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Earth to Earth and Ashes to Ashes
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 – 10:53 pm | No Comment
Earth to Earth and Ashes to Ashes

Finally, my father is being put to rest. The surreal feelings that I have been having is starting to wear off. This is good because I need to move from feeling shocked. However, I feel that I am giving in to my anger. The reality of never seeing my father again is sinking into my bones.

June 1st, 1981 and Before
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 9:59 pm | 11 Comments
June 1st, 1981 and Before

This week I wrote about what things were like before June 2nd, 1981. Before Larry Neumann murdered my father Ron Scharff and his barmaid Patricia Freeman in my father’s tavern in Lakemoor, IL.

What Is The Purpose of McHenry County 1981 and Why Should We Care?
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 8:45 am | No Comment
What Is The Purpose of McHenry County 1981 and Why Should We Care?

Paul Scharff, the eldest son of Ron Scharff, who was murdered in Lakemoor, Illinois in June of 1981 along with his employee Patricia Freeman, gives his thoughts on why the public should care about this case and what the purpose of the efforts are around the McHenry County 1981 group and web site.

Listen To Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Robert Freeman on Dennis Griffin’s Las Vegas and The Mob
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 8:46 pm | No Comment
Listen To Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Robert Freeman on Dennis Griffin’s Las Vegas and The Mob

On April 15 at 8pm CST, Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Robert Freeman appeared on Dennis Griffin’s Las Vegas and The Mob radio program on Blog Talk Radio. While the show had some technical difficulties, it wound up being a great conversation. Paul and Holly give background on the case and update us on the current happenings. Paul and Simon Barrett of Blogger News Network update us on the drop in officers covering the case over the last 4 months from 20 to 2. Robert Freeman and Simon Barrett give updates on conversations they’ve had with the McHenry County Sheriff.

Paul and Robert made it very clear – we need to get the word out. Larry Neumann should be named as the killer to give the families closure on this case – and the families would like to know what stopped the McHenry County Sheriff from closing this case sooner.

You can download the show directly here.

Paul and Holly On Dennis Griffin’s BlogTalk Radio Show April 15 at 8pm.
Monday, 13 Apr, 2009 – 6:13 am | 2 Comments
Paul and Holly On Dennis Griffin’s BlogTalk Radio Show April 15 at 8pm.

On April 15th at 8 PM CT, Paul Scharff and Holly Hager will be guests on Dennis Griffin’s Blog Talk Radio Show, Las Vegas and the Mob.

They will be talking about the Ron Scharff/Patricia Freeman murder case and its current status. If you would like to call in and ask any questions, you can by dialing (646) 478-0982.

JOHN L. SMITH: Some wiseguys were killers while others really lived to kill
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 6:21 am | No Comment
JOHN L. SMITH: Some wiseguys were killers while others really lived to kill

Frank Cullotta was interviewed again by John L. Smith for an article in the Las Vegas Review Journal. The article discusses Larry Neumann, the killer of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman, and his ability to scare gangsters and cops alike with his propensity to kill.

Cullotta’s Hole In The Wall Gang and Larry Neumann
Saturday, 10 Jan, 2009 – 9:58 am | One Comment

Tags: 1114 Argyle Street, chicago, chicago outfit, ernie davino, frank cullotta, hole in the wall gang, joe blasko, larry neumann, las vegas, leo guardino, wayne matecki

Frank Cullotta and Dennis Arnoldy talk about the 1981 Murders of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman
Friday, 9 Jan, 2009 – 11:31 pm | No Comment
Frank Cullotta and Dennis Arnoldy talk about the 1981 Murders of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman

In this video interview, Denny Griffin talks to Frank Cullotta, former lieutenant to Tony Spilotro turned government witness, and Dennis Arnoldy, former FBI Agent who debriefed Cullotta about his involvement in the Spilotro gang, about the 1981 murders of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman in Lakemoor, Illinois. Frank and Dennis also talk about why Frank brought this murder up to the McHenry County Police during the time he was being debriefed. Denny Griffin co-authored the book “Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness” with Frank Cullotta.

Current Newspaper Coverage (2008-Present)
Thursday, 8 Jan, 2009 – 5:40 am | No Comment

Tags: andrew zinke, carol marin, don moseley, frank cullotta, george hendle, holly hager, jim hager, keith nygren, larry neumann, mchenry county sheriff, mchenry-county, newspapers, northwest herald, patricia freeman, paul scharff, ron scharff, sun times

Who was Larry Neumann?
Thursday, 8 Jan, 2009 – 5:07 am | 2 Comments
Who was Larry Neumann?

Who is Larry Neumann? Denny Griffin, the man who co-authored the book Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness with Frank Cullotta, provides this profile.

Also includes other links to information about Neumann we have found in our searches.