Nissensohn accused of molestation, jailhouse murder confession
Jessica Pillow lived her entire life in Texas. She was living in Fort Worth with her grandmother when her mother called — they were going on a road trip. Pillow was excited — she didn’t spend much time with her mother, who was effectively homeless. The next day, Teresa Pillow picked her daughter up in a big rig truck, driven by Joseph Michael Nissensohn.
They were to be gone for a few weeks, Jessica Pillow testified Tuesday morning during the Nissensohn triple murder trial. She only spent a few nights in the truck before going back home.
The adventure began with them leaving Texas. Her first impressions of the accused murderer were good. Nissensohn “seemed like he was a good guy, especially good for my mom.” He asked the then-11-year-old if she wanted to live on the road and be home schooled, an exciting prospect for the girl who hadn’t seen her mom in a few years. That day went smoothly, she said.
The second day, however, did not. On the first real day of the trip, her mother got on the CB radio, she said, and asked if any truckers going southbound “wanted company” and to “holler back.” They were parked at a truck stop when her mother left for an hour.
Nissensohn asked the young girl if she knew what her mom was doing. “‘You know what your mother does, right?’” Pillow quoted. “‘She sells her body for money.’” He offered to show her what he meant, pulling out ...
... reads Image: Joseph Michael Nissensohn is accused of killing South Lake Tahoe 15-year-old Kathy Graves in ... and 13-year-old Tammy Jarschke in Monterey County in 1981. Nissensohn has been held in El Dorado County Jail awaiting trial since 2008. ...
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... She had no way of knowing that just days before Joseph Nissensohn became her roommate in South Lake Tahoe that he murdered a ... The woman’s body was found in May of 1989—the same month Nissensohn, his girlfriend and their child moved in with Theresa. “He was ...