Missing: Loy Gillespie Evitts

Loy Gillespie Evitts (Dec 12, 1947 – missing Feb 28, 1977) disappeared more than 40 years ago. She was 29 years old. Introduction The Kansas City Police Department (MO) think that someone abducted Loy. This is their longest unsolved missing person’s case. There are no new leads. They have suspended the case until they receive new […]

Pulaski County Jane Doe

WARNING: autopsy photography below! This Pulaski County Jane Doe was found at 847am on May 25, 1981 near the city of Dixon in Pulaski County, Missouri. She was near Hwy MM at the low water crossing. She had been dead for about four to five hours. Her case was entered in the NamUs database on […]

Remembering Ena and Willie Cordt

Remembering Ena and Willie Cordt as the wonderful mother and son they were is easily overlooked when this case is discussed. The case after all, is a labyrinth with many possibilities. On July 27, 1985, Ena Mary Cordt (Nov 15, 1956 – July 27, 1985) and Rory Wilhelm “Willie” Cordt (Aug 3, 1980 – July 27, […]

R.I.P. Mildred Elizabeth Hilt

This morning Mildred, the mother of Teresa “Tess” Sue Hilt, passed away. She was 88 years old. Tess was the only child of Stanley and Mildred Hilt. Stanley Hilt passed away not knowing who murdered his girl. Tess was found murdered on August 4, 1973. She had been beaten, raped, and was strangled to death. […]

Case of the Month: Jackie Johns

Case of the Month: Jackie Johns (20) was last seen alive on June 17, 1985. The next day, her sports car was found abandoned. The backseat was covered in blood as were the clothing police found there (a top, jeans, and underwear all soaked in blood). On June 22, 1985, Jackie’s nude body was pulled from […]

Sum it Up! #41

Sum it Up! #41 from my desk in the sun room where the view is … nothing but rain! A big THANK YOU to many Missouri papers for posting this past weekend about the 40th anniversary of Teresa’s murder. Many mentioned the FB memorial page that Michall Holmes made and my blog was mentioned as […]