Melissa Millan (Oct 13, 1960 – Nov 20, 2014)

Melissa Millan by Elizabeth Bramon An arrest was finally made in the 2014 murder of Melissa Millan of Simsbury, CT. William Winters Leverett 27, of Windsor Locks, CT was arraigned in Enfield Superior Court on Monday, September 24, 2018 on the charges of murder in the first degree for the November 20, 2014 stabbing death […]

“Little Miss Nobody”

“Little Miss Nobody” is still without her name by Silvia Pettem© Several years ago, while working with my local sheriff’s office on the case of “Boulder Jane Doe” (a then-unidentified murder victim from 1954), my research led me to Prescott, Arizona. There, I came across the case of an unidentified little girl whose likely murdered […]

Unmasking the East Area Rapist / Golden State Killer

Some crimes are committed by unknown persons. In other cases we know their names. Sometimes we discover their DNA and learn details about them without yet having a name. And some carry more than one name. I knew the name “Night Stalker.” This name usually refers to Richard Ramirez who was on death row until […]

A Field of Darkness by Cornelia Read

“A Field of Darkness” by Cornelia Read is a book review by guest blogger Christa Miller. ** It is 2006: the year of the Turin Winter Olympics, creation of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) in Great Britain, beginning of the construction of the Freedom Tower in New York City, and a devastating terrorist attack in […]

David Etienne Pimentel

A few weeks ago I received an email from Christina Hughes Babb. She alerted me to the 2014 cold case of David Etienne Pimentel (November 5, 1991 – July 28, 2014) from Dallas, Texas. The case was not very old but police did seem to be stuck. She enclosed the link to a story about […]

Guest blogging for GMA

Guest blogging for GMA was my pleasure and absolute honour. This UK based blog on human rights is from Global Minorities Alliance, a non-profit, non-governmental human rights organisation. They believe that all human beings, regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, faith or no faith, gender, or membership of another particular social group, should be treated […]

The Oberst Family Murders

The Oberst Family Murders happened in 1928, Kansas. Introducing us to the case is guest blogger Sue Baillie. ** Researching my family history took me to Tremont Township, Illinois, 1860 where my Greta-Great-Great uncle Jesse Chainey settled with his family after travelling from Kent, UK. As this branch of my family was now overseas I hadn’t […]

Case of the Month: Fiona Burns and John Lee

Fiona Burns and John Lee were friends. Their story is written by guest blogger and Australian journalist/author Emily Webb. Theirs is the Case of the Month. ** They were young and rebellious and living a life of what they thought was freedom. John Lee (14) and Fiona Burns (15) were hitchhiking across the South Australian-Victorian […]