This is dedicated to Travis Holappa who was kidnapped, tortured and murdered on July 25, 2004 in Northern Minnesota. This was all due to meth. I am Travis' mother and I wish to make this devastation turn into a better thing by educating and exposing the truth about meth, the dangers, and the deadly consequences it brings about to individuals and communities.

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I want to do what I can to educate people about what is going on around the world with the meth problem. I want people to know about it BEFORE they even get the idea to want to try it. It is a dangerous drug and will ruin your life as well as all those who love you. I am on a mission on behalf of my only son, Travis.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Killer thought victim was police informant (Kansas)

Killer thought victim was police informant
The Wichita Eagle

David Meggers thought Bonnie Galloway was a police snitch who was trying to sell him some bad drugs, so he stabbed her to death, he admitted Wednesday in court.

Meggers, 27, pleaded guilty in Reno County District Court to premeditated first-degree murder in the Jan. 27 death of Galloway, 36.

He will face a term of life without parole for at least 25 years when he is sentenced April 25.

Meggers told District Judge Steve Becker that he stabbed Galloway in her South Hutchinson home after he went there to buy cocaine and methamphetamine.

Deputy Reno County District Attorney Thomas Stanton said Meggers decided to kill Galloway after concluding that the meth she was trying to sell him was not real.

Meggers also assumed -- mistakenly -- that Galloway had become a police informant after her arrest last year on felony drug charges, Stanton said.

Galloway, who was awaiting trial on the charges at the time of her death, had been granted a continuance in the case. Meggers wrongly thought the delay was a sign that Galloway was working with police, Stanton said. The continuance was a routine matter that had nothing to do with the facts of her case.

Investigators said that when Meggers confessed to killing Galloway, he also claimed to have murdered people in three other states. Stanton said a thorough KBI investigation of those claims turned up no evidence that any of those crimes occurred.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keep up the good work

Thursday, November 30, 2006 1:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my mother was killed by a meth user. not just any guy on the street, her own son. yes, people need to be made aware that this can happen. we didnt know about the meth use until after she was killed. when i looked meth up on the computer, i found that one of the side affects is homicidal thoughts after long term use. 3 weeks before my mom's death she advised us that he was a paranoid schizo. i look it up and it said nothing about the potential to kill another, as a matter of fact, it said they are likely to kill themselves. my mom tried to get him into an institution but they have to say they want help. funny how they leave the decision up to someone who is incapable of making decisions??? anyway, keep talking. tell all.

Friday, December 02, 2011 3:33:00 PM  

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