“The U.S. Attorney has assigned three veteran prosecutors to do nothing but unravel some of the city’s biggest mysteries. The unit will work hand in hand with a number of veteran Cold Case Detectives.
U.S. Attorney Ron Machen says he’s formed the unit in part to send a message to the community these cases have not been forgotten. With new resources and a low homicide rate, Machen says it’s a perfect time to re-examine the hundreds of unsolved murders in the city.
Veteran Prosecutors Deborah Sines and Amanda Haines will be working with a select number of DC Police Detectives as they try to bring the killers to justice. Ron Machen has also assigned a veteran Prosecutor, Michael Ambrosino, to do nothing but focus on forensic evidence. Ambrosino will be working with DC Police to get ballistics, fingerprints and DNA processed and used to help solve the cold cases assigned to the unit.”
If you want to see DC’s list of unsolved homicides, click here. They are sorted by year. If you lived in the area during any of those time periods, take a look and see if you remember anything about the cases, the places the victims visited most often, etc. The people working this list are veterans and brilliant but they too will need the public’s help. So, if you have a moment…
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