Archives for August 2010

New leads in 1955 cold case of Alice Barton

The BBC posts that police have new leads in the cold case of Alice Barton (49) who was killed in 1955. Her body was found in Woodchurch, Birkenhead, UK. Her murderer has never been caught and the case remained open. Merseyside Police’s Serious Crime Review Unit has recently received new information about the case. A police spokeswoman […]

Colorado’s Cold Cases go online!

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) Cold Case Unit, in partnership with, announced the launch of an online Cold Case Database that citizens may access via the official state Web site at This is the first time the public will have online access to this data, which was previously managed in paper and computer […]

Zeigler, Part XIII

Zeigler, Part XIII WARNING: this post contains actual crime scene photographs. They are very graphic. The photographs are not included to sensationalize the case. They are included because they tell a story. If you scroll down and continue to read, you will view them at your own risk. ________________________________________________________________ Zeigler’s first trial attorney Ralph “Terry” […]

CSI: Fact or Fiction?

Quiz time on DCC: How many people does it take to process a DNA sample? According to television, 1 technician can do it all. But, is this reality? Check this out: Find out more here!

The 1985 murder of Vincent Caciola

California, Maryland: Vincent Caciola (known by his friends as “Vince”) was reported missing on August 14, 1985 by his wife, Kimberly Rene Caciola (now Ms. Kimberly Grubbs). She reportedly left her husband at their residence located on Iris Drive in California, Maryland (St. Mary’s County) in the late evening hours of the 14th to retrieve items […]

Stolen: Paula Ream’s remains and coffin

Lancaster, PA: Police are looking for the thief who dug up Paula Ream’s remains and coffin and disappeared into the night. Police said someone went into the Riverview Memorial Cemetery along the 1200 block of South Duke Street in Lancaster late Thursday night or early Friday morning and dug up Paula Ream’s grave. Paula was […]

Zeigler, Part XII

Please watch A&E’s Investigative Reports to see some of the key players in the case of William Thomas Zeigler.