Archives for May 2010

Update Elizabeth Heath

Nearly three weeks since Elizabeth Heath’s remains were found, the medical examiner still has not identified the cause of death, police said. “They’re still doing forensic testing,” Police Chief Michael Kehoe said of staff at the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Kehoe said the medical examiner’s office has more work to do before […]

Update Darrell Kastel Trial

A pretrial hearing for Darrell Lee Kastel, accused in the 1979 death of a Farmington supermarket supervisor Julius Schnoll, has been moved. Kastel, 56, was scheduled to have a pretrial hearing at the end of April in front of Oakland Circuit Judge Rae Lee Chabot, but the hearing was adjourned to Tuesday, June 8, 2010. […]

Cold Case Riley Fox Solved!

The Fox family of Illinois finally has some closure after an imprisoned sex offender was charged with the 2004 murder of 3-year-old Riley Fox, a crime that Riley’s father originally confessed to committing. It’s been a terrible ordeal for the family because even with DNA clearing Kevin in 2005, many people persisted in the belief […]

Update Quang Lu/Toronto Grisly Finds

Police believed millionaire loan shark Quang Lu was murdered shortly after he disappeared in October 2007. The discovery of a body in a barrel last week on Sunday proved the prediction by police specializing in Asian organized crime was correct. Homicide detectives said Tuesday the well-preserved body of the Thornhill man known on the streets […]

Update Toronto’s grisly finds…

Police have identified the body found encrusted in cement, inside a barrel that was pulled from Lake Ontario, as that of Quang Lu. The 47-year-old man went missing from Markham in October 2007 after retuning from a trip to China. Police told 680News Lu was known to them and had ties to Asian organized crime. […]

Michael Leo Resk

On December 9, 1955, around 2am in the morning, police received a call from a taxi driver. He had seen a delivery van parked on Acadia Street, at the corner with Roome, in an unusual manner. Police found the body of Mr. Resk inside the Chevrolet delivery truck.  This is the oldest case on HRP’s Unsolved Major Crimes List, see […]