Archives for June 2015

SF Chronicle posts Suzanne Bombardier’s story

SF Chronicle posts Suzanne Bombardier‘s story that was written by guest blogger Jennifer Gibbons for DCC. Suzie’s story was Case of the Month in June 2014. In 2013, Jennifer was visiting her grandparents’ grave. She saw Suzie’s headstone and was curious. Suzie died one month before her grandmother. On Friday June 27, 1980, the nude body of […]

The Faithful Executioner by J.F. Harrington

The Faithful Executioner by J.F. Harrington describes the lives and careers of Heinrich and Frantz Schmidt as executioners. The book is filled with details and prints and is a joy to read if you love history. We go back to Germany in the sixteenth century. Heinrich Schmidt made a good living as woodsman and fowler in the town […]

Case of the Month: Tracy Lynn Davenport

Case of the Month: Tracy Lynn Davenport (March 19, 1967 – April 27, 1973 date missing). This cold case caught my daughter’s eye when she was going through the papers before tossing it into the recycling bin. She saw the ad from MissingKids.com with the picture of a smiling six-year-old Tracy. She checked the date from which […]