad Evans, arising from Restraining Order by Tristan Wentworth Evans.
Callaghan, Paul. Detective with the Rochester, NH Police Dept.
Camp, Alexandra, Law Clerk, to Judge Nadeau at trial of New Hampshire vs. Chad Evans
Carlberg, William. Rochester Police Dept. detective. Participated in 16 November search of Chad Evans home.
Carlisle, Steve. New Hampshire employee of the Probation/Court system. Wrote the pre-sentencing report on Chad Evans.
Carter, Christopher. Assistant Attorney General, New Hampshire. Met with Amanda Bortner on 19 December 2000, along with Asst. A.G. William Delker. He withdrew from the Chad Evans case on 26 September 2001 and was replaced by Asst. Atty General Kelly Ayotte.
Chick, Melissa. Friend of Amanda's from high school. Amanda Bortner was Melissa's best friend since 7th grade.
Chick, Stephanie. Friend of Chad. Appeared at the April, 2002 sentencing hearing. 2010: now Stephanie Bolduc.
Cody, John. New Hampshire State Police Trooper First Class. Participated in 16 November search of Chad Evans home.
Colby, Janis Marshall. Mother of Jeff Marshall. Spoke at Amanda Bortner's sentencing hearing on 3 January 2003.
Conley, Emily. Of Springvale, Maine. Friend of Amanda Bortner from high school. Not related to Amanda Bortner's stepfather. 2010: now Emily Conley-Savoy.
Conley, Gerald. Grand-stepfather of Amanda Bortner, and father of Paul and Robert Conley. He died on 15 January 2010 in New Hampshire.
Conley, Jacqueline Nicholson-Conley (Jackie). Mother of Charles Bortner, Amanda Bortner, Jennifer Bortner Conley. Joshua Bortner Conley and Scott Conley.
Conley, Joshua Caleb Bortner. Younger brother of Amanda Bortner. 17 years old on 11 December 2001.
Conley, Lindsey. Daughter of Paul Conley, and step-sister to Amanda Bortner and Jennifer Bortner Conley.
Conley, Paul. Husband of Jacqueline Bortner Conley, and stepfather of Amanda Bortner, and Jennifer Bortner Conley.
Conley, Robert. Uncle of Amanda Bortner, and brother of her stepfather, Paul.
Conley, Scott Paul Christian. Younger half-brother of Amanda Bortner. He was eight years old at the time of Chad's trial.
Conte, Russell. Sergeant with the New Hampshire State Police. Assistant Unit Commander of the Major Crimes Unit, NHSP. Briefly interviewed Chad Evans after his arrest, 16 November 2000.
Creamer, Robert. Patrolman, Kittery Police Dept. First responder to the home of Jeff Marshall on 9 November. (See Portsmouth Herald Article. 22 March 2001)
Cronheim, Alan J., Attorney for Chad Evans, at trial of New Hampshire vs. Chad Evans
Cross, Philip. Portsmouth attorney for Amanda Bortner in her appeal to the New Hampshire Supreme Court of her 2002 conviction for child endangerment, which was decided on 2 February 2005.
Delaney, Michael A. Attorney General of New Hampshire, August 2009 onward. Preceded by Kelly Ayotte.
Delker, N. William, ("Will"). New Hampshire Asst. Attorney General, Prosecutor at trial of New Hampshire vs. Chad Evans.
Deluca, Anthony III. Patrolman, Rochester Police Dept. Participated in the arrest of Chad Evans on 16 November 2000.
Donnell, Amanda. Observed Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner at TJ Maxx on 14 November 2000.
Edgar, Susan. Director of Cross Road Kindergarten and School, where Kyle Evans received day care services.
Edmands, Jessica. Girlfriend of Bruce Aube, one of Chad Evans' two best friends.
Entrekin, Erin F. Child care worker at the Cross Road Kindergarten and School in Dover, NH, where Kyle Evans received day care services.
Estabrook, Robert. New Hampshire State Police, Trooper First Class. Conducted 10 November search of Chad Evans' home.
