Pardon for Jens Soering

Albemarle County Sheriff J.E. “Chip” Harding wrote a 19-page report to support the release of Jens Soering. Soering was convicted of the 1985 Bedford County double murder of Derek & Nancy Haysom. He is serving life. Soering was dating the Haysoms’ daughter Elizabeth. She pled guilty and is serving 90 years in prison. Most likely, this […]

Virginia Missing Persons Day 2017

The Virginia General Assembly has declared April 29 “Missing Persons Day.” To quote from the House Joint Resolution No. 612: “according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Crime Information Center, in 2015, there were 84,961 active missing persons cases, 42,032 of which were related to juveniles under the age of 21; and the total number […]

Missing: Quinn Renard Woodfolk

Quinn Renard Woodfolk (July 23, 1986 – missing July 4, 1998) was just a few days shy of his 12th birthday when he disappeared from Charlottesville, Virginia. His nickname was “Lil Quinn.” Quinn Renard Woodfolk has black hair and brown eyes. He has a scar near his right eye. Some websites state that he has a scar […]

RIP Robert Kovack

DNA tests on human remains found near the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia confirmed that the remains belonged to Robert Leroy Kovack (24). Robert Kovack went missing on September 19, 1998. Kovack had started his second year in the graduate architecture program at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. He was leaving Blacksburg on Friday evening to go home […]

What happened to Woodrow Rae Harr?

What happened to Woodrow Rae Harr? That’s what his best friends from high school would like to know. On February 25, 1982, Woodrow “Woody” Rae Harr (April 7, 1964 – February 25, 1982) was found dead in a shallow pond near Newport News, Virginia. He was just 17 years old. I have tried to find […]

Are you a blogger?

Are you a blogger? Do you like to read blogs? If so, get excited: the first ever NRV Bloggers Convention is in the making! Creative brain: Alice de Sturler, true crime blogger and owner of Defrosting Cold Cases Partner: Lisa Bleakley, the ‎Executive Director of Tourism at Montgomery County/Christiansburg/Blacksburg, VA Are you a local blogger […]