Update: the Man in the Iron Mask

the Man in the Iron Mask

Update: the Man in the Iron Mask is a mystery we can solve even today. Yes, I can see you frown. Is this not a case from way back then? Yes, but that does not mean we can forget about victims, can we? I blogged about this case and I repost the link here so […]

Jack Absolute

Jack Absolute by C.C. Humphreys

Jack Absolute by C.C. Humphreys was not a targeted purchase. I bought it on sale when Books-A-Million was still alive here. The cover art appealed to me. It may be difficult to see on the picture but the cover is a three-fold piece of art. The bottom is a map that portrays part of the […]

Case of the Month: Sigrid M. Stevenson

Sigrid M. Stevenson, photograph from her Livermore High School senior yearbook

Case of the Month: Sigrid M. Stevenson (Jan 24, 1952 – Sept 4, 1977) a.k.a. the Kendall Hall Murder Mystery at Trenton State, NJ. Sigrid does not have a big web presence and what I found about her case is riddled in disputed facts and fiction. Hers is not a ghost story or some medium’s […]

More information about Carmen Croan

Carmen Melinda Croan

More information about Carmen Croan came in after I posted her story as Case of the Month for July. A reader emailed me copies of old newspaper articles found on a library fiche. The following is based on those newspaper articles. Most came from the Odessa American, a Freedom Newspaper. Suspected, indicted, and charged with […]

What are the costs of touch DNA testing?

Jared Bradley, President M-Vac Systems

What are the costs of touch DNA testing? That is what I asked Jared Bradley, President of M-Vac Systems. For many police departments and for victim family members, this is an area where few straight answers are given hence this guest blog post by Jared. ____________________________________ When More Expensive Costs Less By Jared Bradley, President M-Vac […]