Evans, Chester ("Chetty"). Father of Ronald Evans, Tami Evans Napolitano, Chad Evans, Nicole Evans Harvey, and Jason Evans. Married to Pam Evans.
Evans, Chad Emery. Convicted in 2001 of second degree murder of Kassidy Bortner. 2010: Now serving sentence of 43 years to life in the New Hampshire State Prison.
Evans, Jason (Jay). Brother of Chad Evans, and father of Malana Evans, born in August, 1998, and thus about six months older than Kassidy Bortner.
Evans, Kyle Chester. Son of Chad and Tristan Evans, born in July, 1997.
Evans, Pamela Martin. Mother of Chad Evans, Nicole Evans Harvey, and Jason Evans. Married to Chester Evans.
Evans, Ronald. Older half-brother of Chad Evans.
Evans, Tristan Lea Wentworth. Former wife of Chad Evans and mother of Brent Lincoln and Kyle Evans. Same as Wentworth, Tristan, below, which was her birth name and is again her name in 2010.
Fisher, Robert. Attorney for Chad Evans in civil case filed by Jeff Marshall against Chad Evans for slander.
Foley, Tracey. Of Springvale, Maine. Friend of Amanda Bortner, who used to babysit for her two children, shortly before and after the birth of Kassidy Bortner on 4 February 1999.
Forey, Susan. Sergeant of New Hampshire State Police. With Sgt. White, she picked up Amanda Bortner at Logan Airport, Boston, upon her return to New England on 18 December 2000. Participated in 10 November search of Chad Evans' home.
Fortin, Darlene, Criminalist, at New Hampshire State Police Forensic Lab.
Frechette, Robert. Listed at Ev. page 1699 as fourth member of EMT Crew, and "crew member in charge." 9 November 2000.
Gagne, Amy. Supervisor of Amanda Bortner at Old Navy store, Kittery, Maine.
Gagne, Shannon. Friend of Amanda Bortner's from high school. Testified at Chad Evans trial. 2010: now Shannon Gagne-Muise.
Gautreau, Craig. Cellmate of Chad Evans just after his arrest. Interviewed in February 2001.
Gero, Lisa. Rochester Police Dept. detective. Participated in 16 November search of Chad Evans home.
Greenwald, Dr. Margaret. Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maine. She performed the autopsy on the body of Kassidy Bortner on 10 and 14 November, 2000.
Hackett, William J. Kittery Police Dept. Detective who came to 51 Rogers Road in response to Jeff Marshall's 911 call on 9 November 2000. There, he took photographs of the scene and then went to the York Hospital and took additional photographs of Kassidy Bortner's body.
Hamel, Barbara Brooks. Former girlfriend of Chad Evans. Interviewed by NHSP Trooper Shawn Skahan and Sergeant Allen Welch.
Hamel, Steven. Detective with the Kittery, Maine, Police Dept.
Hamilton, Heather. Store manager of Perfumania, in Kittery, Maine, where Jennifer Bortner Conley worked as Assistant manager. She was Heather Hamilton LaValley at the time of her testimony in the 2002 trial of Amanda Bortner.
Hampton, Scott, Dr. Expert on abusive relationships. In Chad Evans' trial, the prosecutors sought to present Dr. Hampton as a expert witness, but the judge said the risk of prejudice outweighed the probative value.
Harakles, Scott. Maine State Police Detective. Interviewed Jeff Marshall and Travis Hunt.
Harris, Nancy. Strafford County Victim/Witness Program Director. Interviewed Kyle Evans.
Harvey, Brandon. Husband of Nicole Evans Harvey, brother-in-law of Chad Evans.
Harvey, Gerri. Mother of Brandon Harvey, and mother-in-law of Nicole Evans Harvey, sister of Chad Evans.
Harvey, Steve. Father of Brandon Harvey, and father-in-law of Nicole Evans Harvey, sister of Chad Evans. Now deceased.
Harvey, Nicole Evans. Younger sister of Chad Evans. 2010: Now Nicole Evans-Mahoney, and the Interim Chair of the Chad Evans Wrongly Convicted Committee.
