Archives for March 2011

Vidocq presents Michelle Hynes!

Michelle Hynes LLB (Hons) is a multiple award winning law graduate from the University of Glasgow. She has recently finished studying for the Diploma in Legal Practice and is en-route to the Faculty of Advocates where she hopes to be called to the Scottish Bar. Michelle’s journey to the legal profession has been marked by personal tragedy. She […]

Recap cclivechat March 25, 2011

A roller coaster CCLiveChat that went on for 90 minutes if we had not been called back to our daily duties! We started of with my request for help. There are cases were I could use help researching a cold case, post an introduction to the case, and then keep the case up to date. […]

More on Laura Henderson-Ibach’s case

Laura Henderson-Ibach disappeared on March 28, 1986. She and her husband Jack Ibach were getting a divorce. Authorities suspect that she was kidnapped, murdered, and her remains discarded somewhere in the Alaskan wilderness. Her remains have never been found but some of her personal belongings were. Charged and sentenced to life for this crime were […]

Update Stephen Miera

Stephen Miera may have been forgotten by the media and the authorities but he is not forgotten by his family. His youngest sister, Antonia Light, emailed me some memories. Antonia remembered that her mother had hired a detective to see what he could find out. She thinks that his last name was Stone. He gave Antonia’s mother a report […]

Recap #cclivechat March 18, 2011

A fast-paced #cclivechat that still has my mind spinning… here goes: Joined by TRLeVeque, KatCop13, TanyaGoodwinDoc, SarahEGlenn, BlueDog89, IowaColdCases, WyndhamForensic, OceanBluePress, WorldCrime, and of course, ColdCaseSquad, our discussions focussed on digital forensics in the cases of Novak and Wei, we touched on the Linda Sohus case, we discussed extradition, Crime Stoppers, rewards, and facial mapping. The […]

Do you recognise this man?

On November 25, 2007, Jason Wei, restaurant owner and father of two young children, was murdered during a robbery at the Osaka Ya Sushi Restaurant at 815 West Naomi Avenue, Arcadia, CA. Despite efforts, there are few leads. I quote from the Arcadia Police Officer’s Association Info Blog: “The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today […]

What happened to Linda Sohus?

From the LASD on Nixle: On  March 15, 2011, the LA County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges against Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter for the 1985 murder of John Sohus(26). Gerhartsreiter, of German nationality, is also known as Christopher Chichester or Clark Rockefeller. “In February of 1985, John (26) and Linda Sohus (28) disappeared from their home in the 1900 block […]

Vidocq presents the Legal Bizzle!

Our Legal Bizzle is an in house commercial/contracts lawyer, mostly doing outsourcing work. He spends his days arguing with sales managers and tries to work as much Latin as possible into his contracts. In the evenings, he blogs passive-aggressively at The Bizzle. He also tweets. His answers to my questions: 1: What is your most favourite part of […]