One of the oldest cold cases solved?

Maria Ridulph

One of the oldest cold cases in the USA has been solved … or, maybe not. What happened? On Dec 3, 1957, Maria Ridulph(7) vanished from a small-town street corner in Sycamore, IL,while playing in the snow. Ultimately arrested in July 2011 and sentenced in December 2012 for her murder is a man called Jack McCullough, formerly known […]

Jasper S. confessed rape-murder Marianne Vaatstra

Today, Jasper S. confessed to the rape-murder of Marianne Vaatstra. During the night of May 1, 1999, Jasper saw Marianne on bike. He stated that he did not know her. Jasper forced Marianne with a knife into the field where she was later found dead. More details will now be made public and we can expect […]

Sentencing concludes case of Ryan Guitron

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Sentencing concludes case of Ryan Guitron. From NCNewsPress: “Attorney General Jon Bruning today announced Vencil Ash III, 41, and Kelly Meehan, 24, were sentenced in relation to the 2003 shooting death of Ryan Guitron. Ash was sentenced to life imprisonment for one count of first-degree murder. He was found guilty by jury last month in Kimball […]

Book alert about the case of Kathy Whorton

Kathy Wharton courtesy Debbie Wilson

Kathy’s sister Debbie Wilson is releasing a book called “Sweet Scent of Justice” to tell the story of her sister’s murder. Police found her car abandoned near the then-Northeast Louisiana University, where she was a college student. Less than an hour later, an anonymous caller led authorities to her body. Kathy had been shot twice in […]

The Onion Field Killer is dead

Ian Campbell

Gregory Powell, a.k.a. the Onion Field Killer, is dead. He was incarcerated at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville which is part of the state prison system. He had prostate cancer. In 1963, Gregory Powell and Jimmy Lee Smith killed LAPD officer Ian Campbell in an onion field near Bakersfield. Campbell’s partner, Karl Hettinger, ran to get help. […]