Heed, Peter. New Hampshire Attorney General, 2002-2004. Preceded by Philip McLaughlin and followed by Kelly Ayotte.
Hinton, Jeremy. Close friend of Chad Evans. Manager of McDonald's in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, reporting to Chad Evans.
Hockhousen, George. One of three EMT's (Emergency Medical Technicians) who came to Jeff Marshall's home on 9 November, and attempted to revive Kassidy Bortner; and took her to York Hospital. The other EMT's were Joshua Allen and James Kenney.
Hocter, Patricia. Case worker at NH Dept. of Health and Human Services, Division of Children Youth and Families, assigned to the Kassidy Bortner case on 1 November 2000, upon anonymous report of bruises on 31 October.
Huse, Chris. Trooper, New Hampshire State Police. Conducted surveillance on Chad Evans in summer of 2001.
Hyslop, Officer. Guard at New Hampshire State Prison. Allegedly told inmates that Cory Merrill was meeting with Assistant A.G.'s Delker and Brown about Chad Evans case.
Jackson, Kathy Conley. Sister of Paul Conley, stepfather of Amanda Bortner. Spoke at Amanda Bortner's sentencing hearing on 3 January 2003.
Jacobs, Jeff. An electrician, and friend of Chad Evans, who had done work for Chad at his McDonald's restaurants. He was also a good friend of Glenn Varney.
Jensen, Carol Ann. Strafford County Victim/Witness Program. Observed the interview of Kyle Evans by V/W Program Director Nancy Harris.
Jones, Janet. Registered Nurse, at York Hospital Emergency Room.
Keeler, Kristine. Patricia Hocter's supervisor at NH Division of Children, Youth and Families.
Kenney, James. One of three EMT's (Emergency Medical Technicians) who came to Jeff Marshall's home on 9 November, and attempted to revive Kassidy Bortner; and took her to York Hospital. The other EMT's were Joshua Allen and George Hockhousen.
Kenny, Terry. Spoke in support of Amanda Bortner at her sentencing hearing on 3 January 2003.
LaCroix, John. Cellmate of Chad Evans in Strafford County Jail in November 2000. See Report
Larochelle, Fernand. Assistant Attorney General, Maine. Was copied on a report from MSP Det. Jeff Linscott.
Layton, Lorinda. York Hospital employee participating in care for Kassidy Bortner, 9 November 2000.
LeClair, Richard. Maine State Police. Interviewed Amanda Bortner, and then Chad Evans, along with Detective Lance McCleish.
LePisto, Eric. Friend of Amanda and Chad. Former boyfriend of Vanessa Mansson.
Linscott, Jeff. Maine State Trooper. Assisted 10 November search of Chad Evans' home, and participated in several interviews.
M., H. A. New Hampshire State Police? Interviewed Jeff Marshall, where identified as "HAM."
Magee, William F., III. Sergeant of New Hampshire State Police. Conducted 10 November search of Chad Evans' home.
Mangum, Christopher. Rochester Police Dept. Detective. Interviewed Irene Ricci on 31 October 2001.
Mannson, Vanessa. Friend of Chad and Amanda in Keene, New Hampshire.
Marasco, John C. New Hampshire State Trooper. Together with MSP Trooper Jeff Linscott, interviewed Bruce Aube on 9 November 2000.
Martin, Crystal. Friend of Amanda Bortner, after high school. Crystal also had a young child who was close to the age of Kassidy Bortner.
Mayers, James C. New Hampshire State Trooper. Conducted surveillance of Chad Evans on 3 July 2001. See REPORT
McCafferty, Landya. Assistant appellate defender. Attorney for Chad Evans in the 2003 appeal by the State of New Hampshire of a Sentencing Review Division decision against the State's Motions to increase Chad Evans', and two others', sentences.
McClare, Kelly J. Sergeant, New Hampshire State Police. Participated in interview of Vanessa Mansson by Sgt. James White.
McCleish, Lance. Detective, Maine State Police. Interviewed Chad Evans, 9 November 2000, and participated in second interview of Jeff Marshall.
McDougall, Robert. Supervisor of Chad Evans, at the McDonald's licensee, Colley/McCoy Management Group.
