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[…]