Unsolved: Thomas Wayne Grant

Having a loved one taken from you in a violent way and never knowing why is shattering. That is what Thomas Wayne Grant’ sisters Jane and Pam are going through. There is nothing online and nobody was held accountable. Jane and Pam remember that their brother worked part-time in the Legal Aid Society’s juvenile division and volunteered […]

John Anthony Muncy (Dec. 7, 1967 – Oct. 15, 1983)

John Anthony “Tony” Muncy (15) was last seen on October 15, 1983 in the evening hours at the York Plaza Movie Theatre in Columbus. On October 16, 1983, his dismembered body was found on South Galena Road, Galena, Delaware County, Ohio. Cause of death: multiple stab wounds in the back. All extremities were either partly […]

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Johnson (Jan 31, 1961 – Oct 30/31, 1977)

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Johnson (16) from Garfield Heights, Independence, Ohio, left home around 7pm on Sunday Oct 30, 1977. She told a friend that she was going to meet a man. She was found murdered the next morning of Oct 31 around 830am. Judging from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office’s information the exact time of death […]

Barbara Ann Blatnik (1971-1987)

Barbara Ann Blatnik (1971-1987) was just seventeen years old. On December 20, 1987, her nude body was found about 30 miles from her home in Garfield Heights (Ohio). She had been raped and strangled to death. I have not been able to find out whether she was manually strangled or with an object. Police originally […]

Beverly Ann Jarosz (1948-1964)

Beverly Ann Jarosz (1948-1964): the 51st anniversary of her unsolved murder is coming up. On December 28, 1964, Beverly Jarosz was killed in her parental home in Garfield Heights, Ohio. Beverly had shopping plans that afternoon with two girlfriends, Barbara and Margie. Barbara, showed up at the Jarosz house and not getting anyone to answer the […]

Case of the Month: a look at Northeast Ohio

Case of the Month: a look at Northeast Ohio shows us how many cases we still need to solve. From Marilyn Sheppard to Anita Pratt, the list is endless. In May 2015, James Renner published 50 of Northeast Ohio’s most frustrating cases. The newspaper article is filled with cases that defy logic. Each has a […]

William “Bill” Comeans (Jan 11, 1965 – Jan 7, 1980)

William “Bill” Comeans (Jan 11, 1965 – Jan 7, 1980) is the case of the month for February 2014. Comeans’ body was found by his dad just a block away from his home in West Columbus, Ohio. He had been strangled with his own scarf. His killer was never found. Comeans had been attacked twice […]