Nominee 2014 ABA Top 100 Blawgs!

Nominee 2014 ABA Top 100 Blawgs

Nominee 2014 ABA Top 100 Blawgs! What wonderful news on the day my blog turned five years old: it is nominated for the 2014 American Bar Association’s Top 100 Blawgs (law blogs) in the category criminal justice. Of course, I need your votes. But just like last year, your votes are not for my glory. […]

Fifth Anniversary: Nov 24, 2009-2014

Dina Fort

Fifth Anniversary: Nov 24, 2009-2014. This month five years ago, I bought the domain name Defrosting Cold Cases. I made that name up. I wanted to blog about unsolved homicides but predominantly about those cases where the victim had absolutely (or hardly any) no web presence and those victims who had no celebrity spokesperson attached […]

Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky

Valerie Klossowsky, Julie Benning, and Lisa Peak. Photographs courtesy of their famiies. Grid by AdS

Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky is a guest post written for DCC by Jody Ewing, the blogger behind Iowa Cold Cases. I was contacted a while ago by a reader, Tom, who alerted me to Lisa’s case. After an Internet search, Jody and I decided to work on […]

Rightful Owner by Hemmie Martin

Book cover Rightful Owner by Hemmie Martin

Rightful Owner by Hemmie Martin is an interesting, fast read. A preview of the first chapter is available here for free. As you can read there, we are dealing with a closed club for a select few. They go through a routine to assume anonymity when they pick their pleasure partner for the evening. A club […]

A 19th Century Coffin revolutionized 20th Century Forensic Science

Strange Remains avatar from Dolly Stolze

A 19th Century Coffin revolutionized 20th Century Forensic Science is a guest blog post by Dolly Stolze. Dolly is a writer and has a Masters in Forensic Anthropology from California State University, Los Angeles. Though her first love is Forensic Anthropology, she also enjoys writing about macabre history and the weird things that happen to human remains. […]

%d bloggers like this: