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By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Cold Case solved: Charles Martinez arrested for 2009 murder of Victor Martinez

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has solved a 2009 murder case: the death of Victor Martinez. Detectives arrested Charles Martinez, 28, Saturday in the death of Victor Martinez, 21. photo/ Gerd Altmann More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Discovery’s ‘Killing Fields’ season 3 heads to Virginia on January 4 to explore Carrie Singer murder

Across America, there are isolated places that appear untouched. In these desolate and sprawling areas – known as killing fields – dozens of deaths remain mysteries, baffling anyone daring enough to investigate. On Thursday, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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John Henry Van Uden arrested in 1994 cold case murder of mother, Frances Marjorie Van Uden

The Newport Beach Police Department arrested a man for the 1994 murder of his mother, ending a two decade cold case. John Henry Van Uden III, 70, of Dana Point, was taken into custody without incident and charged with More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Janie Landers 1979 murder case solved: DNA analysis links to dead, convicted rapist, murderer Gerald Dunlap

An Oregon State Police detective was finally able to provide closure to a 1979 cold case, the murder of Janie Landers, the 18-year-old Salem woman who went missing on March 9, 1979. On March 14, Landers’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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‘Unsolved Mysteries’ ‘Skeleton in a Box’ case finally closed as dead body identified as Joseph Mulvaney

Tips for the popular TV show “Unsolved Mysteries” and DNA testing led Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office to a 99.99% match to the bones in a 25-year-old missing persons case. Joseph Mulvaney, More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, October 29th, 2017
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Cold Case: Jose Hernandez-Portillo, missing since 2016, identified as ‘remains’ found in Maryland park

Police said Thursday that the human remains found at Quiet Waters Park have been identified as Jose Hernandez-Portillo, a 22-year-old Annapolis man who was first reported missing in 2016. Hernandez-Portillo is More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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Cold Case: Two arrested for 1983 murder of Timothy Coggins, three others linked to cover-up

Police have arrested five people in west-central Georgia, in connection to the 1983 death of a 23-year-old black man in a case which involved a deep cover-up. Frankie Gebhardt, 59, and Bill Moore Sr., 58, were More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Discovery’s set new true crime ‘Alaska Homicide’ series for a June 2 debut, explores high rate of cold cases

In the largely untouched landscape of Alaska, people go missing at an eerily high rate with more missing people per capita than any other state. It’s a place where people can vanish into the wilderness without More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Oklahoma ME identifies Donella Zukosky as body found in Pittsburg County, Chris Winters charged

An Oklahoma woman’s body has been identified as the body found in Pittsburg County on Wednesday after an anonymous tip linked the murder to Chris Winters, who was being held on drug related charges. Donella More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Florida should vote to retain Judge John Badalamenti who fights loopholes and abuses of the law

While Florida voters focus on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, there are plenty of important decisions which go unnoticed and the retention of judges is one of the more difficult decisions for voters. Judge John More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, September 21st, 2015
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Michael Jones arrested for Kristina Wesselman cold case murder

A 30-year search may have come to an end as an Illinois man was charged Sunday with two murder charges and one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault in connection with the death of Kristina Wesselman, said More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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Alps shooting murders: Patrice Menegaldo suspected, Sylvain Mollier blamed by family

A French foreign legion solder, Patrice Menegaldo, fits profile of hitman behind murder of British family and French cyclist in 2012, prosecutor says. Menegaldo, who killed himself last year, was interviewed as More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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2014 Cold case: Murder victim Andrew Surage CCTV video released

The Toronto police homicide squad has released surveillance video Tuesday it hopes will help identify suspects in the Andrew Surage murder outside a west-end after-hours bar in 2014. Surage, 42, father of five, More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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Modern Forensic Science: Solving the Oldest and Coldest Cases

Modern forensic science is useful for investigators as a means of solving the most complex crimes. But, most people mistakenly believe that it’s only useful for modern or recent ones. Some new research proves More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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Anthony Parker cold case murder: Jimel Frank, Karl Roye arrested

Two Connecticut residents have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Anthony Parker in 2011. The arrests may be end to a long cold case roadblock in the case. Jimel Frank, 27, and Karl Roye, 24, were More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Quanzell Hood arrested for murder of lottery winner Arthur Neal

Detroit police made an arrest in the killing of Arthur Neal, an 86-year-old grandfather who relatives said won a $20,000 lottery prize, but vanished just before he planned to collect. Quanzell A. Hood, 20, of Detroit More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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Nichole Millsaps murder: Michigan man, Simon Smith, sentenced for meth lab, weapons charge

A former Michigan man, linked the cold case murder of Nichole Millsaps, has been sentenced to two years in prison for running a meth lab and a weapons charge. Simon Douglas Smith, 35, pleaded guilty in Federal court More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Matthew Gibson drives from North Carolina to Arizona, confesses to 1997 murdre of Barbara Brown

In the latest cold case being solved, a man drove across the country to confess to a 1997 murder. The man, Matthew Gibson, drove from his home in North Carolina to turn himself over to police for murdering the Bullhead More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Pennsylvania murder suspect Joe Miller arrested in Texas as church deacon, Roy Eubanks

The man has been on the run for over thirty years, but the manhunt ended Monday when Joseph Miller was finally arrested in connection to a 1981 homicide. Joseph Lewis Miller Miller, 78, was arrested in Mineola, More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Reggae exec Dennis Graham arrested for 2002 murder of Winston King

An open murder case in Maryland moved ahead this week as a reggae music executive was arrested at JFK airport for an incident which occurred in 2002. The fugitive had created a new identity and eluded officials More...


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