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 […]

The Chair by Painted Heroes

The Chair (Film Poster)

The Chair by Painted Heroes is a movie in pre-production phase. I contacted the people behind this movie on Twitter. Horror is not my normal genre of interest but of course, capital punishment is. The description of the movie reminded me of Brubaker with Robert Redford. Results: I am backing the movie and Peter Simeti, President/Publisher […]

How to use the library to research cold cases

A stack of old files yellowing in an archive

How to use the library to research cold cases when you wish to help solve a cold case. That is a question I asked Jennifer Gibbons. Jennifer is exploring the case of Susanne Bombardier and generously offered to share with my readers how she uses public libraries for this project. ___________________________ Doing research on cold […]

Cold Justice Returns

Cold Justice/TNT

Cold Justice Returns to TV with brand new episodes beginning Friday, June 20, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The series follows former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they travel to small towns around the country in order to help local law enforcement look into murder cases that have lingered for years without […]

Wonderful Writers Wednesday!

RRWC Oct 16, 2013

Wonderful Writers Wednesday! Such a wonderful experience in an unusual setting. Last evening I was the speaker in the last of the Roanoke Writers Series. Their classes now take a break for the months of November and December. They go back in full swing in January with the Roanoke Regional Writers Conference at Hollins University. […]

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