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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The Murder of Greta Putnam

By Naptime Nancy Greta Jayne Putnam was a beautiful person, inside and out. Her family and those who knew her describe her as selfless and loving. She handmade clothing and sent them to children in Africa out of the kindness of her heart. So who could have deliberately and brutally attacked this sweet 86 year Read more about The Murder of Greta Putnam[…]

The Murder of Ann Rippel

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark On April 23, 1997, Ann Rippel, 41, was found face down in the Little Tonawanda Creek near Batavia, NY.  A passing by driver noticed the body.  Police believe her body was not there for long, maybe an hour, before her body was discovered. Ann was naked from the waist down, and Read more about The Murder of Ann Rippel[…]

The Murder of Eddie Morgan

By Naptime Nancy Forty six year old Eddie Morgan knew nearly everyone in his NE Portland, OR, community. Because he took the time to say hello and get to know everyone he encountered. In result, he was beloved by many and known as ‘The Mayor of 42nd Avenue”. Eddie used to run errands on foot Read more about The Murder of Eddie Morgan[…]

The Murder of Lindsey Baum

By Flavio Sette Above: Lindsey Baum’s missing poster, widely circulated around McCleary, Washington before her remains were found Ten year old Lindsey Baum vanished at some point while walking home from a friend’s house in McCleary, Washington state, on the evening of June 26th, 2009. In September of 2017, eight years after Baum went missing, skeletal remains were found in a densely wooded area west of Ellensburg, Washington. The remains were taken Read more about The Murder of Lindsey Baum[…]

The Murder of Rosa Tapia

By Naptime Nancy Six year old Rosa Tapia, her mother, and two siblings, lived in the Hartland Apartments in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the wee hours of Augus 13th, 1995, Rosa’s mother peeked her head into the bedroom that Rosa and her four year old brother shared. Both were fast asleep in bed. At Read more about The Murder of Rosa Tapia[…]

The Wolcott Jane Doe

By Elise Haley aka Crime Shark It was August of 2002 when people began to notice a putrid smell hanging in the summer air on West Port Bay Road in the town of Wolcott, NY.  It was a lightly traveled road, mainly used for fishing access. On August 29, 2002, a cable worker noticed what Read more about The Wolcott Jane Doe[…]