Daughter of Cold-Case Murder Suspect Speaks Out

July 13, 2023

Whitney Simmonds was stunned when her beloved father turned out to be an accused killer, hiding in plain sight for 40 years under a false name. Although she knew her dad as Wellman Simmonds, his real name is Donald Santini. He was wanted for the 1984 strangulation murder of 33-year-old Cynthia Wood in Florida. Following his arrest by the U.S. Marshals that exposed his secret life, Santini broke the news to Whitney that he has another family in Texas.

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