# Cold case
Shadow Over Serenity: The Unsolved Case of 12-Year-Old Daniel Wood Jr.
In the heart of Maine, nestled just a half-hour north of the coastal city of Portland, lies the bustling town of Gray. Famous for its crisscross of state routes and renowned as a hub of progressivism, the town bears a tumultuous history, twice having been burnt to the ground. Today, however, an unresolved specter from the past looms over its peaceful ambiance, an unsolved cold case from the summer of 1954.
30 Years Later: Using the Latest AI Technology to Find a Missing Child in New Jersey; a Cold Case!
Cracking the Case: How AI is Revolutionizing Cold Case Investigation. Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has significantly changed various fields, including law enforcement. It has transformed how we approach problem-solving by analyzing vast amounts of data and revealing hidden connections and patterns. As a result, investigators can now narrow their search more accurately and efficiently, leading to more effective and efficient crime-solving methods.
Breakthrough in Cold Case: FBI Identifies New Jersey Attorney as Boston Serial Rapist After 15 Years Using DNA Analysis
Through the usage of advanced forensic genealogy and DNA analysis, the Boston authorities have managed to crack down on an alleged serial rapist and kidnapper. The suspect apparently now works in New York City as an attorney, he was arrested in New Jersey on Tuesday.
Vanished in Yellowstone National Park: Where is Daren Dixon?
Yellowstone National Park was named the most beautiful national park in the world by U.S. News for a reason. The park covers over 2 million acres and boasts a variety of attractions- from hot springs and hiking trails to national geysers and free-roaming bison.
Missing in the Great Smoky Mountains: The Trenny Gibson Story
On October 8, 1976, Mr. Wayne Dunlap was excited to take his students on a field trip. This was going to be a trip to the Clingman Dome area of the Great Smoky Mountains. The class was going to hike and see the sights at the Dome, spend the day exploring, and head back to their school, Beardman High School, that afternoon.
Cold Case : Murder of Red Cross HERO Finally Solved after 36 Years
After a daunting 36 years, the murder of David Malcolm, a dedicated Red Cross worker in Ithaca, New York, has finally been solved. Authorities have made a massive breakthrough by determining that the murderer was the boyfriend of a teenage girl who sought safety at the Red Cross Emergency Shelter. Tragically, Malcolm's refusal to reveal the girl's location led to his death. This article digs into the case's specifics, stressing the investigation's ups and downs, the victim's bravery, and the difficulties law enforcement encountered in cracking the case.
Disappeared in the Great Smoky Mountains: The Story of Polly Melton
At age 58, Thelma Pauline Melton was living her best life- Or so everyone thought. It was 1981 and Thelma- who usually went by Polly- was living in an Airstream camper with her husband. They lived part of the year in Jacksonville, Florida, and would spend a few months every fall camping in the Great Smoky Mountains.
The Millbrook Twins: Vanished Without a Trace
Jeannette and Dannette Millbrook weren’t just twin sisters, they were best friends. At age 15, they still liked to do almost everything together. They weren’t known to be troublemakers- quite the opposite actually- and had an extended network of friends and family around them in August, Georgia.
Pennsylvania Murders: Unhinged Principal Kills Teacher & Children
In June of 1979, police found the body of a Philadelphia-area schoolteacher, Susan Reinert, nude, badly beaten, wrapped in chains, and curled into the wheel well of her car in a Harrisburg parking lot. She had two black eyes and bruises on her back from the chains. They had no idea that the case would shock the entire state of Pennsylvania.
The Carnival Cruise Ship Disappearance: Where are Hue Pham and Hue Tram?
Hue Pham and Hue Tran were born and raised in Vietnam, got married in 1956, and decided to escape their country during the long and devastating Vietnam War. Their escape was not without struggles, however, as they ended up adrift in the sea for two weeks with no food and very little water But they survived.
This creepy Texas cold case that haunted a community for 55 years is finally solved, and justice is served.
For over five decades, the unsolved murder of Miss South Texas, Irene Garza, has been a haunting cold case for the McAllen community in Texas. However, justice was finally served when former priest John Feit, who sexually assaulted and murdered Garza in 1960, was found guilty and arrested at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Lead Suspect Arrested More Than 30 Years After Murder
New mother, Robin Walter, was shot in her home in 1980. On January 24, 1980, twenty-three-year-old Mary, who went by her middle name Robin Walter, was found fatally shot in her home. Robin was married, a new mother, and a nursing student in Barton County, Kansas.
Unsolved Murders in Pennsylvania: The Knife in the Library
The murder of Betsy Aardsma in Centre County, Pennsylvania has yet to be solved. One of the most prolific unsolved murder cases in Pennsylvania that has received significant attention over the years is the murder of a young lady named Betsy Aardsma.
The Cold Case of Linda O'Keefe that took Forty-Five Years to be Solved
The disappearance of an 11-year-old girl shook the world, and it took 45 years for this case to be solved. No one knew where she went or what had happened to her. With unexpected twists and eerie details, this shocking case when uncovered the dark secrets and the truths were revealed, left everyone breathless.
Man Arrested in Two Grisly Toronto Murders after 39 Years
Susan Tice had just moved to downtown Toronto. The forty-five-year-old, recently divorced social worker had been alone the morning of August 17, 1983. Her four children were at a family gathering that Susan had intended to attend, but when she didn’t show up, her family grew concerned.
Decades-Old Cold Case Solved: 1984 Sexual Assault and Homicide of East Windsor Teen
Decades-Old Mystery of East Windsor Teen’s Death Is Solved Amid National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. EAST WINDSOR — Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced that a collaborative investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force, New Jersey Attorney General’s Cold Case Network, and the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has identified Nathaniel Harvey as the individual responsible for the 1984 sexual assault and murder of Donna Macho. Harvey died in South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton in November 2020.
The Cold Case Disappearance of Angela Mae Meeker
Missing since 1979, the fifteen-year-old was last seen at the Tacoma Mall. Angela Mae Meeker was just two days away from her fourteenth birthday when she disappeared on July 7, 1979. Angela, who lived in Tacoma, Washington, was known to be a bright and outgoing young woman. At the time of her disappearance, she was a student in junior high and was doing well. That afternoon, Angela headed to the Tacoma Mall to buy a birthday card for her friend. A friend of Angela’s would later come forward, telling investigators that he had spotted Angela walking on the side of the road.
Remains Found in 2001 Identified as Missing Teen from 1975
On September 27, 2001, construction workers in Fairfax, Virginia, discovered the skeletal remains near a drainage ditch. The remains were collected along with clothing and jewelry. The victim was roughly estimated to have been deceased for a long time, around twenty years, and the forensic examiner that looked over the remains said the victim was an African American who was fifteen to twenty years old. Her cause of death was a homicide, with a guns shot wound found at the back of her skull.
Man Charged with 1994 Murder has Charges Dismissed
Richard Knapp was initially charged in 2019, and police believe another man may have committed the murder. It was in April 2019 when the Washington State Police made an announcement, hailing genetic genealogy for the recent arrest of a suspect believed to be responsible for the 1994 murder of Audrey Hoellein Frasier.