The cold case of Bernard Oliver (1950 – Jan 1967)

The Bernard Oliver case is known as the Tattingstone Suitcase Murder. Suffolk Police is reaching out again to the public for help. No one was ever charged for this murder. Bernard went missing January 6, 1967. He had not come home from an evening out with friends. His dad reported him missing the next day. […]

The Sims Family: 1966-2016

The Sims Family Murders (Tallahassee, Florida) are Case of the Month for October as this year marks the 50th anniversary of their unsolved homicides. We lost Robert Wilson Sims (Aug. 24, 1924 – Oct. 22, 1966), Helen Sollie Sims (Feb. 23, 1932 – Oct. 31, 1966), and Joy Lynn Sims (Mar. 5, 1954 – Oct. […]

Opening up the Valerie Percy files

From the Chicago Tribune: Last “Wednesday, a Cook County judge ordered Kenilworth officials to hand over some of the paperwork so she can determine whether the voluminous case file should be allowed to remain under wraps as the murder mystery enters its sixth decade.” Authorities now have a seven-day deadline to explain why they fear […]

The cold case of Valerie McPherson

Valerie McPherson’s case (Oct 16, 1958 – Aug 05, 1991) needs a better digital footprint. She was stabbed to death around 8am on Aug 5, 1991, while jogging along Contour Drive in Olmos Park, San Antonio, Texas. Valerie had her 19 month old daughter Laurie with her. The little girl was in her stroller when Valerie was […]

The murder of Anne L. Barber Dunlap

The murder of Anne L. Barber Dunlap is hard to research. Many details online have been deleted, links to newspaper articles are broken, and the rest is repetitive. In this post I will try to sum up what I found in the public domain (see resources below). Anne was born on June 12, 1964. Her […]

New details in the Bastian-Welch murders

New details in the Bastian-Welch murders have been disclosed in an renewed attempt to solve these cold cases. Last Thursday, Tacoma Police explained that they do not believe anymore that the same man is responsible for both girls’ murders. From the News Tribune: “There are two separate suspects for two separate cases,” police spokeswoman Loretta […]