McHugh, Joseph. New Hampshire State Police Trooper First Class. Participated in 16 November search of Chad Evans home.
McLaughlin, Philip. New Hampshire Attorney General, 1997-2002. Followed by Peter Heed.
McNeill, Tom. Was with William Pierce in October when Jeff Marshall came around in his truck, and caught Kassidy as she was falling out. Also, he was at Jeff Marshall's home when the ambulance came on 9 November 2000. He lived at 53 Rogers Road, the apartment adjoining 51 Rogers Road, the home of Jeff Marshall and Jennifer Bortner Conley. See Report
Merrill, Cory. Cellmate with Chad Evans at pre-trial jail.
Mohl, Bruce. New Hampshire judge in criminal case for Cory Merrill.
Moreau, Linda. Registered Nurse, Emergency Room, York Hospital. 9 November 2000.
Nadeau, Tina L., Judge, at the 2001 trial of New Hampshire vs. Chad Evans and the 2002 trial of New Hampshire vs. Amanda Bortner.
Napoli, Peter. Owner of Colley/McCoy, operator of McDonald's restaurants in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and employer of Chad Evans. 2010: Owner of the successor corporation, the Napoli Group.
Normand, Vikki L. Friend of Amanda Bortner and Emily Conley and Shannon Gagne. Spelled "Vicki Norman" in Maine State Police REPORT.
Nuernberg, Cathy. Friend of Amanda Bortner from high school. Lived in San Antonio, Texas, where Amanda stayed for about a month, after the death of Kassidy, and again in 2001.
O'Brien, Patricia, Attorney, as Patricia O'Brien Wiberg, for Amanda Bortner. 2010: Prosecutor with the NH Dept of Safety Prosecution Office. See Wiberg, Patricia, below.
O'Connor, John A. Doctor with a speciality of pediatric radiology at Boston City Hospital. Last witness, at Chad Evans trial, in rebuttal to Dr. Michael Baden.
Paone, Del. Employee at Moonlite Reader, (Peter's Palace), Portsmouth, NH.
Parker, Sarah. Friend of Amanda Bortner, with whom she lived in San Antonio, Texas in Spring, 2001.
Parsons, Kristin. Friend and fellow employee of Amanda Bortner at Old Navy.
Patel, Alexandria. Counselor at Family Strength, a social service agency that assisted Chad with visits with his son and stepson, Kyle and Brent, in 2001, before the trial.
Peirce, William C. Next door neighbor to, and landlord of, Jeff Marshall on Rogers Road in Kittery, Maine. Coincidentally, Peirce is the nephew of a world leader of efforts on behalf of the wrongfully convicted, Gareth Peirce, of England. She was recognized by "Justice Denied" Magazine in March 2007 as being one of the initial eight people inducted into its "Hall of Honor for her work. She was among the leading lawyers representing the "Birmingham Six" and the "Guildford Four", all of whom were exonerated after wrongful convictions as Irish terrorists. The story of the "Guildford Four" became known worldwide upon the release of the movie "In the Name of the Father" starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Emma Thompson, whose role combined the work of Ms. Peirce and others.
Putnam, Carol. Coordinating nurse at the Emergency Room at the York Hospital, York, Maine, when Kassidy Bortner's body was brought to the hospital on 9 November 2000.
Reid, Kristine, Dr. York Hospital doctor participating in care for Kassidy Bortner, 9 November 2000.
Ricci, Irene. Friend of Travis Hunt, from work at McDonalds. Lived in Gonic, New Hampshire.
Riesenberg, Peter. Sergeant, New Hampshire State Police. Conducted surveillance of Chad Evans on 6 June 2001 to determine if he was seeing Amanda Bortner. REPORT
Rockey, Jill. Trooper, New Hampshire State Police. Interviewed Travis Hunt and Jeremy Hinton.
Rothstein, David M. New Hampshire Deputy Chief Appellate Defender. Argued Chad Evans' Appeal to New Hampshire Supreme Court on 6 November 2003.
