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Man executed for 1995 rape, murder of Fla. boy

CBS News - 12 Feb 2014
Chavez abducted Jimmy Ryce at gunpoint after the boy got off a school bus on Sept. 11, 1995, in rural southwestern Miami-Dade County. Trial testimony showed Chavez raped the boy and then shot him when he tried to escape, dismembering his body and ...
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Remembering Andrea Parsons 24 years after disappearance

Palm Beach Post - 16 Jul 2017
Parsons said she will work with a victims-rights organization to try to keep Price detained under the Jimmy Ryce Act — a state law passed in 1998 that requires the state to evaluate sex offenders before they are released from prison, with most ...
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K-9 Prince will soon assist Lou finding missing children

York Daily Record/Sunday News - 08 Jul 2017
Both dogs were donated by The Jimmy Ryce Center, and care is through donations. Prince, once fully trained, like Lou, will assist York County's Child Abduction Response Effort. The team responds whenever a child is reported missing. Although Prince is ...
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20th Anniversary Of Disappearance, Death Of Jimmy Ryce

CBS Local - 11 Sep 2015
After their son's death, the Ryce's established the Jimmy Ryce Center for Victims of Predatory Abduction, a non-profit organization that works to increase public awareness and education about sexual predators. It provides counseling services for ...
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Sister Of Child Miami Murder Victim Jimmy Ryce Dead At Age 35

CBS Local - 15 Jan 2013
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Martha Ryce, a Redland native who dedicated her life to advocate for missing children after the murder of her brother Jimmy Ryce, has died at the age of 35. Ryce committed suicide on December 30th in Atlanta, according to CBS4 News ...
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Jury: Calhoun man a child sex predator

The News Herald - 15 Dec 2016
After the jury's verdict, Circuit Judge Shonna Gay ordered Dunivan to be transported to the Florida Civil Commitment Center in Arcadia, where he will remain indefinitely. The Jimmy Ryce Act allows civil commitment of the most serious sex offenders ...
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West York officials introduce new K-9 detective - 04 Apr 2017
Musselman picked up the 13-week-old puppy from the Jimmy Ryce Center in Florida. Mayor Shawn Mauck said, "The Ryce Foundation ensures that agencies like ours and the county have assets like Prince to ensure we can find missing children, abducted ...
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Jimmy Ryce killer Juan Carlos Chavez executed

WPTV - 13 Feb 2014
STARKE, Fla. (AP) -- A man has been executed in Florida for raping and killing a 9-year-old boy 18 years ago, a death that spurred the victim's parents to press nationwide for stronger sexual predator confinement laws. Authorities say 46-year-old Juan ...
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Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators

Sun-Sentinel - 01 Sep 2013
A violent sex crime devastated Don Ryce's family. A kidnapper raped and murdered his young son, and the resulting pain and grief may have hastened the deaths of his wife and daughter. Ryce found some comfort in the Florida law, passed in his son's ...
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Man admits in phone call to sexually abusing teen, police say

WESH Orlando - 07 Apr 2017
Prosecutors say Holland will be eligible for confinement under the Jimmy Ryce Law, which states that sex offenders can be confined after serving their prison terms if they're a danger to the community. Man admits in phone call to sexually abusing teen ...
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Jimmy Ryce's legacy

WPTV - 13 Feb 2014
WESR PALM BEACH, Fla. - Since the search for Jimmy Ryce started in 1995, Nancy McBride with the local Missing and Exploited Children organization, has gotten to know Jimmy's parents. She helped them make this flyer for the community to help find the ...
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Two Hialeah K9s found dead in cop's SUV at Davie home

Miami Herald - 28 May 2015
More than six years ago, Hialeah patrol officer Nelson Enriquez was teamed up with a dog named Jimmy, a bloodhound named after Jimmy Ryce, the 9-year-old South Florida boy whose abduction and murder 20 years ago transfixed the nation. The dog lived ...
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Convicted rapist will be detained under Jimmy Ryce Act - 22 Mar 2012
Instead of being freed, he has been held at the Florida Civil Commitment Center in Arcadia as he awaited a new trial under the Jimmy Ryce Act. This act allows sexually violent predators to be committed for treatment indefinitely against their will.
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West York Borough gains new K-9 detective

ABC27 - 03 Apr 2017
The K-9 is named after the Prince Athletic Association, which contributed generously to acquire him from Jimmy Ryce Center. The West York Borough Council approved a K-9 initiative suggested by Mayor Shawn Mauck in early March. The borough's K-9 unit ...
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Convicted rapist questions his victims at Jimmy Ryce hearing

WKMG Orlando - 23 Oct 2012
The state wants him committed to a Department of Children and Families-run sex offender treatment facility under Florida's Jimmy Ryce law, where the state can ask the inmate be committed to a rehabilitation facility before being released into the ...
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Bloodhound puppy sworn in as police officer

USA TODAY - 01 May 2017
The Prince Athletic Club donated $10,000 so that Prince could be picked up at the Jimmy Ryce Center. Leader Heights Animal Hospital will be helping to take care of the dog. Borough Animal Response krew donated a dog bed, food and snacks for Prince.

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