Jamie Snow was born and raised in the Bloomington/Normal area. His father, Jr Snow, was a very well known stock car race driver and some of Jamie's favorite memories is spending time traveling with his father on the stock car circuit. Jamie lost his mother to cancer when he was 15, and his father passed away subsequently. Jamie has six children and five grandchildren. In 1999, Jamie and his co-defendant Susan Claycomb were both arrested for the murder of Bill Little, a gas station attendant who was the victim of an apparent armed robbery and murder on March 31st, 1991. Susan was tried first, and acquitted in 2000. Jamie was found guilty in a subsequent trial and was sentenced to life without parole. Jamie resides in Stateville prison and has been a model prisoner. He is currently enrolled in courses from DePaul University and Northwestern.