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 […]

Keith Combs and Eugene Ellis

WARNING: this post has crime scene and autopsy photography from both Keith Combs and Eugene Ellis. Introduction On the morning of Sept. 25, 1993, people riding off-the-road motorcycles found the bodies of Keith Edmond Combs (Aug 20, 1973 – Sept 25, 1993) and Eugene Clifford “Cliff” Ellis (June 21, 1973 – Sept 25, 1993). They […]

Arrested: Joseph James DeAngelo, Jr

Joseph James DeAngelo, Jr was arrested yesterday (April 25, 2018) in the early morning hours. It was a fitting ending to his reign of terror to be arrested on National DNA Day. DeAngelo, Jr was brought down by a tip from the public and by DNA. Joseph James DeAngelo, Jr is known as the Golden […]

Charges in Suzanne Bombardier murder

Mitchell Lynn Bacom (63) will be charged with murdering Suzanne Bombardier, according to county prosecutors. He was arrested Friday at his Antioch home without incident, police said. Bacom, a longtime suspect in this case, is held on charges of murder, kidnapping, rape and oral copulation. Suzanne’s slaying was the oldest open homicide cold case on […]

Remembering Marion Miley (1914 – 1941)

Golf champion Marion Miley (27) and her mother Elsie Miley were killed during a robbery at the Lexington Country Club (Kentucky) on Sunday, September 28, 1941. Marion had helped set up a club dance. Around 2am, she heard her mother Elsie scream. Running down the stairs armed with a golf club, she faced three masked […]

Guilty verdict in 2009 Noah case

Guilty verdict in 2009 Noah case  six years after he disappeared. From the San Antonio Express News: “Shelby C. Moore apologized for concealing his death from worried relatives for months, not telling them he’d helped dump the body in Gillespie County.” Note that Moore (Noah’s cousin) was sentenced to nine years only for tampering with the body […]

Case of the Month: Jackie Johns

Case of the Month: Jackie Johns (20) was last seen alive on June 17, 1985. The next day, her sports car was found abandoned. The backseat was covered in blood as were the clothing police found there (a top, jeans, and underwear all soaked in blood). On June 22, 1985, Jackie’s nude body was pulled from […]

Book alert about the case of Kathy Whorton

Kathy’s sister Debbie Wilson is releasing a book called “Sweet Scent of Justice” to tell the story of her sister’s murder. Police found her car abandoned near the then-Northeast Louisiana University, where she was a college student. Less than an hour later, an anonymous caller led authorities to her body. Kathy had been shot twice in […]