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 […]

Who killed Alexander Harris?

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Alexander Harris’ murder. There are no new leads in this child’s case. There is a story to tell though. Every time we take an exonerated person out of the crime equation we could face a cold case if there are no new leads. This is what happened in the Alexander […]

What happened to the Houghland Family?

I brought in the paper this morning and saw this missing person ad at the bottom of the page. A boy with beautiful brown eye was looking at me. Next to him, an age-progressed picture of what he might look like today. It was Richard Houghland, not yet nine years old, missing. I googled his […]

Orange County Jane Doe

Warning: there are two graphic images below! The Orange County authorities (California) are asking for the public’s help with their oldest cold case. It is a Jane Doe. General information This woman was found on March 14, 1968. She was beaten and sexually assaulted. Her killer slashed her throat with a sharp cutting instrument that caused her death. […]

The Cold Case of Thomas Chan

This year is the 15th anniversary of Thomas Chan’s murder. There is hardly anything online about this case that why we made it the Case of the Month for December 2016. On December 14, 2001 Thomas Chan (July 11, 1965 – Dec 14, 2001) was killed. Thomas was a computer expert engaged to be married. He was […]