Daniel K. Wood, Jr. (Oct. 30, 1941 – Jul. 23, 1954)

UPDATE: thanks to one of my readers I can now post a real picture of Daniel and add his full name: Daniel Kenneth Wood. This picture on the left comes from the 1959-1960 high school yearbook. His former classmates made a memorial page in what would have been his senior year. ____________________ The remains of […]

Harris County Deputy Sheriff Edward “Edd”Williams

Harris County Deputy Sherrif Edward “Edd” Williams was killed on January 12, 1974 during a robbery at the Victoria Manor Apartments (830 Victoria Drive, Houston, Texas). The two suspects in the case at that time were black men probably in their early 20s. Deputy Sheriff Williams left behind a wife – now deceased – and his […]

The 1914 murder of David Ombler

David Ombler was 72 years old when he was beaten to death in his own home. His murder is possibly Britain’s oldest unsolved homicide. It happened May 30, 1914. The Case On May 30, 1914, Mr. Ombler (72), a market trader from Hull, was found by his neighbor lying on his back on his kitchen floor […]

Remembering Harry “Buddy” Browe, Jr

The family of  Harry “Buddy” Browe, Jr. contacted me. To be precise, Tina, the daughter of Louise who is Harry’s youngest sister, emailed me. She told me that the family has tried for years to get attention for this case. They contacted radio and TV shows but everyone told them that they already have enough […]

Who killed Alice Louise Lee?

Alice Louise Lee (Jun. 3, 1953 – Aug. 29, 1960) was just 7 years old when she was murdered. Physical evidence was not properly stored. It could make it impossible to use modern DNA analysis to help solve her case. Case overview Alice Louise Lee disappeared around 10am on August 29, 1960 from the bean field […]

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 […]