Who killed Beth Ann Brown Patterson?

Beth Ann Brown Patterson (July 4, 1949 – March 27, 1978) was found strangled to death on Monday March 27, 1978. She was 28 years old. Beth was divorced and lived with her parents. She left behind a son, Ronald J. Brown. She had one brother, William J. Patterson. Her mother was the one who […]

Who killed Tiffany Robin Stubbs?

Introduction Tiffany Robin Stubbs (April 21, 1986 – May 27, 1988) had just turned two when she died. She was the daughter of Dwayne & Edna (Nash) Stubbs. She had a four-year-old brother. This post is a work in progress. There are many gaps and I am still gathering information. However, a two-year-old died and […]

Arrest in 1986 Bastian case

Police have arrested the man who might be responsible for the murder of Jennifer Marie Bastian in 1986. His name is Robert D. Washburn (60) of Eureka, Illinois. Police declined to talk about the suspect, other than to say he lived out-of-state and was taken into custody. Washburn will be taken to Pierce County to […]

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 […]

Cold cases and the M-Vac

Please welcome back guest blogger Jared Bradley. Jared will give us an overview of exciting developments in the field of cold cases and the M-Vac. _________________________________ Guest blogging is always full of pressure, but writing for Alice’s Defrosting Cold Cases takes it to a whole new level. Like all of you, I thoroughly enjoy reading […]

Who stole April Nicole Williams?

Last night, my friend JL alerted me to a post about April Nicole Williams who went missing in 1983. Of course, I shared the story. So far April has not been found. We have a baby picture and an age-progressed image of what she might look like now as an adult. The better guess for […]

The 1976 cold case of Eunice Shrivers Lowe

On Sept. 17, 1976, bus ticket clerk Eunice Shrivers Lowe (Nov 11, 1920 – Sep 17, 1976) was killed while at the work at the Continental Railways Station in Bay City, in the southwest part of Houston, Texas. Eunice, a white woman of 55, was beaten with a pickax, stabbed with a broken glass bottle, […]