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, […]

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 […]

Theresa Corley: DNA found

In April 2016, I wrote that Theresa Corley‘s case needed a review with modern technology. It has been done. In May 2017, the authorities exhumed Theresa’s body. They collected nine and a half fingernails. The goal of course, looking for DNA. Theresa was only 19 years old on Dec. 6, 1978 when she was raped […]

In Loving Memory: Patricia Louise Smith

Patricia Louise Smith would be 84 years old today. She was born on September 19, 1933. Her life was ended Jan 10, 1984 by an unknown person who raped and murdered her inside her own home. Patricia’s murder is connected to a string of hammer murders in Aurora, Colorado. DNA Unfortunately, having DNA has not advanced […]

Sum it Up! #54

In this Sum it Up, we explore forensics and wrongful convictions. Identifying 9/11 victims On Aug 7, the Washington Post reported that “the remains of a man killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 have been identified nearly 16 years after the terror attacks.” The article explains that 2’753 people were killed on September […]