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 […]

Orange County Jane Doe

Warning: there are two graphic images below! The Orange County authorities (California) are asking for the public’s help with their oldest cold case. It is a Jane Doe. General information This woman was found on March 14, 1968. She was beaten and sexually assaulted. Her killer slashed her throat with a sharp cutting instrument that caused her death. […]

The Cold Case of Thomas Chan

This year is the 15th anniversary of Thomas Chan’s murder. There is hardly anything online about this case that why we made it the Case of the Month for December 2016. On December 14, 2001 Thomas Chan (July 11, 1965 – Dec 14, 2001) was killed. Thomas was a computer expert engaged to be married. He was […]

Frances Blanche Hayes Groves

Frances Blanche Hayes Groves’ (April 20, 1915 – 1954) is a missing person’s case from 1954. There is nothing online that explains the entire case let alone the police investigation. The resources that I have used are below. UPDATE: I have been in touch with Frances’ family and some alert readers and will be adding new […]

Remembering Michael Wade Glover

Remembering Michael Wade Glover (Aug 24, 1955 – September, 1976) isn’t easy if you were an infant when he died. Jennifer Glover is in that situation. Her father’s homicide is unsolved. Michael has no web presence and his case is not listed on the Monterey Police Department’s cold cases page. They do actively look at cold cases. Jennifer […]

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 […]

Guilty verdict re John Sohus for Gerhartsreiter

Guilty verdict re John Sohus for Gerhartsreiter. His sentencing is scheduled for June 28, 2013. He faces 25 years to life in prison for the murder conviction, plus two additional years because the jury also found that he personally used a blunt object and a sharp instrument as weapons. It was not a death penalty […]