Archives for August 2011

Sum it Up #28

In this Sum it Up we focus on help to identify the unidentified that is coming from a new direction. “The computed tomography scanning machines at Inova Alexandria Hospital are typically used to diagnose strokes, blood clots and other internal injuries. But recently the hospital utilized its CT scanners for an unconventional purpose: to examine […]

Steve Hodel’s answers!

Steve Hodel’s answers! Steve immediately started answering the questions as soon as we emailed him the post. Thank you very much for doing this for DCC readers, Steve! 1: Do you know a guy named Lloyd Richman? No, name means nothing to me. 2: Did George Hodel was ever friends with Mark Hansen or spent time […]

Ken Lang on Skull reconstruction

As announced earlier, we will have a treat for you on September 16 because Ken Lang will join us for our cold case live chat on Twitter. To give you an example of Ken’s work and of course, to help seek more media attention for this unsolved cold case, he sent me these photographs. They […]

Questions for Steve re the Black Dahlia Case

Questions for Steve re the Black Dahlia Case. In his book, Black Dahlia Avenger, Steve shows that his father was inspired by the art of Man Ray. Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, (August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976), Man Ray was an American artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. I wanted to know more and looked […]

Execution date set for Skinner

According to the website of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Henry Skinner is set to be executed Nov. 9, 2011. In March of this year, the justices ruled that Skinner had the right to sue a Texas district attorney under a federal civil rights law for refusing to allow him access to evidence for […]

Recap #cclivechat August 5, 2011

Today’s cclivechat focused on two cold cases. One from the UK, Suzie Lamplugh, and one from the USA, Trisha Meredith. Suzie is still missing but considered dead. Trisha was savagely murdered. Some information was found online but both cases are still in need of more media attention especially Trisha’s case. Trisha was only 19 years […]

Sum it Up #27

A few quick updates in this Sum it Up: the Huffington Post reports that “James Ford Seale, a long-time member of the Mississippi White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan who very nearly got away with murder, has died. After serving less than four years of three life sentences for the 1964 murders of Henry […]