Cold Cases

Hello Crimewatchers! I am so glad to be back after that little hiatus during the new year! I have some news to share with everyone concerning TCCF, and because of the awesomeness that CW has offered toward my project, I am happy to release some things in advance of tomorrow's important announcement. 1. We Ran Into A Little Problem: TCCF has always been the place for Daisy and I to discuss cold cases that rarely ever get the attention that they deserved. We tried our best to help bring these...
 
This is a general thread for short discussions on very old unsolved cold cases. Please note that if the case starts an active discussion, moderators may create a new thread highlighting said case.
1998 sexual assault cold case solved with blood sample from suspect’s autopsy The suspect died in 2014, but his fingerprint and blood sample matched DNA collected in 1998 West Falls Church VA Aug. 17, 1998 the suspect appeared as an exterminator and forced entry into a 32-year-old woman's home. The man threatened the victim with a gun and sexually assaulted her before she jumped two stories from a balcony to escape. DNA and fingerprints were taken as evidence from the scene, but the...
 
Hello! This new site is fantastic. Thank you to the Admins for the new look. 🙏🏼❤ I wanted to re-create a thread here that was on the last crimewatchers.net site and is no longer 😢 in 2015, I was very interested in looking back into the West Mesa Bone Collector case. I have an admittedly OCD fascination with tracking serial killers who have yet to be apprehended and theorizing their movements/potential victims etc. With that being said, I decided to attempt a comparison between the West...
 
2007 Boca Raton mall murders: Watch what police have to say The slayings of Nancy Bochicchio, 47, and her daughter, Joey Bochicchio-Hauser, 7, shocked the community and drew national attention. They were found bound and shot in an SUV in the parking lot of the Town Center mall shortly before midnight Dec. 12, 2007. Boca Raton police, in an interview with the Sun Sentinel and a video released Tuesday, are updating the public on what’s known about the Bochicchios’ case and a separate...
 
Missing wife of decapitated Georgia man found dead in lake May 17, 2014 With the discovery of the body of an 87-year-old Georgia woman whose disappearance came to light after her husband’s decapitated body was found in their waterfront home, authorities not only want to know who did it, but also why. Shirley Dermond’s body was found in Lake Oconee, south of Athens, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told reporters Friday. “We now, unfortunately, know that Shirley Dermond was murdered,”...
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Amy_Mihaljevic Amy Renee Mihaljevic (December 11, 1978 – October 27, 1989) was a ten-year-old American elementary school student who was kidnapped and murdered in the U.S. state of Ohio in 1989. Her murder case received national attention. The story of her unsolved kidnapping and murder was presented by John Walsh on the television show America's Most Wanted during the program's early years. To date, her killer has not been found, yet the case remains...
 
Circumstances of Disappearance On Christmas Eve in 1945, the Sodders and nine of their ten children settled in for the evening. Martha, and four of her siblings - Martha, Betty, Jennie and Maurice pleaded to be allowed to stay up and play with their new toys. Mrs. Sodder relented after the children promised to take care of their chores before coming to bed. Shortly after midnight Mrs. Sodder was awakened by the phone ringing. A female caller asked for a man whose name Mrs. Sodder did not...
 
Just starting another thread since one hasn't been re-started since the crash of '20. The SFPD said, soon after the GSK was nabbed, that they'd use a similar technique with the Zodiac's DNA. Due to the amount of time that has passed, I'm assuming nothing came of it.
 
Watch as this 19 year old case is experiencing a resurgence by 2 very determined men who remember the murder & seeing her burned home near their apartment. TARA LOUISE BAKER Tara was murdered in a heinous fashion on January 19, 2001 one day shy of her 24th birthday. The epitome of overkill: Tara was beaten, stabbed, and strangled. A sexual assault was not ruled out. The killer even went so far as to set her apartment on fire. Her laptop was stolen. According to the Augusta Chronicle...
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_JonBenét_Ramsey#/media/File:Jonbenet-ramsey.jpg
 
https://truecrimedaily.com/2017/05/08/exclusive-authorities-seek-help-identifying-possible-portland-slave-room-victims/ https://torontosun.com/news/world/crime-hunter-clues-slim-in-house-of-horror-case But perhaps there is confusion: where was this girl's color Polaroid photo found? In Russell Tillis house or in Oregon by these 2 brothers? https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/fl-duval-co-whtfem-10-25-brown-hair-living-photo-feb16.360779/page-4#post-16553319...
 
