Margaret Lightfoot: more details

Thanks to a UK reader we have these two newspaper clippings about the 1975 cold case of Margaret Lightfoot. I posted about her here. The clipping on the left is hard to read when I enlarge it. From these two clippings, I got the following details that I missed in my earlier post. Cause of […]

Arrest in 1986 Bastian case

Police have arrested the man who might be responsible for the murder of Jennifer Marie Bastian in 1986. His name is Robert D. Washburn (60) of Eureka, Illinois. Police declined to talk about the suspect, other than to say he lived out-of-state and was taken into custody. Washburn will be taken to Pierce County to […]

Remembering Cherilyn Ann Gartin Hawkley

Cherilyn Ann Gartin Hawkley (Mar 19, 1954 – Oct 31, 1993) was murdered on Halloween night in 1993. Two days later, she was found just off Elmhurst Drive less than a mile from Eureka Elementary School where she taught fifth grade, in Granite Bay, California. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The […]

In loving memory: Cheri Domingo and Greg Sanchez

This guest blog post about Cheri Domingo and Greg Sanchez was written for us by Debbi Domingo, Cheri Domingo’s daughter. I met Debbi last year. We spoke about her mom, trying to find new ways to review the cases, and how we can make sure that Cheri and Greg are not forgotten. I asked her to write […]

The Oberst Family Murders, Kansas 1928

The Oberst Family Murders, Kansas 1928 – A Case Study Update. Please welcome back guest blogger Sue Baillie. Sue is researching her family and wrote about it for us here. Her ancestry journey took her to Tremont Township, Illinois, 1860, That is where her Greta-Great-Great uncle Jesse Chainey settled with his family after travelling from Kent, UK. Sue stumbled […]

Who killed Joseph Ralph Flores?

Joseph Ralph Flores (Dec 30, 1960 – March 3, 1990) was shot to death on March 3, 1990 at the Circle K in El Cerrito, Riverside County, California. Joseph was found around 220am lying in the parking lot of the store that is located at 19570 Temescal Canyon Road, El Cerrito. He had gunshot wounds to […]

The East Area Rapist (EAR)

The Original Night Stalker (ONS), a.k.a. the East Area Rapist (EAR), the Diamond Knot Killer, and the Golden State Killer, is according to some still alive. When caught, more than 50 rape cases and 12 murders will be solved. The authorities have his DNA. These crimes are solvable. When I met the daughter of one […]