Archives for February 2019

Robert Boulin: Second Investigating Judge appointed

One Investigating Judge was already appointed to the case of Robert Boulin, who was Minister of labor under Valéry Giscard d’Estain. The request Boulin was found dead in 1979 under suspicious circumstances. Boulin’s daughter Fabienne has long pressed for a second investigating judge to be appointed to investigate her father’s death. The request for a […]

The education of a coroner

The title The education of a coroner, lessons in investigating death by John Bateson was enough to make me buy the book. Which crime writer cannot use some lessons in death investigations? The first half of the book is filled with those lessons. The author explains that he is interviewing and reviewing the career of […]

The 1966 Delano case: solved

I just received an email from the Delano Family with news and links to the solution in this case. Police found out who killed Everett “Red” Nelson Delano. “Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, announce that the New Hampshire Cold Case Unit has solved the 1966 Homicide […]

Arrest in 1993 Sophie Sergie murder

On Feb 15, 2019 Alaska State Troopers made an arrest in the 1993 murder of Sophie Sergie. “Steven H. Downs, 44, of Auburn, Maine, was arrested and charged with sexual assault and murder in the death of 20-year-old Sergie, the state troopers said in a news conference in Anchorage Friday. Downs was employed as a […]

Who killed Henryk Siwiak?

Henryk Siwiak‘s homicide is the only unsolved homicide on record in New York City from September 11, 2001. The City doesn’t include the over 3000 deaths from the terrorist attacks in their official crime statistics. Case overview Henryk Siwiak (46) saw the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. He was in […]

Amber Elaine Lundgren (Feb 7, 1977 – June 7, 1997)

Introduction Amber Elaine Lundgren (20) was last seen on June 7, 1997, leaving a nightclub called Bar Code on 81 Broadway Street, Asheville, North Carolina. Her remains were found later that day off Azalea Road. Her case remains unsolved. To this day, her friends and family wonder what happened to Amber. So it is only […]