How to find a cold case on my blog

There are several ways to find a cold case on my blog: 1:  the tab “cold case database” in the green menu bar sends you to my database. There you can find a cold case by the victim’s or the wrongfully convicted person’s last name. There are more than 210 cases listed there. 2: you […]

Where is Douglas Charles Chapman?

Douglas Charles Chapman (Feb 5, 1968 – June 2, 1971 date missing) was last seen around 1030am while he was playing in a sand pile in the garden of his parental home in Alfred, York County, Maine. His mother was inside the home on the phone. Dad was at work. Doug is a white male […]

Harris County Deputy Sheriff Edward “Edd”Williams

Harris County Deputy Sherrif Edward “Edd” Williams was killed on January 12, 1974 during a robbery at the Victoria Manor Apartments (830 Victoria Drive, Houston, Texas). The two suspects in the case at that time were black men probably in their early 20s. Deputy Sheriff Williams left behind a wife – now deceased – and his […]

New trial for Daniel Dougherty

On October 31, the Pennsylvania Superior Court gave Daniel Dougherty what he has coveted: a new trial. For the third time. The defense and appellate courts agreed: Daniel Dougherty had two unfair trials. The three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that Dougherty should get a new trial. They cited three crucial errors the […]

John Anthony Muncy (Dec. 7, 1967 – Oct. 15, 1983)

John Anthony “Tony” Muncy (15) was last seen on October 15, 1983 in the evening hours at the York Plaza Movie Theatre in Columbus. On October 16, 1983, his dismembered body was found on South Galena Road, Galena, Delaware County, Ohio. Cause of death: multiple stab wounds in the back. All extremities were either partly […]

What happened to the Houghland Family?

I brought in the paper this morning and saw this missing person ad at the bottom of the page. A boy with beautiful brown eye was looking at me. Next to him, an age-progressed picture of what he might look like today. It was Richard Houghland, not yet nine years old, missing. I googled his […]

The 1914 murder of David Ombler

David Ombler was 72 years old when he was beaten to death in his own home. His murder is possibly Britain’s oldest unsolved homicide. It happened May 30, 1914. The Case On May 30, 1914, Mr. Ombler (72), a market trader from Hull, was found by his neighbor lying on his back on his kitchen floor […]

Unmasking the East Area Rapist / Golden State Killer

Some crimes are committed by unknown persons. In other cases we know their names. Sometimes we discover their DNA and learn details about them without yet having a name. And some carry more than one name. I knew the name “Night Stalker.” This name usually refers to Richard Ramirez who was on death row until […]