Remembering Cherilyn Ann Gartin Hawkley

Cherilyn Ann Gartin Hawkley (Mar 19, 1954 – Oct 31, 1993) was murdered on Halloween night in 1993. Two days later, she was found just off Elmhurst Drive less than a mile from Eureka Elementary School where she taught fifth grade, in Granite Bay, California. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The […]

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 […]

In loving memory: Cheri Domingo and Greg Sanchez

This guest blog post about Cheri Domingo and Greg Sanchez was written for us by Debbi Domingo, Cheri Domingo’s daughter. I met Debbi last year. We spoke about her mom, trying to find new ways to review the cases, and how we can make sure that Cheri and Greg are not forgotten. I asked her to write […]

Who killed Joseph Ralph Flores?

Joseph Ralph Flores (Dec 30, 1960 – March 3, 1990) was shot to death on March 3, 1990 at the Circle K in El Cerrito, Riverside County, California. Joseph was found around 220am lying in the parking lot of the store that is located at 19570 Temescal Canyon Road, El Cerrito. He had gunshot wounds to […]

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 […]

Suzanne Bombardier: Bacom faces judge

Update in the Suzanne Bombardier case: Mitchell Lynn Bacom did not enter a plea and waived his right to a speedy trial. Public Defender Brooks Osborne argued his office needs more time to get attorneys assigned to the case and for them to review the evidence against Bacom. This will all take time. The East […]

SOLVED: Suzanne Bombardier’s 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 […]