Moira “Holly” Branagan murdered 40 years ago

Moira “Holly” Branagan (Dec 8, 1962 – March 28, 1979) was murdered 40 years ago today. In 2014, it looked like the 1979 case was breaking open. However, Det. Thomas Galloway, in charge of the investigation, did not release any information except for this: “I have developed a suspect, but we’re not ready to move […]

Moira Holly Branagan Alert

The Grand Jury is making progress in the cold case of Moira Holly Branagan. New material have been sent to the labs to be examined for DNA, and a report is expected at the end of the month. Moira “Holly” Branagan (1962 – 1979) was found stabbed 18 times in the back with a 10-inch kitchen […]

Update Moira Holly Branagan

We have renewed activity in the Branagan case. Currently, we are actively investigating Holly’s former friends, classmates, and neighbourhood kids. What we are looking for is: abrupt behavioural changes right after the murder which one of her former friends/classmates committed suicide which one of her former friends/classmates has been committed to a psychiatric hospital which one […]

Different angles: Branagan Case

Different angles in the Branagan Case: I have been musing with my friends on Twitter about some of the cold cases on DCC and good remarks have led me to rethink some cases, go back over details, check where I might have missed something, or where I assumed something was clear while it only was […]

Murdered: Moira “Holly” Branagan

Moira “Holly” Branagan (Dec 8, 1962 – March 28, 1979) was a senior at Freedom High School. She had a part-time job at a local deli. Her father worked as a sales executive for Lone Star. He was away on a business trip the night she died. Her mother, who’d suffered from leukemia, had passed […]