Starr Valley Jane Doe The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) Devil's Gate Jane Doe The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs). Thousand Springs Jane Doe The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) Shafter Jane Doe The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) Threads cases from Websleuths forum: Starr Valley Jane Doe NV']NV - NV - Elko Co., WhtFem UP8358, 20-25, posed in cross position, Jul'72 Devil's Gate Jane...
 
https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/serial-killer-rodney-alcalas-photos-released-can-you-id-any-of-these-women/1650156/ From Wikipedia In March 2010, the Huntington Beach and New York City Police Departments released 120 of Alcala's photographs and sought the public's help in identifying them, in the hope of determining if any of the women and children he photographed were additional victims. Approximately 900 additional photos could not be made public, police said, because they were too...
 
Carol Ryan was last seen on September 1, 1996 leaving East Room Bar off of James Street at approximately 2 a.m. Several hours later she was found seriously injured and left to die on Route 91 in Jamesville, NY. Carol was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries after five hours of surgery. Authorities stated that Carol had been brutally beaten and somebody had inserted an explosive device into her vagina. No one was been charged in this case.
 
Spangler was an actress and a dancer mainly noted for small film roles in the 1940s. She left her home in the Wiltshire district of Los Angeles, California on October 7, 1949 at approximately 5:00 p.m., en route to a farmer's market. She lived with her young daughter, Christine, her mother, her brother and her sister-in-law at the time. Spangler told her sister-in-law that she was meeting her former husband, Dexter Benner, to discuss a possible increase in child support payments on his part...
 
https://www.namus.gov/MissingPersons/Case#/34651 Shawn was last known to be at Menjo's Bar, a gay bar in Detroit, MI. His skull was found in 1992 in the Clinton River in Mount Clemens, it is believed that he was a homicide victim. The rest of his body has not been recovered.
 
https://www.wtol.com/article/news/local/nevaeh-buchanans-body-was-found-11-years-ago-her-murder-is-still-unsolved/512-5838ebb3-83bd-47b3-9759-5a10b0e8d32c Nevaeh Buchanan's body was found 11 years ago; her murder is still unsolved It has been 11 years since the body of 5-year-old Nevaeh Buchanan was found along the River Raisin on June 4, more than two weeks after she was reported missing from the Charlotte Arms apartment complex in Monroe. Her murder is still unsolved, but her family has...
 
On June 5, 1986, at approximately 2:42 p.m., Eugene Police and Eugene Fire Medics responded to an apartment at 255 High Street for a report of a deceased person, identified as 62-year-old Gladys May Hensley, who was located during a welfare check by an apartment employee after she had not been seen for several days. The investigation revealed it was a murder and that she was likely killed in the early hours of June 4, 1986. In August 2000, additional DNA work requests resulted in Hensley's...
 
ROBERT & FRIEDA WHEATLEY Cases # 88-88210 & # 88-88211 View KPTV's story on this Cold Case. On August 29, 1988, police responded to a welfare check at 2612 N. Holman, which was called in by the granddaughter of the occupants of that residence. Police entered the residence where they discovered the bodies of Robert Wheatley, 61, and Frieda Wheatley, 69, in the basement. The medical examiner determined the cause of death as strangulation. Detectives believe that the Wheatley’s died on...
 
https://www.marieclaire.com/culture/a32944829/who-was-rey-rivera-unsolved-mysteries/ The Death of Rey Rivera Remains Unsolved To This Day Trigger warning: Violence and a brief reference to suicide. In the first episode of Netflix's rebooted Unsolved Mysteries series, the mysterious and tragic story of Rey Rivera—the 32-year-old writer who dreamed of starting a family with wife Allison Rivera and writing movie scripts—unfolds in detail. On May 16, 2006, Rivera received an urgent phone call...
 
https://www.wthr.com/article/burger-chef-murders-25-year-old-mystery Burger Chef murders, a 25-year-old mystery Who did it? Who robbed the Burger Chef restaurant? Who murdered four employees? "That ended up, as of today, the only unsolved major case in my career." Ken York, former detective with the Indiana State Police, is one of the original investigators on the Burger Chef murder case. He's retired now, a private investigator. The case may be unsolved, but York thinks he knows who...
 
This case is technically "solved"; however, many questions remain (not the least of which is: was an innocent men executed?). I was living in Waco for several years; left a couple of months before this happened. I knew Vic Feazell casually- he was having trysts w/ my room mate. My impression of him was/is *smarmy*- not just because he was married & screwing around, but because he literally came across that way- just exuded ego, anything for attention, nasty personality in general. Also, the...

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