The Abduction & Murder of Amber Hagerman

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark It was a warm winter day on January 13, 1996 in Arlington, Texas.  Amber Hagerman, 9, and her brother Ricky, 5, wanted to take advantage of the weather and ride their bikes.  They rode their bikes to an abandoned grocery store parking lot. After a while Ricky wanted to go Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Amber Hagerman[…]

Where Is Mary Denise Lands?

By Naptime Nancy It was Sunday, March 14th, 2004, when the parents of 39 year old Mary Denise Lands’ received a call from her boyfriend, Christopher Pratt, that he had not seen or heard from her since around 10PM on Friday, March 12th. Pratt claims he and Mary got into an argument and she took Read more about Where Is Mary Denise Lands?[…]

The Boy In The Blue Box

By Naptime Nancy On March 9th, 1976, the skeletal remains of a child were found inside a blue storage chest in the basement of an apartment complex off of Winston Drive in Greece, New York. The little one was still in a diaper and pale blue pajamas with a deer on the left breast and Read more about The Boy In The Blue Box[…]

Barbara Nantais: Torrey Pines Tragedy

By Chris Maltby In 1978, Barbara Nantais was found murdered on Torrey Pines State Beach; six years later, Claire Hough was found murdered on the same beach. Was there a serial killer targeting young women?The television show 48 Hours covered the case and Claire Hough’s murderer was caught but Barbara Nantais’s case is still cold.A Read more about Barbara Nantais: Torrey Pines Tragedy[…]

She Never Returned Home

By Chris Maltby On February 23, 1999, Teresa Madrigal went grocery shopping and she never returned home. The next day, her body was found 60 miles away near the entrance of Poway lake in Poway, California. Her boyfriend did not call to report her missing for five days. Madrigal had been shot several times. On March Read more about She Never Returned Home[…]

Where is Dorien Thomas?

By Naptime Nancy Nine year old Dorien Deon Thomas had just put some air in his bike tires and headed out for a ride on October 26th, 1998. His bike was a bright aqua blue bike that said ‘Free Style’ on the sides with white tires. He and his family lived in an apartment complex Read more about Where is Dorien Thomas?[…]

Who Is the Dekalb County John Doe?

By Naptime Nancy Someone out there is missing this little boy. According to law enforcement, he appeared to have been well taken care of prior to his death. So why was he found dead in the woods near a cemetery? On February 26th, 1999, the body of a young boy between the ages of approximately Read more about Who Is the Dekalb County John Doe?[…]

The Disappearance of Tu Thi-Cam Tran

By Naptime Nancy Twenty four year old Tu Thi-Cam Tran was an Information Systems Management student at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. She was living in nearby Leham, MD, with her brother and his family while she attended school. There are two different disappearance dates noted for Tran in the media. One is Read more about The Disappearance of Tu Thi-Cam Tran[…]

The Abduction & Murder of Cherilyn Hawkley

By Naptime Nancy It was Friday, October 29th, 1993, and Eureka Elementary School in Granite Bay, CA, was abuzz with Halloween festivities and the excitement of Trick or Treat weekend plans. Thirty nine year old Cherilyn Hawkley, was a beloved fifth grade teacher at Eureka Elementary. She had taught for over two decades in Chico, Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Cherilyn Hawkley[…]

The Abduction & Murder of Cindy Wanner

By Naptime Nancy Thirty five year old, Cynthia Kay Wanner (Stroh) AKA Cindy, was a devoted mother of two. She and her husband moved their family from Thornton, CO, to Rancho Cordova, CA, for a fresh start. Cindy cleaned houses and often brought along her children. November 25th, 1991, was a Monday. It was the Read more about The Abduction & Murder of Cindy Wanner[…]