Archives for May 2019

Conviction in 2006 Juan Cuevas murder

In May 2019, John Blocker was convicted in the 2006 Juan Cuevas murder for of felony murder, aggravated manslaughter, robbery, burglary and three counts of kidnapping. Blocker faced first-degree murder but the jury opted for aggravated manslaughter instead. A fingerprint and DNA tied Blocker to the crime scene. This fingerprint matched Blocker in the national […]

Who killed Anibal Perez?

On February 26, 2013, Anibal Perez was shot multiple times while seated in his parked car, a Honda Accord, around 10pm. He was near 27th Street and Arthur Avenue, Camden, New Jersey. He was transported to Cooper Hospital (Camden). Anibal Perez was pronounced dead at 1024pm. His murder remains unsolved. Three hours before he was […]

The Conviction of Cora Burns by Carolyn Kirby

Carolyn Kirby has a knack for describing in painful detail how hard life was in Victorian London. The atmosphere, violence, and darkness grip you from page one. She details meticulously how poor people were, the humiliations they suffered, and how few privileged men could really call themselves gentlemen. The story takes place in 1885. It […]

Dana Michelle Speights Solomon

Dana Michelle Speights Solomon (May 17, 1985 – Nov 19, 2006) was hit by a small truck around 7pm on November 12, 2006 on Normandy Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida. The driver never stopped. Her case remains unsolved. Dana (21) was flown to UF Health Jacksonville, formerly Shands, and put in a medically induced coma. Her organs […]

Gerard Homer Soules (Aug 3, 1936 – June 4, 1992)

Gerard Homer Soules (Aug 3, 1936 – June 4, 1992) was a famous trapeze artist with Ringling Bros. He performed in the center ring for five years. His last performance was for Queen Elizabeth. His signature move was a forward somersault off the trapeze catching the bar again with his heels. Soules never missed until […]