For 30 Years, Suspect In Southampton Double Murder Case Has Eluded Capture, Justice - 27 East

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For 30 Years, Suspect In Southampton Double Murder Case Has Eluded Capture, Justice

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Michael Stephens

Michael Stephens

 senior investigator

senior investigator

 Troop L

Troop L

 Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Bureau of Criminal Investigation

 based in Riverside with one of the four volumes of paperwork in the case. JOSEPH SHAW

based in Riverside with one of the four volumes of paperwork in the case. JOSEPH SHAW

Michael Stephens

Michael Stephens

 senior investigator

senior investigator

 Troop L

Troop L

Joseph P. Shaw on Dec 16, 2016
He turned 72 in October. He’s tall, nearly 6 feet, and probably stocky, pushing 200 pounds. What hair he has left is probably gray. He has blue eyes. A trendy... more

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