Greece Police Cold Cases

The Greece Police of New York needs the public’s help in two cold cases. 1. The 1976 Unknown Boy On March 9, 1976, the skeletal remains of a young child were found inside a blue metal storage trunk. The trunk was in the basement of an apartment complex in Greece, NY. Greece is a neighborhood […]

The unknown 1972 Rome NY case

A reader emailed me about a 1972 Rome NY case. She cannot find anything about this New York case and neither can I. I did some digging but can use a hand here. The case is mentioned in the Journal of Forensic Science, Apr. 1976, Vol. 21, No. 2, on the bottom of page 325. I […]

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 […]

Burke, Council, and Hawkins

I love to check the oldest cases on police departments’ cold case pages. Not all departments have such a page but all departments should. The Metropolitan Police for the District of Columbia has several pages split up in categories. You can search for current missing person cases, cases with rewards, most wanted cases, and unsolved homicides. The […]

The cold case of Bernard Oliver (1950 – Jan 1967)

The Bernard Oliver case is known as the Tattingstone Suitcase Murder. Suffolk Police is reaching out again to the public for help. No one was ever charged for this murder. Bernard went missing January 6, 1967. He had not come home from an evening out with friends. His dad reported him missing the next day. […]

Eric Haider Update

This continues the post about Eric Haider. I found some new details in an article I had not seen before. Maybe I just missed those details them but I thought I’d post it here anyway to have a more complete case description. The article about Eric Haider is from Fox West Dakota. The new (to […]