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[…]

The 1946 Oak Grove Jane Doe

By Naptime Nancy On the evening of Friday, April 12th, 1946, three people were walking along the Clackamas River in the Portland suburb of Oak Grove when they discovered a bound burlap sack floating in the water. Assuming the sack was filled with kittens that some cruel person had discarded, they pulled the sack out Read more about The 1946 Oak Grove Jane Doe[…]

A Life Stolen: Egypt Covington

By Naptime Nancy Twenty seven year old Egypt Covington was an aspiring singer and local bartender living in Van Buren Township, which is located in between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Egypt had made the decision to leave her boyfriend to work things out with an old flame. The new boyfriend and Egypt were living Read more about A Life Stolen: Egypt Covington[…]

The Murder of Thomas Clifton

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark It was June 15, 1978.  Thomas Clifton was sunbathing, nude, on a remote beach in Angola, NY.  Angola is about a half hour just outside of Buffalo where Clifton was a professor of music at the University at Buffalo. In what was described by former Town of Evan police Read more about The Murder of Thomas Clifton[…]

Murdered Abroad: Andrea Scherpf and Bernd Göricke

By Naptime Nancy Twenty three year old Andrea Scherpf and twenty six year old Bernd Göricke were German tourists hitchhiking through Chetwynd, British Columbia. It is believed that the couple met their demise when they took a ride from a man in a 1960’s Chevrolet Pickup truck in early October of 1983. Andrea and Bernd’s Read more about Murdered Abroad: Andrea Scherpf and Bernd Göricke[…]