Carissa Adaobi Nwene

Carissa Adaobi Nwene (April 15, 1994 – Nov 16, 2007) was 13 years old when a van struck her and she was left to die on the side of the road. On November 16, 2007, at 828 am the Desert Hot Springs Police Department (DHSPD) in California received a call. A severely injured child was […]

OPP still needs help in Karen Caughlin case

In the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) latest press conference they told the public that Karen Caughlin was most likely unintentionally killed by a motorist in 1974. The papers called it “shedding a new light on the case” but I disagree. We already knew she was struck by a car. The question is was it unintentional or not. […]

RIP Robert Kovack

DNA tests on human remains found near the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia confirmed that the remains belonged to Robert Leroy Kovack (24). Robert Kovack went missing on September 19, 1998. Kovack had started his second year in the graduate architecture program at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. He was leaving Blacksburg on Friday evening to go home […]

New manager on Caughlin case

New manager handling the Karen Caughlin case is great news. Fresh eyes to look over a file to see if we missed anything. On May 1, 2012, Inspector Chris Avery was assigned to the 1974 Caughlin investigation. The case of Karen Caughlin has featured here on DCC ever since Karen’s older sister Kathy contacted me by email. Kathy […]

Guest post: Road death investigation by Dave Thomas

Guest post: Road death investigation by Dave Thomas. Dave has been a police officer for 15 years with the last 3 years on road policing. _________________________________________________________ Road death investigation and the importance of forensic evaluation. As a road policing officer based in the United Kingdom, I have seen advances in the last few years in automobile […]

Follow-up #III Karen Caughlin

Just to have a better image of what type and colour of vehicle we are talking about in the Karen Caughlin case, I post a few pictures here. Please note that these are random web pictures. The only purpose is to show you the make and model car to jog memories. Example number 1: Example number […]

Follow-up #I Karen Caughlin

Yesterday, we posted the first in a series of articles about Karen Caughlin who was killed in 1974, Sarnia, Canada. In one day, that post soared to the top of popular posts but what is far more important: people are talking. Comments and emails are coming in and I am sorting through the information right […]

Gregory McRoberts: hit-and-run victim

On Dec 12, 1991, Gregory McRoberts (24) was struck while riding his bicycle around 7 pm. He was near his home at 1862 S. Meridian in Lee Township (Michigan) according to Sheriff Jerry Nielsen. There is an article about this heartbreaking case on and I highly recommend reading it. Greg was reported missing on December 16, […]