Over the past week or two, Toni Ingram has tried to perpetuate the idea that in the days prior to Morgan Ingram’s death, an arrest of Keenan Vanginkel was imminent.
On July 9, 2013 Toni Ingram wrote:
Keenan would know that the record of his hours working for City Market was going to be handed over the Sheriff’s department the following week. Not only did the Detective think that, “if anything, the stalking was going to escalate.” He would ask for, and receive increased patrols, an extra one or two a night. And they would all be 100% focused up on our roof. What did they find out? And why did they not share it with us? http://morganingram.com/wordpress/?p=4169
On June 14, 2013 Toni wrote:
- Nov 29, 2011 – before 5:00 PM Detective Glassmire is over at our house and tells me that he is 100% certain that Keenan Vanginkel is the stalker.
- Nov 29, 2011 – before 5:00 PM Detective Glassmire tells me that he believes the stalking is going to escalate.
- Nov 29, 2011 – before 5:00 PM Detective Glassmire tells me that he will be picking up Keenan’s work record from City Market that coming Tuesday (same day Morgan is due to give her official statement), and when he overlays that work schedule with my timeline he is confident he will be very close to making an arrest for Felony Stalking. http://morganingram.com/wordpress/?p=4058
The above statement (in bold) got me thinking.
According to Toni and Steve Ingram, police dropped the stalking investigation like a bad habit after Morgan died. However, detectives did pick up Keenan’s work records, as evidenced by their presence in the supplemental reports. This tells me that on Tuesday December 6, 2011 police were still looking at Keenan Vanginkel in relation to the stalking of Morgan Ingram. Why didn’t detectives make the follow-up arrest Toni writes about? According to Toni the only thing police had to do was compare Keenan’s work schedule with her timeline and Keenan would be arrested for felony stalking. So what happened? Why was there no arrest?
It doesn’t take a genius to realize the work records/timeline overlay was not the smoking gun for which the Ingrams hoped.
Curious to see what was learned from the side by side comparison, I decided to create one.
A couple of things stand out:
First is how quickly the Ingrams concluded Morgan was being stalked. Only seven days passed between the day Morgan returned from California and the purchase of the outdoor motion alarm. In that seven day period there is one event that stands out. and that’s the hard bang on the bathroom window after Morgan closed it.
Second is the degree in which the work records exculpate Keenan Vanginkel. They clearly show Keenan could not be responsible for some of the most significant events, including the night the “stalker” was photographed in the driveway.
A few notes on formatting:
These were done in Excel and converted to .pdf (Acrobat Professional). and .jpg. The conversion from Excel is quirky so readers might notice some appearance issues here and there. For best viewing, I recommend downloading the pdf files However, I realize some people are not comfortable doing that, so I’ve provided .jpgs that can be viewed in the browser.
I have tried to be as accurate as possible and have double, triple, and sometimes quadruple checked all sources. It is a work in progress. Readers please let me know if you notice any errors.
This is the data for August and September 2011. I will upload October and November/December as soon as there finished.
August 22, 2011 Upon further reflection, I should have made the Aug 22 event reported in the blog teal rather than green. Toni said she woke to the sound of the lock beeping. The reliability of something Toni heard while asleep is suspect.
August 30, 2011 In her blog Toni places the date they captured the stalker on wildlife camera as Aug 29, 2011. This is somewhat misleading. The incident that prompted the call to police occurred on the 29th and the call to dispatch was logged at 23:55 or 11:55 PM. Dispatch notified officers at 1:05 AM and officers report they arrived at the Ingram home at 1:20 AM. Unfortunately, things get muddy from here. The timestamp on the wildlife cam picture shows the first deputy leaving at 00:43 which is 12:43 AM. The next picture shows two more deputies leaving at 00:44 or 12:44 AM. This begs the question, how could police be leaving at 12:45 AM if they didn’t even arrive until 1:20 AM? The”stalker” picture is stamped 00:46 or 12:46 AM. The final picture is what Toni says is the stalker trying to break the camera. That picture is stamped 00:48 or 12:48 AM. Obviously someone’s time line is not correct. I think we can all reasonably conclude whose interest would be served by altering the time. However, it could also be a simple mistake. In the end it is irrelevant. Keenan Vanginkel could not be in two places at once. He couldn’t be on the Ingram’s roof at 12:48 AM trying to knock down the camera and punching in at work exactly 10 minutes later.
Sept 3, 2011 When police were called about the Sept 5 incident Toni reports they went to the Harris home and spoke with Brooke. This is also detailed in the police report.
Brooke spoke with the deputy but told him Keenan was asleep and therefore not available. Toni did not believe Brooke and felt she was covering for Keenan.
I’ve worked hours similar to Keenan’s the majority of my adult life. Based on my own experience, alongside info shared by coworkers, it is my opinion that Keenan was quite likely sleeping, just as Brooke said.
Let’s look at Keenan Vanginkel’s schedule: On 9-3-2011 Keenan got off work around lunch time. He probably went home, ate lunch, watched TV or played video games or something similar in an attempt to unwind. He may have tried to take a nap.
He probably experienced some difficulty if he did try to sleep because doing so would go against his body’s natural circadian rhythm. Later as the sun went down, his pineal gland would begin to secrete melatonin and already sleep deprived from working nights, he most likely couldn’t keep from falling asleep until he had to go to work.
This is only my opinion, but as I said, it comes from 20 years of personal experience. When I worked midnights it was always my habit to go to sleep after dinner and then wake and go right into work. Consequently, the statement that Keenan was asleep doesn’t strike me as unusual.
Labor Day Weekend I’ve colored these events yellow because no time is given for the reported events.
This blog is long overdue for an update which I will try to write sometime this week.
In the meantime I want to make available these messages Ryan Ingram left for Mayra Martinez on her voice mail. (SEE BELOW)
Poor Ryan, he doesn’t seem like a bad guy. He probably doesn’t realize he’s a victim of his mother’s pathology.
…..and Ryan? Don’t call and harass Mayra for my actions. She doesn’t write this blog. If you want to talk someone drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll reply with my number.