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By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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This Day in History: Natalee Holloway goes missing, Stephany Flores Ramirez dead five years later, Joran Van der Sloot guilty

May 30, 2005 was the day Natalee Holloway went missing and five years later, Stephany Flores Ramirez was found dead and Joran Van der Sloot confessed to the murder. Authorities believe Van der Sloot attempted to More...

By Rob Weidow On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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‘Trial By Fire’ Review: A father falsely executed is the theme of this Cameron Todd Willingham story

Trial by Fire is the latest movie from Academy Award winning director Edward Zwick (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Blood Diamond). The movie brings us to the small Texas town of Corsicana on December 23, 1991. It More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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FBI Albany Announces Reward in Tammy Mahoney Case

FBI Albany Special Agent in Charge James N. Hendricks has announced a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the recovery of the body of Tammy Mahoney and/or the arrest and prosecution of those responsible More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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Hartford Man, Arthur Stanley Sentenced to Life for 2011 Murder of Keith Washington

U.S. Attorney John H. Durham and Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane announced that ARTHUR STANLEY, also known as “Wiggs,” 29, of Hartford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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FBI Launches Publicity Effort in 20 Year Cold Case Fugitive Hunt for Jean Leonard Faure

The FBI is renewing its efforts to find Jean Leonard Faure, age 54, who is wanted in connection with a rape, sodomy, and burglary charges out of Douglas County. Originally arrested by local authorities in Roseburg, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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$24,000 Reward Offered in Hardeman County Cold Case, Murder of Michael Bell

Representatives from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the 25th Judicial District Attorney General and the Hardeman County Sheriff today announced a $24,000 More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Former Babysitter Nicole Chapple Arrested 12 Years After Brutal LA Murder of Taja Jones

Twelve years after the gruesome killing of 35-year-old Taja Jones who was found beaten and shot in a vehicle in South Los Angeles in 2006, a woman and her boyfriend were arrested and are now facing murder charges. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Bronx Man, Jose Santiago-Ortiz Sentenced to Life for 2010 murder of Jerry Tide

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that JOSE SANTIAGO-ORTIZ was sentenced today to three consecutive life sentences for murder, participating in a narcotics More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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DNA links serial rapist Michael Sumpter to 1969 Cold Case murder of Harvard student Jane Britton

A Massachusetts district attorney announced Tuesday afternoon that the 1969 cold case murder of a Harvard University student has finally been solved thanks to forensic DNA testing. Serial rapist Michael Sumpter More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Quentin Moore will head to trial for multiple murders: Jorge Caro, Larry Postelwaite and Sharon Paulette

After years of delays over mental health, Quentin C. Moore will finally go to trial over a decade later for the death of Jorge Caro, Larry Postelwaite and Sharon Paulette. Moore, 37, was charged in 2007 as part More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Cold Case: Serial killer Samuel Little confesses multiple murders from 1970s, 1980s, including Fredonia Smith, Daisy McGuire, Dorothy Richard

Two investigators in Georgia appear to have closed the book on two cold case murders over 35 years ago as serial killer Samuel Little. Little also confessed to details linked to the Louisiana strangling of Dorothy More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Cold Case: DNA Testing identifies Elizabeth Lamotte as dead body found in 1985

According to a release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, a partially decomposing body found in 1985 has been identified as Elizabeth “Liz” Lamotte, a missing teenager from New Hampshire. Elizabeth More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Florida: Benjamin Holmes arrested for 2001 cold case murder of Christine Franke after geneaology site links DNA

A DNA match from a genealogy website helped Orlando police detectives make in an arrest in the 2001 slaying of a University of Central Florida student. Benjamin Holmes has been arrested for the shooting death of More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Washington State: Tommy Ross Jr walks free from 40-year-old murder case, arrested again in Oregon six hours later

A bizarre story from the northwest as a 60-year-old man convicted of murder who was also charged in a 40-year-old Port Angeles murder case had his charges dismissed by a judge, walked out of the Clallam County More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Florida: Curtis Webb charged in 2001 Cold Case murder of Victoria Arena

From Florida, comes news that Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Cold Case Unit has closed a 2001 murder case after the unexpected death of the suspect in the investigation: Curtis Webb. Victoria Arena, 32, was More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Wisconsin: Body found in lake identified as Thomas Engel, who went missing in 1996

A body found in a Wisconsin lake last year has officially been identified as Thomas Engel, a man who was reported as missing in 1996. Engel, 31 at the time of the report, was found dead in a Waukesha County lake, Okauchee More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Connecticut: William Leverett bursts into church to confess to the murder of Hartford jogger Melissa Millan

A man burst into a Connecticut church and confessed to the congregation that he was the person who killed a Hartford jogger four years ago. Michael Trazinski, the pastor at Open Gate Ministries in East Granby, talked More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Cold Case: FBI offers reward for information on the brutal murder of Virginia State Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman

The FBI Washington Field Office, along with the Virginia State Police, Manassas City Police Department, and the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney Prince William County, seek assistance from the public to identify More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Florida: Luke Fleming arrested for 1999 Cold Case murder of Deborah Dalzel

A Florida man has been arrested in the 1999 cold case murder of a 47-year-old Sarasota woman who was raped, then strangled with a T-shirt. On March 29, 1999 Deborah Dalzell was brutally attacked, beaten and gagged More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Florida Cold Case: DNA links Orlance Sangster to 2010 murder of Damion Allen

Orlance Sangster Florida authorities announced that they have solved a cold case murder with the arrest of an incarcerated drug dealer who sports a tattoo of a spider web on his forehead and a tattoo of the words More...


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