Shannon Melendi, an Emory University student, was last seen on March 26, 1994. In 2006, Colvin ‘Butch’ Hinton III, told authorities in chilling detail how he raped and murdered Melendi and then burned the body and spread the woman's ashes.
Shannon Melendi, an Emory University student, was last seen on March 26, 1994. In 2006, Colvin ‘Butch’ Hinton III, told authorities in chilling detail how he raped and murdered Melendi and then burned the body and spread the woman's ashes. AP File
Shannon Melendi, an Emory University student, was last seen on March 26, 1994. In 2006, Colvin ‘Butch’ Hinton III, told authorities in chilling detail how he raped and murdered Melendi and then burned the body and spread the woman's ashes. AP File

Decades after rape and murder, family fights to keep Shannon Melendi’s killer behind bars

March 26, 2018 05:59 PM