Ruoff, David. The Assistant Attorney General who was the prosecutor in the case New Hampshire vs. Amanda Bortner. Ruoff argued against Amanda Bortner's appeal to the New Hampshire Supreme Court of her conviction for child endangerment, which was decided against Amanda Bortner on 2 February 2005.
Savitts, Eric. Rochester Police Dept. detective. Participated in 16 November search of Chad Evans home.
Schoen, Kimberly. Attorney for Cory Merrill.
Sheehan, Robert. Father of Kassidy Bortner.
Sisti, Mark L., Attorney, together with Alan Cronheim, for Chad Evans, at trial of New Hampshire vs. Chad Evans
Skahan, Shawn. New Hampshire State Police Trooper. Interviewed Barbara Brooks Hamel.
Smith, Eliot. Admitting doctor, York Hospital, Emergency Room. 9 November 2000.
Snyder, Gabriel. Longtime high school boyfriend of Amanda Bortner, with whom she lived shortly after birth of Kassidy, for about two months.
Sousa, Mark. Employee of Kittery, Maine funeral home of Wilson & Cooper, who drove Kassidy Bortner's body from the York Hospital to the Maine Medical Examiner's facility in Augusta, Maine.
Staley, Stanley. Friend of Jeff Marshall.
Stewart, Matthew. Sergeant, Maine State Police. Supervisor of Richard LeClair and Lance McCleish, and present when they interviewed Chad Evans on 9 November.
Strong, Edward F. Chief of the Kittery, Maine Police Dept. He was among the first responders to Jeff Marshall's 911 call on 9 November 2000.
Timoney, James. Orthopedic surgeon in Maine who examined Kassidy in September, 2000 for her "toed-in" feet.
Truell, Michelle and Bruce, Jr. Friends of Amanda and Chad.
Tuttle, Adam. Friend and former employee at McDonald's of Chad Evans in Rochester. Later, coincidentally, he was in a holding cell with Chad Evans, Cory Merrill and Craig Gautreau at Strafford County Jail in 2001. Police brought him to an interview room, and he told them that he believed Chad Evans was innocent. No report of that interview has been found.
Vachon, Allison. Victim/Witness Advocate in the New Hampshire Attorney General's office.
Valois, Eileen. Manager of the Exeter Inn, Exeter, NH, site of a McDonald's party, attended by Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner.
Varney, Glenn. A friend of Jeff Jacobs and Chad Evans, Glenn lived on Baxter Lake in New Hampshire and Chad kept his new boat there in 2000.
Webber, Richard. Former next door neighbor of Jeffrey Marshall and Jennifer Bortner Conley on Rogers Road, Kittery, Maine.
Welch, Allen. New Hampshire State Police Sergeant. Together with Trooper Shawn Skahan, interviewed Barbara Brooks Hamel.
Wentworth, Sharon. Mother of Tristan Wentworth and grandmother of Brent Lincoln and Kyle Evans.
Wentworth, Sheila. Jefferey Marshall's landlord when he first moved to 51 Rogers Road. Later, house was purchased by William Pierce.
Wentworth, Tristan Lea. Former wife of Chad Evans and mother of Brent Lincoln and Kyle Evans. Same as Evans, Tristan, above, which was her name when married to Chad Evans.
Westgate, Guard at New Hampshire State Prison. Allegedly told inmates that Cory Merrill was meeting with Assistant A.G.'s Delker and Brown about Chad Evans case.
White, James. Detective-Sergeant, New Hampshire State Police. Previously with the York, Maine Police Dept. 2010: Lieutenant James White is the head of the New Hampshire State Police Major Crimes Unit.
Wiberg, Patricia S., Attorney for Amanda Bortner. 2010: Prosecutor with the NH Dept of Safety Prosecution Office. See Patricia O'Brien, above.
Woodcock, Elizabeth. Assistant Attorney General of New Hampshire. Defended New Hampshire State Prison Warden against Chad Evans Federal Claim for Writ of Habeas Corpus in 2009.
Yorke, Thomas. Sergeant, New Hampshire State Police. Conducted surveillance on Chad Evans in summer of 2001.