1915 Colton John Doe

An unknown man I call the “1915 Colton John Doe” was found hanging from a willow tree in the Santa Ana river bottom, 2 miles southwest of Colton, San Bernardino County, California. Suicide, no identification. When I read that this unidentified man picked a willow tree to commit suicide the symbolism ran wild in my […]

The Boulin case is reopened

The Boulin case is reopened by the French prosecution and can have significant consequences for some politicians. The Telegraph reports that “the family’s lawyer, Marie Dosé, said new evidence had emerged indicating that Boulin, a decorated veteran of the French Resistance during the Second World War, was kidnapped on the night of his death at the […]

Last chance: Robert Boulin

Last chance: Robert Boulin was either murdered in 1979 or he committed suicide. We might be able to find out a little more soon. Thanks to one of my readers I got the link to this article from Les Inrocks. It is in French but you can use the translate option. One quote: “2015 will be […]

Update Robert Boulin

Update Robert Boulin: murder or suicide. In 2011, I posted that the death of Robert Boulin remains a mystery. Yes, he was in troubled waters. However, the manner in which he died and the way he was found, do not match suicide. While checking the papers and the Internet, I found an article from February of […]

Robert Boulin’s death; suicide or murder?

Warning: crime scene photographs! In the autumn of 1979, press reports emerged that Boulin had abused his position to gain favourable terms for a series of property deals on the French Riviera. Boulin’s family believes that Robert, tipped in 1979 as a future PM before he was engulfed by that property scandal, did not commit suicide to avoid the investigation. […]