Update Joseph James DeAngelo, Jr.

DeAngelo, Jr. appeared in court on Dec 6, 2018. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Sweet decided he will keep his court appointed attorney Diane Howard as he is not deemed to have enough financial means to do otherwise. “Prosecutors from Contra Costa, Tulare, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Orange counties have agreed to a joint trial […]

Update Nicky Verstappen

On Dec 12, 2018 Jos Brech appeared in court. He denied having abused, kidnapped, and killed Nicky Verstappen (11) in 1998. The prosecution explained where Brech’s DNA was found: most (18 spots) was on all four sides of Nicky’s underwear, one spot on his PJ bottoms, and one spot on his body. They also found […]

The Coroner’s Daughter by Andrew Hughes

I read about the book ‘The Coroner’s Daughter’ by Andrew Hughes in the BBC History Magazine. As my readers know I like to read historical fiction especially if it takes place at the onset of forensic sciences. Well, Hughes opens the story with a severed hand and floating baby lungs in a glass bowl with […]

Albino Luciani, Pope John Paul I

Albino Luciani, known as smiling Pope John Paul I, died on Sept 28, 1978 after a papal reign of only 33 days. He was 65 years old. Lack of clarity The death of Albino Luciani (Oct 17, 1912 – Sept 28, 1978) has long been one of speculation, intrigue, conspiracy, and wild accusations involving the […]

The lingering case of Tommy Zeigler

Blood and truth: the lingering case of Tommy Zeigler and how Florida fights DNA testing. The Tampa Bay is publishing a new six-series about the case of William Thomas Zeigler. As my readers know, I have been involved in this case since the 90s. There are so many posts about this case on my blog that […]

Sally Shepherd, more details

My readers are the best. I said it before and I will keep saying it. Three readers have contacted me about the Sally Shepherd case providing more details. The Case Sally Shepherd was picked up somewhere in Peckham, South London, stripped naked, raped, and beaten to death at the end of 1979. She was struck […]

Suzy Lamplugh: excavation unsuccessful

The Metropolitan Police is still trying to find answers in the case of Suzy Lamplugh (25) who went missing in July 1986. She was officially declared dead and presumed murdered in 1994. Suzy Lamplugh was a realtor and had left her office in London to meet a client only known as Mr. Kipper. The case […]

Hazel Juanita Hanna and Cynthia Lorraine Bell

UPDATE Nov 12, 2018: one of my readers sent me some newspaper articles with more details and pictures identifying each girl, just scroll down. _____ Hazel Juanita Hanna and Cynthia Lorraine Bell were murdered in Missouri, 1976. There is shockingly little online. I found these two photographs but I am not even sure who is […]