Johnny Rush Bowman (Sept 15, 1952 – Aug 19, 1984)

Virginia State Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman (Sept 15, 1952 – Aug 19, 1984) was stabbed 45 times by an unknown attacker (or attackers) on Aug. 19, 1984, around 415 am after answering the door at his own home in Manassas, Virginia. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest […]

FBI Animal House by Pete Klismet

FBI Animal House by Pete Klismet, writing as PJ Kline, is an overview of the author’s time at the Academy. The book opens with what can only be described as your worst nightmare: you are on a case, you see movement, and by accident you shoot your own colleague. Pete uses this as an example […]

Interesting details in the Amy Mihaljevic case

Interesting details in the Amy Mihaljevic case found after reading the post on the AISOCC’s blog. The case details in that post made me search online for more details and I found a few that are interesting. Maybe they have been addressed in other articles that I did not see. If so, let me know. […]

Guest Post: Pete Klismet on preventing school shootings

Guest Post: Pete Klismet on preventing school shootings. Please welcome Pete as the first guest blogger for 2014. Pete is a retired FBI profiler and a consulting member for the American Investigative Society Of Cold Cases (AISOCC). He is the author of FBI Diary; Profiles of Evil. Pete is active in many crime prevention related […]

Open letter from M. Holmes re Tess Hilt

Open letter from M. Holmes re Tess Hilt. Michall has been very active in trying to get justice for Tess. This letter, printed with his permission, is an update about the case. Open letter from M. Holmes: “Hi V, It is almost 11 months ago since we began to defrost Tess’ case. Tess was brutally murdered […]

Penn State CSI Students on the Zeigler Case

Penn State CSI Students on the Zeigler Case: a review of Zeigler Project. During their final spring semester twenty five (25) undergraduate and five (5) graduate students from Penn State University (PSU) reviewed documents pertaining to the trial and conviction of William Thomas Zeigler. Mr. Zeigler was convicted in 1976 of murdering his wife Eunice Zeigler, […]

What happened to Linda Sohus?

From the LASD on Nixle: On  March 15, 2011, the LA County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges against Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter for the 1985 murder of John Sohus(26). Gerhartsreiter, of German nationality, is also known as Christopher Chichester or Clark Rockefeller. “In February of 1985, John (26) and Linda Sohus (28) disappeared from their home in the 1900 block […]

FBI’s Cold Case Initiative investigating 1965 murder of Rev. James Reeb

The FBI’s Cold Case Initiative is investigating the 46-year-old case of James Reeb, a Massachusetts minister who was beaten to death in Alabama while doing civil rights work, a spokesman said Friday. The FBI launched an initiative in 2007 to investigate unsolved murders from the civil rights era. A spokesman with the agency, Chris Allen, said […]