The East Area Rapist (EAR)

The Original Night Stalker (ONS), a.k.a. the East Area Rapist (EAR), the Diamond Knot Killer, and the Golden State Killer, is according to some still alive. When caught, more than 50 rape cases and 12 murders will be solved. The authorities have his DNA. These crimes are solvable. When I met the daughter of one […]

Don’t blame her, help her!

Don’t blame her, help her! There are a few things that can get me mad fast. One is people saying “I cannot think of them as a victim.” I am talking about victims of crime who are not regarded as “completely innocent” by the public. As a result, their cases get less attention as the victims are […]

In loving memory: Teresa Sue Hilt

In loving memory: Teresa Sue Hilt. Today, Sunday August 4th, 2013, marks the 40th anniversary of Teresa‘s murder. A few days ago, I spoke to her mother. Teresa’s mom is 86 years old now and hurts every day for the loss of her only child. She lost her husband Stanley years ago. He was never […]

Unsolved but not forgotten

Unsolved but not forgotten, the Post Crescent shows us what can still be done to make sure that unsolved homicides are not forgotten. I came by this article through the Twitter account of John Ferak.  John has a long history in researching criminal cases. Just check his blog on the Murdock Murders. Gannett Wisconsin Media is […]

Help NCIS solve the cold cases of Erickson and Corriveau

The NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) needs help solving the cold cases of Daniel Erickson and Robert Corriveau. Daniel Erickson (Minn) Daniel Erickson, then 20, was home on leave back in 1975. He was to celebrate his birthday and drive his car from St. Paul (Minn) to California to his new assignment aboard the USS Durham. […]

Gone but not forgotten: Raymond Nels Nelson

Gone but not forgotten: Raymond Nels Nelson: thirty-one years ago, someone killed Raymond Nels Nelson by hitting him on the head with a typewriter. Nelson, bureau chief of the Providence Journal and Evening Bulletin in Warwick, Rhode Island, and later a member of Senatorial candidate Claiborne Pell’s team, was a dynamic man and public figure in Washington, D.C., but foremost, he […]

The 1975 mystery of the man found in the Scioto River in Chillicothe, Ohio

The 1975 mystery of the man found in the Scioto River in Chillicothe, Ohio has finally been solved. In 1975, a man’s body was pulled from the Scioto River. He was naked and his ankles were tied with rope. The autopsy showed that the man died by drowning but the tied ankles leave authorities with many […]