Vickie Lynn Harrell (1948-1972)

The story of Vickie Lynn Harrell (Aug. 15, 1948 – Aug. 14, 1972) is hardly touched upon online aside from the posting of repeated information. All the more reason to explore as Cold Case of the Month for June 2017. The Case From the Indiana State Police we learn the following: August 12, 1972: Vickie Lynn Harrell […]

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Johnson (Jan 31, 1961 – Oct 30/31, 1977)

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Johnson (16) from Garfield Heights, Independence, Ohio, left home around 7pm on Sunday Oct 30, 1977. She told a friend that she was going to meet a man. She was found murdered the next morning of Oct 31 around 830am. Judging from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office’s information the exact time of death […]

Hernando County Jane Doe 1972

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (Florida) can use some help with a 1972 cold case. It involves the remains of a woman found July 19, 1972. She was near High Corner Road and Cortez Boulevard (State Road 50) in Brooksville. Range of identifiers: white between 25 to 40 years old 5′ 0″ – 5′ 1″ tall 125-145 lbs. short […]

The cold case of Theresa M. Corley

The cold case of Theresa M. Corley (June 1, 1959 – Dec 4, 1978) needs another review. With new technology such as the M-Vac which has proven crucial in solving cold cases, we should check several items for touch DNA. Theresa (19) was enrolled at Holliston Junior College (this school closed in 1989) and had a […]

New details in the Bastian-Welch murders

New details in the Bastian-Welch murders have been disclosed in an renewed attempt to solve these cold cases. Last Thursday, Tacoma Police explained that they do not believe anymore that the same man is responsible for both girls’ murders. From the News Tribune: “There are two separate suspects for two separate cases,” police spokeswoman Loretta […]

Barbara Ann Blatnik (1971-1987)

Barbara Ann Blatnik (1971-1987) was just seventeen years old. On December 20, 1987, her nude body was found about 30 miles from her home in Garfield Heights (Ohio). She had been raped and strangled to death. I have not been able to find out whether she was manually strangled or with an object. Police originally […]