The Disappearance of Jorge Acosta

By Naptime Nancy Twelve year old Jorge Acosta was last seen heading to a friends house on November 1st, 1992. Jorge is from Van Nuys, CA, and his friends home was nearby in the Los Angeles area. He was wearing a yellow and black striped shirt with black pants, stood 5’1” tall, weighed roughly 115 Read more about The Disappearance of Jorge Acosta[…]

The Murder of Suzette Willis-McDermott

By Naptime Nancy Suzette Jennifer Willis was an Army Veteran living with her mother and stepfather in Citrus Heights, CA, and working for Creative Construction. Her parents last reported seeing her at approximately 6:30PM at their home on Wednesday, November 20th, 1991. From there, Suzette reportedly went to a man’s home, but left his place Read more about The Murder of Suzette Willis-McDermott[…]

Who Killed Romeo Velarde?

By Christina M. Romel Velarde was only 16 when he was gunned down in front of his home on E. Division Street in National City, CA, on January 19, 2007. More than a decade has past and the National City Police Department is still trying to track down the two males who were reportedly seen Read more about Who Killed Romeo Velarde?[…]

Baby Boy Found In San Diego Park

By Christina Maltby On May 4, 2004, the remains of a little boy were discovered in a wooded area near a hiking trail southeast of Rancho Bernardo Community Park and I-15 interstate. The boy was between two-and-a-half and three-and-a-half years old. His remains were discovered by hikers inside a green duffle bag. Investigators believe he Read more about Baby Boy Found In San Diego Park[…]

Help Solve #LindasStory

By Naptime Nancy On Friday, July, 6th, 1973, Linda O’Keefe got picked up by her piano teacher and they headed for Linda’s summer school classes at Lincoln Intermediate School in Corona Del Mar, CA. Around 10AM, Linda had a school break and walked over Richard’s Market to get a snack. A turquoise van would be Read more about Help Solve #LindasStory[…]

Help Identify Patricia Lee Kuzara’s Killer

By Naptime Nancy Patty Lee Kuzara was just shy of turning eight years old when her life was stolen from her and her family. She was being babysat off Lola Way, near what is now the Van Dam Peak Trailhead, in Poway, CA. Her mother tried to pick her up, but no one was home Read more about Help Identify Patricia Lee Kuzara’s Killer[…]

The Murder of Barry Kirk Pinder

Written by Naptime Nancy  Barry Kirk Pinder grew up in Maitland, FL, and graduated Winter Park High School in 1971. By age 21, he had moved cross country to San Diego, CA. He decided to take his motorcycle for a trip north and wound up camping at MacKerricher State Park, north of Fort Bragg in Read more about The Murder of Barry Kirk Pinder[…]

The San Joaquin County Jane Doe

Written by Naptime Nancy On March 29th, 1995, a refrigerator bound with rope was found in an irrigation ditch along Bacon Island Road in Holt, California. The men who found the refrigerator were looking for metal, coins, etc., so they opened the fridge to see if someone had hidden anything of value. What they found Read more about The San Joaquin County Jane Doe[…]

Mysterious Circumstances: The Disappearance of Elaine Faye Lehtinen

Missing: Elaine Faye Lehtinen By Naptime Nancy Navy Warrant Officer and decorated marksman, Elaine Faye Lehtinen, was last seen the evening of Monday, June 14th, 1976. The 31 year old was spotted tending to her plants in the front yard of her corner home off Parkwood Street in Napa, CA,when a neighbor girl and her Read more about Mysterious Circumstances: The Disappearance of Elaine Faye Lehtinen[…]

The Murder of Julia Wilkinson

 The Murder of Julia Wilkinson By Naptime Nancy On the evening of December 27th, 1980, neighbors heard moans coming from the detached garage of Julia & Giles Wilkinson’s home off Wightman Avenue in San Diego, CA.. They found Julia lying on the garage floor. She had been bludgeoned. She was rushed to the hospital but Read more about The Murder of Julia Wilkinson[…]